Kia Niro, a plug-in hybrid with electric vehicle bonuses

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Conference: Deciphering the new European regulation on car distribution

Don’t miss the conference organized by Autoactu.com, on June 28, on the new rules for car distribution, with the exceptional participation of a representative of DG Competition of the European Commission.

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Lithium: Eramet sees other opportunities in South America

(Reuters) – Eramet would like to develop new lithium production sites in South America, particularly in Chile and Bolivia, the mining group’s new chief strategy officer told Reuters, as it strengthens its position in this strategic metal to battery powered vehicles.

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Kerim Bournonville appointed head of the new business services division of the Volkswagen Group of France

The Volkswagen France Group announces the creation of a new business services division of the group under the responsibility of Kerim Bournonville.

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Ghislain Laffite is the new director of Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles in France

From 1 July 2022, Ghislain Lafitte is appointed Director of Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles France, succeeding Kerim Bournonville.

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EU to end Russian oil imports by 90%

(Reuters) – European Union heads of state and government agreed on Monday to immediately ban more than two-thirds of Russian oil imports and close 90% of them by the end of the year, a move aimed at depleting sources of funding. of Moscow’s “war machine”.

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Windshield Replacement: The Boom of Rogue Networks

The windshield replacement market has been booming since the 2015 Hamon law, which allows policyholders to choose their repairman. Unlicensed networks are proliferating, supporting franchises and freebies to attract customers.

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Possible fuel shortage this summer in Europe, warns IEA head

(Reuters) – Europe could face fuel shortages this summer due to tight oil markets, International Energy Agency (IEA) executive director Fatih Birol told the German newspaper Spiegel.

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EU GDP could fall by 4.2% in the event of a total embargo on Russian energy, stresses the Bank of Spain

(Reuters) – The interruption of Russian energy exports could cause a short-term contraction of 2.5% to 4.2% in the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the entire European Union, the Bank of Spain highlights in a published report. this tuesday. .

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Ineos will also produce a small electric 4×4 in Hambach

The rustic Grenadier 4×4 won’t go on sale until later in the year, but Ineos Automotive President Jim Ratcliffe is already planning ahead with another smaller 4×4, which will run on electricity.

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Ilaria Caputo takes over as interim CEO of Arc Europe

The board of directors of Arc Europe entrusted Ilaria Caputo, succeeding Stefano Sarti, the interim management.

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Igor Makovetzki joins BYD Europe as Director in France

BYD Europe announces the creation of a department in France under the responsibility of Igor Makovetzki.

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Michel Maggi, President of GNCO: “Stellantis must support us by promoting the production of Opel models”

Still losing in the first quarter, the Opel chain would, however, accumulate a backlog of almost 4 months of orders. The distributor group, GNCO, urges the manufacturer to promote the manufacture of its models to reach the 50,000 deliveries necessary for the profitability of the network this year.

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EU GDP could fall by 4.2% in the event of a total embargo on Russian energy, stresses the Bank of Spain

(Reuters) – The interruption of Russian energy exports could cause a short-term contraction of 2.5% to 4.2% in the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the entire European Union, the Bank of Spain highlights in a published report. this tuesday. .

01/06/2022

Possible fuel shortage this summer in Europe, warns IEA head

(Reuters) – Europe could face fuel shortages this summer due to tight oil markets, International Energy Agency (IEA) executive director Fatih Birol told the German newspaper Spiegel.

01/06/2022

EU to end Russian oil imports by 90%

(Reuters) – European Union heads of state and government agreed on Monday to immediately ban more than two-thirds of Russian oil imports and close 90% of them by the end of the year, a move aimed at depleting sources of funding. of Moscow’s “war machine”.

01/06/2022

CO2 regulations: the changes promoted by T&E

Next week, MEPs will vote in plenary on their position on the future CO2 regulation for cars and vans. In an open letter published yesterday and signed by 51 NGOs, the Transport and Environment association is pushing for the adoption of a binding CO2 emission reduction target by 2027 and the removal of Zlev and massive bonuses.

05/31/2022

In Israel, artificial intelligence to end traffic jams

(AFP) – Monstrous traffic jams are the daily life of Israelis, whose country is considered one of the worst in this area, but artificial intelligence and its algorithms could help combat the phenomenon, according to an Israeli high-tech company.

05/31/2022

European Union: Russian oil embargo will give exemption for pipelines

(Reuters) – European Union heads of state and government will agree on Monday in principle that the sixth package of EU sanctions against Russia for its military offensive in Ukraine should include an embargo on Russian oil, with a temporary exemption. for pipeline imports.

05/31/2022

An electric car at 100 euros a month: the government is preparing its offer

(AFP) – An electric car at 100 euros a month for the most modest French: this measure promised by the government is still unclear and could involve heavy subsidies.

05/30/2022

Bioethanol: car conversions multiplied by seven in one year

(AFP) – Vehicle conversions to bioethanol (E85) increased sevenfold in France in the first quarter of 2022, according to records published on Tuesday by L’Argus and the company NGC-Data.

05/25/2022

Avtovaz will resume production in early June, reports RIA Novosti

(Reuters) – Avtovaz, Russia’s biggest automaker, will resume production in early June, the RIA Novosti news agency reported on Tuesday, citing the company’s new chief executive.

05/25/2022

Toyota: Japan production halted again due to Shanghai containment

(AFP) – The world’s number one automaker, Toyota, announced on Tuesday additional partial production shutdowns in Japan between late May and early June, linked to the continuation of the lockdown in Shanghai, which is disrupting their supply chains.

05/25/2022

Charging stations: the outdoor car parks of the collective housing in question

While the climate law provides for a system of financing the Enedis infrastructure in the covered parking lots of collective housing, outdoor parking lots, which require more expensive work, are not taken into account, notes a study by Tera Consultores.

05/24/2022

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