Juniper Research forecasts on-road hydrogen vehicles to exceed 1M globally by 2027

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A new study from Juniper Research forecasts that the number of hydrogen vehicles in service globally will exceed 1 million in 2027, from just over 60,000 in 2022—substantial growth of more than 1,500%—with the bulk of the deployed vehicles in China and the Far East.

ArcelorMittal publishes concept for global low-carbon emissions physical steel standard

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ArcelorMittal published a concept for a low-carbon emissions steel standard to help incentivize the decarbonization of steelmaking globally and support the creation of market demand for physical steel products which would be classified as lower, and ultimately near-zero, carbon emissions steel.

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Cadillac CELESTIQ to be built at GM’s Global Technical Center

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General Motors will invest more than $81 million into the company’s Global Technical Center in Warren, Michigan, to prepare the campus to build the Cadillac CELESTIQ ( earlier post ).

Volkswagen global EV production network grows with launch of second German site in Emden

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Volkswagen is expanding its global production network for electric vehicles by now starting to make the all-electric ID.4 s start-up is on schedule, despite the global challenges during the two-year conversion phase. The global production network will then grow to five locations.

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Airbus and Munich Airport International expand partnership to develop Advanced Air Mobility solutions globally; CityAirbus eVTOL

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Airbus and Munich Airport International signed a Memorandum of Understanding at ILA Berlin Air Show to start marketing turnkey solutions to cities and regions interested in developing advanced air mobility (AAM) ecosystems globally.

Benchmark Mineral Intelligence: global battery gigafactory pipeline tops 300; China dominates

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In 2031, China is set to have almost 4,500 GWh of gigafactory capacity, representing 70% of global capacity. The number of gigafactories in the pipeline has surpassed 300; there is now 6,387.6

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Octillion shipping 1,500 battery packs per day globally

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Octillion Energy, a global supplier of advanced high-density lithium-ion battery packs for passenger cars, trucks, buses, and energy-storage systems, has achieved the milestone of shipping more than 1,500 battery packs a day and expects to hit 2,000 packs per day this month.

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Lexus unveils RZ 450e, the brand’s first global BEV

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Lexus unveiled details of the all-new 2023 RZ 450e, the brand’s first global Battery EV (BEV). The 2023 Lexus RZ 450e is expected to go on sale towards the end of 2022.

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IEA: global carbon dioxide emissions have rebounded strongly

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The Covid-19 crisis in 2020 triggered the largest annual drop in global energy-related carbon dioxide emissions since the Second World War, according to IEA data, but the overall decline of about 6% masks wide variations depending on the region and the time of year.

EIA estimates decrease in global surplus crude oil production capacity in 2022

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As of May 2022, surplus crude oil production capacity in non-OPEC countries decreased by 80% compared with 2021, according to the US Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) new report Global Surplus Crude Oil Production Capacity.

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HEI study links fossil fuel combustion with more than 1 million deaths globally

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Fossil fuel combustion, a major source of air pollution, contributed to more than one million deaths globally in 2017, more than 27% of all deaths from outdoor fine particulate matter (PM 2.5 ), according to a new report published by the Health Effects Institute (HEI).

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Buick Electra electric crossover concept makes global premiere in China

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The Buick Electra concept vehicle made its global premiere in Shanghai. The Electra is the latest global concept vehicle developed by GM’s Pan Asia Technical Automotive Center (PATAC) automotive engineering and design joint venture in Shanghai, backed by GM’s global resources.

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Volvo Cars global sales up by 43% in May; plug-ins accounted for 23.7% globally

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Volvo Cars achieved its eleventh consecutive month of sales growth as the company’s global sales increased by 43% in May, compared with the same month last year. Globally, Recharge cars accounted for 23.7% In May, Volvo Cars sold a total of 64,111 cars, up from 44,830 cars in the same period last year. The growth was mainly driven by a strong demand in the US and, in Europe, a recovery from a sales drop in May last year related to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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EVs new sales increased by 26% in global automotive market

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EVs new sales increased by 26% in global automotive market. million units representing 26% of new sales in the global automotive market. Global fleet of passenger electric and fuel cell vehicles. Global electric and fuel cell vehicle fleet.

Hyundai Motor targeting 7% of global EV market by 2030; 1.87M BEVs

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Under the new plan, the company aims to boost annual global BEV sales to 1.87 million units and secure 7% of global market share by 2030 by strengthening its line-up with 17 new BEV models by 2030; 11 for Hyundai models and 6 for Genesis luxury brand.

