WORLD NEW ENERGY VEHICLE CONGRESS

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Added On July 4, 2019

Discussions at the two-day congress have been focused around new energy vehicles or NEVs. 

 
Horbert Diess, chairman of the Board of Management of Volkswagen AG, said at the congress that China is a global leader in manufacturing new energy vehicles and that the Chinese government has a clear road map to beef up the industry. 
 
More than 200 types of NEV cars were launched in the country in the first half of this year. 
 
Leading Chinese automaker First Automotive Works said 40 percent of their passenger vehicles will be NEVs by 2025. 
 
Chongqing Changan Automobile Co., Ltd aims to roll out Level-3 self-driving cars that are connected to the internet by 2020.
 
Meanwhile, top Chinese car manufacturer SAIC Motor said it is working on new 5G technology to make driving more "intelligent." 
 
By the end of 2018, car manufacturers had sold over 5.64 million NEVs around the world. 52.8 percent of those cars were sold in China.