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China steers electric car dream

As China's leaders meet in Beijing for the annual parliamentary session, pollution is high on the agenda prompting a renewed effort to boost the electric car industry.

As China's leaders meet in Beijing for the annual parliamentary session, pollution is high on the agenda.

Some analysts believe this might now prompt a renewed effort to kick-start the domestic electric car industry.

So far, no country has succeeded in making the dream of emission-free driving a reality - despite the lofty ideal.

John Sudworth reports from China.

  • 07 Mar
  • From the section China