Alstom and Snam to develop hydrogen trains in Italy

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Alstom and Snam, one of the world’s leading energy infrastructure companies, have signed a five-year agreement to develop hydrogen trains in Italy. This move is a further contribution to the decarbonisation of transport and to the development of hydrogen economy in Italy. We hope that Coradia ILint hydrogen trains will soon become a reality in Italy, too. Thanks to a partner like Snam we will be able to respond to the market by offering a full-fledged solution.

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Researchers suggests high level of air pollution in Northern Italy a co-factor in COVID-19 mortality rate

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Researchers from the University of Siena in Italy and Aarhus University in Denmark are suggesting that the high level of pollution in Northern Italy should be considered an additional co-factor of the high level of COVID-19 fatalities recorded in that area. The COVID-19 mortality rate is up to 12% in the northern part of Italy, while it is only approx. Emissions Health Market Background

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Italy to start electric road trials; Scania and Siemens; zero-impact eHighway

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The A35 Brebemi autostrada in northern Italy will become the latest location for road electrification technology, and Scania trucks fitted with Siemens pantographs and power connections are in line to carry out the initial trials. The plan for Italy follows similar projects in Sweden and Germany. The Scania trucks that will run on the A35 Brebemi contain tried and tested hybrid technology that was launched on the market in late 2016.

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Natural gas vehicle fleet in Italy climbs to 785,000 units

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Italy, the European leader in natural gas vehicle (NGV) adoption, has seen a 16% increase in its natural gas vehicle parc from 676,850 at the end of 2009 to 785,000 vehicles by early 2012. The availability of more new car models with ex-factory CNG options is pushing the growth of the NGV market share further. On the commercial vehicle side, Italy counts some 1,200 CNG trucks, mainly operating in garbage collection services, and 2,300 urban buses. NGVA Europe.

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Bus operators in Germany, Italy to procure 63 fuel cell buses; larger refueling stations

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Bus operators from Germany and South Tyrol, Italy are partnering to procure 63 fuel cell buses for their public transport systems as part of the EU-funded JIVE project (€106 million total cost, with €32 million coming from the EU). There is also the market barrier most new technologies face: the need to meet public demand through assured availability and reliability.

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European Commission opens infringement procedure against Italy over insufficient action on Fiat Chrysler emission control strategies

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The European Commission has launched an infringement procedure against Italy for failure to fulfil its obligations under EU vehicle type-approval legislation with regards to Fiat Chrysler (FCA) automobiles. The Commission sent a letter of formal notice asking Italy to respond to concerns about insufficient action taken regarding the emission control strategies employed by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles group (FCA).

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New Natural Gas Vehicle Registrations in Italy Capture 7.4% Market Share Jan-July 09

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of total passenger car registrations in Italy from January-July 2009, according to figures from NGVA Europe and ACEA (the European Automobile Manufacturers Association). Natural gas vehicle registrations in Italy reached a cumulative total of 99,192 units Jan-July according to NGVA Europe; total passenger car registrations in Italy for the period were 1,336,098, according to ACEA. New registrations of natural gas-powered passenger vehicles (OEM and retrofit) represented 7.4%

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New EV market share in Europe hits 7.2% in Q2 2020, up from 2.4% in same period last year

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In the second quarter of 2020, the market share of electrically-chargeable vehicles increased to 7.2% This represents a market share of 29.4%, down from 32% in 2019. All EU markets recorded strong double-digit drops so far this year. of the EU car market.

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Motor vehicle taxation brings in €440.4B for governments in major European markets

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New data shows that motor vehicles generate more than €440 billion in taxation per year for national governments in the major EU markets plus the UK, the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) reports. Italy ? Europe Market Background Policy Regulations

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ACEA: plug-in vehicles take 6.8% market share in Europe in Q1 2020; HEVs at 9.4%

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In the first quarter of 2020, the electrically-chargeable vehicle segment in Europe significantly increased its market share, rising to 6.8% (from 2.5% By contrast, demand for diesel and gasoline vehicles tumbled dramatically, although gasoline-powered cars still account for more than half of the EU market, according to the European Association of Automobile Manufacturers (ACEA). Diesel now holds a market share of 29.9% (down from 33.2% of the total EU car market.

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JATO: global vehicle sales fall by 39% in March; electrified vehicles up to 17.4% new registration market share in Europe

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With the pandemic spreading across the globe, strict lockdowns in key markets, combined with consumer panic and economic uncertainty, have all contributed to the huge decrease in sales last month. Registrations fell in all 27 markets, but with varying severity. Markets were significantly hit in Italy, France, Spain, Austria, Ireland, Slovenia, Greece and Portugal, where the combined volume fell from 634,600 units in March 2019 to 161,800 units last month.

