You can use the full link, Chris. Then we'll know where we are browsing to.
Your tinyurl resolves to
http://www.treehugger.com/files/2008/12 ... -china.php
This article is copied from
http://www.greencarcongress.com/2008/12 ... lug-i.html
which in turn is from a press release at
http://www.bydauto.com.cn/information/r ... 693&t=news
This last link is in Chinese, which I can't read.
The story is the BYD saloon car going on sale. It looks good, and the story claims a range of 100km on electric power, with a range extender for longer journeys, which is probably the most sensible compromise.