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FUEL CELLS: Rolls Royce and Mercedes launch fuel cell venture

  • Date: 03-12-19
  • Category: FUEL CELLS
  • Source: The Engineer

Rolls-Royce Power Systems, a German subsidiary of the gas turbine, aerospace and nuclear giant, is collaborating with Lab1886, an innovation laboratory that is part of Mercedes-Benz, to develop and deploy hydrogen fuel cells for stationary power generation. The units, to be sold under the brand name MTU, are aimed specifically at providing continuous and emergency power for safety-critical applications such as data centres.

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EMISSIONS: IVECO, FPT Industrial and NIKOLA launch their partnership to achieve Zero-Emissions transport

  • Date: 03-12-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: CNH Industrial

IVECO and FPT Industrial, brands of CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE: CNHI / MI: CNHI) and NIKOLA today presented the scope and plans of their joint venture and collaboration agreement established to accelerate industry transformation towards emission neutrality of Class 8 heavy-duty trucks in North America and Europe through the adoption of fuel-cell technology.

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PGM PROJECTS: 'Enormous Mineral Potential' Seen in Montana Mine Site

  • Date: 03-12-19
  • Category: PGM PROJECTS
  • Source: Streetwise Reports

Assays are pending for holes drilled this season at Iron Mountain and Camp Zone, two of Group Ten Metals Inc.'s (PGE:TSX.V; PGEZF:OTCQB; 5D32:FSE) most advanced targets at the Stillwater West platinum group element (PGE)-copper-nickel project in south-central Montana. I initiated coverage on Group Ten in the Oct. 9, 2017, newsletter and recently went on a site visit to the company's 54-square-kilometer Stillwater West property. The visit reinforced the enormous mineral potential and gave me a gl

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AUTO SALES: China Raises 2025 Electrified-Car Sales Target to About 25%

  • Date: 03-12-19
  • Category: AUTO SALES
  • Source: Bloomberg

China raised its 2025 sales target for electrified cars as the government tries to spur an industry that’s showing signs of slowing down.

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EMISSIONS: VW accused of emissions cheating in UK's largest class action lawsuit

  • Date: 03-12-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Europe Auto News

LONDON -- Volkswagen Group is facing one of the largest-ever UK class action lawsuits, with almost 100,000 vehicle owners accusing it of misleading them by installing emissions-cheating software that made it appear their diesel vehicles met environmental standards.

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HYDROGEN: Construction begins at Hydrogen Park South Australia

  • Date: 02-12-19
  • Category: HYDROGEN
  • Source: PV Magazine

The transformation of South Australia’s energy system has taken another step forward with early site works at a green hydrogen facility near Adelaide. The plant will integrate what is billed as Australia’s biggest electrolyzer of its kind.

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AUTO NEWS: PHEVs have a role in transition to EVs – PSA

  • Date: 02-12-19
  • Category: AUTO NEWS
  • Source: Just Auto

Plug-in hybrids (PHEVs) still have a big role to play in electrification, as a way to help ease drivers across from petrol or diesel cars to fully electric vehicles (EVs), according to PSA Group.

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BATTERIES: MG Motor India partners with Umicore for recycling end-of-life ZS EV batteries

  • Date: 02-12-19
  • Category: BATTERIES
  • Source: Manufacturing Today India

MG (Morris Garages) Motor has announced its association with Umicore to explore opportunities in safe and sustainable recycling of end-of-life batteries for electric vehicles. Umicore is one of few companies that offer a complete recycling journey for Li-ion batteries to maintain ecological footprint. Umicore holds extensive expertise in end-to-end battery life cycle management and a unique battery value chain that guarantees better operational efficiency, supply security and speed of response.

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