Renault plant to set new standard in environmental impact

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EPA staffers told how to downplay climate change in leaked memo

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EPA administrator Scott Pruitt would be controversial even if he hadn't flown to Morocco in December (first-class, on the taxpayer dime) to lobby the country on the benefits of liquified natural gas while living in a condo owned by a lobbyist for the country's largest LNG exporter.

Fisker’s Karma coming around in Europe

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Fisker’s European expansion continues apace with the news that car dealer group Guarnieri will exclusively import and market all Fisker vehicles in Spain, Portugal and Morocco. Guarnieri has dealerships and showrooms across the region, with a large and loyal customer base and a track-record of success with premium manufacturers including BMW, Porsche, Ferrari, and McLaren. [.]. Fisker Europe Fisker Karma Sales

Renault-Nissan Tangier plant inaugurates second production line; 340K vehicles per year, largest in Africa

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The result of a public-private partnership between the Kingdom of Morocco and the Renault group, the second line makes the plant the largest in Africa. The Renault-Nissan Tangier plant inaugurated its second production line. The new line will increase the site’s output capacity to 340,000 vehicles a year, starting in 2014. It required an investment of €400 million and will produce Dacia Sandero and Dacia Sandero Stepway, two leading models in the Dacia range.

Prayon and Pulead to create JV for manufacture and sale of lithium iron phosphate material for Li-ion batteries

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Jointly owned by OCP (Morocco) and SRIW (Belgium), Prayon manufactures and markets an extensive range of purified phosphoric acids, phosphate salts and fluorine products that are used in food, fertilisers and a range of industrial applications. Major cathode material producer Pulead (China) and phosphate leader Prayon (Belgium) have entered into an agreement to form a joint venture for the manufacture and sale of lithium iron phosphate (LFP) under licence from LiFePO 4 +C Licensing LLC.

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Skeleton Technologies joins Flying Whales program to develop next generation of heavy-lift, large-capacity airships

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For that purpose Morocco will become the “third parent country” of Flying Whales. European ultracapacitor manufacturer Skeleton Technologies will join French firm Flying Whales’ program to build a 60-ton Large Capacity Airship (LCA60T, for the global transport market.

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Syrian oil ministry announces oil shale tender

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Established by Egypt, Jordan, Morocco, Syria and Turkey in partnership with regional and international companies, the centre aims to develop a joint environmental and energy framework, establish common standards for studying and utilizing oil share resources, and attract investors in the sector.).

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Umicore and Prayon form beLife JV to develop and produce phosphate-based cathode materials for lithium-ion batteries

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Jointly owned by OCP SA (Office Chérifien des Phosphates, Morocco) and SRIW (Belgium), Prayon. Materials company Umicore and phosphate producer Prayon are forming a joint venture—beLife—to develop and produce. phosphate-based cathode materials for use in lithium-ion (Li-ion) rechargeable batteries. The JV is set up on a 51 (Prayon): 49 (Umicore) ownership basis.

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IEA: Estonia is pioneering technologies for more efficient and cleaner use of oil shale

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There are also significant reserves in Jordan, Morocco, Sweden, Syria and Turkey.

Mercedes-Benz introduces its mid-size pickup truck: the X-Class leans on diesel

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Due to very specific market requirements, for example in Dubai and Morocco, the 122 kW/165 hp X 200 gasoline model is only available as a left-hand drive vehicle with rear wheel drive.

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

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Ricardo’s Rising-15 automotive markets include: Argentina; Egypt; Indonesia; Iran; Malaysia; Mexico; Morocco; Nigeria; Peru; the Philippines; South Africa; Thailand; Turkey; Ukraine; and Vietnam. Positioning the Rising 15. Source: Ricardo Consulting. Click to enlarge.

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Nissan Forecasts US$2.9B Loss for Fiscal Year; Cuts Planned Production by 20%

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Joint manufacturing projects with Alliance partner Renault in Morocco and India will be revised. In Morocco, Nissan will suspend its participation in the industrial project near Tangiers. With the release of its third-quarter fiscal year results, Nissan Motor Co., forecast an operating loss of ¥180 billion (US $1.9 billion and a net loss of ¥265 billion (US $2.58 billion) for the full fiscal year ending 31 March 2009.

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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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