Turkey begins work on $15B Canal Istanbul

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Turkey has begun work on Canal Istanbul , a $15-billion canal project intended to relieve pressure on the Bosphorus Strait, with the ground-breaking for the first bridge.

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Tesla plans coordinated launch of all four vehicles in Turkey in 2022

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Tesla is reportedly planning for a coordinated and structured launch of its vehicle product line in Turkey this year, according to reports from various Turkish media outlets. After visiting Turkey in 2017, CEO Elon Musk met with President Recep Tayyip Erdo?an.

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Ford Pro now shipping E-Transit electric vans to European customers from Ford Otosan plant in Turkey

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Ford Pro is now shipping the first production units of its all-electric E-Transit van to customers across Europe from the Ford Otosan factory in Kocaeli, Turkey, a milestone that closely follows the start of deliveries to US customers from Kansas City Assembly Plant in February. and Koç Holding have signed a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding for a new, industry-leading joint venture in Turkey.

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Westinghouse and China, Turkey partners negotiating to develop 4-unit nuclear power plant in Turkey

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the largest electric power company in Turkey have agreed to enter into exclusive negotiation to develop and construct a four-unit nuclear power plant site in the Republic of Turkey based on Westinghouse AP1000 reactor technology. Westinghouse Electric Company; China’s State Nuclear Power Technology Corporation (SNPTC); and Electricity Generation Company (EÜA?),

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First BYD electric bus trial in Turkey

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BYD will be coming to BusWorld Turkey in May to display the full line of battery-electric buses including the 12 meter, 7 meter, and 18 meter articulated and double-decker models. A BYD electric transit bus is entering service in the Turkish capital for a one-month trial. The trial in Ankara is the latest in a series of European trials of the electric bus; more than 25 major cities have evaluated the bus in revenue service.

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Europe: Ford E-Transit Entered Series Production In Turkey

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The company has already received over 5,000 orders

Ford, SK On And Koç Announce Battery JV In Turkey

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The three partners aim for a 30-45 GWh lithium-ion battery gigafactory to power Ford's commercial EVs

Ford shares plans for several more EVs in Europe and a JV to build a massive commercial vehicle battery plant in Turkey

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The post Ford shares plans for several more EVs in Europe and a JV to build a massive commercial vehicle battery plant in Turkey appeared first on Electrek.

UQM to provide electric propulsion systems for production program of light commercial vehicles in Turkey

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and Derindere Motorlu Araclar (DMA), an electric vehicle manufacturer based in Turkey, signed a memorandum of understanding, making UQM the supplier of electric propulsion systems to DMA for its fully electric light commercial vehicles production. Initial sales will begin in Turkey, and may, over time, expand into other regions of Europe. UQM Technologies Inc.

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Remy to supply HVH 250 motors to DMA in Turkey for PHEVs

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signed a long-term supply agreement with DMA (Derindere) in Istanbul, Turkey. The pursuit of hybrid and electric motor solutions is especially significant in Turkey, which has the highest fuel costs among members of the European Union, Remy notes. Turkey’s Energy Market Regulatory Board (EPDK), is presently conducting studies to facilitate stability in the energy markets. Remy International, Inc.

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Toyota to build production version of C-HR hybrid concept in Turkey

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The new hybrid will be built at Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Turkey (TMMT) in Sakarya, Turkey, in what marks the first time a hybrid-powered vehicle will be produced in the country. Toyota Motor Europe (TME) confirmed European production for a production version of the C-HR concept crossover ( earlier post ).

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Turkey-based BD Otomotiv in talks to rescue THINK brand from bankruptcy

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BD Otomotiv is a Turkey-based investment group which in recent years has focused on electric transportation. The group owns and operates production facilities in Turkey and Italy for the conversion of light commercial vehicles into electric vehicles (EVs), automotive battery pack assembly, and a new recycling plant for lithium-ion and other industrial batteries.

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Renault to bring electric cars to Turkey

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Electric cars Green cars Latest news Renault electric cars green cars Renault Fluence TurkeyAround two years ago, the Renault-Nissan Alliance was forming partnerships with governments and utilities in major cities and countries around the world, as it bid to put its electric cars into action. Now electric cars are far more well-established: but that hasn’t stopped Renault from spreading their net even wider. That’s because Renault has now [.].

Renault to Produce Electric Fluence in Bursa, Turkey

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Renault will produce the electric version of Fluence ( earlier post ) at the OYAK-Renault Bursa plant in Turkey. Production will start in the first half of 2011. Renault has now revealed the four production sites for its future EV range. Earlier post.) The city car previewed by Zoé Z.E. Concept and the electric Kangoo will both be produced in France, at Flins and Maubeuge respectively. The vehicle based on Twizy Z.E. Concept will be built in Valladolid, Spain. Unveiled as Fluence Z.E.

