Heizmann said a lack of clarity about whether electric car
quotas would be softened, is forcing VW to push ahead with an
aggressive launch schedule for electric cars in China.
"The rules look like they are being revised," Heizmann said,
adding that Chinese authorities have not yet clarified how a
system of credits for so-called New Energy Vehicles (NEV)'s will
A lobbying campaign from Berlin to persuade Chinese authorities
to water down the proposals, may prove to be helpful, Heizmann
In China, policymakers have put forward proposals forcing
carmakers to meet sales targets for electric vehicles and
plug-in hybrid vehicles of 7 percent in 2020 and 15 percent in
(Reporting by Edward Taylor; Editing by Harro ten Wolde)
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