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EMISSIONS: Tougher EU pollutant limits could doom non-hybrid cars, automakers fear - Euro 7

  • Date: 10-12-20
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Auto News

Automakers are worried that the next round of European Union emissions standards will increase compliance costs to the point where it is unprofitable to build cars that do not have a plug-in hybrid or full-electric drivetrain.

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EMISSIONS: Zero-emission vehicles: European Commission ambitions far removed from today’s reality, says ACEA

  • Date: 10-12-20
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: ACEA

Brussels, 10 December 2020 – The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) takes note of the EU’s Sustainable and Smart Mobility Package, published by the European Commission yesterday. One of the key pillars of this strategy is to boost the uptake of zero-emission vehicles, an objective fully shared by the EU auto industry, which dedicates much of its yearly €60.9 billion R&D budget to decarbonisation.

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HYDROGEN: California Energy Commission approves plan to invest up to $115M for hydrogen fueling infrastructure; 111 new stations by 2027

  • Date: 10-12-20
  • Category: HYDROGEN
  • Source: Green Car Congress

The California Energy Commission (CEC) approved a plan today that will invest up to $115 million to increase significantly the number of fueling stations in the state that support hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs). The funding nearly doubles the state’s investments to date and will help California nearly achieve its goal to deploy 200 public hydrogen fueling stations.

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HYDROGEN: 'This is lift-off' for green hydrogen, says veteran British engineer

  • Date: 09-12-20
  • Category: HYDROGEN
  • Source: SP Global

Having witnessed first-hand the ebb and flow of market and investor attention over the last three decades, Graham Cooley continues to be an ardent believer in hydrogen technologies.

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AUTO PRODUCTION: Toyota targets renewed interest in hydrogen with new Mirai

Toyota has achieved a 10-fold increase in production capacity for the launch of its new hydrogen-powered car amid renewed global interest in the fuel as a means of meeting carbon targets.

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AUTO PRODUCTION: China converting battery electric vehicles into platinum-linked hydrogen fuel cell vehicles

JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – Battery electric vehicles such as municipal buses and trucks are being converted into hydrogen fuel cell vehicles by China.

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PGM PROJECTS: Zimbabwe’s Russian-Backed Platinum Venture Sells Stake to Fossil

Great Dyke Investments, a Russian-backed project planning to build Zimbabwe’s biggest platinum mine, has sold a 4.4% stake to Fossil Mines Ltd. as Covid-19 disrupted fundraising for the venture.

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PGM PROJECTS: Zimbabwe’s Russian-Backed Platinum Venture Sells Stake to Fossil

Great Dyke Investments, a Russian-backed project planning to build Zimbabwe’s biggest platinum mine, has sold a 4.4% stake to Fossil Mines Ltd. as Covid-19 disrupted fundraising for the venture.

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