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FUEL CELLS: PAU: Hydrogen infrastructure plans have started

  • Date: 14-01-19
  • Category: FUEL CELLS
  • Source: Fuel Cell Buses

Last Friday, a new step in the FEBUS project was unveiled : the construction works of the refuelling station have started to prepare the way for FEBUS, the first worldwide BRT system using fuel cell buses.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Faurecia estimates China electrification to reach 25%

Faurecia says it believes electrification will approach 25% of the car park in China as a rising global population coupled with increased longevity will drive alternative mobility solutions.

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PGM PRODUCERS: Amcu gears up for secondary strike at Sibanye's platinum operations

  • Date: 14-01-19
  • Category: PGM PRODUCERS
  • Source: Independent Online

The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) on Monday, gave notice of its intention to embark on secondary strike action at Sibanye-Stillwater's platinum operations around Rustenburg in support of the current strike at the mine's gold operations on the West Rand and in the Free State.

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JEWELLERY; Platinum App sells platinum jewellery and bar at factory price to customers

  • Date: 14-01-19
  • Category: JEWELLERY
  • Source: SZ News

“Platinum” APP is a platinum jewelry and bar sales platform developed by Shenzhen Jingxin Gold Co., Ltd., which adopts the “F2C” mode (F2C refers to Factory to customer, that is, from the manufacturer to The consumer's e-commerce model) serves consumers in a more convenient and affordable mode.

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EMISSIONS: Uber Clean Air Fee sees London passengers charged 15p extra per mile from Wednesday

  • Date: 14-01-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Verdict

Uber says that the money raised will go towards moving all Uber drivers to electric vehicles by 2025. This will be achieved initially by helping drivers to upgrade to fully electric cars, with surplus money raised put into clean air schemes and ongoing costs associated with running these electric vehicles.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: India's electric vehicle goals being realized on two wheels, not four

GOVE/NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Hurt by high fuel prices, Vinod Gore, a farmer in Gove village in the western Indian state of Maharashtra, ditched his petrol scooter for an electric model, underlining how two-wheelers are driving the country’s goal of electrification of its vehicles.

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EMISSIONS: VW says car prices will rise significantly to comply with CO2 emissions limits

  • Date: 13-01-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Auto News Europe

Volkswagen Group said higher material costs to comply with CO2 emissions regulations will significantly increase the price of its cars in the medium-term.

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PGM SUPPLY: Mnangagwa’s Russia Visit Expected To Revive US$3 Billion Darwendale Platinum Project

  • Date: 13-01-19
  • Category: PGM SUPPLY
  • Source: Pindula News

President Emmerson Mnangagwa is expected to visit Russia and three other Former Soviet Socialist Republics (FSSRs) this week. The visit to Russia is expected to unlock US$3 billion for the Darwendale platinum project.

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