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WNA: global nuclear generation nears record high in 2019

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The average global capacity factor for reactors generating electricity in 2019 rose from 79.8%

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GlobalData: Global automakers earmark nearly US$600B for EVs over next decade

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and is an innovation leader with the highest number of patents filed amongst other global automakers. Aggressive emission and carbon neutrality targets set by regulators worldwide entails a faster transition from traditional automakers to next-gen electric vehicle (EV) manufacturers.

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WHO issues new, lower Global Air Quality Guidelines for classical pollutants

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New WHO has issued new Global Air Quality Guidelines (AQGs) that reduce levels of key air pollutants, some of which also contribute to climate change. They are applicable to both outdoor and indoor environments globally, and cover all settings. WHO global air quality guidelines.

Baker Institute team says fossil fuel subsidies need global reform

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Their paper tracks fossil fuel usage and government subsidies since the the 2009 G20 summit, during which representatives from 20 countries discussed global financial and socioeconomic issues and agreed to “phase out and rationalize over the medium term inefficient fossil fuel subsidies.”.

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Subaru’s first global all-electric vehicle SOLTERRA makes world debut

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Subaru jointly developed the e-Subaru Global Platform together with Toyota Motor Corporation as a BEV-dedicated platform. In Tokyo, Subaru Corporation today unveiled its new battery electric vehicle (BEV) SOLTERRA; SOLTERRA will make its US debut at the LA Auto Show later this month.

IEA: global CO2 emissions rebounded to their highest level in history in 2021; largely driven by China

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Global energy-related carbon dioxide emissions rose by 6% in 2021 to 36.3 The rebound of global CO 2 emissions above pre-pandemic levels has largely been driven by China, where they increased by 750 million tonnes between 2019 and 2021.

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Hyundai upgrades design and performance of XCIENT fuel cell truck for global expansion

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With the launch of the enhanced model, Hyundai plans to accelerate the global roll-out of its heavy-duty fuel cell truck. Hyundai Motor Company released images of its newly upgraded XCIENT Fuel Cell, the world’s first mass-produced, heavy-duty truck powered by hydrogen.

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Top global systems makers accelerate adoption of NVIDIA Grace and Grace Hopper; exascale era

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NVIDIA announced that a range of the world’s leading computer makers are adopting the new NVIDIA Grace superchips to create the next generation of servers turbocharging AI and HPC workloads for the exascale era.

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EIA forecasts rising global oil production will limit price increases

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EIA forecasts production will increase more rapidly than consumption, ending the large global stock draws seen in the first two quarters of 2021 and limiting upward crude oil price movement.

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Porsche strengthens commitment to industrial production of eFuels with $75M investment in HIF Global

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Porsche is investing US$75 million in HIF Global LLC, a holding company of internationally active project developers of eFuel production facilities. In total, an amount in the low nine-figure USD range is flowing into HIF Global LLC.

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Ford launches new global battery center of excellence

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Ford announced a new global battery center of excellence—called Ford Ion Park—to accelerate research and development of battery and battery cell technology, including future battery manufacturing. We’re already scaling production of all-electric vehicles around the world as more customers experience and crave the fun-to-drive benefits of electric vehicles with zero emissions.

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Study finds future-fuel demand for shipping industry equal to entire current global production of renewables

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Particular opportunity for the Global South identified as net-zero fuel production costs expected to be up to 20% lower in Latin America and Africa. A new study , commissioned by the International Chamber of Shipping and prepared by Professor Dr. Stefan Ulreich from Germany’s University of Applied Sciences, finds that the global shipping industry will require the equivalent of the world’s entire current renewable energy demand in order to replace fossil fuel use.

Global warming threatens global seed bank in Norway's Arctic

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Politicians may argue over the academic merits of global warming theories. A recent report by the Norwegian Center for Climate Services shows that global warming in the Arctic region may pose a very direct threat to human well-being. global warmingBut the arguments are no longer just academic. As with most climate studies, the Climate in Svalbard 2100 report.

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bp and Uber partner to drive delivery growth globally

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bp and Uber Technologies announced a new global strategic convenience delivery partnership, extending their existing local arrangements to reach more consumers across the world. bp is the first convenience retailer to team up with Uber Eats on a global level and aims to have more than 3,000 retail locations available on the delivery platform over the next three years.

