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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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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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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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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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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Study finds global oil demand likely to grow despite pandemic, climate policies

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The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly affected both consumer and commercial transportation, but global oil demand will probably continue to grow through 2030, according to a new study. In three of the four scenarios, global oil demand continued to grow through 2030.

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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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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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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IEA: global electricity demand growing faster than renewables, driving strong increase in generation from coal

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After falling by about 1% in 2020 due to the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic, global electricity demand is set to grow by close to 5% in 2021 and 4% in 2022, according to the latest edition of the IEA’s semi-annual Electricity Market Report released today.

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Daimler Truck AG & CATL Expand Global Partnership

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The post Daimler Truck AG & CATL Expand Global Partnership appeared first on EV Obsession. Electric Trucks Electric Vehicles CATL Daimler Truck AG Daimler Truck AG & CATL global Mercedes-Benz eActros

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.

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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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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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.

Wärtsilä and Global Energy Ventures to cooperate on propulsion solutions for hydrogen vessel

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The technology group Wärtsilä has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Global Energy Ventures (GEV) of Australia, a company specialized in delivering compressed shipping solutions for transporting energy to regional markets. Global Energy Ventures (GEV).

Lexus passes cumulative global sales of 2M electrified vehicles; HEVs and BEV

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Lexus announced that the luxury brand eclipsed the milestone of 2 million global sales of electrified vehicles—hybrids and battery-electric—at the end of April 2021. In 2020, 33% of the Lexus models sold globally were of the electrified variety.

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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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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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Subaru names coming electric SUV Solterra; new e-SUBARU Global Platform

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Designed as a joint venture between Subaru and Toyota, the Solterra features a new, dedicated all-electric platform named the e-SUBARU Global Platform. Subaru will name its new full-electric SUV Solterra.

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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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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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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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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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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 Microchip Shortage

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myenergi redesigns products in response to global chip shortage. myenergi has completed a major product redesign project in response to the challenges caused by the global microchip shortage.

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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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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XPeng Inc. Announces Pricing of Global Offering

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Announces Pricing of Global Offering appeared first on EV Obsession. (GUANGZHOU, China) XPeng Inc.

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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Report: Global CO2 emissions at record levels in 2018

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Global carbon emissions are on the rise, and hit record levels in 2018, after remaining flat in 2016 and experiencing a small gain last year, a new report shows. The report by the Global Carbon Project came out just as world leaders gathered in Poland to discuss the next steps for reducing carbon emissions under the. global warmingBlame China—and India.

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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.

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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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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Report: 60% EV sales globally by 2030 needed for net-zero emissions by 2050

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Cancelling out the impact of human activity on the environment would require electric cars to achieve 60% global-market share by 2030, according to a new report from the International Energy Agency (IEA).

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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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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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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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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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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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Jeep plans a lineup of fully electric vehicles by 2025—if you think globally

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“4xe is the new 4x4” is both a terse Jeep marketing tagline and clever branding nobody else had claimed yet.

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