Balqon Expands Distribution of Heavy-Duty Electric Vehicles into Colombia

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Balqon Corporation, a developer and manufacturer of zero emissions heavy-duty electric vehicles for Class 7 and Class 8 applications ( earlier post ), has entered into a Dealer Agreement with Industrias IVOR, a leading distributor of heavy equipment and material handling equipment, including heavy-duty trucks, in Colombia. Industrias IVOR has over 100 years of experience in the heavy-duty truck market in Colombia.

JATO: global vehicle sales fall by 39% in March; electrified vehicles up to 17.4% new registration market share in Europe

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With the pandemic spreading across the globe, strict lockdowns in key markets, combined with consumer panic and economic uncertainty, have all contributed to the huge decrease in sales last month. Registrations fell in all 27 markets, but with varying severity. Markets were significantly hit in Italy, France, Spain, Austria, Ireland, Slovenia, Greece and Portugal, where the combined volume fell from 634,600 units in March 2019 to 161,800 units last month.

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TomTom: Global traffic congestion up; Bengaluru world’s most traffic-congested city

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Next in the global rankings are Philippine capital, Manila (71%); Bogota in Colombia (68%); last year’s most congested city, Mumbai (65%); and Pune (59%), also in India; making up the top five most congested cities in the world. Autonomous driving Behavior Market Background

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Enel acquires eMotorWerks to provide grid balancing solutions and tap into US e-mobility market

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The acquisition of eMotorWerks marks Enel’s entrance into the US electric mobility market. This acquisition further substantiates the implementation of Enel’s strategy to deliver, innovative customer-focused products and services to the market, such as smart charging, integration between electric vehicles and distributed generation resources, as well as grid balancing and V2G services. Enel S.p.A.,

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BYD to add another 183 electric buses to Santiago’s fleet

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The 183 BYD electric buses will join the 100 electric buses that BYD and local partner Enel brought into Santiago last December, giving BYD a dominant share of more than 60% in the capital’s electric bus market.

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GM global sales up 7.6% in 2011 to 9.026M vehicles; China and US largest markets

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GM gained four-tenths of a point of market share to 11.9% On a corporate basis, GM’s two largest markets in 2011 were China, where GM and its joint venture partners increased sales 8.3% GM is the market leader in both countries. Other markets that posted significant year-over-year increases include Vietnam (79%), Russia (49%), Turkey (30%) and Germany (21%). Top 10 Chevrolet sales markets in 2011. Colombia. General Motors Co.

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Bogotá orders 379 electric buses from BYD

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Along with the 64 pure electric buses in Medellín, Colombia will have a total of 443 BYD electric buses, putting it at the vanguard of Latin America’s rapid push towards public transport electrification.

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DiDi to introduce first shared EV fleet to Mexico; 700+ EVs and hybrids to start

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DiDi Food, launched in early 2019, also registered impressive growth in an underdeveloped market. In Latin America, DiDi offers various ride-hailing, taxi-hailing, and food delivery services in Mexico, Chile, Colombia, and Costa Rica, as well as in Brazil under the 99 brand.

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Volvo Buses has sold 3,000 electrified buses worldwide

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The largest single market for Volvo’s hybrid buses thus far is the UK, which accounts for almost half (1,425) of the total of 3,000 sales. Other major markets are Colombia (468), Sweden (196), Spain (137), Germany (135), Switzerland (129) and Norway (109). Volvo Buses has sold 3,000 hybrid, electric hybrid and electric buses to customers in 22 countries in Europe, South America, Asia and Australia. In 2016 alone, Volvo sold 533 electrified buses.

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Shell and Sumitomo Corporation invest in LO3 Energy to develop blockchain-based community energy platform

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Energy is going through a revolution with renewable distributed energy resources increasingly picking up market share—but to integrate them efficiently we need to re-invent our energy networks. There is now an opportunity to develop a circular economy around energy, connecting these resources together in local energy markets to produce both financial and environmental benefits for all stakeholders involved.

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USDA study finds GHG from corn-based ethanol ~39% to 43% lower than from gasoline; reduction of >70% possible by 2022

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The authors argued that using billions of kilograms of US corn to produce ethanol reduces supplies of, and increases prices for, corn and other commodities in domestic and world food and feed markets. Our results could help position US corn ethanol to compete in these new and growing markets.

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

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This year’s achievements underline SEAT’s potential to make use of growth opportunities and open new markets. Latin America is another potential territory for brand expansion, and there are plans to begin operations in Chile in the second half of 2019 and strengthen its presence in Colombia. In China, SEAT is a part of the JAC Volkswagen joint venture and preparations are being made for its entry in the world’s largest car market.

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Global Gas Prices | Hybrid Sales

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car market. Colombia. sales of hybrid SUVs and other fuel efficient vehicles will prove interesting to watch this year, especially if fuel prices remain relatively low. Expert predictions about where oil and gas prices are headed vary widely.

