New Mexico adopts Clean Cars Rule

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The New Mexico Environmental Improvement Board (EIB) and the Albuquerque-Bernalillo County Air Quality Control Board (AQCB) have each adopted the Clean Car Rule after a joint public hearing. Their independent approval of the Clean Car Rule allows California’s Advanced Clean Cars to be implemented statewide in New Mexico beginning 1 July 2022. —New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) Cabinet Secretary James Kenney.

Dürr builds high automation paint shop for Ford in Mexico

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Dürr has built a high-tech paint shop for Ford in Hermosillo, Mexico, in order to accommodate a new vehicle that Ford will be producing. The project in Hermosillo represents the largest order that Ford has given to Dürr in Mexico.

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Mexico and Canada are the biggest recipients of US petroleum exports

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mmbd of petroleum to Mexico in 2019, which was 14% of total US petroleum exports, according to the US Energy Information Administration (EIA). Total US petroleum exports have been increasing over the last 10 years, reaching an all-time high of 8.5 million barrels per day (mmbd) in 2019.

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Noodoe EV charging Expanded its EV Charging Footprint to Mexico

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"Mexico, like the rest of North America, is moving to electric vehicles in a big way, and Noodoe will be there to support with EV installations in hotels, shopping centers, gas stations and office buildings.". EV Charging Stations Specific Technologies EV Charging Mexico Noodoe EV

bp starts up Manuel project in deepwater Gulf of Mexico; 20,100 boe/d

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bp announced the safe start-up of the Manuel project in the US Gulf of Mexico, the fourth of five major projects expected to be delivered globally in 2021. bp anticipates growth in its production in the US Gulf of Mexico to more than 400,000 boe/d by the mid-2020s.

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DiDi to introduce first shared EV fleet to Mexico; 700+ EVs and hybrids to start

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Didi Chuxing (DiDi), the world’s leading mobile transportation platform, will launch Latin America’s first shared electric vehicle (EV) fleet through its app in Mexico, as the company further invests in sustainable transportation innovations in the region.

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Daimler Trucks’ Autonomous Technology Group adding testing center in New Mexico

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Now, the Autonomous Technology Group will extend its testing to New Mexico by building up a new testing center in Albuquerque.

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LG Magna e-Powertrain celebrates groundbreaking of new facility in Mexico; electric powertrain components for GM from 2023

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Magna), celebrated the groundbreaking of its new plant in Ramos Arizpe, Mexico. LG Magna e-Powertrain, a joint venture (JV) between LG Electronics (LG) and Magna International Inc. Scheduled for completion in 2023, the new facility will produce inverters, motors, and on-board chargers to support General Motors’ electric vehicle (EV) production. The 260,000 square foot plant will be LG Magna e-Powertrain’s first production base in North America and is expected to create around 400 new jobs.

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Ford Moving Electric Car Production to Mexico

The post Ford Moving Electric Car Production to Mexico appeared first on Ford Motor Company has sent shockwaves through the motor vehicle industry circles with a surprise decision to relocate the production of one of its latest electric.

2021 New Mexico Wildfires: When, Why, and How to Stay Safe

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By Vijay Limaye Noah Long More frequent and intense wildfires in New Mexico are a clear sign that the climate crisis is here. The post 2021 New Mexico Wildfires: When, Why, and How to Stay Safe appeared first on EV Obsession. Research Science New Mexico Wildfires

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).

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US to expand offshore wind in the Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico


The Biden administration’s Department of the Interior yesterday announced new actions to build offshore wind farms in the Atlantic, off the coasts of Massachusetts and the Carolinas, and in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Tesla finds loophole to New Mexico’s dumb ban by launching on tribal land


Tesla has found a loophole to get around New Mexico’s ban on direct car sales by launching their first store and service center on tribal land. more… The post Tesla finds loophole to New Mexico’s dumb ban by launching on tribal land appeared first on Electrek.

Xcel Energy launches EV smart charging pilot in Colorado; Transportation Electrification Plan for New Mexico approved

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Xcel Energy provides the energy that powers millions of homes and businesses across eight Western and Midwestern states: Colorado, Michigan, Minnesota, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas and Wisconsin. These programs and offerings make up the company’s New Mexico Transportation Electrification Plan. Additional detail on New Mexico programs will be added when these programs are launched in 2022.

Volkswagen launches digital push to drive manufacturing performance in US and Mexico

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Volkswagen has launched a digital transformation push across its assembly plants in the United States and Mexico. The company aims to drive a 30% increase in manufacturing performance for its electric vehicle assembly and large-scale car assembly in Chattanooga, TN, and Puebla, Mexico, by 2025.

