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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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“The government announced a 25 million pound project on Tuesday to run trials of electric vehicles that will help the country reduce carbon emissions from car transport. The government funding, won by eight consortia which are predominantly made up of car manufacturers, energy providers and universities, was announced by Science Minister Paul Drayson and Transport… » read more

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