France is set to welcome a new semiconductor production site on its soil as it continues the drive to position itself on the global market amid growing shortages, though it is still unclear where funding for the new plant is coming from.
Vietnamese and joint Russian-Vietnamese companies will continue their activities in Russia and on global markets despite sanctions, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said at a press conference following talks with Vietnamese Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son.
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The Russian air defense forces shot down two Su-25 planes of the Ukrainian Air Force near the settlements of Barvenkovo and Kurulka in the Kharkov Region.
The decision by EU countries in the early hours of Wednesday (29 June) to ban the sale of polluting vehicles by 2035 was widely seen as a death sentence for the internal combustion engine in the EU.
With the 2035 ban on the production of new combustion engine cars almost set in stone, carmaker regions of the EU have banded together to demand a support mechanism to ease the transition, similar to that implemented for coal regions.
As of 20305, new vehicles put on the EU market will need to reduce their CO2 emissions by 100%.
Italy’s EU representation in Brussels took the unusual step of sending detailed voting recommendations to Italian members of the European Parliament earlier this month, asking them to reject a proposed EU ban on petrol and diesel cars.
The Alter Invest company bought out 76.7% of the Sollers Auto, previously owned by the Sollers Group, the automotive company said in a statement.
The German Federal Cartel Office initiated new anti-trust proceedings against US digital giant Google because its mapping application, Google Maps, cannot be combined with other map services.