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?),

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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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 [.].

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 ).

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.

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.

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

Renault signs partnership to bring EVs to Turkey

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Tags: Renault charging electric car infrastructure Istanbul Turkey

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

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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Renault plan Fluence Z.E production

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will take place at the OYAK-Renault Bursa plant in Turkey. By producing the EV in Turkey, Renault hope to keep production costs down, allowing the zero-emission saloon at to retail at the same price as similar sized internal combustion models.

Greenius on Patch.com: Riviera Village Summer Festival Not So Green

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I’m happy to report that there was a great BBQ truck that served up a smoking good pulled pork sandwich and a big BBQ’d turkey leg.

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A change in this world!

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I am a part of a robotics team who has become national champions and been invited to Istanbul, Turkey which, in part, has to do with our research project. We are Ambassadors of OUR Town, of OUR State, of OUR Nation in Istanbul, Turkey to Represent in the International Tournament for Robotics. Hello, I am an 8th grader who is trying to make a difference in the world.

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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.

Thankful To Be Home — And ALIVE!

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I’m not going to – ” Someone wearing a goofy Thanksgiving turkey mask leaned forward and loudly whispered “Don’t be a f **g climate chicken. It all started with the video. It was sent to me last Thursday via email.

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Breaking News: Renault to halt electric car production

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Reports suggest that the production line in Turkey will be closed partly because of the collapse of Better Place last year[.].

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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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.

Caterpillar Marine developing hybrid tug with Sanmar Shipyards; Advanced Variable Drive

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Caterpillar Marine is collaborating with Sanmar Shipyards in Istanbul, Turkey to build an innovative tugboat with a hydraulic hybrid propulsion system.

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Rolls-Royce wins $6.5M contract to supply LNG propulsion package for fish food carrier; Bergen gas engine

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Rolls-Royce has signed a US$6.5-million contract with Tersan Shipyard in Turkey. BioMar has 11 factories producing fish food, in Norway, Chile, Denmark, Scotland, Spain, France, Greece, Turkey and Costa Rica.

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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.

Financial Times on Th!nk

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Parts manufacturing in Thailand and Turkey. Financial Times Deutschland has a report on Th!nk nk Global. Putting a little flesh on the bones of previous reporting. 10,000 Think City electric cars in 2009. As previous reported, plan is to sell the car (€25,000) and lease the battery. Zebra batteries first. Online marketing and sales. Think says it has battery supply contracts with three companies, and is moving into production.

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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.

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.

Gaziantep Metropolitan Municipality and the Renault-Nissan Alliance sign EV agreement

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The Gaziantep Metropolitan Municipality (Turkey) and the Renault-Nissan Alliance have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aimed at establishing a partnership to promote and implement electric vehicles in Gaziantep. This marks the third MOU signed by the Alliance in Turkey: the first was signed with Istanbul Enerji, a subsidiary of the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, and the second with Ankara Metropolitan Municipality.

Global Gas Prices | Hybrid Sales

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Turkey. 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.

Fiat to provide Opel with Combo successor based on Doblo

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The new vehicles, based on the same platform as the Fiat Doblo models, will be produced at the Tofas plant in Bursa, Turkey where the Doblo is manufactured. Tofas is a joint venture between Fiat Group Automobile and Koc Holding of Turkey and was established in 1968. The Automobile Sector of the Fiat Group and Adam Opel GmbH signed a contract agreement whereby Fiat will supply vehicles comprising of several variants to Opel commencing December 2011.

Sanmar launches first LNG tug

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Turkey-based Sanmar has launched the first Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) fueled escort tug from its construction hall into the waters of Tuzla Bay near Istanbul.

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stanbul Enerji and Renault Partner on EVs

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Renault has a strong position in Turkey in terms of both production and sales. will be the first mass-produced electric vehicle in Turkey. ?stanbul Enerji, a subsidiary of the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, and Renault signed a Memorandum of Understanding to implement a program aimed at preparing for an electric vehicle partnership.

