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Faurecia and Michelin to create a global leader in hydrogen mobility

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Fuel cells are on the EU’s six Important Projects of Common Interest. Michelin and Faurecia will create a joint venture bringing together all of Michelin’s fuel cell related activities – including its subsidiary Symbio – with those of Faurecia. Symbio will be owned equally by Faurecia and Michelin. This French …

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Opel hometown to boast high EV charger concentration in EU

Udo Bausch, Michael Lohscheller, Prof. Dr. Bodo A. Igler (von links)

Opel’s hometown of Rüsselsheim am Main will install close to 1,300 charging stations Rüsselsheim am Main, Opel and the RheinMain University are driving the extension of the charging infrastructure for electric vehicles. Sponsored by the Federal Ministry of Economics, the installation of around 1,300 charging stations across the city will …

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Ferguson Marine to develop world’s first renewables-powered hydrogen ferry

Celebrating the funding of the hydrogen-powered HySeas III

HySeas III will use hydrogen generated from renewable electricity Ferguson Marine Engineering has led a European consortium to secure EU funding to build and launch the world’s first hydrogen-fuelled sea-going car and passenger ferry, HySeas III. The supported development is expected to cost around 12.6 million euros, of which 9.3 …

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JIVE 2 – €106M for European hydrogen bus project

FCEV buses in Aberdeen

European cities throughout Germany, France, Norway, Sweden, Iceland, the Netherlands, and the UK, have signed up to the JIVE 2 project which will see over 150 hydrogen fuel-cell buses deployed on the streets. JIVE 2 has been dubbed an “expansion of the JIVE initiative”, rather than an independent project, and …

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EC takes action to reinforce EU leadership in clean vehicles

European Commission, Brussels.

The EC proposes new targets for the EU fleet wide average CO2 emissions of new passenger cars and vans to help accelerate the transition to low- and zero emission vehicles The European Commission today took a decisive step forward in implementing the EU’s commitments under the Paris Agreement for a …

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New study shows EVs emit 50% less GHGs than diesel

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Even using carbon-intensive power, EVs are cleaner and produce fewer emissions than the average diesel car Although EVs are undoubtedly cleaner while on the roads, critics often charge them with being responsible for the same – or even greater – emissions as diesel and other ICE cars during their production …

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eTrucks could reach 15% of market by 2030, says McKinsey Energy Insights

MAN electric truck concept.

Some sectors and regions could see penetration rates of eTrucks as high as 35%, analysis suggests If the economics of privately-owned, light-duty electric vehicles are persuasive, the potential gains for commercial and industrial users are even greater. The pace of change in the eTruck sector in particular is moving faster …

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