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DIESEL: Merkel Opens New Front in Fight Against Diesel Vehicle Bans

PRODUCERS: Lonmin Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2018 Production Report and Business Update

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: This Firm Promises Electric Car Charging in Just 15 Minutes


EMISSIONS: Road Haulage Truck Recall Likely as More Emissions Problems Discovered


EMISSIONS: Volvo Trucks Slumps After Warning on Faulty Emissions Part


BATTERIES: BMW, Northvolt and Umicore team up on battery recycling


PROJECTS: URU reports progress at its Zebediela project

EMISSIONS: How WLTP emissions rules hit plug-in hybrid sales

AUTO PRODUCTION: Valeo sees big industry shift to 48-volt systems

AUTO SALES: World's largest car market risks historic drop as Chinese buyers waver


EMISSIONS: Denmark ICE ban from 2030

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Groupe Renault strikes new energy-sector agreements with EDF, Total and ENEL for the promotion of electric mobility

AUTO SALES: Reverse gear: China car dealers push for tax cut as auto growth stalls


INVESTMENT: 2018 China Platinum Investment Forum and China Shipping Platinum Platinum Investment Product Launch Conference held in Taiyuan, Shanxi

FUEL CELLS: You can soon lease a Mercedes fuel cell car for 799 euros per month in Germany

HYDROGEN: Hydrogen the hot topic as Macquarie invests in a greener Pilbara


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: EVs no silver bullet and ICEs will stick around for decades - BP

EMISSIONS: Germany and Visegrad, aided by EU Commission, block ambitious car emission cuts


CLIMATE CHANGE: Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5ºC approved by governments

PRODUCERS: Tharisa will consider equity partner for giant PGM Zimbabwe project

FUEL CELLS: Today is 4th Annual National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day


AUTO PRODUCTION: Automakers' road maps to full-electric and plug-in hybrid cars


EMISSIONS: VW top-sellers now WLTP compliant, automaker says

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Why China is by far the world's largest market for full-electric cars


BATTERIES: EV battery producers prepare for huge production increase in Europe

EMISSIONS: EU lawmakers' proposed CO2 target criticized by auto industry

AUTO SALES: UK car sales fall around 20 percent in September


DIESEL: Peugeot to halt diesel engine development as demand drops

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: EU Parliament votes to accelerate the electric car transformation

FUEL CELLS: New Espen Øino 65m Waterecho project to feature hydro-fuel cell technology

AUTO PRODUCTION: VW's Skoda needs to boost annual capacity by 400,000 cars: CEO


AUTO SALES: German car registrations slump on new emissions tests: source

DIESEL: Germany pushes VW, BMW for trade-ins to defuse diesel crisis

AUTO PRODUCTION: Renault will cut diesel range in move to hybrid

EMISSIONS: EU Sees Lobbying Frenzy Ahead Of Car CO2 Vote

DIESEL: German parties agree to diesel costs deal

AUTO PRODUCTION: Mazda to revive rotary engine in push to electrify entire lineup


AUTO SALES:40% of Europeans say the next car they buy is likely to be electric

HYDROGEN: Japan takes a major step forward toward a hydrogen-based economy

EMISSIONS: On 3 October 2018, European Parliament will vote on proposed regulation on CO2 standards for cars and vans

AUTO SALES: French sales slip 13% in September on WLTP

MACROECONOMICS: Euro-Area Manufacturers Throw on Brakes Amid Trade War Turmoil


FUEL CELLS: Anglo American’s venture capital spin-off seeks investors to join in the hunt for fuel cell energy start-ups


DIESEL: Germany Grapples to Find Exit From Diesel-Emissions Crisis


AUTO SALES: VW, BMW, Mercedes, Porsche stop plug-in hybrid sales on new WLTP emissions rules

EMISSIONS: Fact sheet: future CO2 targets should be ambitious yet realistic

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: CARB amends Low Carbon Fuel Standard for wider impact

SOUTH AFRICA: Mantashe releases Mining Charter of compromises

JEWELLERY: Platinum Guild International and Lao Fengxiang held the 17th Shanghai International Jewelry Culture Festival

FUEL CELLS: Nel ASA: EU awards funding for large scale hydrogen bus project


AUTO PRODUCTION: Automakers trigger Brexit contingency plans as 'no deal' fears grow

HYDROGEN FUEL: ITM Power: Opens Seventh Hydrogen Refuelling Station at Johnson Matthey’s Swindon site on M4 corridor


LITHIUM: Portugal to launch tender of lithium exploration licences this year

JEWELLERY: Japan participates in the MidEast Watch and Jewellery Show for the first time with a national pavilion


FUEL CELLS: Re-Fire deploys 1000 fuel cell logistics vehicles

JEWELLERY: India And United States Seeing Rising Platinum Jewelry Sales, Says PGI

JEWLLERY: Gold and silver jewelry retail sales increased by 24% in the first eight months in Fujian province


AUTO PRODUCTION: Porsche to Cull Diesels in Shift Toward Electric Vehicles


JEWELLERY: PGI’s New Campaign Celebrates the Daughters Of Today


JEWELLERY: China's diamond consumption ranks second in the world, channel sinking trend highlights

AUTO SALES: Renault UK relaunches scrappage scheme


HYDROGEN: Electrolysis and freight offer good near-term prospects for hydrogen economy in UK

DIESEL: Frankfurt diesel ban challenged by regional government

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Germany to reach EV target later than planned

EMISSIONS: Automotive industry risks blowing its carbon budget within 10 years without drastic change, analysis shows


CHEMICAL DEMAND: German chemical industry (cites BASF) warns against disruptive no-deal Brexit

AUTO SALES: No-Deal Brexit Could Cost $7 Billion in Car Tariffs, Lobby Says

AUTONOMY: Daimler developing autonomous transport with BASF trials

AUTO SALES: Europe's August Car Sales Surge Ahead of New Emissions Tests

FUEL CELLS: Hyundai signs deal to sell 1,000 hydrogen-powered trucks in Switzerland

JEWELLERY: Platinum winter new products


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Only BMW Comes Close to China’s Electric-Vehicle Heavyweights

JEWELLERY: Hallmarking figures from all four UK Assay Offices


PRODUCERS: North American Palladium Completes a New Feasibility Study Featuring a Major Expansion of Underground Reserves

POLLUTION: 87% Of Indian Vehicle Owners Ready To Buy Electric Vehicles If That Reduces Pollution

SOUTH AFRICA: Ramaphosa gives taste of plan to kickstart economy


FUEL CELLS: Alstom’s hydrogen trains enter passenger service in Lower Saxony


FUEL CELLS: China’s fuel cell vehicles will reach 10,000 vehicles in 2020 and 1 million by 2030


OIL: ExxonMobil plans US$650m upgrade to Fawley refinery

EMISSIONS: Gestamp backs diesel as EC tightens emissions rules

FUEL CELLS: The Fuel Musk Called Stupid Seeks Another Shot at Green-Car Race


LITHIUM: Growing global electric vehicle market will more than double lithium demand over the next 5 years

JEWELLERY: Platinum Bridal Sales 'Strong' in China

JEWELLERY: 2018 Shenzhen international jewellery fair


EMISSIONS: Future EU CO2 targets for cars and vans: auto makers sound alarm after parliament vote

EMISSIONS: Cost-benefit assessment of the China VI emission standard for new heavy-duty vehicles

AUTO SALES: China auto sales drop again on trade war, economic gloom


AUTO SALES: China Car Sales Drop as Economic Woes, U.S. Trade War Hit Buyers

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Reliable temperature measurement in electric vehicles

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Will GST be a game changer for the Electric Vehicle market in India?


AUTO SALES: Gov't eyes tax breaks for car buyers to offset impact of sales tax hike


SOUTH AFRICA: Sanlam urges SA to adopt policy certainty as country tips into recession

PLATINUM: How imports and exports will impact platinum until 2023

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Lack of choice, not public charging points, is to blame for the slow uptake of electric cars

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Mercedes worries about warranty costs for new EQC electric crossover

PRODUCERS: Another creditable performance from Northam

AUTO SALES: Behind the sudden decline in China's auto sales - Beijing’s crackdown on peer-to-peer lending platforms

SOUTH AFRICA: The Promise and Peril of South African Land Reform

PRODUCERS: Investors fret ARM will seek M&A after clawing back stability

PRODUCERS: Growth strategy begins to deliver - Northam Platinum

PRODUCERS: Northam may buy Zambezi shares as looks to shareholder returns

INVESTMENT: The World Platinum Investment Council: Putting platinum in pole position

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Electric cars are far better for the environment than diesel


EMISSIONS: Green activists win Frankfurt ban on older diesel, gasoline vehicles

FUEL: Fuel types of new cars: diesel -15.5%, petrol +19.8%, electric +43.8% in second quarter of 2018

FUEL CELLS: CaFCP: 1,000 H2 stations enabling 1M fuel cell electric vehicles on California roads in 2030

POWERTRAINS: The future is electric, but why’s it taking so long?

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: India Proposes a Goal of 15% Electric Vehicles in Five Years


HYDROGEN: Global hydrogen coalition quadruples size in 18 months

FUEL CELLS: Hydrogen fuel cars may one day be powered by plastic waste

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Daimler's Zetsche more cautious on EV forecast

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Electric Trucks Could Save Europe 11 Billion Barrels of Oil

EMISSIONS: WLTP excused models

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Electric vehicle sales surge in UK as fuel prices rise


SOUTH AFRICA: Treasury must abandon carbon tax plan in light of IRP

SOUTH AFRICA: South Africa’s Economy Slips Into First Recession Since 2009

RUTHENIUM: 5 held for robbing businessman of Ruthenium

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Negative job impact of forced electric car push underestimated by European Commission, report shows

AUTO SALES: US August auto sales


AUTO SALES: French sales rise 40% in August on new WLTP test


AUTO SALES: Low priced, damaged, imported cars can pose risk to drivers

EMISSIONS: Clean mobility: New emissions tests become mandatory for all new cars from 1 September 2018

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Japan's Itochu to buy stake in Chinese EV startup Singulato

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Should you buy an electric car?


AUTO SALES: Ireland importing 100 'dirty diesels' from UK for each electric vehicle sold

FUEL CELLS: Ballard enters strategic partnership with Weichai Power; 19.9% stake in Ballard and new JV; fuel cell commercial vehicles

EMISSIONS: California Car Emissions Rise as Trump’s Cuts to Standards Loom

EMISSIONS: VW brand says half of models in Germany have no clearance for new emissions standard

AUTO PRODUCTION: UK car manufacturing tumbles in July

EMISSIONS: PSA says all passenger cars now WLTP compliant


EMISSIONS: Eberspaecher and China Yuchai subsidiary form JV for emission control systems for commercial vehicles

FUEL CELLS: Platinum-using fuel cells making more headway

DIESEL: Diesel deaths – complete list of 2018's axed models


AUTO PRODUCTION: Nissan produces first electric cars targeting Chinese market

PRODUCERS: Northam prepares to grow


AUTO SALES: Cumulative PEV sales in California at 8.6% of 5M 2030 goal; BEVs at 4.4%

JEWELLERY: Platinum jewelry is still more expensive than gold, but sales are falling (China)


AUTO NEWS: US households are holding on to their vehicles longer

DIESEL: Electric Trucks Facing Long Road to Unseat Diesel Engines


AUTO SALES: U.S. households are holding on to their vehicles longer

FUEL CELLS: Bosch entering strategic partnership with SOFC company Ceres Power; to make £9M investment

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Surging Demand for Electric Vehicles

PRODUCERS: Implats to report record loss on plan to cut mines

PRODUCERS: Implats to report record loss on plan to cut mines


AUTO PRODUCTION: Hong Kong Bears Pile Into Short Bets on Chinese Automakers

EMISSIONS: City of London weighs limited ban on non-electric vehicles

DIESEL: Sinopec Shanghai ahead of schedule in providing cleaner diesel


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Tesla Sues Ontario for Pulling Plug on Electric Car Rebates


DIESEL: Truckers Asleep at the Wheel as Diesel Price Shock Creeps Closer

RAND: For Once, Turkey's Not to Blame for South African Rand's Slump

GOLD: Gold Trading Volumes Double in Turkey Amid Currency Crisis

DIESEL: Keep on Truckin’: New Generation of Diesel Power Now Drives 36% of U.S. Commercial Trucks

RAND: South African rand slumps after Moody's warning, stocks tumble


PRODUCERS: Platinum group metals lift mining production in June

FUEL CELLS: DOE selects 28 hydrogen and fuel cell R&D projects for $38M in funding

LITHIUM: China's Ganfeng buys SQM's stake in lithium project for $87.5m

JEWELLERY: Gold and Platinum up double digits in latest Hallmarking figures

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Scientists create battery that refuels electric cars in seconds


GOLD: Gold breaks $1200 as Dollar Reaches 13-month High and Turkish Crisis Hits Emerging Markets

FUEL CELLS: Hyundai plans fuel cell truck in its latest hydrogen push

PRODUCERS: Nornickel H1 2018 Financial Results

GOLD: Gold hits lowest level since March 2017 despite Turkey fallout


AUTO SALES: China July vehicle sales down 4.0 pct yr/yr - industry association

AUTOCATALYSTS: Cornerstone laying ceremony for JM's catalyst project in Zhangjiagang, China


POLLUTION: Polluted cities could have the same health impacts as smoking between one and four cigarettes

DIESEL: Why Diesel Cars Are Spoiling Your Summer

AUTO PRODUCTION: Automakers pull models, halt output as WLTP deadline roils European market


ACQUISITION: CITIC Metal another step closer to acquiring a stake in Ivanhoe

DIESEL: Export of used diesel vehicles from Germany rises substantially

RECYCLING: China discloses approved ferrous scrap recyclers

RECYCLING: Trash to treasure: How one man quit his corporate career and built a recycling empire


RECYCLING: Umicore plans to ramp up EV battery recycling capacity

DIESEL: Now 120 years in, where is the diesel today? Bounding ahead and being true to its roots.

BARS: First platinum bar products from Swiss Metalor introduced into China

JEWELLERY: 3rd Edition of Platinum Buyer Seller Meet Concludes in Hyderabad

AUTO PRODUCTION: German start-up trials solar car that can charge as you drive


EMISSIONS: China Yuchai sets up exhaust emissions subsidiary

EMISSIONS: IHS Markit projects automakers could be fined more than €14B for European CO2 excess emissions in 2021

AUTO SALES: UK new car market stable in July with around 1.5m new registrations in 2018

EMISSIONS: Three years after Dieselgate, automakers are still exploiting ‘the lawful but awful ways’ to achieve the best possible scores for CO2 testing in the EU

SOUTH AFRICA: Heavy-handed laws not needed to transform mining – RBPlat

BATTERIES: Daimler joins multiple initiatives for a sustainable raw material supply chain; future focus on battery cell supply chain


JEWELLERY: Hong Kong's luxury goods sales burst, the RMB depreciation of mainland customers flocked


ZIMBABWE: Emmerson Mnangagwa declared winner in disputed poll


PRODUCERS: Impala Platinum to cut 13,000 jobs in sweeping R2.7bn overhaul


DIESEL: Diesel engines could offer zero-emissions with correct after-treatment

PRODUCERS: Sylvania achieves record production of 4E ounces in Q4

JEWELLERY: China's jewellery industry has entered the stage of reshuffle

FUEL CELLS: California ARB projects in-state fuel cell vehicles to reach 23,600 by 2021, and 47,200 by 2024

JEWELLERY: PGI India's New Campaign Celebrates Friendship Between Couples


AUTO SALES: SUVs drive up European car market

TRANSPORT: Modelling the future of transport: the European Commission's 2050 strategy

FUEL CELLS: Scotland to gain a hydrogen fuel-cell powered ferry


ICE: Internal Combustion Engines May Have 40 More Years in the Tank

PRODUCERS: Lonmin PLC - LMI Q3 2018 Production Report and Business Update


DIESEL: France to toe EC diesel line


EMISSIONS: Documents reveal: Commission scientists find car industry cheating emissions again


ZIMBABWE: Karo launches $4.2 billion Zimbabwe project, has several funding options

ZIMBABWE: Karo officially launches Zimbabwe platinum project


EMISSIONS: U.S. to propose revoking California authority to set auto emissions rules

PRODUCERS: Anglo Platinum taking steps to reverse unjustified investor bearishness

ACQUISITION: Anglo American Platinum acquires Glencore's 39% interest in the Mototolo joint venture

PLATINUM: Investor bearishness on platinum needs to be turned around ¬– CPM

PRODUCERS: Anglo American plc notes the announcement of Anglo American Platinum’s interim results for the half year ended 30 June 2018

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: UK electric car drivers face paying more to charge at peak times


DIESEL: Germany Introduces First Diesel Bus With Catalyser to Avoid Bans

FUEL CELLS: Fuel cell vehicles to boost demand for platinum group metals


PRODUCERS: Anglo American Q2 2018 Production Report


EV BATTERIES: China EV Battery Boom Set to Turn Ugly as Subsidies Revised

CAR SHARING: BMW's DriveNow Car-Sharing Service Bites the Dust in Stockholm


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: EU Electric-Car Sale Growth Sputters on Battery, Charging Limits

AUTO SALES: Brexit U.K. Suffers Car-Sales Drop as Europe Flourishes


PLATINUM: Platinum excluded from Wheaton deal as Froneman spies recovery

PRODUCERS: Sibanye in $500m streaming deal to quell rights issue collywobbles

PRODUCERS: Amplats delivers $160m half-year net profit boost to Anglo American


DIESEL: Journalist gets good NOx results from Bosch aftertreatment diesel car


EMISSIONS: Laboratory and on-road testing of exhaust emissions of two modern China 5 light-duty gasoline vehicles


DIESEL: Stuttgart to start ban of older diesels in 2019 - Euro 5 ok so far


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: China Weighs Further Cuts in Electric-Car Subsidies


DIESEL: SMMT urges government to back new-tech diesel, as uncertainty continues to impact new car market

PRODUCERS: Royal Bafokeng taking 100% of Rasimone platinum mine

INVESTMENT: First platinum bar in China


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: VW to Start Electric Car-Sharing Service to Boost Lineup

DIESEL: UK car buyers face ‘lottery’ with both ultra-clean and ultra-dirty diesels on sale

AUTONOMY: Baidu's self-drive buses enter 'mass production'


CAR SHARING: Paris car-sharing to be populated by PSA and Renault

AUTO SALES: Italy market decline accelerates in June

PRODUCERS: Eurasia’s Monchetundra mining permit in ‘final stages’

EMISSIONS: China VI: A milestone for the world’s transition to soot-free vehicles

LITHIUM: Bankers have gone AWOL in the race to build more lithium mines

AUTO SALES: Gov't incentives fail to boost electric car sales in Germany: figures

DIESEL: VW ends German diesel fleet renewal subsidies

AUTO SALES: German automakers predict growth despite tariff risk

AUTO SALES: Spanish car sales rise 8 percent in June

AUTO SALES: US: June sales advance 5.2%; SAAR soars


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: German government awarding €50M in subsidies to 31 projects for municipal electromobility; issues fourth funding call

HYDROGEN: Hydrogen Council makes Chinese debut at high-profile forum in Beijing

AUTO SALES: Seat, Fiat, DS gain as French sales rise 9% in June

BATTERIES: Johnson Matthey to build battery materials demonstration plant in Clitheroe, UK


DIESEL: LCVs staying diesel for longer than cars - ACEA


AUTO SALES: Leaf & Zoe Ahead Of The Pack In Europe


BATTERIES: BMW signs battery order with China's CATL

PRODUCERS: Lonmin Plc to sell its 50% interest in Petrozim


EMISSIONS: Car CO2 targets: EU Parliament proposals unrealistic, study on electric car affordability shows

ACQUISITION: UK regulatory body approves Sibanye’s acquisition of Lonmin

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: BP Buys Britain’s Largest Electric Vehicle Charging Company


FUEL CELLS: ABB and Ballard plan 3 MW marine fuel cell

FUEL CELLS: Computer simulations provide mechanistic details that could help researchers replace costly platinum in fuel cells

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Where 3 Million Electric Vehicle Batteries Will Go When They Retire

AUTO PRODUCTION: VW invests $20 million in Rwanda's first car plant


EMISSIONS: Reality Check: Do clean air zones work?

FUEL CELLS: Ongoing fuel cell developments kindle hope for platinum demand

EMISSIONS: VW plans Wolfsburg closure 1-2 days a week to deal with WLTP


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: BYD Co. and U.K. bus and coach manufacturer Alexander Dennis have won a contract to provide 37 electric double-deck buses to London’s public transport operator, Metroline.

AUTO PRODUCTION: Brexit: Car investment slumps as 'uncertainty bites'

FUEL CELLS: A ferry that runs on hydrogen fuel cells is coming to San Francisco

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Italy Wants to Put a Million Electric Cars on the Road. Price: $10 Billion

AUTO SALES: No one wins with vehicle tariffs!

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Incentives end looms for top-selling EVs

HYDROGEN: S Korea to invest $2.3B in hydrogen fuel cell vehicle industrial ecosystem over next 5 years


DIESEL: GM's hopes for a diesel revival start in Turin


EMISSIONS: Discrepancies between best and worst diesel cars reaches record high

LITHIUM: Refined lithium supply expected to treble to 900kt by 2027, driven by use in batteries

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Now Paris Has Pulled the Plug on Its Electric Car-Sharing Service


FUEL ECONOMY: Evaluation of real-world fuel consumption of light-duty vehicles in China

RUTHENIUM: Furuya Metal to Invest in Enhancing the Ruthenium Refining Capability of Tsuchiura Plant

RUTHENIUM: Furuya Metal to Invest in Enhancing the Ruthenium Refining Capability of Tsuchiura Plant


DIESEL: Audi drops A1 diesel variant due to low demand

FUEL CELLS: Audi, Hyundai to cooperate on fuel cell vehicles


EMISSIONS: Continental creates 200 jobs with Czech NOx sensor facility


EMISSIONS: UK cities call for combustion-engine car ban to start earlier

FUEL CELLS: Hydrogen trains call for new Wales and Borders franchise


BATTERIES: UK awards GBP22m in battery research grants

AUTO SALES: European sales flat in May on fewer sales days

JEWELLERY: Chinese gold and jewellery consumption increased by 6.7% year-on-year in May

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: China vows action against 'blind' electric vehicle growth

DIESEL: BMW 8 series will offer 320-hp diesel in Europe


SOUTH AFRICA: South Africa's mining production down 4.3% y/y in April

RECYCLING: Germany's Heraeus to open $100m precious metals recycling plant in China

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Nissan eyes Europe for ePower drivetrain

EMISSIONS: New Real Driving Emissions regulation increases pressure on annual inspection and maintenance testing system


PRODUCERS: Tharisa expands its presence in Zim with acquisition of Karo stake

FUEL CELLS: Ford says fuel cell venture with Daimler will close

PROJECTS: Russian federal agencies give go-ahead for second Eurasia Mining project

EXPLORATION: 2018 Abitibi IP Geophysics Report Completed, Exploration Program Initiated River Valley Platinum Group Metals Project, Sudbury Ontario

AUTO SALES: China: in the first five months of the year, sales of new-energy vehicles rose 143% to 328,000 units,


FUEL CELLS: Automotive company commits to Hexagon Composites as supplier to fuel-cell electric vehicles

AUTO SALES: China: Powered by sedans, light-vehicle deliveries rise 7.9% in May

AUTO SALES: Trump Tariffs May Cost Carmakers at Least 1 Million Annual Sales

AUTO PRODUCTION: Faurecia and FAW Group ink cockpit and sustainable mobility agreement


FUEL CELLS: ENGIE launches fleet of 50 hydrogen fuel cell Renault Kangoo Z.E. vans, inaugurates first alternative multi-fuel station in France

DIESEL: Daimler Will Recall 774,000 Diesel Vehicles in Europe

ACQUISITION: Ivanhoe’s Southern African projects to benefit from CITIC’s acquisition of 19.9% stake

DIESEL: Mazda to continue diesel development


AUTO PRODUCTION: VW says 250,000 cars could be delayed by new testing rules


AUTO PRODUCTION: Musk confirms Tesla Gigafactory plans for China and Europe

PLATINUM: Platinum upheaval warning as price precipice threatens producers

DIESEL: Evidence suggests that the technical solutions applied to LD diesels will achieve a substantial reduction in real world driving emissions


PRODUCERS: Jubilee Metals Hernic PGM operation achieves record production

EMISSIONS: German Environment Ministry pushes for tough CO2 cuts, electric cars

PRECIOUS METALS: Scotiabank to scrap half its metals business


ZIMBABWE: Resolution of Zimplats Mining Lease Area and Mining Tenure Issues

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Carmakers still failing to hit their own goals for sales of electric cars

DIESEL: Latest diesel cars emit low on-road pollutant emissions, contrary to recent misleading claims

SOUTH AFRICA: Plan for mining community development levy scrapped

AUTO SALES: W. Europe sales challenged by Italy, CO2 rules


JEWELLERY: Gold jewelry sales recovering in China, but platinum left on the shelf

PLATINUM: Platinum eyes gradual price recovery as deficit widens this year-GFMS

SOUTH AFRICA: Government creating junior miners’ fund

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Switch to EVs threatens 75,000 German auto industry jobs

FUEL CELLS: BYD joins U.S. supplier to develop fuel cell bus


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: German fears after covert look under hood of Tesla


FUEL CELLS: Total Unconvinced by Hydrogen Cars as France Unveils Subsidies

AUTO SALES: Mighty May Auto Sales Show U.S. Economy Cruising in Sweet Spot


PRODUCERS: Sibanye-Stillwater shares rise on deleveraging plan

DIESEL: Hamburg to maintain diesel ban until Berlin enforces retrofits

PRODUCERS: Tharisa May Join $4.2 Billion Zimbabwe Platinum Project

AUTO PRODUCTION: UK car output ends run of declines to rise 5 percent in April


DIESEL: Hamburg’s diesel ban belies green claims, say experts

ZIMBABWE: Mnangagwa announces date of Zimbabwe elections

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Electric Vehicles on the Road Are Set to Triple in Two Years

BATTERIES: BP invests US$20m in battery start-up Storedot


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: India Delays Plan to Roll Out 10,000 Electric Cars to 2019

RUTHENIUM: Ruthenium: the latest Ferromagnetic material on the block

JEWELLERY: De Beers to Begin Selling Lab-Grown Diamond Jewelry

PRODUCERS: Platinum Group Metals Ltd. Reports Waterberg Definitive Feasibility Program Update And NYSE American Update


DIESEL: Diesels to die out in Tesla-like future, EU regulator says


ACQUISITION: Harfang Acquires Copper-Nickel-Platinum-Palladium Mineral Property at Lake Aulneau, Nunavik

AUTO SALES: Car dealer tactics stall electric car sales


FUEL CELLS: Bus powered by hydrogen fuel debuts in Chengdu, China

PRODUCERS: The West Kytlim alluvial platinum mine, in the Ural mountains of Russia, is fully operational and is producing an average of 1.8 kg a day of raw platinum, Aim-listed Eurasia Mining reported on Wednesday.

SOUTH AFRICA: Mantashe considers invoking ‘use it or lose it’ principle for mines under care and maintenance

PRODUCERS: Northam secures R2 billion of additional funding capacity for growth initiatives and an update regarding the second furnace at Zondereinde

EMISSIONS: Brazil might be the last major automotive market to adopt Euro VI standards

DIESEL: New Kia Sportage fitted with 48V diesel mild-hybrid system


AUTO SALES: China Makes Massive Cut to Car Tariffs After Truce With Trump

EMISSIONS: NOx technology breakthrough or media stunt to halt diesel’s demise?

