Boles?awiec orders two Solaris 8.9m electric buses and chargers; 28th city in Poland with Solaris e-buses

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Since the première of its first electric bus, Solaris has supplied or secured orders for nearly 900 battery buses from customers in 18 countries, including for more than 350 vehicles in Poland. Solaris has secured another contract for the delivery of electric buses on the Polish market.

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Toyota plant in Poland to produce second hybrid transmission in 2021

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Starting in 2021, Toyota Motor Manufacturing Poland (TMMP) plans to produce a second electronic continuously variable transmission (e-CVT) at its plant in Wa?brzych. brzych. With this €70-million investment, TMMP will also be producing one of the electric motors that is integral to Toyota’s hybrid electric powertrain system.

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Mercedes-Benz Cars to build battery factory in Jawor, Poland; ninth in its global network

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Mercedes-Benz Cars will build a battery factory at the site in Jawor, Poland, and thus extend its global battery production network to nine factories. After the production of high-tech engines, we will establish additional future technology in Poland. This will be the first production site of Mercedes-Benz Cars in Poland and will offer more than 1,000 jobs.

Daimler plans new €500M engine plant in Poland

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Daimler AG plans to invest approximately €500 million (US$576 million) in a new production facility in Poland. The first Mercedes-Benz Cars plant in Poland is to be established in Jawor, about 70 kilometers west of Wroclaw, and will produce four-cylinder gasoline and diesel engines for Mercedes-Benz passenger cars.

Poland NCBJ report concludes small modular reactors unlikely to play key role as basic electricity source in Poland

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A new report published by Poland’s National Center for Nuclear Research (Narodowe Centrum Bada? drowych, NCBJ) concludes that while small modular reactor (SMR) nuclear power plants (NPPs) might become important for Polish power industry, it is very unlikely that they will ever play a key role as basic electricity source in Poland. Our government’s policy is to develop in Poland by 2030 nuclear reactors of a combined electric power [of] 6000 MW.

Toyota to produce hybrid transaxle and new gasoline engines in Poland; adjusting to shrinking diesel share in Europe

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Toyota Motor Europe will start production of a hybrid transaxle in 2018 at Toyota Motor Manufacturing Poland (TMMP) in Walbrzych, and add two gasoline engines—a 1.5L in 2019—at Toyota Motor Industries, Poland (TMIP) in Jelcz-Laskowice. —Kazunori Masuoka, President of Toyota Motor Industries Poland.

ADM to acquire rapeseed processing and biodiesel company in Poland

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Elstar, located in northern Poland, operates a rapeseed crushing, refining, solid-fat packaging and oil bottling facility in Czernin and a fully-automated biodiesel facility in Malbork. Poland is an important origination and consumer market for ADM. The biodiesel plant will enable ADM to develop the biodiesel market in Poland and fits well within the company’s integrated business model.

Mercedes-Benz begins construction of new €500M engine plant in Jawor, Poland

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Mercedes-Benz has started construction of its first plant in Poland. The new site in Jawor, comprising an area of around 50 hectares, is the second engine production plant run by Mercedes-Benz Cars outside of Germany. Daimler is investing around €500 million in the new production site for four-cylinder engines for Mercedes-Benz passenger cars; around 500 jobs will be created. Mercedes-Benz expects the engine plant in Jawor to combine the latest sector standards with Industry 4.0

GM to invest $341M in plant in Poland for new mid-size diesel engine

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General Motors will build its new generation midsize diesel engine family at the GM Manufacturing Poland plant in Tychy. The GM Manufacturing Poland plants in Gliwice and Tychy employ 3,500 people. With today’s announcement, total GM investments in Poland will amount to more than €1 billion (US$1.4 Start of production of the all-aluminum 1.6-liter four-cylinder diesel engine is scheduled for 2017.

