In his latest blogpost, Jonathan Watts, The Guardian’s Asia environment correspondent, shares with us three startling figures:
First, the number of cars on the planet has just passed the billion mark. Second, almost half of the new growth is in China. Third, Toyota managed to sell only one Prius in China last year. That’s right. The world’s most commercially successful hybrid car has found only one buyer in the fastest growing market. SUV sales, by contrast, are surging.
Despite the government’s ambitious goals, China’s green car revolution appears to be getting nowhere. Read the rest of Watts’ post here.