The demand for electric vehicles in China feels the force of gravity: A deteriorating smog...

|By:, SA News Editor

The demand for electric vehicles in China feels the force of gravity: A deteriorating smog situation in major metro areas such as Beijing has the government testing an incentive program for electric vehicles, although consumers continue to show only a passing interest in hybrids or EVs. Tesla Motors (TSLA +0.5%) will open a retail store in the nation this spring, but may want to wait before it shifts its China plans into second gear.