Blog: From 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."
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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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...