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Malbork, Poland purchases six electric buses made by Solaris

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Representatives of the municipal operator MZK Malbork (Poland) and Solaris Bus & Coach S.A. Emission-free buses will make it to Malbork in September 2021 at the latest. Poland is the fifth country in the European Union as regards the number of electric buses on the roads.

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First electric school bus in Poland; Solaris Urbino 12 electric

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The first electric school bus in Poland will carry children to classes in Godzianów near ?ód?. iGW (the National Fund for Environmental Protection and Water Management) a part of which saw towns in Poland receive subsidies for the purchase of battery-powered school buses. Having won the tender, Solaris secured an order for the construction of an electric school bus for Godzianów, the first vehicle of this type in Poland.

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17 Solaris e-buses to join public transport fleet in Grudzi?dz, Poland; 25% of fleet electric

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dz, Poland signed a contract for the delivery of 17 Solaris electric buses. dz will be emissions-free. The municipal operator opted for Urbino 12 electric buses, the most popular models in Solaris’s emission-free portfolio. Transit operator Miejski Zak?ad

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Toyota plant in Poland to produce second hybrid transmission in 2021

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Starting in 2021, Toyota Motor Manufacturing Poland (TMMP) plans to produce a second electronic continuously variable transmission (e-CVT) at its plant in Wa?brzych. Our Polish plants are increasingly becoming a key manufacturing center for electrified powertrain components for low-emission hybrid electric powertrains in Europe.

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T&E: Denmark, Luxembourg, Netherlands lead deployments of zero-emission buses in Europe

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Denmark leads the way when it comes to putting zero-emission urban buses on the streets in Europe, with 78% of new vehicles being electric, according to the latest data from green NGO Transport & Environment. In Luxembourg and the Netherlands about two-thirds of new buses were zero-emissions.

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GM to invest $341M in plant in Poland for new mid-size diesel engine

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General Motors will build its new generation midsize diesel engine family at the GM Manufacturing Poland plant in Tychy. The new engine family will meet Euro 6 emission standards while securing high power and torque density, low fuel consumption and reducing CO 2 emissions. The GM Manufacturing Poland plants in Gliwice and Tychy employ 3,500 people. With today’s announcement, total GM investments in Poland will amount to more than €1 billion (US$1.4

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ACEA study finds 100-fold increase in zero-emission trucks needed in EU fleet in 10 years to meet goals

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Just some 2,300—or 0.04% of the total fleet—are zero-emission trucks. European truck makers estimate that around 200,000 zero-emission trucks will have to be in operation by 2030 in order to meet the CO 2 targets for heavy-duty trucks.

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COP26 declaration on accelerating the transition to 100% zero emission cars and vans

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We will support efforts to achieve the road transport breakthrough announced by world leaders, which aims to make zero emission vehicles the new normal by making them accessible, affordable and sustainable in all regions by 2030. … We will work together to overcome strategic, political, and technical barriers, accelerate the production of zero emission vehicles and increase economies of scale, to make the transition faster, lower cost, and easier for everyone.

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EEA: small increase in EU’s total greenhouse gas emissions in 2017, with transport emissions up for the fourth consecutive year

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Total greenhouse gas emissions in the European Union (EU) increased by 0.7% Less coal was used to produce heat and electricity but this was offset by higher industrial and transport emissions, the latter increasing for the fourth consecutive year. According to the EEA’s Annual European Union greenhouse gas inventory 1990-2017 and inventory report 2019 , total greenhouse gas emissions (including international aviation) rose by 0.7% Emissions Europe

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EEA: average CO2 emissions from new cars and new vans in Europe increased in 2018

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According to provisional data published by the European Environment Agency (EEA), the average CO 2 emissions from new passenger cars registered in the European Union (EU) in 2018 increased for the second consecutive year, reaching 120.4 For the first time, the average CO 2 emissions from new vans also increased. Manufacturers will have to reduce emissions of their fleet significantly to meet the upcoming 2020 and 2021 targets. Average emissions were highest in Germany (173.4

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BNEF: producing battery materials in the DRC could lower supply-chain emissions and add value to the country’s cobalt

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The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) can leverage its abundant cobalt resources and hydroelectric power to become a low-cost and low-emissions producer of lithium-ion battery cathode precursor materials, according to a new study on a unified African supply chain by BloombergNEF (BNEF).