AUTO PRODUCTION: BMW, Toyota, Ford at odds with S. Africa over production boost plan


ELECTRIC VEHICLES:BNEF: E-buses to surge even faster than EVs; supply of cobalt potential risk to the pace of growth

EMISSIONS: UK's clean car goal 'not ambitious enough'

ZIMBABWE: Zimbabwe gives January deadline to use or lose mineral title


EMISSIONS: African cities commit to reaching zero carbon by 2050

EMISSIONS: EU takes Germany to court for urban air pollution


FUEL TECHNOLOGY: SMMT chief wants 'technology neutral approach' to fuel policy

DIESEL: Hamburg prepares Germany's first big city diesel ban

SOUTH AFRICA: Mantashe hopes history will repeat itself, but Lonmin may collapse first


PRODUCERS: Tharisa unveils first step in expansion strategy, but costs knock H1 numbers

PRODUCERS: Atlatsa announces financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2018


IRIDIUM: Metal-based probes for detection of dopamine receptors, a cancer biomarker

AUTO SALES: Light-vehicle sales rise 11% in April in China

PRODUCERS: Platinum Group Metals Closes US$17.62 Million Public Offering of Units Including Partial Exercise of Over-Allotment Option

HYDROGEN: Anglo American to spin out unit to invest in hydrogen

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Rolls-Royce to switch to ‘full electric’ cars by 2040

ACQUISITION: Reserve Bank approves Sibanye's buyout of Lonmin

ACQUISITION: Britain's competition watchdog to look into Sibanye-Lonmin deal

SOUTH AFRICA: With 16 days to go, Mantashe unwavering on Mining Charter talks deadline

DIESEL: 2040 petrol and diesel 'ban': Now UK Government says there's still a role for diesel

DEMAND: Anglo American to spin off unit to encourage platinum demand

ACQUISITION: PLATINUM WEEK-Sibanye-Stillwater will close loss-making output at Lonmin -executive


PRODUCERS: Lonmin half year results ended 31 March 2018

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Swedish road project could slash cost of EVs


POLLUTION: Love cars but need clean air to breathe? There’s an app for that -MyUrbanCar

ACQUISITION: Lonmin merger with Sibanye-Stillwater may be on the skids


EMISSIONS: Rethinking scrappage for addressing vehicle emissions


RUTHENIUM: Slovenian researchers confirm existence of new kind of particles


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Americans more likely to buy electric cars, AAA study finds

AUTO SALES: Russian sales rise 18% as buyers try to beat price hikes

EMISSIONS: Audi Halts Diesel A6 Deliveries Over Latest Emissions Revelation

EMISSIONS: Audi halts delivery of some A6 and A7 diesels with emissions issues

AUTO SALES: Audi targets 800,000 electric and hybrid sales in 2025


DIESEL: More EU Diesel Exits to Follow Nissan, Toyota

DIESEL: Alarm grows at VW’s slow Dieselgate investigation


HYBRIDS: Car industry on alert over reports some hybrids face a ban

AUTO SALES: UK new car registrations up 10.4% in April as market jumps after last year’s VED turbulence

COBALT: Tesla’s Battery Tweaks Won’t Solve World’s Cobalt Conundrum


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Germany overtakes Norway as Europe's top market for electrified cars

AUTO SALES: Fuel types of new cars: diesel -17%; petrol +14.6%; electric +47% in first quarter of 2018

ENERGY: German renewables meet 100% of power demand for second time ever

FUEL CELLS: Anheuser-Busch orders up to 800 hydrogen-fueled big rigs

COBALT: Tesla’s cobalt decision could hit demand for the battery metal


FUEL CELLS: Fleet of hydrogen fuel cell EVs deployed in London, Paris and Brussels


AUTO SALES: Nissan Shocks With 28% Sales Plunge


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Denmark reconsiders electric car subsidies


DIESEL: New Bosch tech drastically cuts diesel NOx emissions


JEWELLERY: The global platinum fashion union will launch a new product launch in spring and summer 2018

LITHIUM: Australia tipped to soon produce more than half of the world's lithium


JEWELLERY: IBM establishes blockchain platform to track jewelry supply chain

FUEL CELLS: Fuel cell frenzy as cars, plants deploy platinum to protect environment

LITHIUM OSMIUM: Discovery of new material is key step toward more powerful computing


DIESEL: Bosch Says It's Made a Breakthrough That Can Save Diesel Engines

COBALT: Daimler joins China's Responsible Cobalt initiative


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Electric Buses Are Hurting the Oil Industry

PRODUCERS: Anglo American Q1 2018 Production Report

DIESEL: Demonisation of diesel could break Britain's economic backbone and risk thousands of jobs, warn car makers

AUTO PRODUCTION: Ford will offer Focus with fuel-saving 48-volt hybrid system

DIESEL: End doubts over diesel's future, says Ford boss


EMISSIONS: European new car CO2 emissions are rising because of heavier, bigger diesels

FUEL ECONOMY: U.S. court blocks Trump effort to delay boost in 'gas guzzler' fines


AUTO SALES: America's Love for Trucks Means Long-Term Auto Loans Are Here to Stay

DIESEL: German minister calls for diesel software upgrades by year-end

ACQUISITION: Platinum Group Metals Ltd. Receives Final Government Approval For Maseve Mine Sale to RBPlats


COBALT: Roskill: record cobalt deals in Q1 2018 show raw material procurement for Li-ion batteries revving up

EMISSIONS: Europe Bolsters Regulatory Clout Over Carmakers After VW Scandal


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Hainan becomes test case in campaign to ban gasoline-powered cars

PRODUCERS: Jubilee Metals executes processing agreement with Northam Platinum

AUTO SALES: Global light vehicle market up 2.4% in Q1

BATTERIES: Ultrathin palladium nanosheets for better batteries

AUTO SALES: European Car Sales Weakest in Five Years

HYDROGEN: Anglo American Platinum, Shell invest in HyET for electrochemical hydrogen compression

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Plastic Omnium prepares to shift from diesels toward hybrids, fuel cells

BATTERIES: BMW plans different sized battery cells to preserve design of future models


MACROECONOMICS: China’s Economic Growth Remains Robust Amid Strong Retail Sales

PRODUCERS: RBPlat lifts Q1 platinum production 13% y/y

SOUTH AFRICA: Siemens and Anglo American Platinum collaborate on digital and automation skills development in Africa

PRODUCERS: Jubilee sets new operational record


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Ola Wants a Million Electric Rides on India's Roads by 2021

AUTO SALES: Motor vehicles generate €413 billion in taxes for EU-15, new data shows

EMISSIONS: Four South African Cities Strive to Make All New Buildings Zero Carbon

PRODUCERS: Northam’s recycled platinum arrives in SA

RARE EARTHS: Japan Just Found a Huge Rare-Earth Mineral Deposit That Can Supply The World For Centuries

BATTERIES: Disordering Cathodes Eliminates The Need For Cobalt In Lithium-Ion Batteries


FUEL ECONOMY: New CAFE targets won't slow pace on engine r&d


LIDAR: Luminar puts its lidar tech into production through acquisitions and smart engineering

HYDROGEN: Could hydrogen power be the answer for rural schools in South Africa


PRODUCERS: Implats heartened, but needs evidence Zimbabwe is changing


DIESEL: Germany's Merkel skeptical about hardware refits for diesel cars

PLATINUM: Anglo American (David Jollie and Emma Chapmen) revisits Baofu; Fuel cell vehicle demand scenarios from Trevor Raymond in China Platinum Market Seminar


PGMs: PGM industry sees crisis, Mantashe sees new dawn

PRODUCERS: Tharisa delivers robust Q2 performance

PLATINUM: Platinum market sticks to value in 2017 and expect optimism in 2018

EMISSIONS: Carmakers delaying more efficient models until 2019 to maximise profit, but most remain on track to meet 2021 CO2 targets

DIESEL: Germany May Inflict More Diesel Pain on Carmakers

AUTO SALES: Passenger vehicles sales rebound in China


DIESEL: Peugeot CEO outlines plan to defend brand against diesel decline

EMISSIONS: Volume brands losing ground in race to meet tougher CO2 rules

DIESEL: Dirty diesels heading East - New evidence on exports of 2nd hand dirty diesels in Bulgaria

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Moody’s Japan says push for electrified vehicles poses credit challenges for key Japanese sectors


DIESEL: Germany mulls fund to refit diesel cars


PRODUCERS: Platinum Group Metals Ltd. Receives Initial US$58M From Maseve Mine Sale to Pay Down Debt

ZIMBABWE: Zimbabwe Wants Mining Companies to List on Local Exchange

TESLA: Musk's woes grow as Tesla faces risk of steeper China taxes


AUTO SALES: Business Lobby Sees Russia Car Sales Up 10% in 2018

ZIMBABWE: Zimbabwe's Top Platinum Miner [Zimplats] Warns Listing Rule to Backfire

EMISSIONS: PSA's Tavares says CO2 fines could create Chinese 'Trojan Horse'

AUTO SALES: Western European car sales down 6 pct, led by UK slump - LMC


DIESEL: Risk of diesel bans force automakers to ditch or defend CO2-crucial powertrain

SOUTH AFRICA: High Court finds SA mining not required to renew BEE

JEWELLERY: Hong Kong's Retail Sales Value Hits the Biggest Increase in 8 Years

AUTO SALES: UK new car market falls -15.7% in March as new ’18 plate hits roads

AUTO SALES: German market falls 3% as diesel decline accelerates


AUTO SALES: GM to stop reporting U.S. sales monthly, switches to quarterly release

BATTERIES: EV boom leads to reopening of Swedish graphite mine

SOUTH AFRICA: Mine stops work after 6 burnt to death in horror bus attack


FUEL EFFICIENCY: EPA Moves to Cut Obama’s Auto Mileage Rules

AUTO SALES: Subprime New-Car Buyers Going Missing From U.S. Showrooms


AUTO PRODUCTION: UK car production predicted drop 8% in five years


DIESEL: Diesel with no NOx emissions? It may be possible

HYDROGEN: New Shell Hydrogen Fuelling Station Opened at Beaconsfield

HYDROGEN: Chinese Automaker Joins Hydrogen Technology Council

EMISSIONS: German vehicle pollution still rising, gov't agency says


HYDROGEN: Future fuel quest takes a step forward

SOUTH AFRICA: Platinum Mines in the World's Top Producer Are Shrinking

BATTERIES: Nissan starts exchange program for Nissan LEAF batteries in Japan

HYDROGEN: £8.8m OLEV Funding for Refuelling Infrastructure and FCEVs


FUEL CELLS: The Hydrogen-Powered Car’s Big Setback

PLATINUM: Platinum's days as fuel cell car component may be numbered


ZIMBABWE: Zimbabwe hopes to transform mining sector with $4.2 bln platinum deal

DIESEL: Mercedes bucks trend with plug-in hybrid diesels

MOBILITY: Uber crash shows 'catastrophic failure' of self-driving technology, experts say

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Electric Cars May Be Cheaper Than Gas Guzzlers in Seven Years

MOBILITY: BMW keeps all options open for DriveNow unit


FUEL CELLS: Audi to launch fuel cell model by 2020

DIESEL: BMW defends its diesels

AUTO PRODUCTION: Skoda ends UK type approval over Brexit uncertainty

PGMS: Minor precious metals rhodium, ruthenium, iridium hit multi-year highs

LITHIUM: The Lithium Sector Surge Is Poised to Ignite a Deals Bonanza


SOUTH AFRICA: Mantashe “not married to Charter 3”, sets end-May deadline

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Are electric vessels the wave of the future in shipping?

BATTERIES: New Super Fast Charging Lithium Battery Unveiled Upping the Stakes for Li-on Market

BATTERIES: Meet the suppliers feeding China's battery revolution

BATTERIES: China leaving West behind in race for EV raw materials

PRODUCERS: Curtain falls on Pallinghurst as adopts pure play gems strategy

LITHIUM: Tiny Chilean regulator thrust into global lithium battle

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Automakers, electric utilities want electric-car tax credit extended


DIESEL: VW claims 'diesel efficiency' from new 1.5 petrol engine

DIESEL: ICCT: decline in diesel sales will have negligible impact on attainment of European CO2 emission standards

HYDROGEN: Japan group's goal: 'Hydrogen society'

EMISSIONS: Skoda expects Citigo EV to counter risk of CO2 emissions fines


FUEL CELLS: Toyoda Gosei opens new hydrogen tanks plant in Japan

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Get ready for 3D-printed electric cars?


POLLUTION: U.K. Air Pollution a National Health Emergency, Report Finds

AUTO SALES: European car sales (EU+EFTA) rise 4 pct in February - ACEA

ZIMBABWE: Russian-Zimbabwean firm to invest $400m in Zimbabwe platinum

PRODUCERS: Russian billionaire Potanin buys 2% of Nornickel from Abramovich

PALLADIUM: ETF Holders Draw Palladium With Lease Rate Double Bond Yield

COBALT: First Cobalt buys US Cobalt in sprint to production

BATTERIES: Study suggests lithium and cobalt for batteries may face supply risks by 2050

AUTO FINANCE: Higher U.K. Car-Finance Defaults Add to Consumer-Credit Risk

COBALT: Glencore signs massive cobalt sale deal with China's GEM


FUEL CELLS: Britain must invest in hydrogen fuel cell cars if we're to ditch fossil fuels by 2040

DIESEL: Diesel bans in cities still letting dirty new diesels off the hook - analysis


BATTERIES: VW Just Gave Tesla a $25 Billion Battery Shock

FUEL CELLS: 11 more multinationals join Hydrogen Council

AUTO NEWS: In German courts, the tide is turning against VW


FUEL CELLS: Platinum's fuel-cell car bonanza proves elusive

AUTO SALES: China Vehicle Sales Tumble in February, Snap Eight-Month Rising Streak

EMISSIONS: Goodyear's "living" car tyre converts carbon dioxide into oxygen


EMISSIONS: German ruling likely blessing in disguise for platinum - RBPlat


AUTO PRODUCTION: VW steps up production of e-Golf due to high demand

PGMS: Palladium dubbed 'unobtainium', rhodium 'next palladium'


EMISSIONS: Groupe PSA discloses vehicle emissions in real driving conditions

DIESEL: Diesel collapse gives automakers carbon headache

BATTERIES: Chinese EV Battery Giant Zeroes In on Its First European Factory

PRODUCERS: RBP year-end results for the 12 months ended 31 Dec 2017

DIESEL: Toyota will drop diesel cars in Europe this year, gasoline hybrids should get to CO2 targets

EMISSIONS: JATO: new car CO2 emissions rise for the first time in a decade in Europe; diesel down, gasoline up, SUVs up


FUEL CELLS: This Miracle Fuel Has a Few Problems

AUTO PRODUCTION: Automakers, faced with CO2 fines and diesel slump accelerate electrification

DIESEL: Volkswagen CEO Predicts ‘Renaissance’ for Embattled Diesel Cars

JEWELLERY: Hong Kong's retail sales in January rose 4.1% YoY. Sales of jewellery increased by 10%

AUTO SALES: Car sales fall again as UK consumers shun diesels

IRIDIUM: Chemists crack part of the catalytic code


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: J.D. Power survey finds China consumers increasingly enthusiastic about new-energy vehicles; ongoing importance of subsidies; battery worries

FUEL CELLS: Hyundai sees Germany as key market for Nexo fuel cell car


LITHIUM: Prospect Resources begins lithium pilot plant commissioning in Zimbabwe

PLATINUM: The value of platinum may be underestimated, average price rise in 2018


RHODIUM: Rhodium edges toward $1,900/oz on small-scale, industrial buying

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: China: Consumers would shun EVs without incentives, survey says


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: 2018 Jaguar I-Pace revealed: 395bhp and 298-mile range for pivotal EV

PALLADIUM: Green catalyst: Hybrid approach


BATTERIES: Bosch decides against own battery cell production

DIESEL: Rome to ban diesel cars by 2024


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: EV makers responsible for recycling batteries, Beijing says

DIESEL: French gov't looks to help industry adapt to diesel decline

DIESEL: German Court Refuses to Overturn Diesel Car Bans in Two Cities

DIESEL: Carbon emissions up as diesel sales dive


FUEL CELLS: Hyundai: Fuel cells best bet for self-driving cars

DIESEL: Fiat Chrysler will ditch diesel from its cars by 2022


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: UK's first 150kW EV rapid chargers to be installed this year

RUTHENIUM: Ru may displace some Pt drugs in pharmaceuticals


RUTHENIUM: Identifying carbon monoxide in body could lead to rapid disease diagnostics

DIESEL: Porsche axes diesel variants from line-up

DIESEL: German court defers ruling on banning diesel cars in cities - until Tues 27 Feb


JEWELLERY: Shanghai Diamond Exchange finished diamond imports hit a record high in 2017

FUEL CELLS: Ballard receives follow-on order for next stage in development of non precious metal catalyst-based fuel cells for material handling

DIESEL: How a German Court Case Could Accelerate Diesel's End

JEWELLERY: Total retail sales of gold, silver and jewellery in China rose 5.6% in 2017

MACROECONOMICS: Euro Area Hits Speed Bump on Road to Faster Economic Growth

RUTHENIUM: JM announces commercialisation of new Ru-based catalyst


IRIDIUM: Highly Active Nano-Sized Iridium Catalysts - for PEM water electrolyzers

OIL: BP sees self-driving electric vehicles crimping oil demand by 2040

COBALT: Cobalt mines linked to child labor thrive in rush for EV batteries

AUTO PRODUCTION: Electromobility could create over 200,000 net additional jobs by 2030 in Europe

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Toyota readies cheaper electric motors by halving rare earth use

FUEL CELLS: Hyundai Nexo FCEV will have range of 500 miles


DIESEL: Alarm Bells Ringing As German Court Prepares Diesel Verdict That Could Torpedo The Industry

OEMS: Lexus testing new hybrid math


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: India has second thoughts about electric-car policy


FUEL TECHNOLOGY: This company may have solved one of the hardest problems in clean energy


AUTO SALES: European Car Sales Start 2018 Strong With 6.8% Gain in January

RECYCLING: Britain 'becoming a scrapyard' as number of cars dumped on the roadside trebles


SOUTH AFRICA: South Africa police raid Gupta family’s home

AUTO SALES: Auto sales - Russia booms with fastest growth since 2011


FUEL CELLS: Ballard Announces Planned Deployment of 500 Fuel Cell Commercial Trucks in Shanghai

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: China Raises Subsidies to Reward Longer Traveling Electric Cars

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Mazda finds lots of ICE engine love in Europe

FUEL CELLS: US fuel cell firms applaud reinstated tax credit


BATTERIES: The Breakneck Rise of China’s Colossus of Electric-Car Batteries

AUTO PRODUCTION: Tesla's scramble for lithium

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: In a Change of Mind, China to Retain Local EV Subsidies


RUTHENIUM IRIDIUM: De Nora Water Technologies To Improve Quality Of Water Supply For 60,000 Households In Mandalay

AUTO SALES: China's passenger vehicle sales pick up in January


JEWELLERY: Hong Kong's total retail sales of jewelery and watches rose 5.2%

RUTHENIUM: Highly efficient ammonia synthesis catalyst developed

PLATINUM: New dawn for platinum mining


HYDROGEN: 310 hydrogen refuelling stations in Korea by 2022

PLATINUM: Platinum CEOs See Supply ‘Flat at Best’

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Explosive growth of NEVs poses recycling challenge in China


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: New global player CATL sets EV battery sights on Europe, U.S.

AUTO SALES: UK new car registrations decline in January

DIESEL: Stop "diesel-bashing" say French Mayors as unions wait on Rodez

HYDROGEN: Japan H2 Mobility, LLC established by eleven companies to accelerate deployment of hydrogen stations in Japan


SOUTH AFRICA: ANC Calls for `Urgent' Meeting of Officials After Zuma Talks


EMISSIONS: California Gears Up for Trump Battle on Car-Emissions Rules

AUTO SALES: Toyota sold 1.52 million electrified vehicles in 2017, three years ahead of 2020 target; cumulative sales >11.47M

AUTO SALES: Subprime Auto Debt Is Booming Even as Defaults Soar

DIESEL: Diesel to petrol shift poses ‘serious challenge’ to CO2 reduction


AUTO SALES: European sales of greener cars jumped 39% in 2017

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: The Breakneck Rise of China’s Colossus of Electric-Car Batteries

AUTO SALES: Hybrids Propel Surge in Europe Alternative-Fuel Auto Sales

AUTO PRODUCTION: Electric Buses Will Take Over Half the World by 2025

AUTO SALES: Alternative fuel vehicle registrations: +35.1% in fourth quarter; +39.7% in 2017


BATTERIES: Cummins acquires Johnson Matthey’s automotive battery systems business; the two will collaborate on eLNO high energy battery materials

EMISSIONS: Safeguarding auto industry competitiveness, amidst Brexit and CO2 policy concerns


EMISSIONS: London Already Hit 2018 Air Pollution Limit, and That's Progress

CHROME: Chrome ore supply deficit ahead – Tharisa

FUEL CELLS: Nikola Plans $1 Billion Arizona Fuel Cell Truck Factory


FUEL CELLS: REVIVE project must lead to sustainable and clean waste transport


LITHIUM: Benchmark downplays investor fears of looming lithium oversupply, subsequent price crash


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: BMW, Daimler, VW take on Tesla for EV plug supremacy

DIESEL: German court rejects suit seeking ban of VW diesel cars in Duesseldorf


AUTO NEWS: Auto industry takes a swipe at 'politicians' anti-diesel hysteria' with car of year award

AUTO SALES: VW expects 4% growth in China market

ZIMBABWE: Zimbabwe may scrap local ownership rule on platinum, diamonds

JEWELLERY: Days of Love’ Leads to Big Increase in Platinum Ring Sales


HYDROGEN: Transport secretary calls for hydrogen trains

AUTO SALES: China to cut new-energy car subsidies in Q2

EMISSIONS: CO2 emissions from cars down 1.2% in 2016; 2017 market trends likely to pose extra challenges

PALLADIUM: Palladium flows from west to east to meet industry demand

FUEL CELLS: New material creates fuel cell catalysts at a hundredth of the cost


HYDROGEN: "Hydrogen city" to be built in central China

EMISSIONS: Audi ordered to recall 127,000 vehicles over emissions: paper

DIESEL: Air pollution: Are diesel cars always the biggest health hazard?


ELECTRIC VEHICLES:China's proposed dual-credit scheme can reshape the EV market

FUEL CELLS: Toyota to halve costs of fuel cell cars' core components


HYDROGEN: World’s Largest Hydrogen Electrolysis in Shell’s Rhineland Refinery

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Mazda Says Improved Gasoline Cars Cut Need for Electric Vehicles

JEWELLERY: 2017 retail sales of gold silver and jewellery increased 5.6% yoy

ZIMBABWE: New President Plans Zimbabwe Revival by Restoring Economy, Democracy

EMISSIONS: Car industry generally on track to hit CO2 targets, EEA figures show

FUEL CELLS: Hydrogenics Receives $7.8 Million Fuel Cell Order in China


JEWELLERY: Chow Tai Fook launched an automatic vending machine to build smart stores

LITHIUM: Toyota Tsusho to acquire 15% stake in lithium miner Orocobre for US$232 million

AUTO SALES: European Car Sales Rise to 10-Year High on Peugeot, Renault SUVs


AUTO PRODUCTION: Ford Is Saying Farewell to Sedans

RUTHENIUM: New ruthenium catalyst for hydrogen production is a step toward clean fuel

POWERTRAINS: The future of transportation: autonomous and…internal combustion?

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: India Is Said to Mull Power Law Change to Boost EV Stations


FUEL CELLS: Chinese (bus and train) demand drives fuel cell adoption

AUTO SALES: LMCA 2017 sales update: world +2.4%

AUTO PRODUCTION: Fiat Chrysler’s Marchionne: The Future of Cars Will Be Electric and Commoditized

PALLADIUM: Investors Can't Get Enough of the Metal Used to Cut Vehicle Pollution


FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Toyota will increase its big bet on hybrids in Europe

SOUTH AFRICA: Ramaphosa Says Zuma Government Must Obey South Africa's ANC


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: China's EV, plug-in hybrid market surge to roll on in 2018

CHINA: Higher sales tax to sap market growth in 2018

FUEL CELLS: The new Red Flag will push fuel cell cars


JEWELLERY: Chow Tai Fook’s sales of same-store sales in Hong Kong and Macao rose

FUEL CELLS: Fuel cell vehicle launched in Beijing demonstration operation

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Hype Meets Reality as Electric Car Dreams Run Into Metal Crunch


EMISSIONS: Rise in UK car CO2 emissions largely a result of increasing SUV sales, not declining diesel

COBALT: Congo May More Than Double Tax on Critical Global Cobalt Supply

POLLUTION: Pollution hotspots revealed: Check your area

MOBILITY: Government agrees landmark Sector Deal to establish UK as world leader in future of mobility

AUTO SALES: China passenger vehicle sales up 1.5% in 2017


DIESEL: Diesel car sales to plunge again this year, study warns


AUTO SALES: Fed Outlook for Higher Rates Dims U.S. Auto Sales View for 2018


AUTO SALES: European sales expected to edge upward in 2018 despite Brexit hit


PLATINUM: Platinum price outlook is rosy, says industry group highlighting China as demand driver

AUTO PRODUCTION: China to suspend some car production over fuel consumption standards


JEWELLERY: Retail sales of watches and jewellery rose more than 20 percent in the third quarter in Macau


AUTO SALES: SIAM Proposes All New Vehicle Sales In India To Be Electric Vehicles By 2047

JEWELLERY: Zaheer Khan and Sagarika Ghatge Unveil a Specially Curated Platinum Evara Collection at Abaran Jewellers


JEWELLERY: Chow Tai Fook expect double-digit jewellery sales this year

AUTO SALES: Spain Launches Alternative-Mobility Subsidy Program


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: The Near Future of Electric Cars: Many Models, Few Buyers


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: China Plans to Kill Local Subsidies for Electric Cars

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Toyota to roll out more than 10 EVs by early 2020s


JEWELLERY: Superstar Naga Chaitanya presents his three favourite looks in Platinum men’s jewellery


JEWELLERY: China's retail sales of gold, silver and jewellery increased by 6.2% in the first 11 months

JEWELLERY: Total retail sales of jewelry and watches in Hong Kong rose 8.4% in October

JEWELLERY: Xingguangda launch 2017/2018 Platinum bridal accessories

EMISSIONS: Electric vehicles now rated by EQUA Index – Tesla 3 result

JEWELLERY: The 11th China International Forum for the Rare Metals Regeneration was successfully held in Hainan

FUEL EFFICIENCY: Mazda deliveries rise behind demand for fuel-efficient cars


AUTO SALES: European Car Sales Rise as Economy Helps Peugeot, Toyota

ACQUISITION: South Africa's Sibanye-Stillwater to be No. 2 platinum miner with Lonmin buy


COBALT: Glencore to Double Cobalt Output on Electric Vehicle Demand

AUTO SALES: Chinese Car Customers Slowly Switch to Electric


HYDROGEN: 11 Japanese auto, infrastructure and financial companies establishing new company to develop hydrogen stations

AUTONOMY: Hybrids are better for autonomy, Ford says


AUTO SALES: China's Nov vehicle sales edge up; industry body sees weak spell ahead


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Anheuser-Busch reserves 40 Tesla electric trucks

AUTO SALES: China Car Sales Forecast to Rise on Demand From Interior Cities

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: India’s electric-vehicle target faces raw material challenges


DIESEL: EU countries strengthen car approval system to prevent another dieselgate

AUTO SALES: German sales likely to fall next year on lower diesel demand, VDA says


HYDROGEN: Shanghai's first commercial operation of the hydrogen refuelling station started


AUTO NEWS: GM app enables drivers to order espressos, donuts from the road

AUTO SALES: China will extend tax rebate to spur EV sales

EMISSIONS: Small filter designed to remove in-car pollution

AUTO SALES: UK car market declines in November as confusion over diesel continues to impact the market


ELECTRIC VEHICLES:China Is Said to Plan Extending Electric Vehicle Tax Rebate

AUTO SALES: Car Dealers Dodge Retail Doomsday as Black Friday Buoys Sales


BATTERIES: Tesla mega-battery in Australia activated

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: How Ford plans to market the gasoline-electric F-150: Key to selling truck no one asked for: keeping beer cold

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Tesla removed from German subsidies program

FUEL CELLS: Toyota to build renewable fuel cell and hydrogen station

ACQUISITION: Stillwater Mining Company shares acquired by Oxford Asset Management

BATTERIES: The Cobalt Crunch for Electric Cars Could Be Solved in Suburbia

JEWELLERY: Lukfook Group (00590.HK) Announces Interim Results for the Six Months Ended 30 September 2017

MACROECONOMICS: Booming Euro-Area Factories Expand at Fastest Pace Since 2000


AUTO SALES: Take Your Pick From 150 Models in America's Saturated SUV Market

AUTONOMY: GM plans large-scale launch of self-driving cars in U.S. cities in 2019

FUEL CELLS: Toyota To Turn Cow Manure Into Hydrogen To Back Its Fuel Cell Vehicle Push


JEWELLERY: China retail sales of gold and silver jewellery in the Mainland slightly up in October

JEWELLERY: Jewelry industry began to rebound into a relatively rational period in consumption

BATTERIES: Why Battery Cost Could Put the Brakes on Electric Car Sales

JEWELLERY: Gold and silver jewelery sales in Guangdong in the first 10 months surged 16% YoY


DIESEL: Honda India sees future for diesels beyond 2020

EMISSIONS: Clean air target 'could be met more quickly'

AUTO SALES: Toyota Clings to Hydrogen Bet While Electric Sales Soar

BATTERIES: Volkswagen's talks with cobalt producers end without deal

AUTO SALES: Norway axes proposed Tesla tax

EMISSIONS: New UK car tax rules impossible to meet

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: In Cities Across the Country, Driving Electric Is Cheaper Than Gasoline


BATTERIES: German automakers warned of possible battery materials shortage


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Global Electric Car Sales Jump 63 Percent

AUTONOMY: Uber plans to buy 24,000 autonomous Volvo SUVs in race for driverless future


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Tesla unveils first electric truck

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: China automakers risk huge inventories of unsold EVs


AUTO SALES: DOE: Cumulative US sales of fuel cell vehicles totaled 2,748 from June 2014 through September 2017

AUTO SALES: New SUVs at Peugeot, Ford Offset U.K. Drag on Europe Car Sales

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: VW earmarks $11.8 billion to develop, build China EVs


EMISSIONS: Delhi air pollution: Early roll out of BS-VI compliant fuel in April 2018 says oil ministry

JEWELLERY: Platinum Guild International launches a new integrated marketing campaign for Platinum Evara’s new collection!


HYDROGEN: Hydrogen Council - A sustainable pathway for the global energy transition

EMISSIONS: How well are governments enforcing vehicle emissions standards? Worldwide, the answer is: Not as well as they could be

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: China Will Consider Resumption of New Electric Car Permits

HYDROGEN: Shift to Hydrogen Could Meet 20% of World Energy Needs by 2050


JEWELLERY: SA manufactures first pure platinum 3D printing prototype

EMISSIONS: Trump emissions threat to US car industry

DIESEL: New diesel cars to face higher taxes in clean air push


RIDE SHARING: Ghosn says car ownership is here to stay

EMISSIONS: The train of the future will be driven with hydrogen, will run completely emission-free

RIDE SHARING: Four reasons Uber won't upend the car industry


AUTO SALES: China October Auto Sales Rise 2.7% on New Models in Local Market

HYDROGEN FUEL: The first hydrogen refuelling station in Anhui Province

AUTO SALES: Alternative fuel vehicle registrations: +51.4% in third quarter of 2017

AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES: Waymo now testing its self-driving cars on public roads with no one at the wheel

RIDE SHARING: Why we can't have nice things: dockless bikes and the tragedy of the commons

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: It’s Not Tesla That Scares Europe in Electric-Car Race

EMISSIONS: 30% reduction of emissions from both cars and vans


AUTO SALES: UK diesel car sales fall by nearly a third in October

EMISSIONS: Real-world vehicle fuel consumption gap in Europe at all-time high


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: The Fast-Charging Rollout for Cars Starts in Europe


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Didi Chuxing, China’s Uber, is building countrywide charging network to drive into EV future

AUTO PRODUCTION: Tesla's Chinese Suppliers Sink on Slower EV Timeline

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Battery-Powered Cars Will Be Half of Global Auto Market by 2030, Study Says

LITHIUM: Gan Feng lithium industry points


AUTO PRODUCTION: Tesla Delays Model 3 Goals After Record Cash Burn

FUEL CELLS: Toyota: “hydrogen fuel cells are the ultimate eco car”

AUTO SALES: October Was Apparently Pickup Truck Month in the U.S.


