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Rough road for EV industry

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America’s electric vehicle (EV) industry seems to have hit a rough patch of pavement in recent months. In March, the Biden administration invoked the Defense Production Act, making $750 million available to the mining industry for expansion and other improvements in the production of lithium. its lithium industry, placing the country’s resources under government control. By Brent Wilson, CEO of Galvanic Energy.

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€24M EU project HyInHeat researching use of hydrogen in aluminum and steel industry

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The EU project HyInHeat is researching the use of hydrogen in the aluminum and steel industry. The main objective of HyInHeat is the integration of hydrogen as fuel for high-temperature heating processes in the energy-intensive industries.

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Hydrogen Heavy Duty Vehicle Industry Group signs agreements to industrialize 70 MPa high-flow refueling; H70HF

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The Hydrogen Heavy Duty Vehicle Industry Group—comprising Air Liquide, Hyundai, Nel Hydrogen, Nikola Corporation, Shell and Toyota—has signed agreements with Tatsuno Corporation and Transfer Oil S.p.A.

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US motorcoach industry closures surge in 2020

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The American Bus Association (ABA) has released motorcoach industry closure data gathered from the Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). Our industry is unique, and we need a bridge to a time of recovery, which is at least 12 to 24 months away.

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Nonprofits Fueling the EV Industry

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The electric vehicle (EV) industry is about to have its most significant sales spike thanks to international legislation and nonprofits ramping up support efforts. Here are three nonprofits fueling the EV industry. Help’s Coming from Government & Non-Government Entities.

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BMW-led consortium successfully implements industrialization and digitalization of additive manufacturing

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3D printing Industry 4.0 A project consortium funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and led by the BMW Group was launched three years ago, with small and mid-sized enterprises, large companies and research institutes.

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Polestar enters into strategic partnership with Industrial Bank in China

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The post Polestar enters into strategic partnership with Industrial Bank in China appeared first on CnEVPost. Industry PolestarThe two will cooperate globally in credit financing, retail lending, and international business.

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Future of Electric Vehicles Industry

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Future of Electric Aeroplanes: The future of electric aeroplanes looks promising, as there is growing interest in the use of electric propulsion for aircraft as a way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the aviation industry. The future of electric vehicles (EVs) looks bright.

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Groupe Renault and Google Cloud partner to accelerate Industry 4.0

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Groupe Renault and Google Cloud announced a new industrial and technology partnership to accelerate the digitization of Groupe Renault’s industrial system and of Industry 4.0 A recognized contributor to Industry 4.0, Groupe Renault has been developing its own digital platform since 2016 to connect and to aggregate industrial data from 22 Group sites worldwide (representing 76% of vehicle production) and more than 2,500 machines. AI Industry 4.0

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Oak Ridge, Argonne collaborate with Wabtec on hydrogen-powered trains to decarbonize rail industry

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The research focuses on zero-carbon hydrogen and other low-carbon fuels as viable alternatives to diesel for the rail industry.

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Volkswagen bringing additional partners to Industrial Cloud; 11 in first step

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Volkswagen, together with Amazon Web Services (AWS) and integration partner Siemens, is opening up the Industrial Cloud ( earlier post ) to other manufacturing and technology companies. With the Industrial Cloud we are creating a platform allowing partners to contribute their solutions.

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Researchers and industry present interim results of the MethanQuest project

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—Norbert Brackmann, Member of the German Bundestag and Federal Government Coordinator for the maritime industry.

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UCL-led study finds climate impact caused by growing space industry needs urgent mitigation

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The rapidly growing space industry may have a greater climate effect than the aviation industry and undo repair to the protective ozone layer if left unregulated, according to a new study led by UCL and published in the journal Earth’s Future as an open-access paper.

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ABB and HASCO create joint venture to drive smart manufacturing in China’s auto industry

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Automation expert ABB and China’s leading automotive parts supplier, HASCO, are forming a joint venture to drive the next generation of smart manufacturing in China’s automotive industry. As the automotive industry’s transition towards electric vehicles gathers pace, parts manufacturers must increasingly invest in flexible facilities that can respond to rapidly changing demands and trends. China Electric (Battery) Industry 4.0 04/01/2022 Images are for editorial use only.

