Fraud Leaves China's Electric Car Demand in Doubt

  • Government investigating legitimacy of electric vehicle sales
  • New-energy vehicle sales in China are double those in the U.S.

China Probes Subsidies Fraud by Electric Car Makers

The numbers may have looked too good to be true. Suzhou Gemsea Coach Manufacturing Co., operating out of a blue metal shed west of Shanghai, told the Chinese government it produced 3,700 electric vehicles last year -- almost all of them in one month.

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