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Electric Car Crystal Ball Gazing in China as the New Year Dawns

Here are three things to expect in 2022 in the world’s biggest EV market.

A BYD EV charges at the company's showroom in Beijing.

A BYD EV charges at the company's showroom in Beijing.

Photographer: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg
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This time 20 years ago, China joined the World Trade Organization, kicking off a new era in the country’s automobile sector as overseas carmakers began to muscle in. Next year is also shaping up to be a banner one, particularly in China’s electric-vehicle segment.