Neste launches Neste MY Renewable Diesel in Belgium

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Besides Belgium, Neste MY Renewable Diesel is available for customers in the Netherlands, Finland, Sweden, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and the United States in California and Oregon. Neste, the world’s leading provider of renewable diesel (RD) and sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) has launched Neste MY Renewable Diesel in the Belgian market. The fuel, produced from 100% renewable raw materials, is brought to the Belgian market in collaboration with the channel partner EG Group.

Mercedes-Benz supplying 129 Citaro G hybrid 18m articulated buses to Belgium’s TEC Group

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Mercedes-Benz is supplying 129 Citaro G hybrid 18m articulated buses to Belgium’s TEC Group. The Belgian public transport corporation Transport en Commun, TEC Group for short, is responsible for local public transport in the Walloon Region of the kingdom of Belgium.

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EEB report finds only Belgium and Slovakia on track to meet EU air pollution targets

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However, only eight countries submitted it by the deadline (Belgium, Denmark, Estonia, the Netherlands, Portugal, Finland, Sweden, the United Kingdom), while some other governments submitted theirs more than a year later. EEB analysis found that only two member states (Belgium and Slovakia) are on track to meet the targets for the decade between 2020 and 2029, while only Belgium is on course to satisfy its 2030 commitments.

Tesla's Q2 Push Underway In Europe: Huge Fleet Sighted In Belgium

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Video from the Port of Zeebrugge in Belgium reveals an immense assortment of Tesla vehicles ready for delivery

New Tesla Fire Manifests in Belgium

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A Tesla Model S suffered a total meltdown after being connected to one of the company’s proprietary Supercharger stations in Antwerp, Belgium. The post New Tesla Fire Manifests in Belgium appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

US and Belgium sign nuclear energy R&D collaboration agreement

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The United States Department of Energy (DOE) and Belgium’s Studiecentrum voor Kernenergie/Centre d’Etude de l’Energie Nucléaire (SCK•CEN) (also known as the Belgian Nuclear Research Centre) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) concerning cooperation in nuclear energy research and development.

Researchers in Belgium develop new class of solid composite electrolytes for Li-ion batteries: Eutectogels

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Researchers at Hasselt University in Belgium are proposing a new class of solid composite electrolytes (SCEs) for Li-ion batteries: deep eutectic solvent (DES)–silica composites. The DES-based gel electrolytes—to which the team refers as eutectogels (ETGs)—are characterized by high ionic conductivity (1.46 mS cm –1 ), thermal (up to 130 °C) and electrochemical stability (up to 4.8 V), and are chemically inert to solvents and water.

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Westport and Volvo Car to introduce V90 Bi-Fuel into Belgium and Luxembourg

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Westport AB, a Westport Fuel Systems company, announced that Volvo Car will introduce the Bi-Fuel version of its new V90 station wagon in Belgium and Luxembourg. Belgium currently has 5,400 natural gas vehicles on the road and a developed infrastructure network that includes 73 CNG stations. —Didier Hendrickx of Natural Gas Vehicle Association (NGVA) Belgium.

European Fast-E project launches; 278 fast-charging points in Germany and Belgium

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The Fast-E project, co-financed by the European Union and nine companies, has officially launched , with the objective of installing 241 fast-charging charging stations in Germany and 37 in Belgium. The 278 charging points set up every 80 km along Germany and Belgium’s main motorways, will allow drivers of electric vehicles to “refuel” and extend their car’s range.

Solaris secures order for 200 hybrid buses in Belgium; BAE Systems drive, ultracap energy storage

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Solaris—one of the leading bus manufacturers in Europe—has secured an order for more than 200 hybrid buses from Société Régionale Wallonne du Transport, the primary bus operator in Wallonia, Belgium. For Solaris, this order is its biggest success in Belgium. These buses will not only be the first Solaris buses to include BAE Systems hybrid systems for propulsion, but also the first buses to use BAE’s newest energy storage system, the ESS-3G-1K.

