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Dr. Frank Umbach
China has become the world’s biggest car
manufacturer, but not a global player in the industry. Rapid change in
automotive technology, though, provides it with the same challenges and
opportunities as it does the industry’s leaders. Chinese companies are
investing heavily in electric car and autonomous-vehicle designs. Much more
needs to happen, though, both in China and in the global environment, for the
Asian giant to be able to go international.
Tension exists between industrialised countries and emerging nations over CO2 emission targets. But without a new agreement beyond 2012, stabilising greenhouse gas emissions remains an impossible dream as GIS expert, Dr Friedemann Mueller explains.
EVERY year a group of more than 10,000 people meet for two weeks at some e...
Dr. Friedemann Mueller