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  1. Air-conditioned version of electric MyCar here soon

    Posted Sep 16th 2010, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... Lana Lam A faster, bigger and more expensive version of MyCar, Hong Kong's first locally designed electric vehicle, will hit the streets soon with a crucial component that was missing ... will be better next year,' she said. The Danish minister for science, technology and innovation Charlotte Sahl-Madsen visited PolyU in Hung Hom yesterday to test-drive the electric car. ...

  2. General Electric's problem with China

    Posted Jul 06th 2010, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... publicised supposedly private speech of the year, Immelt whinged that it was getting very difficult for big companies to do business on the mainland and that his own company, General Electric ... but critical engagement, as per Immelt in Shanghai, or Immelt's meltdown in Rome is the more profitable way forward. Partners benefit General Electric has been pursuing joint ventures ...

  3. Recharging key to Nissan's electric push

    Posted Nov 16th 2009, 12:00am by Kandy Wong

    ... Kandy Wong in Beijing Nissan Motor's electric vehicle prototype is light and runs smoothly, but the company concedes that initial buyers may be limited to those who own a home and have a place to recharge the car. Industry players expect China to be the leader in commercialising electric vehicles. But the market may remain small on the mainland, where most people in big ...

  4. Home-grown electric car hits city's roads

    Posted Oct 24th 2009, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan The city's home-developed electric car hit the streets yesterday at a price of HK$97,000, with the manufacturer predicting success despite licensing restrictions, a top ... Kwok-wah, chairman of maker EuAuto, said he was hopeful of more sales if the government established a citywide network of charging points. 'I am confident electric vehicles will be popular ...

  5. GM expects electric vehicles will get cheaper

    Posted Apr 16th 2009, 12:00am by Kandy Wong

    ... Kandy Wong General Motors China believes the cost of electric vehicles will be 'more acceptable' in the medium term and will launch the company's first electric car, ... The central government signed a preliminary agreement last week with Japan's Nissan Motor in Beijing to jointly develop electric vehicles. The mainland has already begun to replace ...

  6. Carmakers told to rev up efforts to go electric

    Posted Nov 11th 2008, 12:00am by Kandy Wong

    ... Kandy Wong The National Development and Reform Commission has urged the mainland's major carmakers to co-operate in making electric cars, while suggesting 'incapable' carmakers leave the industry. 'Hybrid vehicles should be just the transition before local carmakers can manufacture their own electric cars or plug-in hybrids,' said Chen Jianguo, a deputy ...

  7. Shanghai Electric float to raise $5b

    Posted Apr 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Anette Jonsson Retail portion of equipment maker's IPO is 11.7 times subscribed at a top-of-the-range price of $1.70 Shanghai Electric Group has priced its initial public offering ... offer, Shanghai Electric attracted only moderate interest, coming as it did amid widespread uncertainty on the Hong Kong stock market's near-term direction. One market source said the retail ...

  8. CLP revenue drops 14.5pc on lower demand, tariff cut

    Posted May 13th 2009, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang Weakened electricity demand in Guangdong and a tariff cut in Hong Kong dragged down the revenue of power producer CLP Holdings 14.5 per cent to HK$11.05 billion in the first three months of this year. The utility said yesterday electricity exports to the mainland slumped 47 per cent in the quarter from a year earlier, a result of the economic slowdown and dwindling ...

  9. Clipsal expects to bring in $403m from transactions

    Posted Aug 26th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Clipsal Industries (Holdings) - a member of Hong Kong's Gold Peak Industries (Holdings) - plans to transfer its core electrical wiring business to a new joint venture with French electrical engineering group Schneider Electric. In a separate transaction, Singapore-listed Clipsal will also sell its Australian electrical wiring business to Schneider. The deals would net Clipsal ...

  10. Carmakers urged to develop green vehicles

    Posted Apr 11th 2009, 12:00am by Kandy Wong

    ... the electricity infrastructure necessary to help turn the nation's vehicle industry green. 'Carmakers should seize the advantage to speed up the development of electric vehicles when the global car industry is reshuffling,' Miao Wei, vice-minister of Industry and Information Technology, told an electric vehicle development conference in Beijing yesterday. Towards that end, ...




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