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Volkswagen factories in the US and Mexico to link up with the Industrial Cloud

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Volkswagen plans to connect its production facilities in Chattanooga (TN), Puebla and Silao (Mexico) with the global Industrial Cloud initiative from the Volkswagen Group and Amazon Web Services (AWS). Industry 4.0

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Vancouver-based Ceylon Graphite granted industrial mining licence for M1 mining project in Sri Lanka

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announced the renewal of the Industrial Mining Licence for the Malsiripura, M1 mining project in Sri Lanka (known as Ceylon until 1972) from the Geological Survey and Mines Bureau (GSMB). Vancouver-based Ceylon Graphite Corp.

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Renault Group and Atos launch service to collect large-scale manufacturing data and accelerate Industry 4.0

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Renault Group and Atos have launched ID@scale (Industrial Data @ Scale), a new service for industrial data collection to support manufacturing companies in their digital journey towards Industry 4.0. ID@S” (Industrial Data @ Scale) will allow manufacturers to collect and structure data from industrial equipment at scale to improve operational excellence and product quality. Industry 4.0

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BASF and IntelliSense.io partner to accelerate the mining industry’s digital transformation

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Global chemical company BASF and IntelliSense.io, a leading industrial artificial intelligence (AI) company, announced an exclusive partnership which will combine their expertise in mineral processing, ore beneficiation chemistry and industrial AI technology. Industry 4.0

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Chevron New Energies, Crowley invest in marine hydrogen tech company Zero Emission Industries

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Zero Emission Industries (ZEI), a hydrogen technology company for maritime, announced the first close of its Series A funding round. The new funds are expected to enable ZEI to roll out its next-generation fully integrated marine power system and scale quickly to meet the demand within the maritime industry for zero-emission propulsion solutions. The round is led by Chevron New Energies with additional investment from US-based shipping and logistics company Crowley.

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Renault suspending industrial activities in Russia

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The Board of Directors of Renault Group has decided to suspend Renault Group activities in its manufacturing plant in Moscow as of 23 March. Regarding its stake in AVTOVAZ, Renault Group said that it is assessing the available options, taking into account the current environment, while acting responsibly towards its 45,000 employees in Russia. Renault Group already implements the necessary measures to comply with international sanctions.

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EU announces its green industry plan

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The Green Deal Industrial Plan is the EU's effort to keep up with a worldwide race in subsidy schemes for green industry. The post EU announces its green industry plan appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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Thailand’s EV industry growing rapidly

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According to the Electric Vehicle Association of Thailand, the number of companies that are part of Thailand’s electric vehicle industry has risen significantly since 2015, from 76 to 420 in 2019.

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SEMI forecasts global chip industry to invest >$500B in new factories by 2024; automotive and HPC

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The latest SEMI World Fab Forecast update reflects the increasing strategic importance of semiconductors to countries and a wide array of industries worldwide.

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NFI Industries orders 60 Volvo VNR Electric trucks

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NFI Industries—a leading third-party supply chain solutions provider—is increasing its investment in electromobility solutions with its latest order of 60 Volvo VNR Electric trucks.

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SafeAI, Siemens, Obayashi collaborate to bring retrofitted autonomous, zero-emission heavy vehicles to off-road industries

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SafeAI brings its powerful, scalable AI-powered retrofit autonomy to the collaboration, while Siemens provides its industry-leading hardware and software capabilities in zero-emission powertrains, and the necessary infrastructure to operate these vehicles.

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LCA finds EMN high-purity manganese products have lower carbon footprint than incumbent industry

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Highlights of the results include: The GWP of HPEMM produced at Chvaletice, using 100% renewable power, is 64% lower than the estimated GWP of HPEMM produced by the incumbent industry.

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Volkswagen and Amazon Web Services to develop Industrial Cloud; open industry platform

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Volkswagen and Amazon Web Services (AWS) will develop the Volkswagen Industrial Cloud together. In the future, the Volkswagen Industrial Cloud will combine the data of all machines, plants and systems from all 122 facilities of the Volkswagen Group. By leveraging Amazon Web Services technology and services, Volkswagen is creating its Industrial Cloud as an open industry platform which other partners from industry, logistics and sales may use in the future.

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Cavotec launches ultra-fast 3 MW charging system for industrial vehicles and ships

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Providing up to 3MW of power from a single connector, the MCS is a turnkey DC charging solution with grid-to-inlet functionality that supports the decarbonization of industrial vehicles and ships. Global engineering group Cavotec recently launched its ultra-fast Megawatt Charging System (MCS).

