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80-Foot Long Electric Bus Concept From Poland: Uses Fuel Cells Too

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Aggressive promotion by carmakers is slowly getting the public used to the idea of electric vehicles, but probably not ones like this. This massive plug-in electric bus concept comes from Polish bus-maker Solaris--and it uses fuel cells too. DON''T MISS: Portland Tests BYD K9 All-Electric Passenger Bus: Quick Ride The 24-meter (78.7

Toyota to produce hybrid transaxle and new gasoline engines in Poland; adjusting to shrinking diesel share in Europe

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Toyota Motor Europe will start production of a hybrid transaxle in 2018 at Toyota Motor Manufacturing Poland (TMMP) in Walbrzych, and add two gasoline engines—a 1.5L in 2019—at Toyota Motor Industries, Poland (TMIP) in Jelcz-Laskowice. —Kazunori Masuoka, President of Toyota Motor Industries Poland. ZR engine.

ADM to acquire rapeseed processing and biodiesel company in Poland

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Elstar, located in northern Poland, operates a rapeseed crushing, refining, solid-fat packaging and oil bottling facility in Czernin and a fully-automated biodiesel facility in Malbork. Poland is an important origination and consumer market for ADM. The purchase is subject to approval by relevant antitrust authorities. Elstar Oils S.A.

Daimler plans new €500M engine plant in Poland

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Daimler AG plans to invest approximately €500 million (US$576 million) in a new production facility in Poland. The first Mercedes-Benz Cars plant in Poland is to be established in Jawor, about 70 kilometers west of Wroclaw, and will produce four-cylinder gasoline and diesel engines for Mercedes-Benz passenger cars. Brief

Poland NCBJ report concludes small modular reactors unlikely to play key role as basic electricity source in Poland

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A new report published by Poland’s National Center for Nuclear Research (Narodowe Centrum Bada? drowych, NCBJ) concludes that while small modular reactor (SMR) nuclear power plants (NPPs) might become important for Polish power industry, it is very unlikely that they will ever play a key role as basic electricity source in Poland.

Altairnano working with TAURON on Li-ion energy storage systems demonstration research project in Poland

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TAURON) jointly to determine the necessary infrastructure needs for stationary energy storage systems based on lithium titanate batteries, and for the construction of power and frequency stabilization systems in Poland. Poland’s second-largest energy company. Altairnano has entered into an agreement with TAURON Dystrybucja S.A. Brief

Volkswagen Group reorganizing some international production; new Poland plant for Crafter

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nia, Poland to build the successor to the Volkswagen Crafter van. With the decision to produce the Crafter in Poland, we have laid the foundations for the strategic reorientation of our light commercial vehicles. and will be the second location of Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles in Poland in addition to the plant at Pozna?,

Platts reports Poland to allow blenders to cut biofuel mandates by 15%

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In order to take advantage of the provision, transport fuel suppliers have to demonstrate that at least 70% of the biofuels they blend each year come from “registered producers,” both from Poland and other countries, said the source at Poland’s Agency of Agricultural Market, or ARR, the agency’s Polish-language acronym. Brief

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Poland-based Romet Introduces Low-Cost NEV Prototype

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The 4E may go into production in 2011, mainly for Western European markets. The Romet 4E. Click to enlarge. Original report here.).

Fiat Powertrain Acquiring GMs Share of Poland 1.3L Diesel Engine JV

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Fiat Powertrain Technologies (FPT) and General Motors (GM) have signed a preliminary share transfer agreement for FPT to acquire GM’s 50% share in FIAT-GM Powertrain Polska, an engine manufacturing joint venture in the special economic zone of Bielsko- Biala, Poland. The 1.3

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

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An initial order placed under the LTSA is for 10 FCveloCity-HD fuel cell modules, with deliveries planned to start in 2017. Click to enlarge.

Car sharing network expands across Europe

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Car sharing service, BlaBlaCar is to expand its reach across Europe entering no less than five new countries; Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Poland and Portugal. As part of the launch in Poland, BlaBlaCar joins [.]. Green credentials BlaBlaCar car sharing

i-MiEV electric car available in 15 European countries

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The electric car is now available in 15 European countries: Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. It may have taken its time to reach the marketplace, but the Mitsubishi i-MiEV is now firmly making its mark across Europe.