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Cruze US diesel engine being co-developed with GM diesel center of excellence in Torino, Italy

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The coming Chevrolet Cruze diesel engine for the US market ( earlier post ) will leverage GM’s global powertrain expertise. For Cruze, powertrain engineers at GM’s diesel center of excellence in Torino, Italy, are working with counterparts in Pontiac, Mich., GM sold more than half a million diesel-powered cars across Europe, Asia, Africa and South America last year, including 33,000 Cruzes.

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Westport to acquire gas fuel system provider Emer S.p.A. of Italy

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Emer), of Brescia, Italy, for €27 million (approximately US$39.6 The combined operations, under Westport’s Juniper Engines business, will offer a complete systems solution to OEMs looking to take advantage of the growing alternative fuel market. Highlights of Emer include: Leading market position in high pressure natural gas components: tank valves, filling valves, fuel lines, filters; operations ISO TS certified. Westport Innovations Inc.

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Renault-Nissan, Enel and Endesa to Partner on Electric Mobility in Italy, Spain and Latin America

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Enel, Endesa and the Renault-Nissan Alliance signed a Memorandum of Understanding aimed at developing electric mobility across several geographical areas in Italy, Spain and Latin America. Joint evaluation for development of pilot projects in areas to be identified in Italy, Spain and Latin America. In late 2010, Nissan will launch LEAF, an all-electric vehicle for the global mass market.

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JATO: Euro car market drops 7.9% in June; SUV demand slows; Tesla posts highest market share gain

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The European car market dropped in June 2019 as 1.49 It was the biggest monthly drop so far in 2019, as only four out of the 27 markets included in JATO’s analysis posted growth but counted for a marginal 2.6% The diesel crisis is particularly challenging in Scandinavia, where electric cars continue to increase their market share. In June 2019, diesel car registrations fell by 21% and made up 31% of the total market, while demand for electrified vehicles increased by 20%.

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Honda technology detects the potential for traffic congestion with the goal to prevent traffic jams; public-road testing in Italy and Indonesia

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With the goal to bring this technology to market, Honda will begin the first public-road testing of the technology in Italy and Indonesia in May and July of this year, respectively, to verify the effectiveness of the technology in minimizing vehicle congestion. Congestion prevention or minimization using the new system. Click to enlarge. Honda Motor Co.,

JATO Dynamics: in decline of Euro new car market, electrified vehicles increase share to almost 13%

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The decline of the European new car market has continued throughout February. As of 29 February, JATO data has shown that the impact of COVID-19 had yet to hit the European automotive market. The volume of electrified vehicles more than doubled in Germany and France—their biggest markets. In terms of market share, electrified vehicles represented 75% of all passenger cars registrations in Norway; 33% in Sweden; 31% in Finland; 22% in Netherlands; and 17% in Hungary.

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Westport Acquires OMVL of Italy and 100% of Juniper Engines for 19M; Launching a Light-Duty Automotive Strategy for Alternative Fuel Engines

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and SIT Group of Italy (the owner of OMVL), will become, indirectly, wholly owned by Westport. Juniper will grow the business through new OEM relationships and continued strong aftermarket sales, leveraging OMVL’s capabilities and assembly facilities in Italy and Argentina that today supply Europe, Asia and the Americas. Westport Innovations Inc. has acquired 100% of the outstanding shares of OMVL SpA and OMVL’s 51% share of Juniper Engines Inc. for a combined consideration of €19.0

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Snam and Baker Hughes test world’s first hydrogen blend turbine for gas networks

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The test took place at Baker Hughes’ facility in Florence, Italy with a Baker Hughes’ NovaLT12 gas turbine. The turbine will be installed by 2021 at Snam’s compressor station of Istrana, in the province of Treviso, Italy. Today, 70% of Snam’s pipelines are already built with hydrogen-ready pipes to help contribute to the reduction of CO 2 emissions in Italy. Engines Europe Hydrogen Infrastructure Market Background Natural Gas Power Generation

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Snam and RINA team up to accelerate the development of hydrogen sector

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Italy-based Snam, a global energy infrastructure company, and RINA, a global testing, inspection, certification and engineering consultancy services firm, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate in the hydrogen sector, in order to realize the significant potential of hydrogen as a fundamental energy carrier. Italy and its companies have the opportunity to pioneer this approach at an international level.

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European car market logs best year for alternative fueled vehicles, lowest diesel share since 2001

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The European car market remained stable during 2018, as 15.6 It was the best result since 2007, when the market peaked with 16.02 Strong results in Q2, where the market was up by 4.8%, and Q3, where the market was up by 1.1%, were enough to offset the large decline posted in Q4, where the market dropped by 7.5% Globally, Europe was the world’s third-largest car market behind China and the US. market share.

