Romania orders 123 Solaris electric buses

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Solaris is already very well-known in Romania. In a government tender run by the Romanian Ministry for Public Works, Development, and Administration (Ministerul Lucr?rilor rilor Publice, Dezvolt?rii i Administra?iei),

Craiova, Romania orders 16 Solaris articulated electric buses

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Solaris and the Romanian city of Craiova (Romania’s sixth-largest city) have signed a contract for the delivery of 16 18-meter articulated Urbino 18 electric buses.


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Tesla launches its electric cars in Hungary and Romania


Tesla is starting to further expand in eastern central Europe by making its electric cars available to order in Hungary and Romania. more… The post Tesla launches its electric cars in Hungary and Romania appeared first on Electrek.

Ukrainian Tesla Driver Stranded In Romania Charges At Gas Station


The older Tesla Model S appears to have run out of juice in front of a gas station in Sibiu, Romania

Clariant to build flagship sunliquid cellulosic ethanol plant in Romania

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The new plant, with an annual production capacity of 50,000 tons, will be built in the southwestern part of Romania. Specialty chemicals company Clariant announced the approval by its Board of Directors to invest in a new full-scale commercial plant for the production of cellulosic ethanol from agricultural residues using its sunliquid technology.

Romania doubles electric-car subsidies, adds 'cash for clunkers' program

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Europe cash for clunkers incentives plug-in cars government subsidy RomaniaIn recent years, governments have increasingly worked to encourage the sales of plug-in electric vehicles. Incentive programs for the purchase of a low-emission vehicle have been adopted across the world. The amounts granted and the mechanisms vary according to the individual program, but the goal is the same: reduce emissions. DON’T MISS.

Romania Introduces Special Green License Plates For Electric Vehicles


The European nation is following in the footsteps of other states that have implemented similar ways of distinguish EVs

Brand New Tesla Model 3 Costs Just €34,970 In Romania


Two government incentives that can be cumulated slash many thousands off the list price

Tesla Configurator Goes Live In Romania And Hungary


The third party sale of Tesla vehicles in these countries was ceased because they can now be officially ordered

Honeywell’s UOP technology selected to boost yields at Romania’s largest synthetic rubber facility

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a Honeywell company, announced today that its UOP KLP technology has been selected to boost yields at Romania’s largest synthetic rubber production facility. Romania’s Energy Bio-Chemicals will use the UOP KLP process to purify butadiene, a monomer used to produce synthetic rubber, at the company’s CAROM Onesti Styrene Butadiene Rubber facility. UOP Ltd.,

Ford Otosan Takes Ford Plant In Craiova Into Electric Future

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Electric Car News Craiova ford Ford Craiova Ford Otosan romaniaContinuing Ford’s accelerated transformation of its business in Europe to achieve an all-electric future, Ford of Europe has officially transferred ownership of its Romanian plant to Ford Otosan.

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World’s First Race-Prepped Mini Cooper SE Receives Evo Upgrades


This one of a kind hillclimb special from Romania is getting the Evo treatment

Ford Announces New Electric Light Commercial Vehicle


It will be produced from 2024 in Romania, alongside a conventional version that will enter the market a year earlier

Rock Tech Lithium signs MoU with Romanian Government for second lithium hydroxide plant

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Canada-based Rock Tech Lithium has signed a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (“MoU”) with the Government of Romania. The MoU provides for cooperation and support in the company’s search for a location in Romania for one of the company’s next planned lithium hydroxide converters and, in the longer term, the construction and operation of such converter. We not only want to invest in Romania, but also build up know-how, create jobs and work closely with local partners.

Ford investing £150M in Halewood plant to scale up EV portfolio

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Halewood will deliver to the vehicles’ assembly lines at Ford Otosan plants in Romania and Turkey, making up a significant share of Ford UK’s annual export value from the Merseyside plant, as well as Dagenham—currently worth £2.1

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Brasov orders 25 Solaris Trollino 18 articulated trolleybuses

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Brasov, Romania has ordered 25 Solaris Trollino 18 trolleybuses. Brasov is one of 5 cities in Romania that has emission-free Solaris buses: trolleybuses and electric buses. Solaris will supply the articulated, low-floor and zero-emission trolleybuses to the customer within 12 months. The value of the contract amounts to about €19 million. In July 2020, Solaris completed deliveries under an earlier order for 26 vehicles of this type.

