Saab to launch electric sedan in 2014

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Saab to launch electric 9-3 in 2014

Order of 200 electric has already been placed, for the Chinese market

Saab 9-3 Sedan. (Pic: NEVS)

The new of car manufacturer Saab have it will launch an electric of its sedan, with China as its market.

Chinese-owned National Vehicle Sweden (NEVS), bought Saab out of bankruptcy in 2012, will pick up of the petrol-driven 9-3 sedan the company was on before it became insolvent.

NEVS’ partner and part Qingdao has placed an order for a fleet of 200 electric cars delivery starting in spring

Kai Johan Jiang, NEVS and main owner said: expertise along with technology around batteries and new materials and our Chinese group’s on green technology is our strength for the

Saab teetered on the edge of for nearly two years and was briefly by the Dutch car firm Spyker became embroiled in a legal with Saab s former General Motors (GM).

A last-ditch bid to raise funds in with the Youngman group, was by GM over issues concerning the of technology and the company ended up in

NEVS said the production will start at a modest ten a week for its petrol-based sedan and gradually the pace will be to meet customers’ demand.

Kong-based National Modern Holdings, a clean energy has a 78% holding in NEVS, and the Chinese of Qingdao which has a 22% stake.

Chinese market

Electric (EV) are gaining traction in due to high pollution levels and government subsidies.

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In September, the announced a programme to support new vehicle adoption and introduce subsidies in a bid to reduce energy and control excessive air pollution in cities over the next years.

The government is looking to invest billion over the next ten towards plug-in hybrid and EVs. The plan is to put five EVs on the road by 2020.

Think-tank The Group said these new incentives are expected to speed up the of electric vehicles in urban

Changhua Wu, Greater China said: Such incentive will be a new boost to market for EVs, which will continued technology innovation and Financing manufacturing, consumption, and importantly the infrastructure will generate growth and jobs. The go beyond economic, but environmental and

But while as exciting as it is, gaps do exist that must be for the successful implementation of this

Wu said the sector continues to technological barriers from like lack of infrastructure to EV charging still remains at the stages.

“To address those sharing and learning from countries’ experiences becomes China must more reach out to other countries for the opportunity cannot be missed.

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