China's green vehicles industry plan: developing PHV/EV/FCV as a national strategy
Popularization of HV and energy-efficient conventional vehicles/technologies is the immediate target
In July 2012, China's State Council published a medium- to long-term plan called "Energy-efficient and new-energy vehicles industry development plan (2012-2020)", referred to below as "New industry development plan", that guides China's future development of its auto industry through 2020.
Earlier, in March 2012, China's Ministry of Science and Technology had published "The 12th five-year-plan electric vehicle technology development special planning (2011-2015)", referred to below as "Electric vehicle technology development plan"), a technical version of the New industry development plan.
Summarized below are the key points in the New industry development plan including those in the Electric vehicle technology development plan. The original text of the New industry development plan is available here (PDF file in Chinese).
* Beijing Motor Show 2012: HV/PHV/EV/FCV by major OEMs
(eight emerging Chinese OEMs), (SAIC, Dongfeng Motor and China FAW),
(Changan Automobile, BAIC, GAC, and Fujian Motor), (16 international OEMs exhibit)
* China's major OEMs plan their own-brand HEVs, EVs, and FCVs:
Six state-owned OEMs: SAIC/Dongfeng Motor/China FAW/Changan Automobile/BAIC/GAC,
China's major OEMs: Chery/BYD/Brilliance Automobile/JAC/Geely/Great Wall Motor