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Published on January 31st, 2012 | by Zachary Shahan


EVs Outselling Hybrids 2:1 in China

Looks like the Chinese like their clean cars pure, they bought about twice as many pure electric vehicles than hybrid vehicles in 2011. But 2012 could see that ration grow even larger (in favor of electric vehicles). Here’s more from sister site Gas2:

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is the director of CleanTechnica, the most popular cleantech-focused website in the world, and Planetsave, a world-leading green and science news site. He has been covering green news of various sorts since 2008, and he has been especially focused on solar energy, electric vehicles, and wind energy for the past four years or so. Aside from his work on CleanTechnica and Planetsave, he's the Network Manager for their parent organization – Important Media – and he's the Owner/Founder of Solar Love, EV Obsession, and Bikocity. To connect with Zach on some of your favorite social networks, go to and click on the relevant buttons.

  • John Briggs

    Is this where I should point out that Americans bought more EVs and hybrids than Chinese in 2011?

    • Zachary Shahan

      Possibly. Let me check

      • Zachary Shahan

        yes, it is :D

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