Cutting carbon takes a backseat to ‘normal life’ for China and Xi Jinping

The country is less focussed on its environmental impacts and more on maintaining regular energy supply following the turbulence of the pandemic

VW Group doubles EV sales in 2021

This included the quadrupling of its EV sales in China

Chinese car industry ‘not on track for net zero’

That’s the view from a new report by Greenpeace, claiming more ambitious targets are needed

Volkswagen looks to double Chinese EV sales in 2022

Last year the company suffered a 14% drop in overall car sales in the Asian country

Alibaba to become carbon-neutral by 2030

It has set science-based targets to achieve this

Goldman Sachs and Beijing think tank launch green finance group

They will facilitate dialogue on climate action among senior executives from global corporations and researchers from leading institutions and advise and work with policymakers to enhance green finance co-operation

GCN bags deal for 200 hydrogen trucks in China

Alongside its partners in the venture, $360m will be invested into an electric and hydrogen transport manufacturing plant

Sinopec set to build ‘world’s largest’ solar-to-hydrogen plant

The Chinese company has set an aim of producing 500,000 tonnes of green hydrogen per year by 2025

Does China boast the most hydrogen-powered HGVs in the world?

A new partnership is looking to boost this number even further and show the key role FCEVs can play in the global transition to net zero

Cost of EVs to rise as China dominates the market

A new study has found more than half the EVs made in 2026 will be coming from China – and as the price in lithium rises, so will the price of the cars