Tag: EU Commission

Oct 17, 2019 - 02:31 pm

EU investigates Hungarian subsidies for Samsung SDI

The European Commission has opened an investigation against Hungary to assess whether Hungary’s plans to grant €108 million in subsidies to Samsung SDI for the expansion of its battery cell production plant in Göd follow EU rules on regional state aid.

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Oct 7, 2019 - 06:21 pm

Denmark wants EU to phase out fossil fuel-powered cars by 2030

Denmark called on the EU Commission to introduce an EU-wide ban on diesel and petrol cars by 2040 preceded by a phase-out from 2030 in its climate strategy. Ten other European Union countries backed the proposal Denmark made during a meeting of EU environment ministers in Luxembourg.

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Sep 13, 2019 - 02:38 pm

Enel completes fast-charging grid EVA+ in Italy & Austria

Together with its automotive partners, Enel has completed the construction of all 200 fast-charging stations of EU project EVA+ (Electric Vehicle Arteries) in Italy and Austria. In both countries the 50 kW multi-chargers now add up to 400 charging points for all kinds of electric cars.

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Jul 30, 2019 - 01:38 pm

BMW loses appeal for more government funding

BMW is to receive fewer German government subsidies for the construction of the i3 and i8 at its Leipzig plant than it had applied for. The federal German government originally considered paying BMW 45 million euros, but the EU Commission only approved 17 million.

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Jun 19, 2019 - 12:48 pm

Germany: 3 battery consortia will be funded

To stimulate domestic battery cell production, the German Federal Ministry of Economics will most likely fund three consortia a total of 1 billion euros ($1.12 billion USD). Of these, only the project of Peugeot, Opel and the battery manufacturer Saft has been confirmed by name.

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May 1, 2019 - 03:28 pm

PSA, Opel and Saft battery consortium ready to go

The Franco-German initiative announced last December for setting up a battery cell production facility is becoming concrete. The economic ministries of both countries have now proposed the alliance as the first consortium for funding from the EU Commission.

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Mar 4, 2019 - 08:21 pm

Germany releases extra €180M to fund electric buses

The German Ministry for the Environment (BMU) is providing an additional 180 million euros for the purchase of electric buses to select cities exceeding the NOx levels set within the EU. Other towns may also apply for a share of the remaining funds.

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Dec 12, 2018 - 04:42 pm

EU fails to agree on emissions targets for new cars

The European Parliament, the EU Commission and the member states led by the Austrian Council Presidency have postponed their talks in the dispute over stricter climate protection targets for new cars in the EU. So far they have not been able to reach an agreement.

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Oct 8, 2018 - 05:43 pm

EU Commission to invest €700M in greener transport

The European Commission has proposed to invest 695.1 million euros in 49 projects aiming to develop a more sustainable transport infrastructure in Europe. Funding includes all transport modes, from airports and ports to rail and roads, here with a nod to electric cars.

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Jun 9, 2018 - 03:21 pm

Germans lagging behind on charging infrastructure

The German government has received unpleasant news from Brussels: After the recently announced lawsuit from the EU commission regarding the overly high NOx emissions, this time the charging infrastructure has been found to be lacking.

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May 17, 2018 - 01:30 pm

EU suing France, UK and Germany over air pollution levels

The EU Commission is getting tough and has announced to take six European states, among them France, Germany, and Britain to the EU Court of Justice for failing to respect air quality limits. They had been introduced in 2005 and 2010 and warnings had preceded the case.

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May 15, 2018 - 03:34 pm

EU pushes to cut CO2 emission from trucks by 30%

The call to cut CO2 emissions continues with the EU now explicitly targeting trucks for the first time. Greenhouse gas emission by transport’s heavy weights is to be reduced by 30 percent by 2030, a draft states that will be out for review this Thursday.

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Apr 16, 2018 - 11:06 pm

Tighten EU emission regulation, please

It is not every day the EU hears someone asking them to give them stricter regulations and this time, it is neither citizens nor environmental organisations but industrial heavy weights. Those dealing in deliveries brought by trucks want tougher rules so that they can come clean.

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Mar 14, 2018 - 01:55 pm

EU inks Innovation Deal for battery regulation

The EU Commission has made a deal with 8 partners to review regulations governing EV battery recycling and reuse scenarios. Among the signees is the Renault-Nissan Alliance next to ministers from both France and the Netherlands.

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Feb 25, 2018 - 07:10 pm

European Battery Alliance (EBA) is taking shape

The European Battery Alliance (EBA) has been conjured up by the EU Commission. Their latest action plan outlines a schedule until 2023 and names various players along the entire value chain. The aim is to set up a European cell production in order to break the dependency on Asian suppliers.

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Dec 4, 2017 - 03:02 pm

EU funding to initiate pan-European charging network

The European Commission suggests to invest 1bn euros out of the CEF (Connecting Europe Facility) fund to support a total of 39 infrastructure projects. Among them: The installation of a pan-European network with 340 charging stations. This network shall spread out across 13 European countries.

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Jul 18, 2016 - 08:04 am

EU Commission, Nitin Gadkari.

European-Flag“The Commission will speed up analytical work on design options for standards for heavy duty vehicles and will launch a public consultation to prepare the ground for a legislative proposal.”

This is from a EU Commission document recovered by Reuters, that outlines limits on CO2 emissions from trucks for the first time. The draft also includes new fuel efficiency standards for cars and vans from 2020.
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Nitin-Gadkari“He proposed to the Tesla senior executives to make India their Asia manufacturing hub and offered land near major Indian ports to facilitate export of their vehicles to South and South East Asian countries.”

This is the reasoning behind a recent visit of India’s minister for transport, Nitin Gadkari, at Tesla’s factory in Fremont. If he managed to convince the Californians to start manufacturing in India remains to be seen.
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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2019/10/17/eu-investigates-hungarian-subsidies-for-samsung-sdi/
17.10.2019 14:42