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DIESEL: Euro 6 tipped to boost demand for used diesel cars in UK

  • Date: 23-09-19
  • Category: DIESEL
  • Source: Just Auto

The mass arrival of Euro 6-compliant diesel cars on the UK's used market could see the fuel regain its position as the preferred low emission option for buyers, according to Shoreham Vehicle Auctions (SVA).

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FUEL CELLS: Fuel cells to receive boost with pledge of 10m vehicles

  • Date: 23-09-19
  • Category: FUEL CELLS
  • Source: Nikkei

TOKYO -- An international conference on fuel cells that is scheduled to open here Wednesday is set to call for powering 10 million vehicles -- including trains, planes and automobiles -- with the environmentally friendly technology in 10 years, Nikkei has learned.

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SOUTH AFRICA: SA fuel industry choking, more EVs switch on

CAPE TOWN - South Africa is in the grip of an energy crisis and Eskom is just part of it - there are also deep structural problems in the petroleum industry.

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WAGE NEGOTIATIONS: Joseph Mathunjwa, evoking God and Hitler, remains at Amcu helm as platinum wage talks rumble on

Amcu’s three-day national congress ended with Joseph Mathunjwa retaining his presidency after no one challenged him for the position. The next big test for Mathunjwa will be the platinum wage talks, which could see a strike vote that legally must be done by secret ballot.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: China Is Winning the Race to Dominate Electric Cars

The future of the growing EV market is on the minds of the world’s largest automakers. China has already begun owning it.

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AUTO SALES: Germany to offer higher EV incentives, raise fuel prices to reduce CO2 emissions

  • Date: 20-09-19
  • Category: AUTO SALES
  • Source: Auto News

Germany's leaders are under pressure to take action on climate change as protests increase and the Green party surges at the polls. Pictured is a protest in front of the World Congress Center in Bonn.

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SOUTH AFRICA: Mathunjwa retains Amcu presidency

  • Date: 20-09-19
  • Category: SOUTH AFRICA
  • Source: Mail and Guardian

Joseph Mathunjwa has been elected to serve another term as the president of Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu).

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JEWELLERY: Tiffany Plans More China Stores as Tourist Spending Falls

  • Date: 19-09-19
  • Category: JEWELLERY
  • Source: Bloomberg

Tiffany & Co. is planning to open more stores in mainland China as the weak yuan deters Chinese consumers from spending overseas and they shift their luxury buying back home.

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