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Bangladesh Prepares for Electric Vehicles

CleanTechnica EVs

As China, Western Europe, and the USA charge ahead to become majority passenger electric fleets, we have to remember that this will not be good enough unless the rest of the world joins us. Some of the poorest countries in the world are the ones to bear the brunt of climate change fueled disasters — […]

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Study finds CNG conversion policy in Bangladesh did result in more travel; congestion costs still half the health benefits

Green Car Congress

Several years ago, the government of Bangladesh took took various policies to convert the petroleum vehicles on road to run on compressed natural gas (CNG), which allows both air quality improvements and energy security benefits. Earlier post.)

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Valeo & Omega Seiki Mobility signed MoU for electric powertrains 

Electric Vehicles India

Omega Seiki to develop an EV manufacturing facility in Bangladesh. It has made an announcement that it would develop an electric vehicle manufacturing facility near Dhaka, Bangladesh. The company will be registered in Bangladesh as OSM-Bangladesh. The Omega Seiki said that it would invest ?1

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AQLI: new data reveals little progress globally in reducing air pollution over the last two decades

Green Car Congress

Nearly a quarter of the global population lives in four countries in South Asia that are among the world’s most polluted: Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Pakistan. High pollution across the entirety of Bangladesh makes it the most polluted country in the world.

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A Bamboo Carbon Filter for Diesels Could Reduce Emissions

Cars That Think

Looking to make replacement filters more environmentally friendly and affordable, a team of engineering students from the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology , in Dhaka, designed a carbon-based version with bamboo. The filters can cost thousands of dollars to replace, however, because they’re made with precious metals.

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The Richer They Get, the More Meat They Eat

Cars That Think

Of all the populous nations, only Bangladesh, India, Ethiopia, and Nigeria continue to eat very little meat. In 2020, average supply rates in India and Bangladesh were still below 5 kg of carcass weight per year, per capita—a bit less than in Ethiopia.

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Study attributes significant amount of kidney disease globally to PM2.5 pollution

Green Car Congress

Standardized ABD (attributable burden of disease) in the 10 most populated countries showed Nigeria, Bangladesh, Pakistan, and India having high ABDs, exceeding 200 incident cases of CKD per 100,000 population. YLD, YLL, and DALYs of CKD attributable to elevated PM 2.5

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