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With environmental concerns at the forefront of everyone’s mind, the automotive industry is under a lot of pressure. The manufacture and maintenance of cars has a lot to answer for in terms of fossil fuel emissions. In recent years however... Read more

Polish electric bus and coach manufacturer Solaris has become Europe's largest electric bus company following three large orders from cities around Europe... Read more

Swedish engineering consultancy company Sweco has signed an agreement to acquire the rail infrastructure engineering and consulting services business from NRC Group. The acquisition cements the company's place as a major force in full service... Read more

Global engineering technologies company, Renishaw, worked with engine manufacturing company Cobra Aero, based in Michigan, USA, to optimise its design processes for aircraft and motorcycle engines. After working with Renishaw to develop new... Read more

The Clean Arctic Alliance has challenged Chinese state-owned shipping and logistics services supplier to make public the fuel that is being used on its vessels in the Arctic waters between the Pacific and Atlantic... Read more

The UEone from UK charging start-up Urban Electric Networks is the world's first pop-up charge point and aims to solve the problem of charging for the 50% of urban electric vehicle drivers that park on-street at night... Read more

German hose manufacturer Tristone Flowtech Group has announced the completion of an expansion project and also broken ground on a new plant at its plastic pipes production facility in Walbrzych, in Lower Silecia, Poland... Read more

IFS, the global enterprise applications company, announces that Rolls-Royce has chosen IFS Maintenix for exchanging engine data with airlines operating Rolls-Royce Trent engines, including the Trent 1000, Trent XWB and Trent 7000... Read more

A multi-billion euro contract which will see UK-based train-maker Bombardier build hundreds of carriages for a new monorail system in Egypt has been signed... Read more

Finland's flag carrier airline, Finnair, is to fly the first biofuel flights this week as part of its "Push For Change" initiative, aimed at decreasing carbon... Read more

South Korean auto giant Hyundai has launched the New Sonata Hybrid, complete with a solar panel roof charging system. The company said the technology would be introduced to other vehicles over the next few years... Read more

The German government has approved a spending plan where €86-billion will be invested in the upgrade of the country's Deutsche Bahn rail network... Read more

Japanese auto parts manufacturer Toyo Tires has announced that it will open a new facility ion Indjija, Serbia. The total investment is over €390-million... Read more

The US energy tech company Wildcat Discovery Technologies and Slovakian energy group InoBat have announced plans to construct a 100 MWh production line for electric car batteries in the eastern European country. Construction is scheduled to begin in Read more

In the United States, an epic backyard project will see the creation of a life-size, functional Lamborghini Aventador. The car is not entirely 3D printed, but rather demonstrates the impressive potential of 3D printing for the wider vehicle... Read more

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has submitted a proposal to ban all use of rubber granules by 2022. Today, rubber granules are mainly produced from end-of-life vehicle tyres, and a ban would greatly increase the need for alternative recycling... Read more

German automotive giant Audi has announced that it will invest €126-million in its plant in Győr in western Hungary in order to increase production capacity... Read more

Röchling Automotive has celebrated the opening of a new production facility in Slovakia close to Nové Mesto nad Váhom. The new plant will allow the company to better serve the increasing demand for its products and to continue expanding production... Read more

Less than one month after receiving orders with public transport operators in Milan and Berlin, Polish passenger vehicle manufacturer Solaris Bus and Coach has announced that MZA, Warsaw's public transport operator has placed an order for 130... Read more

European Metals Holdings (EMH) has said that operations at its lithium project in Cinovec, Czech Republic, could begin by mid-2022 and that preliminary discussions are already underway... Read more

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