Hyundai Motor Group bolsters partnership with Rimac on high-performance EVs and fuel cell prototypes across brands

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Hyundai Group joined its partner Rimac Automobili in an event hosted by Rimac CEO Mate Rimac and attended by Croatian Prime Minister, ministers, and senior government officials to discuss the potential of the new auto industry in Croatia. Rimac Automobili findings based on an in-depth study of the future automotive industry development, current industry experience and network suggest that Croatia could enjoy great benefits, as have many Central and Eastern European (CEE) countries so far.

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Global Gas Prices | Hybrid Sales

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Some expect both to remain steady due to global economic conditions while others point to the return of $3/gallon gas (in the states) fueled mainly by an increase in foreign demand. Croatia. 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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T&E study finds cruise ships emitting 10x more SOx in Europe port cities than all Europe’s 260M cars

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Ships’ SO x will still remain considerably large compared to passenger car fleet even after the introduction of the global 2020 marine sulfur cap. Diesel cars have been the focus of the air pollution crisis in Europe’s cities, but along the coasts of countries such as Norway, Denmark, Greece, Croatia and Malta a handful of cruise ships are responsible for more NO x than the majority of their domestic car fleets, T&E said.

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TTTech Auto establishes Car.OS unit and expands company structure

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MotionWise provides unique integration and real-time orchestration of applications, global scheduling logic and tools. 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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Study: air pollution causes 800,000 extra deaths a year in Europe and 8.8 million worldwide

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million extra deaths globally rather than the previously estimated 4.5 They applied these to a new model of global exposure and death rates and to data from the WHO, which included information on population density, geographical locations, ages, risk factors for several diseases and causes of death. Excess death rates were particularly high in eastern European countries, such as Bulgaria, Croatia, Romania and Ukraine, with more than 200 each year per 100,000 of the population.

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JATO Dynamics: growth slowdown in Euro auto sales in March; SUVs still lead

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Volkswagen was the best-selling brand in March and across 2016 so far, leading the rankings in Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Denmark, Germany, Latvia, Netherlands, Norway, Slovenia and Switzerland during the first quarter. —Felipe Munoz, Global Automotive Analyst at JATO Dynamics. March 2016 was another positive month for European new car registrations, ending a strong Q1 which saw sales of 3.93 million units, up by 8.1%

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European car market logs best year for alternative fueled vehicles, lowest diesel share since 2001

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—Felipe Munoz, JATO’s global analyst. Globally, Europe was the world’s third-largest car market behind China and the US. Poland, Slovakia, Luxembourg and Lithuania all posted record levels of volume, while it was the best year since 2007 for Spain and Estonia, and the best year since 2008 for Romania, Hungary, Croatia and Latvia. The European car market remained stable during 2018, as 15.6

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Euro car market has best H1 of century; diesels down 17%; AFVs up 31% for 5.4% of total; SUVs booming

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But it was the positive economic situation across the continent that boosted results, JATO said, as midsize markets such as the Netherlands, Poland and Sweden all posted increases, and smaller markets like Hungary, Greece, Romania, Croatia and Lithuania similarly posted significant increases. —Felipe Munoz, JATO’s global analyst. The European car market recorded its best H1 performance of the century, with 8.6

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Diesel new vehicle market share in Europe in February dropped to 39.5%; SUVs still driving growth

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This growth can be attributed to key markets such as Germany, Spain and France, as well as five other markets (Croatia, Greece, Hungary, Estonia and Luxembourg), which posted double digit growth. Alternative-Fueled-Vehicles were also able to take advantage of the decline of diesel, growing by 18.5% —Felipe Munoz, JATO’s Global Analyst. European car registrations increased by 4.2% million, 50,000 more than in February 2017.

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IFQC annual ranking of gasoline sulfur standards sees progress around the world; US drops to 46th

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A trio of European countries and one from South America made major strides in reducing their levels of sulfur content in gasoline, allowing them to advance in the annual global ranking published by Hart Energy’s International Fuel Quality Center (IFQC). Colombia jumped 40 spots, from 98 th to 58 th , while Croatia moved up from 57 th to 37 th and Russia improved from 60 th to 51 st. Maximum gasoline sulfur limits. Click to enlarge.

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American and European Standards organizations agree to strengthen transatlantic cooperation on standards for electric vehicles

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Participants acknowledged that a number of organizations produce globally relevant standards following open, transparent, and consensus-based processes. While one global standard is always the preferred objective, intellectual property, copyright, and commercial issues sometimes result in more than one standards organization working on the same or similar issues. This body works to develop global technical regulations for the industry.