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UN Sustainable Transport Conference calls for accelerated action to achieve net-zero emissions

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The Second UN Global Sustainable Transport Conference concluded with a call to accelerate progress towards achieving sustainable transport that would result in major reductions in greenhouse gas emissions and in improving the lives of millions of people. Progress is insufficient. However, challenges remain.

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Tesla Gigafactory Berlin final environmental approval conference to be held Friday

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A conference about Tesla Gigafactory Berlin’s final environmental approval has been scheduled for tomorrow, March 4, 2022. Teslarati was able to confirm the event through a representative from the office of Brandenburg Environment Minister Axel Vogel. Invitations to the press have been distributed.

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Live Updates: Tesla Giga Berlin final environmental permit press conference

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The approval was discussed by Brandenburg Minister-President Dietmar Woidke during a press conference today. The following were the topics discussed during the press conference, as well as some notable updates and quotes during the press conference (Quotes provided by Google Translate unless otherwise stated). .

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SwRI develops device to test friction, wear associated with EV fluids

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Traditional fluid testing tools, however, were not developed to effectively analyze lubricant properties in electrified environments. The spikes and the inherent electric field in high-voltage environments can allow electric currents to flow through the surfaces, damaging the lubricants and materials that keep them moving smoothly.

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Suzuki and Toyota to explore business partnership; environment, safety, and information technology

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In a joint statement, the two companies said that, given the rapid change in the auto industry, the industry is required to work not only on conventional automobile R&D, but also on R&D for advanced and future technologies in the fields including environment, safety, and IT.

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Teijin Frontier develops first tire cord made from eco-friendly adhesive and recycled polyester

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The newly developed tire cord will be exhibited at the International Tire Exhibition and Conference, one of North America’s largest tire-related exhibitions and conferences, in Akron, Ohio from 13 to 15 September.

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Scottish Enterprise project converting train to hydrogen power

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The target is showcasing the train to a global audience attending the COP26 conference in Glasgow in November. The project is supported by rail engineering and safety experts Arup and Abbott Risk Consulting to form an integrated delivery team, with AEGIS providing regulatory third-party verification.

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