The companies said Thursday their fuel cell joint venture, named cell centric, is carrying out preparatory work at a facility in Esslingen, Germany and that a decision on a location for large-scale series production will be announced in 2022. Daimler Truck and Volvo said they plan to start with customer tests of fuel-cell electric trucks in about three years and to launch largescale production by the end of the decade.
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AIRBUS-BOEING DEAL EASES US EU TENSIONS BUT CONFLICTS REMAIN
The deal the United States and the European Union reached this week to end their long-running rift over subsidies to Boeing and Airbus will suspend billions in punitive tariffs. It will ease trans-Atlantic tensions. And it will let the two sides focus on a common economic threat: China.
AMAZON ALLOTS $300 MILLION FOR HOUSING NEAR MASS TRANSIT
Amazon is providing $300 million in low-interest loans to support housing located near mass transit in the Washington, D.C., area and the Seattle and Nashville, Tennessee, regions.
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CASSILL TO BE PAID IN CRYPTOCURRENCY IN DEAL WITH VOYAGER
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THE SIGNIFICANCE OF CHINA'S NEW SPACE STATION
Adding a crew to China’s new orbiting space station is another major advance for the burgeoning space power.
HONG KONG WATCHING CHINESE NUCLEAR PLANT AFTER LEAK REPORTED
China’s government said Tuesday no abnormal radiation was detected outside a nuclear power plant near Hong Kong following a news report of a leak, while Hong Kong’s leader said her administration was closely watching the facility.
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SELF-DRIVING CAR PIONEER WAYMO GETS $2.5B TO FUEL AMBITIONS
Waymo, the self-driving car pioneer spun off from Google, isn’t allowing a recent wave of executive departures to detour its plans to expand its robotic taxi service.
LOUISIANA CREATES RULES FOR SELF-DRIVING DELIVERY DEVICES
Louisiana has created a framework for self-driving delivery robots to drop off packages on the state’s streets, under a bill backed by lawmakers and Gov. John Bel Edwards.
AUTOMAKERS BMW, VOLVO BACK MORATORIUM ON DEEP SEABED MINING
Automakers BMW and Volvo announced that they support a moratorium on deep seabed mining for minerals used in electric vehicle batteries and other products.
GOODBYE GAS: VOLVO TO MAKE ONLY ELECTRIC VEHICLES BY 2030
Volvo says it will make only electric vehicles by 2030. But if you want one, you’ll have to buy it online.
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