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Star Scientific selected as 2020 S&P Global Platts Global Energy Awards Finalist; industrial heat from H2 without combustion

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Star Scientific has been named an Emerging Technology of the Year category finalist in the S&P Global Platts Global Energy Awards, an annual program recognizing innovation, leadership and exceptional performance in the energy sector. Winners will be selected from each corresponding group of finalists by the Global Energy Awards’ independent panel of judges and announced at the live-streamed Global Energy Awards Virtual Gala on 10 December 2020.

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Daimler Truck and CATL expand global partnership on truck-focused batteries and supply

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In 2019, Daimler Truck AG and CATL entered into a global lithium-ion battery cell modules supply agreement for electric series trucks including the Mercedes-Benz eActros, the Freightliner eCascadia and eM2.

MAN Truck & Bus will offer an eBus chassis for the global market; NMC and LFP battery options

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MAN Truck & Bus will in future be offering an eBus chassis for the global market. By 2040, sales of zero-emission buses are expected to rise to more than 80% of the global market.

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Juniper Research: EV charging at home to exceed $16B globally by 2026

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A new study from Juniper Research forecasts that spend on EV charging at home will exceed $16 billion globally in 2026; up from $3.4 The study found that the global hardware revenue from home charging wallboxes will reach $5.5

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Ricardo to use transport location data to improve air quality in global cities

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Ricardo has won a national competition to demonstrate the benefits that transport location data can have on urban air quality. The project addresses both the existing vehicle fleet and also extends to long-term improvements in air quality.

Power Global launches eZee swappable battery EVs in India 

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Power Global launches eZee swappable battery EVs in India . A Noida based Power Global is a leading high-performance clean energy and mobility product for everyday applications has launched its first eZee swappable battery in India. Power Global swappable battery.

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ABB-sponsored report suggests global plans for 80 new EV battery gigafactories insufficient

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While we forecast global EV sales to grow by a remarkable 21% CAGR over the next decade, the increase in battery production and capacity will be even higher.

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Canada releases list of 31 critical minerals; domestic production, global impact

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Global demand for critical minerals is increasing to support the transition to a low emissions global economy. There are other areas where Canada’s minerals can play an important role in global markets, through its ‘mines to mobility’ approach.

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Air Conditioning and Global Inequality

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Today’s post is co-authored by Stephen Jarvis, an assistant professor in the Department of Geography and Environment … Continue Reading Air Conditioning and Global InequalityUnequal access to air conditioning has important implications for productivity, health, and education.

Genesis stages global premiere of electric GV70 at Auto Guangzhou 2021

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Genesis introduced the Electrified GV70 SUV by hosting a world premiere event at the Guangzhou International Automobile Exhibition (Auto Guangzhou 2021) in China last week.

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AstraZeneca electrifying global vehicle fleet

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The Climate Group announced that global pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca will join its business leadership initiative on electric vehicles, EV100 ( earlier post ); AstraZeneca will switch its 16,000-vehicle fleet to electric by 2030. The company is also a member of The Climate Group’s RE100 initiative, in partnership with CDP, where it is committed to sourcing 100% renewable electricity by 2020 in Europe and the US and for its global operations by 2025.

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IEA forecasts global oil demand to reach 101.6 mb/d in 2023; non-OECD countries lead expansion

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Global refining capacity is set to expand by 1 mb/d in 2022 and 1.6 Following nearly two years of declines, observed global oil inventories increased by 77 mb in April. Global oil supply may struggle to keep pace with demand next year, as tighter sanctions force Russia to shut in more wells and a number of producers bump up against capacity constraints. The IEA June 2022 Oil Market Report (OMR) forecasts world oil demand to reach 101.6

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Why New Production Sources of Tungsten Are Critical for Increased Global Supply

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and global economies with businesses and manufacturers having to close doors and furlough employees, the global trade markets plummeted to an 11-year low of 41.5% New Tungsten Production Will Open the Global Supply Chain. by Lewis Black, CEO of Almonty Industries.

Global study shows uneven urbanization among large cities in the last two decades

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According to the latest report from the United Nations (UN), the global population in 2018 was 7.6 By 2050, the global population is expected to soar to 9.7 The world has experienced significant urbanization in recent decades.

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