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Special Electric Vehicle Seminar, 3/31/2010

Overview of China Electric Vehicle Development and Business Model Innovation
Wednesday, March 31, 2010 - 06:30 - 09:00
Conference Room 2B
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
650 Page Mill Road, Palo Alto, CA

Prompted by government support, electric vehicle development & promotion is the hottest transportation sector objective in China today. All across China, municipalities and provinces seek technological solutions to limit automotive and transportation-related exhaust pollution while continuing the growth path to enable their products and goods to reach ports for world-wide distribution. Starting with its workers, China is now THE largest user and producer of electric mopeds, and has the goal to be a leading producer in electric cars, trucks and buses.

The US-Green Energy Council is pleased to announce a timely seminar this week involving a key electric vehicle insider from China. Do you want to know the current status of electric vehicle development in China? What is the business model for electric vehicle commercialization in China? Please don't miss this opportunity to learn directly from one of the senior experts in Chinese electric vehicle industry.

As a preview to the US-China Green Energy Council's Shanghai/Suzhou transportation panel this summer, the Potevio-CNOOC New Energy Power Corporation is presenting, "Overview of China Electric Vehicle Development and Business Model Innovation" this Wednesday evening in Palo Alto.  The Potevio-CNOOC New Energy Power Corp. is a joint venture company owned by two  China's leading corporations: the state owned IT & telecommunications leader, China Potevio Group (http://www.potevio.com/en/index.jsp) and the state owned China National Offshore Oil Company (CNOOC)  (http://newtest.cnooc.com.cn/yyww/gsjj/default.shtml). These two companies garner hundreds of billion RMB in revenue each year.


Conference Room 2B
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
650 Page Mill Road
Palo Alto, CA


6:30-7:00 pm:    Registration, light dinner and networking
7:00-7:15 pm:    Welcome and Introduction by UCGEC
7:15-8:15 pm:    Speech by Zicong Xie
8:15-8:30 pm:    Q&A
8:30-9:00 pm:    Networking


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Organizer: US-China Green Energy Council (UCGEC)

Founded in Silicon Valley in 2008, UCGEC is a leading non-profit organization that connects U.S. and Chinese individuals interested in green energy. The mission of UCGEC is to facilitate and sponsor high impact cleantech collaborative initiatives and projects between the U.S. and China, and to serve as a platform for the integration of policy, business, investment, and R&D projects for the two countries.

Speaker Biography

Mr. Zicong Xie is now the assistant general manager of Putian-CNOOC New Energy Power Corporation, responsible for managing of technology and marketing departments.

Mr. Xie is the senior research scholar on strategic planning of China Electric Vehicle business model and infrastructure. He has decades of research experiences on electric vehicles, especially for the commercialization of electric passenger vehicles.

Mr. Xie is the member of expert group to write "infrastructure and business model" report for "Shier Wu" planning project of energy saving and new energy vehicle,  which  is one of important projects under the "863 plan" of Ministry of Science and Technology. He is also the member of China expert group for China-Europe electric vehicle round-table meeting; and the panel member of "strategic planning on electric vehicle business model and infrastructure" organized by National key projects laboratory of Automotive Safety and Energy Efficiency in Tsinghua University. Mr. Xie is the editor in chief of "2010-2014 Development plan of charging station for electric vehicles" published by China Putian group.

Mr. Xie has written many papers such as "Business Model Comparison between the fuel vehicle and the electric vehicle" and "Commercialization of electric vehicles". In 2006, he was awarded as "China Top Ten Planning Person of the Year".