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The UK has a bold target to become a zero-emissions nation by 2050. If it can be achieved, this would make the UK the cleanest country in the world in terms of greenhouse gas emissions. 31 years certainly seems like a long time to achieve this... Read more

AUTOMOTIVE & HEAVY VEHICLES

A leading car brand in the automotive industry, the German manufacturer, Mercedes, has mastered the art of luxury engineering. This highlights that the people at Mercedes aren’t just luxury vehicle engineers, they’re innovators too... Read more

AUTOMOTIVE & HEAVY VEHICLES

Turkish construction machinery manufacturer Hidromek was won the German Design Award 2020 for its 100% electric wheeled excavator, Hicon 7W... Read more

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

Senior executives at Japanese carmaker Nissan have accelerated contingency planning for a possible split from Renault in the wake of the downfall of former Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn... Read more

AUTOMOTIVE & HEAVY VEHICLES

Following the successful acquisition of insolvent Serbian bus manufacturer Ikarbus by Chinese peer Yinlong Group, the firm will begin production of two e-bus models in the country, according to Ikarbus Director General Aleksandar Vicentic. Read more

EMERGING EUROPE

Ground has been broken on what will be a vast logistics operations centre in Solihull, UK, which will supply Jaguar Land Rover group with automotive parts... Read more

AUTOMOTIVE & HEAVY VEHICLES

As technology advances, vehicles of all types become more sophisticated. Today’s cars feature sat-nav systems, integrated entertainment, self-driving systems, air conditioning, hybrid engines…the list goes on and on. And, tomorrow, the completely... Read more

AUTOMOTIVE & HEAVY VEHICLES

The German state of Brandenburg has seen a spike in interest among German carmakers following the announcement by electric-car giant Tesla last November that it will build its European gigafactory there, according to the Brandenburg Economy... Read more

AUTOMOTIVE & HEAVY VEHICLES

Researchers at EPFL have patented a new concept that could cut trucks’ CO2 emissions by almost 90%. Read more

AUTOMOTIVE & HEAVY VEHICLES

Few of the giant car makers have shown urgency in transitioning away from the internal combustion engine. What's more, the automotive market is set to decline once again in 2019 whilst electrifying newcomers made huge gains in front of sleeping... Read more

AUTOMOTIVE & HEAVY VEHICLES

A group of the world’s largest shipping organisations has unveiled plans to form a multi-billion dollar research and development programme aimed at eliminating CO2 emissions from international shipping. Read more

AUTOMOTIVE & HEAVY VEHICLES

California-based 3D printing startup Carbon has extended its partnership with Audi-owned Italian luxury car maker Lamborghini. Under the extended terms, Carbon will use its additive manufacturing technology to produce the central and lateral... Read more

AUTOMOTIVE & HEAVY VEHICLES

German multinational Thyssenkrupp has been in advanced stage talks with California-based Tesla over providing services to the company's first European e-vehicle manufacturing facility, according to comments made by a board member to German daily... Read more

AUTOMOTIVE & HEAVY VEHICLES

Croatian hypercar manufacturer Rimac Automobili is to open a new test centre in Novo Mesto, Slovenia... Read more

Four automotive enterprises from South Korea are to invest around €211.5-million in Hungary, creating 300 new jobs... Read more

Baltic shipping giant Viking Line has announced that is now building its new vessel, Viking Glory, which it claims will be one of the world’s most climate-smart vessels when it is put into service in 2021... Read more

AUTOMOTIVE & HEAVY VEHICLES

Sweden's Scania has signed an agreement with the Ministry of Transport in Côte d’Ivoire and SOTRA, the Abidjan Transport Company, to deliver 450 buses. The bus delivery forms part of a major initiative to upgrade SOTRA’s fleet and improve public... Read more

AUTOMOTIVE & HEAVY VEHICLES

Volvo Group Venture Capital AB has invested in Autotech Ventures - a leading American venture capital fund focusing on start-ups in the ground transportation sector... Read more

Finnish technology group Wärtsilä has signed a strategic development agreement with Chinese state-owned shipbuilder CSSC Huangpu Wenchong Shipbuilding Company. The five year agreement, which was signed December 3 at the Marintec conference and... Read more

The European Commission has given the green light to €3.2-billion of state aid from seven member state for the research and development of battery technology. The announcement comes as part of Brussels continued push to find strategic areas where... Read more

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