Yutong Bus to deliver 100 electric buses to Chile

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It has become the world-leading new-energy bus maker with international recognitions, successfully entering the markets in the United Kingdom, France, Chile, Bulgaria, Iceland and Macao in China. Zhengzhou Yutong Bus Co., will deliver 100 full electric buses to Chile.

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EEA: average CO2 emissions from new cars and new vans in Europe increased in 2018

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According to provisional data published by the European Environment Agency (EEA), the average CO 2 emissions from new passenger cars registered in the European Union (EU) in 2018 increased for the second consecutive year, reaching 120.4 g CO 2 /km in 2018. Vans registered in the EU and Iceland in 2018 emitted on average 158.1 Moreover, the market penetration of zero- and low-emission vehicles, including electric cars, remained slow in 2018. In 2018, 1.66

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IEA report draws lessons from rapid uptake of EVs in Nordic countries

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In proportion to its population, the Nordic region—Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden—is strikingly ahead of the rest of the world in adopting electric cars. Norway, Iceland and Sweden have the highest ratios of EVs per person, globally.

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Study finds behavior-influencing policies remain critical for mass market success of low-carbon vehicles

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The difference these policies can make, if applied in a multi-pronged strategy, can already be seen in countries that strongly support the use of alternative-fuel vehicles, such as China, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden.

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Study finds car dealerships pose significant barrier to EV adoption

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In 126 “mystery shopper” experiences at 82 car dealerships across Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden, the team found that that dealers were dismissive of EVs; misinformed shoppers on vehicle specifications; omitted EVs from the sales conversation; and strongly oriented customers towards gasoline and diesel vehicle options.

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Study links PM2.5 pollution to increased risk of diabetes; even low levels pose risk

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For example, poverty-stricken countries facing a higher diabetes-pollution risk include Afghanistan, Papua New Guinea and Guyana, while richer countries such as France, Finland and Iceland experience a lower risk. 2018) “The 2016 global and national burden of diabetes mellitus attributable to PM 2.5 A study by a team from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the Veterans Affairs (VA) St. Louis Health Care System links PM 2.5

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€106M JIVE 2 project launches in Europe; 152 fuel cell buses across 14 European cities

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Coordinated by Element Energy , and supported by a €25-million (US$31.2-million) grant from the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH JU), the JIVE 2 project will deploy 152 fuel cell electric buses across 14 European cities throughout France, Germany, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, the Netherlands and the UK. The JIVE 2 project will run for six years from January 2018. In Europe, the JIVE 2 project (Second Joint Initiative for hydrogen Vehicles across Europe) launched this week.

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