Battery systems maker Axeon Group acquired by Johnson Matthey

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Axeon has its headquarters and technology center in Dundee, Scotland, and its principal manufacturing and customer support facilities are located in Gliwice, Poland. Axeon Group, Europe’s largest independent Lithium-ion battery systems supplier, recently was acquired by international specialty chemicals company Johnson Matthey. Batteries

Manufacturing Spotlight: Vauxhall

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Its vehicles are largely identical to those of the Opel brand, which is sold across Europe, with most designed in Germany and produced across Germany, Spain and Poland, [.]. Where we stand: May, 2012 The Vauxhall brand of General Motors has been the second largest selling motoring brand in the UK for more than two decades.

Ballard to supply two fuel cell modules to Solaris for bus deployments in Europe

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Solaris Bus & Coach, based in Poland, is one of the leading players in the European bus industry. Since starting production in 1996, more than 10,000 Solaris vehicles have been deployed in 28 countries, including Poland, Germany, Norway, France, Sweden, Switzerland and United Arab Emirates. Brief

Honda targets new Guinness World Records title for fuel efficiency with 8,500-mile diesel drive across Europe

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The 24 countries which are covered in the route, in alphabetical order, are as follows: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden. Brief

SEAT Ibiza sets new fuel economy record

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He set out from Cieszyn in Poland after the International Police Motor Corporation sealed the car’s bonnet and fuel filler. Ibiza may be the place most Brits go to enjoy some excessive drinking – but its namesake in the automotive world is anything but drunk on fuel. TDI engine’s electronic management. .

Study finds that EV-specific factors rather than socio-demographic variables better predictors of EV uptake

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Of those, charging infrastructure was the best predictor of a country’s EV market share. Source: Sierzchula et al. Click to enlarge. Click to enlarge.

DBT CEV fast chargers power 3 LEAFs 12,500 km over 42 days in 2012 Oranje Trophy

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Three Nissan LEAF electric vehicles drove 12,500 km (7,767 miles) through ten countries in 42 days supported by France-based DBT CEV’s fast charging technology as part of the 2012 Oranje Trophy. Charging the LEAFs. Click to enlarge. The CHAdeMO-compliant (Rev.0.9) Brief

V4 countries form G4 Centre of Excellence for joint R&D in Generation-4 nuclear reactors

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wierk, Poland; and VUJE, a.s., The V4 is an alliance of four Central European states—Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia. The nuclear research institutes of the Visegrád Group countries (V4) (ÚJV ?ež ež a.s., Husinec, Czech Republic; MTA EK, Budapest, Hungary; NCBJ, ?wierk, Brief

The i-MiEV goes on sale in 15 European countries; near-term plan to boost that to 19

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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) announced that sale of the European-spec i-MiEVelectric vehicle is to commence in 15 European countries: Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. Brief

New European project on green traffic management

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Intelligent Solutions Sustaining Urban Economies’), brings together research clusters from five European regions: the East Midlands in the United Kingdom, the Molise region in Italy, the Midi-Pyrenees and Aquitaine regions in France and the Mazovia region in Poland. The three-year project, titled THE ISSUE (‘Traffic- Health-Environment.

Ford Car Buying Trends 2015 shows increasing demand for semi-autonomous driving technologies in Europe

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In Greece that rose to 97%, and in Ireland to 96%, followed by Poland (95%). European drivers are showing an increasing appetite for semi-autonomous driving technologies, according to a new Ford Motor Company study on buying trends in Europe. In Switzerland this was almost 3 in 4 (72%), followed by the Netherlands (62%), and Spain (61%).

Solaris Bus to offer BAE Systems hybrid electric drive on its vehicles

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of Poland, a major supplier of city, intercity, and special purpose buses, which has delivered more than 14,000 vehicles across 30 countries, will now offer BAE Systems’ hybrid electric drive propulsion system on its vehicles. This agreement with Solaris further strengthens BAE Systems’ presence in the city of Poznan, Poland. Brief

Scotiabank forecasts 4% growth in global auto market in 2015 to 74M units, led by China

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Poland is the key driver in the region, accounting for 40% of overall car sales. 2015 forecast share by region. Data: Scotiabank. million.