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Turkey to launch its first EV sports car

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Turkey’s first EV sports car-in fact the country’s first sports car altogether-is to launch within the next three months. Electric cars Anadolu Ajanski electric car Etox ev sports car TurkeyAccording to Turkish news site Anadolu Ajanski (AA), the manufacturer of the Etox car is preparing for the vehicle’s imminent release. In an interview with AA, Ercan Malkov, owner of the Erteks Auto Decoration which makes [.].

Renault signs partnership to bring EVs to Turkey

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Tags: Renault charging electric car infrastructure Istanbul Turkey

Old Saab 9-3 To Become Turkish National Car; Electric Version May Be Included

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bankruptcy Turkey Sweden plug-in cars Saab saleBy all rights, Saab should have faded into history long ago--but like a zombie, the Swedish brand continues to shamble along. Back in 2012, a consortium known as National Electric Vehicles Sweden (NEVS) had bought the remains of the bankrupt Swedish carmaker, with the intention of building electric cars, primarily for the Chinese market. But over.

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Togg Turkish Electric SUV Spied Testing In Germany

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This BEV high rider should go into production in Turkey by the end of the year, debut in early 2023

Think Again: Bankrupt Electric Car Firm Heading To Turkey

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If you’ve been following the fortunes of the Norwegian electric car company Think, you’ll know that it recently filed for bankruptcy, the fourth time in its 20 year history. But if you thought the firm would disappear without trace then you’re in for disappointment as a little-known Turkish firm is in negotiations to rescue Think

Renault to Produce Electric Fluence In Bursa, Turkey

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Production plans for electric vehicles by French automakers continue to roll out, as sites in Turkey and Spain have been selected for their production: MAPLE CROSS, UNITED KINGDOM ? November 13, 2009: Following the announcement last week of the production site for the future electric, zero-emission Kangoo Van, Renault has now announced that the

First Ford E-Transit Vans Ship to European Customers

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Ford's Otosan factory in Kocaeli, Turkey celebratesa landmark moment as the electric van reaches volume production with customer orders at 5,000+ units

Refineries in the Americas produce a greater share of gasoline per barrel of crude oil than refineries in other world regions

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OECD Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czech Republic; Denmark; Estonia; Finland; France; Germany; Greece; Hungary; Iceland; Ireland; Italy; Latvia; Lithuania; Luxembourg; Netherlands; Switzerland; Norway; Poland; Portugal; Slovak Republic; Slovenia; Spain; Sweden; Turkey; United Kingdom.

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Toyota Motor Europe starts transporting vehicles by cross-channel rail freight to reduce emissions

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The pan-European rail network will expand with additional logistics routes to Italy, Spain and Turkey. Toyota Motor Europe (TME) has started transporting new cars by cross-channel rail services between its Valenciennes Vehicle Logistics hub in France and Toton (UK).

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Anadolu Isuzu and Proterra partner on next-generation Citi VOLT battery-electric buses in Europe

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Anadolu Isuzu, Turkey’s leading commercial vehicle manufacturer, and Proterra announced a new collaboration to power the new generation of Anadolu Isuzu’s all-electric Citi VOLT public transportation buses with Proterra’s commercial vehicle battery technology.

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Cap off 2021 fully-powered with up to 30% off in BLUETTI’s Christmas sale

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In the flurry of turkey legs and way too much football, you missed the Black Friday sale from BLUETTI! You’ve strung the lights, trimmed the tree, and put in that order for that minced meat pie that only grandpa eats… but wait.

Tüpra? and Honeywell sign licensing agreement for the use of Honeywell UOP Ecofining technology; renewable diesel and SAF

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With the aim of meeting Turkey’s growing requirement for petroleum product, ?zmir zmir refinery, which has a Nelson Complexity Index of 7.66, is the only refinery in Turkey to have a machine oil production complex, with a 400,000 tons/year capacity.

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GS Yuasa acquiring 50% of Turkish lead-acid battery manufacturer

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Japan-based battery company GS Yuasa is acquiring 50% of the outstanding shares of Inci Aku Sanayi ve Ticaret Anonim Sirketi in the Republic of Turkey. Inci is the second-largest lead-acid storage battery company is Turkey, measured by turnover, more than half of which are through its export to destinations the world over, in more than 80 countries including its neighbors.

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

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New battery gigafactory in Turkey. and Koç Holding have signed a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding for a new, industry-leading joint venture business in Turkey. Ford will offer a new generation of seven, all-electric, fully-connected passenger vehicles and vans in Europe by 2024.

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1915Çanakkale bridge opens 18 months ahead of schedule; world’s longest mid-span and highest tower suspension bridge

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In Turkey, 18 March is celebrated as Canakkale Victory and Martyr’s Day, marking the Ottoman defeat of Allied battleships which tried to take control of the Dardanelles, shelling forts along both the Asian and European shores of the Dardanelles in Canakkale during the Gallipoli campaign.

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Leclanché to provide 10 MWh battery system for Scandlines’ PR24 zero-emission freight ferry

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The ferry was designed by LMG Marin AS, Norway, and will be constructed at Cemre Shipyard in Turkey.

