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The panda now arriving on platform one is the 2021 service from Chongqing

The panda now arriving on platform one is the 2021 service from Chongqing

(ATF) China is expected to see its first panda-themed tourist train go into service this year.The novel concept, which comprises carriages fitted with mobile hotels, games parlours and bars, is expected to go into operation in Chongqing, the city of 30 million in south-western Sichuan province.Passengers can travel in premium …

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Biden sends warning to China on chips and rare earths

Biden sends warning to China on chips and rare earths

(ATF) President Biden sent an effective warning to China on Wednesday February 24 as he signed an executive order for a review of supply chains that will cover semiconductor chips and rare earths.Biden signed the executive order after a meeting with both Democratic and Republican politicians that he hailed as …

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EV sector fast-tracked by green recovery

EV sector fast-tracked by green recovery

(ATF) The confirmation of Joe Biden as the next President of the United States has also stoked electric vehicle and green finance bulls as the leadership change incentivises and drives demand for renewable energy.And the magnitude of stimulus deployed globally for recovery from the coronavirus pandemic is game changing, as …

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SAIC Motor and Alibaba join forces to create Tesla rival

SAIC Motor and Alibaba join forces to create Tesla rival

(ATF) SAIC Motor and Alibaba Group have jumped on the electric vehicle (EV) bandwagon by teaming up in Shanghai's Pudong New Area for a 10 billion yuan ($1.5 billion) megaproject to develop premium cars to rival Tesla.The joint venture will be based in Zhangjiang Hi-tech Park under the brand name …

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