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24 Apr 2017

ALKANE TRUCK TO ESTABLISH ASSEMBLY OPERATIONS ACROSS NORTH AMERICA

ALKANE TRUCK TO ESTABLISH ASSEMBLY OPERATIONS ACROSS NORTH AMERICA This announcement comes after the newly inked deal with vehicle manufacturer Agrale Brazil. Alkane Truck Company, the Myrtle Beach, South Carolina-based assembler of alternative fuel vehicles, has announced it will establish more than a dozen assembly facilities in the USA, Canada and Mexico over the next 36 months. Alkane is coordinating with economic development offices across North America to identify potential business partners interested in becoming contract assemblers.

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18 Apr 2017

UK GOVERNMENT FUNDING FOR DRIVERLESS AND LOW CARBON PROJECTS

UK GOVERNMENT FUNDING FOR DRIVERLESS AND LOW CARBON PROJECTS The UK Government has awarded US$137 million (£109.7 million) of funding, alongside significant funding from industry, to help develop the next generation of driverless and low-carbon vehicles, as part of the Industrial Strategy and the government’s Plan for Britain.
Seven innovative projects will share grants from the latest round of funding from the Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC), the joint industry-government programme to put the UK at the forefront of low carbon vehicle technology.

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