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AUTO SALES: Fuel types of new cars: petrol +6.1%, diesel -14.1%, electric +51.8% in third quarter of 2019

  • Date: 07-11-19
  • Category: AUTO SALES
  • Source: ACEA

Brussels, 7 November 2019 – In the third quarter of 2019, EU demand for passenger cars running on diesel continued its downward trend to reach a market share of 29.1%. By contrast, registrations of petrol cars further increased, now accounting for 59.5% of the EU market.

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BATTERY RECYCLING: Australian, South Korean companies join forces to recycle battery metals

Envirostream Australia, a 24% subsidiary of Lithium Australia (ASX: LIT), announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding with South Korean company SungEel HiTech Co. for the sale of recycled battery metals.

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PGM PROJECTS: Advancing the next Palladium mine, Waterberg

  • Date: 07-11-19
  • Category: PGM PROJECTS
  • Source: Investor Intel

Mario Drolet President of MI3 Communications Financières Inc. (MI3) released a technical note at market open today on Platinum Group Metals Ltd. (TSX: PTM | NYSE American: PLG) for exclusive distribution on InvestorIntel. In this note, MI3 highlighted the following points on Platinum Group Metals Ltd.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: BYD, Toyota Partner Up For New Electric Vehicles

While BYD has been working on electric vehicles for many years now, the Chinese company’s most public EVs - especially in the U.S. - have been its zero-emission buses. This might change - in China, at least - with today’s announcement that BYD and Toyota will establish a new joint venture focused on researching and developing battery electric vehicles.

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BATTERY RECYCLING: UK needs to act to prevent electric vehicle battery waste mountain

A review of lithium ion battery recycling led by the University of Birmingham suggests that, while electric vehicles (EVs) offer a solution for cutting pollution, governments and industry need to act now to develop a robust recycling infrastructure to meet future recycling need.

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BATTERIES: Volvo to trace battery cobalt using blockchain technology

  • Date: 06-11-19
  • Category: BATTERIES
  • Source: Europe Auto News

STOCKHOLM -- Volvo Cars said on Wednesday it will make the cobalt used in its batteries globally traceable using blockchain technology, following an agreement with its two battery suppliers, China's CATL and South Korea's LG Chem.

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DIESEL: Bristol leads the way in driving out diesel cars

  • Date: 06-11-19
  • Category: DIESEL
  • Source: Financial Times

Bristol has become the first British city to approve a total ban on diesel cars as part of an effort to drastically improve air quality.

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AUTO SALES: French sales rise 9% in October with DS, Audi, Seat big winners

  • Date: 06-11-19
  • Category: AUTO SALES
  • Source: Europe Auto News

PARIS -- New-car registrations in France rose by 8.7 percent in October, with DS Automobiles, Audi and Seat the biggest winners.

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