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EEA: increase in EU GHG emissions, mostly due to transport, hampers progress towards 2030 targets

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Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions across the European Union rose slightly in 2017, mostly because of the transport sector. emissions increase in 2017 from 2016. This limited increase means that the EU is still expected to achieve its 2020 emissions reduction target, albeit by a narrower margin. Greenhouse gas emission trends, projections and targets in the EU. The data clearly show a need to break further the link between emissions and economic growth.

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EPA rolls back emissions standards on coal plants

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The proposal came on the eve of a climate summit in Poland that started over the weekend where world leaders were set to codify the next steps in. On Thursday, EPA Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced a new rule that will allow coal-fired power plants to emit more than 35 percent more global warming pollution than the current law allows.

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Report: Global CO2 emissions at record levels in 2018

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Global carbon emissions are on the rise, and hit record levels in 2018, after remaining flat in 2016 and experiencing a small gain last year, a new report shows. The report by the Global Carbon Project came out just as world leaders gathered in Poland to discuss the next steps for reducing carbon emissions under the. Blame China—and India.

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Volvo Trucks, IKEA and Raben Group join forces to accelerate zero emission transport

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Volvo Trucks, IKEA Industry and the Raben Group have signed a collaboration agreement on zero-emission heavy transport. szynek in Poland, which will be operated by the Raben Group.

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MIT study finds real-world NOx from diesels cars in Europe greatly exceeds laboratory levels; transboundary emissions cause 70% of health impacts

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A new study by MIT researchers, published this month in Atmospheric Environment , finds that in Europe, 10 major auto manufacturers produced diesel cars, sold between 2000 and 2015, that generate up to 16 times more NO x emissions on the road than in regulatory tests—a level that exceeds European limits but does not violate any EU laws. The researchers estimate that these excess emissions will cause approximately 2,700 premature deaths per year across Europe.

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Global CO2 emissions stalled for the third year in a row

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The annual assessment of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by the JRC and the Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency (PBL) confirms that CO 2 emissions have stalled for the third year in a row. Global GHG emissions continue to be dominated by fossil carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) emissions, which however show a slowdown trend since 2012, and were stalled for the third year in a row in 2016. Also in Eurasia emissions grew in Turkey (5%) and Ukraine (8%).

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GE Hitachi signs contract for the first commercial N American small modular reactor

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We aim to deliver the first SMR in North America and, in doing so, lead the start of a new era of nuclear power that will provide zero-emission energy generation, energy security and energy reliability around the globe.

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Toyota starts production of 5th-generation hybrid powertrain in Europe for new Corolla

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The latest Toyota hybrid electric low-emission powertrains will be made at Toyota Motor Manufacturing Poland (TMMP) and Toyota Motor Manufacturing UK (TMUK) for the new Corollas manufactured at TMUK and Toyota Motor Manufacturing Turkey (TMMT).

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Siem Aristotle joins sister ship as the world’s two largest LNG-powered car carriers

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With LNG, the Aristotle reduces carbon dioxide emissions by up to 25%, nitrogen oxide emissions by up to 30%, particulate matter by up to 60% and sulfur oxide emissions by up to 100%. Emissions Fuels LNG Ports and Marine

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Cummins fuel cell technology powers Coradia iLint fleet in Germany

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The first zero-emissions passenger trains in the 14-train fleet arrived in mid-summer. They are powered by Cummins fuel cell systems that convert hydrogen fuel into energy and turn existing, non-electrified infrastructure into zero-emission rail lines.

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Tenneco developing new gasoline particulate filter (GPF) technology ahead of Euro 6c emissions regulation

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These filters are designed for gasoline direct injection (GDI) engines to reduce particulate emissions in compliance with the Euro 6c emissions regulation (particulate number of no more than 6 x 10 11 particles/km), which takes effect on 1 September 2017. GDI engines help improve fuel economy and therefore reduce CO 2 emissions; however, they can have higher particulate emissions due to shorter fuel/air mixing times in the cylinder compared to multiport fuel injection engines.