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Chevron-led consortium executes Mexico deepwater contract

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An international consortium operated by Chevron Corporation’s subsidiary, Chevron Energía de Mexico, S de R.L. signed an exploration contract with Mexico’s National Hydrocarbons Commission (CNH), representing the Mexican government, for Block 3 in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico. The consortium, which also includes partners Pemex Exploración y Producción and INPEX CORPORATION, was awarded the block on 5 December 2016, during Mexico’s 1.4

Why did a Gulf of Mexico oil drilling lease sale just happen under Biden?


The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) held a lease sale in the Gulf of Mexico yesterday for oil and gas drilling rights. more… The post Why did a Gulf of Mexico oil drilling lease sale just happen under Biden?

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‘Discriminatory’ EV tax credit could bring Mexico-imposed tariffs


She stated that it was “not a desirable” course of action, but stated that Mexico will do anything in its power to support its automotive industry. Reuters says Mexico’s automotive sector employs around one million people.

New Mexico ski resort looks to reach net-zero emissions with help of a 100% electric snow groomer


Taos Ski Valley in New Mexico recently became the first North American ski resort to use a fully-electric snow groomer, by putting a PistenBully 100 E into operation.

Leo Electric Scooter?s Experience from Tel Aviv Rides to Selina Hotels in Mexico

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s Experience from Tel Aviv Rides to Selina Hotels in Mexico appeared first on EV Obsession. Electric Scooters Electric Vehicles in Leo Electric Scooter Mexico Selina Hotels

El Paso Electric files transportation electrification plan with the New Mexico PRC

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El Paso Electric (EPE) has filed its Transportation Electrification Plan (TEP) with the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission ( NMPRC ) for approval. El Paso Electric is a regional electric utility providing generation, transmission and distribution service to approximately 441,200 retail and wholesale customers in a 10,000-square mile area of the Rio Grande valley in west Texas and southern New Mexico.

GM plans $1B electric vehicle future for Mexico plant, UAW cries foul

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General Motors on Thursday announced that it will invest $1 billion in its Ramos Arizpe, Mexico, facility. The plant, which currently makes the Chevrolet Equinox and Blazer SUVs, and once built Pontiac Azteks, is the next step in laying the groundwork for the company’s electric future.

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Tesla sidesteps New Mexico ban by building service center in tribal land


Tesla has effectively sidestepped a New Mexico law that was barring the company from operating a service center for EV owners in the state. For the longest time, Tesla owners in New Mexico had to drive out-of-state to centers in Colorado or Arizona just to get their vehicles serviced.

Three New Mexico school districts to operate 17 Blue Bird propane school buses; first in state

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In a partnership with the New Mexico Public Education Department, Los Lunas Public Schools, Magdalena Municipal School District and Moriarty-Edgewood School District have each purchased school buses fueled by propane autogas.

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Mexico Considering Tariffs Due To Proposed US EV Tax Credit


Mexico's Economy Minister calls the potential tax credit discriminatory and is looking at various legal options

Canadian Pacific and Kansas City Southern to combine to create first US-Mexico-Canada rail network; $29B enterprise value

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Following final approval from the Surface Transportation Board (STB), the transaction will combine the two railroads to create the first rail network connecting the US, Mexico, and Canada.

VW Mexico signs 20-year agreement for 130MW of wind energy from Mexico Power Group

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Volkswagen Mexico has signed a 20-year agreement to purchase 130 megawatts (MW) of renewable energy from Mexico Power Group’s La Bufa wind farm development in Zacatecas, Mexico. The wind power will be utilized in Volkswagen Mexico’s plant in Puebla, which is the largest automobile manufacturing plant in North America producing approximately 2,500 vehicles a day, and in its engine manufacturing plant in Silao, Guanajuato.

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The US explores offshore wind energy potential in the Gulf of Mexico


The US Department of the Interior said yesterday that it will explore offshore wind energy potential on the Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf (OCS). more… The post The US explores offshore wind energy potential in the Gulf of Mexico appeared first on Electrek.

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GM plans to invest $1 billion to manufacture electric vehicles in Mexico

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GM plans to invest $1 billion to manufacture electric vehicles in Mexico. General Motors has announced its plans to invest $1 billion to manufacture electric vehicles in Mexico adding the 5th plant in North America with EV production capacity.

EGEB: GM plans to invest $1 billion in its Mexico site to build electric vehicles


In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): GM says it plans to invest $1 billion in a plant in Mexico to build electric vehicles. more… The post EGEB: GM plans to invest $1 billion in its Mexico site to build electric vehicles appeared first on Electrek.

