Power blackouts in more than 10 provinces across the mainland may further sap drivers’ appetite for EVs in regions where their take-up is already low. Photo: Reuters Power blackouts in more than 10 provinces across the mainland may further sap drivers’ appetite for EVs in regions where their take-up is already low. Photo: Reuters
Power blackouts in more than 10 provinces across the mainland may further sap drivers’ appetite for EVs in regions where their take-up is already low. Photo: Reuters

Power cuts may stifle Chinese demand for electric vehicles as charging stations in parts of the country suspend operations, say analysts

  • The temporary suspension of operations at charging stations is likely to put some motorists off switching to a new-energy vehicle, say analysts
  • Since last week, the outages have caused some charging stations to shut down during rush hours, leaving some electric cars unable to take to the roads

Topic |   China’s power crisis
Power blackouts in more than 10 provinces across the mainland may further sap drivers’ appetite for EVs in regions where their take-up is already low. Photo: Reuters Power blackouts in more than 10 provinces across the mainland may further sap drivers’ appetite for EVs in regions where their take-up is already low. Photo: Reuters
Power blackouts in more than 10 provinces across the mainland may further sap drivers’ appetite for EVs in regions where their take-up is already low. Photo: Reuters
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