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HYDROGEN: The Hydrogen Council announces significant membership growth covering new geographies and financial sector

  • Date: 15-01-20
  • Category: HYDROGEN
  • Source: Hydrogen Council

The Hydrogen Council today announces a wave of new members to include for the first time both an Australian and Saudi company, as well as a group of financial institutions which form a new Investor Group with the aim of supporting massive scale-up of hydrogen solutions to help decarbonise sectors including transport, buildings and heavy industry.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Cost remains the biggest barrier against EV adoption, study finds

A global study of consumers points to a continued disconnect between environmental awareness and electric vehicle sales—especially among Americans.

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AUTO NEWS: Trump administration moves closer to rolling back mpg increases

  • Date: 15-01-20
  • Category: AUTO NEWS
  • Source: Auto News

WASHINGTON -- New rules enacting President Donald Trump's reductions in fuel efficiency standards for new vehicles through 2026 moved closer to reality on Tuesday when U.S. agencies sent proposals to the White House for final review.

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PGM PROJECTS: Court Decision on MN Mining Permits Could Set Precedent

  • Date: 15-01-20
  • Category: PGM PROJECTS
  • Source: Public News Service

ST. PAUL, Minn. - The future of a proposed copper-nickel mine for northern Minnesota is uncertain after an appeals court reversed the approval of key permits. One expert says the ruling could have a lasting effect.

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PGM PROJECTS: PTM awaits Waterberg mining right, welcomes higher palladium price

  • Date: 15-01-20
  • Category: PGM PROJECTS
  • Source: Mining Weekly

TSX- and NYSE-listed Platinum Group Metals (PTM) achieved several business objectives in 2019, including the approval of a definitive feasibility study (DFS) for its 50%-owned Waterberg palladium project, in South Africa.

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ESKOM: Eskom appoints interim chairperson

  • Date: 15-01-20
  • Category: ESKOM
  • Source: SABC

Professor Malegapuru Makgoba has been appointed Eskom’s interim chairperson. This follows the resignation of Jabu Mabuza last week. Makgoba, a scientist, joined the Eskom board as a non-executive director in 2018.

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AUTO SALES: Millennials could end up being a boon to the U.S. auto market

  • Date: 14-01-20
  • Category: AUTO SALES
  • Source: Auto News

It turns out millennials don’t hate driving, after all. As the generation born between 1981 and 1996 begin to reach their family formation years, they are getting licensed to drive at the highest rate in 40 years, an analyst at Benchmark Co. said in a report Monday.

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EMISSIONS: Faurecia to rethink its supply chain to go greener

  • Date: 14-01-20
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Auto News

LAS VEGAS — French cockpit and seating supplier Faurecia is prepared to begin re-sourcing content around the world this year as it attempts to reduce its global carbon footprint, its CEO said here during CES.

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