SEAT to launch 6 electric and plug-in hybrid models, develop smaller version of MEB for lower-cost EVs

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The goal of the new platform is to develop affordable electric vehicles, with an entry level price below €20,000. The small electric platform project is a great step towards an even more affordable electric mobility. In this context, it is rolling out an ambitious growth strategy in North Africa, where it will lead the Volkswagen Group’s vehicle assembly project in Algeria and aims to increase its presence in the region in the medium term.

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UNEP: export of used cars to developing world creating significant environmental problems

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However, it also shows that where countries have implemented measures to govern the import of used vehicles—notably age and emissions standards —these give them access to high-quality used vehicles, including hybrid and electric cars, at affordable prices.

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Dow to invest in water desalination and reuse technologies in Saudi Arabia

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FILMTEC membranes from Dow Water & Process Solutions are used in some of the most water-challenged areas of the world, including the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Algeria. This new proposed world-class facility will increase our ability to deliver the most advanced, affordable and sustainable water sourcing and treatment options for desalination, wastewater treatment, and other applications.

Europe moves forward on the Energy Union; transport key element

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Today, we set in motion a fundamental transition towards a low-carbon and climate-friendly economy, towards an Energy Union that puts citizens first, by offering them more affordable, secure, and sustainable energy. An integrated energy market is needed to create more competition, lead to greater market efficiency through better use of energy generation facilities across the EU and to produce affordable prices for consumers.

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