ABB developing Sri Lanka’s EV fast charging infrastructure

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Ceylon Electricity Board, the prime player in Sri Lanka’s electricity generation, distribution and transmission, has chosen ABB as its preferred supplier to develop the country’s fast charging infrastructure. The Sri Lankan area of Colombo City will benefit from a new fleet of connected, fast electric vehicle (EV) chargers from ABB. The order comes following the successful installation of ABB’s first EV charging stations in Sri Lanka for a private vendor in 2015.

NanoCab: Sri Lanka To Use More Than 200 Tiny Tatas As Taxis

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But Tata is also sending the car into new markets, including Sri Lanka--where you might be surprised to see the tiny cars used as taxis. Why Sri Lanka? The world's least expensive car, the Tata Nano, is now seen in increasing numbers on the streets of its home country, India. That country's taxi fares will soon be riding in Nano cabs simply

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Algae.Tec to form JV in China for algae for renewable transportation fuels and carbon capture facility; raising A$5M

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Last month Algae.Tec signed a biofuels MOU with the European airline Lufthansa, and announced a biofuels production and carbon capture deal with the Sri Lanka subsidiary of industrial giant Holcim, the world’s largest cement and building materials company. Algae.Tec Ltd. earlier post ) signed a binding Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for a 50/50 equity joint venture (JV) in China with Shandong Kerui Group Holding Ltd.

Ford 2017 trends report: disruption the status quo, “never more difficult” to find objective information

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Sri Lanka, São Paulo and the US were devastated by floods this year. For the past five years, Ford has issued an annual trend report exploring societal shifts expected to influence consumers and brands (e.g., earlier post ). The reports have focused on microtrends in consumer behavior; the fifth anniversary edition report— Looking Further with Ford: 2017 Trends —revisits three that surfaced in earlier reports, and highlights seven that are emerging.

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Axial Vector and Kirloskar Oil Engines Forming JV for Mass Production of Axial-Type Engines

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The marketing rights of the joint venture company will extend to all South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) countries: India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, Maldives, Bangladesh and Pakistan. The AVEC axial engine technology in a 60 hp (45 kW) application targeted at UAVs.

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