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Geely Holding and ElectroMobility Poland sign agreement to license pure electric SEA architecture for Izera brand

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Zhejiang Geely Holding Group, China’s leading privately-owned automotive technology group, has signed an agreement to license its pure electric Sustainable Experience Architecture (SEA) to ElectroMobility Poland (EMP), an electric vehicle manufacturer backed by the Polish government.

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Umicore inaugurates CAM plant in Poland; complete battery materials value chain in Europe

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Umicore last week inaugurated its carbon-neutral production facility for cathode active materials (CAM) for electric vehicles in Nysa, Poland. This makes Umicore the first company in Europe with a complete circular and sustainable battery materials value chain.

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Mercedes-Benz Cars to build battery factory in Jawor, Poland; ninth in its global network

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Mercedes-Benz Cars will build a battery factory at the site in Jawor, Poland, and thus extend its global battery production network to nine factories. After the production of high-tech engines, we will establish additional future technology in Poland. This will be the first production site of Mercedes-Benz Cars in Poland and will offer more than 1,000 jobs. With nine factories in our global battery production network we are very well positioned.

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EIB and Umicore conclude €125M loan for EV battery materials production in Poland

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The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a €125-million loan with Umicore, the Belgian-based global materials technology and recycling group, to finance part of the greenfield production facility for cathode materials in Poland.

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Volkswagen Group reorganizing some international production; new Poland plant for Crafter

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nia, Poland to build the successor to the Volkswagen Crafter van. With the decision to produce the Crafter in Poland, we have laid the foundations for the strategic reorientation of our light commercial vehicles. The Crafter is outstandingly well-suited for all the growth markets of the world and will take Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles a stage forward on its way to becoming a globally active manufacturer.

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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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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. The new partnership covers retail sites in Australia, New Zealand, Poland, South Africa and the west coast of US.

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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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Plug In America joins global alliance

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Last week, 37 electric vehicle (EV) driver associations from 26 countries, including Plug In America, joined forces to create the Global EV Drivers’ Alliance, building a worldwide EV community.

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Mercedes-Benz Cars starts production of PHEV batteries in Bangkok; 3rd plant in global battery production network

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The new plant is the third production facility in the company’s global battery production network. Daimler is investing more than one billion euros in a global battery production network within the global production network of Mercedes-Benz Cars.

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EPA rolls back emissions standards on coal plants

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On Thursday, EPA Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced a new rule that will allow coal-fired power plants to emit more than 35 percent more global warming pollution than the current law allows. The proposal came on the eve of a climate summit in Poland that started over the weekend where world leaders were set to codify the next steps in. EPA global warming

2018 119
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IHS Markit: global commercial vehicle production to drop 22% in 2020 in wake of COVID-19

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IHS Markit is forecasting that global commercial vehicle production (GVW 4-8) volumes in 2020 compared to 2019 will be down 22% (more than 650,000 units) to 2.6 These forecasts are informed by the latest IHS Markit global economic forecast updates, which reflect a 3.0% decline in global real GDP in 2020. million units, in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Global CO2 emissions stalled for the third year in a row

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The annual assessment of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by the JRC and the Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency (PBL) confirms that CO 2 emissions have stalled for the third year in a row. Global GHG emissions continue to be dominated by fossil carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) emissions, which however show a slowdown trend since 2012, and were stalled for the third year in a row in 2016. of global emissions.

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Cummins fuel cell technology powers Coradia iLint fleet in Germany

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The Coradia iLint has also been successfully tested in Austria, the Netherlands, Poland and Sweden. The facility opened earlier this year, enabling accelerated adoption of hydrogen technologies across Europe and globally.

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Automakers face big fines in Europe for missing CO2 targets

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As global leaders meet in Poland to hammer out details about how to meet Paris Climate Accord targets, a new study shows that European automakers aren't introducing electric cars nearly fast enough to meet European standards—and the delay could cost them. global warming climate change

2018 85
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Scotiabank forecasts 4% growth in global auto market in 2015 to 74M units, led by China

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In its latest Global Auto Report , Scotiabank forecasts record global car sales in 2015, with the total market advancing 4% over 2014, reaching more than 74 million units. Global growth will mainly be driven by China, where Scotiabank expects auto demand to grow 7% in 2015 to 19.36 Under the forecast, China will thus represent 26% of global auto sales in 2015. million units sold, according to the report, or 46% of global auto sales.

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Global Bioenergies opens US branch for production of light olefins from renewable resources

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France-based Global Bioenergies, an industrial biology company developing sustainable routes to light olefins ( earlier post ), has opened a branch facility in Ames, Iowa. The new operation will focus on Global Bioenergies’ program for bioconversion of renewable resources into isobutene and other light olefins through fermentation. We have known from the start that our unique processes would require a global company. —Marc Delcourt, CEO of Global Bioenergies.