FUEL CELLS: Microsoft Is Getting Hungry for Fuel Cells

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: ACEA: EU market for electric cars highly fragmented, new data shows as Commission finalises CO2 proposal


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Metals markets looks to electric vehicles for fresh zip

EMISSIONS: Record surge in atmospheric CO2 seen in 2016


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: This electric scooter company is hoping to change the future of transport


AUTO SALES: European Car Sales Drop as Brexit Concerns Hurt U.K. Demand

EMISSIONS: New tool to help Londoners buy cleaner cars


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Norway seeks to trim lavish electric car subsidies

EMISSIONS: Paris plans ban on combustion engine cars by 2030

AUTO SALES: China September Auto Sales Rise 3.3% on Demand for Premium Cars


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: EU plans carbon credits to promote EVs

PLATINUM: Palladium overtakes platinum, for now

EMISSIONS: Petrol and diesel cars banned in Oxford city centre from 2020

EMISSIONS: California Governor signs legislation requiring the state to purchase zero-emission heavy-duty trucks and buses

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: 10,000 Electric Cars Highlight Steep Path to India's Ambitions

ENGINE TECHNOLOGY: Mazda signals new engine technology, fresh design language


AUTO SALES: Brexit Chills U.K. Car Sales in First September Drop Since 2011


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: FCA loses a staggering $20,000 on every one of its all-electric cars

PRODUCERS: Sibanye to boost PGM production as U.S. project comes online

JEWELLERY: Chinse gold and silver jewellery retail sales rose 6.4% in August

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: GM announces serious electric car plan: 2 new EVs within 18 month, 20 within 5 years


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Automakers Plan Electric Car Blitz Even as Tesla Burns Billions

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Tata Motors Wins India Contract to Supply 10,000 Electric Cars

JEWELLERY: Domino expands to Far Eastern market


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: China Gives Automakers More Time in World's Biggest EV Plan


DIESEL: Decline in diesel poses 'additional challenges' on CO2 - ACEA


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: BHP, world's largest miner, says 2017 is 'tipping point' for electric cars

EMISSIONS: California Considers Following China With Combustion-Engine Car Ban


FUEL ECONOMY: Technology Leapfrog: Or, all recent auto technology forecasts underestimate how fast innovation is happening


RECYCLING: SA platinum miners enter recycling market despite ‘mixed’ expectations

EMISSIONS: BYD chief expects China to ban internal combustion engines by 2030


AUTO SALES: Indian car market forecast to grow 9% in 2017

AUTO PRODUCTION: Ford to cut production at five North American vehicle plants

PRODUCERS: Mining's Biggest Mystery Is What Agarwal Plans to Do With Anglo


DIESEL: Powertrain components to help company meet stiffer CAFE standards

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: India's Electric Car Champion Says Profit Tipping Point Nigh


HYDROGEN: Ballard Invited to Join World Hydrogen Council

HYDROGEN: Hydrogenics Invited to Join World Hydrogen Council

AUTO SALES: Italy’s car market needs to make a U-turn

EMISSIONS: France plans new incentives to phase out polluting vehicles


AUTO PRODUCTION: Mazda plans electrification of all models after 2030

DIESEL: Dirty diesel also worse for the climate than petrol cars

FUEL CELLS: Ballard receives Nisshinbo P.O. for development program to advance use of non-precious metal catalyst fuel cells in material handling

FUEL CELLS: A closer look at Magna's fuel cell and battery electric hybrid engine


JEWELLERY: Senco Gold & Diamonds introduces a platinum jewellery collection for men


JEWELLERY: BOLTENSTERN launches collection of gold and platinum 3D printed jewellery


AUTO SALES: European Car Sales Gains Speed Up on Peugeot, Alfa Romeo SUVs

MACROECONOMICS: China's Economy Cools Again

AUTO PRODUCTION: Car manufacturers turn to technology to meet CO2 targets

FUEL CELLS: New R&D Partnership Focuses on Fuel Cell Stacks for Auto Industry

JEWELLERY: ORRA is a firm believer in creating experiential marketing: CEO, Vijay Jain


HYDROGEN FUEL: Shell in collaboration with Honda and Toyota to bring seven new hydrogen refueling stations to California

EMISSIONS: ACEA Position Paper: Post-2021 CO2 regime for passenger cars

AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES: Smart Car Delivers a Song-and-Dance About Self-Driving Challenges


JEWELLERY: Royal Bafokeng Platinum visit Bofook, tasting new fashion platinum

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: BMW's Krueger sticks to profit-margin target even with EV push

FUEL CELLS: The business case for fuel cells is growing - US Dept of Energy

FUEL CELLS: The Business Case for Fuel Cells 2016: Delivering Sustainable Value

FUEL CELLS: Ballard to Offer World’s First PEM Fuel Cell Product Using Non Precious Metal Catalyst

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Zetsche says migration to EVs should be left up to market


FUEL CELLS: Hydrogen fuel cell car into daily life

AUTO SALES: China August vehicle sales up 5.3 pct y/y

RUTHENIUM: Ruthenium-based catalyst could be biomass game-changer

EMISSIONS: So much technology, so little progress

EMISSIONS: Suppliers adjust powertrain plans as pressure mounts on combustion engines

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Mercedes will cut costs to fund EVs; may not meet margin target

HYDROGEN FUEL: Researchers devise a new way of producing hydrogen fuel


FUEL CELLS: BMW to launch fuel cell vehicle in 2025; FCV Rolls-Royce also likely

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Charge of the battery brigade: An infrastructure for charging electric vehicles takes shape

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: EVs were Europe's fastest growing segment in the first half


AUTO PRODUCTION: Jaguar Land Rover to make only electric or hybrid cars from 2020

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Williams reveals lightweight electric car platform

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: We're going to need more lithium

BATTERIES: 'No fire risk' with new lithium batteries

FUEL CELLS: First Hydrogen Bus route in France

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: EV surge will boost steel demand, Thyssenkrupp says

EMISSIONS: Real-world emissions test likely to have impact ‘after 2019’


DIESEL: German chancellor sticks up for diesel

DIESEL: Diesel's death 'overstated,' says man whose gear found VW fraud

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Slow electric car uptake due to lack of choice, availability and marketing spend

EMISSIONS: Scotland aims to phase out new petrol, diesel cars by 2032

OIL: France Plans to End Oil and Gas Production by 2040

JEWELLERY: July retail sales of jewellery and watches in Hong Kong rose 12.9%


AUTO SALES: French sales rise 9% in August

AUTO SALES: German sales hit 8-year high in August despite big diesel decline

AUTO SALES: UK car sales fall for fifth month in a row


EMISSIONS: Test results confirm: Only 10% of Euro 6 cars meet emission limit in real-world driving conditions


DIESEL: From October 1, a comprehensive ban on diesel trucks transporting coal in the port of Hebei Province

MACROECONOMICS: The Jobs Numbers: Who’s Hiring in America—and Who’s Not

AUTO SALES: Nissan Leads Sales Plunge in Mixed Results for U.S. Carmakers

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Britain faces huge costs to avoid power shortages with electric car plan

EMISSIONS: Today two new car emissions tests come into force


CHROME: Tharisa establishes closer technical ties with Lonmin


EMISSIONS: China to Delay Roll out of New-Energy Car Quota Program

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Renault-Nissan to build electric cars in China

JEWELLERY: Northam ploughs 80% more funding into platinum jewellery marketing


FUEL CELLS: New liquid-metal membrane technology may help make hydrogen fuel cell vehicles viable

ZIMBABWE: Zim's central bank restricts mines from sending earnings out the country

AUTO NEWS: 'Self-driving' lorries to be tested on UK roads


FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Delphi pitches an alternative to diesel


AUTO NEWS: Germany’s ‘Diesel Fear’ Leaves $5 Billion in Used Cars Gathering Dust


JEWELLERY: Huge opportunity to create more demand for platinum – PGI

JEWELLERY: Joyalukkas inaugurates new showroom in Kerala


JEWELLERY: Malabar Gold & Diamonds opens 179th showroom

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Ford, China's Zotye Auto plan JV to build electric vehicles

AUTO NEWS: Bosch defends the diesel's future as RDE testing arrives

INVESTMENT: Palladium ETF Investors Cash Out Even as the Metal Continues to Soar

AUTO NEWS: Diesel scrappage schemes: saving face but not our health

AUTO NEWS: Ford Offers U.K. Drivers Cash to Scrap Dirty Diesel Engines

AUTO NEWS: Empa recommends buying diesel vehicles only if Euro 6d-TEMP or Euro 6d

PRODUCERS: Glencore in ‘advanced talks’ with Amplats on sale of Mototolo stake

PRODUCERS: Implats to report FY headline loss a share


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Don't boil the kettle while charging your electric car because it will blow the fuse, National Grid warns

AUTO SALES: Aral car buying trends study: German new car buyers looking to gasoline, hybrid vehicles

AUTO SALES: Your Car Is Now Worth Less Than You Think


FUEL CELLS: ARB report: 1,600 fuel cell vehicles in California, 29 stations active

RECYCLING: Silicon carbide presents a challenge for the autocat recycling industry


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Hyundai vows to produce longer-range electric car

AUTO SALES: The Internal Combustion Engine Is Not Dead Yet


DIESEL: Merkel sees Germany joining gasoline, diesel car bans

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Electric vehicles the right fit for India’s mobility needs

AUTO PRODUCTION: Nissan introduces hybrid hatchback at GIIAS


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Germany’s Schulz calls for EU electric vehicle quota

DIESEL: UK diesel car sales fall as air quality concerns gain traction


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Musk's Electric-Car Vision Doubted by Major Auto-Parts Suppliers

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Electric cars: The death of the internal combustion engine


FUEL CELLS: Seven-Eleven Japan and Toyota introducing fuel cell trucks and fuel cell power generators for studies on CO2 reduction

DIESEL: BMW offering £2,000 incentive targeting Euro-4 and older diesels in UK


JEWELLERY: New Platinum jewellery range seals the love of siblings this Raksha Bandhan

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Mazda boosts petrol engine efficiency in fresh blow to diesel


EMISSIONS: 'Dodgy' greenhouse gas data threatens Paris accord

DIESEL: VW Offers Incentives to Trade in Dirty Diesel Cars in Germany

DIESEL: India: Diesel cars seeing a declining sales trend, says government

AUTO SALES: China July Car Sales Rise on Fading Tax Impact, Strong Economy

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Mazda announces SKYACTIV-X: gasoline Spark Controlled Compression Ignition


SOUTH AFRICA: South African lawmakers to cast secret ballots in Zuma no-confidence vote

POLLUTION: Fewer cars not cleaner ones key to tackling air quality

SOUTH AFRICA: Baleka Mbete to announce secret ballot decision


FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Don’t Go All Hybrid/Turbo/Electric/Fuel Cell Just Yet – Toyota V6 And V8 to Gain “Dynamic Force” Camry Engine Tech

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Magna's Walker takes issue with industry expectations for EVs, self-driving cars

AUTO SALES: UK new car market falls in July as demand declines across business and consumer sectors

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: German automakers will stop developing combustion engines in six years, Continental says


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: BP announcement ‘penny drop moment’ for electric vehicles

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Electric-Car Revolution Is Shaking Up the Biggest Metals Markets

EMISSIONS: BS VI: Challenges and opportunities for India’s auto industry

DIESEL: Diesel Drama Fizzles as VW, Daimler, BMW Dodge Deeper Fixes

POLLUTION: Roads could be covered with 'tunnels' to absorb pollution

AUTO SALES: French sales rise 11% in July on strong mass-market demand

TESLA: Tesla Q2 losses rise to $336 million; revenue surges

COINS: U.S. Mint will start selling palladium American Eagle bullion coins in September


DIESEL: Germany Makes Last-Ditch Play to Save Diesel at Emergency Summit

FUEL CELLS: What does the future hold for hydrogen vehicles?

AUTO SALES: Spanish sales rise nearly 3%, boosted by tourism

RUTHENIUM: Fighting Cancer with Ruthenium Complexes

AUTO SALES: German car sales up 1.5 percent in July despite diesel slump - KBA

AUTO SALES: Business sales boost Italian car market in July


DIESEL: German Carmakers Looking Into Diesel Hardware Fix

AUTO NEWS: U.S. Auto Market Slump Persists

HYDROGEN: Amazon and Wal-Mart Finally Give Hydrogen Power a Reason to Be

PRODUCERS: Platinum Group Metals Ltd. Operational and Strategic Process Update

ZIMBABWE: Amplats exempt from supplying Zimbabwe’s Kell smelter

MACROECONOMICS: Euro-Area Economy Steams Ahead as ECB Waits for Inflation

PRODUCERS: Norilsk Nickel ups Q2 palladium output, nickel volumes fall


PRODUCERS: Ivanhoe Mines releases positive results of an independent definitive feasibility study for the planned first phase of its Platreef platinum-group elements, nickel, copper and gold mine in South Africa


PRECIOUS METALS: LBMA shines a light on the gold in London's vaults

EMISSIONS: Electric trucks and vans cut pollution faster than cars


AUTO PRODUCTION: Car production falls almost 14% as UK sales dip

DIESEL: Diesel Ban Looms Over German Home of Porsche and Mercedes-Benz

POWERTRAINS: 2040 ICE ban an issue for UK powertrain production

PLATINUM: Platinum industry redoubling marketing efforts in the midst of oversupply

HYDROGEN: Japan launches first global hydrogen supply chain demo project; liquid organic hydrogen carrier (LOHC) technology

PRODUCERS: Northam diversifies into the recycling market

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Maserati spearheads FCA's push to electrified vehicles

AUTO NEWS: China hydrogen fuel cell vehicles into the fast lane


AUTO NEWS: Aston Martin Warns U.K.'s Petrol-Car Ban Could Be 'Hazardous'

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Carmakers need to get on board for the electric revolution

EMISSIONS: Governments should address negative tax impact of new car emissions test


FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Bosch Still Likes Diesel, Plays Long Game on EVs

EMISSIONS: German conservative calls for phase-out of gasoline and diesel cars

EMISSIONS: New diesel and petrol vehicles to be banned from 2040 in UK

FUEL EFFICIENCY: U.S. may revise 2021 fuel efficiency standards, freeze targets


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Expanding the electric vehicle market in U.S. cities

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Toyota set to sell long-range, fast-charging electric cars in 2022


BATTERIES: UK households will be encouraged to make their own electricity and store in batteries

JEWELLERY: 2nd Platinum Buyer-Seller Meet concludes successfully

AUTO NEWS: EU, German Regulator Studying Reports of Automaker Collusion

PRODUCERS: Anglo American Platinum Interim Results 6 months ended 30 June 2017

DIESEL: German politicians, industry agree diesel plan

FUEL CELLS: Toyota's Hydrogen Holdup Means New Englanders Miss Out on Mirai


PRODUCERS: Atlatsa announces a financial restructure plan for Atlatsa Group, a conditional disposal of mineral rights to Anglo American Platinum and a care and maintenance strategy for Bokoni Mine


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Electric cars may stall without a battery revolution

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Why Electric Cars Are Everywhere Except Here, Now


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Renault sees EVs becoming more mainstream

DIESEL: Porsche may ditch diesel engines - CEO

EMISSIONS: Daimler Will Recall 3 Million Diesel Cars Across Europe to Fix Emissions

DIESEL: Ditching diesel won’t clear the air

EMISSIONS: EU commissioner tells Transport Ministers to clean up diesel cars to tackle the city air pollution crisis

PRODUCERS: PTM to seek more funds after $287m loss sends it to precipice


DIESEL: German Diesel Makers Get Reprieve as Home States Reject Bans

AUTO SALES: EV sales continue surge as subsidies attract buyers

FUEL EFFICIENCY: Fuel efficiency technology in European heavy-duty vehicles: Baseline and potential for the 2020–2030 timeframe

DIESEL: Germany wrestles with diesel's future as large cities plan bans

PRODUCERS: Amplats to report refined metal backlog, R2.2bn in impairments


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: EVs reached 42% of Norway's new car sales last month


SOUTH AFRICA: Gigaba sets December deadline for MPRDA, re-opens Charter talks

AUTO SALES: Europe Car-Sales Growth Slows on Brexit Effect Amid Market Peak

SOUTH AFRICA: Mining ups y/y output in May, but down again month on month

IRIDIUM & RUTHENIUM: Best-Performing Metals as Hard to Trade as They Are to Find

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Carmakers want China to soften electric car quota


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: U.K. Grid Faces Test of 1 Million Electric Cars in 5 Years

ENERGY: Renewable energy is becoming so cheap the US will meet Paris commitments even if Trump withdraws

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: European car market 'fully electric by 2035'

DIESEL: Fiat Chrysler Makes Diesels Again as U.S. Is Said to Near Ruling

DIESEL: Diesel decline risks reversing Germany's CO2 gains

EMISSIONS: California Governor Jerry Brown and Michael Bloomberg Launch “America’s Pledge”

FUEL CELLS: Platinum for new fuel cell Mercedes cut to autocat level


SOUTH AFRICA: South Africa Needs a New Direction

AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES: Billions Will Be Blown in Race to Field First Self-Driving Cars

AUTO SALES: Why are US car sales falling?

DIESEL: Time to put an end to the ‘diatribe’ of misinformation about diesel

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Expert says hybrids can replace diesel cars

DIESEL: Tech breakthrough could SAVE diesel as Continental cuts emissions by 60 per cent with new super fuel

DIESEL: Tianjin Port "diesel vehicle transporting coal" historical end


DIESEL: VW's Porsche Brand Probed as Diesel Fraud Scandal Spreads

FUEL CELLS: Hyundai Motor Company Develops Its Own Major Technologies for Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles

AUTO SALES: China June vehicle sales +4.5 pct y/y - industry association

DIESEL: Diesel Technology Developments - ICCT

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Is it farewell to Oxford's black cabs as new electric cars to be brought in?

ELECTRIC VEHICLES:Chemical groups gear up for electric car revolution


EMISSIONS: German states urge carmakers to address air pollution

BATTERIES: Industry needs 40 gigafactories, VW says, Company sees huge shortage of batteries by '25


EMISSIONS: Trump administration may let California keep emissions standards


BATTERIES: Tesla to build world's biggest lithium ion battery in South Australia


EMISSIONS: Why cold starts could freeze air pollution improvements

AUTO NEWS: France to ban sales of petrol and diesel cars by 2040

AUTO NEWS: Cars "not the devil" says CLEPA stressing mobility debate


AUTO SALES: New car market declines in June as demand stabilises over second quarter

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: People are walking away from diesel and EVs can benefit - Nissan

EMISSIONS: Air quality: Challenge against UK government plan rejected

DIESEL: Shifting gears: The effects of a future decline in diesel market share on tailpipe CO2 and NOx emissions in Europe

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Volvo steers toward electrified future

AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES: Baidu forms global alliance to accelerate AI adoption in self-driving cars

FUEL CELLS: Rotterdam tests hydrogen fuel cell buses

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: TfL and the Mayor announce more fully-electric bus routes to cut toxic emissions


FUEL CELLS: Hamburg Is Ready to Fill Up With Hydrogen. Customers Aren’t So Sure

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: China's Electric Cars Are Actually Pretty Dirty


PRODUCERS: Northam will put Everest tailings to good use

FUEL CELLS: Using surplus electricity from renewables to make hydrogen fuel is starting a new era for all forms of heavy transport

AUTO SALES: Carmakers Outsell June Estimates in U.S. to End Drab First Half

EMISSIONS: Like magic! How to make high vehicle CO2 emissions simply disappear

AUTO SALES: June volume dips as Detroit 3 slip, Honda, Toyota, Nissan rise

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Tesla CEO Musk Says Model 3 Passes All Regulatory Requirements

AUTO NEWS: VW crossovers will do double duty

MACROECONOMICS: Euro-Area Manufacturing Accelerates as Orders Fuel Optimism


AUTO NEWS: How Porsche will thrive in EV, autonomous era


AUTO SALES: Electric Car Market Up 27% In Europe

AUTO NEWS: Renault's entry, VW's interest stoke bullish 48-volt hybrid predictions

AUTO NEWS: VW to debut 48-volt mild hybrid on Golf-sized model


MACROECONOMICS: Europe’s Car-Leasing Boom Sets Off Alarm Bells

AUTO NEWS: Blues and neutrals are the future of car colours, says BASF

DIESEL: Merkel avoids backing diesel as she hits out at emissions cheats, report says

AUTO SALES: China’s NEV Market Moves into the Fast Lane


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: EV with 100 kWh battery has emitted 15-20 tons of carbon dioxide even before the vehicle ignition is turned on

EMISSIONS: MEPs call for ambitious car CO2 targets and zero-emissions sales quota

AUTO SALES: 'Post peak' period forecast for US light vehicle sales

MACROECONOMICS: Euro-Area Confidence Hits Decade High as ECB Debates Exit

AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES: Anarchy on India’s Roads Has Driverless Car in a Jam

DIESEL: Bavaria Agrees Anti-Pollution Steps With BMW, Audi, MAN

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: London street lamps are being turned into electric car charging points


BATTERIES: China Is About to Bury Elon Musk in Batteries


AUTO NEWS: SMMT UK Automotive priorities for a new Parliament

AUTO SALES: More than 75% of buyers say they will avoid diesels over health fears when they next purchase a car

EMISSIONS: Clean air heroes hidden among Euro 6 villains

EMISSIONS: Germany will set up new emissions-testing body after VW scandal

DIESEL: Berlin demands costly German recall of 12 million diesel cars


ENERGY: Panasonic sees the future of solar on car rooftops

DIESEL: Diesel has a strong future - for fleets

EMISSIONS: 2017 Global update: Light-duty vehicle greenhouse gas and fuel economy standards


SOUTH AFRICA: New charter will cripple not only mining


SOUTH AFRICA: Zuma defends Mining Charter as an action that cannot cause harm

DIESEL: Latest diesel car models remain highly polluting, tests show


ENERGY: The Green Energy Revolution Will Happen Without Trump

DEMAND: Boeing ups forecast for new aeroplane demand

MOBILITY: Toyota knows it needs partners to meet mobility services challenge

FUEL EFFICIENCY: Consumer benefits of increased efficiency in 2025-2030 light-duty vehicles in the U.S.

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: UK seeks to lead world in autonomous and electric vehicles

AUTO SALES: Post-Brexit U.K. Car Sales Slump Seen Risking 18,000 German Jobs

EMISSIONS: Air quality debate needs to move on from diesel cars - JLR


PRODUCERS: North American Palladium Signs Option Agreement for the Sunday Lake Project and Commences New Exploration Strategy

FUEL CELLS: Hyundai to boost production of new fuel cell vehicle 15x to 3,600 units

EMISSIONS: London Mayor Seeks Pollution-Free Transport System by 2050

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: EVs are 'clearly' the future despite slow start, Renault's Normand says


AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES: Bosch confirms it will build $1.1 billion chip plant in Germany for self-driving cars

AUTO PRODUCTION: Ford to Save $1 Billion Building Focus in China Instead of Mexico

AUTO PRODUCTION: Carmakers call for transitional EU deal

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: China upholds electrified vehicle quotas despite industry protests

PALLADIUM: Palladium enjoys hot streak and leaves platinum for dust

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: EV sales rebound for 2nd straight month


DIESEL: Bracing for diesel bans in Europe

RECYCLING: BASF boosts precious metals recycling capabilities


AUTO SALES: European Car Sales Rebounded in May as Economy Buoyed Consumers

EMISSIONS: Sweden passes net zero emission climate law

SOUTH AFRICA: Miners Vow to Fight South Africa's New Black-Ownership Rules


FUEL CELLS: Magna shopping its hydrogen fuel-cell range extender for EVs

FUEL CELLS: Jagged Pt nanowires boost fuel cell performance

DIESEL: BMW's hometown mulls diesel ban over 'shocking' emissions

DIESEL: Regional Diesel Bans Wrong, German Transport Ministry Says

AUTO NEWS: Bosch Enters Paris Electric-Scooter Fray as Diesel Loses Favor

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Reality of subsidies drives Norway’s electric car dream

EMISSIONS: Retrofit technology enables Johnson Matthey to take a twelve-year-old bus and achieve emissions comparable to a modern bus

EMISSIONS: Air pollution plan 'unfair' on local authorities

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: How engine gurus cope with the EV's rise


INVESTMENT: Subprime Auto Bonds From 2015 May End Up Worst Ever, Fitch Says

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Next Audi A8 gets 48V mild hybrid system as standard

SOUTH AFRICA: Platinum Drop Fires Social Unrest as Villagers Turn on Mines


AUTO SALES: China's monthly vehicle sales post first back-to-back drop since 2015

EMISSIONS: China to clamp down on new car plants in fight against capacity glut, pollution

AUTO SALES: Strategy Analytics report finds ridesharing may not negatively impact future vehicle purchases


MEGATRENDS: BMW sees China 10 years ahead of Europe in digitalization

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Bosch estimates that about 85 million cars built in 2025 will still run solely on fossil fuels, it believes nearly 20 million will be either hybrids or electric vehicles

PRODUCERS: Sibanye Rights Offer succeeds with excess oversubscription of almost five times

DIESEL: Diesel bans put added pressure on automakers seeking to cut CO2


PRODUCERS: Platinum Group Metals Reports on Maseve Mine Operations

MACROECONOMICS: Euro Area Proves Stronger as First-Quarter Growth Revised Up


AUTO SALES: China Auto Sales Rise on Steeper Discounts to Pare Inventory


PRODUCERS: North American Palladium Announces Plans for Increased Production and Longer Mine Life at the Lac des Iles Mine

AUTO SALES: Electric Car Sales Are Surging, IEA Reports

AUTO SALES: US new light-duty diesel sales dropped slightly in 2016 to 280,000 units from 300,000 in 2015


SOUTH AFRICA: South Africa falls into recession

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: China helps big auto get bigger

EMISSIONS: Automakers unshaken by Trump's move on Paris accord


AUTO SALES: French sales rise 9% in May

AUTO SALES: VW among winners as Italy's market gains 8%

AUTO SALES: Spain sales reach highest May level for 9 years

AUTO SALES: UK car registrations fall 8.5% in May

AUTO SALES: German sales jump 13% on fleet demand


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Denmark Is Killing Tesla (and Other Electric Cars)

EMISSIONS: Statement from Anne Hidalgo, Mayor of Paris and C40 Chair


PRODUCERS: Miner Lonmin confident it can turn around troubled business

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: The Country Adopting Electric Vehicles Faster Than Anywhere Else

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Audi's new A8 flagship will get 48-volt tech to boost economy, performance

EMISSIONS: Johnson Matthey predicts pollution push to boost catalysts

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Even Elon Musk May Not Be Able to Make an Electric Truck Work

AUTO SALES: Ford Beats GM as Rental Fleets Pad U.S. Sales Through Slowdown

AUTO SALES: Chevy’s Bolt Creeps Along While Tesla Readies For a Sprint


PRODUCERS: Critical to take platinum out of market, says Sibanye’s Froneman

EMISSIONS: Loughborough team develops novel system to enhance SCR operation to reduce NOx further

AUTO SALES: EU ministers agree on new type approval rules for cars

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Valeo bets on 48-volt mild-hybrid tech for growth

ZIMBABWE: Zim approves fourth platinum mine

FUEL CELLS: Hydrogen cars and why Britain is out of the clean fuel race

EMISSIONS: Europe embarks on a journey to zero-emission transport

EMISSIONS: Trump pulling U.S. out of Paris climate deal: Axios report


RUTHENIUM: New Ru compound that can break down plastic waste developed

PRODUCERS: North American Palladium Announces Significant Increase to Mineral Reserves at the Lac des Iles Mine


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Pretty Soon Electric Cars Will Cost Less Than Gasoline

AUTO PRODUCTION: Trump Blasts German Carmakers’ U.S. Sales, Threatens Barriers

AUTO SALES: U.S. auto sales seen up 0.5 percent in May: JD Power and LMC

PRODUCERS: Fear grows Lonmin edging to fourth rights issue in eight years


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Renault sees wireless charging as answer to EV range anxiety

DIESEL: Software update can fix diesel emissions, FCA lawyer says

ZIMBABWE: Zimbabwe cabinet approves JV platinum mine with Kazakhstan company

PRODUCERS: Tharisa hit by chrome fall

PRODUCERS: Lonmin re-opens two shafts after protests

FUEL CELLS: Nanoalloys 10 times as effective as pure platinum in fuel cells

AUTO SALES: UK car production fall blamed on late Easter


EMISSIONS: Swiss team concludes that particulate filters should be mandatory for GDI engines


ELECTRIC VEHICLES:Electric Car Price Parity Expected Next Year -- ReportElectric Car Price Parity Expected Next Year -- Report

OIL: Get Ready for Peak Oil Demand


BATTERIES: Move Over Tesla, Europe's Building Its Own Battery Gigafactories

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: How local electricity networks can cope with charging clusters of electric vehicles - My Electric Avenue’s final results reveal all…

ZIMBABWE: Zimbabwe to build $200m platinum refinery


HYDROGEN: Toyota, JXTG, others to quadruple Japan's hydrogen stations

AUTO NEWS: America’s Cars Are Suddenly Getting Faster and More Efficient

FUEL CELLS: First Came the Hydrogen Cars. Now, the Refilling Stations.