MAN Diesel & Turbo wins first order for HyProp ECO hybrid propulsion system

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The system will be employed aboard a 7,500-dwt stainless-steel chemical tanker ordered and operated by IÇDAŞ Çelik Enerji Tersane Ve Ulaşim Sanayi AŞ in Turkey. MAN Diesel & Turbo has won the order for a complete propulsion package for a chemical tanker.

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Daimler’s moovel Group acquires Familonet GmbH, provider of location messenger app Familonet

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The core markets are Germany, USA, Brazil, India and Turkey. moovel Group, a subsidiary of Daimler AG, has acquired all of Familonet GmbH based in Hamburg. The team from Familonet will be bolstering the moovel development team at the Hamburg site from now on. The Familonet app, with 2 million registered users, will still be offered in the future. moovel creates an operating system for urban mobility that offers access to various mobility services including booking and payment.

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IHS Automotive: global vehicle production to increase by 21M units by 2021; China to account for half of the increment

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Declining vehicle demand in Russia and Turkey will limit European production growth to 1% this year, according to IHS Automotive. Global automobile production will increase by 21 million units by 2021, and has grown by 25 million units since 2009 as the industry continues to recover from the impact of the global economic recession, according to a forecast by IHS Automotive.

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JATO: Global car sales up by 2.8% in Q1 2016 due to SUV boost in China and Europe

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Sales of SUVs in Europe (including Russia and Turkey) gave the overall market a boost with 20% growth and 1.11 JATO Dynamics reports that 20.44 million LCVs and passenger car units were sold across all segments globally in Q1 2016—a 2.8%

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ARB fines 12 ocean-going shippers $476,750 for violating low-sulfur fuel regulation

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YA-SA Tanker and Transportation (Turkey) - $20,000 Vessel name: Golden Horn. The California Air Resources Board has fined 12 shipping companies a combined $476,750 for failure to switch from high-sulfur diesel “bunker” fuel to cleaner, low-sulfur marine distillate fuel upon entering Regulated California Waters, as required by state law. ARB said that all companies cited took prompt action after being notified of the violations and, under ARB’s supervision, began complying with state law.

WEC report: EVs need 16% market share by 2020 for fuel economy standards to be met

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Electric vehicles (EVs) will need to increase their combined market share to 16% by 2020 for markets to achieve the aggressive fuel economy standards set by regulators, according to new research by the World Energy Council, the UN-accredited global energy body representing the entire energy spectrum.

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Renault Introducing New Fluence Sedan Line; Diesels All Less Than 119 gCO2/km, All-Electric Model in 2011

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Renault Fluence, which goes on sale in Turkey from November, will have three main markets: Turkey, Russia and Romania. Turkey. Launched in late 2003, the Mégane II four-door sold more than 140,000 units in Turkey in six years, making it the most popular car in its class. The medium-compact segment continues to expand and accounted for more than 40% of 2008 car sales in Turkey (up from 36% in 2005). The Renault Fluence. Click to enlarge.

Could THINK be saved from bankruptcy?

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A Turkey-based sustainable transport group, BD Otomotiv, is said to be in advanced negotiations with the Norwegian court-appointed Trustee of THINK Global to rescue the electric vehicle brand. Just two weeks after being driven into bankruptcy (see article) it appears there is fresh hope for electric car maker THINK.

Azure Dynamics selects Lotus for assembly support for Transit Connect Electric

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The gliders are shipped from the Ford manufacturing location in Turkey. Azure Dynamics Corporation has selected Lotus Lightweight Structures, a division of Group Lotus plc, to provide assembly support for the Transit Connect Electric for the European market. Lotus Lightweight Structures will be responsible for upfitting Azure’s patented ForceDrive battery electric powertrain into Ford Transit Connect gliders from its facility in Worcester, UK, beginning in June 2011.

Ford Car Buying Trends 2015 shows increasing demand for semi-autonomous driving technologies in Europe

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Turkey led with 86%, ahead of Finland (84%), and Sweden (80%). In the past year, more customers in Ireland went for diesel-powered cars (70%) than anywhere else, followed by Turkey and Romania (both 65%). For the same cars, 5-door versions were most likely to find a home in Greece (96%), Spain (87%) and Britain (83%); while 4-door versions were most popular in Turkey (87%).

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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.