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Airlander 10 set to receive GPB1 million investment to return as EV

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World’s longest aircraft is expected to be re-invented in a move towards “zero-carbon aviation” Bedford-based firm Hybrid Air Vehicles (HAV) has been awarded over GBP1 million (US$1.29 million) by the UK Aerospace Research and Technology Programme to reconvert its Airlander 10 into an all-electric vehicle. The original test date for …

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Three additional eCitaro emission-free buses added to Rhein-Neckar-Verkehr portfolio

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The new routes will connect recently developed districts to Mannheim German transport firm Rhein-Neckar-Verkehr (rnv) has taken on an additional three eCitaro electric buses and will create two electric bus routes in Mannheim, extending the local transport network. The three new Mercedes-Benz eCitaro buses will be run by the transport …

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Hitachi Rail Class 385 electric trains connect two major Scottish cities on all lines

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The trains will replace diesel models running between Edinburgh and Glasgow New electric trains have now replaced ageing diesel trains on all five lines connecting Scotland’s capital and Glasgow. In an agreement between Hitachi Rail and Dutch public transport firm Abellio, which operates Scottish regional and commuter rail services franchise …

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DuPont unveils electric and hybrid vehicle solutions at Auto Shanghai 2019

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DuPont’s polymers can replace metals used in EVs to meet challenges facing increased EV adoption DuPont Transportation & Advanced Polymers (T&AP) has introduced a series of applications from its innovative electric and hybrid vehicle solutions portfolio during Auto Shanghai 2019. The anticipated release of practical applications is the first since …

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Nikola showcases five zero-emission products at Nikola World

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Nikola discussed the company’s hydrogen vision at the Nikola World event Nikola CEO Trevor Milton has unveiled five of his company’s new products at Nikola World. “We want to transform everything about the transportation industry,” said Milton. “With Nikola’s vision, the world will be cleaner, safer and healthier.” The first …

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