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Chinese Internet company makes surprise appearance as electric carmaker


A Beijing-based Internet and mobile-video company, called Leshi Internet Information & Technology Co., has announced it’s prepared to start developing and producing electric cars for sale in China. The world’s largest auto market has been fighting severe pollution recently and the government aims to support the local introduction of alternative means of transportation, such as eco-friendly battery-operated electric cars. The new ...
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