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ABB launches industry-first smart factory solution for safer, more autonomous and efficient steel melt shop operations

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ABB has launched ABB Ability Smart Melt Shop, the first smart factory digital application of its kind for the metals industry. Industry 4.0 It is designed to increase melt shop productivity, save energy and improve employee safety, with payback within six months.

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Siemens to be integration partner for Volkswagen Industrial Cloud

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The Siemens technology group will be the integration partner for the Volkswagen Industrial Cloud. Volkswagen and Amazon Web Services (AWS) earlier this week announced the development of the Industrial Cloud; in the future, the Volkswagen Industrial Cloud will combine the data of all machines, plants and systems from all 122 facilities of the Volkswagen Group. Apart from the applications and apps of the MindSphere platforms, this will also include industrial edge solutions.

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Industrial Functional Safety Training from UL Solutions

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We offer personnel certification at both the professional and expert levels in automotive, autonomous vehicles, electronics and semiconductors, machinery, industrial automation, and cybersecurity. This is a sponsored article brought to you by UL Solutions.

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Tesla has the highest customer retention, and the industry should worry

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Tesla has the highest customer retention rate, and the industry should worry because they will have issues getting EV buyers back. more… The post Tesla has the highest customer retention, and the industry should worry appeared first on Electrek.

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Automotive industry develops new guidance for measuring recycled content of automotive products

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The Suppliers Partnership for the Environment (SP) and the Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) have published a new guidance document, “ Measuring Recycled Content of Automotive Products.”.

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CNH Industrial enters into exclusive multi?year technology licensing agreement with Monarch Tractor for tractor electrification

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CNH Industrial has entered into an exclusive, multi-year licensing agreement for electrification technologies with Monarch Tractor , a US-based AgTech company specializing in fully electric autonomous tractors.

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Global opportunities for Argentina’s lithium industry

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The Wilson Center’s Benjamin Gedan and Sofía Schuchner explore the challenges and opportunities for Argentina’s lithium industry. The post Global opportunities for Argentina’s lithium industry appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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Chinese consumers' demand for cars set to fall in Jan, industry body says

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Lack of consumer confidence and the Chinese New Year holiday will send China's auto sales down in January, an industry association said. The post Chinese consumers' demand for cars set to fall in Jan, industry body says appeared first on CnEVPost. Industry CADA

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China's NEV industry currently immune to inflation, analysts say

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The post China's NEV industry currently immune to inflation, analysts say appeared first on CnEVPost. IndustryHigh oil prices are helping NEVs replace ICE vehicles, and the latter have more raw material costs including copper and aluminum.

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Westinghouse, Bloom Energy to accelerate large-scale hydrogen production in nuclear industry; high-temperature integrated electrolysis

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The companies are teaming to identify and implement clean hydrogen projects across the nuclear industry. Westinghouse and Bloom Energy will jointly develop an optimized and large-scale high-temperature integrated electrolysis solution for the nuclear industry. As hydrogen usage expands from traditional industrial uses to the fuel of a clean future, the need to produce it in larger quantities and from low- and zero-carbon sources is clear.

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Australia officially launches its offshore wind industry

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The post Australia officially launches its offshore wind industry appeared first on Electrek. Australia’s federal government has declared its first offshore wind farm zone. It’s off Victoria’s south coast, in the southeastern region of the country. more….

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How is China's NEV industry faring as Covid wave sweeps country? CICC explains

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The post How is China's NEV industry faring as Covid wave sweeps country? Industry Covid Research NoteMajor automakers including BYD, Tesla, NIO, and Li Auto were relatively unaffected, as they all have a certain level of order backlog, according to CICC.

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Roskill: Rising prices could be new norm for lithium industry

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Falling sales in H2 2019 in China, the largest market for EVs, and a global reduction in sales caused by lockdowns related to the COVID-19 pandemic in H1 2020 slowed lithium demand growth, impacting demand from both battery and industrial applications. In its second quarterly update to its Lithium: Outlook to 2030, 17 th Edition report, Roskill maintains the view that future refined lithium supply will remain tight, with a period of sustained supply deficit in the mid-2020s.

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Nuvera and DD DANNAR partner to develop mobile fuel cell power for diverse industries

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With existing and forthcoming emissions mandates, DANNAR and Nuvera would be able to meet the needs of organizations and industries seeking clean energy options for mobility.

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Recharge Industries set to takeover Britishvolt within the next week

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Australian battery technology start-up Recharge Industries has been confirmed as the preferred bidder Britishvolt The post Recharge Industries set to takeover Britishvolt within the next week appeared first on Innovation News Network.