China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) is urging new energy vehicle (NEV) manufacturers to closely monitor their products’ safety performance and will begin random national quality checks with its affiliates.

To set up state regulation for the industry’s product design and operational management, the department will soon circulate documents regarding the government’s new guidance and comments on the NEV industry.

This is not the first time the government body has expressed concern over the NEV industry’s quality control capabilities.

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Runhua Zhao

Runhua Zhao is a technology reporter based in Beijing. Connect with her via email: runhuazhao@technode.com