Transport Insights

Chinese Airlines Allowed to Lift US Flights to 50 a Week

Flights between China and the US were badly disrupted by the Covid pandemic, but the US says Chinese airlines can…

24 hours ago

China Plan to Train 45,000 Firms in Hacker Protection Measures

Two-year plan will focus on protective measures and include drills simulating ransomware attacks, for 45,000+ companies in China's industrial sector…

2 days ago

Chinese Rocket Failure Opened Door for SpaceX in Indonesia

The failure of a Chinese rocket launch in April 2020 gave Elon Musk's SpaceX the opportunity to carry satellites for…

1 week ago

German Firms May Exit Xinjiang, China Hopes They Don’t

BASF is getting out and VW may follow. China said in response it hopes businesses in Xinjiang "cherish" their opportunities…

1 week ago

China’s EV Maker Xpeng Unveils Big Hiring, AI Investment Plan

CEO He Xiaopeng said the carmaker would hire 4,000 new workers and invest $486m in AI, as China faces a…

1 week ago

Japan Successfully Launches H3 Rocket a Year After Failure

The launch marks a second straight win for the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency after its lunar lander, SLIM, achieved a "pinpoint" touchdown…

2 weeks ago

Red Sea Crisis Hurting Indian Exporters As Rivals Nab Business

Small exporters in India, many of whom work on small margins, have warned that job losses could soar if attacks…

2 weeks ago

Volkswagen’s China Troubles Worsen Amid New Forced Labour Claim

VW has said it is reviewing “the future direction of business" in Xinjiang, where a test track was constructed for…

2 weeks ago

Russians Get Chinese Help to Make Citroen EVs at Stellantis Plant

Late last year a Russian firm imported car kits to assemble Citroёn C5 models at an old plant still owned…

2 weeks ago

Japan Slips Into Recession, But BOJ Still Seen Ending Stimulus

Government data released on Thursday showed that GDP fell by an annualised 0.4% in the October-December period after a 3.3%…

2 weeks ago

China’s BYD in Talks on Mexico Factory for Exports to US – Nikkei

Chinese carmaker is doing a study on building a factory in Mexico, which would export cheap EVs to the US;…

2 weeks ago

Top Execs at Toyota’s Daihatsu Bow Out Over Safety-Test Scandal

The departures are among the most drastic changes Daihatsu has made so far after revealing last year it had rigged…

2 weeks ago