ENERGY: India cancelling huge coal power station because it wants to focus on renewable energy


AUTO PRODUCTION: GM will cut operations in India, South Africa

BATTERIES: Thakadu progresses nickel beneficiation plant plans

INVESTMENT: You can now buy silver and platinum Krugerrands


SOUTH AFRICA: Zwane sets new deadline on “revolutionary” mining charter - 16 May 2017

DIESEL: Cities driving diesel out of the European car market

DIESEL: Volvo will stop developing new diesel engines, CEO tells paper

JEWELLERY: Pt Jewellery, rising popularity in Japan (Nikkei 16th May 2017)

FUEL CELLS: Faurecia To Develop And Manufacture Fuel Cell Tanks For Electric Vehicles With STELIA Aerospace Composites Expertise

PRODUCERS: Tharisa flies on chrome boom, but it warns market is volatile - 16 May 2017


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Glencore Says Electric Car Boom Is Coming Faster Than Expected

PRODUCERS: Reopening mothballed shafts could add 250koz/year for Lonmin

AUTO SALES: Europe Car Sales Suffer Biggest Drop Since 2013 as U.K. Tumbles

EMISSIONS: New international study finds lab testing of diesel NOx emissions underestimates real-world levels by up to 50%

EMISSIONS: PSA: particle filter on all direct injection petrol cars

AUTO SALES: EV deliveries rise 7.9% in April - in China

JEWELLERY: Hallmarking suffers 13% dip in April 2017

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Germany likely to miss electric cars target, Merkel says

PRODUCERS: Lonmin cash burn continues apace as H1 output slides


INVESTMENT: The Royal Mint launches its first platinum bullion products

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: StoreDot demos EV battery that reaches a full charge in 5 minutes

PRODUCERS: Nornickel says would fulfil PGM orders if output forecast missed


EMISSIONS: Clariant catalysts contribute significantly to emission control in China

COINS: Osmiridium Coin Develops New Extreme Density Un-Counterfeitable Platinum Group Metal Coins

DIESEL: Mazda sets bar high for diesel-powered CX-5

IRIDIUM: HyperSolar Announces Breakthrough Catalyst Needed for Splitting Water to Produce Low Cost, Renewable Hydrogen


DIESEL: Jaguar Land Rover doubles down on diesel

DIESEL: Insight: Is it time to give up on the diesel engine?


AUTO SALES: Hyundai-Kia Lead Drop in China Auto Sales; SUV Demand Climbs

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: VW sees China, scale as key to halting Tesla's advance

INVESTMENT: LBMA to publish precious metal holdings in London vaults from summer 2017


ELECTRIC VEHICLES:India's green car plan prioritizes electric vehicles over hybrids

BATTERIES: Johnson Matthey Battery Materials Approves Lithium Hydroxide from Nemaska Lithium and Releases $2M Milestone Payment

EMISSIONS: SMMT statement in response to government draft UK Air Quality Plan

AUTO NEWS: Russia may peak at 2.4m market before falling - Volkswagen Rus

BATTERIES: Umicore to boost capacity in cathode materials


AUTO SALES: Electric Car Sales Are Suddenly Taking Off in Europe

MACROECONOMICS: U.S. Job Gains Rebound; Unemployment Falls to Pre-Crisis Low

DIESEL: Government fails to commit to diesel scrappage scheme in UK clean air plan

PRODUCERS: North American Palladium Announces First Quarter 2017 Result

DIESEL: Tory gov’t publishes “controversial bomb” UK air pollution plan


DIESEL: German diesel car sales drop 19% in April, lose market share: KBA

PRODUCERS: Sibanye on track to deliver a pronounced 2017

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: GM is focused on making its next electric vehicle profitable, says executive

DIESEL: Jaguar Land Rover starts education scheme to counter 'demonisation' of diesel

ACQUISITION: Stillwater Mining Company Announces Completion of Acquisition by Sibanye

APPOINTMENT: Atlatsa announces resignation of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and appointment of acting CFO

AUTO SALES: UK new car demand falls in April as new VED rates come into force

PRODUCERS: Russia's Norilsk Nickel to invest $14 mln into machinery upgrade of Arctic mine


DIESEL: Diesel drivers will be paid to scrap their cars to improve air quality

ACQUISITION: Emirati firm eyes mine disputed by Botswana, Norilsk Nickel

ZIMBABWE: Zim mining firms given investment options

AUTO NEWS: Delphi to spin off powertrain business, focus on autonomy and EVs

DIESEL: Continental shows 48-volt hybrid diesel concept in Vienna


ACQUISITION: Norilsk seeks damages from Botswana govt over stalled sale of Nkomati, Tati mines

EXPLORATION: Talon Metals update: Drill results received for the 480, 221 and 164 zones at Tamarack

EMISSIONS: India to make every single car electric by 2030 in bid to tackle pollution that kills millions


DIESEL: How dirty are new diesels really?

PRODUCERS: Lundin Mining Files Updated Technical Report for the Eagle Mine

EMISSIONS: UK Government bid to delay air pollution plan fails

MACROECONOMICS: U.S. Economy Grew 0.7% in First Quarter, Slowest in Three Years


JEWELLERY: Modi pitches for ‘Make in India’ to become world number one in jewellery sector

JEWELLERY: Indian Institute of Gems & Jewellery at Udupi soon

MACROECONOMICS: Brexit should not undermine automotive competitiveness, manufacturers and suppliers warn

AUTO NEWS: Valeo sales rise 22% on fuel-saving, self-driving tech

AUTO NEWS: Schaeffler growth outpaces global car market, but supplier warns of headwinds

DIESEL: Continental presents technology for the diesel engine of the future

JEWELLERY: Kalyan Jewellers acquires online jewellery company Candere

EMISSIONS: Tata Motors' says co's commercial vehicles are BSIV ready

JEWELLERY: Crushed by demonetisation, jewellers hope for Akshaya Tritiya boost

JEWELLERY: Low GST rate could hit small jewellers


FUEL CELLS: Toyota’s heavy-duty trucks to use fuel cell tech for zero emissions

BATTERIES: BNEF is predicting another 75% decline in lithium-ion battery pack prices to 2030,

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: The Electric-Car Boom Is So Real Even Oil Companies Say It's Coming

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Continental to step up spending on electric car drives

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Toyota, in 'agonizing' U-turn, to develop EVs, plug-in hybrids


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: EV business hots up in India

ACQUISITION: Results of the Sibanye General Meeting regarding the acquisition of Stillwater

AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES: Driverless pods plot new course to overtake humans

BATTERIES: The Secret to a Better Battery Might Just Be Floating in Thin Air

DIESEL: Britain at risk of 'grinding to a halt' if diesel is demonised as businesses and emergency services depend on the fuel, experts warn

DIESEL: Diesel vehicles important for UK economy, says industry


FUEL CELLS: Japan dreams of a hydrogen society

BATTERIES: New battery coating could improve smart phones and electric vehicles

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Mini's 5th 'superhero' to be an EV


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Volkswagen plans all-electric car for China next year

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Ending tax credits would kill electric-car market, Edmunds says

MACROECONOMICS: IMF Raises Global Forecast While Warning of Protectionism Threat


AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES: By 2030, 25% of Miles Driven in US Could Be in Shared Self-Driving Electric Cars


PRECIOUS METALS: Three of the Rare Metals Are Roaring


AUTO SALES: China first-quarter auto sales strongest since 2014 despite tax cut rollback

JEWELLERY: Chow Tai Seng IPO offer will be purchased on the 18th April

AUTO SALES: India Auto Sales Seen Extending Record on Consumer Confidence


DIESEL: 10 facts you need to know about diesel


FUEL CELLS: Amazon Finds There's Nothing Foolish in Fuel Cells

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Renault welcomes EV competition; sees 'tipping point' with longer range newcomers


AUTO SALES: U.S. auto industry faces 2004-style 'Triple Threat,' Deutsche Bank warns


AUTO SALES: Records tumble as March UK new car market hits all-time high

PRODUCERS: Cash flush Tharisa to convert to owner-operator model

JEWELLERY: Pink Star diamond sets new world record in Hong Kong

DIESEL: PM hints at help for diesel car owners over 'toxin tax'

PRODUCERS: Implats to collect R218m as A-1 case grinds on


DIESEL: Europe's diesel decline will accelerate in VW cheating fallout

AUTO SALES: BMW Tops Mercedes for First Time in 2017, Narrowing the U.S. Luxury Race

AUTO SALES: Carmakers Post Surprise Declines as Discounts Fail to Buoy Sales

EMISSIONS: MEPs reject EU vehicles agency but strengthen checks on cars and national regulators

IRIDIUM: Apple has ordered 70m units of OLED panels

AUTO SALES: Sales slip 1.7% despite higher discounts

PRODUCERS: Platinum Group Metals Reports on Maseve Mine Operations

SOUTH AFRICA: Zuma's Power Play in Cabinet Brings S&P Downgrade to Junk

ACQUISITION: Heraeus acquires Swiss precious metals processor, Argor-Heraeus


DIESEL: Photographer: Bartek Sadowski/Bloomberg Europe's Diesel Decay Set to Accelerate in VW Cheating Fallout

PRODUCERS: Platinum Group Metals Ltd. Reports on Progress at Waterberg Platinum and Palladium Project

FUEL CELLS: Kia fuel cell vehicle to arrive in 3 years

BATTERIES: The Future of Battery Technology


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Toyota to use artificial intelligence in search for new batteries

PRODUCERS: Atlatsa announces audited results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2016


AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES: Government sets out next steps in establishing the UK as global leader in connected and autonomous vehicles


EMISSIONS: Supreme Court Bans Sale Of BS-III Vehicles Beyond March 31

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Mercedes Hastens Electric-Car Shift as Combustion Era Fades

EMISSIONS: Mayor unveils new cleaner vehicle checker scheme


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Renault Zoe electric-car owners can double their range by upgrading leased batteries

EMISSIONS: Trump to sign executive order undoing Obama's clean power plan

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Major transport and energy groups sound alarm on e-mobility: Europe must accelerate infrastructure


EMISSIONS: California Upholds Auto Emissions Standards, Setting Up Face-Off With Trump


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Even Germany’s Post Office Is Building an Electric Car

AUTO SALES: Ally Profit Warning Deepens Concern Over Slumping Used-Car Prices


AUTO PRODUCTION: Photographer: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg Ford Drops After First-Quarter Profit Forecast Trails Estimates

EMISSIONS: Efficiency technology and cost assessment for U.S. 2025–2030 light-duty vehicles


AUTO SALES: BMW aims for slight increase in profit in 2017

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Charge electric cars smartly to take pressure off national grid – minister

AUTO SALES: Chinese car sales run out of gas

EMISSIONS: VW hurries new EVs to meet CO2 targets


EMISSIONS: China's Stage 6 emission standard for new light-duty vehicles

PRODUCERS: ARM in 234% jump in earnings


AUTO SALES: China to Relax Trading of Used Cars to Spur New Vehicle Demand

AUTO SALES: European Car Sales Growth Cools as VW, PSA Lose Market Share

ACQUISITION: BCL liquidator asks SA court to nullify Nkomati deal

INVESTMENT: Indian tycoon launches £2bn grab on Anglo American shares

EMISSIONS: US EPA to be cut the most in draft 2018 Trump budget

FUEL CELLS: Hydrogen fuel cell train completes first test run

FUEL ECONOMY: EPA to revisit US fuel economy rules


EMISSIONS: Trump is expected to announce a rollback of auto emission and fuel-economy regulations

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Behind the Quiet State-by-State Fight Over Electric Vehicles

EMISSIONS: SMMT calls for faster take-up of latest low emission buses to help cut London’s NOx

EMISSIONS: Why tougher EU emissions rules put the combustion engine's future in doubt


ZIMBABWE: Zimbabwe mines output threatened by foreign payment delays


PRODUCERS: Vale shutters Sudbury mine

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: 2018 Nissan Leaf: Full Details by September, Sweetened Lease Terms in the Meantime


JEWELLERY: China 2017 jewellery industry trend

AUTO SALES: China auto sales resilient despite tax incentive rollback

JEWELLERY: Stronger economy to push gold demand in India, says WGC


AUTO NEWS: Cars Seen Missing U.S. Mileage Targets for First Time Since 2004

FUEL CELLS: Magna develops self-charging fuel cell EV

FUEL ECONOMY: Donald Trump plans to roll back fuel-economy standards

FUEL CELLS: Hyundai wants new fuel cell SUV to have 'own identity'


AUTO PRODUCTION: Mini boss says UK production not essential to brand

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Magna cites renewable drive for EV technology uptake


JEWELLERY: Muthoot Exim launches India’s first ever range of non jewellery platinum products

AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES: Everything You Need to Know About Autonomous Vehicles

JEWELLERY: Launching exclusive collection with emeralds and set in precious platinum 'Amolya'

RHODIUM: One of the Rarest Precious Metals Is on Best Run in a Decade

MACROECONOMICS: Euro-Area Growth Boosted by Domestic Demand as Trade Dragged

MACROECONOMICS: OECD Sees Lots to Worry About in the Global Economic Outlook

EMISSIONS: London's Toxic Smog Triggers Business Action Against Illegal Air

PRODUCERS: Jubilee Platinum Tjate project reaches milestone with granting of mining right

AUTO SALES: UK new car sales dip in February, pickup seen in March - SMMT


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: China Considers Dialing Back or Delaying Electric Car Quota

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Nearly a third of global electric vehicle sales are in just 14 electric vehicle capitals

PRODUCERS: Lonmin COO Ben Moolman resigns

AUTO SALES: Fiat 500e leases for less than a smartphone


INVESTMENT: WPIC plans platinum ETF in China

EMISSIONS: UK CO2 emissions fall for 19th consecutive year but SMMT warns anti-diesel agenda will halt progress

PRODUCERS: Wallbridge Announces Initial 2017 Drill Results at Parkin

FUEL CELLS: Chinese researchers target hydrogen fuel cells

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Mercedes Owner Invests in ChargePoint to Back Electric-Car Push

PRODUCERS: Sibanye mineral resources and mineral reserves update for the gold and platinum divisions

PRODUCERS: Sibanye cuts platinum reserves at RPM, Kroondal

DIESEL: Diesels lose appeal in weaker German car market


PRODUCERS: Amplats sacrifices leverage to platinum for more process margin

PRODUCERS: Glencore to retain 50% share of Mototolo with Amplats

AUTO SALES: U.S. truck, SUV sales stay strong in February, but at a price


MACROECONOMICS: Euro-Area Manufacturing Picks Up as Inflation Pressures Build


FUEL CELLS: The Fuel That Could Solve Britain’s Lethal Air Pollution Crisis Has One Big Drawback


FUEL CELLS: Toyota Delivers Fuel Cell Bus to Tokyo Metropolitan Government

FUEL CELLS: Germany unveils zero-emissions train that only emits steam

EMISSIONS: European truck manufacturers call for action to prevent aftermarket manipulation of NOx emissions controls


FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Carmakers come together to promote low emission vehicles, as motorists across UK call for greater incentives to switch and better charging infrastructure


EMISSIONS: Toyota’s new three-way catalyst reduces precious metal usage by 20%; improving uniformity of flow with FLAD

DIESEL: Germany's Stuttgart set to ban some diesel cars from city center


FUEL CELLS: Shell and Toyota Partner on California Fueling Stations for Hydrogen Cars


DIESEL: Nissan gives Micra a diesel to better battle VW Polo, Ford Fiesta

DIESEL: Drivers of older diesel cars to be charged extra £10 to enter London

DIESEL: How Chevy coaxed Cruze diesel to 52 mpg


FUEL CELLS: Ballard Inks $25M Deal With Broad-Ocean For Fuel Cell Engine Manufacture & Sales in China

FUEL CELLS: Amplats anticipates continued growth in fuel cells

DIESEL: Diesel still has core role for fleets despite potential scrappage scheme, says Arval

EMISSIONS: Extension Of BS-IV Emission Norms Deadline Unfair And Unnecessary, Says Bajaj Auto

PRODUCERS: Stillwater Mining Company Reports Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2016 Results


FUEL CELLS: Toyota to recall all 2,800 Mirai fuel cell cars on the road

PRODUCERS: Amplats to sell Union, MASA Chrome to Siyanda for R400m

APPOINTMENT: Jianke Gao resigns as CEO of Wesizwe Platinum

COBALT: Electric car boom spurs investor scramble for cobalt


AUTO SALES: China Jan vehicle sales flatline as tax hike, holiday season hit

PRODUCERS: Cash-leaking Lonmin desperately “pulling every last lever”

MACROECONOMICS: Euro-Area Growth Revised Lower in Sign of Recovery Fragility

CHROME: Amplats may get 30% earnings boost as chrome price soars


PRODUCERS: China May Be a Hitch in African Miner’s Bid for U.S. Platinum

EMISSIONS: Nissan Qashqai has emissions testing defeat device says South Korean court

COBALT: It’s cobalt’s time to shine

DIESEL: The Demise of Deadly Diesel

DIESEL: Sadiq Khan: government must pay drivers £3,500 to scrap diesel cars

PLATINUM: Signs of hope for the platinum industry

PRODUCERS: Atlatsa reports fatality at Bokoni

ACQUISITION: Sibanye closes syndication of US$2,650,000,000 bridge facilities


INVESTMENT: Large moves in palladium ETFs confuse investors

SOUTH AFRICA: Zuma to resuscitate state-owned mining bill this year

PLATINUM: China May Be a Hitch in African Miner’s Bid for U.S. Platinum

SOUTH AFRICA: Analyst bemoans beneficiation tardiness, warns South Africa could lose out

REFINING: Umicore sees solid growth in 2017 from auto catalysts, batteries

FUEL CELLS: Japan Is at Odds With Elon Musk Over Hydrogen Fuel Cells

PRODUCERS: RBPlat to post FY earnings in turnaround from 2015 losses

JUNIORS: Wellgreen Platinum Announces Completion of Metallurgical Testwork and Sale of Non-Core Ontario Properties

AUTO SALES: China auto sales down 9.8% in January


RAND: South Africa's rand expected to weaken almost 8 pct this year

FUEL CELLS: H2ME has 100 fuel cell vehicles on the road in Germany, France and UK

DIESEL: Volkswagen to abandon small diesels in favour of mild hybrids

DEMAND: Enormous global demand on way for copper, platinum, zinc – Friedland

PRODUCERS: Buffalo Injures CEO of World No. 1 Platinum Producer Amplats

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Tesla aims to start pilot output of Model 3 this month

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: E.ON, Clever to build EV charging network in Europe

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Electrifying insights: How automakers can drive electrified vehicle sales and profitability

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Volkswagen is investing $2 billion to push into electric vehicles

EMISSIONS: MEPs back stricter checks on vehicle emissions enforcement

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Electric car firm Tesla plans vehicle launch in India this summer: Elon Musk


SOUTH AFRICA: New technology tipped to save 200,000 SA mining jobs by 2025

FUEL CELLS: Implats invests in fuel cells to power refinery

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Much faster electric-car charging: on a fast track

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: European Electric Car Sales Stall, As Long-Range Predictions Snowball

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Honda, Hitachi Announce Electric Car Partnership

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: China approves two electric car projects

FUEL CELLS: Siemens, Voest and Verbund to build largest green hydrogen site

PRODUCERS: Amplats expects a 20% surge in profits

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Chinese EV Manufacturer Partners With Mexican Company To Build Electric Cars

POWERTRAINS: Bosch establishing new electromobility operating unit in Powertrain Solutions; start at beginning of 2018

FUEL CELLS: London Police Using Fuel-Cell Scooters to Fight Crime, Emissions

AUTO NEWS: EU Auto industry expects stable market in 2017


PRODUCERS: Sibanye says 200-300koz of RPM platinum output “at risk”

PRODUCERS: AAP updated trading statement for 2016


AUTO SALES: UK car registrations surge to 12-year high

EMISSIONS: Carmakers cry foul over rollout of BS-IV; raises issue of inventory

PRODUCERS: Sibanye May Almost Double Mining Deal Share Sale to $1.3 Billion

PRODUCERS: Zimplats tipped to launch objection to “idle ground” seizure

PRODUCERS: Cutifani encourages mining sector to focus on constructive dialogue

SOUTH AFRICA: CoM confirms talks on mining charter practicalities with Zwane

FUEL CELLS: Local fuel cell manufacturing launch boost for platinum demand

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Gadkari's clean car plan: Electricity-run vehicles to replace commercial cars


DIESEL: Government looks at merits of diesel scrappage scheme

DEMAND: Auto demand lifts chipmaker Infineon's first-quarter profit by 12%

EMISSIONS: Car ban fails to curb air pollution in Mexico city

LITHIUM: How lithium mined from hot springs in Cornwall could boost Britain’s green tech

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Indian government extends subsidy for electric vehicles to FY-18 with 42% higher allocation

CHROME: Glencore considering bid for Impala’s chrome waste business

DIESEL: Officials 'drawing up plans' for diesel scrappage scheme to cut emissions


FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Scotland Yard to adopt new fleet of hybrid police cars and bikes to combat toxic air in London - including fuel cells

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: McLaren working with OEMs on 'new combustion technology'

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Electric Cars Could Cause Big Oil This Much Damage

CHROME: Community co-owns new Amplats chrome recovery joint venture

DEMAND: JM Q3 update - European LDV catalyst sales grew strongly

AUTO SALES: Toyota Paces U.S. Sales Decline as Carmakers Boost Discounts


MACROECONOMICS: Euro-Area Manufacturing Picks Up as Demand Drives Prices Higher

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: The rise of electric vehicles: The second million

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Alternative fuel vehicle registrations: +1.2% in fourth quarter of 2016; +4.1% in 2016

JEWELLERY: Hockley Mint to offer retailers ‘pure’ gold and platinum

PRODUCERS: Preliminary production report for Norilsk 2016CY

PRODUCERS: Suing over Section 54: Is this a solution?

DIESEL: BBC Viewpoint: The trouble with diesel

AUTO NEWS: Uber teams up with Mercedes-Benz’s parent company on self-driving cars

AUTO SALES: EU car sales seen slowing in 2018 with Brexit risk - ACEA


FUEL CELLS: Honda, GM to jointly produce fuel cell power systems in U.S. from 2020

SOUTH AFRICA: SA platinum consolidation still on the table for Sibanye’s Froneman

AUTO NEWS: Incentives in US near record levels - JD Power

PRODUCERS: Zimplats quarterly production report

FUEL EFFICIENCY: NADA calls for relaxation of US fuel efficiency targets

PRODUCERS: Platinum Group Metals Closes US$28.75 Million Bought Deal Financing Including Full Exercise of Over-Allotment Option

BATTERIES: Tesla’s Battery Revolution Just Reached Critical Mass


PRODUCERS: New owner aiming to bring Stillwater headquarters back to Montana

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Suppliers: Big money from EVs still years away

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Schaeffler sees 48-volt mild hybrids displacing diesels as fuel-saving choice

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Shell to install chargers for electric cars on European forecourts


SOUTH AFRICA: Days of “quiet diplomacy” over as SA miners start fight back

SOUTH AFRICA: Reviewed draft Mining Charter ‘unrealistic wish list’


ENERGY: BP Energy Outlook: 30% growth in global demand to 2035; fuel demand continues to rise, even with EVs & fuel efficiency

AUTO NEWS: U.K. Auto Investment Slumps as Industry Warns of Brexit Threat

PRODUCERS: Pacific North West Capital Applies for Share Consolidation and Name Change to New Age Metals Inc

CHINA: China to Include Autos, New Energy, Graphene Into Overcapacity Cuts

PRODUCERS: Sibanye enters Section 189 consultations on realising synergies at its Platinum Operations

PRODUCERS: Anglo American Q4'16 production report

PRODUCERS: Lonmin Q1 production report


EMISSIONS: London's dirty air: How bad is it?

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Nissan, BMW Partner Up to Expand DC Fast-Charger Access

FUEL CELLS: Ballard Lands Initial Sale of Fuel Cell Engines to Yinlong For Zero-Emission Buses in Beijing


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Tesla just introduced the world’s longest range electric car

PRODUCERS: Eastplats defends HZT civil claim

PRODUCERS: Lonmin still has long road ahead to win back stakeholders

PRODUCERS: Sibanye Mulled Lonmin Before Stillwater Deal, B. Day Says

EMISSIONS: Paris introduces color-coded stickers to reduce car pollution

PRODUCERS: PTM Announces US$25 Million Bought Deal Financing


FUEL CELLS: Toyota Chairman Says Fuel-Cell Cars Need More Time to Catch On

EMISSIONS: Ford Targets London’s ‘White Van Man’ to Drive Down Emissions

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: China's Future Mobility plans $1.7 bln electric car plant in Nanjing

LITHIUM: Mining firm hopes to extract lithium from Cornwall's hot springs

PRODUCERS: Booysendal showcases exceptional expansion


TECHNOLOGY: Johnson Matthey Technology Review January 2017

EMISSIONS: British motorists face pollution fines in Paris as car windscreen sticker scheme opens

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Renault-Nissan's Ghosn intent on staying ahead in electric cars

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Audi hopes to beat Tesla in Chinese electric car market

EMISSIONS: On-the-spot fines to be introduced for motorists who leave engines running while in traffic


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Metals Tycoon Plans to Make Electric Vehicles in India by 2020

DIESEL: More dark days ahead for the diesel

FUEL CELLS: Toyota, Shell Among Giants Betting $10.7 Billion on Hydrogen

EMISSIONS: Upset VW owners are stripping their buyback cars to the bone, then turning them in

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Proterra Secures Largest Electric Bus Order in North America with King County Metro

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Mazda's next-gen SkyActiv engines will drop spark plugs in favor of high compression


AUTO SALES: China Light-vehicle sales projected to rise 5% in 2017 - tier 3 and below

DIESEL: Honda Cars India begins testing of BS VI compliant diesel fuel

DIESEL: Oslo temporarily bans diesel cars to combat pollution

FUEL CELLS: Toyota Motor to start testing fuel cell vehicles in UAE

AUTO NEWS: Toyota exec sees tariffs depressing U.S. auto industry

AUTO SALES: US auto Industry sales forecasters cautiously bullish on '17

AUTO SALES: European 2016 Auto Sales Jump to Nine-Year High on Renault Gains

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Mercedes goes cold on hydrogen tech

FUEL CELLS: Mercedes-Benz fuel-cell future uncertain


JEWELLERY: Luk Fook Group sales continued falling, focusing on three or four tier cities now

JEWELLERY: Chow Tai Fook performance report

JEWELLERY: Domino adds exclusive alloy to wedding band offering

JEWELLERY: Latest UK Hallmarking Figures: December 2016


EMISSIONS: New Real-Driving Emissions regulation: A great step forward—though not yet far enough to fully control toxic nitrogen oxide emissions

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Bentley plans wider adoption of plug-in hybrids

AUTO SALES: Russia sales fall 11% in 2016, but market rebound expected this year


EMISSIONS: Tenneco to supply clean air solutions for new Daimler NRM engines

CHROME: Tharisa confident of meeting FY PGM, chrome output guidance

CHROME: Impala Platinum plans to sell chrome business


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: BMW, VW, Daimler, Ford hope to catch Tesla with faster EV chargers


DIESEL: Lobby group welcomes new Ford and GM diesels

AUTO SALES: China Car Sales Climb at Fastest Pace in 3 Years on Tax Cut

AUTO SALES: India Auto Sales Plunge Most in 16 Years on Modi’s Bank Note Ban

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Briefing HCCI engine technology


FUEL EFFICIENCY: New Mazda engine 'boosts fuel efficiency by 30%'

FUEL CELLS: Toyota Mirai Driver Comes Clean About His Hydrogen-Powered Car

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Mass adoption of electric cars will send diesel extinct in UK, experts predict

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Demand for electric car sharing service rises rapidly

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Electric car charging station expansion coming to New York, Gov. Cuomo says

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: China overtakes USA as largest electric car market

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: China could dominate Italy’s electric car market in 10 years, predicts designer Giugiaro

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: How much have electric-car battery costs fallen? This much!

AUTO NEWS: KPMG Global Automotive Executive Survey 2017

ZIMBABWE: Mugabe forges ahead with Zimplats land grab

AUTO SALES: U.S. sales plateau has arrived, analysts say


EMISSIONS: London breaches annual air pollution limit for 2017 in just five days

DIESEL: NOx emissions from heavy-duty and light-duty diesel vehicles in the EU

ENERGY: The 4th Energy Wave, 2017 Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Predictions


BATTERIES: Tesla launches battery production at Gigafactory

AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES:Toyota, skeptical about self-driving hype, plans to let humans stay in control

JEWELLERY: Platinum EVARA Felicitated With the 'Brand of the Year 2016-17 - The Emerging No.1 in the Jewellery Category'

AUTO SALES: U.K. Car Sales Drop Most Since Recession on Brexit, Diesel Fears

AUTO SALES: French auto market ends second rebound year with December gain

AUTO SALES: UK car sales hit record high in 2016 - preliminary data

AUTO SALES: German car sales rise the most since 2009, seen faltering in 2017

AUTO SALES: Italy sales rise 13% in December

AUTO SALES: New car sales rise 9.3 pct in Spain in December

AUTO SALES: India light vehicle sales dip on demonetization woes


FUEL CELLS: Ballard is First to Power Fuel Cell Electric Buses For 10+ Million Kilometers of Revenue Service

AUTO SALES: GM, Ford, Nissan Top Estimates as U.S. Poised for Sales Record

JEWELLERY: In November, Hong Kong's retail sales rose 7.9%

MACROECONOMICS: Euro-Area Activity Accelerates to Fastest Pace Since Early 2011

AUTO SALES: German sales rose nearly 3% in 2017 as diesel demand plunged

AUTO SALES: Spain's 2017 sales get big boost from discounting


AUTO SALES: Incentives push Italy's 2017 sales to eight-year high

PGMs: Platinum’s plunge is palladium’s prosperity

EMISSIONS: CO2 Emissions Rise as U.K. Diesel Sales Fall

EMISSIONS: California Bill Seeks Ban on Fossil-Fueled Vehicles by 2040

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Electric Car Drivers Are Too Smart to Own Electric Cars

DIESEL: Diesel's dramatic decline forecast to slow in 2018

AUTO NEWS: Lots of autonomous vehicle tech at CES

EMISSIONS: Spanish Clunkers Are Relics of Bust as Madrid Stems Fumes

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Automakers hunt for battery cell capacity to deliver on bullish EV targets


AUTO SALES: French 2017 car registrations up, diesel share below 50 pct


AUTO SALES: U.S. auto sales dip in December; 2016 to set record: JD Power and LMC


AUTO SALES: U.S. auto sales dip in December; 2016 to set record: JD Power and LMC


FUEL CELLS: Hyundai to broaden fuel cell lineup

FUEL CELLS: Hyundai to broaden fuel cell lineup


OIL: Big Utility Sees Pathway to $10 Oil


REFINING: Chinamasa gives green light for Mimosa platinum refinery

JEWELLERY: Going White with Gold

EMISSIONS: EU parliament critical of delays to new car emissions rules

EXPLORATION: North American Nickel Reports Exploration Results from the P-030-032 Target Area

EMISSIONS: Plants Closed, Cars Stopped as China Faces Smog ‘Red Alert’

AUTO SALES: Global light vehicle market running close to 100m pa

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Toyota looks to share hybrid technology

EMISSIONS: Ferrari, Aston Martin face penalties for missing EU CO2 reduction goals

JEWELLERY: Smithson Tennant Announces Precious New Metal for Luxury Jewellery Retailers With a Capsule His & Hers Collection


AUTO SALES: China auto sales peak in November

FUEL CELLS: Germany to invest in fuel cell vehicles

INVESTMENT: Royal Mint and Platinum Investment Council announce new investment products


AUTO SALES: VW Posts First Europe Market-Share Gain Since Diesel Crisis


FUEL ECONOMY: Can hybrid electric vehicles beat diesels on mpg?