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Roland Berger and fka Index: China to dominate EV market and industry in foreseeable future

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The consultancy says that China will dominate both the market and the industry in the foreseeable future. The index assess the relative competitive position of the seven leading automotive nations (Germany, France, Italy, the US, Japan, China and South Korea) on the basis of three key indicators: technology; industry; and market. Market. The market indicator reflects electric vehicles’ current share of the overall vehicle market (over a 12-month period).

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Tesla Model 3 Europe’s best-selling pure EV in February in its first full month on the market

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The hotly anticipated car excelled during its first full month on the European market and became the best-selling BEV. Overall, the European car market registered its sixth consecutive month of decline in February 2019, as 1.14 The Swedish and Finnish markets also saw declines of 15% and 11%, respectively, as the two countries continued to struggle to come to grips with the introduction of WLTP.

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ACEA: EU commercial vehicle registrations: down 23.2% in Q1 2020; -47.3% in March

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Each vehicle segment was strongly affected by the fallout of the COVID-19 outbreak and all 27 EU markets recorded substantial declines last month. The strongest drops were posted by Italy (-66.1%), Spain (-64.4%) and France (-63.1%). In the first quarter of 2020, the EU commercial vehicle market contracted by 23.2% The four major markets, Spain (-31.7%), France (-26.9%), Italy (-26.6%) and Germany (-14.4%), all faced double-digit losses so far this year.

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Euro Big 5 auto markets up 8.6% in April, SUVs continue to dominate; shift in segment shares

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Led by strong growth in Spain and Italy, new car registrations in Europe’s Big 5 markets grew by 8.6% million, April produced further gains across the top five European markets with SUVs driving higher volume and counting for 24.4% Germany continued to lead the market, with volume up by 8.4% However, the largest growth figures were recorded in Italy and Spain, where April’s volumes grew by 12.3% market share at 116,400 units. market share (vs.

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European new car market continued to shrink in October

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In October, the EU market of new passenger cars continued to shrink, although at a slightly slower pace than in the previous months, according to data released by the European Association of Automobile Manufacturers (ACEA). While the German market remained quite stable (+0.5%), the UK expanded by 12.1%. France (-7.8%), Italy (-12.4%) and Spain (-21.7%) performed worse than in the same month a year ago.

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Refineries in the Americas produce a greater share of gasoline per barrel of crude oil than refineries in other world regions

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OECD Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czech Republic; Denmark; Estonia; Finland; France; Germany; Greece; Hungary; Iceland; Ireland; Italy; Latvia; Lithuania; Luxembourg; Netherlands; Switzerland; Norway; Poland; Portugal; Slovak Republic; Slovenia; Spain; Sweden; Turkey; United Kingdom. Fuels Market Background OilWhen processing petroleum, refineries can produce products in varying amounts to meet regional demands.

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Bosch overview of global diesel markets; optimistic about US, China

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In addition to the ongoing strength in the European market and India (the second-largest diesel market after Europe, Bosch sees potential strength in North America and China. Because diesel vehicles already account for a high share of the European market, opportunities for growth are correspondingly moderate. The European countries with the highest sales of diesel vehicles are Germany, France, Italy, Spain, and the UK.

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Ricardo study predicts that BRIC automotive markets will be eclipsed by the “Rising-15”

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A study by Ricardo Strategic Consulting has concluded that while sluggish automotive demand in Europe, Japan and North America will be balanced by the BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India and China) markets through 2020, thereafter the ‘Rising-15’ nations become the engine for profitable growth—assuming political stability. The study set out to analyse and compare the key indicators for social and economic development, and market drivers in 23 countries. Positioning the Rising 15.

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India to become third largest automotive market

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Having already surpassed France, the UK and Italy and establishing itself as the sixth largest automotive market in the world, India is now expected to become the third largest by 2020. Cars Green cars Latest news automotive market india Indian automotive market JD Power and AssociatesThat’s the prediction of a special report entitled “India Automotive 2020: The Next Giant from Asia” released by JD Power and Associates. It highlights [.].

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ACEA: data show EU market for electric cars highly fragmented; need for inclusive measures

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The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) has published new data demonstrating the correlation between the market uptake of electrically-chargeable vehicles (ECVs) and both GDP and customer incentives. ACEA’s new data shows that an ECV market share of above 1% only occurs in Western European countries with a GDP per capita of more than €30,000 (US$35,000). By contrast, almost half of all EU member states have an ECV market share of 0.5% Italy.

