• Trump’s jobs push may open door to China 27 Mar 2017 00:43 Cairns Post US President Donald Trump's push to force US industry to bring jobs home is opening investment avenues for Chinese companies in Mexico, an executive with Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), the country's largest lender, says. Fears of …
  • Survey: 40 per cent of drivers would consider buying an EV 27 Mar 2017 00:26 Business Green Global poll of 43,000 people reveals high levels of support for emerging electric vehicle market, as motorists are won over by green credentials and low running costs Electric vehicles (EV) are becoming a serious contender for many motorists considering …
  • Toyota and Honda place a premium on practicality for New York 26 Mar 2017 23:03 CTV News At this year's New York International Auto Show, which officially gets underway on April 14, Toyota will be unveiling the latest iteration of its Sienna minivan while Honda will be using the event to showcase not one, but two new plug-in Clarity cars. …
  • Sustainable strategy 26 Mar 2017 22:49 Fiji Times Today in the last of the series the focus is on business responsibility for the environment. These days leaders of small businesses have their hands full just trying to survive. So why would they add a sustainability strategy to their already overloaded …
  • Going green with 100% EEV: MAI 26 Mar 2017 22:48 The Sun Daily PETALING JAYA: Malaysia is gearing towards launching only energy-efficient vehicles (EEV) by 2025, denoting a 100% EEV penetration, from 42.8% in 2016, said Malaysia Automotive Institute (MAI) CEO Datuk Madani Sahari. “I believe by 2025, all new models to …
  • Technion develops hydrogen production method that blows others out of the water 26 Mar 2017 22:41 Jerusalem Post Water. (photo credit:INGIMAGE) Technion-Israel Institute of Technology researchers have developed a new method for the production of hydrogen from water that uses solar energy in a centralized way at the point of sale, such as a gasoline station for …
  • Finance: Tesla is about to confront dueling best- and worst-case scenarios, and anything could happen (TSLA) 26 Mar 2017 22:20 Pulse Tesla is preparing for its biggest year ever. In the next six months, it will launch the $35,000 Model 3 mass-market car, and, over the course of 2017, the investment community will find out whether Elon Musk's company can live up to its new business …
  • Tesla is about to confront dueling best- and worst-case scenarios, and anything could happen 26 Mar 2017 22:19 Business Insider Tesla is preparing for its biggest year ever. In the next six months, it will launch the $35,000 Model 3 mass-market car, and, over the course of 2017, the investment community will find out whether Elon Musk's company can live up to its new business …
  • Mitsubishi: PHEV tech not yet cost-effective in small vehicles 26 Mar 2017 21:43 Car Advice Mitsubishi Motors says it does not yet have a viable business case for developing plug-in hybrid vehicles to sit below its highly successful Outlander PHEV crossover. This means that PHEV derivatives of vehicles such as the just-released Eclipse Cross …
  • Trinidad Pushes for Shift to Cleaner Fuel 26 Mar 2017 16:49 International Youth Leadership Network Caribbean Climate Wire, Climate Change, Energy, Environment, Featured, Green Economy, Headlines, Latin America & the Caribbean, Projects CNG fuel signs at the NP Ramco service station, on the Churchill-Roosevelt Highway, Orange Grove, Trinidad. Credit …
  • German firms doubt good business conditions will last -Ifo chief 26 Mar 2017 14:00 Reuters BERLIN Many German companies doubt the good conditions in Europe's largest economy will last as they fear disruption from new technologies, the head of the Munich-based Ifo economic institute told the Suedkurier newspaper.German business morale was …
  • Free charging for electric vehicles at DSO 26 Mar 2017 12:27 ITP.net Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO) is to allow owners of electric vehicle to use the charging stations on its premises free of charge until the end of the year. Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA), the regulatory body for DSO says its aim to encourage people to …
