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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 is expanding into Turkey, starts hiring

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Tesla is expanding its electric vehicle business in Turkey, a market that has been asking for Tesla services for years now. The post Tesla is expanding into Turkey, starts hiring appeared first on Electrek.

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Video Friday: Turkey Sandwich

Cars That Think

Now spend 10 minutes watching a telepresence robot assemble a turkey sandwich. Video Friday is your weekly selection of awesome robotics videos, collected by your friends at IEEE Spectrum robotics. We also post a weekly calendar of upcoming robotics events for the next few months.

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Ford may shift from SK On to LG to build 45 GWh battery plant in Turkey

Electrek

Ford Motor Company will reportedly partner with LG Energy Solution to erect a new battery plant in Turkey capable of an annual capacity up to 45 gigawatt-hours (GWh). The post Ford may shift from SK On to LG to build 45 GWh battery plant in Turkey appeared first on Electrek.

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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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Turkey's National Carmaker Togg Starts Production Of 2023 C SUV EV

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Togg targets a production of 17,000-18,000 vehicles in 2023 and 175,000 a year when its plant in Gemlik, Turkey is fully ramped

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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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TOGG Debuts The First EV Built In Turkey

InsideEVs

The first prototype was presented at the facility where it will be produced

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Rumor: Ford Might Drop Battery JV Deal With SK In Turkey

InsideEVs

Instead, the company would partner with LG Energy Solution, the report says

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Europe: Ford E-Transit Entered Series Production In Turkey

InsideEVs

The company has already received over 5,000 orders

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Thanksgiving gas prices are lowest in years—but that hasn’t made electric cars the turkeys

Green Car Reports

Data released this week from AAA shows that the national-average gas price of $2.10 for the holiday weekend is lower than that during any Thanksgiving weekend in years—since 2015.

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Ford, SK On And Koç Announce Battery JV In Turkey

InsideEVs

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

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

Electrek

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.

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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

Green Cars News

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 [.].

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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 [.].

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Renault signs partnership to bring EVs to Turkey

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Tags: Renault charging electric car infrastructure Istanbul Turkey

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

Green Car Reports

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

InsideEVs

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

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Think Again: Bankrupt Electric Car Firm Heading To Turkey

All Cars Electric

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

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Renault to Produce Electric Fluence In Bursa, Turkey

All Cars Electric

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

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PHEVs are no longer a no-brainer vs. hybrids

Green Car Reports

Plug-in hybrids are a great way to adapt to the electric-car future without having to rely on it, cold turkey.

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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

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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 starts production of 5th-generation hybrid powertrain in Europe for new Corolla

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The latest Toyota hybrid electric low-emission powertrains will be made at Toyota Motor Manufacturing Poland (TMMP) and Toyota Motor Manufacturing UK (TMUK) for the new Corollas manufactured at TMUK and Toyota Motor Manufacturing Turkey (TMMT).

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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

Electrek

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.

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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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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.

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

Green Car Congress

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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Norwegian startup Blastr plans €4B green steel plant in Finland

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In spring 2018, a load of scrap metal was transported by ship from Inkoo to Turkey, where it was melted down and reused in the construction industry.

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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.

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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

Green Cars News

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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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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