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  1. Has anyone imported a cheap Chines "LSEV" to the UK?

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    I have read and watched a lot of stuff recently about the huge number of stupidly cheap little "Low Speed Electric Vehicles" sold in China. These can be ordered and shipped to the UK for less than £3000! Has anyone else done this? Or might I be the first to give it a go? Any problems? Legal /...
  2. China's Mini-EV 'revolution' video

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    China's Micro-EV market is taking off with cars available for £5,000 and even £1,200! The China EV market is split in two, (i) PHEVs for taxi drivers (who never actually charge them, but due to policy and subsidy these are the only ways to get a car immediately and start business as an 'uber'...
  3. The Truth about EVs in China

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    I see so many naive comments about how great it is in China for EVs that I thought a dose of reality is necessary. I worked 20 years in auto industry in China. For background, China always had system whereby cities (same size as European countries) managed own license plate issuance. They...
  4. Do not write-off Tesla yet; Beijing loves it

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    While customers were busy cribbing about Tesla’s safety features and investors were chastising CEO Elon Musk for not meeting the delivery deadlines, half the globe away, car-lovers were watching Tesla models with awe as the company made its maiden appearance at the Beijing Motor Show this week...
  5. Ali Baba's Cave

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    Having just discovered the giant alibaba.com, filled with Chinese products looking for distribution, look at the riches I found when I typed in "electric car"! Electric Car-Electric Car Manufacturers, Suppliers and Exporters on Alibaba.comNew Cars