Tagged: Automobile Industry

Watch Alex Steffen’s “The shareable future of cities” talk at TED 0

Watch Alex Steffen’s “The shareable future of cities” talk at TED

How can cities help save the future? Alex Steffen shows some cool neighborhood-based green projects that expand our access to things we want and need — while reducing the time we spend in cars […]

Watch Philip Zimbardo prescribe a healthy take on time at TED 0

Watch Philip Zimbardo prescribe a healthy take on time at TED

Psychologist Philip Zimbardo says happiness and success are rooted in a trait most of us disregard: the way we orient toward the past, present and future. He suggests we calibrate our outlook on time as a first step to improving our lives […]

China, Socialism & Consumer Behavior: passenger car sales increase 59.26% year-on-year 0

China, Socialism & Consumer Behavior: passenger car sales increase 59.26% year-on-year

China’s passenger car sales in August increased 59.26 percent from one year earlier to 977,300 units, the China Automotive Technology and Research Center (CATRC) said recently […]

China, Socialism & Consumer Behavior: extending old-for-new car, appliance selling spree 0

China, Socialism & Consumer Behavior: extending old-for-new car, appliance selling spree

China is going to expand schemes that give domestic consumers a discount if they trade in old cars and household appliances for new ones, said Chinese Vice Commerce Minister Jiang Zengwei […]

China, Socialism & Consumer Behavior: consumption stimulus to extend into 2010 1

China, Socialism & Consumer Behavior: consumption stimulus to extend into 2010

Stimulus policies spurring Chinese domestic consumption will be maintained in 2010, while high sales growth of home appliances and automobiles due to the stimulus packages will not affect consumption, analysts predict […]

China, Socialism & Consumer Behavior: Consumer spending helps boost Shanghai’s growth 0

China, Socialism & Consumer Behavior: Consumer spending helps boost Shanghai’s growth

Shanghai’s economy made further progress last month as a result of continued strong growth in local consumer spending and investment, while exports also improved to help strengthen a growing recovery […]

China, Technology and the Environment: Electricity bills to jump for Chinese industries 3

China, Technology and the Environment: Electricity bills to jump for Chinese industries

China announced a 5.7 percent increase in electricity prices for businesses and industries and said it will adjust residential tariffs early next year through a new pricing mechanism to promote energy savings […]