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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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.

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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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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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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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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 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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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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Strategy Analytics: following steep 2020 declines, global ride hailing market rebound in sight

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Strategy Analytics’ Automotive Connected Mobility service released its H1 2021 Global Ride-Hailing Market Update and its associated Global Ride-Hailing Forecast , tracking more than 140 unique operators across 119 different countries.

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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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Orocobre and Galaxy to merge, creating 5th largest global lithium chemicals company

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A new name for the merged entity will be selected in due course representing the global reach of the new entity, which will have its head office in Buenos Aires, Argentina, a corporate headquarters on the Australian East Coast and an office in Perth.

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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RareX executes MoU with global rare earths producer Shenghe Resources

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Australian rare earths exploration and development company RareX Limited entered into a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the leading global rare earths producer, China-based Shenghe Resources Holdings. RET Co to source rare earths concentrates globally (excluding from within China) to supply Shenghe’s existing and proposed rare earth refining operations globally.

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Global OEM selects Eaton’s power distribution technology for new electric commercial vehicle platform

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Power management company Eaton announced its eMobility business secured a contract to supply power distribution units (PDUs) and Bussmann series fuses to a global vehicle manufacturer for use in a new battery electric (BEV) light-duty commercial vehicle—a rapidly growing segment for BEVs.

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UN: global e-waste surging; up 21% in 5 years

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million metric tonnes (Mt) of electronic waste was generated worldwide in 2019, up 21% in just five years, according to the UN’s Global E-waste Monitor 2020. Other key findings from the Global E-waste Monitor 2020: Proper e-waste management can help mitigate global warming.

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BEV) , and expect it to continue growing throughout the year, to a large single digit number, as Disruption (eg, two digit market shares) on a global level is looking set to happen in 2022 the last months of this year.

Global warming emissions hit record level in 2018, IEA reports

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The International Energy Agency reported on Tuesday that global warming emissions reached a record level in 2018, despite efforts in the U.S., global warming carbon dioxideEurope, and China to reduce emissions with more sales of electric cars and cleaner power. Greenhouse gas emissions increased faster in 2018 than during any of the past six years. Worldwide, emissions of.

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Innoviz shipping Automotive Perception Platform, InnovizAPP, to key OEMs globally for evaluation

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Innoviz is already shipping InnovizAPP to selected automakers, helping them accelerate timelines for consumer AV programs globally. Innoviz Technologies, Ltd.,

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Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV hits 200,000 global sales

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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) announced that the world’s first plug-in hybrid SUV, the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, has achieved sales of 200,000 units worldwide since its launch in 2013. Since making its debut in Japan, the Outlander PHEV has been rolled out to more than 50 countries across the world. It has become the world best-selling plug-in hybrid vehicle as at the end of December 2018.

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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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How Tesla pivoted to avoid the global chip shortage that could last years

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Tesla explained how it pivoted to avoid the global microchip shortage that Intel now says could last for several more years. more… The post How Tesla pivoted to avoid the global chip shortage that could last years appeared first on Electrek.

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Ford sets target to become carbon-neutral globally by 2050

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Ford Motor Company intends to achieve carbon neutrality globally by 2050, while setting interim targets to address climate change challenges more urgently. We don’t have all the answers yet but are determined to work with all of our global and local partners and stakeholders to get there. The company previously announced its plan to use 100% locally sourced renewable energy for all its manufacturing plants globally by 2035.

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Global Carbon Project: Global carbon emissions growth slows, but hits record high

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Driven by rising natural gas and oil consumption, levels of CO 2 are expected to hit 37 billion metric tons this year, according to new estimates from the Global Carbon Project (GCP), an initiative led by Stanford University scientist Rob Jackson.

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Kia Motors to accelerate diversification of global mobility services

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Kia Motors Corporation plans to expand its partnerships with global mobility companies to meet the needs of a diverse range of customers worldwide. Kia’s President and CEO Ho Sung Song shared the company’s strategy for global mobility during his visit to the company’s Sohari plant in Korea to review launch preparations for the new fourth-generation Kia Carnival. In Europe, Kia will collaborate with global partners to provide a customized mobility service for the region.

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ExxonMobil increases purchases of renewable diesel from Global Clean Energy Holdings to up to 5M barrels per year

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ExxonMobil and Global Clean Energy have expanded their five-year agreement to increase ExxonMobil’s purchase of renewable diesel to up to 5 million barrels per year. ExxonMobil will be the exclusive buyer of renewable diesel from Global Clean Energy’s biorefinery in Bakersfield, California, which is on schedule to begin production in early 2022.

Ballard signs MOU with Global Energy Ventures for development of fuel-cell-powered hydrogen carrier C-H2

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Artist rendering of Global Energy Ventures’ fuel cell-powered C-H 2 Ship, to be powered by a Ballard system as it transports compressed green hydrogen.

