Total begins producing sustainable aviation fuel in France

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Total has begun producing sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) at its La Mède biorefinery in southern France and its Oudalle facility near Le Havre. The biojet fuel, made from used cooking oil, will be delivered to French airports starting in April 2021.

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Altom receives first order for hydrogen trains in France

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The Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, Grand Est and Occitanie regions in France have signed the first order for dual-mode electric-hydrogen trains in France. We will be covering 47 million euros of development costs for France’s first regional hydrogen-powered train.

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Jeep ending sales of internal combustion engine only models in France

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The Jeep is ending the sale in France of non-electrified internal combustion engines (ICE) on all the Renegade and Compass ranges; the Wrangler and the Grand Cherokee being already only available in 4xe plug-in hybrid versions.

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SpaceX Starlink approved again in France


Last week, Arcep—France’s telecoms regulator—granted SpaceX’s Starlink Internet Services Limited authorization to use radio frequencies for a network open to the public so it can provide fixed internet access via satellite.

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Orleans Métropole in France acquiring 29 Irizar ie tram electric buses

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Orleans Métropole (France) has selected Irizar e-mobility for the supply of 29 Irizar ie tram zero emissions electric buses. This new contract solidifies Irizar’s presence in France, where it set up three BRT projects last year: in Amiens, Aix-en-Provence and Bayonne.

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DHL purchases 33M liters of sustainable aviation fuel from Air France KLM Martinair Cargo

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DHL Global Forwarding, the air and ocean freight specialist of Deutsche Post DHL Group, has signed an agreement with Air France KLM Martinair Cargo (AFKLMP) for the purchase of 33 million liters of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). The three-year cooperation represents one of the most significant SAF purchases in the Freight Forwarding industry yet. AFKLMP has been a long-term, reliable partner and one of the leaders in the Group’s GoGreen carrier certification program for many years.

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France’s first refueling station for hydrogen buses opens

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The Artois-Gohelle transport authority (SMT-AG) has inaugurated France’s first refueling station for hydrogen buses. We are proud to contribute, with our technologies and products, in this innovation in France that has enabled us to set up, in the Hauts-de-France region of northern France, the first McPhy station for hydrogen buses. The entire clean hydrogen production, storage and distribution chain is equipped with McPhy technologies.

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Final turbine installed on France’s first offshore wind farm, with Macron pushing hard on renewables


Installation of all 80 offshore wind turbines off the west coast of France has been completed, with France’s first offshore wind farm scheduled to be up and running by the end of the year.

Renault signs two major battery deals for production in France; Envision AESC and Verkor

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The Renault Group has entered two major partnerships for the production of Li-ion batteries in France. The proximity of the Envision AESC’s gigafactory to Renault ElectriCity production sites at Douai, Maubeuge and Ruitz, which will create 700 additional jobs in the Hauts-de-France region, means Renault Group can significantly boost its competitive edge and greatly improve the efficiency of its EV production chain.

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Electric Vehicles in France, Magna’s EtelligentForce, Autonomous Tech

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European EV News Electric Vehicles in France: Everything You Need to Know France extends EV incentives until July 2022 Electric Without Limits Grants for Electric Vehicles in France A fix for range anxiety: Pack some power in the trunk J.B.

ArcelorMittal investing €300M in Mardyck, France, to produce electrical steels for industry and electromobility

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ArcelorMittal will invest more than €300m, with the support of the French government, to create a new production unit for electrical steels at its Mardyck site in the north of France. It will strengthen the French electromobility sector, which is particularly well established in France, especially in the Hauts de France region and in Dunkirk where numerous industrial projects have been announced in recent months.

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Tesla Model 3 maintains #1 spot in France after strong May performance


The Tesla Model 3 maintained its spot as the best-selling electric vehicle in France in 2021 so far. Tesla dominated March in France and is the main contributor to the company’s success in the French sector in 2021. News Tesla Model 3 Elon Musk Featured France Tesla

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SKODA official main partner of the Tour de France for 19th time

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SKODA AUTO will again be supporting this year’s Tour de France (1 – 24 July 2022) as the official main and vehicle partner. Electric Car News Enyaq iV OCTAVIA iV Skoda SKODA Enyaq iV SKODA OCTAVIA iV skoda superb iv Superb iV tour de france

Electric Nissan Townstar Enters Production In France


It's equipped with a 45 kWh battery and offers up to 300 km (186 miles) of range

Total and Engie partner to develop France’s largest site for the production of green hydrogen: Masshylia

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Total and Engie signed a cooperation agreement to design, develop, build and operate the Masshylia project, France’s largest renewable hydrogen production site at Châteauneuf-les-Martigues in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur South region.