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Chevrolet sets first-half global sales record with 2.35M units; 14% growth

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In addition, Chevrolet set record first-half sales in many countries, including Argentina, Brazil, Chile, China, Colombia, Denmark, Ecuador, France, South Africa, and Turkey. Chevrolet sold 2.35

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

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As a member of the Argentine commercial vehicle industry, TATSA is engaged in an expansion process in both domestic and international markets. In the last few years, TATSA has signed production agreements with various automotive companies worldwide and has also established commercial representations in the USA, Ecuador, Peru, Colombia, India and Qatar.

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. In the first five months of the year, GM sold 394,000 vehicles in South America and its market share was 20.2%. General Motors is creating a new regional organization to meet rising customer demand in South America.

GM Korea introduces Alpheon eAssist; 25% improvement in fuel economy

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It provides market- and brand-specific vehicle kits for assembly at GM facilities in China, Uzbekistan, Mexico, India, Colombia, Russia and other countries. Vehicles and kits from GM Korea are offered in more than 150 markets on six continents. Alpheon eAssist Click to enlarge.

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Florida Governor Rick Scott rejects proposed Federal high-speed rail project

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And that market’s population is 8 times the size of the Tampa/Orlando market.Rather than investing in a high-risk rail project, we should be focusing on improving our ports, rail and highway infrastructure to be in a position to attract the increased shipping that will result when the Panama Canal is expanded when the free trade agreements with Colombia and Panama are ratified and with the expansion of the economies of Central and South America.

GM Daewoo Considering Hybrid for 2011

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In addition, GM Daewoo provides market and brand-specific vehicle kits for assembly at GM facilities in China, Thailand, India, Colombia and Venezuela. GM Daewoo now produces vehicles and kits to offer in more than 150 markets on six continents. Yonhap. GM Daewoo Auto & Technology is considering producing a hybrid vehicle in 2011 in South Korea.

Balqon Receives Initial $490,000 Purchase Order for Heavy-Duty Electric Drive Systems From New China-Based Distributor

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Our relationship with DynaProTech is a continuation of our localization strategy to have our drive systems integrated into products manufactured by regional original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in major world markets. This includes Argentina-based Autoelevadores Yale, Colombia-based Industrias IVOR, Electric Cars of Costa Rica, Mol Transportation Solutions in Europe and, most recently, Km.

City of Bogota, Columbia launches electric taxi pilot; part of C40-CCI EV Network

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The City of Bogota, Colombia, has launched a pilot project to spur the use of electric vehicles in Bogota’s center-city taxi fleet. Through its participation in the C40 Electric Vehicle Network, and by working with C40 and CCI technical and market development experts, the City of Bogota has forged partnerships with several industry players in support of the pilot project.

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GM Daewoo considering hybrid in 2011

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The South Korean market has already shown its willingness to embrace green car technologies so it comes as no surprise that GM Daewoo Auto & Technology is considering producing a hybrid vehicle in the country in two years time. It provides market and brand specific vehicle kits assembly facilities in Colombia, China, Thailand, India and Venezuela.

Monsanto, BASF Scientists Discover Gene Conferring Drought Tolerance in Corn Plants

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Both companies also recently announced that they have completed regulatory submissions for cultivation in the United States and Canada, and for import to Mexico, the European Union and Colombia. Submissions in other import markets will follow in the months to come. The first-generation product is part of a multi-generational family of biotech drought-tolerant products the companies plan to bring to market in the next decade.

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Petrobras Biocombustível To Invest US$2.4B in Biodiesel and Ethanol Production

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billion liters (502 million gallons US) in 2013, aimed at the foreign market, and 1.8 billion liters (476 million liters US) to be distributed in the domestic market. Petrobras plans to sign partnerships this year for four new ethanol production projects, involving a foreign partner, which will ensure market share, and a domestic ethanol producer. Abroad, meanwhile, an ethanol production unit is under analysis for Colombia.

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Forecast: Global Biofuels Use to Double by 2015, Second-Gen Biofuels to Lag Expectations

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Major new contributors to the growth of global biofuels between 2009 and 2015 include Indonesia, France, China, India, Thailand, Colombia, Malaysia, Philippines and Argentina. Currently, sugarcane ethanol from Brazil is the only commercially available, economical, low-carbon biofuel available on the market currently to meet US RFS2 advanced biofuel and other low-carbon fuel requirements.

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UOP looking to biomass catalytic pyrolysis to expand volumes of renewable hydrocarbon fuels

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Military personnel from Colombia, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Netherlands, Norway, Peru, Republic of Philippines, Thailand, Tonga and the United Kingdom will also participate. That said, it is important to realize that someone has to step up and create a market and buy. Having a AAA-rated entity like the US government to create a market is very valuable and is extremely appropriate for what the government needs to do to move forward.

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MIT Report Finds Natural Gas Has Significant Potential to Displace Coal, Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions; Role in Transportation More Limited

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A global “liquid” market in natural gas in which supply sources are diverse and gas prices are transparent, set by supply and demand with price differences based on transportation costs, is desirable for US consumers. Modeling suggests that the integration of these markets would result in substantially lower consumer prices for US consumers. Global markets.

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Ipsos study finds US among most skeptical of Autonomous Vehicles

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Although there is widespread interest in autonomous vehicles (AVs), the US—one of the largest auto markets in the world—expresses higher levels of resistance than most nations, according to a new study by Ipsos, a leading global market research firm.

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