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Equinor and RWE to develop hydrogen-fired power plants in Germany, Norway-to-Germany hydrogen pipeline

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Norwegian state-owned energy company Equinor and Germany-based energy company RWE have agreed to work together to develop large-scale value chains for low carbon hydrogen. Export of hydrogen by pipeline from Norway to Germany.

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Audi introduces R33 Blue Gasoline for factory fills in Germany

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Many new vehicles that leave the Audi plants in Germany are delivered with R33 fuel—a blend comprising one-third renewable components. However, Super E10 and diesel fuel with up to 7% biodiesel content (indicated by the symbol B7 at filling stations) are still the norm in Germany.

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Cummins fuel cell technology powers Coradia iLint fleet in Germany

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Cummins is powering the world’s first fleet of hydrogen trains in Bremervörde, Lower Saxony, Germany. Cummins and Alstom successfully launched the very first hydrogen-powered Coradia iLint train in Germany in 2018.

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Hyzon acquiring ORTEN in Germany

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Additionally, ORTEN management has extensive, long-standing customer relationships across Germany. Germany is expected to be a major global market for zero-emission commercial vehicles in the coming years. Hyzon Motors, a US-based global supplier of hydrogen fuel cell trucks and buses, will acquire ORTEN Betriebs GmbH and subsidiaries, and ORTEN Electric Trucks GmbH, German manufacturers of innovative truck and trailer bodies for the beverage industry.

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Germany investing €8B+ in 62 large-scale hydrogen projects; “We are making Germany a hydrogen country”

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Germany’s Federal Ministry of Economics (BMWi) and the Federal Ministry of Transport (BMVI) selected 62 large-scale hydrogen projects this week, which are to be state-funded as part of a joint European hydrogen project (Important Project of Common European Interest, IPCEI).

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Electreon to deploy Germany’s first public wireless EV charging road

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Electreon, a developer of wireless and in-road wireless electric vehicle (EV) charging technology for commercial and passenger EVs, will be deploying its technology in the first-ever public wireless road project in Germany. Andreas Wendt, CEO, of Electreon Germany GmbH.

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CATL's plant in Germany achieves mass production of battery cells

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The first production line at CATL's plant in Thuringia, Germany, went into operation and the installation and commissioning of the remaining lines are in full swing. The post CATL's plant in Germany achieves mass production of battery cells appeared first on CnEVPost.

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Tesla nearly doubles sales in Germany in November

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Tesla was the fastest-growing non-domestic major automaker by sales in Germany during November, according to Germany’s KBA (DOT). Tesla sold a total of 10,819 units in Germany in November, a number that dwarfed brands like Jeep (2,133), Kia (6,887), and Toyota (7,188).

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Hyundai becomes a partner in H2 MOBILITY in Germany

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Hyundai Motor become a partner in H2 MOBILITY, a company that sets up and coordinates the nationwide hydrogen infrastructure in Germany. H2 MOBILITY has been building and operating the hydrogen filling station network in Germany since 2015.

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Germany approves €900M for green hydrogen project H2Global

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Germany’s Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Protection (BMWi) has approved €900 million for the innovative funding instrument H2Global. In the future, we will have a high demand for green hydrogen and will also need imports in addition to production in Germany. The first deliveries of sustainable hydrogen-based energy sources to Germany and Europe are planned for 2024.

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Northvolt to build third gigafactory in Germany

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Northvolt intends to establish a battery gigafactory in Heide, Schleswig-Holstein, northern Germany. The region hosts the cleanest energy grid in Germany, one which is characterized by a surplus of electricity generated by onshore and offshore wind power and reinforced by clean energy provided through grid interconnections to Denmark and Norway.

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Volvo will supply 20 heavy-duty electric trucks to Amazon in Germany

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Volvo Trucks will deliver fully electric heavy-duty trucks to Amazon in Germany by year end. Heavy goods vehicles and other commercial vehicles make up around 36% of Germany’s domestic transport emissions, according to Germany’s BMUV.

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New liquid hydrogen carrier would transport green H2 from Scotland to Germany

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The new tanker will transport the liquid hydrogen to terminals in Germany, with a strategic vision to expand supply to other markets as demand increases. C-Job Naval Architects has designed a new class of liquid hydrogen tanker in partnership with LH2 Europe.

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NXP and DLR collaborate on quantum computing technologies in Germany

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To support a close collaboration between the organizations involved, the DLR Innovation Center is located at NXP’s site in Hamburg, Germany, and is scheduled to be launched in Q1 2023. NXP Semiconductors is collaborating with the German Aerospace Center (DLR) and other partners on ion trap-based quantum computers as part of the DLR’s Quantum Computing Initiative.

