Chinese leaders have adopted a plan aimed at turning the
country into one of the leading producers of hybrid and all-
electric vehicles within three years, and making it the
world leader in electric cars and buses after that.
The goal, which radiates from the very top of the Chinese
government, suggests that Detroit’s Big Three, already
struggling to stay alive, will face even stiffer foreign
competition on the next field of automotive technology than
they do today.
“China is well positioned to lead in this,” said David
Tulauskas, director of China government policy at General