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Nel ASA awarded contract in Latvia for new dual hydrogen fueling solution for cars and buses

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Nel Hydrogen Solutions, a division of Nel ASA, has been awarded a contract by SIA Hydrogenis, a leading hydrogen project developer in Latvia, for the delivery of the new dual capability H2Station, which offers a combined hydrogen fueling solution for cars and buses in Riga. The H2Station contract has a total value of €1.5 Brief

Ballard signs fuel cell supply agreement with Solaris; initial order of 10 modules as range extenders for electric trolley buses

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Solaris has signed a contract with Rigas Satiksme, the transport operator in the city of Riga, Latvia for 10 of the Trollino trolley buses.

One DC Quick-Charge Station For Every Four Electric Cars! But, Where?

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million people, nestled on the Gulf of Finland between Latvia and Russia Imagine a paradise for electric-car drivers, where half the car's cost is subsidized and there's a nationwide network of DC quick-charging stations so plentiful that there's one for every four cars. Such a place exists, actually. It's called Estonia.

Russia’s ?-AUTO and Latvia’s OSC collaborating on hybrid rally sports

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mobile hybrid, and OSC , the Latvia-based developer of alternative drive rally cars (OSCars), have signed an agreement on collaboration and strategic partnership in developing alternative transport in motorsports. ?-AUTO , the Russia-based developer of the ?-mobile Sports ?-mobile Brief

JATO Dynamics: growth slowdown in Euro auto sales in March; SUVs still lead

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March 2016 was another positive month for European new car registrations, ending a strong Q1 which saw sales of 3.93 million units, up by 8.1% Brief

Waze adds speed limits feature, planned drives

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Waze is rolling out the new feature first in Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Colombia, Czech Republic, El Salvador, France, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Netherlands, New Zealand, Sweden, Switzerland, Trinidad, Tobago and Uruguay. The rest of world will follow. It will stay there until the vehicle speed drops below the limit. Brief

Global Gas Prices | Hybrid Sales

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Latvia. Expert predictions about where oil and gas prices are headed vary widely. prices at the pump. to $4 per gallon. car market. Country.

Reports highlight ongoing advances in vehicle technology, consumer demand for fuel efficiency in US and Europe

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Cars with the highest average emissions were sold in Latvia (152g CO 2 /km) and Estonia (150g CO 2 /km). Source: CFA. Click to enlarge.

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Ballard-powered fuel cell electric buses exceed 10M km of revenue service

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the world’s largest train manufacturer ( earlier post ); A recent purchase order from OEM Solaris Bus & Coach for engines to power buses for deployment in Riga, Latvia ( earlier post ); Bidding for more than 100 fuel cell buses under Europe's Horizon 2020 funded program; and. million miles) of revenue service. —Dr.

EEA: Higher EU greenhouse gas emissions in 2010 due to economic recovery and cold winter

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The relative growth in emissions was highest in Estonia, Finland, Sweden and Latvia. Greenhouse gas emissions increased in the EU in 2010 as a result of both economic recovery in many countries after the 2009 recession and a colder winter, according to the latest greenhouse gas inventory published by the European Environment Agency (EEA).

I.M. Group to Import Great Wall Vehicles Into Europe Starting in 2010

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Initially, the Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania will be targeted. Group, the UK-based automotive importer and distributor for Subaru, Isuzu and Daihatsu, has signed an agreement that will see it import vehicles from Chinese auto maker, Great Wall Motor Company Limited, into Europe starting next year. Group next year.

New cars in Europe in 2013 collectively met 2015 CO2 target two years ahead of the deadline

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On average, the most efficient cars were bought in the Netherlands (109 g CO 2 /km), Greece (111g) and Portugal (112g) while the country selling the least efficient cars was Latvia (147g) followed by Estonia (147g) and Bulgaria (142g). The biggest cars, measured by mass, were bought in Latvia, Sweden and Luxembourg. Source: EEA. grams.

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Nordic green signs Agency Agreement with BioMCN for bio-methanol

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Nordic Green, a company focused on the introduction of bio-methanol, has signed an Agency Agreement with BioMCN , a producer of bio-methanol, for the representation and sales of bio-methanol in Nordic (Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland and Iceland) and Baltic (Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania) countries. Brief

Growing Number of EU Countries Levying CO2 Taxes on Cars and Incentivizing Plug-ins

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New to the list are Germany, that introduced such system in the summer of 2009, and Latvia. Data: ACEA. Click to enlarge. of GDP. Resources.

€20M European research alliance focuses on liquid metals; energy applications

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A new 5-year, €20-million European research alliance—LIMTECH—is pursuing the objective of researching and continuing the development of liquid metal technologies for a broad spectrum of applications. Liquid metals can store energy in large quantities and dissipate heat effectively. Brief

Oil Drum Licenses On-Board Hydrogen Generator for Baltic States

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The deal will allow UAB Hydro2 to manufacture, sell and install the Save-Fuel On Demand Hydrogen Technology for the truck, bus and coach industries in Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. As a result the engine burns fuel more efficiently and produces less particulate emissions and reduces the vehicle’s environmental impact.

Laser Melting for Better Aircraft Engine Parts

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Research for FANTASIA was undertaken by research institutes and industrial partners from France, Germany, Italy, Latvia, Spain, South Africa and Switzerland. Tests have shown that the quality of components produced using this method is equally as high (or better) than those manufactured using conventional processes. Konrad Wissenbach, ILT.

Emissions of Air Pollutants down in EU-27

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The EU-27 comprises Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxemburg, Malta, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom. and NMVOC. LRTAP.

JAL Conducts Successful Test Flight With Drop-in Biofuel Derived Primarily from Camelina

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Test plots are also underway in Malaysia, South Korea, Ukraine and Latvia Japan Airlines (JAL) became the first airline to conduct a demonstration flight using a biofuel primarily refined from the energy crop camelina. Earlier post.) Jennifer Holmgren, General Manager of UOP Renewable Energy and Chemical. Sustainable Oils, Inc.

EEA Report: Trends in European Transport Are Heading in the Wrong Direction

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Indexed European transport sector greenhouse gas emissions, 1990-2006. Source: EEA. Click to enlarge. Air pollution. Noise. —Professor McGlade.

Carmakers are going green but British motorists are not

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VW Polo) – the least green motorists are from Latvia with a figure of 177g/km (eg. Latvia / 181 / 183. Portuguese drivers are the greenest in Europe when it comes to buying cars with an average CO2 rate of 138g/km (eg. Suburu Imprezza). The average British driver comes sixteenth in the list with 158g/km (eg. VW Passat).

EEA TERM Report Finds Efficiency Gains of Clean Vehicle Technology Being Offset By Ongoing Increases in Travel

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EEA member countries: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxemburg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, the United Kingdom.