AUTO NEWS: European vehicle market statistics, 2016/2017

AUTO SALES: China to Raise Tax on Smaller Cars to 7.5% Through 2017

AUTO SALES: Even Car Sales Have Been Hit by India’s Chaotic Cash Clampdown

FUEL CELLS: Germany to spend $265 million on hydrogen car support

PRODUCERS: Eastplats cancels private placement

FUEL CELLS: New Ir Catalyst Could Split Water Cheaply


FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Toyota plans an engine overhaul

RUTHENIUM: Low-Calorie Sweetener Sans the Tooth Decay - via ruthenium catalyst

PRODUCERS: Fatal accident at Bokoni Mine’s Brakfontein shaft

EXPLORATION: Platinum Metal Discovery Confirmed at River Valley Project Near Sudbury, Ontario


SOUTH AFRICA: Lonmin must improve housing plan or face losing its mining rights

PRODUCERS: Lonmin response to Presidency update on the Farlam Commission recommendations

PRODUCERS: Implats selling chrome interest

AUTO SALES: The used care pile up

FUEL CELLS: South Africa must wake up to fuel cell race or risk losing out

PLATINUM: Platinum marketing needs collaboration – Sibanye

DEMAND: Meet the World’s First Completely Soft Robot

SOUTH AFRICA: Eskom energises 500 MVA transformer at Rustenburg substation, platinum industry to benefit


PRODUCERS: Anglo American about to make key decision on South African assets sale

ZIMBABWE: Zimbabwe extends platinum tax deadline to end-2017

ACQUISITION: Sibanye to Acquire Stillwater Mining Company for $2.2 Billion

AUTO SALES: UK market may fall 8% next year on Brexit, Germany's VDA says

PRODUCERS: Murray & Roberts Cementation To Develop Booysendal South Central Complex

AUTO SALES: The party is over for China's automakers; a hangover awaits in 2017


EMISSIONS: Car pollution in cities - do number plate schemes work?

AUTO SALES: China Car Sales Rise 20% as Buyers Rush to Beat Expiring Tax Cut

FUEL CELLS: Platinum fuel cell passes competitive muster at Implats

FUEL CELLS: Upstart Nikola Motor Sees Commercial Trucks Leading Drive to Fuel-Cell Power


FUEL CELLS: Platinum fuel cell passes competitive muster at Implats


AUTO SALES: Rental company demand boosts Spain sales

PRODUCERS: Anglo Faces Platinum Test in Possible South Africa Spinoff

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Germany's VDA expects quicker acceptance of EVs

AUTO SALES: UK new car sales on course for record year after November rise

AUTO SALES: German car sales growth heads towards best in six years -VDA

AUTO SALES: Renault, Toyota, Fiat gain as French sales rise 9%

AUTO SALES: Italy car sales up 8.19 pct in November - transport ministry

AUTO PRODUCTION: Volkswagen launches Moia, a new standalone mobility company

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Toyota will expand development of hybrid technology

AUTO SALES: Jaguar Land Rover upbeat on diesel and EVs

PRODUCERS: Pacific North West Capital Samples 9.52 g/t Pd + 3.07 g/t Pt on the River Valley Extension (RVX) Property near Sudbury


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: BMW Sees Battery Costs Causing Years of ‘Tears’ on Electric Cars


AUTO SALES: November U.S. auto sales up 3.7 percent on back of steep discounts

DIESEL: Mayors of Madrid, Mexico City and Paris pledge to remove diesel cars from their cities by 2025

PRODUCERS: All systems go at Hernic as Jubilee eyes new projects


ACQUISITION: Norilsk Nickel launches legal action against BCL over non-payment for African asset sale

PRODUCERS: PTM impairs Maseve, fires contractor, but looks to better 2017

MACROECONOMICS: China Factory Gauge Matches Post-2012 High as Large Firms Lead

PRODUCERS: Amplats makes progress but Bokoni is unfinished business

EMISSIONS: EPA jolts industry, affirms CO2 standards


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: GM’s Ready to Lose $9,000 a Pop and Chase the Electric Car Boom

PRODUCERS: Despite its best efforts, Lonmin remains a company in distress

PRODUCERS: Platinum Group Metals 2016 Annual Results

ZIMBABWE: Implats says its, Zimplats' boards approve development of Mupani mine in Zimbabwe


PRODUCERS: Tharisa posts record year with profit of $15.8m, announces maiden dividend

PRODUCERS: Eastern Platinum Reports Q3'16 Financial Results and Updates on Other Development

PRODUCERS: Anglo American puts disposal programme on hold

EMISSIONS: Deeper reductions in car CO2 emissions are both technologically feasible and economical, especially if manufacturers promote electric drive

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Ford, BMW, Daimler, VW Group plan fast-charging EV network

DIESEL: Dodge Ram diesel owners file suit over emissions, catalyst replacements

DIESEL: Mercedes-Benz’s new ground-breaking diesel the OM 654


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: BMW to offer new version of i3 electric car in 2017


EMISSIONS: City of Beijing to ban polluting cars during smog alerts

JEWELLERY: Jewellers shut shops for 15th day in New Delhi

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Most Polluted City Drives India to Champion Gas for Vehicles


SOUTH AFRICA: Defiant Baxter warns Govt miners will not take charter “lying down”

ZIMBABWE: Zimbabwe's gold, platinum output rise in first 9 months of 2016

ZIMBABWE: Zimbabwe mining industry expects government to scrap platinum tax

PRODUCERS: Anglo productivity up 40%

AUTO SALES: J.D. Power, LMC: new vehicle sales in US slide again, 6th time this year

ZIMBABWE: Parly demands $3 bn Russian platinum mine answers

ZIMBABWE: Zimbabwe miners dig deeper for solutions

SOUTH AFRICA: Cosatu officially wants Cyril Ramaphosa as president of the ANC

ZIMBABWE: Zim mining industry expects govt to scrap platinum tax

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: UK gov't announces funding for autonomous vehicles, EVs


FUEL CELLS: Toyota exploring heavy-duty hydrogen fuel cell application

DIESEL: Mercedes weighs discontinuing diesels in U.S.

FUEL CELLS: Anglo American becomes ITM Power's seventh hydrogen fuel customer

PLATINUM: Platinum hit by lack of demand from China and Japan

ZIMBABWE: Mugabe keen to take land

DIESEL: VW brand boss sees no diesel in future of U.S. business


EXPLORATION: Eurasia Mining to de-risk platinum project

EMISSIONS: CO2 reduction technologies for the European car and van fleet: A 2025-2030 assessment

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: The Tesla Shock: Global Gasoline Consumption Has All But Peaked

MINING: US bans mining near Yellowstone national park

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: VW to start North America EV production in 2021

SOUTH AFRICA: Settling Section 54


SOUTH AFRICA: We want to negotiate on the new mining charter – Chamber of Mines

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Mueller sees case for building VW's own battery factory

AUTO SALES: Post demonetisation, auto industry fear November retail sales drop by 30%

BATTERIES: Johnson Matthey opens battery systems factory in Gliwice


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: 2017 Volkswagen e-Golf: 124 miles of range, more motor power, LA Auto Show debut

AUTO PRODUCTION: With tougher rules, China wants fewer, but better, electric car makers

PRODUCERS: Atlatsa’s Bokoni Platinum Mine concludes two-year wage agreement with employees

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Volkswagen just revealed its new e-Golf electric car — and it's loaded with impressive tech

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Why Beijing will regret its big bet on electric cars

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Carmakers show their caution on electric cars at Los Angeles Auto Show

SOUTH AFRICA: Mining charter to toll 1% revenue ‘tax’ for communities


SOUTH AFRICA: Political Storm Over Gordhan Shakes S. Africa Justice System

AUTO SALES: Beijing likely to extend tax break for small cars

AUTO SALES: Mazda deliveries rise sharply behind demand for efficient powertrains

AUTO PRODUCTION: Toyota to sharpen focus on EVs via new in-house unit, but still says fuel cell vehicles are the “ultimate eco-car.”

DIESEL: Remember that diesel Mazda has been promising? It's coming in the CX-5

SOUTH AFRICA: South African Mine Companies May Revive Black Ownership Lawsuit

AUTO SALES: VW Loses More European Market Share as Scandal Effect Lingers

JOHNSON MATTHEY: Half year results for the six months ended 30th September 2016

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: EV sales lose steam as Beijing halts subsidies

SOUTH AFRICA: SA mining charter talks “flawed” and “limited”: Chamber of Mines


PRODUCERS: Thakadu to build $14m nickel beneficiation plant at Lonmin refinery


EMISSIONS: Emissions Analytics says average diesel emissions are still significantly reduced

PRODUCERS: Tharisa concludes project completion tests, reduces debt levels

ZIMBABWE: GDI completes Darwendale feasibility study

MACROECONOMICS: German Economy Slows More Than Estimated as Trade Weakens

MACROECONOMICS: German Cooling, Italy Rebound Keep Euro-Area Growth at 0.3%

PRODUCERS: Eastplats' Q3 loss widens on former management’s termination pay, higher costs

PRODUCERS: Atlatsa still feeling platinum price pinch

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Jaguar reveals I-Pace electric car as it prepares to take on Tesla

RAND: South African Rand Slumps for Fourth Day as Bonds Extend Selloff

SOUTH AFRICA: RBPlat’s Phiri adds voice to Section 54 stoppage scourge

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Here's How Many Electric Cars BMW Aims to Sell Next Year

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Ferrari May Finally Consider Racing With An Electric Car


T&E report: electric cars sales in Europe doubled in 2015; now at 1% market share

PRODUCERS: Atlatsa announces results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2016

PRODUCERS: Lonmin Final Results 2016

JEWELLERY: Platinum jewellery for men's forays into Lucknow

AUTO SALES: Russia auto market would fall 30-40 percent in 2016 if no state support: Putin


JEWELLERY: Alibaba Singles' Day sales pass 2015 total, but growth rate slows

ACQUISITION: Lonmin acquires a further 42.5% stake in Pandora

PRODUCERS: Lonmin reports fatality after tramming accident

PRODUCERS: Amplats earnings to rise at least 20%, but cost out options narrow

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: ICCT new report: Identifying the leading regional electric vehicle markets in the United States

PRODUCERS: Ivanhoe Mines announces financial results and review of operations for the third quarter of 2016

AUTO SALES: Fiat Chrysler, GM Soar as Trump May Weaken Fuel-Economy Rule


JEWELLERY: Jewellers in Demand as Indians Try to Dispose of Banned Bills

FUEL CELLS: Fuel-cell ferry for San Francisco: feasible but expensive, U.S. study says

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Toyota could abandon hydrogen in favor of EVs


INVESTMENT: Its official: mining investment is on strike

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Tesla will end free access to Superchargers for new owners

AUTO SALES: China Car Sales Surge 20% as Consumers Beat Expiring Tax Cut

SOUTH AFRICA: Amplats, Amcu taken to the Labour Court

PLATINUM: Barr on one of the largest platinum group of metal deposits and the rising bull PGM market

AUTO PRODUCTION: GM ramps up 2017 Chevy Bolt EV electric-car production; how many can it build?

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Ferrari's growl will kill its value in electric car era

AUTO SALES: Toyota and Nissan Say the U.S. Auto Market Has Peaked


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Toyota may mass-produce long-range EVs

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Nikkei: Toyota to begin mass-producing 300+ km BEV by 2020

AUTO SALES: China Passenger Vehicle Sales Growth to Decelerate in 2017


IRIDIUM New OLED techology being promoted as "iridium free, eco-friendly without heavy metals"

SOUTH AFRICA: SA miners want “urgent intervention” to restore DMR integrity

SOUTH AFRICA: South African NUM labor union seeks to have platinum deal declared illegal

PRODUCERS: Sylvania Dump Operations delivers highest-ever production

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Renault-Nissan's Ghosn says mini-hybrids could compete in Europe

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Obama Administration Announces New Actions To Accelerate The Deployment of Electrical Vehicles and Charging Infrastructur

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: German Minister Snubs Automakers to Back China EV Quota Plan

AUTO SALES: UK car sales rise 1% in Oct. as fleets offset falling private demand

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Beijing should extend tax cut for small vehicles right now

PRODUCERS: North American Palladium Announces Third Quarter 2016 Results

ACQUISITION: Pacific North West Capital Corp. adds Additional Claims River Valley PGM Project, near Sudbury, Ontario


PRODUCERS: NUM disagrees with Amplats wage agreement

AUTO SALES: October U.S. Auto Sales Top Estimates as Incentives Jump 14%

AUTO SALES: German car sales fell 6% in October as Peugeot, Toyota gain ground on VW

DIESEL: Diesel drivers fear £10 city centre bill after High Court orders Government to clean up act on emissions

RECYCLING: Lord of the recycled rings


ACQUISITION: Northam buys 2.5% of Zambezi Platinum preference shares for R200m

FUEL CELLS: World's first zero-emissions hydrogen train to go into service in Germany


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: UK government adding £4M to expand plug-in van grants to larger EVs

PRODUCERS: Anglo boosts platinum margins after relaunching customer ties

PRODUCERS: Platinum Group Metals Closes US$40 Million Bought Deal Financing

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Why electric cars excite the world’s biggest mining company

AUTO SALES: GM, Toyota, Fiat Report Lower U.S. Auto Sales in Cooling Market

MACROECONOMICS: U.S. Manufacturing Expands at Modest Pace as Orders Moderate

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: LowCVP launches comprehensive ‘green bus’ guide for operators and local authorities

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: ICCT assessment of next-generation electric vehicle technologies

MACROECONOMICS: U.S. Manufacturing Expands at Modest Pace as Orders Moderate

ACQUISITION: Sibanye takes ownership of the Rustenburg Platinum Mines and implements management changes

PRODUCERS: Anglo boosts platinum margins after relaunching customer ties

AUTO SALES: In major switch, China to encourage sales of conventional hybrids


ENERGY: Another large-scale solar PV plant officially opens in Northern Cape

PRODUCERS: Lonmin signs three-year wage agreement with AMCU

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Toyota Prius Prime EV both impresses and disappoints at the same time

PRODUCERS: Amur teams up with Chinese nickel major Jinchuan

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Warming to lithium-ion, Toyota charges up its battery options

FUEL PRICES: US: Cheap gas expected to stay after vote, But long-term policy will hinge on election

SOUTH AFRICA: South Africa's AMCU union to sign wage deals with platinum trio

PRODUCERS: Zimplats completes study for new project


MACROECONOMICS: U.S. Economic Growth Rebounds on Inventory, Export Boost

AUTO SALES: 'Pre-reg' cars now widespread in UK

AUTO SALES: Alternative fuel vehicle registrations: +7.0% in third quarter of 2016

PRODUCERS: Amplats targeting 80% mechanised production but timeline extended to 2027 as price slumps

SOUTH AFRICA: Greater urgency needed in adopting mechanisation in South Africa

AUTO SALES: China Embraces Hybrids Cars in Pivot From Plug-in Only Path

PLATINUM: Platinum Bulls Look Past Slumping Prices to Bet on Supply Crunch

PRODUCERS: Stillwater Mining Company Reports Third Quarter 2016 Results

PRODUCERS: Impala Platinum Q1'17 results

WAGE NEGOTIATIONS: AMCU confirms it has secured a wage agreement with Amplats


PRODUCERS: Sibanye operating update and trading statement

SOUTH AFRICA: Amplats offers to increase basic pay by 7%, union says

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: World Endurance Championship: Audi to pull out to concentrate on Formula E

AUTO PRODUCTION: Nissan Commits to Build New Models in Britain, Securing 7,000 Jobs

PRODUCERS: Platinum Group Metals announces positive results of PFS for Waterberg project


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: China Looks at Extending Car Tax Cut, Improving Electric-Vehicle Funding

AUTO PRODUCTION: Spanish Auto Industry Puts Brakes on Production

FUEL CELLS: SA to make more forklifts powered by hydrogen

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Shortage of batteries may hold back electric vehicle market


PRODUCERS: Platinum Group Metals Announces US$40 Million Bought Deal Financing

PRODUCERS: Anglo American Q3'16 production report


JEWELLERY: Chow Tai Fook retail sales continued to fall in the third quarter

JEWELLERY: Hong Kong jewellery industry index continued downturn, same store sales fell sharply

JEWELLERY: Mainland gold and silver jewelry retail fell 20% in first three quarters of 2016

FUEL CELLS: Toyota to start sales of fuel cell buses under the Toyota brand from early 2017

PRODUCERS: RBPlat to weigh share issue as accelerates R4.75bn Styldrift


JEWELLERY: GJEPC ( India) seeks exemption from gem and jewellery exports, 1.25% GST rate for local transactions

PRODUCERS: AMCU reaches tentative wage deals with platinum trio

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Toyota to produce hybrid transaxle and new gasoline engines in Poland; adjusting to shrinking diesel share in Europe

SOUTH AFRICA: Nkwe Platinum sues ex-director Peter Landau for $2.5m

ZIMBABWE: Eskom threatens to pull the plug on Zimbabwe

ZIMBABWE: New Zimbabwe Notes Stir Memory of 500,000,000,000% Inflation

PRODUCERS: Amplats says yet to sign wage deal with unions

PRODUCERS: RBPlat considers resumption of next Styldrift expansion phase

PRODUCERS: Wesizwe opts for contractor mining at Bakubung

PRODUCERS: Wesizwe opts for contractor mining at Bakubung


PRODUCERS: Platinum Group Metals Ltd. Announces Positive Independent Pre-Feasibility Study for the Waterberg PGM Project

EMISSIONS: Pollution watchdog wants no sale of BS-III vehicles


ZIMBABWE: Chamber of Mines wants export tax on unrefined platinum deferred

ACQUISITION: Sibanye announces that the acquisition of the Rustenburg operations is now unconditional

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Oil groups ‘threatened’ by electric cars

EXPLORATION: Midland Exploration Discovers Platinum and Palladium Showings and Commences Drill Program at Pallas Project

MACROECONOMICS: China Growing at 6.7% Opens Window to Deliver Debt-Curb Vow

JEWELLERY: GJEPC seeks exemption from gem and jewellery exports, 1.25% GST rate for local transactions


JEWELLERY: India, Japan platinum demand to be strong in 2017 -PGI

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Possible Tesla flop could hit global EV adoption rate

PRODUCERS: Botched Russian deal forced BCL’s closure

SOUTH AFRICA: AMCU clarifies position on wage negotiations; delays mass meeting


AUTO SALES: September car sales increased by 30%, uncertain tax policy next year will push the purchase in the fourth quarter

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: As long-range EVs loom, are hybrids a 'passing phase'?

RAND: South African Rand Outlook Downgraded at Credit Suisse

EMISSIONS: Automakers forced back to bigger engines in new emissions era

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: UK government investing $12.2M in EV charging infrastructure


PLATINUM: Investors urged to sell platinum shares amid signs of correction

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Electric cars set to get road priority in clean air zones

EXPLORATION: Wallbridge Commences Fully-Funded 20,000 Metre Drill Program at Parkin in Sudbury


EMISSIONS: “The fairy tale about the pending ban on petrol and diesel cars”

PRODUCERS: Northam’s short and long term credit ratings re-affirmed and outlook raised

PLATINUM: Platinum In Bear Market as Rates, Electric Cars Dent Outlook

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Europe shortly to hit more than 500,000 electric vehicles on the road

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: How ‘Dieselgate’ May Become a Tipping Point in the Global EV Race

AUTO SALES: France to give companies same tax break with gasoline cars as diesel models

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: BP Sees Oil Demand Growth Swamping Impact of Electric Cars


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Electric cars could dominate roads in wealthy cities by 2030

PRODUCERS: Dunne not finished as Northam edges to 1m oz/year aspiration

ACQUISITION: Botswana pulls plug on $281 mln deal to buy Norilsk asset

DIESEL: Chevy Cruze diesel hatchback could be the first non-hybrid car this century to achieve 50 mpg on the highway

AUTO SALES: China Auto Sales Increase 29% as Demand Thins Dealer Inventory

SOUTH AFRICA: Miners join business and civil society in condemning Gordhan summons

EMISSIONS: Leapfrogging an outdated standard puts India on par with global leaders in control of vehicle emissions


AUTO SALES: Russia's Sept auto sales down 10.9 pct y/y - AEB

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Plans for an electric car charging point in every new home in Europe

PRODUCERS: Tharisa anticipates “exceptional” 2017 as lifts PGM, chrome output

PRODUCERS: Northam acquires mining right from Anglo American Platinum

EMISSIONS: Beijing to limit permits for plants to build gasoline-powered vehicles


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Daimler traditional technology still a focus despite EV push

DIESEL: GM opens its arms to VW's diesel refugees

EMISSIONS: German push to ban combustion-engine cars by 2030 wins support

COINS: Sector faces obstacles in helping platinum coin it


JEWELLERY: 2016 Russian jewelry market is expected to fall sharply


SOUTH AFRICA: Progress in wage talks bodes well for settlement at platinum mines

FUEL CELLS: Ballard delivers 12 fuel cell buses for Foshan city fleet

PRODUCERS: Lonmin Can Withstand Current Platinum Prices, CEO Magara Says

INVESTMENT: PIC wants more South African control of Anglo

SOUTH AFRICA: South Africa's AMCU union says platinum wage talks at "critical stage"

FUEL CELLS: 8th October, 2nd Annual National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day


AUTO SALES: German car sales jump almost 10% in September

TECHNOLOGY: The Merging Worlds of Technology and Cars

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: LG Chem taps electric-car boom with battery plant in Poland

FUEL CELLS: DOE to invest $30M to further H2 and fuel cell technology as industry continues strong growth

AUTO SALES: Western Europe market grows 7% in September but Brexit worries cloud outlook


AUTO SALES: UK car sales: over 2 million registrations so far in 2016 as 66-plate drives new car market

MACROECONOMICS: Euro-Area Economy Loses Momentum as Uncertainty Saps Growth

FUEL CELLS: Military hydrogen-powered Chevy Colorado ZH2 launches


AUTO SALES: U.S. Auto Sales Slip in September

FUEL CELLS: Plastic Omnium claims 3min hydrogen strorage recharge


DIESEL: Execs expect smaller role for diesel in Europe

AUTO SALES: Nissan’s U.S. Car Sales Top Analysts’ Estimates in September

AUTO PRODUCTION: Tesla's electric car deliveries surge by 70 percent

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Paris Motor Show goes electric

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: BMW says it plans to offer electric X3 SUV and Mini models

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Formula E plugs Jaguar in for an electric future

AUTOCATALYSTS: Umicore to consolidate catalyst operations in Germany

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Renault Defends Electric-Car Head Start with Longer-Range Zoe

AUTO SALES: French car sales rise nearly 3% in September

AUTO SALES: BMW i3 Rockets To #1 In Europe Electric Car Sales


SOUTH AFRICA: Cash optimisation, capital access and productivity top EY’s 2016/17 business risks

AUTO SALES: Car Sales Slump Seen Overdone With Pent-Up Demand Being Released

SOUTH AFRICA: Platinum mines finally taking drastic action – PwC report

SOUTH AFRICA: Studies seek ways to prevent falls-of-ground accidents at mines

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Electric Vehicles May Get a Boost From OPEC Decision


AUTO NEWS: The Paris Motor Show Is Light on Luxury, Heavy on Green Cars

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Facelifted Volkswagen e-Golf to make its world debut in November

RECYCLING: China Auto Boom Is Warning to World Miners Facing Scrap Age

SOUTH AFRICA: World Bank slashes SA growth forecast in half

FUEL CELLS: Plastic Omnium enters automotive fuel cell market

JEWELLERY: Shenzhen diamond jewellers step up branding strategies

DIESEL: Toyota drops new diesel in Europe


JEWELLERY: Platinum EVARA launches its new light-weight wedding collection

JEWELLERY: Platinum EVARA launches its new light-weight wedding collection

DIESEL: Diesel scrutiny shifts to London's building sites


FUEL CELLS: Volkswagen Group & Audi Accelerate Fuel Cell Technology Solutions Program With Ballard

SOUTH AFRICA: Implats refinery workers in South Africa strike over pay

AUTOCATALYSTS: Umicore announces plans to consolidate automotive catalyst production in Germany and expand activities in Poland

PRODUCERS: Doubt over Wesizwe’s Bakubung mine


SOUTH AFRICA: NUM backs Cyril Ramaphosa to succeed Jacob Zuma in ANC

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: LG Chem targets electric car battery sales of 7 tln won in 2020


DIESEL: Chevy will equip next Equinox with diesel engine in global push

AUTO SALES: China's vehicle market still has big growth potential

EMISSIONS: Chinese automakers stalled by EU emissions rules

SOUTH AFRICA: Eskom says it can fund nuclear build

SOUTH AFRICA: No future for conventional mining methods in South Africa – Amplats

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Mercedes takes another swing at EV van niche


EMISSIONS: France may seek compensation from automakers exceeding CO2 goals

PRODUCERS: Amplats confident of settling wage dispute with NUM

FUEL ECONOMY: Fuel-economy rules threaten 1 million-plus U.S. jobs, study says

PRODUCERS: Mimosa evaluates plans to set up processing plant

COMMODITIES: Too early to call recovery, says Pallinghurst after $33m loss


PRODUCERS: North American Nickel Maniitsoq update

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Toyota is using sewage sludge to power its new electric car

SOUTH AFRICA: SA's cost-of-doing-business ranking badly down

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Chinese web-video tycoon raises $1.08 billion for electric car

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: VW electric car concept to shock Paris

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Poland aims to have 1M EVs on its roads by 2025


SOUTH AFRICA: Froneman says Zuma must quit

SOUTH AFRICA: Wage talks between Amplat and NUM hit deadlock

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: How Much Cleaner Really Is a Tesla? Depends on Where You Are

PRODUCERS: Polymetal's Viksha platinum mine 'technically and financially viable'

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: 95.8% of customers in Europe did not choose for an alternative powertrain last year


PRODUCERS: Rouble volatility a boon for Eurasia Mining

PRODUCERS: Platinum Group Metals Ltd.: Corporate Update


FUEL CELLS: Amplats takes another step towards fuel cell realisation

FUEL CELLS: Completion of fuel cell projects earmarked for 2017

SOUTH AFRICA: ‘Major setback’ as year-to-date mining fatalities top 61


PRODUCERS: Jubilee Platinum projects update

AUTO SALES: European car sales rise nearly 10 percent in August

TRADING: CME Group says to launch precious metals spread, ratio contracts


DIESEL: Volkswagen Not Sure it Will Bring Diesel Cars Back to U.S. Market

PRODUCERS: Platinum miner says mechanisation, modernisation is only way forward


EXPLORATION: Wellgreen Platinum Provides Wellgreen Project and Corporate Update

PRODUCERS: Amplats to rebuild Waterval furnace, expects production loss of up to 100 000 oz

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Chevy Bolt EV to carry EPA-certified range of 238 miles, GM says

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: China - Industry group slashes EV sales outlook

FUEL CELLS: Hyundai to focus on hydrogen fuel cell technology


PRODUCERS: Ivanhoe Mines to be added to S&P/TSX Composite Index effective September 16

PRODUCERS: Eurasia Mining sees first platinum concentrate at West Kytlim

PRODUCERS: ARM keen to do more in platinum


JEWELLERY: Shenzhen Ideal Jewelry Co. half net profit fell nearly 50%


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Phantom Sales, Faked Papers Found in China Auto Subsidy Probe

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Can 36,000 Car Chargers Cure Our Love of Cheap Gas?

