T&E study finds cruise ships emitting 10x more SOx in Europe port cities than all Europe’s 260M cars

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An in-house study by environmental NGO Transport & Environment (T&E) has found that the luxury cruise brands owned by Carnival Corporation & PLC emitted in 2017 in European seas alone 10 times more SO x than all of Europe’s 260+ million passenger vehicles.

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TTTech Auto establishes Car.OS unit and expands company structure

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The new corporate structure is part of TTTech Auto’s growth strategy and aims to enhance customer service and to unlock development capabilities in key technologies. Part of the overall growth story are the acquisitions of RT-RK Automotive in Serbia, Croatia and Bosnia–Herzegovina, Silicon Gears in Spain and Red Pine Software in Turkey.

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Hyundai Motor Group to invest €80M in Rimac; collaborating on high-performance EV and FCEV prototypes by 2020

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Under the new partnership, Hyundai Motor Company and Kia Motors Corporation will each invest €64 million and €16 million, respectively, for a total combined investment of €80 million in Rimac. Rimac was founded in 2009 by Mate Rimac as a garage project in Croatia with the vision to build the sports car of the 21 st century.

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Wärtsilä enters into licence agreement with CSSC Guangzhou Marine Diesel Engine Co. Ltd for manufacture of Wärtsilä 2-stroke engines in China

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Wärtsilä Corporation and CSSC Guangzhou Marine Diesel Co. Ltd (GMD), a member of the state-owned China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) Group, have signed a licence agreement for the manufacture and sale of Wärtsilä 2-stroke engines in China. These are located mainly in Asia (Japan, Korea, China, Vietnam), but also in Europe (Croatia, Poland and Russia) and South America (Brazil).

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Toho Tenax’s prepreg helps to cut 1.1MW Tajima Rimac electric racer’s weight

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The racing team is a joint project of the Association for the Promotion of Electric Vehicles and Tajima Motor Corporation Co., The vehicle was built in cooperation between Tajima Motor Corporation, SIM-Drive and Rimac Automobili (Croatia). Teijin Limited announced that carbon fiber sheet pre-impregnated with matrix resin, or prepreg, made by Toho Tenax Co.,

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Honda targets new Guinness World Records title for fuel efficiency with 8,500-mile diesel drive across Europe

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To ensure accurate monitoring of the route, journey time and distance driven, the record car has been fitted with a tracking device, provided by fleet telematics and stolen vehicle recovery expert, Tracker (part of the Tantalum Corporation). Honda aims to win a new Guinness World Records title for fuel efficiency in an 8,500-mile (13,679 km) drive across all 24 contiguous EU countries in a 1.6 i-DTEC diesel engined Honda Civic Tourer. In the Civic Tourer, the 1.6

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New laser system for fuel ignition may lead to reduced auto emissions, greater fuel efficiency

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Taira’s team is, however, working with a large spark-plug company and with DENSO Corporation, a member of the Toyota Group. 630, February 2010, INTECH, Croatia. Top : Schematics of ignition by (a) a spark plug and (b), (c) a laser. (c) c) shows multipoint ignition. Bottom : Schlieren photographs for early stage of ignition in a constant-volume chamber ignited by (a) spark plug and (b) micro-laser in a stoichiometric mixture. Click to enlarge.

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