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EMISSIONS: Polluting vehicles could be pulled from UK sale, say carmakers

  • Date: 13-01-20
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: The Guardian

Carmakers could pull models from the UK, the automotive industry has warned, as the British taste for polluting vehicles clashes with the difficulty of meeting post-Brexit carbon dioxide limits.

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EMISSIONS: New EU emissions rules to delay Mercedes EV in U.S.

  • Date: 13-01-20
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Auto News

LAS VEGAS — Most of the demand for Mercedes-Benz's upcoming electric EQC compact crossover is expected from Europe — so the automaker is delaying the model's U.S. launch, Daimler CEO Ola Källenius said here last week.

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FUEL CELLS: Alstom orders batteries for fuel cell trains from Akasol

  • Date: 13-01-20
  • Category: FUEL CELLS
  • Source: Electrive

Akasol will supply battery systems for more than 40 hydrogen trains of the type Alstom Coradia iLint, which were ordered from Alstom by the regional public transport company of Lower Saxony and the Rhine-Main transport association.

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AUTO SALES: India passenger vehicle sales see sharpest drop in 20 years in 2019

  • Date: 13-01-20
  • Category: AUTO SALES
  • Source: Economic Times

As per data released by industry body Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM), commercial vehicle sales in the year under review fell 15% to 854,759 units. Two-wheeler sales declined 14.19% to 18,568,280 units in 2019. While sales of scooters dropped 16.03% to 5,841,259 units, those of motorcycles fell 12.92% to 12,012,896 units.

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AUTO SALES: China vehicle sales fell 8.2% in 2019, industry association says

  • Date: 13-01-20
  • Category: AUTO SALES
  • Source: Auto News

BEIJING/SHANGHAI -- Automakers in China need to get used to a new normal of "low-speed growth" in the world's largest car market, the country's top auto body said on Monday, as it reiterated predictions that sales will likely shrink for the third consecutive year in 2020.

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JEWELLERY: Tiffany Presents Its Interim Holiday Period Sales Results

  • Date: 13-01-20
  • Category: JEWELLERY
  • Source: Tiffany

Tiffany & Co. today presented its preliminary sales results for the interim period from November 1, 2019 through December 24, 2019 (the “2019 interim holiday period”). Worldwide (unaudited) net sales for the 2019 interim holiday period increased approximately 1 - 3% as compared to the same period in 2018. Alessandro Bogliolo, Chief Executive Officer, said, “We are pleased to present our interim sales results for this important season, which reflect improved global trends compared to previous quarters this year.

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PGM PROJECTS: BWCA Win: Minnesota Court Rejects Mining Permits

Courts dealt a major victory to environmentalists in the years-long battle over mining near Minnesota’s Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.

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PGM PRODUCERS: Stage 6 Load shedding, downpours hurt Tharisa

JOHANNESBURG - Tharisa Minerals, the JSE-listed family-owned chrome and platinum group metals (PGM) producer, said on Friday that heavy downpours and Stage 6 load shedding had affected output in the quarter to the end of December 2019.

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