AUTO SALES: Russia's Aug auto sales down 18 pct y/y - AEB

AUTO SALES: SUVs became the largest and fastest-growing automotive segment in 2015; up 22% from 2014

AUTO SALES: China Auto Sales Rise 24.5% on Rush to Beat Expiring Tax Cut

AUTO SALES: Maruti Compact Model Leads SUV Sales in India as Demand Climbs

PRODUCERS: Royal Bafokeng Platinum and Implats renew and expand royalty deal

SOUTH AFRICA: South Africa's Eskom links Medupi unit five to grid



PLATINUM: Platinum rises most in 4 months as rand boosts mine-cost outlook

PLATINUM: The explosive chemistry that cleans up your car exhaust

PRODUCERS: Bezant Resources skyrockets on Colombia development deal

AUTO SALES: Alternative fuel vehicle registrations: +0.6% in second quarter of 2016


MACROECONOMICS: U.S. Services Industries Expand at Weakest Pace in Six Years

DIESEL: Renault sees diesel disappearing from most of its European cars

MACROECONOMICS: Euro-Region Growth Bolstered by Exports as Investment Stalls

DIESEL: Land Rover expected to offer Discovery with smaller diesel engine in Europe

SOUTH AFRICA: The impact of politics on SA mining

AUTO SALES: Western Europe car sales rise 8% in August


SOUTH AFRICA: Amcu declares platinum mining wage deadlock

PRODUCERS: Talon Metals Drills 9 Meters of Mixed Massive Sulphides at Tamarack, Grading 4.94% Ni, 2.08% Cu, 1.00 G/t PGE and 0.24 G/t Au

AUTO SALES: Growth for UK new car market in August as fleet sector drives demand


PRODUCERS: Impala platinum climbs after saying production will rise in 2017

PRODUCERS: Eurasia Mining sees first West Kytlim production next week

AUTO SALES: French, Italy, Spain car sales rise in August

PRODUCERS: PIC wants vote on Anglo American’s sales plan

PRODUCERS: Lundin Reports 2016 Mineral Resource & Reserve Estimate Update


DIESEL: Ricardo and Quanchai China to develop new diesel engines

AUTO SALES: Biggest automakers miss sales estimates as chance of record dims

JEWELLERY: Old Phoenix H1 profit down by 2.38%


INVESTMENT: Platinum Investment Management Ltd lowers stake in Stillwater Mining Company (SWC)

PRODUCERS: Norilsk interim results

AUTO SALES: U.S. Auto sales seen sliding for August on dialed-down discounts

COINS: U.S. Mint sells last 2016 American Eagle platinum bullion coins


PRODUCERS: Wallbridge Announces Fully-Funded $4.0 Million Exploration Program on Sudbury Joint Ventures

SOUTH AFRICA: SA, mines fight over proposed community revenue share

PRODUCERS: Russia Norilsk in talks with Western banks over credit facility


PRODUCERS: Northam Platinum Limited news alert


PLATINUM: World wants platinum, says Northam’s Dunne of R7bn plan

PRODUCERS: Sibanye operating profit boosted by higher production and gold price


SOUTH AFRICA: Eskom's Ingula station in commercial operation

PRODUCERS: PIC heads for trouble over Anglo

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Tesla adds more powerful battery option - up to 315 miles

SOUTH AFRICA: Eskom under fire as Ingula costs said to balloon to R36bn


JEWELLERY: Building a strong diamond industry in China

SOUTH AFRICA: South Africa defends safety stoppages after criticism from mines


SOUTH AFRICA: SA's Mining leadership needs to grasp opportunities missed in the last commodity boom

SOUTH AFRICA: Section 54s cost SA mines R4.8bn in 2015, and 2016 may be worse

PRODUCERS: Amplats ‘morally compelled’ to stick with Zimbabwe BEE

SOUTH AFRICA: State mining firm would be unaffordable, BMI Research says

PRODUCERS: Employee dies in accident at Amplats’ Rustenburg East mine

SOUTH AFRICA: Amcu rolling on with momentum from Marikana

ZIMBABWE: Zim seeks better deal from foreign miners


PRODUCERS: Cooperation needed to save PGMs industry

PRODUCERS: Amplats has positive platinum outlook

PRODUCERS: Mining complex refurbished with no major delays

SOUTH AFRICA: NUM protests at Northam offices

AUTO NEWS: Chinese to invest $819 million in South African car industry


PRODUCERS: Jubilee Platinum news alert

PRODUCERS: Lonmin secures $50 million funding For tailings project

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: VW to debut a new electric car with ~300 miles of range next month in Paris


PRODUCERS: Anglo under no pressure to bundle or sell SA mines to anyone – Cutifani

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: MIT study says EV range anxiety overstated

PRODUCERS: NUM to go on massive march at Northam Platinum mine

PRODUCERS: Northam Platinum Limited trading statement

PRODUCERS: Eastplats’ losses widen in first half


AUTO PRODUCTION: New Nissan/Infiniti Gasoline Engine (Paris Next Month)

SOUTH AFRICA: Mineworkers must be valued – Mathunjwa

PRODUCERS: Atlatsa hit by up to 12 month delay at Bokoni, shuts opencast mine

APPOINTMENT: New CEO at Jinchuan International

SOUTH AFRICA: South Africa platinum union to restart trust for Marikana miners

PRODUCERS: Why it’s so hard to mine in SA’s North West province

PRODUCERS: Atlatsa announces financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2016

APPOINTMENT: Eastplats appoints president, CEO to board

SOUTH AFRICA: Eskom announces wage settlement


DIESEL: How India almost banned diesel cars

ZIMBABWE: Zimbabwe's draft mining bill says foreign firms must list locally

PRODUCERS: Anglo American board resists PIC bid for platinum business

ZIMBABWE: Draft bill says list in Harare if you want to mine in Zimbabwe


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: China Proposing California-Like Mandates to Build Electric Cars

DIESEL: India Court Lifts New Delhi's Diesel Ban


FUEL CELLS: Report: Sumitomo to begin selling fuel cells for commercial vehicles with US Hybrid


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: BMW courting Tesla Model 3 customers with ‘Wait or Drive’ ads

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: 'Self-driving' in spotlight again as China sees first Tesla autopilot crash

AUTO SALES: Renault’s Sevenfold Surge Extends India Auto Sales Growth Run

JEWELLERY: Platinum demand up in second half of 2016

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Check Out Tesla's New San Francisco Store

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: China’s LeEco to Invest $1.8 Billion to Build Electric Car Plant

AUTO PRODUCTION: Looming Brexit headache for Nissan’s Sunderland plant

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Electric Car Sales Stall In Europe Despite Big Subsidies


DIESEL: Gasoline, Alternative Fuels Gain on Diesel in U.K.

AUTO SALES: China Auto Sales Rising Most in 17 Months Spurs Inventory Relief


AUTO SALES: Russian Auto Sales Post Another Double-Digit Decline

EMISSIONS: London’s Khan Announces Clean Bus Routes to Cut Air Pollution


JEWELLERY: Kiran Gems Expands With New Surat Factory


PRODUCERS: North American Palladium announces second quarter 2016 results

PRODUCERS: Implats continues investing in Zimbabwe

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Germany's new electric car discount scheme draws nearly 2,000 applicants

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Mercedes is about to unveil an entire fleet of electric vehicles


EMISSIONS: South Africa: The exhausting debate on emissions

PRODUCERS: Northam secures new R1.5 billion revolving credit facility

EMISSIONS: Musk criticizes California board over emission credits standards

ACQUISITION: PFN acquires strategic & adjacent PGM project, near Sudbury, Ontario's River Valley, adding 4km to core PGM project

DIESEL: Seoul to limit old diesel vehicles to fight air pollution - new for old scrappage scheme likely

JEWELLERY: PGI (India) targets for silbings

RECYCLING: Recycling has changed the whole platinum metals landscape


JEWELLERY: De Beers’ 1H 2016 revenues up 8% to US$3.27b

AUTO SALES: VW warns of plunge in China industry sales if tax cut lapses

DIESEL: 2017 BMW diesel vehicles approved by EPA

MACROECONOMICS: U.K. services shrink most since 2009 as confidence slumps

PRODUCERS: Tenova furnace on track for 2017 handover to Northam

MACROECONOMICS: Euro-Area output unexpectedly picks up as brexit qualms fade

MACROECONOMICS: Russian services industry surges in July at fastest since 2013

TECHNOLOGY: China's elevated bus: Futuristic 'straddling bus' hits the road

AUTO SALES: Continental sees second-half U.K. car demand drop on brexit

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: More UK EV points than petrol stations by 2020 - Nissan


AUTO NEWS: GM, in 'bullish' view, sees China market reaching 30 million by 2020

PRODUCERS: RBPlat’s Phiri staves off analysts’ labour cost queries

PRODUCERS: RBPlat to start Styldrift I in 2017 citing “cautious” market optimism

PRODUCERS: Lonmin yet to see restructuring boost, but sticks to 700koz target

PRODUCERS: Lonmin optimistic following rationalisation

AUTO NEWS: Study deems ride-hailing a nonthreat to U.S. auto industry

AUTO SALES: German car sales drop 3.9 pct to around 280,000 autos

AUTO SALES: French July vehicle registrations fall; Peugeot, VW new car sales dive

AUTO SALES: Spain new car sales rise 4.3 percent y/y in July

DIESEL: The U.S. is one of the few diesel growth markets on the planet, says head of GM powertrain

EMISSIONS: South Korea suspends sale of 80 Volkswagen models

PRODUCERS: Zimplats defers projects worth $60 m

AUTO SALES: Italy car sales growth slows to 2.9 percent in July

AUTO SALES: Ford, GM July sales miss estimates with Honda rare bright spot


PRODUCERS: Royal Bafokeng Platinum press release

EMISSIONS: Researchers urge Chinese government to encourage bikes, buses and rail over cars and commercial vehicles due to emissions and health concerns

PRODUCERS: Lonmin third quarter 2016 production report and business update

EMISSIONS: Automakers exploit EU loophole to use legal 'defeat' devices

DIESEL: City of London to stop buying diesel vehicles in boost for pollution battle

AUTO SALES: July 2016 car sales: Maruti Suzuki registers highest ever monthly domestic sales

AUTO SALES: Europe's first-half auto sales growth beats predictions, but Brexit could slow surge


MACROECONOMICS: U.S. economy grew less-than-forecast 1.2% in second quarter

PRODUCERS: Mogalakwena manager sees bright future for Rustenburg mine

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: London’s iconic black cabs bet future on 119-year-old technology

PRODUCERS: Stillwater Mining Company reports second quarter 2016 results

JEWELLERY: Chow Tai Fook plans U.S. wholesale business as China slows

PLATINUM: Platinum takes limelight from gold with best month in four years

PRODUCERS: Platinum producers hard-pressed to meet union demands, says legal expert

SOUTH AFRICA: Minister calls on mines to take ‘extraordinary measures’ to prevent fatalities


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Mercedes challenges Tesla with electric heavy truck

EMISSIONS: China's Nanjing city considers limiting issuance of car plates

AUTO SALES: Toyota lags behind VW in global sales as prius stumbles in U.S.

AUTO PRODUCTION: SMMT issues warning as UK car production hits 16-year high

INVESTMENT: WPIC and Bullionvault team up to launch new online


PRODUCERS: Bapo Ba Mogale give Lonmin deadline

AUTO SALES: China's vehicle fleet rises 18% to 184 million

DIESEL: Delhi may have to replace 50% of its ambulances after NGT order

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Inside Tesla's gigantic Gigafactory

ENERGY: A world map of subsidies for renewable energy and fossil fuels


FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Mahindra launches mild-hybrid Scorpio

FUEL CELLS: Fuel cell thrust continuing – Anglo American Platinum

PRODUCERS: Sibanye, Implats – a marriage of convenience in SA platinum

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Samsung gains EV foothold in China with 3 billion yuan BYD stake


FUEL CELLS: Audi - fuel cell cars a'must', but not before 2020 - lack of infrastructure

EMISSIONS: MPG report sets stage for debate

PRODUCERS: Anglo American Platinum Ltd interim results 2016

PRODUCERS: Slowing Styldrift saved RBPlat R7.5bn over five years

ZIMBABWE: Zimbabwe: 'Lets produce our mining equipment'

PRODUCERS: Eastplats provides update on investigation

PRODUCERS: Eastplats provides update on investigation


EXPLORATION: Ruskoway outlines ambitious plans to develop diverse asset portfolio

AUTO SALES: Volkswagen to halt sales of most vehicles in S. Korea - Asia's second-biggest diesel car market - amid emissions probe

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: U.S. Energy department expands EV charging loan guarantees

FUEL CELLS: Tengda Plans $1.5 billion hydrogen fund for fuel cells, vehicles


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Musk's latest 'master plan' for Tesla: EVs for 'all major segments,' self-driving that's '10X safer'

PRODUCERS: Anglo American Q2 2016 production report

EMISSIONS: Launched today, the EQUA Carbon Monoxide Index - gasoline under close scrutiny

AUTO SALES: General Motors 2Q profit more than doubles on US earnings

ZIMBABWE: What lies ahead for mining in Zimbabwe?

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Tesla CEO Elon Musk announces heavy truck, ride sharing fleet of cars

PRODUCERS: Anglo American Platinum nearly doubles sales volumes in June quarter

PRODUCERS: Anglo American leads miners lower as output disappoints


JEWELLERY: Platinum jewellery "Road Show" in China

JOHNSON MATTHEY: Johnson Matthey eyes 40m profit boost from weak pound

EMISSIONS: Europe shows ambition on cleaner road transport – now it must deliver

EMISSIONS: US automakers will be able to meet 2022-2025 greenhouse gas standards mainly with gasoline

SOUTH AFRICA: Mining Charter will not be allowed to clash with Employment Equity Act

FUEL CELLS: Ballard signs follow-on technology solutions agreement with leading global automotive OEM

AUTO SALES: VW done with diesel push in U.S.

METAL PRICES: Citigroup bullish on palladium, but sees a fall for platinum

SOUTH AFRICA: Platinum industry wage negotiations underway

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Volkswagen to Build Electric Cars in North America by 2020

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car to enter production in October

PRODUCERS: South Africa's Implats revises debt facilities up $278 mln

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Honda plans to tackle lithium-ion battery problem

PRODUCERS: Anglo American Q2 2016 production report

PRODUCERS: Implats extends debt to R4bn, eases rights issue fears

EMISSIONS: VW's emissions-cheating defeat device was developed by Audi In 1999 to reduce noise

JOHNSON MATTHEY: Q1 trading update


EMISSIONS: Lethal and illegal: London’s air pollution crisis

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Mercedes targets Tesla with stunning electric car

FUEL CELLS: Ballard surges on deal to build fuel cell factory in China

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Why did BMW pull the plug on quick, big leadership on electric cars?

DIESEL: Indian court orders older diesel vehicles off roads

DIESEL: Ban diesel cars in London, thinktank urges

COINS: 2016 American Eagle Platinum Bullion Coins Available July 25

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Audi favors electric cars, services in new strategy: sources

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: South Korea promotes electric cars

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Hyundai Will Roll Out New Next Gen EV Every Two Years, 200 Miler In 2018

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Hyundai s electric car roadmap revealed


PRODUCERS: Lonmin to consider economic realities in wage talks with Amcu

SOUTH AFRICA: Mining fatalities: Zwane is concerned

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Ecotricity plan to charge for EV charging in UK

DIESEL: Hyundai offers W1.2 mil. subsidy for old diesel car owners

AUTO PRODUCTION: Industry blindsided as CAFE fines jump

SOUTH AFRICA: Tax Bill throws up royalty surprises as Davis Tax Committee mulls broader mining reforms

FUEL ECONOMY: Mazda faces fight to maintain mpg lead

SOUTH AFRICA: South Africa's mines minister calls for quick platinum wage deal

AUTO PRODUCTION: Peugeot investigating innovative range extender engine


SOUTH AFRICA: Gordhan calls for stability amid talks over workers’ wages

AUTO SALES: European June Car Sales Slow as Brexit Vote Reduces Confidence

PRODUCERS: Platinum Group Metals Third Quarter Results and Update

SOUTH AFRICA: Amcu, Lonmin hope to avoid strike when talks resume

EMISSIONS: EU plan for road transport emissions going in ‘right direction’, but planes and ships neglected

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Beijing may soon face a problem of its own making: A surplus of EVs

PRODUCERS: Ivanhoe begins sinking 1,025-metre shaft at Platreef

SOUTH AFRICA: Mining production continues to decline in SA

AUTO NEWS: Honda co-develops first hybrid car motor free of China's rare-earth metals


ZIMBABWE: Zim platinum output up 43% in first quarter

SOUTH AFRICA: Mining production falls 4.4% y/y in May

ACQUISITION: Orion secures advanced nickel-copper project in S Africa’s Northern Cape

JEWELLERY: Excise duty exemption limit for jewellers hiked to Rs 10 crore

SOUTH AFRICA: Platinum wage negotiations

PRODUCERS: RBPlat expects earnings to jump

PRODUCERS: Mine-building enters new phase with start of permanent sinking work on first shaft at Ivanhoe Mines’Platreef project

EXPLORATION: PFN Launches 2016 PGM Exploration Program at River Valley Platinum Group Metal Project

JEWELLERY: India's jewellery makers jump as govt relaxes excise duty rules

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: PSA tests range-extender technology in EV push


FUEL CELLS: IKEA to increase investment in fuel cells

PRODUCERS: RBPlat expects to swing to H1 profit

ZIMBABWE: Mugabe takes Zimplats to court in effort to seize land

PRODUCERS: Tharisa reports steady Q3 production

PRODUCERS: Amplats reports fatality after accident at Thembelani

AUTO SALES: China rise to come from Tier 2 cities

SOUTH AFRICA: South Africa girding for another platinum strike

PRODUCERS: Zimbabwe platinum output up 43% in first quarter


SOUTH AFRICA: Platinum industry wage talks start Tuesday

REFINING: Japan's Tanaka to buy Swiss precious metals refiner Metalor


AUTO SALES: Maruti drags on India car sales posting slowest gain in 4 months

PRODUCERS: Jubilee Platinum projects quarterly update


AUTO SALES: AEB cuts Russia 2016 car sales forecast after first-half slump

SOUTH AFRICA: Eskom signs loan facilities for R20bn to fund expansion programme

INVESTMENT: Platinum council backs Japan’s ‘Fruit of Platinum’ sweet spot

PRODUCERS: Atlatsa announces intention to terminate SEC reporting obligations

AUTO SALES: China auto sales growth accelerates on rising SUV demand


MACROECONOMICS: German output in May unexpectedly drops in sign of slowdown

SOUTH AFRICA: AMCU wage demands

AUTO SALES: W. Europe car sales up 6% in June despite UK decline

AUTO SALES: S&P trims U.S. auto sales forecast on slowing demand, Brexit


EMISSIONS: London mayor announces £10 T-charge for high polluting vehicles

FUEL ECONOMY: Real-world fuel consumption measurements for 30 Peugeot, Citroën and DS vehicles published by PSA and T&E

DIESEL: Stinky buses headed for the junkyard with VW diesel settlement

AUTO SALES: Record six months for new car market but demand stabilises over second quarter


MACROECONOMICS: Euro-Area economy lacking momentum adds to brexit concerns

DIESEL: Car industry must stop blaming rules essential to single market, Dieselgate inquiry told

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Beijing lands state-funded battery r&d center

EMISSIONS: Nissan cuts CO2 emissions by 22.4%


AUTO SALES: Automakers' anxiety: Why can't we sell EVs?

AUTO SALES: German automakers eye strong H2 after June sales rise 8%

PRODUCERS: Lonmin employee dies after fall of ground

AUTO SALES: GM, Toyota sales fell in June; car makers’ fast pace may be slowing


AUTO SALES: Auto Sales at Pivot Point in U.S. Get New Headwind With Brexit

DIESEL: Diesels will have just 9% of Europe market by 2030, study says

DIESEL: Tax diesel cars based on air pollution

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Merkel Weighs Pollution Goal That Would Spur More Electric Cars

EMISSIONS: Automakers want to dial down EPA's 2025 goals, but energy advocates & consumers push back


AUTO SALES: Brexit May Cost Carmakers 2.8 Million Vehicle Sales, IHS Says

PRODUCERS: Lundin Mining Announces Eagle East Mineral Resource, PEA Results and Project Commencment


EMISSIONS: U.S. underestimates cost of fuel and CO2 goals, automakers say

AUTO SALES: EU referendum: German carmakers warn on free movement

PRODUCERS: Hebei Zhongheng Tianda Platinum Co. Limited to Purchase the Crocodile River Mine

EMISSIONS: VW US emissions settlement reported to cost $15bn


DIESEL: Toyota opens first GD diesel engine plant in India

CALIFORNIA: ZEV mandates get harder to ignore

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Dongfeng, Nissan Announces Partnership to Bring Affordable Electric Vehicles to China

SOUTH AFRICA: Union mulls strike after rejecting 7% Eskom offer


PRODUCERS: Unki gets green light to construct platinum refinery


AUTO SALES: UK car and fleet industries ready selves for impact of Brexit

DIESEL: VW said to pay diesel owners up to $7,000, fund air grants

EMISSIONS: Oslo votes to slash emissions 95% by 2030

PRODUCERS: African Thunder Platinum appoints new CEO

PRODUCERS: Ivanhoe Mines files NI 43-101 technical report for the updated Mineral Resource estimate at the Platreef platinum-group metals, gold, nickel and copper project in South Africa

TECHNOLOGY: VW to fit filters to clean up gasoline engines


MACROECONOMICS: French output declined for first time in four months in June

EMISSIONS: Volkswagen enters race for first particulate filter petrol engine

MACROECONOMICS: German economy appears unfazed by Britain’s EU referendum

EMISSIONS: Carmakers’ hands tied as EU agrees CO2 targets will be based on new test

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Electric car sets world acceleration record


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Panasonic to begin mass-producing components for electric-car batteries ahead of schedule

EMISSIONS: Cars buck downward trend of EU carbon emissions

DIESEL: Diesels more polluting below 18C, research suggests

PRODUCERS: Amplats sees profit falling on platinum drop, tax adjustment


PRODUCERS: Amplats gets 20% pay-increase demand from No.2 labor union

JEWELLERY: JA to Promote Silver and Platinum Wedding Jewelry on TV

PRODUCERS: Norilsk said to buy 10,000 ounces of palladium from Russia


EMISSIONS: Breathless in Paris as clean-air battle mounts in French capital


AUTO PRODUCTION: Schaeffler sees e-clutch as key to making manual gearboxes more frugal

AUTO PRODUCTION New Toyota Prius has solar roof for Europe, Japan

FUEL CELLS: Johnson Matthey led consortium to develop advanced technology for fuel cell electric vehicles

PRODUCERS: Russians pour $53m into Great Dyke Investments


AUTO SALES: VW’s Europe market share stuck at five-year low after scandal

MACROECONOMICS: Yellen says forces holding down rates may be long lasting

JEWELLERY: ‘Cheap’ platinum is the new gold for young Indians

AUTO PRODUCTION: VW shifts to electric cars, robo-taxis in strategy overhaul


MACROECONOMICS: U.S. factory production falls more than forecast on auto output

FUEL CELLS: More on Nissan no-Pt fuel cells

JEWELLERY: Hallmarking down 7.3% in May 2016

EMISSIONS: EU countries resist car lobby on new emissions tests

PRODUCERS: Operations resume at Zondereinde


APPOINTMENT: Goodlace to join Gold Fields board

FUEL CELLS: Hyundai supplies vehicles for Munich fuel cell car sharing service

DIESEL: Embracing Tier III with a Hug

FUEL CELLS: Indian government lays out road map for adoption of fuel cell technology

DIESEL: Korean institute develops new diesel particulate filter

FUEL CELLS: Nissan develops new ethanol fuel cells to jump infrastructure hurdle


FUEL CELLS: Mercedes-Benz to start selling plug-in fuel cell SUV next year

EMISSIONS: Germany needs emissions-free car fleet by 2030, official says

AUTO SALES: China car group lobbies for permanent tax cut to spur demand

AUTO PRODUCTION: London's black cabs could soon be a common sight in other European capitals

PRODUCERS: RBPlat hands NUM exclusive union rights

PRODUCERS: Tharisa FY2016 interim results


DIESEL: New legislation planned in response to dieselgate

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Morgan Stanley predicts EV sales will rise to about 15 percent of the total market by 2020

RAND: Rand retreated on Thursday as investor confidence was rattled


AUTO SALES: India auto sales rise 6.3% in May as compact SUV demand jumps

AUTO SALES: Russia's May auto sales down 14.5 pct y/y - AEB


AUTO SALES: China auto sales climb 11% after tax cut, dealer discounts

MACROECONOMICS: World Bank cuts global-growth outlook


COBALT: Electric vehicles to power cobalt revival

PRODUCERS: Jubilee processing operational update

MACROECONOMICS: Euro-Area economy grows faster as consumption gathers pace

PRODUCERS: Zondereinde mine – situation update 3

PRODUCERS: Mineworker dies in fall of ground at Thembelani mine

PRODUCERS: Eurasia Mining – Contract mining at West Kytlim to start


SOUTH AFRICA: Deadly clash breaks out between NUM and Amcu on platinum belt

PRODUCERS: Northam Platinum temporarily suspends operations at Zondereinde mine

RAND: South African rand rallies after S&P review

FUEL CELLS: Expedite platinum fuel cells to boost economy – Deputy Minister

EMISSIONS: Germany pushes EU to close loophole in rules on auto emissions

AUTO SALES: Western Europe car sales rose 14 percent in May - LMC

AUTO SALES: UK: New car market stable in May as growth remains steady

PRODUCERS: Pacific North West Capital provides 2016 exploration update and plan for River Valley PGM project

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Big target for EV from Nissan

PRODUCERS: Zondereinde mine – situation update 2


AUTO SALES: S. Korea to crack down on old diesels, promote alt fuels over PM; targeting 30% EV sales by 2020

MACROECONOMICS: German factory orders declined in April on weak export demand

PRODUCERS: Northam suspends Zondereinde operations amid incidents of violence


AUTO SALES: Germany, other top markets show strong May sales gains, boosted by extra selling days

MACROECONOMICS: Employers in U.S. add fewest workers in almost six years

DIESEL: Dieselgate: How carmakers were allowed to bend the law

AUTO SALES: ACEA revises up 2016 growth forecast to 5%

GOLD: First ever commercial Scottish gold mine opens today


AUTO SALES: Japan domestic auto sales rise 6.6% on year

MACROECONOMICS: Global economy stuck in low-growth trap

AUTOCATALYSTS: Johnson Matthey profit beats on vehicle pollution control demand

DEMAND: Johnson Matthey preliminary results for the year end 31st March 2016

AUTO SALES: US auto sales show signs of flattening out after long run up

PRODUCERS: Amplats drastically reduces the number of job cuts needed at two operations


SOUTH AFRICA: Government aims to finalise Mining Charter, MPRDA by year end

AUTO PRODUCTION: Global light vehicle market heading for new record

PRODUCERS: Eastplats asks shareholders to repel proposed board coup


PRODUCERS: Sibanye still on the lookout for acquisitions

PRODUCERS: Lonmin is investing for the future

PRODUCERS: Amcu says ending strike at Sibanye’s Kroondal mine


EMISSIONS: Beijing city officials mull congestion fees to ease gridlock

PLATINUM: 2016 platinum deficit estimate revised upwards to 455 000 oz

FUEL CELLS: Foton to supply 100 fuel cell buses to vehicle leasing company

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: FMC triples lithium hydroxide production

PRODUCERS: South Africa's AMCU union on strike at Sibanye's Kroondal mine

AUTO PRODUCTION: South Africa’s vehicle production may climb almost 50% by 2020


PRODUCERS: Platinum Group Metals Closes Public Offering of Common Shares

PRODUCERS: Eurasia Mining farms out mining at West Kytlim

EMISSIONS: Beijing seeks to legislate car quotas as it mulls congestion fee

SOUTH AFRICA: Nelson Mandela’s party isn’t aging well


PRODUCERS: Sibanye Targeting Gold Acquisition by End of 2016, CEO Says

AUTO PRODUCTION: GM lightweighting strategy starts to bear fruit


MACROECONOMICS: German economy expands on fastest investment growth in two years


MACROECONOMICS: Euro-Area Growth Seen Slowing as Outlook Clouds Amid Weak Orders

EMISSIONS: Beijing to adopt China's tightest fuel standards by Jan: Xinhua


SOUTH AFRICA: SA plans levy on mines to tackle acid mine water pollution

EMISSIONS: Fiat snubs Germany over emissions probe

PRODUCERS: Amplats in talks with two parties to sell Union mine

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: London Black Cabs Raise $400 Million for Taxi Fleets

MACROECONOMICS: China's state planner says auto sector shows signs of capacity glut


SOUTH AFRICA: State of mining remains bleak

PRODUCERS: Impala Platinum CEO to step down


FUEL EFFICIENCY: Suzuki shares plunge after flawed fuel-efficiency test

JEWELLERY: China goes cold on platinum jewellery, crimping world demand

PRODUCERS: Miners missing at Implats’ Rustenburg after ‘fall of ground’


PRODUCERS: Norilsk Nickel buys palladium to lower market volatility

AUTO SALES: Noisy Mumbai car lots show how India is becoming oil’s new star


PRODUCERS: Northam issues R175 million of domestic medium term notes

PRODUCERS: Lonmin interim results May 2016


PRODUCERS: Ivanhoe Mines reports an increase in Indicated Mineral Resources of 58% and also an accompanying increase in Inferred Mineral Resources of 21% at its Platreef platinum-group metals, gold, nickel and copper project in South Africa

SOUTH AFRICA: Mining production posts record 18% fall

DIESEL: Audi sees diesel scandal continuing to weigh on carmaker in 2016

MACROECONOMICS: Brazil President Dilma Rousseff suspended after losing impeachment vote


DIESEL: Supreme Court continues diesel car ban in Delhi

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Electric cars to rival Tesla's Powerwall in Nissan deal

PRODUCERS: Wallbridge announces further high grade drill results at shallow depths in Sudbury

PLATINUM: New deal places platinum bars, coins within reach

EMISSIONS: London expects a 20% increase in van traffic within the next 15 years traceable solely to things bought on the Internet

FUEL CELLS: Launch of first London HyFive hydrogen refuelling station

EMISSIONS: Cloud over diesel and petrol as emission deadlines loom


AUTO SALES: China April auto sales rise 6.4% as dealers dangle discounts

PRODUCERS: Fatality at Rowland shaft

ZIMBABWE: Zimbabwe announces accidental gold, platinum deposits find

MACROECONOMICS: German industrial output falls for second month as demand cools


MACROECONOMICS: German factory orders rebounded in March as exports gained

PRODUCERS: Northam sells its stake in Trans Hex

AUTO SALES: India auto sales rise at fastest pace in 5 months on new models


DIESEL: Ford cleans up its diesels in Europe

PRODUCERS: Stillwater Mining Company Reports First Quarter 2016 Results

PRODUCERS: North American Palladium Announces First Quarter 2016 Results

AUTO SALES: China should avoid short-term measures to spur auto sales

PRODUCERS: Platinum Group Metals Announces US$33 Million Bought Deal Financing

JEWELLERY: Shenzhen’s jewellery industry surges ahead

RAND: Rand Tumbles as South African Downgrade Concerns Return

AUTO SALES: Why global automakers bet on hybrids despite China's EV bias

JEWELLERY: Chinese gold and silver jewellery retail sales in the first quarter fell 24.1%

JEWELLERY: Store sales in Chow Tai Fook dropped 25% in Q1 2016 in Mainland China.


