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2023-02-21

Opinions | Carbon Accounting Standards and Boundary Issues Profoundly Affect Decarbonization Process of Automotive Supply Chains

On the afternoon of February 21, 2023, the China Clean Transportation Partnership (CCTP) successfully held its 21st salon seminar on the decarbonization of the automotive industry supply chain. Experts from China Automotive Technology and Research Center, BMW, Guangdong Institute of Standardization, Ideal Auto, CATL, Tsinghua University, and Catena-X discussed in-depth how to promote decarbonization of companies and products in the automotive industry supply chain, and explored a series of related issues such as how China-Germany cooperation can ensure the safety and sustainability of the supply chain. The carbon accounting standards and boundary issues were found to deeply affect the decarbonization process of the automotive supply chain.

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2022-10-19

Opinions丨US-China Cooperation in Accelerating the Pace to Zero-emission Transportation

On October 19, 2022, CCTP successfully held its 20th workshop on "Zero Emission Transport in the US and China: Dynamics and Perspectives under New Context." During the workshop, experts from both domestic and international regions discussed policies related to the transition to zero-emissions transportation in the US, and its impact on the decarbonization process in China and the US. They also highlighted the importance of international cooperation in accelerating the deep decarbonization process in China and the US, as well as in the global transportation industry.

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2022-10-17

Opinions | EU-China Committed to Achieving Zero Emissions in Transportation

Opinions | Under the New Context, China and Europe Should be More Determined to Cooperate to Promote Zero-emission TransportationOn October 17, 2022, CCTP successfully held its 20th workshop on "Zero Emission Transport in the EU and China: Dynamics and Perspectives under New Context." Experts from both domestic and international regions discussed the impact of the changing global situation on energy development and the importance of international cooperation in accelerating emission reduction in the transportation sector.

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2022-11-03

Opinions | Lulu XUE: International Experience of Charging Infrastructure Promotion and Implications for China

Lulu XUE, Director of the Transportation Program at the World Resources Institute (WRI), has stated that while China's charging industry has a high level of marketization, there is a risk of market failure due to excessive competition for market share if the industry is not regulated.

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2022-10-17

Opinions | Under the New Context, China and Europe Should be More Determined to Cooperate to Promote Zero-emission Transportation

On October 17, 2022, CCTP successfully held its 20th workshop on "Zero Emission Transport in the EU and China: Dynamics and Perspectives under New Context." Experts from both domestic and international regions discussed the impact of the changing global situation on energy development and the importance of international cooperation in accelerating emission reduction in the transportation sector.

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2022-10-17

Opinions | Significant Potential for Cooperation in Accelerating Zero-Emissions Transportation between China and the US

On October 19, 2022, CCTP successfully held its 20th workshop on "Zero Emission Transport in the US and China: Dynamics and Perspectives under New Context." During the workshop, experts from both domestic and international regions discussed policies related to the transition to zero-emissions transportation in the US, and its impact on the decarbonization process in China and the US. They also highlighted the importance of international cooperation in accelerating the deep decarbonization process in China and the US, as well as in the global transportation industry.

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2022-09-05

Opinions | Boyong WANG: Challenges and Solutions to Achieving Zero Emissions in Freight Transportation

Boyong WANG, Director of Smart Freight Center (SFC) and Secretary-General of Zero Emission Freight Initiative (ZEFI), has discussed the challenges that the freight industry in China still faces to achieve zero-emission transformation. He highlights the systemic requirements that can support decarbonization actions, and a coordinated action among all stakeholders.

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2022-09-05

Opinions丨Xuan LING: The Contribution of Low-Carbon Transport Cooperation between China and Germany to the Green Development of Freight Transportion in China

Xuan LING, the senior project consultant of Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit, shared his insights on the contribution of low-carbon transport cooperation between China and Germany to the green development of freight transportation in China. He discussed the application of new energy urban logistics vehicles in pilot cities, which are still facing challenges such as limited operating mileage, high procurement costs, inadequate charging infrastructure, and insufficient parking spaces. According to Xuan Ling, addressing these issues requires the release of relevant policies and feasible measures by both national and local governments.

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2022-09-05

Opinions | Junjie WANG: Exploring the Application of Hydrogen Fuel Cell Container Heavy Trucks in Various Ways

Junjie WANG, General Manager of Supplier Management at Maersk Greater China, discussed the potential of hydrogen energy heavy trucks in container transportation. He emphasized the importance of establishing an adequate number of hydrogen refueling stations to expand the application scenarios of these vehicles. Wang also stressed the need for enterprises to play a leading role in promoting the application of hydrogen fuel cell container heavy trucks, and to integrate and coordinate all parties in the industry chain.

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2023-03-31

Opinions | Lulu XUE and Xiangyi LI: Analysis of International Experience, Chinese Opportunities and Current Operation of New Energy Buses

Regarding domestic electric buses, Lulu XUE, director of transportation programs at WRI, believes that China's new energy bus industry will reach a watershed in 2020, shifting from being policy-oriented to market-oriented. With the withdrawal of purchase subsidies and the shift of subsidies from "cars" to "charging stations," as well as the gradual withdrawal of operating subsidies, vehicle manufacturers, bus operators, and charging operators will face different opportunities and challenges.

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