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Electric vehicle and energy storage giant Tesla has been ordered by a German court to cease all preparation work on the site of its first European Gigafactory near Berlin while it considers an appeal from environmental groups... Read more

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Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has unveiled its new concept vehicle, Project Vector, as part of its Destination Zero programme, which is working towards the vision of an autonomous, electric, connected future for urban mobility... Read more

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has halted operations at its Serbian facility due to a shortage of components from China following the imposition of trade restrictions. It is the first automaker in Europe to have stopped production as a... Read more

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German chemical giant BASF is to construct a new battery materials production site in Schwarzheide, near Dresden. The new facility is part of the company's investment plan to take part in the European electric vehicle (EV) value chain... Read more

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Texas-based geophysical survey service provider Ocean Infinity has announced the launch of a new marine tech and data company, Armada. The new company will focus on "combining technology and sustainability", and will initially add fifteen bespoke... Read more

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A research vehicle developed by Nissan has completed a self-navigated, autonomous journey of 370 km (230 miles) from the company's European Technical Centre in Cranfield, Bedfordshire to its manufacturing facility in Sunderland in what has been... Read more

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Renault Trucks has announced that it has signed a contract with Danish beer company Carlsberg Group for the delivery of 20 electric trucks. These 100% electric 26-tonne trucks, which will be delivered in 2020, will be operated by Feldschlösschen... Read more

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Global specialist in the digital transformation of energy management and automation Schneider Electric, has announced its membership with The Climate Group’s EV100 initiative to launch a Green Fleet policy which aims to replace 100% of its car... Read more

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2020 marks the 50th anniversary of Finnish forest machine company Ponsse. Today, the family-owned company, which started as an idea by forest machine entrepreneur Einari Vidgrén in a small village workshop, operates in harvesting markets in 40... Read more

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German tech giant Bosch is rethinking driver safety and comfort, bringing one of the most overlooked interior components into the spotlight, the sun visor. The sun causes twice as many car accidents as any other weather-related condition due to... Read more

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Czech energy giant ČEZ Group is considering whether to construct a facility for the production of lithium-ion batteries, which are used to power electric cars, in the northern region of North Bohemia, a government minister has said... Read more

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Finnish shipbuilding company Rauma Marine Constructions and Aalto University have concluded an agreement on joint research and development efforts. The collaboration is looking at  developing technologies that can improve the environmental and... Read more

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Slovenian automotive components manufacturer Hidria announced this week the signing of a supply deal with German giant BMW for the supply of aluminium steering wheel system casings for next generation hybrid and electric vehicles... Read more

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The automotive industry is racing ahead of its peers in terms of smart factory adoption and is set to increase investment by over 60% in the next three years, resulting in productivity gains of more than $160-billion (€145.3-billion), according... Read more

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Officials from the Klaipėda State Seaport Authority (KSSA) in Lithuania have presented major expansion plans for the Klaipėda seaport to the Ministry of Transport and Communications. The expansion is designed to ensure the seaport's economic... Read more

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South Korean automotive firm Hyundai is to make its fully-electric Kona model at its plant in the Czech Republic from March, tripling the vehicles availability to customers in Europe. Until now, the Kona Electric has been manufactured in South... Read more

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A new report from the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) has found that the most popular Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) ship engine, particularly for cruise ships, emits between 70% and 82% more life-cycle greenhouse gas (GHG)... Read more

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The Metso Truck Body has received the 2019 Mining Magazine Award in the “Load and Haul” category. Mining Magazine’s annual awards recognise outstanding new technologies, initiatives and equipment performance across a range of categories in the... Read more

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French oil giant Total has been awarded a contract by Metropolitan Region Amsterdam for the installation of 20,000 electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in the provinces of North Holland, Flevoland and Utrecht... Read more

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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

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