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China says 30 pct of new government cars will be electric and other 'new energy' vehicles
Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Sunday, July 13, 2014 5:48 AM EDT
China says at least 30 percent of newly purchased government cars will be electric and other types of "new energy vehicles" as it attempts to tackle air pollution and encourage the electric car market.
They include electric cars, plug-in hybrids, fuel-cell and solar-powered cars.
China is the world's biggest auto market by number of vehicles sold.