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Liam Denning

China's Electric Vehicles Run on Coal! Yes, But ...

Battery vehicles have more energy options than gas-burning engines.
Photographer: Qilai Shen

China's offhand bombshell about potentially consigning gasoline-fueled cars to the scrapheap has met, predictably, with a round of cheers and jeers.

This is about one of the latter, which concerns the chart below: