Stay on top of the electric car revolution by signing up to our Hyperdrive newsletter here . Welcome to 2022 from Beijing. After the explosive growth last year in China’s EV market, what could this year have in store for consumers? The short answer: more of the same. Sales — which more than doubled last year and should end up topping 3 million once December’s figures are added — are forecast to almost double again to 6 million, according to the China Passenger Car Association. New-energy vehicles, which include electric cars, plug-in hybrids and fuel-cell autos, will account for about one in five of new car sales. A key reason behind the expected sales surge is the looming end of government subsidies for EV purchases, which won’t be available from 2023 on. Introduced 12 years ago to support the development of the nascent industry, the subsidies have slowly been […]