Tag: EU

Feb 18, 2021 - 03:35 pm

Pipistrel developing emissions-free regional aircraft

Slovenian aircraft manufacturer Pipistrel is working on a zero-emission regional aircraft with 20 seats, which should be available between 2028 and 2030. The Miniliner concept now unveiled could fly on hydrogen, although Pipistrel says it is still evaluating various propulsion solutions.

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Jan 25, 2021 - 10:15 pm

MAN finds eTGM truck promising for off-peak deliveries

MAN proves in Munich that e-trucks are suitable for inner-city driving at sensitive times. The test drives with the all-electric MAN eTGM truck showed a time saving of 15 to 30 per cent by shifting the time window of deliveries to the off-peak hours of the day.

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Jan 22, 2021 - 02:29 pm

Nissan’s UK plant in Sunderland secured

The future of the British Nissan plant in Sunderland is secure in the long term due to the trade agreement reached between the UK and the EU. In return, the Japanese automaker is even investing in the English site.

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Jan 21, 2021 - 04:59 pm

Volkswagen Group misses EU CO2 fleet targets narrowly

The Volkswagen Group just missed the EU’s CO2 fleet targets for 2020. The CO2 pool formed with other manufacturers fell short by around 0.5 g/km last year. By contrast, the VW and Audi brands exceeded their CO2 fleet targets, primarily due to the ramp-up of the ID.3 and rising e-tron sales.

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Jan 21, 2021 - 02:41 pm

Tesla gets green light to prep battery plant at Giga Berlin

Tesla can start preparations for its battery factory at the Giga Berlin site in Grünheide ahead of schedule. Tesla has been granted a provisional start for the work upon request, according to a BMWi spokesperson, although this is in itself not a building permit.

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Jan 11, 2021 - 08:49 pm

DLR & SINTEF research cobalt-free electrodes

The German Aerospace Center (DLR) and Norway’s SINTEF institute are researching cobalt-free lithium-ion batteries in the EU project HYDRA together with ten partners. They want to test an industry-ready prototype for real-world operation in a ship battery system.

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Jan 5, 2021 - 05:05 pm

Research project starts for electric ships in the EU

A group of 13 partners from the entire value chain of ship electrification have launched ‘Current Direct’, a research project that aims, among other things, to reduce the cost of battery-electric propulsion systems in shipping and build an ‘Energy as a Service’ platform.

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Dec 18, 2020 - 01:05 pm

23 European nations launch IPCEI Hydrogen

The German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy has just announced the launch of the IPCEI Hydrogen. This is a joint European project (Important Projects of Common European Interest, or IPCEI) analogous to the two initiatives already launched in the field of battery cell manufacturing.

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Dec 17, 2020 - 10:21 pm

Nissan opts against making Ariya EV in UK due to Brexit

Nissan decided against assigning the Sunderland plant to make the new Ariya model. All hopes to increase if not secure production in Britain with the new electric car are dashed as the company appears to have changed plans, possibly due to a no-deal Brexit.

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Dec 11, 2020 - 12:04 pm

EU announces stricter climate targets for 2030

The EU has adopted more ambitious climate protection targets for 2030. By this year, CO2 emissions are now to be reduced by at least 55 per cent compared with 1990. Previously, a reduction in CO2 emissions of only 40 per cent was planned by 2030.

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Dec 10, 2020 - 04:09 am

EU reveals Sustainable and Smart Mobility Strategy

The European Commission has published its Sustainable and Smart Mobility Strategy with an Action Plan involving 82 initiatives that should guide transport policies in Europe for the next four years. The Strategy also includes transport industry transition targets by 2030, 2035 and 2050.

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Nov 24, 2020 - 02:02 pm

Europe gets help from China & Tesla on battery cells

The European Battery Alliance has reached more than 500 members from the industry three years after its foundation. At the European Conference on Batteries, politicians and entrepreneurs discussed the future of battery production in Europe with a prominent guest from California.

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Nov 2, 2020 - 02:22 pm

Honda joins CO2 pool of Tesla and FCA in Europe

Honda has joined the CO2 pool of Tesla and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) in the EU, according to an official document from the European Commission. The Honda e registrations appear insufficient to reduce Honda’s overall fleet emissions.

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Oct 5, 2020 - 09:39 pm

NEXT-E charging network to work with Hubject

The EU project NEXT-E with 252 fast-charging stations will soon be connected to Hubject’s eRoaming platform Intercharge. This involves 222 fast chargers with 50 kW and 30 HPC stations with 150 to 350 kW charging capacity in seven Eastern European countries.

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Sep 30, 2020 - 12:54 pm

The EC launches European Raw Materials Alliance ERMA

To secure the supply of raw materials such as lithium or rare earth in Europe, the EU Commission launched the European Raw Materials Alliance today. ERMA already includes 150 companies as well as non-governmental organizations, associations and governments.

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Sep 24, 2020 - 01:44 pm

Hubject integrates Ubitricity charge points

Hubject and Ubitricity have decided to collaborate across Europe. All future public charging points in Europe that will be operated by Ubitricity will automatically be available on Hubject’s eRoaming network.

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Sep 17, 2020 - 01:44 pm

EU Parliament demands maritime emission control

The European Parliament has voted for the inclusion of CO2 emissions from maritime shipping in the EU Emissions Trading Scheme to decarbonise naval transport. Now the EU Parliament is to begin negotiations with the EU states on concrete legislation.

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Sep 3, 2020 - 04:05 pm

Germany to promote e-mobility via EU Council

Germany apparently wants to use its EU Council Presidency to promote e-mobility. In addition to the mandatory construction of hydrogen filling stations, fast-charging stations and a uniform payment system will also be promoted.

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Aug 19, 2020 - 12:37 pm

UK to remain with EU CO2 emission regulations

It is looking like the UK is to remain with EU regulation on CO2 emission standards even after leaving the European Union at the end of this year. A new consultation points out as much and is open for comments until 21 August.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2021/02/18/pipistrel-developing-emissions-free-regional-aircraft/
18.02.2021 15:56