Volvo Buses has sold 3,000 electrified buses worldwide

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Over the past two years, demand for Volvo hybrid buses has also increased in eastern Europe, with a healthy sales trend in Estonia (44) and Poland (48). Volvo Buses has sold 3,000 hybrid, electric hybrid and electric buses to customers in 22 countries in Europe, South America, Asia and Australia. All-electric buses: Volvo 7900 Electric.

Volvo Cars, POC and Ericsson to demo connected car and bike helmet prototype at International CES 2015

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In Germany, The Netherlands and Poland more than 85% of cyclist fatalities occurred at crossroads (source: CARE Database, European Commission 2012). Using a popular smartphone app for bicyclists, such as Strava, the cyclist’s position can be shared through the Volvo cloud to the car, and vice versa. compared to 2011. Brief

BASF to invest €150M to build its largest European production plant for mobile emissions catalysts

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aw, Poland. Among the technologies that will be produced in Poland are Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) systems and SCR on Filter solutions. BASF is investing approximately €90 million (US114 million) in the first step to build a mobile emissions catalysts production facility in ?roda roda ?l?ska, Brief

Researchers synthesize battery cathode from lignin derivatives

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Grzegorz Milczarek from Poznan University of Technology (Poland), and Olle Inganäs from Linköping University (Sweden), have combined lignin derivatives, which are electronic insulators, with polypyrole, a conductive polymer, into an interpenetrating composite suitable for use as a battery cathode. CV of the Ppy(Lig) composite electrode. (A)

FISKER AUTOMOTIVE PARTNERS WITH MAJOR EUROPEAN AUTO RETAIL GROUP

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Today, Fisker Automotive announces that they have selected the Emil Frey Group as a distributor in Europe, with locations in Switzerland, Germany, France, the Czech Republic , Hungary and Poland. Fisker Automotive continues to attract an impressive list of auto dealers in North America and Europe. Tesla Motors currently has three

Wärtsilä dual-fuel main engines to power 15 barges operating mainly on LNG

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The ships’ hulls are under construction at the VEKA Shipyard CENTROMOST in Poland and outfitting will be carried out at VEKA Shipyard Werkendam. A series of 15 inland waterway barges being built for Belgium-based Plouvier Transport N.V., The barges will operate primarily on liquefied natural gas (LNG). Brief

Chinese battery company takes 22% stake in Valmet Automotive; strategic partnership for EVs

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The company specializes in premium cars, convertibles and electric vehicles, employing more than 2,500 professionals with locations in Finland, Germany and Poland. Simultaneously CATL has subscribed to new shares issued by Valmet Automotive for a 22 % ownership in the company. —Ilpo Korhonen, CEO, Valmet Automotive.

Report: Polish Power Plant and University to Cooperate on CO2 to Methanol Trial

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Nazmiek said that “ In Poland it costs around z?0.4 Dobieslaw Nazimek at the University. Proposed photoreactor unit. Click to enlarge.

Global Gas Prices | Hybrid Sales

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

BASF opens its largest European production plant for mobile emissions catalysts; LD gasoline and diesel and HD diesel

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aw, Poland. BASF has inaugurated its new production plant for mobile emissions catalysts in ?roda roda ?l?ska, ska, a Special Economic Zone near Wroc?aw, Among the advanced technologies that will be produced at the ?roda roda ?l?ska roda ?l?ska ska site. Brief

Limited edition Peugeot 508 RXH sells out

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The innovative diesel-electric hybrid was made available across 12 European countries – Germany, Austria, Belgium, Spain, France, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, United Kingdom and Switzerland. Peugeot has announced that all 300 units of the limited edition 508 RXH were sold in just 3 days.

Lux Research: Australia best positioned to be next big shale play; China and Argentina next

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Others such as Poland have not been so lucky, with ExxonMobil and Talisman Energy pulling out after disappointing exploration results. Brief

Fiat wins Technobest award for green TwinAir engine

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The Technobest 2010 prize was awarded by the international, independent Autobest jury made up of 15 specialist journalists from a number of countries including Bulgaria, Cyprus, Croatia, Greece, Poland, [.].

Another LNG platform supply vessel win for Wärtsilä; Siem Offshore selects Wärtsilä’s design and integrated solution

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The PSV is being built at the Remontowa Shipbuilding’s yard in Poland. It will be operated under charter by A/S Norske Shell. Click to enlarge.