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“China, the world’s bicycle kingdom — one for every three inhabitants — is going electric. Workers weary of crammed public transport or pedaling long distances to jobs are upgrading to battery-powered bikes and scooters. Even some who can afford cars are ditching them for electric two-wheelers to avoid traffic jams and expensive gasoline.” More… Source:… » read more

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On September 9, the 2009 European Transport Forum will take place in Brussels. Key European decision makers will have a debate on the future of transport. Sharing views on this topic is really important at that time, on the road to Copenhagen and on the road to the adoption of the new White Paper on… » read more

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“ROLLE, Switzerland (July 20, 2009) – Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., within the Renault-Nissan Alliance, today announced together with the governments of the United Kingdom and Portugal their plans to build two plants for the production of its advanced lithium-ion batteries in Europe. In doing so, the Renault-Nissan Alliance marks the first significant step towards producing… » read more

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“Smart is inviting applicants to take part in trials of the new, electric Smart Fortwo. With the support of a £2.5 million Technology Strategy Board, there is a project in London and the south-east with Smart as lead partner of a larger consortium, and one in the West Midlands with Ove Arup & Partners as… » read more

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