Blog: Graeme RobertsFrom the green state to the gas state

Graeme Roberts | 29 April 2014

Lovely irony about Toyota's planned US headquarters move from Texas to California, as pointed out by Green Car Reports.

"Left unaddressed in the announcement was the fact that the Japanese carmaker, known for its green image and its pioneering Prius hybrid range of 50-mpg cars, is moving from a state that has aggressively cut auto emissions to the one with the highest greenhouse-gas emissions of all 50 states plus D.C."


Colossal China powers on

I'm starting to get a small idea of the scale of things here in China, but really, I'm only scratching the surface of this vast country....


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The sudden dismissal of Cyrus Mistry as chairman of the board of Tata Sons has led to much speculation about why he was ousted. Reports in the Indian media mostly centre on the belief that the group's...


China Hot Pot

Given the startling complexity of obtaining a journalist visa for China - the code 'J2' is now indelibly stamped on my mind - it was with some surprise how swiftly I managed to sail through airport im...

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