20 Solaris Trolleybuses for Ploie?ti

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ti in 1997 is the newest of all networks in Romania. ti, but not the first ones in Romania. The Romanian city of Ploie?ti ti has opted for 20 low-floor Solaris Trollino 12 trolleybuses. According to the contract worth PLN 36 million (US$9.6

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EEA: 3/4 of EU urban population exposed to toxic air as governments fail to cut emissions

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Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Poland, Romania and Italy breached EU limits for fine particulate matter (PM 2.5 ), one of the most dangerous forms of air pollution which caused about 417,000 premature deaths in 41 European countries in 2018. Yet, one year and half past the deadline, the Italian plan is still in draft form while Greece, Luxemburg and Romania have presented no plan at all.

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New car sales down in January

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Green cars Latest news car registrations European Union France germany new car sales Portugal Romania UKIt may not be the bleak times of the credit crunch, but demand for new cars slumped dramatically during January. In the first month of the year, new car registrations fell by 7.1 per cent in the EU compared to the same month one year ago. The data, from the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association, shows [.].

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Ford to introduce 7 new electric cars and vans in Europe by 2024; plans for new battery plant

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In addition, Ford’s top-selling passenger vehicle in Europe, the Ford Puma, will be available as an electric version made in Craiova, Romania, starting in 2024. Ford will offer a new generation of seven, all-electric, fully-connected passenger vehicles and vans in Europe by 2024.

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BMW Group, Qualcomm and Arriver to form long-lasting strategic cooperation for joint development of Automated Driving software

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The cooperation will see more than 1,400 specialists working together in locations worldwide, including Germany, USA, Sweden, China, Romania, and the BMW AD Test Center in Czech Republic. BMW Group, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

Clariant announces 4th license deal for sunliquid technology; first Bulgarian cellulosic ethanol project

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In the fall of 2018 Clariant also broke ground for its first-of-its-kind commercial-scale cellulosic ethanol production plant in Podari, Romania.

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Ford to invest £230M to transform UK Halewood transmission operations to build EV power units

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A new light commercial vehicle being built by Ford’s vehicle assembly operations in Craiova, Romania, also will include an all-electric derivative from 2024.

GM electric-car goals, EPA test worries, 5-minute battery recharge, Google vs Uber: Today's Car News

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Romania has doubled its electric-car purchase incentives; they're now more than $10,000 for a new car. Today, uncertainty over EPA emission testing, GM's electric-car goal, concern over the fate of more capable start-stop systems, and a 5-minute battery recharge? All this and more on Green Car Reports. Someday, one carmaker will sell affordable. Today in Car News

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TECO 2030 aims to build hydrogen fuel cell gigafactory in Norway

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TECO 2030 is a partner in the project Green Hydrogen @ Blue Danube, together with players such as Siemens, Bosch, AVL and Verbund, where hydrogen generated from solar and wind power will be produced in Romania and transported on barges along the Danube to industrial buyers in Austria and Germany.

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Tesla reservation holders report Model S Plaid delivery updates in Europe

Teslarati — Vlad | President of Tesla Owners Club Romania (@CosteVlad) July 31, 2022. Tesla appears to have released a subtle but notable Model S Plaid delivery update for reservation holders in Europe.

The EU’s 2035 petrol ban receives pushback from five countries


Several European countries, including Italy, Portugal, Slovakia, Bulgaria, and Romania are pushing to delay the EU’s potential ban on combustion engine powertrains in 2035.

4Q 2019: EU diesel demand continues to drop while gasoline gains; plug-ins up 80.5% y-o-y

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digit gains were also seen in Belgium (+17.7%), Slovenia (+18.2%), Hungary (+18.4%), Sweden (+30.5%) and Romania (+31.1%). In the last quarter of 2019, EU demand for diesel cars further decreased , dropping to 29.5%

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Credendo: European aluminum sector in a critical situation

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In Romania, it was announced at the end of December that the production of the Alro smelter would be cut by 60%, blaming unsustainable energy prices.

3-year, $75.7M eRamp power electronics research project launches at Infineon

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The Project eRamp is co-funded by grants from ENIAC Joint Undertaking and from Austria, Germany, the Netherlands, Romania, Slovakia und the UK. The three-year research project “eRamp”, intended to strengthen and expand Germany and Europe as centers of expertise for the manufacture of power electronics, launched at Infineon Technologies in Dresden. Twenty-six research partners from six countries are participating.