Platts reports Poland to allow blenders to cut biofuel mandates by 15%

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In order to take advantage of the provision, transport fuel suppliers have to demonstrate that at least 70% of the biofuels they blend each year come from “registered producers,” both from Poland and other countries, said the source at Poland’s Agency of Agricultural Market, or ARR, the agency’s Polish-language acronym.

Volkswagen Group reorganizing some international production; new Poland plant for Crafter

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nia, Poland to build the successor to the Volkswagen Crafter van. With the decision to produce the Crafter in Poland, we have laid the foundations for the strategic reorientation of our light commercial vehicles. and will be the second location of Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles in Poland in addition to the plant at Pozna?, The Volkswagen Group is re-ordering major parts of its international plant capacity deployment. The Group is building a new plant at Wrze?nia,

80-Foot Long Electric Bus Concept From Poland: Uses Fuel Cells Too

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Aggressive promotion by carmakers is slowly getting the public used to the idea of electric vehicles, but probably not ones like this. This massive plug-in electric bus concept comes from Polish bus-maker Solaris--and it uses fuel cells too. DON''T MISS: Portland Tests BYD K9 All-Electric Passenger Bus: Quick Ride The 24-meter (78.7

Altairnano working with TAURON on Li-ion energy storage systems demonstration research project in Poland

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TAURON) jointly to determine the necessary infrastructure needs for stationary energy storage systems based on lithium titanate batteries, and for the construction of power and frequency stabilization systems in Poland. Poland’s second-largest energy company. Altairnano has entered into an agreement with TAURON Dystrybucja S.A.

Poland-based Romet Introduces Low-Cost NEV Prototype

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Polish firm Romet presented at Intermot 2010 in Cologne a prototype of small neighborhood electric car (NEV) named 4E (Electric, Economic, Ecologic, Easy). The 4E may go into production in 2011, mainly for Western European markets. The Romet 4E. Click to enlarge.

Fiat Powertrain Acquiring GMs Share of Poland 1.3L Diesel Engine JV

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Fiat Powertrain Technologies (FPT) and General Motors (GM) have signed a preliminary share transfer agreement for FPT to acquire GM’s 50% share in FIAT-GM Powertrain Polska, an engine manufacturing joint venture in the special economic zone of Bielsko- Biala, Poland.

EPA rolls back emissions standards on coal plants

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The proposal came on the eve of a climate summit in Poland that started over the weekend where world leaders were set to codify the next steps in. On Thursday, EPA Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced a new rule that will allow coal-fired power plants to emit more than 35 percent more global warming pollution than the current law allows.

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Report: Global CO2 emissions at record levels in 2018

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The report by the Global Carbon Project came out just as world leaders gathered in Poland to discuss the next steps for reducing carbon emissions under the. Blame China—and India. Global carbon emissions are on the rise, and hit record levels in 2018, after remaining flat in 2016 and experiencing a small gain last year, a new report shows.

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Tesla and Mercedes batteries, less-affordable electrics, Twitter poll results: Today's Car News

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Mercedes-Benz investing in battery production in Poland. A new report says Tesla is looking for new battery partners in China. Volkswagen's chairman says small electric cars won't be as affordable for low-income consumers as internal combustion models. And our readers weigh in on whether they'd buy an electric Cadillac. All this and more on Green. Mercedes-Benz lithium-ion batteries

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Automakers face big fines in Europe for missing CO2 targets

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As global leaders meet in Poland to hammer out details about how to meet Paris Climate Accord targets, a new study shows that European automakers aren't introducing electric cars nearly fast enough to meet European standards—and the delay could cost them.

