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EMISSIONS: Peugeot is already compliant with 2020 EU CO2 emissions, CEO says

  • Date: 08-10-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Europe Auto News

GRANDOLA, Portugal -- The Peugeot brand will not have to pay fines on emissions for its European sales in 2020, its CEO said.

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EMISSIONS: Why plug-in hybrids are poised to rescue automakers from emissions pain

  • Date: 07-10-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Europe Auto News

Automakers in Europe fear a lukewarm consumer response to the fleet of electric vehicles they are preparing to launch to comply with tougher emissions regulations, but they do have one lifeline: the plug-in hybrid electric vehicle.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Bosch to produce range-boosting microchips for EVs

DRESDEN -- Robert Bosch will begin production next year in Germany of a new generation of energy-efficient microchips specifically for use in electric vehicles.

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AUTO SALES: Japan sales jump in September

  • Date: 07-10-19
  • Category: AUTO SALES
  • Source: Just Auto

Japan's new vehicle market jumped by 12.9% to 548,209 units in September from 485,377 units a year earlier, according to registration data released by the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association.

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AUTO SALES: Western Europe's car market up 13.9% in September

  • Date: 07-10-19
  • Category: AUTO SALES
  • Source: Just Auto

Western Europe's car market up 13.9% in September

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MINING: Amplats called upon to embark on a ‘genuine audit exercise’

  • Date: 07-10-19
  • Category: MINING
  • Source: Daily Maverick

Business Maverick recently published an article about Anglo American Platinum undertaking a so-called independent audit of its Unki operation in Zimbabwe. The audit is being undertaken with the use of the Initiative for Responsible Mining Assurance (Irma) based in Canada, a multi-stakeholder group.

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PGM PRODUCERS: Sibanye-Stillwater: Diversification Is Paying Off

Revenues were $1,657.4 million in H1 2019 down from $1,942.3 million in H1 2018 due to the lower production of gold.

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ESKOM: Time not on the government’s side in Eskom debt woes

  • Date: 07-10-19
  • Category: ESKOM
  • Source: Business Live

The state will have to make tough decisions at the end of October when Tito Mboweni delivers his mid-term budget policy statement

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