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Will Igniting Fuel With Lasers Make Spark Plugs Obsolete?

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But if you were to sit in, you would hear a paper by a research team in Japan and Romania that offers a fascinating new avenue for increasing engine efficiency and reducing gas consumption: Ditch the spark plugs, and use lasers to ignite You may have other plans for Sunday than attending the Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics in Baltimore.

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Ford Model e unit announces massive expansion of EV initiative in Europe: 7 new EVs by 2024


It will be produced in Craiova, Romania, starting in 2024. EV Production Boost in Romania. Ford’s joint venture with Koç Holding, known as Ford Otosan, will assume ownership of the Craiova, Romania plant. “We

Clariant concludes testing of conversion of miscanthus biomass into lignocellulosic sugars and ethanol

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In the fall of last year, Clariant broke ground on its greenfield first-of-its-kind full-scale commercial cellulosic ethanol plant in Podari, the southwestern region of Romania. Clariant has conducted tests on approximately 30 tons of miscanthus provided by INA, Croatia’s leading oil and gas company.

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SpaceX now offers Starlink for RVs for remote travels


The service also fully covers Denmark, Romania, Italy, and Lithuania. SpaceX now offers Starlink for RVS, connecting customers traveling to remote locations in quite a few areas around the world.

Passenger car registrations in EU down 7.1% in January 2012 year-on-year

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The biggest contraction was noted in Portugal (-47.4%) and the largest increase in Romania (+86.4%). In January 2012, demand for new cars dropped by 7.1% in the EU, compared to the same month a year earlier, according to data from the ACEA (European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association). The results were the lowest since January 2009. In total, 968,769 new registrations were recorded in the region, with on average one more working day than in January 2011.

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OMV says it will stop oil and gas production by 2050 in transformation to net-zero

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The three European refineries in Austria, Germany, and Romania will continue to be run as one integrated system, optimizing plant utilization, and maximizing margins.

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EEB report finds only Belgium and Slovakia on track to meet EU air pollution targets

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Greece, Luxembourg and Romania have still not delivered their program and Italy has only submitted a draft. All of the EU’s member states but two have failed to show how they will slash air pollution to comply with the emissions limits set out in the EU’s National Emission Ceilings Directive, according to a new report from the European Environmental Bureau (EEB).

NuScale Power receives US NRC design approval for small modular reactor

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NuScale has signed agreements with entities in the US, Canada, Romania, the Czech Republic, and Jordan. The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) completed the Phase 6 review—the last and final phase—of the Design Certification Application (DCA) for NuScale Power’s small modular reactor (SMR) and issued the Final Safety Evaluation Report (FSER). The FSER represents completion of the technical review and approval of the NuScale SMR design.

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


In October, the European Union, Germany, Canada, Japan, Mexico, France, South Korea, Italy, Poland, Sweden, Spain, Austria, Netherlands, Belgium, Cyprus, Ireland, Malta, Finland, Romania, and Greece argued to U.S.

Airbus and TAROM launch project to establish sustainable bio-kerosene jet fuel value-chain

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CCE and BIOTEHGEN are implementing various camelina placement trials at different locations in Romania, with the purpose of assessing sustainability of different production models and soil types, including contaminated soil and uncultivated land, in order to identify the best techniques and genetic material. Camelina is also indigenous to Romania, and can be readily farmed and harvested by family farmers.

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Ford to release 7 all-new electric vehicles by 2024

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The hugely popular Ford Puma will finally be available with an electric powertrain in 2024, with production for that particular model based in Romania.

HELLA introduces top-end UP5.0 electric vacuum pump for brake systems; increased fuel efficiency

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HELLA manufactures fuel pumps in Germany, Romania, the US, Mexico and China. Automotive supplier HELLA has introduced its latest electrically driven vacuum pump—UP5.0—for —for vehicle brake systems. The majority of brake boosters have until recently used the vacuum generated by the internal combustion engine’s intake section. With the advent of new powertrain technologies (e.g. hybrid vehicles, downsizing, plug-ins)—or under some specific operating conditions (e.g.

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Europe’s Most Financed Luxury Car Brand

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Porsche dominates the luxury car finance industry in the neighbouring eastern European countries of Hungary, Ukraine and Romania. Latest research from Specialist Car Finance Experts, Forza Finance , has revealed that BMW is the most popular luxury car brand to finance in 16 of Europe’s 44 countries including the UK & Ireland based on finance rather than sales or units.