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Strike Cancels Nearly Every Lufthansa Flight in Germany

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The post Strike Cancels Nearly Every Lufthansa Flight in Germany appeared first on Bauaelectric Auto News. Photo: Christof Stache / AFP (Getty Images) German flag carrier Lufthansa has canceled 1,023 flights at both its German airport hubs in Frankfurt and Munich due to a ground staff.

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Mobileye begins autonomous driving tests in Germany with NIO ES8

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The NIO ES8, equipped with Mobileye's self-driving hardware and software, is planned for use in a robotaxi service and to integrate on-demand shuttles into local public transportation in Germany.

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First carbon-neutral lithium extraction project to start in Germany

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EIT InnoEnergy, the European innovation engine for sustainable energy, announced a partnership with Vulcan Energy Resources Limited (Vulcan), a start-up lithium exploration company, to produce the world’s first completely carbon-neutral lithium in Germany.

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Dürr provides CATL with solvent recovery technology for electrode production in Germany

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The Dürr Group is delivering technology for the sustainable manufacture of lithium-ion batteries to be used in CATL’s plant that is currently being built in Arnstadt, Germany.

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Germany approves Mercedes-Benz and Bosch driverless parking system for commercial use

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Germany’s Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA) has approved the Mercedes-Benz and Bosch highly automated parking system for use in the P6 parking garage run by APCOA at Stuttgart Airport.

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Germany and Namibia form partnership for green hydrogen

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Germany’s Federal Research Minister Anja Karliczek and Director General Obeth M. Kandjoze of Namibia’s National Planning Commission agreed to establish a hydrogen partnership between Germany and Namibia and signed a Joint Communiqué of Intent (JCoI). I am proud that Germany is the first country to officially form a hydrogen partnership with Namibia. This is almost twice as much as Germany has to offer.

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Tesla Model Y takes top sales spot in Germany

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Tesla has achieved monthly bestseller status in other countries—such as Norway—but doing so in Germany is significant because the American firm is

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Tesla Model S and X Plaid arrive in Germany for first deliveries

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Tesla Model S and Model X Plaid vehicles have arrived in Germany as the company preparing for first deliveries. Now, more Model S, and for the first time, Model X units, have been spotted on haulers in Germany in several locations.

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Mercedes-Benz begins sales of DRIVE PILOT Level 3 conditionally automated driving in Germany

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Mercedes-Benz’ DRIVE PILOT system for conditionally automated driving (SAE Level 3) can be ordered in Germany from 17 May as an optional extra for the S-Class for €5,000 and for the EQS for €7,430 (Driver Assistance Package Plus: €2,430 and DRIVE PILOT: €5,000) excl.

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Germany to send 10,000 more Starlink terminals to Ukraine

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Germany plans to send Ukraine 10,000 Starlink satellite terminals next month, Minister of Digital Transformation Mykhailo Fedorov said on his official Telegram channel. The post Germany to send 10,000 more Starlink terminals to Ukraine appeared first on TESLARATI.

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Rock Tech Lithium to build Europe’s first lithium converter in Germany

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Rock Tech Lithium intends to build Europe’s first lithium converter—a production plant for battery-grade lithium hydroxide—in Guben, Brandenburg, Germany.

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Germany to award €80M for construction of electrolysis plants for transport sector

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Germany’s Federal Ministry of Digital Affairs and Transport (BMDV) will award up to €80 million to support the construction of electrolysis plants for the production of green hydrogen for the transport sector. Hydrogen and fuel cell applications are a future technology with great potential for the transport sector. We must use all technologies to achieve our climate protection goals.

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Volkswagen offering subscriptions to ID.3 and ID.4 in Germany

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EVs in Germany with the launch of the Volkswagen AutoAbo subscription model. In addition, Volkswagen will be launching its online leasing and sales offerings in Germany toward the end of 2021. In the months ahead, Volkswagen will be making more than 2,000 nearly-new used cars available via AutoAbo, creating one of the largest such subscription models in Germany. Volkswagen is now offering car subscriptions for the ID.3 and ID.4

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27 Hyundai XCIENT fuel cell trucks entering fleet service in Germany; funding from BMDV

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Seven German companies in logistics, manufacturing and retail will put 27 Hyundai XCIENT Fuel Cell trucks into fleet service with funding for eco-friendly commercial vehicles from Germany’s Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport (BMDV).

