International Developments

China Mandates 30% EVs in Government Fleets by 2016

In its effort to curb pollution emitted from on-road transport sources and reduce energy costs, China is mandating that electric vehicles—i.e. plug-in hybrids and/or fuel-cell vehicles—make up at least 30% of all government vehicle purchases by 2016.

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ExxonMobil, ZeoGas Ink MTG License Deal

Houston-based ZeoGas LLC announced July 21 that it signed a licensing deal for the ExxonMobil methanol-to-gasoline technology for a proposed natural-gas-to-gasoline project on the U.S. Gulf Coast.