Electric cars are proving to be popular in China with government policies designed to make purchasing an electric car the most economical and desirable option for Chinese consumers. However, the Chinese automobile market is still in its infancy and incapable of absorbing so many electric cars. China sold only 330,000 electrics last year. While that is more than any other country, it is still a very small percentage of total sales. According to Pilar Dieter, Shanghai-based Partner of Solidiance, while there are so many electric car projects with billions in investments being done, the state of immaturity in the Chinese electric car market does not guarantee everyone to survive.
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