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ABB, Hydrogène de France jointly to manufacture megawatt-scale fuel cell systems capable of powering ocean-going vessels

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ABB has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Hydrogène de France to manufacture jointly megawatt-scale fuel cell systems capable of powering ocean-going vessels (OGVs).

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Ballard-powered fuel-cell tram-buses from Van Hool now in revenue service in France

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Ballard Power Systems announced that 8 ExquiCity tram-buses built by Van Hool NV and powered by 8 Ballard FCveloCity-HD 100-kilowatt fuel cell modules have been inaugurated at a ceremony in Pau, France and are now in revenue service in Pau’s Bus Rapid Transit System.

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France’s first offshore wind farm now has its first wind turbine


Nazaire, France’s first offshore wind farm. The post France’s first offshore wind farm now has its first wind turbine appeared first on Electrek.

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Starlink lowers subscription prices in France to €50 per month


Starlink lowered its subscription price in France from €99 to €50 per month. According to emails sent to Starlink customers in France, subscribers do not need to take any action as the company will automatically apply the reduced rate to their next invoice.

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EV Sales

Tesla Model 3 #1 in France! FranceIn a red hot market, where BEVs jumped 183% YoY and PHEVs shooted 6-fold in March, plugin sales had their second best month ever, with 29,737 units, allowing the plugin share to reach 16% last month (8.5%

France May 2021

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On the first half of the table, the biggest surprise is the appearance of SAIC's MG eHS PHEV in #7, with 590 deliveries, shattering its previous record, and making an impressive result for the Sino-British SUV, being also the highest standing ever for a SAIC model in France. France

Car ads get cigarette-like disclaimer in France suggesting walking or biking instead


A new law in France will soon require automakers to include a disclaimer in their advertisements encouraging more energy-efficient transportation alternatives such as walking, biking, or public transit.

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France April 2021

EV Sales

FrancePeugeot shines in hot market The French plugin market continues on the fast lane, with April's plugin share reaching 15% last month (6.8% BEV), keeping the YTD share at a record 14% (6.9%

Airports in Italy, France to build eVTOL air taxi veliports together


A group of airports in Italy and France are banding together to create electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) veliport infrastructure to speed the deployment of quicker, carbon-free air taxi transportation between their respective city centers and passenger terminals.

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France February 2021

EV Sales

and a possible monthly win in France, which would not only be its first in this market, but also the first time a foreign model would take that honor. Well, not long ago, Renault seemed unbeatable in France.). FranceTesla Model 3 beats Renault Zoe!

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FrancePeugeot beats Renault!

CHAdeMO fast-charging standard shunned by France: Are emerging markets its future?

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France will no longer require charging stations to support CHAdeMO alongside the Combined Charging Standard (CCS), according to Electrive (via Charged EVs). In the war over EV DC fast-charging standards, CHAdeMO has lost a major battle.

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Renault’s Megane E-Tech is now France’s most popular EV with a 100K/year run rate


Renault is shining a light on its brand-new all-electric compact Megane E-Tech, which boasted the best EV sales in France last month, with 25,000 vehicles sold in the last three months.

An Airliner Came Within Six Feet of Crashing Into the Ground in France

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The post An Airliner Came Within Six Feet of Crashing Into the Ground in France appeared first on Bauaelectric Auto News. Photo: Eric Salard / Wikimedia Commons Arguably, the most important part of flying a commercial airliner is safely reaching the destination runway.

France is subsidizing EVs leases so its residents only have to pay 100 euros a month????????????????


Following President Emmanuel Macron’s re-election in France this year, he has begun making good on a promise he made during his campaign to make electric vehicles more affordable. The post France is subsidizing EVs leases so its residents only have to pay 100 euros a month????????????????