PRODUCERS: Platinum Group Metals Maseve Update and Amendment to Working Capital Facilities

PRODUCERS: Sibanye Gold wants more platinum assets, but also eyeing base metals, coal, uranium


AUTO SALES: US auto sales advance 3.5% on fatter deals, truck volume; SAAR rebounds to 17.42M

EMISSIONS: 20 cities challenge relaxation of EU air pollution standards

PRODUCERS: Impala Wins $201 Million Court Order Against Platinum Recycler


EMISSIONS: Google and eBay refuse to ban ads offering to remove DPFs

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Merkel's $1.4 Billion E-Car Push Boosts electronics

FUEL CELLS: Roland Berger study outlines integrated vehicle and fuels roadmap for further abating transport GHG emissions - supportive of ICEs to 2030, fuel cells beyond


EMISSIONS: French probe highlights gap between real-world and lab test emissions


PRODUCERS: Jubilee: tailings projects further update

SOUTH AFRICA: 29,261 jobs on the line says Solidarity

SOUTH AFRICA: Eskom to spend $23.5 billion on new plants


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Germany plans $1.4 billion in incentives for electric cars


EMISSIONS: Results of the German transport ministry's post-VW vehicle testing

FUEL ECONOMY: Mitsubishi Motors says fuel test misconduct dates back to 1991

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: German Finance Ministry proposes electric car incentives scheme to run until 2018-document


EMISSIONS: ACEA statement on national emissions test results

EMISSIONS: Automakers brace for tough scrutiny after VW emissions scandal

EMISSIONS: Car emissions scandal exposes crippling compromises behind rules


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Fraud leaves China's electric car demand in doubt

EMISSIONS: Daimler opens internal emissions probe

PRODUCERS: Amplats refined platinum output halved


EMISSIONS: VW 'strikes US deal to buy back diesel cars'

FUEL ECONOMY: Mitsubishi Motors office raided in Okazaki


EMISSIONS: Mitsubishi Motors admits falsifying fuel economy tests

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Germany plans to boost EV sales via tax exemption

FUEL ECONOMY: In race to 54.5 mpg, powertrains gain complexity — at a cost

EMISSIONS: Mitsubishi Motors Admits Manipulating Fuel Test Data


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Suppliers bet on mild hybrids with electric turbos

GOLD: China starts gold fixing in bid to expand global market sway

JEWELLERY: Strike effect: Artisans shift to imitation jewellery

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Netherlands moots electric car future with petrol and diesel ban by 2025

PRODUCERS: Lonmin Plc Appointment of CFO


PRODUCERS: Jean Nel to head Sibanye Gold’s platinum division

AUTO PRODUCTION: Fiat Chrysler could build Tesla Model 3 rival if business case makes sense

PRODUCERS: Sibanye management re-organisation


PRODUCERS: Main sinking at Platreef Shaft 1

ZIMBABWE: Mugabe pauses on indigenous control of mining firms

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: EV sales growth slows as Beijing probes subsidy fraud

SOUTH AFRICA: Department blindsides miners with new charter

AUTO SALES: European car sales rise 6% in March but VW brand dips


AUTO SALES: China urges germany to adopt e-car incentives to boost sales

FUEL CELLS: Fuel cells to shave corporate Japan's energy bills, emissions


FUEL CELLS: Japan seeks to increase fuel cell vehicles to 800,000 by 2030

MACROECONOMICS: IMF warns of global stagnation as it cuts growth outlook again

PRODUCERS: Lonmin’s CFO to exit

REFINING: Dubai’s Al Etihad Gold Refinery Moving, Expanding Into Palladium and Platinum

FUEL CELLS: Samsung to drop fuel cell business


DIESEL: Dirty diesel scrappage scheme unlikely to do much for air quality

AUTO SALES: Toyota, Ford lead China auto sales increase after tax cut

AUTO SALES: SIAM slashes vehicle growth forecast on new anti-pollution steps


PRODUCERS: Urgent Probe of Zimplats After Panama Papers Leak

PRODUCERS: Rand offsets weaker prices for platinum, chrome producer Tharisa


DIESEL: Renault pledges to reduce NOx from new diesels

EMISSIONS: German regulator finds VW only one to use defeat devices, report says

JEWELLERY: Identifying contemporary luxury jewellery consumers


AUTO SALES: UK new car sales hit 17-year high in March

MACROECONOMICS: German industrial output falls less than forecast in February


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: The car industry has never witnessed what Tesla is about to go through

DIESEL: Is this dieselgate 2.0?


FUEL TECHNOLOGY: PSA, Opel hope 'real' fuel economy data will help offset VW scandal damage

DIESEL: SC diesel car ban has pan India sales impact

AUTO SALES: U.S. Auto sales fall short as pace drops to slowest in 13 months

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: India joins Norway and Netherlands in wanting 100% electric vehicles

DIESEL: Automakers fight to regain trust, retain diesel in wake of VW scandal

PRODUCERS: Impala Platinum Holdings says Royal Bafokeng sells 5 pct stake


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Tesla Model 3 pitched as an 'affordable' electric car

AUTO SALES: Japan domestic sales drop 3.2% on year in March

DIESEL: Ban on big diesel vehicles in New Delhi extended by Indian court

MACROECONOMICS: China factory gauge unexpectedly jumps as stimulus kicks in

PRODUCERS: Aberdeen to temporarily suspend operations at Smokey Hills platinum-palladium mine


PRODUCERS: Impala Platinum plans to run refinery on fuel cells in two years

MACROECONOMICS: Hong Kong retail sales plunge the most in 17 years

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: China said to consider cutting subsidies for electric buses

JEWELLERY: No breakthrough for jewellers; strike enters day 28


AUTO SALES: US light vehicle retail sales soften in March

AUTO SALES: EIA: Global plug-in light vehicle sales increased by about 80% in 2015 to 565,668 units; China top market with 38%

PRODUCERS: Bezant Resources PLC looks to fast track production in Colombia

AUTO SALES: Car sharing could boost auto sales


PRODUCERS: Conditions fulfilment occures for Sibanye transaction of Aquarius


FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Don't fear the tech giants, Ghosn says

PRODUCERS: Timetable and details in relation to completion of Sibanye transaction of Aquarius

DIESEL: EPA Report: Diesel engine grant program nets major air, public health benefits

PRODUCERS: Stillwater Mining proposes more exploratory drilling in Beartooths


DIESEL: European buyers still like diesel - VDA president, BMW

PRODUCERS: Jubilee Platinum project funding for the execution of surface platinum processing projects


FUEL CELLS: Hyundai readies new hydrogen fuel cell vehicle for 2017

EMISSIONS: EU trials new way to measure emissions but will it make a difference?

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Chinese carmakers push back at EV bet

SOUTH AFRICA: Amcu threatens strike at Sibanye Gold over planned job cuts

EMISSIONS: New emission norms may take us back 16 years: Siam


EMISSIONS: European automakers will use more aluminum to meet tougher CO2 targets

AUTO SALES: With an eye to its flagging economy, Beijing promotes pickup use

RAND: South African rand rallies 3 pct on rate hike, stocks up

DIESEL: Mayors of 20 European cities attack weak EU diesel pollution limits


PRODUCERS: South Africa Competition approval - Sibanye Aquarius transaction

PRODUCERS: Platinum Group Metals Ltd. advances resource drilling at Waterberg; multiple thick, high grade mining areas targeted in upcoming pre-feasibility study

DIESEL: Diesel to stay centre pillar of BMW CO2 strategy


FUEL CELLS: Japan eyes 40,000 fuel-cell Cars, 160 hydrogen stations by 2020

JEWELLERY: Cooksongold to debut first platinum jewellery printing powder

PRODUCERS: MMC Norilsk Nickel reports full year 2015 audited consolidated IFRS financial results

PRODUCERS: Antitrust authorities concerned over job cuts after Sibanye acquisitions

AUTO SALES: Volkswagen Europe market share continues drop amid recalls


PRODUCERS: Norilsk calls for nickel production to be reduced

AUTO SALES: Hybrid sales expected to triple in Europe as tougher CO2 rules loom

PRODUCERS: Sibanye sees no way around job losses in platinum takeovers


ELECTRIC VEHICLES Wary of Beijing's EV bets, Chinese carmakers invest in conventional hybrids

FUEL CELLS: Honda, GM set targets for 2020 fuel cell vehicle, cutting Pt content from 30 g to 12 g

AUTO SALES: Car sharing not imminent threat to car buying


DIESEL: Call for pollution tax on sales of new diesel cars in Britain

AUTO SALES: Ford, Toyota buck Russian market slump with sales gains


AUTO SALES: China's local governments plan to subsidize rural auto purchases

PRODUCERS: First Quantum Minerals announces the sale of Its Kevitsa mine for US$712 million to Boliden

SOUTH AFRICA: Latest power tariff rise to nullify benefit of 2015 cost-cutting – Amplats

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Volvo CEO sees plug-in hybrids gaining from backlash against diesels

FUEL CELLS: Honda aims for fuel-cell car at hybrid price as GM lends scale

AUTO SALES: Automakers lower India sales forecast on government levies

IRIDIUM: American Elements expands Iridium ring & bracelet jewelry manufacturing facilities


FUEL CELLS: Audi will lead fuel cell cars for VW Group

AUTO SALES: Germany said to move toward electric-car tax break to spur sales

EMISSIONS: Calif. may allow partially repaired VW diesels to remain on road

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: China’s car makers pioneer ‘mild hybrids’


AUTO SALES: China’s January-February car sales rise 6.3% on purchase tax cut


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Audi's 435-hp SQ7 gets electric supercharger to top diesel-power race

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Daimler boss puts EV target range at 310 miles


JEWELLERY: Jewellery sales in HK anticipated to recover soon

AUTO SALES: Strong growth for UK new car market in February, +8.4%

AUTO SALES: Western Europe car sales rose 13.8 percent in February

JEWELLERY: Platinum in Hong Kong jewellery fair


MACROECONOMICS: Euro-Area companies cut prices as recovery loses momentum

AUTO SALES: Carmakers seen winning reprieve from China quotas on growth push

DIESEL: Opel plans to increase diesel mix in Europe


AUTO SALES: German passenger car sales rise 12.1 percent in February: KBA

SOUTH AFRICA: National Energy Regulator allows Eskom to raise tariffs 9.4%

AUTO SALES: Indian car sales remain subdued in February

PRODUCERS: Wallbridge expands near surface Ni-Cu-PGM mineralization at Parkin in Sudbury

AUTO SALES: U.S. February auto sales jump 7 percent, no slowdown yet

EMISSIONS: Natural gas vehicles an expensive, ineffective way to cut car and truck emissions – not a ‘bridge fuel’


AUTO SALES: Ford, Fiat Chrysler crush estimates for U.S. sales in February

SOUTH AFRICA: NUM says more than 36,000 mining jobs are under threat in next three months

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: China electric car boom driven by state buying, Bernstein says

EMISSIONS: India introduces car sales tax to combat pollution

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: PSA Peugeot Citroën and NGOs publish results of first real-world fuel economy test

PRODUCERS: RBPlat survives another tough year with cash on its balance sheet


PRODUCERS: Northam Platinum advancing growth projects to meet projected 2020 undersupply

PRODUCERS: Eurasia gives positive update on West Kytlim

PRODUCERS: Decade long platinum slide will help us: Dunne


EMISSIONS: Honda to become "zero-emissions" by 2050

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Electric cars 'will be cheaper than conventional vehicles by 2022'

DIESEL: EPA announces availability of $26 million to clean up diesel engines nationwide

EMISSIONS: VW faces March deadline to disclose diesel emissions fix


AUTO SALES: Second-hand Volkswagen sales unaffected by emissions scandal

PRODUCERS: Impala sees platinum under continued pressure as profit falls

DIESEL: Diesel reigns in Korea as Volkswagen scandal ebbs

DEMAND: Tremendous prospects for PGMs, thanks to green tech – Lonmin CEO


AUTO SALES: If car sales collapse, it won't be because of sharing

AUTO SALES: More subprime borrowers are falling behind on their auto loans

RAND: South Africa's rand near 2-month highs, further gains hinge on budget


PRODUCERS: Aberdeen highlights production activites at African Thunder Platinum

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Electric cars have the edge over fuel cell models

DIESEL: Diesel fallout may stir more EV activity - ZF TRW

PRODUCERS: North American Palladium announces year end 2015 results

PRODUCERS: Jubilee on track for platinum projects, seeks further opportunities


JEWELLERY: Credit card purchases of jewellery soar during the CNY holidays

DIESEL: VW may be forced to clean the air its diesel cars polluted

PRODUCERS: Stillwater Mining Company reports fourth quarter and full-year 2015 results


AUTO SALES: Diesel car sales tumble in U.S.

AUTO SALES: China vehicle sales rise 7.7% as tax cut boosts demand for cars


DIESEL: Rising diesel demand in South Korea puts brakes on exports

PRODUCERS: Ingenious platinum smelter for Northam


MINING: First Quantum Minerals provides 2016-2018 guidance


AUTO SALES: VW loses European market share to Fiat in wake of scandal

PRODUCERS: Implats Trading Statement For The Six Months Ended 31 December 2015

EMISSIONS: Germany wants to introduce random emissions tests


SOUTH AFRICA: Mining Charter case gets new twist

MACROECONOMICS: Japan's economy contracted again in final quarter of 2015


AUTO SALES: Last year MAUVE was the 10th most popular car colour in the UK

SOUTH AFRICA: Zuma fails to bring certainty to mining regulation

PRODUCERS: Northam Platinum trading statement

ZIMBABWE: Big doubts over Russia deals

MACROECONOMICS: Euro-area maintains momentum as turmoil threatens outlook

AUTO SALES: India automakers see 12% sales jump driven by more rural demand

AUTO SALES: New-car dealers plea: more trucks, fewer cars


SOUTH AFRICA: More subdued platinum wage negotiations likely

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Opel will launch long-range, affordable electric car in 2017

AUTO SALES: EU heavy truck market sees 19.4% gain in 2015; positive expectations for 2016, India +15-20% for 2016

DIESEL: Daimler to invest $2.9 billion for next generation diesel engine

EMISSIONS: Bosch ready for BS-VI, to invest Rs 1,170 crore in India

PRODUCERS: Increase in SA PGM production in December


ZIMBABWE: Chidakwa deters 'Cecil John Rhodes' investors

PRODUCERS: NUM says Amplats must sell Twickenham operations to halt retrenchments

PRODUCERS: Aquarius Platinum posts high output at local mines

SOUTH AFRICA: AMCU will reject centralised PGM wage talks

PRODUCERS: Platreef will be the largest PGM mine in the world, promises Friedland

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Electric Fantasy: Will the Next Tesla Sell for $25,000?

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: GM open to hybrid tech partnerships

PRODUCERS: PTM produces first concentrate from Maseve mine

PRODUCERS: Anglo American Platinum delivers R4Bn free cash flow amidst weak prices

COINS: Austrian Mint issues first platinum coin, part of the prestigious Vienna Philharmonic Range

PRODUCERS: Atlatsa Resources news alert

PRODUCERS: Lonmin cash flow positive helped by rand slide


EMISSIONS: India’s auto-parts makers ready for Bharat Stage VI emission norms

FUEL CELLS: Davies kickstarts fuel cell plan for Rustenburg

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: VW Aims to release world’s first high-volume electric car

AUTO SALES: Why General Motors thinks U.S. auto sales haven't peaked

PRODUCERS: Lonmin CEO says will not shy away from merger or takeover

PRODUCERS: Anglo Platinum sees supply cliff as mines investment dries up


PRODUCERS: Anglo American Platinum annual results 2015

AUTO SALES: Russian car sales decline more than forecast as distress spreads

FUEL CELLS: Phones with 7-day battery life seen by fuel-cell maker


PRODUCERS: Northam: New R250 million domestic medium term note subscription

EMISSIONS: Stricter emissions regulations boost PGM demand

JEWELLERY: China’s gold demand seen to pick up in Q1

SOUTH AFRICA: Eskom tariff hike will cost 40,000 jobs: CoM

RHODIUM: Bank provides exposure to locally produced PGMs

MINING: Volatility now plague’s platinum miner’s housing allocation

GOLD: Shanghai Gold Exchange launches online trading program

AUTO SALES: Western Europe January car sales rose 5.8 percent - LMC Automotive

PLATINUM: Platinum demand remains


AUTO SALES: UK new car market starts 2016 on a high with best January in 11 years

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: German auto makers, government split on electric-car push

SOUTH AFRICA: Chamber of Mines joins opposition to Eskom’s proposed tariff increase

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Electric car boom in China fuelled by subsidies

SOUTH AFRICA: Recession looms in South Africa- World Bank


DEMAND: JM Q3 Trading Update 2015/16

MACROECONOMICS: China Sets 6.5% to 7% Economic Growth Target Range for 2016

EMISSIONS: Auto industry reacts positively to parliament vote on RDE

PRODUCERS: Zimplats to go ahead with $447m expansion project

SOUTH AFRICA: World Bank downgrades SA’s growth prospects

EMISSIONS: Car industry faces EU parliament verdict on emissions test rules

AUTO SALES: Volkswagen Car Sales in Germany Fall 8.8% in January

AUTO SALES: Growth in car sales in key European markets 'encouraging' in January

EMISSIONS: EU votes to keep NOx limits higher than Euro 6

AUTO SALES: Automakers Overcome Storm to Post Best January Sales in a Decade

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: German auto bosses meet Merkel to weigh how to raise electric car sales


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Tesla seeks Chinese partner to produce EVs

EMISSIONS: VW faces U.S. deadline for SUV emission repair plan

AUTO SALES: U.S. automakers, Nissan overcome storm to beat analyst estimates

PRODUCERS: Zimplats revs up production, but revenue dips

EMISSIONS: Renault recalls 15,000 vehicles while Opel Zafira emissions drop after software update

DIESEL: FCA will offer new settings for diesel engines to make them cleaner

EMISSIONS: EU automakers' political muscle may sway pollution-test vote

FUEL CELLS: EasyJet to trial fuel cell hybrid aircraft to cut fuel costs and emissions


AUTO SALES: French automakers lose domestic ground to rebounding VW

PRODUCERS: Sibanye pushes for third platinum deal

RAND: SA rand gains on rate hike

PRODUCERS: Zimplats faces fresh uncertainty in Zimbabwe

MACROECONOMICS: Record China factory gauge slump adds to monetary policy dilemma

MACROECONOMICS: Surge in end-of-lease cars seen pressuring prices in record year

PRODUCERS: First Quantum Minerals announces its 2015 production and sales

EMISSIONS: In India, govt aid helps carmakers go green and cheap to fight smog crisis

AUTO SALES: Mini vehicles a big pain in Japan, drag down January registrations

FUEL CELLS: Anglo American Platinum puts $4m into fuel cell vehicle value chain


PRODUCERS: Zimplats calls for urgent dialogue over rights


PRODUCERS: Stillwater miners approve new 4-year contract


FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Bosch says smart accelerator pedal could save 7% fuel

PRODUCERS: Norilsk says operating results are in line with strategic production guidance

PALLADIUM: Russia's Norilsk to consider participating in Global Palladium Fund

INVESTMENT: World Platinum Investment Council approved as Singapore Bullion Market Association member

PRODUCERS: Bezant Resources completes Colombia platinum deal

AUTO SALES: Russia Hikes Subsidies for 2016

PRODUCERS: Lonmin first quarter 2016 production report and update

PRODUCERS: Q2 2016 Production Results to 31 December 2015

DIESEL: VW wins approval to start European recall of rigged diesels

MACROECONOMICS: Economic growth cools as American consumers temper spending

PRODUCERS: Eurasia Mining jumps on positive developments at West Kytlim

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Ford, aiming for pickup fuel economy crown, preps diesel-powered F-150

MACROECONOMICS: French growth slows at year end as terrorism hurts spending


PRODUCERS: Anglo American plc Production Report for the fourth quarter ended 31 December 2015.

RUTHENIUM: Seagate Unveils 10TB Helium Enterprise Drive To Address Storage Demands Of Cloud-Based Data Centers

RUTHENIUM: Seagate extends life of existing hard disk technology - supports ongoing ruthenium demand in this sector


EMISSIONS: Commission proposes to bring carmakers into line after dieselgate

COMMODITIES: World Bank lowers 2016 outlook on 37 of the 46 commodities it tracks

MINING: Distressed mining assets may drive 2016 M&A activity

AUTO SALES: Renault-Nissan upbeat on China market prospects

EMISSIONS: VW scandal prompts EU push for more centralized approval regime


INVESTMENT: PIC defends Lonmin stake in Parliament

PRODUCERS: Amplats spells out full impact of 2015 pain

JEWELLERY: Platinum jewelry imports to the United States move higher while retail prices decline in October

AUTO PRODUCTION: CDTi’s Latest Spinel™ vehicle test results demonstrate significant platinum group metal and cost savings

EMISSIONS: VW CEO calls for new emissions tests

FUEL CELLS: Japan's `Hydrogen Economy' ambition boosted by Kawasaki heavy

DIESEL: Dieselgate scandal symptomatic of how EU is losing its global regulatory crown

PRODUCERS: Platinum Group Metals announces share consolidation

AUTO SALES: China: Auto dealership stockpiles fall in December as year-end sales rebound


PRODUCERS: NUM calls for more safety measures in mines

JEWELLERY: China’s jewellery sales soar 7.3 percent in 2015

PRODUCERS: Implats 14 shaft shut after fatal fire - 24 January 2016

PRODUCERS: Nkwe Platinum under pressure from shareholders

MINING: Lundin Mining Announces 2015 Production Results and Provides Operating and Capital Guidance

SOUTH AFRICA: Panel of experts to help implement Farlam Commission findings

MINING: Mining Giant Amplats Expects Full-Year Loss to Hit $853 Million

PRODUCERS: Norilsk shifts focus to its own portfolio

PALLADIUM: Russia said to stall palladium sale to Norilsk-led group

AUTO SALES: China plans to end new-energy vehicles subsidies after 2020

PRODUCERS: Norilsk Chairman in the news about cost economics


ZIMBABWE: Mining Production Depressed - 24 January 2016


AUTO SALES: European car sales growth forecast to slow to 2% in 2016

MACROECONOMICS: Oil's nightmare scenario dominates Davos

EMISSIONS: Forty-five MEPs join inquiry committee to probe dieselgate emissions scandal


PRODUCERS: Norilsk Nickel sees metals prices staying low over medium term

SOUTH AFRICA: Davies sees declaration of Special Economic Zone for platinum this year

EMISSIONS: Mercedes, Opel to face French emissions panel

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Obama 1m EVs target missed by 60%


PRODUCERS: Jubilee sets sights on two projects to grow output

PRODUCERS: Investec changes its mind on Sibanye’s play for Aquarius

PRODUCERS: North American Palladium subsidiary fined C$365 000 for 2014 incidents

FUEL CELLS: Toyota delays deliveries of fuel cell vehicle in California as hydrogen infrastructure is too sparse

AUTO SALES: Analysts see more rough road for Russian car sales

INVESTMENT: Platinum rout spurs record purchases by Japan investors in 2015


PRODUCERS: Impala facing rights issue if slump persists

EMISSIONS: Changan fined by city of Beijing after 2 models fail emissions tests

EMISSIONS: Renault recalls 15,800 cars and offers voluntary emissions update for 700,000 cars

MACROECONOMICS: IMF: Weak pickup in global growth, with risks pivoting to emerging markets

EMISSIONS: Renault plans software patch to cut diesel emissions

PRODUCERS: Stillwater Mining Provides Company Update, Announces Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2015 Results

MACROECONOMICS: China GDP slows to weakest since 2009 on manufacturing slide

EMISSIONS: Renault will recall 15,000 vehicles for emissions tweaks


EMISSIONS: Tests confirm PSA Peugeot Citroën SCR works

PRODUCERS: North American Palladium Announces Appointment of New Interim Chief Financial Officer

EMISSIONS: Opel’s software emissions fix shows continuing failure of national enforcement

PRODUCERS: Tharisa ups Q4 production despite safety stoppages

EMISSIONS: Renault to face French emissions test inquiry

PRODUCERS: Sibanye: Results of the general meeting - Acquisition of the Rustenburg Operations

FUEL CELLS: Honda and GM to build fuel cell plant, mass production by 2025

PRODUCERS: PTM targets first concentrate production at Project 1 mine in January


AUTO SALES: European auto market growth set to slow as car-sharing expands

AUTO SALES: VW trails rivals as Europe sales rise 16% in December

MINING: SA mining production continues to decline

PRODUCERS: Fatality at Bokoni Mine's Brakfontein Shaft

DIESEL: German court orders cities to consider diesel ban

PRODUCERS: Platinum Group Metals first quarter results and update


AUTO SALES: Automotive sales in Russia in 2015 down 35.7%

FUEL ECONOMY: Auto industry's fuel economy goals are in trouble

EMISSIONS: Car-pollution rules hang in balance as EU lawmakers delay vote

EMISSIONS: Renault - no defeat device found so far

EMISSIONS: Renault latest - no evidence of cheat devices, but did exceed emissions - no new news so far then

PRODUCERS: SA miners in Zimbabwe freeze new projects

PRODUCERS: First Quantum said to study sale of precious metals stream

DIESEL: U.S. says no deal reached with VW CEO to fix diesel emissions

SOUTH AFRICA: Future of SA not all doom and gloom

AUTO SALES: Low oil prices make it harder to sell fuel-efficient cars


EMISSIONS: VW CEO faces crucial meeting after California board rejects fix

DIESEL: Europe refiners rush to make more gasoline after diesel hangover

AUTO SALES: World auto sales expected to grow to 89 million vehicles in 2016

EMISSIONS: UK bus sector sees threefold rise in new low emission vehicles


PRODUCERS: Platinum Group Metals Waterberg project budget increased and 12 drill rigs mobilized

AUTO SALES: China industry vehicle sales gain at slowest pace in 3 years

AUTO SALES: China forecasts vehicle sales to accelerate after tax cut

AUTO SALES: VW sales down 37% in India despite continued growth in passenger car market

EMISSIONS: How China's dirty air is reshaping global car design


ZIMBABWE: Mines body sees bleak 2016 for Zim mining - 11 January 2016

SOUTH AFRICA: MPRDA due in parliament after re-draft

EMISSIONS: Facing U.S. storm, VW set for easier ride in Europe on emissions scandal

EMISSIONS: VW proposes catalytic converter to fix U.S. test-cheating cars

RAND: South African rand dives to record low in Asian trade


AUTO SALES: South Africa - New vehicle sales losing momentum

RAND: South African Rand plunges to record low

FUEL ECONOMY: U.S. average new-vehicle fuel economy drops below 25 mpg


AUTO SALES: UK diesel car registrations up 3% in 2015, holding just under 50% market share

AUTO SALES: Government incentives bring record high sales in China

EMISSIONS: Volkswagen is likely to buy back 115,000 cars in U.S.

