New Energy Car Union
Created by State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission (SASAC), 'New Energy Car Union' was created in August 2010 to develop a Chinese electric car standard. Sasac oversees the largest of China's state-owned companies.
The New York Times reports ultimate investment made be $15 billion in R&D, a significant sum.
Included in New Energy Car Union are 15 soe's, such as:
China Ordnance, the State Grid Corp the Poly Group, and the giant oil company Sinopec.