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JRC: Increased use of renewables results in growing GHG emission savings in the EU; transport contribution only 5%

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Greenhouse gasses (GHG) emission savings due to final renewable energy consumption in electricity; cooling/heating; and transport sectors rose at a compound annual growth rate of 8.8% The report estimates that in 2012, when total GHG emissions reached the equivalent of 4546 Mt CO₂, the deployment of all renewables in the EU avoided the equivalent of 716 Mt CO₂ emissions. The proportion of GHG emission savings in the transport sector rose from 5.3%

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EU investing €1.8B in 17 large-scale clean tech projects

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The selected projects are located in Bulgaria, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland and Sweden. The projects were evaluated by independent experts based on their ability to reduce greenhouse gas emissions compared to traditional technologies and to innovate beyond the state-of-the-art, while being sufficiently mature for deployment. Another one located in Poland will create an end-to-end carbon capture and storage chain starting from CO?

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BASF to invest €150M to build its largest European production plant for mobile emissions catalysts

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BASF is investing approximately €90 million (US114 million) in the first step to build a mobile emissions catalysts production facility in ?roda aw, Poland. The planned implementation of Euro 6 light duty and Euro VI heavy duty emissions regulations in Europe will drive an increased demand for advanced emissions control systems. —Rui Goerck, Senior Vice President, Mobile Emissions Catalysts at BASF.

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Emissions of Air Pollutants down in EU-27

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The European Community’s air pollutant emission inventory report released by the European Environment Agency finds that in 2007, sulphur oxides (SO x ) emissions were down by 72 % from 1990 levels. The downward emission trend of three main pollutants which cause ground-level ozone continued in 2007: carbon monoxide (CO) fell by 57%, non-methane volatile organic compounds (NMVOCs) were down by 47% and nitrogen oxides (NO x ) have dropped 36%.

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BASF opens its largest European production plant for mobile emissions catalysts; LD gasoline and diesel and HD diesel

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BASF has inaugurated its new production plant for mobile emissions catalysts in ?roda aw, Poland. The emissions catalysts produced there will be used by manufacturers of light duty gasoline vehicles and light and heavy duty diesel vehicles to meet more stringent Euro 6/VI emissions regulations. The plant began production trials in April 2014, and last month started up two emissions catalysts manufacturing lines, with an initial employee base of 100.

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Toyota Motor Manufacturing Turkey to become Toyota’s first European plant to produce plug-in-hybrid vehicles and batteries

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These measures include the introduction of new paint shop technologies which minimize CO 2 emissions and the use of solar energy which aims to make the plant self-sufficient in its energy use.

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Solaris delivers electric school bus; Kangaroo program

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boszów in Poland. This is the second vehicle of that type in Poland and one of very few e-buses of that class to be seen on European roads. iGW for the purchase of brand-new electric school buses in Poland has been provided to four communes.

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Porsche launches carbon offsetting program for US drivers

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PCNA) has launched Porsche Impact , an online tool that links individual CO 2 emissions to specific climate projects. Impact has been available to customers in Germany, the UK, and Poland since late 2018. Porsche Impact is a web-based emissions calculator that allows Porsche owners to assess and compensate for CO 2 emissions, based on mileage and average fuel consumption. Behavior Climate Change EmissionsPorsche Cars North America, Inc.

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EEA: Higher EU greenhouse gas emissions in 2010 due to economic recovery and cold winter

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Greenhouse gas emissions increased in the EU in 2010 as a result of both economic recovery in many countries after the 2009 recession and a colder winter, according to the latest greenhouse gas inventory published by the European Environment Agency (EEA). Nonetheless, emissions growth was somewhat contained by continued strong growth in renewable energy sources. The long-term reduction trend continued, as EU-27 greenhouse gas emissions still remained 15.4%

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Aquarius Engines unveils free-piston linear engine operating on 100% hydrogen

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The new Aquarius Hydrogen Engine’s lightweight design and unique internal-gas-exchange-method would greatly reduce emissions and lower the global carbon footprint. Aquarius Engines has manufacturing and development centers in Israel, Germany and Poland.

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Czech transit operator signs agreement for up to 20 Solaris hydrogen buses

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The transport carrier in the Czech city of Ústí nad Labem and Solaris Bus & Coach have signed a framework agreement for the purchase of zero-emission Urbino 12 hydrogen buses.

