Transport

UN Urges Global Effort to Counter Waste Trafficking to Asia

Southeast Asia remains a key destination for illicit waste shipped primarily from Europe, North America and other parts of Asia,…

2 weeks ago

BYD’s EV Victory Over Tesla May Be Short-Lived As Sales Cool

The drop in numbers comes despite steep discounts BYD has handed out on its vehicles, signalling that Tesla's global clout…

2 weeks ago

China’s Oil Giants Rush to Adapt as Buyers Shift to EVs

With sales of electric vehicles expected to account for 40% of the 23 million cars sold this year, China’s demand…

2 weeks ago

Job Cuts Loom at China’s SAIC, Plus JVs with GM, VW

Sources claim state-owned SAIC Motor plans to cut 30% of workers at its JV with General Motors, 10% at its…

3 weeks ago

China’s Alibaba Trialling Deliveries Via a Reusable Rocket

Alibaba's online shopping platform is working with a startup developing reusable rockets that aim to fly cargo to countries around…

3 weeks ago

In Battle for China EV Market, Xiaomi’s ‘Thor’ Takes on Elon Musk

Xiaomi co-founder and CEO, Lei Jun, believes his newly launched electric sedan is a direct competitor of Tesla — both…

3 weeks ago

Huawei Profits Jump 144% in Fastest Growth Since US Sanctions

Huawei remained relatively muted about its achievement, doing away with the press conference and launch event it has held every…

3 weeks ago

China’s BYD Delays EV Factory; Solid-State Batteries ‘Unsafe’

BYD has set back plans for an EV factory in Vietnam, while CATL has said solid-state batteries are problematic and…

3 weeks ago

Alibaba Ditches Cainiao IPO, Offers to Buy Remaining Shares

The e-commerce giant has abandoned plans to list its cross-border logistics unit and is offering minority shareholders of Cainiao a…

3 weeks ago

China Launches WTO Complaint Against US Over EV Subsidies

Beijing claims Washington is using the cover of climate change and emissions reductions to avoid subsidising Chinese products in its…

3 weeks ago

CATL in Talks With Tesla on Battery Tech Licence in US: WSJ

Chinese EV battery-maker is in talks with Tesla and other automakers to licence its battery technology in the United States,…

3 weeks ago

Nissan to Launch 30 New Models, Boost Global Sales by 1 Million

The Japanese automaker now plans for hybrids and fully electric cars to make up 60% of its sales by the…

4 weeks ago