First public hydrogen station in Belgium to be located on Toyota land leased to Air Liquide

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Construction has started on the first public hydrogen station in Belgium, to be operated by Air Liquide. Two regions of Europe are taking part in this project: the Brussels region in Belgium, and the Wer-Ems region in Germany. In the first half of 2016, Toyota will also bring the Mirai to Belgium, a fourth European market.

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, IVECO and ENGIE collaborating to promote natural gas in Europe starting from Belgium

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This collaboration is in line with the implementation of the DAFI Directive (Directive 2014/94 - Deployment of Alternative Fuels Infrastructures), with a particular focus on certain countries and regions, starting from Wallonia, Belgium. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), IVECO (a brand of CNH Industrial) and ENGIE (Global Energy Player) are broadly collaborating to promote natural gas vehicles and infrastructure in Europe.

VitaeMobility, ABB to deploy a network of 50 DC fast chargers throughout Belgium

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VitaeMobility, specialists in e-mobility for business and government fleets and consumers, and ABB will partner to install and manage 50 Terra Smart Connect (SC) DC fast chargers at multiple locations throughout Belgium. Maintenance and repair services will be taken care of by ABB’s local support team in Belgium.

Volvo Buses receives order for 90 electric hybrid buses and fast charging stations from Belgium

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Volvo Buses has secured its largest order yet for complete solutions for electric bus traffic. The Belgian cities of Charleroi and Namur have together ordered 90 Volvo 7900 Electric Hybrid buses as well as 12 charging stations. The buyer is public transport company TEC Group. The charging stations will be delivered by ABB. The order from TEC Group covers 55 buses for Charleroi and another 35 buses for Namur. ABB will supply 4 charging stations to Charleroi and 8 charging stations for Namur.

New Step Towards Zero-Emission Driving in Cities

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44 New e-hybrid articulated buses for De Lijn, Public Transport Operator (PTO) in the Flemish part of Belgium News courtesy of – De Lijn We are taking another important step in emission-free driving in urban areas. Electric Buses Electric Vehicles Belgium

Umicore to Build Battery Recycling Plant in Belgium

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Umicore will build an industrial scale recycling facility for end-of-life rechargeable batteries in Hoboken, Belgium. The investment will enable Umicore to deal with the expected growth in the availability of end-of-life Lithium-ion, Lithium-Polymer and Nickel Metal Hydride rechargeable batteries. Increasingly stringent legislation is also placing a heavy premium on the efficient and eco-friendly recycling of end-of-life materials, such as used batteries.

Elektromotive Extends European Recharging Network to Belgium and Luxembourg

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UK-based Elektromotive has appointed The PluginCompany to install networks of electric vehicle (EV) charging stations across Belgium and Luxembourg. Elektromotive and The PluginCompany are working together to educate major businesses and legislators in Belgium and Luxembourg about the benefits of zero-emissions motoring and the need for compatible recharging infrastructures.

Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH JU) Stakeholders General Assembly in Belgium

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The Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH JU) stakeholders’ general assembly will take place on 26 and 27 October in Brussels, Belgium. First organized in 2008 to mark the launch of the FCH JU, the stakeholders’ general assembly is an annual event designed to inform all interested parties about the activities of the FCH JU and acquire feedback for future planning of the program.

Elektromotive heads to Belgium and Luxembourg

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UK based Elektromotive is making headway in the electric vehicle recharging market after appointing ThePluginCompany to install networks of charging stations across Belgium and Luxembourg. In addition, Elektromotive and The PluginCompany will work together to educate businesses and legislators in Belgium and Luxembourg about the benefits of zero emission motoring as well as the need for compatible recharging infrastructures.

Europe: Tesla Makes Superchargers Free In Flood-Affected Areas

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Charging will be free in impacted parts of the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany

Cummins survey finds growing commuter support for hydrogen-fueled public transport in Europe; willing to pay more

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Nearly half of commuters in Belgium and Germany expressed the same view. Commissioned by Cummins, 6,000 consumers were surveyed across Belgium, Germany and the UK. Cummins said that the survey results demonstrate positive attitudes towards clean technology alternatives for public transport, with about 40% consumers in Belgium, Germany and the UK willing to pay £1 or €1 more for their daily commute in order to lower their carbon footprint.

