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AUTO SALES: China’s Vehicle Sales Rise for Fourth Month With Outbreak Easing

  • Date: 04-08-20
  • Category: AUTO SALES
  • Source: Bloomberg

Vehicle sales advanced for a fourth straight month in China, with an easing in the coronavirus pandemic allowing buyers to gradually return to showrooms.

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HYDROGEN: Green hydrogen economy assessment for US, Europe

  • Date: 04-08-20
  • Category: HYDROGEN
  • Source: PV Magazine

A new report by the International Council on Clean Transportation provides forecasts for green hydrogen prices by 2050. The group claims to have included system costs that have been ignored in green hydrogen economy assessments thus far. Average green hydrogen prices, however, will almost be halved in the United States and Europe.

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PGM PROJECTS: Group Ten Metals Reports 7.1 g/t Platinum, Palladium, and Gold in Early Results at Stillwater West, Announces Arrival of Drill

  • Date: 04-08-20
  • Category: PGM PROJECTS
  • Source: Junior Mining Network

Group Ten Metals Inc. is pleased to provide an exploration update from its flagship Stillwater West platinum group element, nickel, copper, cobalt, and gold ("PGE-Ni-Cu-Co + Au") project in Montana, USA, including the start of an Induced Polarization ("IP") geophysical survey, arrival of the drill rig and crew, and assay results from geological mapping programs completed in the past weeks at earlier stage targets.

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NORNICKEL: Nornickel power plant fire kills 1; ops continue

  • Date: 03-08-20
  • Category: NORNICKEL
  • Source: Fastmarkets

A brief fire outbreak at one of Russian multi-metal miner Nornickel’s Arctic power plants resulted in one worker's death, the company said on Monday August 3.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Economic recovery packages in response to COVID-19: Another push for electric vehicles in Europe?

Italy is the latest country in Europe to announce greater financial aids for the purchase of new cars. It follows in the footsteps of France, Germany, Spain, and Austria, which launched similar stimulus packages to boost new car purchases and, as a result, the local automotive economy. This comes at a time where economies worldwide have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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HYDROGEN: Asda commits to a hydrogen fuelled future

  • Date: 03-08-20
  • Category: HYDROGEN
  • Source: H2 View

UK-based supermarket chain Asda, a wholly owned subsidiary of Walmart, will soon deploy hydrogen fuel cell solutions across its extensive supply chain network in an effort to reduce its carbon emissions, as part of an agreement with Plug Power.

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HYDROGEN: German oil refinery to build 30 MW hydrogen electrolysis plant

  • Date: 03-08-20
  • Category: HYDROGEN
  • Source: Reuters

Companies involved in a hydrogen project at the Heide oil refinery near Hamburg said on Monday they would build a 30 megawatts (MW) electrolysis plant as a first step towards developing commercial-scale carbon-free energy.

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AUTO PRODUCTION: UK car production slumps to lowest level since 1954

The number of cars built in the UK over the past six months has slumped to the lowest since 1954, according to the industry's trade body.

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