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Green cars still far from taking off in China

BYD's new plug-in hybrid car Tang costs about $48,000. However, even with the subsidiary it is still not affordable for most Chinese people.

GUANGZHOU, China -- Alternative-fuel cars are failing to gain ground fast in China despite more government subsidies for consumers buying hybrid or electric vehicles.

     Observers say the government's policy of promoting domestic carmakers is hampering the spread of advanced green car technologies. 

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