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HYDROGEN: Hydrogen products eager for funding

  • Date: 08-06-20
  • Category: HYDROGEN
  • Source: Mining Weekly

Renewable hydrogen projects worth more than a combined A$3-billion are vying for funding from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (Arena) to build the first commercial scale hydrogen projects in Australia.

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AUTO SALES: German sales fall 50% in May despite showrooms reopening

  • Date: 05-06-20
  • Category: AUTO SALES
  • Source: Auto News

New-car sales in Germany fell 50 percent in May -- only a slightly better figure than April -- even though dealerships were able to sell cars for the whole month after coronavirus restrictions were lifted.

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FUEL CELLS: Toyota bets on fuel cell future with FAW, other automakers

  • Date: 05-06-20
  • Category: FUEL CELLS
  • Source: Auto News

TOKYO -- Toyota Motor Corp. is teaming up with five Chinese companies including Beijing Automobile Group Co. and China FAW Corp. to develop fuel cells for commercial vehicles, seeking to push deeper into China and the market for the alternate energy source.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Germany to require EV chargers at gasoline stations in stimulus plan

FRANKFURT – The German government said it will require gasoline stations to offer electric car charging to help ease buyers’ concerns about range and support demand for EVs as part of its 130 billion-euro ($146 billion) economic recovery plan.

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AUTO SALES: Italy considers scrapping subsidies to boost car sales

  • Date: 05-06-20
  • Category: AUTO SALES
  • Source: Auto News

ROME -- Italy is considering incentives of up to 4,000 euros ($4,550) for buyers of the latest generation of gasoline and diesel cars, joining France and Germany in offering support to the automotive industry, which has been hammered by the coronavirus crisis.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Greece aims for cleaner transport with tax breaks for electric cars

ATHENS -- Greece unveiled tax incentives to boost the use of electric cars, motorcycles and bicycles, as part of its 10-year climate plan for lower carbon emissions.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Germany doubles EV incentives, excludes ICE cars from stimulus programPRINT

FRANKFURT -- Germany is doubling incentives offered to buyers of battery-powered cars as part of a 130 billion-euros ($146 billion) economic recovery package for the period through the end of next year -- but the government refused pleas for the program to include internal-combustion cars.

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HYDROGEN: Nikola orders enough electrolysis equipment from Nel to produce 40,000 kg of hydrogen per day

  • Date: 04-06-20
  • Category: HYDROGEN
  • Source: Green Car Congress

Nikola Corporation, which is making its public-trading debut on the NASDAQ today (NKLA), signed a purchase order with Nel ASA for 85-megawatt alkaline electrolyzers to support five of the world’s first 8-tonne-per-day hydrogen fueling stations. Together, these electrolyzers may produce more than 40,000 kgs of hydrogen each day.

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