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ELEVEN ORGANISATIONS from across industries and transport modes join forces today to drive forward the electrification of surface transport

19-03-2013

Alstom, AVERE, CER, ETRA, EURELECTRIC, EUROBAT, Going-Electric, Nissan, Polis, UITP, and UNIFE join forces today by creating a Platform for the Electrification of Surface Transport.

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European Parliament opposes end to diesel subsidies

20-04-2012

The neutrality in taxation of fuel types did not get the support from Members of the European Parliament in the report on proposed EU legislation on energy taxation they adopted on 19 April. As the Parliament has only a consultative role on EU legislation on taxation, the final legislation will have to be agreed by Member States at a meeting in June.

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EU targets are realistic if there is the desire, MEP says

21-03-2012

Representatives from the European institutions, academia and industry exchanged their views on the challenges that the automotive industry faces in view of EU emission reduction targets from transport during the conference “EU debate on Electromobility” on 20 March 2012. Viability of the EU’s 2050 targets and ways to achieve them were the key topics discussed.

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Geneva Motor Show 2012: Green Pavilion and test drives

09-03-2012

The 82nd edition of the Geneva Motor Show is open to the public since yesterday, and until 18 March, visitors will get the opportunity to discuss with electric vehicle (EV) experts in the Green Pavilion, as well as test-drive 20 different EVs. +PHOTOS.

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Going-Electric in 2012: New services, new location, new website

01-02-2012

The Plug-in EV Infrastructure Europe 2011 was organised on 11-12 October 2011 in Frankfurt, Germany. 200+ EV experts attended the conference, including 25 senior level speakers who shared their views on electromobility.

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Exclusive interview with Jacques de Selliers, Managing Director, Going-Electric

31-01-2012

Going-Electric is the Association for Electric Vehicles and their Users in Europe. cars21.com took the opportunity to ask Jacques de Selliers, Managing Director of Going-Electric, about his industry and policy forecasts for 2012, as well as the best practices in terms of EV promotion.

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"Alternative fuels necessary to meet the policy objectives" CARS 21 Interim Report

20-12-2011

The CARS 21 HLG has published its Interim Report which gives first recommendations and key messages to better prepare tomorrow’s mobility. Environment, technology, jobs, competitiveness are discussed but the Group agrees that alternative fuels are necessary, not only because of upcoming oil scarcity, but also to meet policy objectives.

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Fuel cell vehicles from 2014 onwards, but infrastructure is needed

29-11-2011

On 22 and 23 November, Daimler, Linde, Honda, Intelligent Energy, Opel and Toyota organised the fourth annual edition of the Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles (FCEVs) Drive ‘n’ Ride in Brussels. Manufacturers plan to launch FCEVs on the market from 2014 onwards, but more infrastructure is needed for the market success of hydrogen fuel cells.

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CARS 21 high-level group: Interim Report in early December

25-11-2011

Part of the European Commission's modern industrial policy, the re-launched CARS 21 High Level Group will meet on 2 December and then publish the Interim Report in early December. Going-Electric summarises the first conclusions of the draft report, and next steps.

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Plug-in EV Infrastructure Europe 2011

20-10-2011

The Plug-in EV Infrastructure Europe 2011 was organised on 11-12 October 2011 in Frankfurt, Germany. 200+ EV experts attended the conference, including 25 senior level speakers who shared their views on electromobility.



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