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Mining deals between Canada and German automakers could benefit NL’s industry, says executive

Ed Moriarity, executive director of Mining Industry NL, says Newfoundland and Labrador is in a good position to provide critical minerals to automakers for electric vehicle batteries. (Yusuf Ahmad/Reuters) The head of Mining Industry NL says Canada’s this week with its allies in Germany bode well for his sector. With much of the attention focused …

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Agreement with German automakers ‘unprecedented’ for Canada, says auto industry insider

Memorandums of understanding the federal government signed with two of Europe’s largest automakers are reported, according to the president of Canada’s Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association. On Tuesday the federal government announced it reached agreements with Volkswagen and Mercedes-Benz that would help the German automakers secure access to the critical minerals needed for electric vehicle batteries. …

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German start-up wins legal fight against Piaggio to sell e-scooters in Europe

Classic or not so classic, the electric scooter market is undergoing a sea of ​​change, and globally new-age players are looking to reinvent the design language for the two-wheeler segment. It is no doubt that Italian automaker Piaggio redefined the scooter segment when it first launched the Vespa in 1946, which has undergone many revisions …

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People Think These German Classic Cars Are Awesome… They’re Not

Over the years, German cars have built a reputation for being technological pioneers, delivering incredible performance and sumptuous luxury. In many ways, this is merited. The classic Models of cars like the Mercedes-Benz S-Class serve as a window into the future, consistently showing us technology that could be said to be 10 years ahead of …

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Penn College manufacturing students witness German auto industry firsthand | Education

Williamsport, Pa. — Fun and education merged when a group of Pennsylvania College of Technology students recently took a 16-day trip to Germany. During the trip, the group had the opportunity to see precision metalworking tools, advanced robots, hydroelectric power systems, and Porsche car manufacturing. “Students were able to witness in-house examples of what makes …

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Mercedes-Benz dealers seek $650m compensation from German car maker in ‘fight of their lives’

Australian Mercedes-Benz dealers are in a $650 million “fight of their lives” against the luxury German car maker in a test case described as one of the most significant in franchise-law history. Key points: 38 Mercedes dealers are suing the German car-maker for $650 million in compensation Mercedes-Benz is one of a growing number of …

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