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Dongfeng Motor targets for mid-level car market

Dongfeng Motor Corp. brought up 22 brand-new vehicles to the 13th International Auto Show in Shanghai, with exhibiting booth space as large as 2,500 square meters including 1,000 for commercial vehicles outdoors. On display were 16 passenger cars, six commercial vehicles and four engines, all demonstrating Dongfeng's latest development and

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Government support crucial for new energy vehicles

SHANGHAI - Turning China's policy of support for new energy vehicles into concrete help for its automakers is the key to any rapid advancement of the industry. So far, success with electric vehicles, hybrids and fuel cell vehicles has been achieved mainly with demonstration projects, many of which had been

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The cost of hybridizatio

SHANGHAI - Government incentives are the traditional way to get new technology into the market, but making systems modular so they can be used by many automakers will also reduce the cost to final consumers, say two international suppliers. Type          % Fuel savings       Cost Micro         5-10                 $200-$1,000

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