GAZ Group presents CNG LIAZ bus in Serbia

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Russia’s GAZ Group presented a low-floor city bus LiAZ-5292 running on compressed natural gas (CNG) to the Serbian passenger transport representatives of the Belgrade administration and certification authorities in Serbia. In July 2013 the CNG LiAZ-5292 bus successfully passed homologation (assessment of technical characteristics compliance with the customer’s requirements) by the state bodies of Serbia.

Energtek Signs MoU to Implement Low-Pressure Mobile Pipeline Technology in Serbia and Macedonia

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a developer of Adsorbed Natural Gas (ANG) technology, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with a local energy supplier for the joint implementation of Energtek’s natural gas Low-Pressure Mobile Pipeline (LMP) distribution technology in the Republics of Serbia and Macedonia. Serbia and Macedonia are among the countries with the most underdeveloped gas pipeline network in Europe. Energtek Inc.,

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Fiat on Track for 2011 Debut on New Fiat from New $1.2B Plant in Serbia

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Final preparations for the production of a new Fiat automobile in Serbia will be executed within the next few months, according to Serbian Deputy Prime Minister Mla?an made the comment in a speech at the opening of the “Investment Opportunities in Serbia” forum, which was attended by more than 20 Italian auto parts suppliers. billion investment in Serbia to produce the new car model from a factory in Kragujevac.

Rio Tinto to invest ~$200M to progress the Jadar lithium project to feasibility study stage; jaderite

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Rio Tinto has approved an additional investment of almost $200 million to progress the next stage of the development of the lithium-borate Jadar project in Serbia.

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NATO-funded Serbian-led project developing biofuel from algae

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Serbia has benefitted from several NATO SPS activities since 2007, including projects on defence against chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear agents, counter-terrorism, and raising the profile of women in peace and security. In addition to the SPS Programme, NATO countries have invested over €15 million in several trust funds which are helping Serbia safely destroy obsolete weapons, landmines and ammunition, and retrain military personnel for civilian jobs.

Lada Joins Electric Car Ranks, But Is It A Leaf-Beater?

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from its home country of Serbia. Remember the Yugo? It was a small, cheap econobox, based on 1970s Fiat underpinnings and imported to the U.S. They actually sold over 100,000 in the U.S. between 1985 and 1992, but the model is derided as slow, unreliable and thoroughly undesirable. The image of Russian carmaker Lada is much the same in Europe

Rio Tinto declares maiden ore reserve at Jadar; major potential source of battery-grade lithium carbonate

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Rio Tinto disclosed to the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) a maiden Ore Reserve and updated Mineral Resource at its 100% owned Jadar lithium-borates project in western Serbia. It represents a significant investment for Serbia with both direct and indirect economic benefits, and would become the country’s second largest exporter.

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TTTech Auto establishes Car.OS unit and expands company structure

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Part of the overall growth story are the acquisitions of RT-RK Automotive in Serbia, Croatia and Bosnia–Herzegovina, Silicon Gears in Spain and Red Pine Software in Turkey. TTTech Auto—a provider of software and hardware platforms for automated driving and beyond, applicable in series production programs—has expanded its development scope and altered its structure based on three distinct pillars. These include a newly set-up Car.OS

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GlobalData: Global lithium production to triple over the next four years

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million tons; Congo (Kinshasa), Russia, and Serbia, 1 million tons each; Czechia, 840,000 tons; Zimbabwe, 500,000 tons; Spain, 400,000 tons; Mali, 200,000 tons; Brazil and Mexico, 180,000 tons each; Portugal, 100,000 tons; and Austria, 50,000 tons. High growth in demand for lithium batteries is spurring three-fold growth in mine production of lithium over the next four years, with 86kt of new lithium metal capacity coming on stream, according to data and analytics company GlobalData.

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Argonne-led study insights help to reduce degradation in fuel cells and extend lifetime

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Collaborating institutions include John Hopkins University, University of Belgrade in Serbia, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Doshisha University in Japan, Drexel University and Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

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Audi partner TTTech acquires 35% of RT-RK; automotive electronics

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RT-RK, headquartered in Novi Sad, Serbia, is a global powerhouse serving customers in Silicon Valley and EMEA. TTTech, a technology leader in robust networked safety controls and partner of Audi ( earlier post ), announced a strategic partnership with RT-RK d.o.o., one of the leading IT engineering companies for real-time embedded systems in Central and Eastern Europe.

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The i-MiEV goes on sale in 15 European countries; near-term plan to boost that to 19

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In addition to the first 15 countries the car is to be sold in, there have been requests to introduce the i-MiEV from Finland, Serbia, Turkey, and Slovenia. Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) announced that sale of the European-spec i-MiEVelectric vehicle is to commence in 15 European countries: Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom.

Global Gas Prices | Hybrid Sales

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Serbia. sales of hybrid SUVs and other fuel efficient vehicles will prove interesting to watch this year, especially if fuel prices remain relatively low. Expert predictions about where oil and gas prices are headed vary widely. Some expect both to remain steady due to global economic conditions while others point to the return of $3/gallon gas (in the states) fueled mainly by an increase in foreign demand.

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UNECE to align heavy-duty vehicle engine emissions requirements with Euro VI

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The amendment to Regulation Nº 49 (which covers the emission of pollutants by heavy duty vehicle engines) of the 1958 UNECE agreement on vehicle type approval and its mutual recognition will allow all non-EU parties to the agreement, including Albania, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Malaysia, Montenegro, Norway, the Russian Federation, Serbia, Switzerland, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Turkey and Ukraine to apply these new ceilings.

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UN: world population is expected to reach 9.7 billion in 2050 and could peak at nearly 11 billion around 2100

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Belarus, Estonia, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Japan, the Russian Federation, Serbia and Ukraine will experience a net inflow of migrants over the decade, helping to offset population losses caused by an excess of deaths over births. The world’s population is expected to increase by 2 billion persons in the next 30 years, from 7.7 billion currently to 9.7 billion in 2050, according to a new United Nations report.

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New maps give Europeans close-up picture of air pollution from diffuse sources

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Serbia started reporting to the E-PRTR in 2011. PM 10 emissions from road transport in Paris. Click to enlarge. New online maps published by the European Commission and the European Environment Agency, in close cooperation with the Institute for Environment and Sustainability (IES) of the Joint Research Centre, allow citizens to pinpoint the main diffuse sources of air pollution, such as transport and aviation.

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UNECE Adopts Type Approval for Electric and Hybrid Vehicles’ Electric Safety Requirements; Applies in 41 Countries

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100 includes the 27 Member States of the European Union, the European Union itself, as well as Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Malaysia, Montenegro, Norway, Russian Federation, Serbia, Switzerland, The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Tunisia and Turkey. Generic format of the approval mark pursuant to Regulation No. 100. “1” 1” is replaced by the distinguishing number of the country which has granted/extended/refused/withdrawn approval.

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Korean consortium forming JV with Bolivian miner Comibol for lithium production in Salar de Uyuni

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million tons of identified lithium resources, respectively, while Brazil, Congo, and Serbia each contain approximately 1 million tons. Korea Herald. A Korean consortium including Korea Resources Corp. KORES ) and steelmaker POSCO has entered an agreement with Bolivia’s state-run miner Comibol (Corporación Minera de Bolivia) to set up a joint venture to produce lithium intended for lithium-ion batteries.

Ipsos study finds US among most skeptical of Autonomous Vehicles

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The survey was conducted in 28 countries around the world via the Ipsos Online Panel system: Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, France, Great Britain, Germany, Hungary, India, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Peru, Poland, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Turkey and the United States.

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