The growth in popularity of electric vehicles in China alone, even if it’s a trend not followed anywhere else in the world, is enough to drive the automotive market to make fundamental changes to the way it manufactures cars as well as the raw materials and fuels it uses.
The China Association of Automobile Manufacturers says sales of new energy vehicles – which includes hydrogen – reached 507,000 units in 2016, representing an increase of 53 per cent compared with 2015.
In the previous year, the increase was similar. The steep upward trend seems to have taken off in 2014, according to analysis by Bloomberg. [Read more…] about Cheap batteries will accelerate sales of electric cars worldwide, says report