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Chery Unveils Plug-in Trumps GM Volt’s Range

A Chery Automobile Group Co. S18 vehicle

Feb. 20 (Bloomberg) Chery Automobile Co.. largest maker of own-brand unveiled its first plug-in touting a range more twice as far as General Motors ’s planned Volt.

The S18 can travel as as 150 kilometers (93 miles) using its batteries, Chery said in a posted on its Web site yesterday. Volt, due to go on sale next has a range of 64 kilometers. Chery has no as yet on when the S18 will go on sale, Jin Yibo said in an interview by today.

China has encouraged domestic to develop alternative-energy vehicles to oil imports and pollution, as well as to the local industry challenge GM and Motor Corp. overseas. BYD Co. the automaker backed by billionaire Buffett. started selling the first mass-produced plug-in in December.

The Chinese government plans to domestic automakers’ research alternative-energy vehicles in a bid to have on the roads of 10 cities by 2012, Minister Wan Gang said in

Automobiles account for about of the total oil consumption in China, the largest vehicle market the U.S. That may rise to 60 by 2020, according to the Development Center of the State Council.

Plug-in cars can be recharged standard household powerpoints. The S18 can be charged in as little as four and be 80 percent powered via a quick at a specialist station in 30 minutes, said.


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BYD’s F3 DM can run for 100 using only batteries. It as little as seven hours to charge and can be 50 percent powered via a charge at a specialist station in 10

To help support the development of technologies, the Chinese government to give out subsidies of as much as yuan ($88,000) per vehicle to operators and government agencies to fund purchases of electric, and fuel-cell automobiles.

Chrysler the third-largest U.S. automaker, is sales of battery-powered cars 100,000 a year by 2013 and GM is on selling 60,000 of its first model in the year after it on sale in 2010.

Gasoline-electric hybrids and other vehicles made up 2.2 percent of the market in 2007, according to Power Associates. which that share to expand to 7 by 2015.

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