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Enel acquires eMotorWerks to provide grid balancing solutions and tap into US e-mobility market

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The acquisition of eMotorWerks marks Enel’s entrance into the US electric mobility market. This acquisition further substantiates the implementation of Enel’s strategy to deliver, innovative customer-focused products and services to the market, such as smart charging, integration between electric vehicles and distributed generation resources, as well as grid balancing and V2G services. Enel S.p.A.,

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JATO: new diesel car volume in Europe in October dropped 9.9%; 41.4% market share lowest in 10 years

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of the market—an increase in market share of 5.1 of the total market, the lowest market share for October in the last ten years. In contrast, alternative fuel vehicles (AFVs) reported the second highest market share ever recorded in October 2017, with 66,000 electric and hybrid vehicles registered. of the market. New vehicle sales in Europe in October 2017 increased 5.6% year-on-year to 1,202,877 units, according to figures from JATO Dynamics.

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New smart fortwo making official premiere in China at Auto Shanghai; China to be largest market

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Following the successful market launch in Europe with a surge in new registrations (+22.7% China is well on the way to becoming the largest market worldwide for smart. Just five years after the market launch, in 2014 China (including Hong Kong) had already become smart’s second-largest market (after Germany and ahead of Italy) with almost 18,000 vehicles sold. In the first quarter of 2015 China was the largest single market for Mercedes-Benz cars.

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Pike Research forecasts hybrids and plug-ins to grow to 4% of European market in 2020

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Pike’s projected vehicle sales by electrified drivetrain, European markets: 2012–2020. of the market in Europe in 2012 to 4% in 2020. While that is still a small portion of the market, it represents more than 827,000 vehicles per year, Pike notes. In contrast, only four countries are expected to exceed a volume of greater than 100,000 plug-in hybrid vehicles—Germany, France, Italy, and the United Kingdom—representing 52% of the total.

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JATO Dynamics: SUVs continue to drive growth in Europe’s big 5 markets

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The latest figures for Europe’s top 5 markets—Germany, UK, Italy, France and Spain—show further positive results for March 2016. The total for the Big 5 markets surpassed the one million units mark, rising to 1.36 million across the five markets. The SUV boom continued at an impressive pace, with the segment gaining even more market share, with sales growth of 22% during March, and an overall 25% increase in Q1 of 2016.

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INRIX: US traffic down 30% in March due to COVID-19

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Italy, the first nation to lockdown, traffic dropped 65% overall, 70% in personal vehicle travel. Behavior Health Market Background PolicyINRIX has published the first in what it says will be an ongoing series of reports on road traffic demand changes from the COVID-19 virus spread.

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J.D. Power study pegs India as 3rd largest vehicle market by 2020; small car focus

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India surpassed France, the United Kingdom and Italy to become the sixth-largest automotive market in the world in 2010, and it is expected to become one of the three largest automotive markets in the world by 2020, according to a special report titled “India Automotive 2020: The Next Giant from Asia,” released by J.D. India has quickly become one of the largest and fastest-growing automotive markets in the world. India Market Background

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Snam and Saipem sign MoU to work together on green hydrogen development and CO2 capture

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Italy-based Snam, a leading energy infrastructure operator, and Saipem, an Italian multinational oilfield services company, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to start working together to define and to develop initiatives for green hydrogen production and transport, and for carbon dioxide capture, transport and reuse or storage (CCS and CCU). Carbon Capture and Conversion (CCC) Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) Hydrogen Hydrogen Production Market Background Oil Power-to-Gas

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AlixPartners finds limited consumer willingness to pay for autonomous vehicles but enthusiasm for robo-taxis

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Consumers in China, the world’s largest auto market, were the most enthusiastic, at 84%. Autonomous driving Market Background Ridesharing Surveys

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EPHA: Coronavirus threat greater for polluted cities; clean air returning to cities in lockdown

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Dr Sara De Matteis, Associate Professor in Occupational and Environmental Medicine at Cagliari University, Italy, and member of the ERS Environmental Health Committee said: Urban air quality has improved in the last half century, but petrol and especially diesel vehicle fumes remain a serious problem. One hotspot is Northern Italy, center of Europe’s Coronavirus outbreak. Emissions Health Market Background Urban mobility

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Report: Japan carmakers downsizing in Europe as market shrinks

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’s decision to cut stop producing the Colt subcompact there highlight the a downsizing trend in Europe for Japanese carmakers as the new-vehicle market there shrinks. The EU market for new passenger cars declined by 5.5% 2013, though it will continue after-service operations in the market. shut one of two production lines at a UK factory last August, shifting its focus to emerging markets. Such incentives also expired in Italy and elsewhere.

Punch Group acquires GM propulsion engineering center in Turin; global center of excellence for diesel

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Belgium-based Punch Group has acquired GM’s propulsion engineering center in Turin, Italy. The GM Powertrain Engineering Development Center in Turin, Italy was the project leader for the US Chevrolet Cruze diesel and was the engineering center responsible for the engineering for the majority of the millions of small-displacement GM diesel engines sold throughout the world. Diesel Engines Europe Market Background Vehicle Manufacturers

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