ITF: worldwide transport activity to double by 2050, emissions to rise 16% compared to 2015

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Gearing stimulus packages towards decarbonization. It assumes that the international community adheres to its current climate initiatives, but will base economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic largely on the economic practices of past decades.

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IHS Markit: better-than-expected growth in global automotive semiconductor revenue in 2020; bolstered by uptake in EVs

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Two factors are driving the recovery, notably low automotive inventory that will result in new car growth next year, combined with stimulus packages designed to benefit the ailing car sector while favoring the switch to electric and hybrid cars, which are typically more expensive than equivalent internal combustion-driven models.

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Continental Mobility Study 2020 finds many people still have doubts about EVs

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Main arguments against all-electric cars by international comparison. In Germany, these have been increased as part of the stimulus package to alleviate the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the economy; in China, the premiums that were set to expire have also been extended.

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Ford Starts EV Test Drives

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Local utility RheinEnergie AG will supply vehicle-charging stations for the test, which is being financed by the German government’s economic-stimulus package, Dudenhoeffer said. Last Updated: December 28, 2009 12:30 EST. Tags: International Projects Production News Ford Ford Focus Electric Germany Ford is starting EV trials in Germany. For more details, follow the link … Ford Plans to Start Electric-Car Tests in Germany Next Month. “Ford Motor Co.

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Cummins Westport Inc. and Cummins India Ltd. Receive Order for 460 Natural Gas Engines

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The B Gas Plus and B Gas International engines, powered by compressed natural gas (CNG), are licensed by CWI and manufactured by CIL. The Government of India unveiled a transport stimulus package on 3 February 2009 to provide central funding to purchase buses for urban transport systems. Cummins Westport Inc. CWI) and Cummins India Ltd. CIL) announced that CIL has received purchase orders for 460 natural gas engines to customers outside of Delhi, India.

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"Plug-in Arizona Educational Tour" Update -- "Spirit of DC's" Visit to Nogales High School with Nogales International Reporter, Tuesday, 24 Nov 2009

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After visiting with Nogales International newspaper staff, Reporter Denise Holley, EVJerr and the "Spirit" headed over to Nogales High School in order to link up with Automotive Instructor, Ruben Verdugo and his Class. Particularly to the Plug-in Hybrids Electric Vehicle (PHEV) like the Toyota Prius before them as well as converting internal combustion engines into pure Electrics!

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Report from the REFF-Wall Street; Themes in Renewable Energy Finance

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The stimulus package is designed to address the recession and in the short term people were anxiously awaiting two key components of the plan: clarification on the details behind “ grants in lieu of tax credits ” and awards of loan guarantees by the DOE from section 1705. As another panelist pointed out, “ The New York Times is well-equipped to write the article about how Stimulus Funds have been wasted ”. Post-Stimulus. by Bill Cooke.

First fleet of 100 Mercedes-Benz Vito E-Cell electric vans covers 650,000 km in customer use; more model variants planned

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The areas of application are diverse: courier, express and package service providers (KEP, in German: Kurier-, Express- und Paketdienstleister); plant transportation in large corporations; service vehicles for plant maintenance, customer service, and assembly and internal transport within companies. The two promotional initiatives are part of the German federal government’s second economic stimulus package. Mercedes-Benz Vito E-CELL. Click to enlarge.

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NSF Awards NCSU Team $2M For Research on Deriving Drop-in Renewable Hydrocarbon Fuels from Algae

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Once that has been done, the researchers plan to replace those genes with genes from other organisms to produce the desired fatty acids and overcome the internal regulatory mechanisms that could potentially limit fatty acid production. The $2 million grant is part of the federal stimulus package and comes from NSF’s Emerging Frontiers in Research and Innovation program. Dunaliella. Source: Texas A&M. Click to enlarge.

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Volvo unveils medium heavy engine

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Placing the focus for his company on internal efficiency, Volvo CEO Leif Johansson announced that the Group has developed its own medium heavy engine that will be used in trucks and buses from 2010. It will concentrate on internal efficiency going forward, such as by developing its own synergies. He also noted a slight upturn in certain countries including China, Japan and India, thanks to Government stimulus packages.

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Profile: Farmers Ethanol: Focusing on Sustainable Corn Ethanol Production and a Triple Bottom Line

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At the recent International Biomass Conference and Expo in Portland Oregon, Edward Einowski, a partner in the law firm Stoel Rives and an expert on biomass project financing, provided an overview of today’s financial situation: “ There has been a tremendous push towards quality ” said Einowski. Rob Kurtz, a project manager for BBI International, was another keynote speaker and an authority on biofuels plants. by Bill Cooke. Farmers’ Ethanol biorefinery process. Click to enlarge.

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2020 Top 10 Countries in the Global EV Revolution

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Most of this was driven by Europe, where strict cash penalties levied directly on automakers, for each ICE (internal-combustion engine) sold, came into effect January 2020 — and simply worked! Welcome to the 7th Annual Top 10 EV Countries list — my own very personal version of March Madness!

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