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QUANTIFY Study Finds GHG Emissions from Global Transport Could Double Their Net Contribution to Warming by 2100

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Transport emissions could double their current relative net contribution to global warming by 2100, according to a new study by researchers at the Oslo-based Centre for International Climate and Environment Research (CICERO) in Norway. Shipping, on the other hand, has caused a net cooling up to year 2000, with a contribution of -7%, due to the effects of SO 2 and NO x emissions. More travelling and international trade drive the emission increase.

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Polish study links pollution and winter with rise in heart attack treatment

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—Dr Rafal Januszek of the University Hospital in Krakow, Poland. Using PM 10 levels published by the Chief Inspectorate for Environmental Protection in Poland, six unpolluted cities and five polluted cities were selected for the study. Sources include industrial processes such as iron making and quarrying, lawn mowing, wood and coal stoves, bushfires, dust storms, and vehicle exhaust emissions. Emissions Health

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CATL to supply LFP batteries with Cell-to-Pack technology to Solaris

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Headquartered in Bolechowo, Poland, Solaris is one of the leading European bus and trolleybus manufacturers. It ranked first in the zero-emission bus market in 2021 in Europe. CATL will supply lithium iron phosphate (LFP) batteries equipped with novel Cell-to-Pack (CTP) technology to Solaris to power its bus models in a bid to facilitate bus electrification. CATL’s LFP battery system features exceptionally long battery life and high thermal stability.

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Stellantis and Toyota Europe expand partnership with new large-size commercial van including electric version

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The new vehicle will be produced at Stellantis’ plants in Gliwice, Poland and Atessa, Italy. This agreement strengthens our leadership in the EU30 for LCVs and low emission vehicles and moves us a step closer to realizing our Dare Forward 2030 goal of becoming the undisputed global light commercial vehicle leader, in terms of technology, manufacturing, market share and profitability. Stellantis N.V. and Toyota Motor Europe N.V.

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Vulcan Energy signs binding lithium hydroxide offtake agreement with Umicore

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In Nysa, Poland, Umicore has built the first cathode materials plant in Europe. Umicore has a net-zero emission Greenhouse Gas (GHG) goal by 2035, part of its “Go to Zero” initiative, and its European cathode plant will be carbon-neutral as of the start of production. Importantly, Umicore also shares our ambition to decarbonise the battery supply chain in Europe, by building a carbon neutral cathode plant in Poland.

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Umicore to build cathode active material plant in Canada

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Currently, Umicore serves its battery materials customers in Europe through its cathode precursor and cobalt refining plant in Kokkola, Finland, and its battery materials plant in Nysa, Poland, which is the continent’s first industrial-scale cathode materials plant. As part of its Let’s go for Zero ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) ambitions, Umicore aims to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2035.

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Why EVs Aren't a Climate Change Panacea

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must have 90 percent of its vehicles, or some 350 million EVs, on the road by 2050 in order to hit its emission targets. and elsewhere, it still will not be sufficient to meet net zero 2050 emission targets. the sources of the other 73 percent of GHG emissions must be reduced as well.

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Porsche launches carbon offset program in US

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Impact is a new program from Porsche Digital that enables owners to calculate emissions individually per car and then offset them by supporting environmentally friendly projects in the US and worldwide. Later this year, US customers will be able to enroll in Porsche Impact and use their vehicle’s annual mileage to determine the CO 2 generated and the corresponding level of financial contribution to neutralize emissions. Emissions Vehicle Manufacturers

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Automakers face big fines in Europe for missing CO2 targets

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As global leaders meet in Poland to hammer out details about how to meet Paris Climate Accord targets, a new study shows that European automakers aren't introducing electric cars nearly fast enough to meet European standards—and the delay could cost them. The European Union has set the strictest limits on carbon-dioxide emissions from cars.

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16 National Hydrogen Associations Submit Statement to UNFCC Highlighting Hydrogens Potential Contribution to Curbing GHG Emissions

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A coalition of 16 national hydrogen associations from around the world recently issued a joint statement addressed to Yvo de Boer, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework on Climate Change, asserting that hydrogen technologies could help to curb global greenhouse gas emissions. Poland: Polish Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association.

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