1 In 2010, the same four ministries began selecting pilot cities for private sector EV development, including Shenzhen, Hangzhou, and Hefei. Our analysis focuses on EVs in the public sector, as private use of EVs is still in initial stages in China.
2 Government document on the national pilot education reform. (http://www.gov.cn/zwgk/2011-01/12/content_1783332.htm)
3 Yao Yiran & Zheng Siyuan, “Many Cities Try Land Exploration Reform: Pilot Experiences may be extended nationally,” Economy & Nation Weekly, issue 20, 2012. (http://jingji.cntv.cn/2012/10/08/ARTI1349678672796283.shtml)
4 Hu Zhouying, “Electric Vehicles Can Access Battery Charging or Swapping Stations Within Five Kilometers in Hangzhou.” (http://www.dtkjg.com/news_v.asp?id=93)
5 Ray Jing, “Hangzhou to Lease 20,000 EVs in Two Years,” China Automotive Review, Aug. 8., 2012. (http://www.chinaautoreview.com/pub/CARArticle.aspx?ID=7647)
6 Pan Mingjun, “Ten Cities, Thousand Vehicles: Loser-out Tournament? Middle Evaluation Will be Conducted After the Two Sessions,” Auto Business, Mar. 2, 2012. (http://www.chinabuses.com/policy/2012/0302/article_2760.html)
7 Gao Yiran, “Auto Subsidies, Local Government Should Not Play as a Doting Parent,” China Business Times, Sept. 14, 2012. (http://www.cbt.com.cn/a/chanjingxinwen/qiche/2012/0914/19992.html)