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Belgian Steel Plant: We'll Make 50,000 Tons Of Ethanol From Byproduct

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Fuel ethanol renewable energy BelgiumEven as world governments continue to encourage the production of biofuels, ethanol remains subject to particular criticism. The highest-volume feedstocks for ethanol are still plants like corn or sugar cane, which take up farmland that in some cases could otherwise be used for food. Which is why two companies have paired up to try to make large.

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Leaseplan profits grow as private leasing soars in UK, Netherlands and Belgium

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Leaseplan, a global leader in fleet management and driver mobility, has published its headline annual results for 2016 and the future looks bright.

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Leaseplan profits grow as private leasing soars in UK, Netherlands and Belgium

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Leaseplan, a global leader in fleet management and driver mobility, has published its headline annual results for 2016 and the future looks bright. Fleet news Fleet Fleet management Leaseplan Leasing

2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge electric SUV production begins, US deliveries by January

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Volvo announced Thursday that production of its first fully electric vehicle, the XC40 T8 Recharge, has started in Ghent, Belgium. The electric SUV is bound for the U.S.

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Nissan and EDF Energy team up on cross-continent smart charging development

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Nissan and EDF Energy have joined forces to offer the two pieces of the V2G puzzle in the UK, France, Belgium and Italy

Ford to slash UK jobs ahead of huge losses in Europe

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Ford Green cars Latest news Belgium dagenham Ford Transit green cars jobs Southampton UKAmerican carmaker Ford has decided to take drastic action as it prepares for dramatic losses in Europe – in the region of $1.5billion. With vehicle demand having slumped by 20 per cent in Western Europe since 2007, Ford has announced several plant closures: it will close its vehicle assembly plant in Southampton, which currently builds [.].

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Tritium Veefil-RT 50 kW fast chargers chosen for EV and V2G research project in Slovakia

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Last week, Tritium announced that it has supplied all the fast chargers for the Belgium stage of the European Union’s UNIT-E fast-charging network. The Belgium phase of the project, led by major energy supplier, EDF Luminus, has seen the installation of 25 Tritium Veefil-RT 50kW fast chargers across the country, completing a fast charging corridor connecting France, Belgium and Netherlands. The Belgium section of the network was officially launched on 11 December 2017.

Cowboy releases two new sleek-looking belt-drive electric bikes with 50% more torque

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Belgium’s Cowboy has already run through several generations of its popular urban-oriented electric bicycles. Now the company has just unveiled the new Cowboy C4 e-bike, which is available in two different models.

Volvo Cars to triple electric car production capacity in Ghent after strong year of electrified car sales

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Volvo Cars is tripling electric car manufacturing capacity at its plant in Ghent, Belgium as it prepares to meet fast growing demand for its Recharge line-up of chargeable cars. Volvo XC40 Recharge production in Ghent, Belgium.

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Van Hool ships first CX45E electric coach to the US; 10 more to follow in 1H 2021; Proterra batteries, Siemens traction system

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The CX45E was designed, developed and prototyped at the parent company in Koningshooikt, Belgium. Van Hool has around 4,100 staff worldwide, the majority of whom work at the production facilities in Koningshooikt (Belgium) and Skopje (North Macedonia).

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Refineries in the Americas produce a greater share of gasoline per barrel of crude oil than refineries in other world regions

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OECD Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czech Republic; Denmark; Estonia; Finland; France; Germany; Greece; Hungary; Iceland; Ireland; Italy; Latvia; Lithuania; Luxembourg; Netherlands; Switzerland; Norway; Poland; Portugal; Slovak Republic; Slovenia; Spain; Sweden; Turkey; United Kingdom.

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Tesla enables free Supercharging for sites affected by the floods in Europe

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Tesla has temporarily enabled free Supercharging for owners in select areas in the Netherlands, Germany, and Belgium to help them get to safer locations after the floods in Europe. . The floods in Europe hit parts of western Germany before moving to Belgium and the Netherlands.

