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  1. Toyota embarks on electric vehicles production through new partnership with Mazda and Denso
    Toyota embarks on electric vehicles production through new partnership with Mazda and Denso 19 Oct 2017

    Through a new partnership between Toyota, Mazda, and Denso, the three automobile companies will jointly establish a new company to develop zero-emission electric cars.

    Asia,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  2. Qantas Airways to operate biofuel flight from LA to Melbourne by 2020
    Qantas Airways to operate biofuel flight from LA to Melbourne by 2020 16 Oct 2017

    Last Friday, Australian based Qantas Airways announced that its Los Angeles based aircraft will be powered by biofuel from 2020 onwards.

    Oceania,North America,Sustainable Energy,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  3. Norway triggers political debate over new EV tax
    Norway triggers political debate over new EV tax 16 Oct 2017

    Norway is proposing a what-is-known as “Tesla tax”, that would remove the tax exemption from the heaviest electric cars weighing more than 2 tonnes, triggering intense political debate about the future of EVs in the country.

    Europe,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  4. Paris plans to ban all petrol and diesel fuelled cars by 2030
    Paris plans to ban all petrol and diesel fuelled cars by 2030 13 Oct 2017

    According to Reuters, the Paris City Hall announced on Thursday that it plans to introduce a petrol and diesel phase-out plan in Paris by 2030, as a way to tackle significantly high levels of air pollution.

    Europe,Policy,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  5. Oxford to set up world’s first zero emissions zone
    Oxford to set up world’s first zero emissions zone 13 Oct 2017

    Oxford City Council and Oxfordshire County Council have jointly proposed the establishment of a Zero Emission Zone in Oxford City by banning petrol and diesel vehicles ban from parts of the city centre.

    Europe,Policy,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  6. Johnson Matthey will invest £200 million in battery storage technology in 2018
    Johnson Matthey will invest £200 million in battery storage technology in 2018 27 Sep 2017

    The British multinational giant Johnson Matthey announced that it will make an initial investment of £200 million in 2018 in the wake of the anticipated rapid growth of the electric vehicle market in the years to come.

    Europe,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  7. EasyJet announced strategic partnership to develop electric planes
    EasyJet announced strategic partnership to develop electric planes 27 Sep 2017

    On Wednesday, the UK-based low cost air company announced that it partnered with Wright Electric planning to develop its first commercial electric plane within the next decade.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Transport,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  8. Dubai announced incentives to boost electric vehicles deployment
    Dubai announced incentives to boost electric vehicles deployment 25 Sep 2017

    During a news conference held on Sunday, the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) in collaboration with Road and Transport Authority (RTA) announced a series of new incentives to spark the growth of electric mobility around the emirate.

    Middle East,Smart Cities,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  9. Hydrogen taxi service was launched in Hamburg offering up to 40% lower fares than regular taxis
    Hydrogen taxi service was launched in Hamburg offering up to 40% lower fares than regular taxis 13 Sep 2017

    On 8 September, the German ride-hailing service CleverShuttle launched its first hydrogen fuel cell fleet of taxis in Hamburg.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Smart Cities,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  10. Uber to make London drivers use only hybrid or all-electric cars and sets up a ‘green tax' for users
    Uber to make London drivers use only hybrid or all-electric cars and sets up a ‘green tax' for users 8 Sep 2017

    In an attempt to help tackle air pollution in London, the pioneer ride-hailing company Uber announced that by 2020, all its drivers should use hybrid or fully electric cars as part of its Clean Air Plan to help mitigate air pollution levels in the UK capital.

    Europe,Finance,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum

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