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Will climate talks bring real progress? Twitter poll results

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Last month, world leaders met in Poland to agree on the next steps in measuring and limiting climate change. Despite the U.S., Australia, Russia, Saudi Arabia and others meeting on the sidelines to promote burning coal, the leaders reached some agreements on how the Paris Climate Accords will be implemented when it goes into effect in 2020: Each. climate change Polls

Will climate talks bring real progress? Take our Twitter poll

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Last weekend, climate talks in Poland wrapped up by scraping a length of thorns off the Paris-agreement rose stem. Global leaders de-thorned issues as sharp as how nations will measure progress toward reducing greenhouse-gas emissions, whether planting more forests should count, for example, how countries will report on progress, and how those. climate change Polls

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Ghosn charged, more ultra-fast chargers, EPA rollbacks: Today's Car News

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As world leaders gather at a climate conference in Poland, the U.S. EPA proposes new looser standards for coal plants. A VW executive says electric cars could spell the end of front-wheel drive. And Electrify America opens its first two 350-kilowatt DC fast chargers a few miles from the Tesla factory. All this and more on Green Car Reports

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To Hell With The Grownups. I’m Now With Greta & #FridaysForFuture

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By early December Great was at the UN Climate Talks in Poland and addressing the attendees.

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Johnson Matthey achieves two major milestones in commercialization of eLNO

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Johnson Matthey (JM) has accomplished two major strategic developments in the commercialization of eLNO, its portfolio of market-leading ultra-high energy battery cathode materials ( earlier post ): Site in Poland secured for construction of commercial plant, with room for significant expansion. Poland. JM’s first commercial-scale eLNO manufacturing plant will be located in Konin, Poland, about 200 km west of Warsaw.

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LG Chem partners with Umicore for the supply of NMC cathode materials

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Umicore and LG Chem have concluded a multi-year strategic supply agreement for NMC (Nickel Manganese Cobalt) cathode materials to serve LG Chem’s needs out of Umicore plants in Poland, Korea and China. Most of the volumes covered by this agreement will be supplied from Umicore’s greenfield facility in Poland.

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MPK Pozna? orders 21 Solaris electric buses; ~$18.5M

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Poland and Solaris Bus & Coach signed a contract for the delivery of 21 electric buses: 15 articulated and 6 standard length. So far Solaris has supplied more than 100 battery buses to buyers in Poland, and almost 90 more such buses have been commissioned.

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ESCRYPT and the Security division of NTT form automotive cybersexurity partnership

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The company is active all over the world with locations in the UK, France, Italy, Poland, Sweden, the US, Canada, India, China, Korea, and Japan.

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Lublin orders 20 electric buses, 15 trolleybuses from Solaris

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Thanks to investments in electric buses and trolleybuses Lublin already meets the target of a 25% share of electric vehicles in the operator’s total fleet, while putting the city at the forefront of electromobility systems in Poland and even in Europe. biorstwo Komunikacji) dates back to 1996, when Lublin, as one of the first cities in Poland, received buses made by the Polish manufacturer. —including the first low-floor articulated trolleybuses in Poland.

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7 series-hybrid Solaris buses to Z?bkowice ?l?skie; supercaps for energy storage

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skie, Poland by 31 July 2020. skie is in south-western Poland; population is 15,219 (2017). Solaris will supply seven Urbino 12 series-hybrid buses to Z?bkowice bkowice ?l?skie, The buses will serve on routes of the new public transport lines to be established in the municipality.

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Car sharing network expands across Europe

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Car sharing service, BlaBlaCar is to expand its reach across Europe entering no less than five new countries; Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Poland and Portugal. As part of the launch in Poland, BlaBlaCar joins [.]. First launched in Paris in 2006, the company’s long-distance ride-sharing network now operates in nine countries across Europe including the UK. Green credentials BlaBlaCar car sharing

Krakow orders 30 Mercedes-Benz Citaro hybrid buses

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The Krakow public transport authority, Poland’s second-largest public transport authority, has placed an order for 30 Mercedes-Benz Citaro hybrid vehicles as well as 56 conventional Citaro buses.

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City of Gdynia orders 30 Solaris Trollino trolleybuses with Li-ion battery packs for off-wire driving

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The city of Gdynia in Poland has signed a contract with Solaris for the delivery of 30 trolleybuses worth more than 95 million PLN (US$28 million) in total. For its achievements in this matter Gdynia has won numerous awards both in Poland and abroad.

