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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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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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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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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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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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.

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Looking at the 2020 ranking, the Renault Zoe continued its winning streak in 2020 (it is the Best Seller in France since 2013.), FranceA future star lands in a record market (19% share!) If the overall automotive market had a horrible 2020 (-26% YoY), with the 1.7

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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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

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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%

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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%

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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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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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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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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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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

Tesla expands program to open Supercharger network to electric cars from other automakers in Norway and France


Tesla has officially expanded its pilot program to open Superchargers to electric vehicles from other manufacturers in Norway and France.

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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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.

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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Groupe Renault and Nissan sign exclusive alliance deal with Waymo to explore driverless mobility services in France and Japan

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and Waymo have entered into an exclusive agreement for an initial period to explore all aspects of driverless mobility services for passengers and deliveries in France and Japan. The agreement is designed to bring together the strengths of each party and expand expertise by assessing market opportunities, working together to research commercial, legal and regulatory issues related to driverless transportation-as-a-service offerings in France and Japan.

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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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Tesla’s non-Tesla Supercharger pilot program expands to France, Norway


Non-Tesla vehicles will now be able to utilize Tesla Superchargers in France and Norway as the company’s pilot program to provide electrons to other EV manufacturers has expanded. Non-Tesla vehicles can now charge at select Superchargers in France and Norway via the Tesla app.

Solvay launches rare earth recycling activity in France

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Belgium-based chemical group Solvay has opened two rare earth recycling units in France. The luminescent powders are shipped to the Solvay facilities: to Saint-Fons (Rhône-Alpes, France) first of all, where the rare earth concentrate is extracted and subsequently to La Rochelle (Charente Maritime, France), a plant that features unique expertise in separation technology in Europe.

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Fiat kicks off bio-methane “Tour de France”

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Fiat has kicked off a bio-methane-fueled “Tour de France” to highlight the environmental benefits of the fuel, and to consolidate its natural gas vehicle leadership in Europe. FCA offers six Fiat cars (Panda, Punto, Doblò, 500L, 500L Wagon and Qubo) and five Fiat Professional commercial vehicles (Fiorino, Doblò Cargo, Ducato, Ducato Panorama and Panda Van)that run on natural gas or biomethane.

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Renault investing > ?1B for development and production of EVs in France

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billion) for the development and production of electric vehicles in France. The acceleration of our investments in France for electric vehicles will increase the competitiveness and attractiveness of our French industrial sites. Renault previously announced that it plans to recruit 5,000 employees on permanent contracts in France between 2017 and 2019 and to spend €235 million on training over the same period.

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France Will Pave Roads With 620 Miles Of Solar Panels

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Infrastructure energy infrastructure France youtube renewable energy solarThanks to a steep drop in the price of photovoltaic cells, you're more likely to see solar panels on buildings as you drive along. But what if one day you drove on those solar panels as well? Embedding solar panels in roadways has been proposed before, but the French government may be about to take the most ambitious step toward that goal yet.

France: Plug-In Electric Car Sales Increased Slightly In April 2022


The Fiat 500 electric was the most registered electric car model

ENGIE launches fleet of 50 hydrogen fuel cell Renault Kangoo Z.E. vans, inaugurates first alternative multi-fuel station in France

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France-based global energy and services group ENGIE has launched a fleet of 50 hydrogen-powered Renault Kangoo Z.E. utility vehicles ( earlier post ), recently made available for long-term rental through Alphabet, a leader in mobility solutions for companies, and inaugurated the first alternative multi-fuel station in France to fuel them. ENGIE owns, through its subsidiary GNVert, more than 150 alternative fuel stations in France.

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Sales of EVs in France up 55% in 2013 to 8,779

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Avere-France. Sales of EVs in France rose 55% to 8,779 units in 2013, up from 5,663 the year before. Source: Avere-France. 5,175 electric vehicles vans were registered in France in 2013, with sales increased 42% over 3,651 registrations recorded in 2012. A total of 46,785 hybrid vehicles, including 32,799 hybrid gasoline and diesel 13,986 hybrids were registered in France in 2013.

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Renault under investigation in France for “deceit” on diesel testing

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In November 2016, the Ministers of the Economy and Industry in France announced that the DGCCRF ( Direction Générale de la Concurrence, de la Consommation et de la Répression des Fraudes) had ended its investigations on Renault engines and sent its conclusions to the Public Prosecutor in Nanterre. French judicial authorities have opened investigations of Groupe Renault on the ground of “deceit on essential qualities and inspections conducted”.

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France’s Ecotechnologies invests €10M in hydrogen storage company McPhy

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France’s Ecotechnologies fund made a €5-million (US$6.7 This investment, Ecotechnologies’ second in the France-based McPhy, is part of a €10-million capital increase completed by the company’s historical investors: Emertec Gestion, Sofinnova Partners, Gimv, Arevadelfi and Clipperton Finance. It is targeting equity capital and quasi-equity capital operations, for acquisitions of minority stakes in innovative SMEs primarily established in France, and non-listed.

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