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  1. Germany to introduce diesel ban over time
    Germany to introduce diesel ban over time 23 Aug 2017

    In an interview with German magazine Superille, Chancellor Angela Merkel declared that it's only a matter of time before the country that invented the modern car followed France, UK, India and other countries in banning new cars fitted only with gas or diesel engines- but it did not set an exact date until economic uncertainties associated with the country’s biggest industry are sorted out.

    Europe,Policy,Transport,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  2. BMW focuses on sustainable production
    BMW focuses on sustainable production 22 Aug 2017

    BMW Group production facilities utilize a variety of methods to achieve an ambitious goal: using exclusively renewable energy in the production of premium vehicles around the world. In South Africa, BMW Plant Rosslyn even uses some four-legged friends to produce energy.

    Africa,Asia,Editor's Picks,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,Transport,COP 23
  3. Major Dutch aviation group goes for renewable energy
    Major Dutch aviation group goes for renewable energy 16 Aug 2017

    All business parts of Dutch company Royal Schiphol Group will be powered by sustainable energy from 1 January 2018.

    Europe,Sustainable Energy,Transport,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  4. Hawaii launched construction of its first public hydrogen vehicle fuelling station
    Hawaii launched construction of its first public hydrogen vehicle fuelling station 4 Aug 2017

    With a ground-breaking ceremony, Hawaii started the construction of its first public fuelling station for hydrogen vehicles, enabling the state to start selling hydrogen-fuelled cars by 2018.

    North America,Tech. & Innovation,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,COP 23
  5. California Regulators approve first phase of $800 million Volkswagen Zero-Emission Cars Investment
    California Regulators approve first phase of $800 million Volkswagen Zero-Emission Cars Investment 1 Aug 2017

    The California Air Resources Board (CARB) approved the first of four plans by VW to invest $800 million over 10 years in Zero-Emission Vehicle (ZEV) infrastructure, public outreach, and access to electric vehicles for residents of disadvantaged communities.

    North America,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  6. The world’s first sport utility electric truck has been unveiled
    The world’s first sport utility electric truck has been unveiled 28 Jul 2017

    The New York- based EV startup, Bollinger Motors, presented the B1 – the world’s first all-electric, all-wheel drive sport utility truck.

    North America,Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Transport,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  7. UK to ban new diesel and petrol vehicles from 2040
    UK to ban new diesel and petrol vehicles from 2040 26 Jul 2017

    The government is set to announce the ban of new diesel and petrol cars and vans from 2040 onwards as part of the Clean Air Strategy.

    Europe,Policy,Transport,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  8. 35 Australian local governments pledge to reduce emissions
    35 Australian local governments pledge to reduce emissions 19 Jul 2017

    Thirty-five Australian local councils have now committed to develop green and climate-resilient communities, switching to renewables and building green transport infrastructure

    Oceania,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  9. India launched its first solar power DEMU train
    India launched its first solar power DEMU train 17 Jul 2017

    Last Friday, India launched its first solar-powered local train at the Safdarjung railway station.

    Asia,Sustainable Energy,Transport,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  10. Every new Volvo car to have an electric engine by 2019
    Every new Volvo car to have an electric engine by 2019 5 Jul 2017

    Swedish car manufacturer Volvo has announced its plans to become the first traditional automotive company to completely transition from internal combustion engines to electric engines by 2019

    Europe,Transport,Carbon Reduction

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