  • Here’s How The Tesla Inc Model 3 Could Change Driving Forever 26 Mar 2017 11:19 ETF Daily News Adam Jonas, an auto analyst at Morgan Stanley, believes new driver-assisted safety features in the Tesla Model 3 could make the $40,000 electric car 10 times safer than any car on the road today. That’s a really big deal. In a research note to clients, …
  • Seoul Motor Show to unveil world premieres, highlight green cars 26 Mar 2017 10:53 Korea Herald While the Seoul Motor Show is yet to reach the grandeur of other motor events, such as Auto Shanghai or the Tokyo Motor Show, this year’s event is set to capture audiences with two world premieres and an emphasis on environmentally-friendly vehicles, …
  • Germany’s post office pulls ahead of automakers in electric car race 26 Mar 2017 10:26 The Star The true test for Deutsche Post’s foray into truckmaking will come when VW and Renault SA respond in coming years with better offerings of their own, he said. For now, Deutsche Post is in an enviable position, saying it breaks even on the venture after …
  • First Drive: Honda Clarity soars with hydrogen 26 Mar 2017 09:14 4-traders March 26--Honda was green before green cars were cool, but the automaker gets less credit than latecomers to environmental awareness. Over the next few weeks, Honda will launch a new bid to be considered one of the auto industry's leaders in …
  • Honda Clarity soars with hydrogen 26 Mar 2017 09:10 4-traders March 26--Honda was green before green cars were cool, but the automaker gets less credit than latecomers to environmental awareness. Over the next few weeks, Honda will launch a new bid to be considered one of the auto industry's leaders in …
  • City inspectors to enforce electric bike offenses 26 Mar 2017 08:44 Arutz Sheva Public Security Minister Gilad Edan approved a program for training city inspectors to enforce traffic offenses committed by electric bicycle riders and riders of other electric vehicles. Application of the protocol will be executed in stages. In the …
  • Nissan Motor : Margot Robbie, Nissan’s first electric vehicle ambassador 26 Mar 2017 06:18 4-traders Margot Robbie raced the all-electric BladeGlider sports car around the Monaco Grand Prix circuit at midnight. Actor Margot Robbie has been revealed as Nissan's new electric vehicle ambassador. Robbie raced the all-electric BladeGlider sports car …
  • Nissan Motor : rolls out ultra-compact electric vehicle 26 Mar 2017 03:18 4-traders NISSAN Motor Co., Ltd. and the City of Yokohama are introducing a round-trip car sharing service featuring the Nissan New Mobility Concept, an ultra-compact electric vehicle. The service, "Choimobi Yokohama," enables users who register online to …
  • rolls out ultra-compact electric vehicle 26 Mar 2017 03:14 4-traders NISSAN Motor Co., Ltd. and the City of Yokohama are introducing a round-trip car sharing service featuring the Nissan New Mobility Concept, an ultra-compact electric vehicle. The service, "Choimobi Yokohama," enables users who register online to …
  • Automobile sales inch down in Korea on economic slump 26 Mar 2017 02:42 Korea Herald The number of cars newly registered in South Korea edged down in 2016 from a year earlier, data showed Sunday, as the prolonged economic slump weighed down consumers' sentiment. According to the data compiled by the Korea Automobile Manufacturers …
  • Gov. Inslee, Ore. governor vow to fight Trump environmental proposals 26 Mar 2017 02:29 The Seattle Times The Democratic governors of Washington and Oregon struck a defiant pose Saturday, vowing to fight proposals they expect soon from President Donald Trump they say would weaken environmental protection. By Seattle Times transportation reporter The …
  • Hyundai, Nissan, BMW, Audi Volkswagen ordered to recall faulty parts 26 Mar 2017 01:43 4-traders Hyundai Motor, Kia Motors. and other automakers have been ordered to recall faulty parts in some of their models, South Korea's transportation ministry said Friday. This is part of a broader recall order delivered by the Ministry of Land, …
  • Samsung SDI : Korea to develop battery-powered submarines by 2027 26 Mar 2017 01:43 4-traders The military plans to build three lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery-powered submarines by 2027, according to Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) officials Friday. Samsung SDI will make the batteries. Hanwha Techwin will develop a system for …