GM renames Detroit-Hamtramck to Factory ZERO; $2.2B investment to reconfigure it to all EV assembly

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Recognized by the Wildlife Habitat Council, the site also features a 16.5-acre wildlife habitat and is home to species such as monarchs, foxes and turkeys.

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Renault plan Fluence Z.E production

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will take place at the OYAK-Renault Bursa plant in Turkey. The fossil fuelled version is expected to sell in Turkey, Romania and Russia, while the electric version however will make up part of mass market range of affordable zero-emission electric vehicles expected to start retailing across Europe starting in 2011. Tags: Electric cars Renault eletric ev Fluence model saloon Turkey

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

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Ford also announced earlier this year that in addition to building the all-electric E-Transit from 2022, Ford Otosan—Ford’s joint venture in Turkey—will produce an all-electric version of the next-generation Transit Custom from 2023 at its manufacturing facility in Kocaeli, Turkey.

Petrobras Signs MoU with Turkish National Oil Company On Black Sea Deepwater Drilling

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Brazil’s Petrobras signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Turkish Petroleum Corporation (TPAO) with the aim to expand deep-water exploration research in the Black Sea region of Turkey. At the end of December 2009, Petrobras announced the arrival of the Leiv Eiriksson drilling rig to Turkey this Thursday. In January, Petrobras, TPAO, and ExxonMobil signed a partnership agreement for the exploration of Block 3922 (Sinop), located in deep Black Sea waters, in Turkey.

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UN report highlights urgent need to tackle impact of EV battery production boom

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For example, scientists are researching the possibility of using widely-available silicon, instead of graphite (80% of natural graphite reserves are in China, Brazil and Turkey).

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Antalya Metropolitan Municipality and Renault preparing a Zero Emissions Partnership

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Antalya Metropolitan Municipality in Turkey and Renault signed an agreement to deploy a program to prepare a Zero Emissions Partnership. The parties have decided to start a work to promote electric vehicles which are manufactured in Oyak Renault Automobile Plants in Turkey within the boundaries of Antalya. This agreement aims to achieve a partnership for the promotion and deployment of the environmental friendly electric vehicles in Antalya.

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Metallic glass to improve performance of methanol fuel cells

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A group of researchers from Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU), Austria, Turkey, Switzerland, and the UK has developed a new metallic glass that is 85% more efficient in oxidizing methanol than its platinum-based analogs.

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XCEED blockchain solution deployment to begin

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XCEED will be deployed to partners’ plants around Bursa in Turkey, Douai in France, and Palencia in Spain. Faurecia, Groupe Renault, Knauf Industries, Simoldes, and Co?kunöz, kunöz, in association with IBM, have signed a partnership contract for the deployment of XCEED?(eXtended eXtended Compliance End-to-End Distributed), a blockchain-based shared solution to trace the compliance of thousands of parts assembled in a vehicle in almost real time. Earlier post.).

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Karsan unveiling “Buy America” CNG bus at UTIP World Global Transport Summit

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Turkey-based Karsan will introduce its first “Buy America” compliant vehicle at the upcoming UITP World Global Transport Summit, 15-17 May at Palais des Congrès de Montréal, QC Canada. Having successfully completed Altoona testing, the 40' (12m), CNG-powered vehicle is currently completing FMVSS/CMVSS certification and will be ready for sale before the end of 2017. The 51 year-old manufacturer has produced more than 277,000 total vehicles.

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Ankara Metropolitan Municipality and the Renault-Nissan Alliance Partner on EV Adoption

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The Ankara Metropolitan Municipality and the Renault-Nissan Alliance signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aimed at establishing a partnership to promote and implement electric vehicles in Ankara, Turkey, following the example of several other capital cities. Renault has a very strong position in Turkey in terms of both production and sales. will be the first mass-produced electric vehicle in Turkey.

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Dow and AKSA forming JV for carbon fiber and derivatives; up to $1B investment in project within 5 years

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The Dow Chemical Company, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Dow Europe GmbH, and Turkey-based AKSA Akrilik Kimya Sanayii A.?. The JV will expand on Aksa’s existing carbon-fiber production assets in Yalova, Turkey, and will capture growth by creating a large-scale, integrated production capability for the manufacture and supply of advanced carbon fiber technologies.

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Toyota Motor Europe achieves hybrid mix in excess of 50% in Q1

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The Corolla Sedan, a favorite in Eastern Europe, Turkey and Israel, is now—for the first time—also available with a hybrid electric powertrain that represented 60% of the new model sales. Toyota Motor Europe (TME) sold 279,000 vehicles in the first three months of 2019, achieving a hybrid electric vehicle mix in excess of 50%—one year ahead of plan.

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SpaceX’s next-gen Starship rocket wins first satellite launch contract

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In May 2019, SpaceX President and COO Gwynne Shotwell suggested that Starship could be used to launch Turkey’s second domestically-built communications satellite , although her off-hand mention has yet to translate into any official agreement.

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