6th Dec 2023


Chinese electric-car firms flock to EU market

Chinese firm Great Wall Motor is to launch a hybrid SUV with a 150km, electric-powered range, in Germany in 2021 it said Monday, Reuters reports, as well as a mini-hybrid car, with an electric-powered range of 400km, more broadly in Europe in 2022. Chinese electric-car company Nio recently began sales in Norway. Chinese firms Xpeng and BYD already sell cars in Europe.

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Can Green Deal survive the 2024 European election?

Six months ahead of the EU elections, knocking an 'elitist' climate agenda is looking like a vote-winner to some. Saving the Green Deal and the EU's climate ambitions starts with listening to Europeans who are struggling to make ends meet.

Afghanistan is a 'forever emergency,' says UN head

Afghanistan is a "forever emergency" rendered worse by an isolated country intent on dismantling human rights, says UN refugee agency (UNHCR) representative for the country, Leonard Zulu.

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