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China cracks down on fraud by electric-car makers after government subsidy programs for the industry backfire

1 month ago
Sky Canaves
enerous state support for the electric vehicle industry fueled a rush by companies to obtain funding, regardless of whether they were actually capable of producing vehicles.
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.