TNO joins H2-Share project to build and demo 27t hydrogen fuel cell truck and mobile refueler

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The goal is to test the truck at six locations in Germany, The Netherlands, Belgium and France. Primary partners are VDL ETS (The Netherlands), Wystrach (Germany), VDL Bus Chassis (The Netherlands), Automotive NL (The Netherlands), TNO (The Netherlands), Hydrogen Europe (Belgium), e-mobil BW (Germany), and WaterstofNet (Belgium). Subpartners are the Municipality of Helmond (The Netherlands), VIL (Belgium), provincie Antwerpen (Belgium), Provincie Noor-Brabant.

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Volvo Cars launches all-electric Volvo C40 Recharge; all cars to be pure electric by 2030

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The C40 Recharge will go in production this fall and will be built alongside the XC40 Recharge at the Volvo Cars manufacturing plant in Ghent, Belgium.

Cummins to open new fuel cell systems production facility in Germany; Alstom’s hydrogen trains

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The company already has alternative power facilities located in the United Kingdom, Belgium and Germany. Cummins also owns a facility in Oevel, Belgium, responsible for the assembly and integration of both PEM and alkaline electrolyzers. Cummins Inc. will open a new facility in Herten, Germany, which will initially focus on the assembly of fuel cell systems for global transportation leader Alstom’s hydrogen trains.

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Volvo C40 Recharge EV coming to US with $58,750 MSRP

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Vehicle production will begin in Ghent, Belgium this fall with the first US customer deliveries planned for the fourth quarter of 2021. The Volvo C40 Recharge pure electric will start at an MSRP of $58,750 in the United States before tax credits.

Volvo Cars trucks-to-trains swap significantly cuts emissions in logistics network

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For example, by implementing rail transport it reduced CO 2 emissions by almost 75% on the route between its Ghent, Belgium-based manufacturing plant and a purpose-built depot in northern Italy.

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Ford focuses on wind power

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The company has put two giant wind turbines, each standing more than 150 metres tall, into service at its Ford Genk plant in Belgium. The turbines in Belgium are expected to meet a significant part of the plant’s power needs, where it produces the Mondeo, Galaxy and S-MAX models. Tags: Ford Green cars Latest news Electrabel Ford Belgium Ford Dagenham Diesel Centre Ford Genk Ford renewable energy wind electricity wind power

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New Renault KANGOO Z.E. electric van to add 50% more range

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on 13 January at the 2017 European Motor Show in Brussels, Belgium. Renault Pro+ will present the all-electric New KANGOO Z.E. Renault Pro+ will equip the latest KANGOO Z.E. with a new motor/battery package that will increase the model’s driving range by more than 50%, from 170 km to 270 km (106 miles to 168 miles) NEDC. That is equivalent of 200 km (124 miles) in real conditions, Renault said. The New KANGOO Z.E.,

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Football Pro, Eden Hazard Joins Nissan’s #ElectrifyTheWorld Movement to Spark Positive Change

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Nissan global ambassador shares his electric journey to help spark the switching conversation Eden joins Nissan in a bid to strengthen electric mobility education and highlight the smarter, cleaner and fun-to-drive EV experience PARIS – Belgium international and Real Madrid C.F.

EU GRAMOFON project ends after 42 months with promising results on CO2 capture

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Coordinated by AIMPLAS, the project also involved the CNRS (France), University of Mons (Belgium), Fraunhofer ICT (Germany), Graphenea (Spain), Process Design Centre (the Netherlands), e2v (United Kingdom), MOFTech (United Kingdom), and KRICT (South Korea).

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UECC and Goodfuels parther on first use of marine biofuel in the ro-ro segment

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M/V Autosky will test BFO on its normal route between Zeebrugge, Belgium and Santander, Spain and will result in a reduction of more than 6,500 metric tonnes of CO 2 emissions on a well-to-wake basis.

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