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China needs more e-bikes, not cars, former minister says [Copy link] 中文

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Post time 2016-3-18 20:42:39 |Display all floors
China doesn't need large-size electric cars like those made by Tesla Motors, a former government minister said today. Instead, compact, pedestrian-friendly cities need small electric bicycles.
"I'm not a fan of Tesla. I'm not a supporter of a government subsidy for large-size electric cars like Tesla," Qiu Baoxing, former-vice minister of Housing and Urban-Rural Development, said at a forum on sm ...

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Post time 2016-3-18 22:33:30 |Display all floors
I totally agreed with Mr. Qiu. Future cities should be pedestrian friendly. That's why I like Broad Group Chairman Zhang's proposal of SkyCity as it is the most pedestrian friendly urban development model that I have ever come across. It does not even need e-bicycles as people travel in it by either elevators, escalators or just walking.

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