Hydrogen + Billionaires + Xpeng + Competition authority + CATL + Mareike Ohlberg
China wants to become the world market leader in battery-powered EVs. However, this does not mean that hydrogen technology will be neglected, as Frank Sieren reports. It is to be used in commercial vehicles and buses. However, green hydrogen has hardly played a role so far.
No other country in the world produces billionaires as rapidly as China. According to the latest Forbes ranking, there are now 626 of them. Beijing is the world capital of billionaires and has overtaken New York. Gregor Koppenburg and Jörn Petring analyze how the ten most important newcomers in the Forbes ranking have earned their fortunes.
China's recent sanctions against ten Europeans and four EU organizations leave much unclear. Marcel Grzanna spoke with sinologist Mareike Ohlberg. She says: "The Chinese government's strategy is to unsettle and frighten the other side." This applies to critical minds abroad as well as at home.