Cyient to support global rollout of Decipher cloud platform for tailings and rehab monitoring

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Cyient, a global engineering, manufacturing, and digital transformation and technology solutions company, signed an MoU with Decipher , a Perth-based company that provides a cloud monitoring and governance platform for tailing storage facilities.

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Swappable battery system set by companies representing half of global motorcycle market

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A consortium of manufacturers representing half the global motorcycle market announced an agreement Friday for a standardized battery-swapping system for electric motorcycles.

BNEF: global investment in energy transition hit $500B in 2020; $139B on EVs and infrastructure

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Global investment in carbon capture and storage (CCS) tripled to $3 billion, and that in hydrogen was $1.5 A geographical split of BNEF’s energy transition investment data shows that Europe accounted for the biggest slice of global investment, at $166.2

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UN global climate report restores hope, lays out roadmap

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A new UN report on global climate change isn't quite as dire as one it issued last October. global warming greenhouse gas climate change carbon dioxideThat special report on warming of 2.7 degrees Fahrenheit (1.5 degrees Celsius) showed that the effects of climate change could become catastrophic by 2040, at least 10 years earlier than scientists had predicted. Another report in December by private energy.

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IEA: COVID-19 crisis causing the biggest fall in global energy investment in history

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The COVID-19 pandemic has set in motion the largest drop in global energy investment in history, with spending expected to plunge in every major sector this year—from fossil fuels to renewables and efficiency—the International Energy Agency said in a new report.

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Plus raises $200M in new funding to advance global commercialization of its automated trucks

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Plus plans to use the new funds to accelerate the global commercialization and deployment of its automated trucking system.

Daimler Trucks E-Mobility Group starts global initiative for electric-truck charging infrastructure

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Since 2018, the E-Mobility Group has bundled Daimler Trucks & Buses’ global know-how in the field of e-mobility and now defines the strategy for electric components and products across brands and segments. Global electric truck portfolio at Daimler Trucks.

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Ipsos Auto Global Study: interest in battery electric vehicles growing in the US

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Ipsos’ new 2020 Global Mobility Navigator Study, focusing on Electrification, found global interest remained on par with the numbers from 2019. However, the study reveals there has been an increase in interest in the US and Chinese markets. Source: Ipsos.

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Tesla Celebrates 25,000 Supercharging Stalls Globally

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Global Clean Energy buys Bakersfield refinery for $40M, converting to produce renewable diesel

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Global Clean Energy Holdings, Inc., through a subsidiary, has purchased Alon Bakersfield Properties, Inc., a subsidiary of Delek US Holdings, Inc. and the owner of the Alon Bakersfield Refinery. The total cash consideration paid to Delek US Holdings for the purchase was $40 million.

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Two Fuso eCanter electric trucks delivering mail in Dublin; 150 delivered globally

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So far, the global FUSO eCanter fleet has achieved 1.6 Two FUSO eCanter electric trucks are now operating in the Irish capital Dublin for the country’s post service An Post.

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Global Electric Car Sales in 2020

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In 2020, global electric car sales were higher than ever before. … Global Electric Car Sales in 2020 Read More » Sales and Market Trends Market Share SalesDespite the worldwide pandemic, electric vehicles (EVs) still garnered the attention of car shoppers.

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CICERO team finds global temperature will respond slowly to emissions cuts

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Although large emissions cuts are urgently needed to achieve global climate goals, it may take decades before we can measure the effect of the reductions on global temperature evolution, according to a new study by researchers at Norway’s CICERO Center for International Climate Research.

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Ansys releases pre-lockdown global survey on vehicle electrification

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Before the COVID-19 pandemic lockdowns, engineering simulation software company Ansys commissioned a global survey of 16,037 adults resulting in some insights about consumer attitudes toward vehicle electrification. Global findings reveal more optimism for EVs—just 6% of Chinese respondents and 4% of Indian respondents will wait to buy an EV until gas-powered vehicles cease production.

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Mercedes-Benz AG exploring sale of Hambach smart EV plant as part of global realignment

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An important lever for this is the adjustment and realignment of capacity within its global production network. neutral mobility of the future also requires changes in our global production network.

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BASF boosts support for sustainable road construction with global distribution rights for RheoFalt rejuvenator

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BASF now has the worldwide distribution rights for RheoFalt smart additives to modify asphalt and bitumen manufactured by the Netherlands-based company Ventraco. Excluded from the agreement are Belgium, Luxembourg and The Netherlands, where Ventraco will continue to supply the products.

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RWE and H2U partner to develop global hydrogen trading between Australia and Germany

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RWE Supply & Trading and Australian hydrogen project developer The Hydrogen Utility Pty Ltd (H2U) have joined forces to develop hydrogen trading between Australia and Germany. Together, they aim to bring green hydrogen produced in Australia to Europe. This is in line with the objective of HySupply, a 24-month German-Australian feasibility study which started December 2020 by the German Academy of Science and Engineering and the Federation of German Industries.