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Mercedes-Benz to source CO2-free electricity in Germany from solar, wind and hydropower from 2022 onwards

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From 2022 onwards, the company will purchase electricity in Germany which comes exclusively from renewable sources. The CO 2 -free electricity from solar, wind and hydro sources is generated in various power plants, most of which are located in Germany.

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Tesla confirms it will now benefit from full $7,000 EV subsidy in Germany

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Tesla has confirmed that following the recent price drops, both Model 3 and Model Y will now benefit from the full ~$7,000 EV subsidy in Germany for the first time. more… The post Tesla confirms it will now benefit from full $7,000 EV subsidy in Germany appeared first on Electrek.

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Australian-German business coalition releases roadmap for large-scale green hydrogen import to Germany

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A group of leading German companies along with Australia’s Fortescue Future Industries (FFI) has released a green hydrogen roadmap, outlining a set of recommendations for government and industry, to meet the ambitious target of importing large amounts of green hydrogen from Australia to Germany. The green hydrogen roadmap developed by the Taskforce consists of a 10-point plan and a White Paper and is intended to outline a constructive pathway forward in Germany for business and government.

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Tesla Model 3 overtakes Model Y as Germany’s favorite EV

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The Tesla Model 3 was the most registered electric vehicle in Germany during November, beating out the long-time champion, the Tesla Model Y. But now, after a multiple-month hiatus, the Tesla Model 3 has taken back its top spot in Europe’s largest car market; Germany.

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Germany putting another €300M into EV charging infrastructure

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Germany’s Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure has launched a new €300-million program for the construction of EV charging stations. The new funding program complements BMVI’s funding concept for the overall charging infrastructure system in Germany: This includes private charging at home and at the employer.

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Audi introduces Q8 e-tron; improved efficiency and range; base price in Germany €74,400

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The market launch of the new Audi Q8 e-tron and Audi Q8 Sportback e-tron, which will be available to order starting in mid-November, is planned to happen at the end of February 2023 in Germany and the most important European markets. Audi introduced its flagship electric SUV e-tron in 2018.

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Tesla reduces Supercharger rates in Germany

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Tesla owners in Germany have reported a welcome change in their Supercharging rates. As per local reports, the charging rates for Tesla’s Supercharger network in Germany have seen a notable reduction, effectively making the system more competitive than before.

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Initial Tesla Model X/S models delivered to customers in Germany

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The first Tesla Model X Plaids have been delivered to customers in Germany following shipment from the United States. For one such customer in Germany, that meant getting a call in the middle of the day and rushing out to grab his Model X Plaid.

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NIO launches support for Formula Student Germany

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The post NIO launches support for Formula Student Germany appeared first on CnEVPost. NIO will enter the German market this year, and the latest move appears to signal that the company is stepping up its efforts to build its brand image there.

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NIO's two founders both in Germany as EV maker ramps up efforts in Europe

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The post NIO's two founders both in Germany as EV maker ramps up efforts in Europe appeared first on CnEVPost. NIO NIO Europe NIO GermanyNIO will hold its first local NIO Day event in Europe in the fourth quarter, its president previously said.

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CATL kicks off EV battery production in Germany, its first plant outside China

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CATL) announced that it has kicked off serial production of lithium-ion batteries used in electric vehicles at its plant in Germany, the first facility it will operate outside of China. News battery manufacturing CATL CATL Germany FeaturedContemporary Amperex Technology Co.,

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Mercedes-Benz plans wind farm at Papenburg test track to cover more than 15% of Group’s electricity needs in Germany

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Mercedes-Benz plans to build a wind farm at its test track in Papenburg, northern Germany, with an output of more than 100 MW to cover up to more than 15% of the annual electricity demand of Mercedes-Benz Group AG in Germany.

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Germany to invest up to €290M to launch the Innovation and Technology Center for Hydrogen (ITZ H2)

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Germany will invest up to €290 million to launch the Innovation and Technology Center for Hydrogen (Innovations- und Technologiezentrum für Wasserstoff, ITZ H 2 ), following the positive conclusion of a feasibility study (German only).

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VinFast announces its headquarters in Germany, France and The Netherlands

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VinFast, the first Vietnamese electric vehicle manufacturer, revealed further details of its European business strategy at the 2022 Paris Motor Show and announced the opening of dedicated country headquarters in Germany, France and the Netherlands.

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Tesla Germany’s base Model Y gets longer delivery estimate after price cuts

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Tesla Giga Berlin is already moving relatively quickly for an electric vehicle factory built by a foreign automaker in Germany, but following the company’s recent round of price cuts, the facility would have to move faster.

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