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Great Wall Motor Co Ltd, one of the country’s largest SUV and pickup manufacturers, is making hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles a new focus for its bu
siness, expecting it to become a vital sector in the long term, according to a senior company executive.
The company’s first fuel cell model based on a dedicated electric ve
hicle platform is scheduled to debut in 2020, and the first fuel cell fleet will be launched during the 20
22 Winter Olympics, said Hu Shujie, senior vice-president of the Baoding, Hebei province-based automaker.
“Fuel cells are a mainstream (new energy) technology interna
tionally, and the commercial application of fuel cells has already begun in China,” said Hu.
He said Great Wall Motor has invested more than 1 billion yuan ($149 million) in research and development in hydrogen ene
rgy and fuel cell vehicles, and the company already owns a myriad of internationally prominent technologies.
with maybe a million of his supporters, and I suspect both of us,
both sides, will be handing flowers to the military and the
people guarding the bridge, and seeing whether they can be persuaded to do what they must realize is the right thing,” Branson said.
Maduro is planning to stage a rival concert on the other side of the Tienditas Bridge in Tachira, Venezuela.
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Photos showed workers setting up scaffolding and stages some 1,000 feet from each oth
er, separated only by the containers that the Venezuelan government has installed to block access to the country.
”We just want peace and tranquility,” Maduro said during a televised speech on Thursday.
Guaido left Caracas on Thursday with a group of lawmakers headed to the border to “welcome the humanitarian aid,” his spokesman, Edward Rodriguez, told CNN.
A convoy of buses carrying members of Venezuela’s National Assembly, who were traveling separately from Guaido, was blocked briefly en route to the border.
by Brexit,” said Paul Bacon, a professor at Tokyo’s Waseda University who specializes in Japan’s relations with Europe. “It
is obvious here how economically damaging it will be, and also that it creates serious difficulties for Japan
ese industry.”Britain is set to leave the European Union in less than 40 days, but Prime Minister Theresa May has failed to
secure parliamentary backing for her plan for what happens next, heightening fears of a disorderly departure.
That’s infuriating for Japanese businesses and government officials, who have been aski
ng for years for reassurances that British leaders would limit the harmful effects of Brexit.
The “trust has evaporated” between Japanese companies and the UK government, s
aid Seijiro Takeshita, a professor at the University of Shizuoka’s School of Management and Information.
apan Inc has poured billions into the UK economy. More than 1,000 Japanese companies do bus
iness in the country, supporting more than 140,000 jobs, according to the most recent Japanese government figures.
Many of them used the United Kingdom as a launchpad into Europe. But if the country
exits the EU’s unified market, “it makes no sense for Japanese industries to base themselves in the UK,” Bacon said.
Around 60% of Japanese firms in the United Kingdom surveyed by the Japan External Trade Or
ganization in the fall of 2018 said they expected Brexit to have a negative impact on their future business.
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