This article was published in The Beam #6 — Subscribe now for more on the topic . I consider myself a very lucky person as I have had the opportunity to spend two to three months in China every year since 2008. I have always been interested in the Chinese electric vehicle market and I was really impressed by their market development rates. It is expected that EV sales for personal use will reach 2.11 million units in 2020 with EV ownership exceeding five million units. There is no exact information available concerning electric buses and trucks, but Chinese government policy is encouraging the delivery industry to turn to electric vehicles in most big cities such as Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Shenzhen. Since 2017, 40% of city bus orders were electric buses. Zhang Kaiyv — Beijing I met with Mr. Huang Hongsheng, the Chairman of Skywell New Energy Vehicle Group, and asked him about the reason behind this shift towards electric buses. Skywell New Energy Vehicle Group is one of the 5th biggest producers of EV buses in China and our interview took place in the Nanjing Golden Dragon Bus Co., Ltd. where we had the chance to see […]

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