Chinese market welcomes global electric vehicles so that customers can enjoy diverse products and services, said Wan Gang, Minister of Science and Technology, at Saturday's National People's Congress (NPC) Press Conference.
He added the number of electric vehicles sold in China reached 770,000 in 2017, and the number of ownership achieved 1.6 million, accounting for half of the world's total.
Electric vehicles can reduce air pollution, promote application of artificial intelligence and ease traffic congestion. The development of electric vehicles has become a trend across the globe. The development of electric vehicles in China is a key link for the transformation and upgrade in this sector on the globle, said Wan.