Tuesday, October 19

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Electric cars on a grand scale
Car and traffic

Electric cars on a grand scale

Car manufacturer Opel has switched production at the main plant in order to manufacture electric cars in large series. Although robots do a lot of work there, 300 jobs will soon be created. In the past few months, Opel or Stellantis, as the company is now called, has been in the headlines mainly because of the job cuts. A good 2,000 employees are to be cut across Germany through programs such as partial retirement, early retirement or severance payments. But now there is again positive news from Rüsselsheim. After a comprehensive conversion of production, in which around 1000 people were involved, the reintroduction of the two-shift system is expected to create 300 new jobs. This is what plant manager Michael Lewald said on Thursday during a tour of the plant with journalists. H...
Development of electric flying aircraft begins JAXA establishes consortium
Economy

Development of electric flying aircraft begins JAXA establishes consortium

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has recently established the “Aircraft Electrification Consortium,” an organization that aims to develop technologies for electrically-powered aircraft. Carbon dioxide (CO) that causes global warming as the world’s aircraft demand increases2) Is not emitted, and it aims to realize an “earth-friendly aircraft.”According to JAXA, the number of aircraft is expected to double in the next 20 years as global passenger demand increases. Jet fuel for aircraft is classified as fossil fuel because it is mainly made from the components obtained by refining natural crude oil. For this reason, CO by international aircraft at the General Assembly of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)2The momentum for global warming countermeasures in the av...
Opel gives the Manta a power surge
Companies

Opel gives the Manta a power surge

The Opel boss has announced it several times: Opel will soon only build electric cars. Now he is setting a goal for the year. And brings an icon back onto the market in a new guise. The Corsa-e drives ahead. Dhe older Opel fans will still remember: With the sporty Manta, the Rüsselsheim-based brand with the Blitz has won numerous customers for itself since 1970. The company produced the sister model of the Ascona until 1988, when that was the end of it. Soon, however, the Manta is about to be reintroduced in the car market. As Opel boss Michael Lohscheller announced on Thursday, the car should hit the streets in the middle of the current decade. As an electric car.From 2028 onwards, Opel will be “purely electric” in Europe, announced the CEO of the only German subsidiary of the...
Opel wants to be purely electric by 2028
Companies

Opel wants to be purely electric by 2028

Opel parent company Stellantis is launching an extensive investment program. From 2028 on, the Rüsselsheim-based company will only sell electric cars. There is also a famous classic among them. Dhe German car manufacturer Opel, now part of the Stellantis Group, plans to only sell electric cars in Europe from 2028 onwards. Opel wants to expand in China and bring a “Manta E” onto the market to increase the brand’s emotions. That’s what Opel boss Michael Lohscheller said at the presentation of the Group’s electric strategy, which includes 14 car brands from Peugeot and Citroen to Opel and Maserati to Fiat, Chrysler and Jeep. Opel is currently enjoying great success with the Corsa-e, which accounts for a good fifth of sales of the Corsa small car.The group, led by Carlos Tavares, pro...