SHANGHAI — Global automakers will be flexing their muscle in China's electric vehicle market in the next few years. And the auto show in Beijing will give Chinese consumers a glimpse of what's coming.
China has seen a swarm of local EV startups as the government encouraged zero-emissions transportation. But those companies mostly have been smaller ventures. The industry's global giants have been slower to create EV portfolios there.
The competition between local automakers and international brands is beginning to simmer.