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Aquarius Engines unveils free-piston linear engine operating on 100% hydrogen

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The new Aquarius Hydrogen Engine’s lightweight design and unique internal-gas-exchange-method would greatly reduce emissions and lower the global carbon footprint. Aquarius Engines has manufacturing and development centers in Israel, Germany and Poland.

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Hanwha and LG Energy to build battery production in US, targeting ESS and UAM

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Hanwha Momentum will seek to supply key battery manufacturing facilities for LGES, which is constructing joint battery factories with global automakers such as GM, Stellantis and Honda. Its existing factories in Korea, Poland and Michigan are also scheduled to expand. Hanwha Solutions owns Qcells , a major global producer of solar cells with manufacturing facilities in China, Malaysia, South Korea and the US.

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CATL to supply LFP batteries with Cell-to-Pack technology to Solaris

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Headquartered in Bolechowo, Poland, Solaris is one of the leading European bus and trolleybus manufacturers. This co-operation will extend CATL’s global commercial vehicle electrification network and accelerate the electrification transition of commercial vehicles worldwide. CATL will supply lithium iron phosphate (LFP) batteries equipped with novel Cell-to-Pack (CTP) technology to Solaris to power its bus models in a bid to facilitate bus electrification.

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Study reports non-US global shale gas recoverable resources of 5,760 Tcf; global shale gas boosts total recoverable natural gas resources by 40%

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These include France, Poland, Turkey, Ukraine, South Africa, Morocco, and Chile. Map of 48 major shale gas basins in 32 countries. Source: EIA. Click to enlarge. Initial assessments of 48 shale gas basins containing almost 70 shale gas formations in 32 countries suggest that shale gas resources, which have recently provided a major boost to US natural gas production, are also available in other world regions. A new EIA-sponsored study by Advanced Resources International, Inc.

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Stellantis and Toyota Europe expand partnership with new large-size commercial van including electric version

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The new vehicle will be produced at Stellantis’ plants in Gliwice, Poland and Atessa, Italy. This agreement strengthens our leadership in the EU30 for LCVs and low emission vehicles and moves us a step closer to realizing our Dare Forward 2030 goal of becoming the undisputed global light commercial vehicle leader, in terms of technology, manufacturing, market share and profitability. Stellantis N.V. and Toyota Motor Europe N.V.

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Benchmark Minerals: Europe’s EV gigafactory capacity pipeline to grow 6-fold to 789.2 GWh to 2030

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By end-2022, Europe is set to have 7 active lithium-ion battery producers of which the top five by capacity (and gigafactory location) are: LG Chem (Poland): 32 GWh. LGES(Poland): 67 GWh.

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QUANTIFY Study Finds GHG Emissions from Global Transport Could Double Their Net Contribution to Warming by 2100

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Transport emissions could double their current relative net contribution to global warming by 2100, according to a new study by researchers at the Oslo-based Centre for International Climate and Environment Research (CICERO) in Norway. The study’s results, presented in the journal Atmospheric Environment , are part of the EU-funded QUANTIFY (Quantifying the climate impact of global and European transport systems) project, which received €8.39

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Northvolt to build 100 GWh/year cathode material plant in Sweden; reusing shuttered pulp and paper mill

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We are thrilled to be able to open a new chapter in Borlänge’s history as a global industrial hub. Northvolt and Stora Enso recently signed a letter of intent on a purchase of the Kvarnsveden Mill and the surrounding industrial area in Borlänge, Sweden.

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Umicore to build cathode active material plant in Canada

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For Umicore this investment represents the final step in establishing a global production presence with battery material value chains that are regionally fully integrated to support its customers in their fast transformation towards sustainable electric mobility. Umicore plans to construct a manufacturing facility for cathode active battery materials (CAM) and their precursor materials (pCAM) in Ontario, Canada.

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Johnson Matthey achieves two major milestones in commercialization of eLNO

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Johnson Matthey (JM) has accomplished two major strategic developments in the commercialization of eLNO, its portfolio of market-leading ultra-high energy battery cathode materials ( earlier post ): Site in Poland secured for construction of commercial plant, with room for significant expansion. Poland. JM’s first commercial-scale eLNO manufacturing plant will be located in Konin, Poland, about 200 km west of Warsaw.

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KINTO introduces all-new Toyota Mirai fuel-cell vehicle for car-sharing services in Sweden

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Toyota’s global brand for new mobility services, KINTO, is now introducing the Toyota Mirai fuel cell vehicle into its KINTO Share fleet in Sweden. KINTO is part of Toyota’s global vision to provide all kinds of services related to the mobility of people, all around the world.

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Eberspaecher introduces new AC system for hybrid and battery-electric buses in Asia-Pacific

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In this context, the Indian market is considered a pioneer of a global trend: the electrification of public transport with a focus on large cities. At Prawaas 3.0

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BNEF: producing battery materials in the DRC could lower supply-chain emissions and add value to the country’s cobalt

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A similar plant in China and Poland would cost an estimated $112 million and $65 million, respectively. Precursor material produced at plants in the DRC could be cost competitive with material produced in China and Poland but with a lower environmental footprint.

