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Renault Kangoo electric vans set to work in renewably-powered Uruguay

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UTE, which generates and distributes electricity across the small South American country, took delivery of its new bat[.]. Renault

Renault delivers 30 Kangoo Z.E. electric vehicles in Uruguay

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UTE, which generates, transmits and distributes electricity in Uruguay, took delivery of its new fleet of 30 Kangoo Z.E.s In 2008, Uruguay committed to diversifying its sources of electricity. following an order resulting from a tender process launched several months ago. The 30 Kangoo Z.E.s Brief

BYD bringing electric buses to Uruguay; targeting more than 500 by 2015

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José Mujica, President of Uruguay, China-based BYD, CTS and Buquebus officials signed a contract to begin bringing electric buses into Uruguay. The first BYD electric buses will arrive in Uruguay before end of 2012 with targets to have over 500 buses running on roads by 2015. million kilometers (or 3.4 Brief

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Uruguay launches first BYD battery-electric buses; projecting 500 by 2015

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in partnership with Chinese automaker BYD Ltd, introduced the first battery-electric 12-meter rapid transit bus in Uruguay and the region. By 2015 it is expected that more than 500 BYD electric buses will be running on the streets and roads of Uruguay. Buquebus and CTS Auto S.A., Brief

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Ford building new $1.6B plant in Mexico for small cars

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Vehicles produced in Mexico also serve customers in the US, Canada, China, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and South Korea. Ford is investing US$1.6 billion in a new small car plant in Mexico, building a new manufacturing site in San Luis Potosi State. Construction begins this summer. billion in China.

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

GM Shows Picture of New Chevrolet Agile for Mercosur Market

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The Agile is targeted for emerging markets such as Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay (Mercosur). The 2010 Agile. Click to enlarge.

Nations agree on global, legally binding treaty on mercury emissions: Minamata Convention on Mercury

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The Committee, chaired by Fernando Lugris of Uruguay, will present the Convention text to the UNEP Governing Council for adoption next month. These range from medical equipment such as thermometers and energy-saving light bulbs to the mining, cement and coal-fired power sectors. Others include kidney damage and damage to the digestive system.

BYD lands contract for 35 electric buses at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport

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Orders have been awarded in China, the Netherlands, Finland, Denmark, Uruguay, North and South America. BYD Company, Ltd. has been selected to supply 35 all-electric buses to be used to transfer passengers between airport terminals and aircraft at the Amsterdam Schiphol Airport. —Isbrand Ho, BYD Europe’s Managing Director. Brief

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Eaton signs long-term agreement with Argentine bus manufacturer TATSA to design and supply hybrid systems

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Since 2005, the company has been building commercial vehicles at a plant in San Martin, Buenos Aires, and this year will start production in a new plant located in Maldonado, Uruguay. Eaton Corporation has signed a long-term agreement to design and supply Argentine bus manufacturer Tecnología Avanzada en Transporte S. Brief

GM Creates New South America Regional Organization

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GM South America includes GM’s existing sales and manufacturing operations in Brazil, Argentina, Colombia, Ecuador and Venezuela as well as sales activities in those countries and Bolivia, Chile, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay. General Motors is creating a new regional organization to meet rising customer demand in South America. Ed Whitacre.

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Pike forecasts 26.4% CAGR for electric-drive buses to 2018; hybrid, battery-electric and fuel cell

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The Latin American market will be driven largely by uptake in Brazil, but other countries will also spur adoption, notably Uruguay which recently indicated it. Pike Research forecasts that the global market for all electric-drive buses—including hybrid, battery electric, and fuel cell buses—grow steadily over the next. buses.