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La Chine espère devenir LE PREMIER MARCHÉ DU MONDE et veut voir ses constructeurs y régner en maîtres. LA CHINE A DÉCIDÉ de subventionner son industrie de véhicules propres et annoncé la semaine dernière pour chaque voiture vendue une subvention conséquente pour le constructeur ainsi qu’une économie pour l’acheteur. Lire l’article de La Tribune

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“So far in 2009, battery companies have received over $600 million in venture capital funding, compared with $478 million garnered for 2008, according to research analyst Lux Research. The investment isn’t without reason. In a report released Tuesday, Lux predicted that the energy storage market will grow to become a $60 billion industry by 2013.”… » read more

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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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