E-car Hongguang Mini EV + Tech regulation + Johnny Erling
Things are running smoothly between Budapest and Beijing, unlike between Brussels and Beijing. In a video call between Victor Orbán and China's President Xi Jinping, Xi announced that he had told the Hungarian prime minister "that his country appreciates that Hungary is pursuing a friendly policy towards China". In addition to the exchange of pleasantries, the talks also focused on cooperation in the COVID-19 pandemic and the railway line between Budapest and Belgrade – and Orbán said he accepted an invitation to visit the Chinese capital.
Is a trend just emerging? One small EV could be found more often on the streets of Beijing in the future: The Hongguang Mini EV which has shot to the top of the EV sales charts in a very short time. Frank Sieren takes a look at the vehicle from the joint venture between General Motors and SAIC Motors and its market opportunities.
How safe are the logistics chains in China? Nico Beckert took a look at the situation of Chinese truckers. They are responsible for the majority of freight traffic but are coming under increasing pressure due to state tolls, digitalization, and precarious working conditions.