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Mercedes-Benz intensifies partnership with GROB for next-generation battery production

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The focus of the cooperation is on the joint development and construction of highly efficient battery production facilities for the global battery production network and includes the assembly of both battery modules and battery packs.

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Vulcan Energy signs binding offtake agreement with LG Energy for lithium hydroxide

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LGES is the second largest battery maker in the world with over 20% market share1 and supplies its products to leading global Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs). LGES is currently manufacturing lithium-ion batteries in Poland, US, China, and South Korea, and is looking at expanding its production capacity.

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LG Chem partners with Umicore for the supply of NMC cathode materials

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Umicore and LG Chem have concluded a multi-year strategic supply agreement for NMC (Nickel Manganese Cobalt) cathode materials to serve LG Chem’s needs out of Umicore plants in Poland, Korea and China. Most of the volumes covered by this agreement will be supplied from Umicore’s greenfield facility in Poland.

2019 183
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EU investing €1.8B in 17 large-scale clean tech projects

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The selected projects are located in Bulgaria, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland and Sweden. Another one located in Poland will create an end-to-end carbon capture and storage chain starting from CO? Manufacturing of components for energy storage or renewables production (3 projects): In Poland, a project will create a manufacturing plant of innovative electrochemical battery systems to provide short-term electricity storage.

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Will climate talks bring real progress? Take our Twitter poll

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Last weekend, climate talks in Poland wrapped up by scraping a length of thorns off the Paris-agreement rose stem. Global leaders de-thorned issues as sharp as how nations will measure progress toward reducing greenhouse-gas emissions, whether planting more forests should count, for example, how countries will report on progress, and how those.

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Stellantis and LG Energy Solution to invest > $5B CAD in JV for 45 GWh gigafactory in Canada

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As part of its Dare Forward 2030 strategic plan, Stellantis announced plans to have global annual battery-electric vehicle sales of 5 million vehicles by 2030, reaching 100% of passenger car BEV sales mix in Europe and 50% passenger car and light-duty truck BEV sales mix in North America. Globally, LGES is on course to expand its international production network in multiple continents, including countries such as Canada, US, Poland, Indonesia, China and South Korea.

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China’s battery supply chain tops BNEF ranking for third consecutive time; Canada close 2nd, US drops to 3rd

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China continues to dominate BloombergNEF’s (BNEF) global lithium-ion battery supply chain ranking, for the third time in a row, for both 2022 and its projection for 2027, due to continued support for the electric vehicle demand and raw materials investments.

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Alstom and MOL to explore use of hydrogen technologies for rail transport in Hungary

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To establish this infrastructure, Alstom already cooperates with oil and gas companies such as Linde in Germany, and Orlen in Poland. Alstom and MOL, Hungary’s leading oil and gas company, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to structure cooperation in examining the use of hydrogen technology in rail transportation. MOL Group already produces and utilizes almost 150,000 tonnes of hydrogen per year.

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Ford sources battery capacity and raw materials for 600K EV annual run rate by late 2023, 2M by end of 2026; adding LFP

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The company detailed its global vehicle portfolio plans supporting these production goals as part of its Ford+ plan. Ford expects a compound annual growth rate for EVs to exceed 90% through 2026, more than double forecasted global industry growth.

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COP26 declaration on accelerating the transition to 100% zero emission cars and vans

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The declaration is not legally binding and is focused on a global level. Signatories by category: Governments: Austria; Azerbaijan; Cambodia; Canada; Cape Verde; Chile; Croatia; Cyprus; Denmark; El Salvador; Finland; Iceland; Ireland; Israel; Lithuania; Luxembourg; Netherlands; New Zealand; Norway; Poland; Slovenia; Sweden; United Kingdom.

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Jeep to introduce four electric SUVs in N America and Europe by end of 2025

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This global SUV will be displayed to the public next year and production will start in 2024 in North America. This new, all-electric, global SUV will be offered exclusively as a BEV, targeting a range of 400 miles on a single charge, 600 hp and a 0-60 mph time of around 3.5

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First car using Nidec’s E-Axle traction motor system unveiled

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The company is considering building another dedicated e-axle factory in Poland, said Dr. Kazuya Hayafune, Chief Engineer and Deputy Executive General Manager of the company’s automotive division. Initially a company of only four engineers, it has now grown into a global company group employing more than 100,000 people in more than 40 countries across the world.

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Frost & Sullivan: Li-ion battery materials market to reach $51.60B by 2027 from $18.75B in 2020; 15.6% CAGR

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Frost & Sullivan projects that the global Li-ion battery materials market will reach $51.60 China leads the demand and supply of all of the key battery materials, accounting for more than 85% of the total global supply of cathode materials, anode materials, electrolytes, and separators. It is slated to account for nearly a third of the global Li-ion battery manufacturing capacity by 2027.

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