France: Plug-In Car Sales Increased In August 2022


More than one in five new passenger cars were rechargeable

France’s high court rules in favor of ending tax benefits for palm oil diesel

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France’s Constitutional Council, the highest constitutional authority in the country, ruled in favor of excluding palm oil from the list of biofuels that enjoy tax incentives. We urge other European countries to follow France’s lead and stop forcing drivers to pay for fake ‘green’ fuels that destroy the world’s rainforests and their wildlife.

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Caroline Gattino: Widening eMobility in France for a net-zero future

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Caroline Gattino is Head of eMobility Sales in France at Schneider Electric, contributing to expand electric mobility in her zone for a more efficient and sustainable transportation.

Airbus establishes zero-emission development centers in Germany & France for metallic LH2 tanks

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Airbus has established Zero-Emission Development Centers (ZEDCs) at its sites in Bremen (Germany) and in Nantes (France). The goal of the ZEDCs is to achieve cost-competitive cryogenic tank manufacturing to support the successful future. market launch of ZEROe ( earlier post ) and to accelerate the development of hydrogen-propulsion. technologies.

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Tesla Model 3 overtakes Renault Zoe as France’s best-selling EV


The Tesla Model 3 has overtaken the Renault Zoe as France’s best-selling electric vehicle, new data from AAA shows. New data shows that the Renault Zoe was the most popular EV in France, but data through May 31st shows the Model 3 has taken that label away from the French-produced EV.

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France plans to ban all gasoline, diesel vehicles by 2040

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Gasoline emissions government France Engines transportation policyTo most North Americans, the idea of banning all vehicles with internal-combustion engines seems unthinkable. Filling up with gasoline (or diesel) is as American as are dispersed low-density suburbs without mass transit, bike paths, or even sidewalks. Europeans, more of whom live in cities and most of whom have access to a more balanced set of.

Tour de France Pours Water on Roads to Keep Pavement From Melting in Unprecedented European Heat Wave

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The post Tour de France Pours Water on Roads to Keep Pavement From Melting in Unprecedented European Heat Wave appeared first on Bauaelectric Auto News. Photo: Bernard Papon / Pool / AFP (Getty Images) Europe is in the midst of a dangerous, record-breaking heatwave.

Renault Group Places France at the Heart of Its Strategy for EV Batteries

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The post Renault Group Places France at the Heart of Its Strategy for EV Batteries appeared first on EV Obsession. Batteries Electric Vehicles Specific Technologies battery strategy France Gigafactory gigafactory in Douai Renault ElectriCity Renault Group

Ahead of France, Paris to phase out internal-combustion engines by 2030

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France followed two other European countries—Norway and the Netherlands—with a plan to ban the sale of new cars powered by gasoline and diesel by 2040. While the country will stick to the 2040 timeline, France's capital city of Paris announced a more aggressive timeline. Diesel Gasoline Europe emissions France plug-in cars

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Neste and Air BP bring sustainable aviation fuel to Caen airport in France

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The European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) will take place in Geneva on 21-23 May 2019, and European business aviation community has an option to refuel with sustainable aviation fuel at Caen airport in France. The fuel has been produced by Neste and supplied by Air BP to Caen Carpiquet (CFR/LFRK) airport in France.

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NASA, France to collaborate on aircraft noise research

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NASA and France’s Office National d'Etudes et de Recherches Aerospatiales (ONERA) HAVE signed an agreement to collaborate on research that focuses on mitigating the effects of civil air transportation noise.

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Renault, Minth Group agree to expand EV battery plant in France


The production facility will take advantage of existing Renault infrastructure, being an expansion of an existing plant in Northern France , the Ruitz plant, part of Renault’s ElectriCity.

ITM sells integrated hydrogen refueling station to Hydrogène de France

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ITM announced the sale of an integrated hydrogen refueling station (HRS) with on-site generation to Hydrogène de France (HDF), for deployment in France. HDF acts as an operator of hydrogen energy to exploit the potential of hydrogen as a fuel and deploys hydrogen refueling assets in France to prepare for future large scale deployments of fuel cell vehicles and buses.

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