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Veolia, the UK’s leading resource management company and market leader in plastic recycling, has unveiled its new research which suggests that the vast majority of people – 93% – feel plastic bottles should contain recycled content. more

Five German carmakers – Volkswagen, BMW, Daimler, Audi and Porsche – are under investigation by the European Commission for alleged collusion to block emissions-reducing technology. more

Nick Boughton, digital lead at systems integrator and industrial cybersecurity expert, Boulting Technology, shares his advice for making critical infrastructure more secure. more

ABB has announced the news that it has won orders worth over $100 million from Swiss train manufacturer Stadler, in order to improve rail operators' operations in Europe and make the US more energy efficient. more

The Battery Alliance between industry giants Saft, Siemens, Solvay and Manz, announced in February, is set to enter serial production of a new generation of lithium-ion batteries in early 2020. more

A joint study from industry analysts Barbour ABI and the Construction Products Association has shown that London’s homebuilders are being outpaced by the rest of the UK. more

A recent study has found that Europe’s small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) believe 3D printing technology is crucial in the race to reduce costs and improve agility. more

Ralf Speth, CEO of the UK’s biggest automaker Jaguar Land Rover, has warned of ‘horrifying’ consequences if the government fails to get the right Brexit deal, including huge job cuts and profit losses for the firm. more

The European Parliament’s Environment Committee have agreed to put their backing behind a higher carbon dioxide reduction target of 45% for cars and vans by 2030. more

Valmet Automotive has purchased over 100 electric forklifts from Toyota Material Handling Finland Oy for internal logistics at the Uusikaupunki plant. more

Balfour Beatty has announced it has been chosen by the Midlands Highway Alliance to deliver vital transport infrastructure as part of its new £500 million Medium Schemes Framework (MSF3). more

The world’s largest offshore wind farm – totalling an investment of £1bn – is set to open off the coast of Cumbria, UK. more

Within the framework of the GreenPilot project, Gothenburg-based ScandiNAOS AB has developed the marine methanol engine concepts. more

The biggest topic in UK packaging - plastics - is set to take centre stage at Packaging Innovations, Luxury Packaging and ADF London 2018, when it returns to Olympia London later this month (12–13 September). more

The Detroit, US-based Ford Motor company may be cutting up to 24,000 jobs and ditching some of its most well-known models including the S-Max, Galaxy and Modeo to provide a boost to its flagging European business, according to reports. more

Latest figures published in a report by ACEA, the European Automobile Manufacturers Association, showed a global 17% drop in diesel sales over 2017 figures, with gasoline vehicles increasing their share by 14.6%. more

Vodafone has announced a major new merger that will see the UK company’s Australian operations, Vodafone Hutchison Australia, and TPG Telecom combine to form a new telecoms giant, TPG Telecom Limited. more

The UK could face up to a £480m hit to its recycling exports as a result of recent Chinese recovered paper import restrictions, according to a new report from Rabobank. more

According to a report by industry analysts EV-Volumes, there are now more than one million electric cars on the road in Europe. more

Globally leading manufacturers will present a wide range of products at VISION 2018. Here we focus particularly on the area of objectives. more


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