When auto heavyweights sniggered at Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari’s notice to “bulldoze” petrol and diesel cars to achieve 100 per cent electric mobility by 2030, Mahindra bemoaned in an interview with NDTV: “For too many years, we as a country have suffered from a poverty of aspiration,” reminding those mocking the dramatic electric mobility targets that it took barely 10 years for an entire ecosystem of horse carriages to vanish at the dawn of the 20th century. … [Read more...] about Mahindra’s ambitious plan to become future-ready
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HANOI, Feb 14 (Reuters) - The Vietnamese government said on Friday it will stick to this year’s economic growth target of 6.8% and take steps to ease the impact of the coronavirus outbreak, another case of which was confirmed in Vietnam a day earlier. … [Read more...] about UPDATE 1-Vietnam sticks to 2020 growth target amid virus concerns
The groups with collaborate with local authorities and travel agencies to get hold of the situation. Simultaneously, they will collect feedback about difficulties of tourism enterprises and proposals by local authorities, from which the administration will issue solutions and proposals to the Government to deal with such difficulties and boost the tourism sector after the epidemic ends. … [Read more...] about Vietnam ensures tourist safety amid coronavirus
The transportation ministry said 80 million out of 300 million migrant workers in the country have so far returned to work, with more travel from home expected in March. But there are reports some firms are quarantining employees on return, which could result in further production delays. … [Read more...] about From coal to cars – what big data is China tracking to put virus-hit businesses back on track?
Chinese President Xi Jinping envisions greater cooperation as a means to build a community with a shared future for mankind, "a concept that underlines our common goals, such as tackling climate change, underdevelopment and poverty," he said, calling it "a very important contribution" to building "a more peaceful and just world." … [Read more...] about Xinhua Headlines: Technology kicks China-LatAm cooperation into high gear
“A big problem here is a lack of enforcement of the Clean Air Act,” said Dennis Milligan of the Stove Industry Alliance. He said that open fires, which the act prohibits in many towns and cities, were the real problem contributing to London’s dirty air. … [Read more...] about Wood-burning stove ban will not be enforced against householders