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Cross-Border Carbon: Mexico Sets Limit On Climate-Change Emissions

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Mexico is officially joining the cadre of nations seeking to limit climate change, with a formal promise to cut its greenhouse-gas emissions. global warming energy policy mexico greenhouse gas climate change The country is one of the first to issue a plan for emissions reduction as part of a cooperative international effort that is being coordinated by the United Nations. MORE: U.S. And China Agree To Curb.

Small cars leave U.S.: Ford to build next Focus in Mexico (Model E too)

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Ford confirmed yesterday that it will move small-car production to Mexico, joining Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) in eliminating small passenger cars from its U.S. Manufacturing mexicoThey may be known as the "Detroit Three," but the biggest U.S. automakers are exporting production of small cars elsewhere. factories. Two years hence, only General Motors will still.

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Kia Motors Mexico announces first hybrid model for local market

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Kia Motors Mexico celebrated its first anniversary in the country with the announcement of the arrival of Kia Niro Hybrid Utility Vehicle (HUV) to the Mexican market at the end of the current year. With the introduction of Niro, Kia Motors will offer its first hybrid vehicle in Mexico and will strengthen its product lineup in the country. With 34,517 units sold during the first 12 months of operation in Mexico, Kia has become the ninth best-selling brand in the country.

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California and Mexico sign agreement to reduce GHGs

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and Mexico’s Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Undersecretary Rodolfo Lacy and Mexican National Forestry Commission Director General Jorge Rescala Pérez signed an agreement to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs). On Monday, California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.

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Ford building new $1.6B plant in Mexico for small cars

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billion in a new small car plant in Mexico, building a new manufacturing site in San Luis Potosi State. This investment comes during Ford’s 91 st year in Mexico, including manufacturing vehicles since 1925. Mexico is Ford’s fourth-largest vehicle manufacturing site for global customers—behind the US, China and Germany. Ford is investing US$1.6 Construction begins this summer. Specific vehicles being produced at the new facility will be announced later.

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Ford investing $2.5B for new engine, transmission plants in Mexico

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The investment, which comes during the celebration of Ford’s 90 th anniversary in the country, will bring 3,800 direct new jobs plus additional indirect jobs to Mexico. As a result of these investments, the Ford Engine Plant in Chihuahua will become the biggest engine plant in Mexico. Ford has 11,300 employees in Mexico. The Ford Fiesta, Fusion and Lincoln MKZ as well as the hybrid versions of both are manufactured in Mexico. Ford is investing $2.5

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Tesla Finds Loophole Around New Mexico’s Ban On Direct Car Sales


By building on tribal land, Tesla has seemingly bypassed a law preventing them from building stores and service centers in New Mexico

Chevron announces “significant” oil discovery in deepwater Gulf of Mexico

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Chevron Corporation announced a significant oil discovery at the Anchor prospect in the deepwater US Gulf of Mexico. The Anchor discovery, along with the previously announced Guadalupe discovery, are significant finds for us in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico. Anchor is Chevron’s second discovery in the deepwater Gulf in less than a year. Chevron subsidiary Chevron USA is the operator, with a 55% working interest in the Anchor prospect.

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VIA launches electric vehicle assembly plant in Mexico

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VIA Motors inaugurated its first high volume electric vehicle assembly line this week at its new facility in San Luis Potosi, Mexico. The new facility is strategically located in a free trade zone near several major automakers and suppliers.

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Constellium to open Mexico plant for automotive aluminum structural components

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intends to open a new manufacturing facility in Mexico to produce aluminium automotive structural components. This plant, located in San Luis Potosí, will allow Constellium to respond to increasing demand for lightweight, high-strength aluminium Crash Management Systems and automotive structures for the expanding auto industry in Mexico. Constellium N.V.

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BMW Group opens >$1B plant in San Luis Potosi, Mexico; digitalization and new sustainability benchmarks

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The BMW Group officially opened the company’s new automotive plant in San Luis Potosi in Mexico. This digital job card is being used for the first time at the BMW Group plant in Mexico. The new plant in Mexico expands the BMW Group production network to a total of 31 locations. The company has invested more than US$1 billion in the new production location.

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Wrangler 4xe lift, GM Mexico investment, charging apps: Today’s Car News

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GM faces some backlash for a big investment in EVs in Mexico. Jeep rolls out some cool aftermarket pieces for its plug-in hybrid Wrangler. And EV charging apps are cause for confusion. This and more, here at Green Car Reports.

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Team finds high concentrations of combustion- and friction-derived magnetic air pollution nanoparticles in human hearts in Mexico City

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In Mexico City, residents are exposed year-round to airborne PM concentrations above the National Air Ambient Quality Standards (NAAQS) for the US; both the PM 2.5

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