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T&E: Electric bus orders in Europe more than doubled to 1,031 units in 2017; ~9% share of new registrations

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The Netherlands, UK, France, Poland and Germany account for more than half the total number of electric buses in Europe (including orders).

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Volkswagen extends production of ID.3 EV to Gläserne Manufaktur in Dresden

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Moreover, in order to lay a solid foundation for the future of the Gläserne Manufaktur there are also plans to establish or expand new areas of business in the fields of vehicle collection, insourcing and vehicle function testing in the border tripoint of Poland, the Czech Republic and Germany.

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Porsche launches carbon offsetting program for US drivers

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Impact has been available to customers in Germany, the UK, and Poland since late 2018. Porsche Cars North America, Inc. PCNA) has launched Porsche Impact , an online tool that links individual CO 2 emissions to specific climate projects. The program is available to US customers after PCNA earlier this year enrolled its own Porsche Experience Center cars and its Porsche Passport subscription fleet.

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EEA: small increase in EU’s total greenhouse gas emissions in 2017, with transport emissions up for the fourth consecutive year

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Poland and Spain accounted for the largest increases in greenhouse gas emissions in absolute terms in 2017. In Poland, the increase was mainly due to higher emissions from road transportation. Total greenhouse gas emissions in the European Union (EU) increased by 0.7%

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Polish study links pollution and winter with rise in heart attack treatment

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—Dr Rafal Januszek of the University Hospital in Krakow, Poland. Using PM 10 levels published by the Chief Inspectorate for Environmental Protection in Poland, six unpolluted cities and five polluted cities were selected for the study. Heavily polluted areas have a higher rate of angioplasty procedures to treat blocked arteries than areas with clean air, according to research to be presented at ESC Congress 2019 together with the World Congress of Cardiology.

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Ballard to supply two fuel cell modules to Solaris for bus deployments in Europe

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Solaris Bus & Coach, based in Poland, is one of the leading players in the European bus industry. Since starting production in 1996, more than 10,000 Solaris vehicles have been deployed in 28 countries, including Poland, Germany, Norway, France, Sweden, Switzerland and United Arab Emirates. Ballard Power Systems will supply Solaris Bus and Coach with two zero emission fuel cell power modules to be used in buses planned for deployment in Hamburg, Germany.

First car using Nidec’s E-Axle traction motor system unveiled

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The company is considering building another dedicated e-axle factory in Poland, said Dr. Kazuya Hayafune, Chief Engineer and Deputy Executive General Manager of the company’s automotive division.

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EC approves €3.2B public support by 7 Member States for a pan-European battery push

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The European Commission has approved under EU State aid rules an Important Project of Common European interest (IPCEI) jointly notified by Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Poland and Sweden to support research and innovation in the common European priority area of batteries.

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ZF and MKR Technology develop hybrid drive for the Dakar Rally

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On test circuits in Poland, France and the Netherlands, the team was able to snatch a few seconds off their usual times. ZF has developed a new hybrid driveline for the Dakar off-road race.

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Manufacturing Spotlight: Vauxhall

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Its vehicles are largely identical to those of the Opel brand, which is sold across Europe, with most designed in Germany and produced across Germany, Spain and Poland, [.]. Where we stand: May, 2012 The Vauxhall brand of General Motors has been the second largest selling motoring brand in the UK for more than two decades.

BASF to invest €150M to build its largest European production plant for mobile emissions catalysts

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aw, Poland. Among the technologies that will be produced in Poland are Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) systems and SCR on Filter solutions. BASF is investing approximately €90 million (US114 million) in the first step to build a mobile emissions catalysts production facility in ?roda roda ?l?ska, ska, a Special Economic Zone near Wroc?aw, Construction of the new 40,000 square meter facility—BASF’s largest in Europe—will begin before the end of 2012.

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