MINING: Crisis excellent opportunity to rescue mining – Motlanthe

AUTO SALES: Plug-in electric autos left behind in record U.S. year

EMISSIONS: India to leapfrog to BS-VI by 2020

RAND: Rand weakens past R16 to the dollar as China stumbles


EMISSIONS: European Union: Emissions of toxic nitrogen oxides by Euro 6 diesel passenger cars are more than double modern diesel trucks'

RAND: South African Rand: Predictions on ZAR in Early 2016

ZIMBABWE: Zimbabwe Pt miners to invest $50 m in 2017

EMISSIONS: London breaches annual air pollution limit for 2017 in just five days

CHROME: Bauba Platinum shares surge as firm reopens chrome mine

AUTO SALES: German Dec. new car sales rise 7.7 pct to about 247,000

DIESEL: Indian automakers rethink launches after diesel clampdown

JEWELLERY: Chow Sang Sang removes 2% commission on gold, platinum sales

JEWELLERY: More affordable jewellery to gain steam in HK export market, says HKTDC

RAND: Rand gets off to shaky start in 2016

AUTO SALES: Italy car sales rise 18.7 pct in December

JEWELLERY: Huawei teams up with Swarovski to offer bejewelled smartwatches

RAND: For first time, South African assets abroad outstrip inflows

DIESEL: Tough stance by U.S. regulators deepens VW's dirty diesel crisis

PLATINUM: Focus on labour in platinum and car sectors

AUTO SALES: Spain new car sales up 20.7 pct yr/yr in December - Anfac


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Mercedes-Benz plans four new electric cars

PLATINUM: Heraeus Pt-Rh powder used to 3D print parts for spacecraft thruster

AUTO SALES: This car market is so hot that even Volkswagen sales are jumping

EMISSIONS: India Supreme Court keeps ban on larger diesel-engine vehicles


EMISSIONS: India - Improved fuel norms should be a top priority

AUTO SALES: Europe's car sales to rise again; little backlash expected from VW scandal

AUTO SALES: Automakers' December surge seen wrapping record U.S. sales year

AUTO SALES: GM, Ford, Nissan Top Estimates as U.S. Poised for Sales Record

IRIDIUM: Iridium Coating: Processes, Properties and Application


AUTO SALES: Fed's interest rate hike not a threat to autos just yet

EMISSIONS: VW gets extended deadline from Calif. for diesel emissions plan review

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Swedish electric car firm in $12 billion Chinese deal

FUEL ECONOMY: Fuel economy, reality set for collision


PRODUCERS: Stillwater Mining and union agree to contract

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Beijing gives another boost to EVs by setting sales targets for each province


JEWELLERY: Hallmarking up 13% in November 2015

EMISSIONS: Fiat Chrysler buys emissions credits from Tesla, Toyota, Honda

AUTO SALES: Fuel economy gains slow amid increased light truck demand in US

MACROECONOMICS: Fed ends zero-rate era; signals 4 quarter-point increases in 2016

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Electrified vehicles can be big money losers


DIESEL: Germany to retest VW diesel emissions after engine fixes

DIESEL: Volkswagen gets approval to start fixing diesel cars in Europe

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: China seen laying down $15 billion bet on electric vehicles

FUEL CELLS: South Korea plans big jump in fuel-cell vehicles

DIESEL: New diesel-gulping SUVs banned in delhi to fight toxic air


EMISSIONS: EU parliament panel rejects car pollution rules as too lax

AUTO SALES: Europe car recovery to slow after fastest growth in a decade

AUTO SALES: VW's Europe market share narrows most since emissions crisis

PRODUCERS: Aquarius shareholders to vote on Sibanye deal in January


DIESEL: Automakers in India criticize Delhi's `overnight' diesel ban

AUTO SALES: Africa Is last frontier for automakers on the hunt for growth

PRODUCERS: Atlatsa announces results for the quarters ended June 30, 2015 and September 30, 2015

MACROECONOMICS: Euro-area October industrial production rises 1.9% from year earlier

AUTO PRODUCTION: Ford investing in electrification

JEWELLERY: Guess who buys platinum most? South Indian men


DIESEL: Court asks government to stop buying diesel vehicles in Delhi

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: German Transport Ministry denies report on electric car incentives


PLATINUM: World Platinum Investment Council expand global Pt choices


PRODUCERS: Tharisa FY2015 annual results

PRODUCERS: Wesizwe marks another Bakubung milestone, prepares for shaft commissioning

RAND: Rand drops to record low after SA debt rating, outlook cut


MACROECONOMICS: Euro-Area economy grows 0.3% in third quarter on domestic demand

AUTO SALES: China forecast to become world's biggest EV market

AUTO SALES: China November auto sales surge 18% as tax cut bolsters demand


AUTO SALES: Western European car sales rise 13% on Spain, Italy rebound


SOUTH AFRICA: Mechanisation could reverse SA’s mining industry decline, says analyst

PRODUCERS: Waterberg Project update additional thick and shallow intercepts resource update in progress pre-feasibility engineering continues

PRODUCERS: Atlatsa Resources Reports Fatality at Bokoni Platinum Mine

SOUTH AFRICA: 30% of SA’s platinum now comes from mechanised mines, gold sector mulling or implementing high-tech initiatives

MINING: Glencore’s credit rating under strain if copper remains down

FUEL CELLS: Why hydrogen is coming, according to Kia

EMISSIONS: City of Beijing to levy traffic congestion charges in 2016

EMISSIONS: Germany Joins Global Group to Encourage Zero-Emission Vehicles

AUTO SALES: Chinese cities give Toyota boost in hunt for hybrid buyers

AUTO SALES: UK New car registrations return to growth in November - diesel still doing well


EMISSIONS: Germany joins global group to encourage zero-emission vehicles

RHODIUM: Rhodium ETF completes Standard Bank PGM exchange traded fund stable

EMISSIONS: In home to dirtiest cities, automakers waver on emissions


EMISSIONS: ICCT-led test of 73 Euro 6 diesels finds large difference in NOx results under NEDC and more realistic WLTC

EMISSIONS: VW Argued for Easing New E.U. Tests on Emissions

AUTO SALES: German car sales to shrug off VW scandal and grow in 2015

AUTO SALES: U.S. November auto sales keep pace for record 2015

PLATINUM: Bezant Resources raises £400,000 at premium


PRODUCERS: Sibanye undaunted by PGM price slide

PRODUCERS: Do or die measures by PGM miners expected to lift prices

EMISSIONS: Volkswagen to recall 323,700 cars in India after emission tests

JEWELLERY: US platinum jewellery imports surge in Q3, gold, silver also up

AUTO SALES: Japan's auto sales rise 0.3%


PRODUCERS: Aquarius Platinum provides update on Sibanye transaction

ZIMBABWE: Government focuses on mining sector

PRODUCERS: Sibanye: Platinum acquisitions progress update

AUTO SALES: U.S. Auto sales head toward records as carmakers pour on deals

AUTO PRODUCTION: Japan's Plans to Fuel World's Cleanest Cars Hitting Road Block

RESOURCES: Resources 10 index at lowest level in decade on expected Fed rate hike


EMISSIONS: Beijing to toughen car emission standards by 2017 to cut pollution

PLATINUM: Half of platinum mines making losses as prices dip below $1 000/oz

EXPLORATION: Talon Metals secures funding to earn stake in US project


EMISSIONS: South Korea fines Volkswagen, orders recall over emissions cheating

COINS: 2015-W American Platinum Eagle should be a winner

PLATINUM: Platinum, palladium prices break fall


IRIDIUM: Denso launches mass market iridium-tipped spark plug

DIESEL: VW NOx fixes look simple, no PGM-related retrofitting

PRODUCERS: Platinum Group Metals 2015 Annual Results and Update

PRODUCERS: North American Nickel Provides Maniitsoq Project Exploration Update and Highlights

DIESEL: Audi develops fix for 3.0-liter TDI diesel engines


PLATINUM: In the Commodities Rubble, Citigroup Likes Look of Platinum

EMISSIONS: VW's Emissions Fixes Approved for 90% of Cars in Europe

PLATINUM: VW fallout 'greatly over-stated' for platinum

PLATINUM: Platinum market deficit set to evaporate in 2016

DIESEL: VW CEO says diesel engine refits 'manageable'


PRODUCERS: Platinum Group Metals Closes US $80 Million In Financing

EMISSIONS: Harmonized tailpipe rules are worth the fight

SOUTH AFRICA: Eskom signs R2.3bn credit deal with French agency

AUTO SALES: VW denies report of big sales slump on CO2 confession

AUTO SALES: Carmakers at China Show Predict New Era of Slower Sales Growth

DIESEL: MPs call for diesel cars scrappage scheme to tackle air pollution


LONMIN: Relieved Magara commits to stem Lonmin outflow

EMISSIONS: U.S. probes Bosch in VW cheating scandal

AUTO SALES: How Beijing will nurture China's expanding EV industry

SOUTH AFRICA: SA raises interest rates

JEWELLERY: UK Jewellery value sales grow in 2015

LONMIN: Debt squeeze is off as investors approve Lonmin rights issue

IRIDIUM: Iridium a promising candidate for fuel cell electrodes


JEWELLERY: China’s retail sales of jewellery, gold up 4% in October

AUTO SALES: Geely Auto seeks 90% sales from new-energy vehicles by 2020


AUTO SALES: U.S. auto sales will peak in 2016 as pent-up demand begins to ease

DIESEL: CDTi teams with panasonic ecology systems to supply new SPGM DOC technology for China's heavy duty retrofit market

ETFs: ETF liquidations soar since Lonmin rights offer


LONMIN: Public Investment Corp. may take as much as a 25% stake in Lonmin

PRODUCERS: Battened-down RBPlat terminates contracts, self-funds development

EMISSIONS: Kia sets out ‘low emission cars roadmap’, does include diesel

AUTO SALES: Volkswagen Europe market share shrinks in first month of scandal

AUTO SALES: Ford Says SUVs to become 40% of the U.S. auto market by 2020

RAND: South Africa's rand touches record low, stocks rise

PLATINUM: Bezant Resources soars as it eyes alluvial platinum licences in Colombia

PLATINUM: Balmoral Intersects 10.50% Ni, 0.74% Cu, 1.87 g/t Pt and 4.87 g/t Pd Over 7.50 Metres in Deep Drilling of H3 Zone, Grasset, Quebec


EMISSIONS: VW deliveries decline in October amid emissions scandal

EMISSIONS: VW: 430,046 MY 2016 vehicles in Europe affected by “CO2 issue”

PRODUCERS: Ivanhoe Mines announces Financial Results and Review of Operations for the Third Quarter of 2015

SOUTH AFRICA: NERSA receives Eskom MYPD3 Year 1 RCA application

PRODUCERS: PIC underwrites 25% of Lonmin rights offer

MACROECONOMICS: Japan Falls Into Recession for Second Time Under 'Abenomics'


SOUTH AFRICA: Eskom applies to Nersa for R22.8bn revenue adjustment

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: German Transport Ministry denies report on electric car incentives

MINING: Sibanye interested in Anglo’s South Africa coal assets

MINING: September sees decline in local mining production, South Africa

MACROECONOMICS: German economy slows while weathering risks from China to Greece

RAND: South African Rand: 2016 will be no easier, present weakness overdone

SOUTH AFRICA: S African mining production drops 4.8% y/y in Sept

SOUTH AFRICA: Eskom’s move to claw back R22.8bn could result in 16.6% 2016 tariff rise

SOUTH AFRICA: PIC chided for risky business in Lonmin offer

PALLADIUM: Palladium volatility surges to highest since early 2012

PLATINUM: Platinum prices stumble 7 year low

EMISSIONS: Australia offers green-vehicle incentives to fleet buyers

MACROECONOMICS: Euro-Area growth misses estimates as ECB ponders more stimulus

AUTO SALES: Fitch: lower-end demand to further underpin China SUV sales


FUEL CELLS: GM to provide fuel cell vehicle to Army for testing

AUTOMOTIVE: GM, LG shock the auto industry

CHINA: China's Alibaba breaks Singles Day record as sales surge 11 November 2015

AUTO PRODUCTION: China's electric car production surging


EMISSIONS: VW dampens hopes for quick results in emission scandal probe

EMISSIONS: EU emissions-test deal faces veto from lawmakers

ZIMBABWE: Weakening South African Rand affecting Zimbabwe

AUTO SALES: China auto sales gain most in 10 months after tax cut

PRODUCERS: Lonmin plunges 40% as investors flee dilution

FUEL CELLS: Government support for hydrogen fuel grows in South Africa

PRODUCERS: Jubilee Platinum audited results for the year ended 30 June 2015 and Notice of Annual General Meeting

AUTO SALES: Russian car sales plunge 39% in October as market decline worsens

DIESEL: German regulator widens diesel probe to 23 brands


PLATINUM: Platinum funds suffer record losing run as metal pummels Lonmin

DIESEL: Panasonic to produce new diesel exhaust filter for China

PRODUCERS: Eastplats’ platinum asset sale halted

PRODUCERS: First Quantum Minerals Reports Third Quarter 2015 Results

PRODUCERS: Wallbridge Reports Financial and Operating Results for the nine months ended September 30, 2015


SOUTH AFRICA: Platinum mines may run short of water in 2016

SOUTH AFRICA: Shanduka swears committment to Incwala

PRODUCERS: Lonmin Plc Final Results

EMISSIONS: VW board meets to discuss deepening emissions crisis

PRODUCERS: Jubilee commences with construction of its surface platinum project

AUTO SALES: US auto sales: Rising incentives, growing concern

PRODUCERS: Northern Shield Outlines Significant Cu-(Ni-PGE) Mineralization From Sampling at its Huckleberry Property, Southern Labrador Trough, Quebec

PRODUCERS: Lonmin Plc US$407 million rights issue

FUEL CELLS: Breakthrough to pave way for cheaper fuel cells requiring no platinum


AUTO SALES: China October Auto Sales Up 11% After Tax Cut Boosts Demand

PRODUCERS: Lonmin shares tumble 10pc as its faces crunch funding deadline

RAND: South African rand slave to U.S. rate hike expectations

PRODUCERS: North American Palladium Announces Third Quarter 2015 Results

EMISSIONS: EU-oversight of car testing will stop cheaters and deliver emissions reductions on the road

EMISSIONS: Investors' call for on-the-road tests shows need for EU oversight

NEW TECHNOLOGY: Gas infrastructure, improved market conditions key to SA fuel cell industry success

MACROECONOMICS: German Industrial Output Unexpectedly Drops Amid China Risks

PRODUCERS: Unki Mine asks suppliers to cut prices by 15 percent

Rand falls to record low on strong US jobs data


MACROECONOMICS: EU cuts growth and inflation outlook as ECB decision looms

PRODUCERS: NUM and Two Rivers mine sign employee share ownership plan

AUTO SALES: Early signs of VW impact in slowing European car sales growth

EMISSIONS: VW scandal widens as India says vehicles exceeded emission rules

AUTO SALES: New car market stabilises in October after record 43 months of growth

EMISSIONS: Germany will retest VW cars as scandal pushes Berlin to act

PRODUCERS: Wellgreen Platinum Signs C$11.4 Million Financing Package led by Resource Capital Fund VI L.P.


PRODUCERS: PTM secures $80m to advance Waterberg project

EMISSIONS: Volkswagen says fuel usage understated on some models; Porsche warns

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: The future is here: mass-market hydrogen cars take to Britain's roads

RECYCLING: Hong Kong seminar focuses on recycling, waste management

AUTO SALES: U.S. auto industry headed for record sales in 2015 -GM

AUTO SALES: Russian auto industry subsidies upped for 2016

MINING: Glencore corporate update and third quarter 2015 production report

PRODUCERS: Eurasia Mining pushes ahead at West Kytlim

AUTO SALES: German car sales increased 1% in October

PRODUCERS: Approve rights issue or face closure, Lonmin warns shareholders

PALLADIUM: Palladium falls below $650/oz as funds lower PGM holdings


PRODUCERS: Platinum Group Metals press release, November 2015

SOUTH AFRICA: AMCU to press forward with R12,500 wage demand

DIESEL: VW prepares to fight EPA's latest diesel cheating allegations

AUTO SALES: Italy new car sales rise 8.6 pct in October

PLATINUM: Platinum, palladium funds have record drop on emissions concern


PLATINUM: Signs that the platinum market has bottomed

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Hydrogen or electric: which will drive petrol cars off the road?

AUTO SALES: Japan auto sales rise 0.2%

PRODUCERS: LONMIN: Impairment of $1.95bn/R26bn on its way

PRODUCERS: Implats to restart idled third furnace

PRODUCERS: Impala Platinum Sees 2016 Output Rising 17% as Costs to Drop

PRODUCERS: Lonmin fourth quarter and full year production report

PRODUCERS: Zimplats swings back to profit after revenue, output jump

MACROECONOMICS: China factory gauges signal sluggishness in old growth driver

MACROECONOMICS: Euro-area manufacturing picks up as German order intake improves

EMISSIONS: Toyota's 2050 emissions goal seen as wake-up call to suppliers

AUTO PRODUCTION: Volvo Cars develops kangaroo detection technology


PRODUCERS: Impala Platinum first quarter for the period 1 July to 30 September 2015

PRODUCERS: Aquarius Platinum Limited 2015 Annual Report

PRODUCERS: The plan for Mimosa with new owners

PRODUCERS: Unki shelves mine expansion project

PRODUCERS: Stillwater Mining Company Reports Third Quarter 2015 Results

EMISSIONS: Bharat Stage-V emission norms for vehicles across India from 2019

EMISSIONS: CLEPA concerned by VW emissions industry damage

EMISSIONS: Auto industry reacts to new real driving emissions testing standards

AUTO SALES: Ford has capability to go 80% gasoline on cars in Europe

PRODUCERS: Platina Resources: September 2015 report


EMISSIONS: European Commission softens plan for new car-pollution tests

DIESEL: Mazda expects delays to U.S. diesel car launch after VW scandal

MACROECONOMICS: Economic growth cools as U.S. companies rein in inventories


DIESEL: FRANCE: PSA wants to “pull out of marketplace confusion” over diesel crisis

PRODUCERS: Aquarius lifts Q1 output; metals prices cut profits

FUEL CELLS: Honda takes on Toyota Mirai with roomier $63,000 fuel cell sedan

PGM: PGMs are the unchallenged metals of future

PRODUCERS: Mudslide kills locomotive driver at Lonmin’s Rowland shaft


EMISSIONS: EU set for fight over new car-emission tests after VW deception


DIESEL: PSA says it will publish real-world fuel economy numbers

DIESEL: Diesel scandal opens door for other technologies

PRODUCERS: Eastern Platinum sale may be at risk

EMISSIONS: EU failed to heed emissions warnings in 2013

JEWELLERY: U.S. platinum jewellery imports grow at strongest pace since December

DIESEL: Price drops on used VW diesels gather speed


MACROECONOMICS: French economy picks up as services, manufacturing strengthen

PLATINUM: Tough times may linger for commodities – Bureau for Economic Research

EMISSIONS: Car emissions testing: 'whole system is corrupt'

EMISSIONS: Opel denies violating EU emissions standards

PRODUCERS: Northam and Heraeus extend strategic co-operation agreement

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Germany considers measures to promote electric cars

AUTO SALES: VW says it's still bullish on China for 2015 - Tier 3, 4, 5 cities

EMISSIONS: VW says its recall will be limited to older engines

MACROECONOMICS: German manufacturing takes a China hit


PLATINUM: Platinum sector still pulling billions in investment, report shows

EMISSIONS: EC mulls adding pollutants to car labels

CHINA: Chinese spending power boosted by lifting of visa restrictions

PRODUCERS: Anglo American defers platinum investment decisions, cuts diamond output

EMISSIONS: VW's emissions retrofit may be among costliest recalls ever

PRODUCERS: Anglo American Q3'15 report

PRODUCERS: Lonmin to seek $400m in rights issue as it revamps bank debt

PLATINUM: Platinum fails to fill breach left by gold in South Africa

DIESEL: VW needs hardware fix for 3 million engines in diesel recall

DEMAND: Umicore maintains guidance as catalysts, batteries soar


FUEL TECHNOLOGY: CHINA: Alliance formed to promote EV charging infrastructure

END-USERS: BASF’s catalysts division has new home in Iselin, New Jersey

MACROECONOMICS: China's diesel exports jump to record amid economic slowdown

PRODUCERS: Lonmin to raise $400m in rights issue

DIESEL: LBMA:Media coverage of diesel emissions irresponsible and irrelevant

AUTO PRODUCTION: China auto deliveries show early gains in October after tax cuts

PRODUCERS: Lonmin: Update on year end trading, Business Plan and funding strategy

AUTO SALES: GM beats estimates on sales of trucks in U.S., SUVs in China


PRODUCERS: Froneman keeps door ajar on future deals

PRODUCERS: Wage settlement concluded at Northam's Booysendal Mine

JEWELLERY: Diamond industry dragged into slump as China demand ebbs away

PRODUCERS: Wallbridge Updates on its Parkin Joint Venture Exploration

EMISSIONS: US models to be fixed in VW emissions cheating case

EMISSIONS: Bernstein: The VW scandal might not hurt sales as much as feared

PRODUCERS: Transition continues to intersect significant platinum-rich PGM mineralization at Sunday Lake

SOUTH AFRICA: SA’s budget targets at risk

JEWELLERY: Swiss watch quarterly exports decline the most since 2009

SOUTH AFRICA: South African mining's delicate make-or-break phase outlined


PRODUCERS: RBPlat lifts Q3 production

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: The road ahead: Toyota sees gas engine cars gone by 2050 (Tesla's already there)

EMISSIONS: Volkswagen crisis may be platinum-coated for emission-control system suppliers

MACROECONOMICS: China’s GDP growth beats forecasts as stimulus supports spending

MINING: Everyone knows what the mining industry’s biggest problem is

PRODUCERS: Interview: Phoevos Pouroulis CEO Tharisa Plc


SOUTH AFRICA: AMCU president: SA will burn if past mining “ills” are not addressed

PRODUCERS: Headway in $3bn platinum project

ZIMBABWE: Zimbabwe threatens to re-impose platinum tax if miners don't process locally

PRODUCERS: Raising cash "extremely awkward": Goodlace

SOUTH AFRICA: SA ‘losing importance in global mining ranks’

AUTO SALES: VW loses market share in Europe as diesel-motor recalls loom

DIESEL: Bosch sees diesel market so far unharmed by VW scandal

DIESEL: VW will recall 8.5 million rigged diesels after German regulatory crackdown

AUTO PRODUCTION: China aims for 30 million annual auto production capacity by 2020: industry association


SOUTH AFRICA: PwC flags SA miner payout resolve

AUTO SALES: U.S. auto sales seen at 18.2 million peak in 2017 before slowing

AUTO PRODUCTION: Volvo cars goes electric with all models getting plug-in option

FUEL CELLS: Shell commits to 400 hydrogen filling stations in Germany

SOUTH AFRICA: SA’s mining industry sees steep decline in financial performance impacted by a slump in commodity prices and increased cost pressures

DIESEL: German minister calls for tougher diesel rules due to VW scandal

FUEL CELLS: Hydrogen car price breakthrough: it's the platinum


FUEL CELLS: Toyota targets 90% emissions reduction by 2050 on fuel cells

DIESEL: Cleaning up the diesel engine, upstream

FUEL CELLS: Transport for London buying Toyota fuel cell cars

DIESEL: Clean Diesel – a technology that delivers what drivers want and what legislators demand

DIESEL: IPA position paper on clean diesel vehicles and air quality

AUTO PRODUCTION: VW looks to cutbacks and electric cars to overcome scandal


AUTO SALES: China auto sales expand at slowest pace in three years

AUTO PRODUCTION: UK automotive industry motoring towards record vehicle production in 2020, finds new forecast report

AUTO SALES: Prius takes on diesels as hybrids seen gaining from VW scandal

DIESEL: Volkswagen Says Diesel Repairs Will Vary in Europe and U.S.

PRECIOUS METALS: Mitsui to shut precious metals business in New York, London

PRODUCERS: Tharisa releases Q4 FY15 production report

EMISSIONS: Auto industry calls for a balanced real driving emissions proposal

FUEL CELLS: Intelligent Energy, Johnson Matthey and others to develop fuel cell

PLATINUM: Pt hallmarking up 10.6% in September, outperforms gold

EMISSIONS: VW confirms switch to SCR from LNT in US and EU


AUTO SALES: Volkswagen scam not to hit diesel sales,need uniform emission std: SIAM

FUEL CELLS: Dutch University Discovers How to Reduce Platinum Use in Fuel Cells


EMISSIONS: VW in US withdraws emissions certification application for 2016 diesels

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: China plans charging stations for 5 million plug-in cars by 2020

PALLADIUM: VW scandal's boost for palladium seen sustained, top miner says

AUTO SALES: Russia's sales of new cars fall by 28.6% in Sept - AEB

JEWELLERY: PGI partners with jewellers to launch bridal group campaign in 2015


FUEL CELLS: Toyota to unveil new fuel cell vehicle concept; focus on distributed generation as well as transportation

SOUTH AFRICA: S Africa’s mining output growth slows to 3.8% y/y in Aug

PRODUCERS: Glencore closes Eland platinum mine in South Africa, cuts 818 jobs

EMISSIONS: EU set to delay diesel emissions tests by two years

MINING: Glut of cheap debt giving miners heartburn

AUTO SALES: Used-car shoppers haven't stopped buying Volkswagen's dirty diesels

EMISSIONS: VW withdraws EPA application for 2016 diesels

EMISSIONS: VW cheat software was switched on in Europe

DIESEL: France moves to end diesel's tax break amid emissions scandal

PRODUCERS: Impala, Anglo American asked to cut Zimbabwe power usage by 25%


PRODUCERS: Implats moves to raise R4bn

PRODUCERS: Eurasia Mining Formally Awarded West Kytlim Mining Licence

PRODUCERS: Sibanye's Aquarius tilt faces investor push-back

PRODUCERS: Royal Bafokeng Platinum cuts 200 jobs

PRODUCERS: More than 100 mine workers retrenched at BRPM

ZIMBABWE: Zimbabwe asks mines to save energy

EMISSIONS: VW's Matthias Mueller: Recall to start in January

SOUTH AFRICA: IMF downbeat on SA as it warns global growth worst since 2009


DIESEL: Germany to let diesel-car tax stand

DIESEL: VW considers diesel fixes ranging from upgrade to new car

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: China may step up push for EVs in new 5-year plan

AUTO SALES: UK appetite for diesel cars undimmed by VW scandal

AUTO SALES: UK car sales rise 8.6% on strong demand for diesel, VW cars

PRODUCERS: Sibanye to buy Aquarius

AUTO SALES: VW offers $2,000 loyalty bonus to avert defections


PRODUCERS: Zimbabwe proposes 10% black empowerment tax – State paper

DIESEL: France to consider phasing out diesel tax breaks


SOUTH AFRICA: South Africa’s biggest mining union says accepts gold wage offer

AUTO SALES: America's auto sales at fastest pace in decade prove bright spot

AUTO SALES: VW brand ekes out sales gain in U.S. despite diesel emissions crisis


PRODUCERS: Jubilee transfers ownership of Middelburg assets

MACROECONOMICS: China’s official factory gauge stabilizes near 3-year low

PRODUCERS: Low metal prices costs North American Palladium 61 Ontario jobs, reduced output

AUTO SALES: Chinese government cuts purchase tax on cars

PRODUCERS: Northam acquisition of Everest finalised

PLATINUM: Platinum's premium to palladium at 13-year low on diesel concern

AUTO SALES: Japan's domestic auto sales fall 3.0% on year


PRODUCERS: Aquarius Platinum financial statements for the year ended 30 June 2015

AUTO SALES: Teslas hit by 180% Danish tax on cars as green goals ditched

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: China seen stepping up push for electric cars in five-year plan

SOUTH AFRICA: Zuma fast-tracks compensation for Marikana families

EMISSIONS: VW scandal: 1.2m UK vehicles affected


SOUTH AFRICA: 'Around 22,000 mining jobs under threat'

PRODUCERS: Royal Nickel discovers new high grade Ni-Cu-PGE mineralization at West Raglan

EMISSIONS: Japan orders probe of diesel car emissions after VW scandal


EMISSIONS: VW says it will present car clean-up plan soon

EMISSIONS: Audi says 2.1 million cars have 'cheat' emissions software

PRODUCERS: Amplats unveils first cogen clean energy power plant for Rustenburg smelter

SOUTH AFRICA: South Africa needs to process platinum locally in market dip – Minister

DIESEL: Mercedes to promote diesel cars in Japan despite VW scandal

PLATINUM: Swiss watchdog says opens precious metal manipulation probe

EMISSIONS: German transport authority asks VW to present car clean-up plan

AUTO SALES: Cameron condemns VW, refuses to rule out U.K. vehicle sale ban

PRODUCERS: Sibanye's Froneman not tempted by Lomin


FUEL ECONOMY: ICCT update finds real-world vehicle fuel economy gap continues to widen in Europe to 40%

FUEL CELLS: $70M H2ME project launches in Europe to deploy 325 fuel cell vehicles and 29 refueling stations

PRODUCERS: Platinum miner maintains good credit rating despite negative industry outlook

PRODUCERS: Atlatsa: Update on delay in filing of unaudited interim financial statements

AUTO PRODUCTION: China pushes ahead with electric vehicles amid diesel scrutiny

SOUTH AFRICA: ANC to engage opposition parties on EFF motion

DIESEL: Peugeot, Renault set to be hit by fallout from VW's diesel dupe


PRODUCERS: North American Nickel Inc.: Discovery of High Grade Nickel Sulphides In Southern Coastal Zone

PRODUCERS: Lonmin under pressure on fears over prospects for debt

SOUTH AFRICA: New S.Africa mines minister faces platinum baptism of fire


MACROECONOMICS: Chinese factory gauge drops to lowest level since March 2009


EMISSIONS: VW emissions probe spreads to Asia

EMISSIONS: BMW, Daimler say their diesels comply with U.S. clean air rules

EMISSIONS: VW emissions scandal hits 11m vehicles

MACROECONOMICS: China Beige Book Says Pessimism ‘Thoroughly Divorced From Facts’


DIESEL: VW ‘Clean Diesel’ Scheme Exposed as Criminal Charges Weighed

DIESEL: VW faced ultimatum from EPA - Explain test discrepancy or stop selling diesels

FUEL CELLS: Why it Will be a Long Time Before I Have A Fuel Cell Car - by Kerry-Ann

DIESEL: Volkswagen apologises for emissions blunder

DIESEL: VW orders probe into breach of U.S. emissions rules

AUTO SALES: Moody's: Global auto sales to rebound modestly in 2016

DIESEL: Diesel Deception Sets Up a New Challenge for VW's CEO


AUTO SALES: Palladium Exodus Hits Record as China Car Sales Drive ETP Slump

PRODUCERS: Impala Platinum Plans to Cut 1,600 South Africa Mining Jobs

PRODUCERS: Lonmin draws down $400m facility, sources say

MINING: Mining’s long-term outlook positive as urbanisation and infrastructure development intensifies


PRODUCERS: Platina Resources: Progress on Potential Owendale Scandium JV and Development

PRODUCERS: Atlatsa shares rise as Bokoni restructure announced

AUTO SALES: Japan auto lobby head says meeting FY sales forecast could be tough

PRODUCERS: Pan African Resources trims full-year dividend


DIESEL: Diesel pumps could run dry says RAC Foundation

PRODUCERS: NAP - North American Palladium Completes Rights Offering

PRODUCERS: South African competition authorities approve Eastplats PGM asset sale

PRODUCERS: Atlatsa announces a restructure plan for Bokoni Platinum Mine

PRODUCERS: Pan African earnings halve, debt up, dividend cut

PRODUCERS: Wallbridge Announces Joint Venture Funding of up to $11 million for Parkin Properties, Sudbury, Ontario

PRODUCERS: Protests cost Amplats 8 600oz lost output

PLATINUM: Platinum Prices: Is the Worst Yet to Come?


AUTO SALES: China: EV, plug-in hybrid deliveries continue surge

AUTO SALES: European August car sales rise 11.5 percent, led by GM, Fiat

SOUTH AFRICA: ANC policy review to test limits of SA mining


PRODUCERS: 800 contractors expected to be retrenched at Amplats' Twickenham mine

AUTO SALES: China signals it may let weaker automakers merge as sales slow

EMISSIONS: Ford project to develop 'near zero particulate emission diesels'

PRODUCERS: Pallinghurst ekes out $3m profit in tough six months

EMISSIONS: China to introduce tougher vehicle emissions standards to help curb air pollution


PRODUCERS: Mining output expected to decline as platinum recovery slows


AUTO SALES: China Auto Association lobbies government for stimulus measures


AUTO SALES: China car discounts help prop up sales amid stock market rout

AUTO SALES: Russian car sales in August down 19.4 pct yr/yr -AEB

PRODUCERS: Sibanye announces the proposed acquisition of the Rustenburg Operations from Anglo American Platinum Limited

AUTO PRODUCTION: GM, Ford open factories in China just in time for slowing growth

PRODUCERS: Regulators approve next phase of Stillwater Mining's underground tunnel

PRODUCERS: Platfields in talks to sell assets

AUTO SALES: Americans are buying more autos than Chinese after stock rout


RAND: Rand plumbs new depths as China and Fed again fuel investors’ fears

PRODUCERS: Protests simmering at Limpopo mine

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Bosch develops low cost, hybrid powertrain

PRODUCERS: Amplats, Sibanye Gold plan joint announcement on Wednesday

MACROECONOMICS: China exports slide as tepid demand adds to growth challenge

MACROECONOMICS: Euro-Area economy grew more than estimated in second quarter

PLATINUM: Platinum upgrade to golden reserve status seen as monetary alchemy


AUTO SALES: China auto sales will stagnate for two years, firm predicts

AUTO SALES: Motorists snap up new cars as sales boom continues

SOUTH AFRICA: SARB says not aware of talks to make platinum reserve asset

PRODUCERS: Platinum Group Metals Files Waterberg Project Technical Report

PRODUCERS: ARM cuts capex R500m, defers Modikwa project

PRODUCERS: Implats working with Mint on platinum coin possibility


PLATINUM: SA platinum cuts under-estimate the urgency

PRODUCERS: Implats to raise R4bn to bolster its balance sheet

ZIMBABWE: Zimbabwe to get new refineries

MINING: Jubilee increases processing capacity

RAND: South Africa's business confidence hits 16-year low, weakens rand

NEW TECHNOLOGY: Mercedes is working on Tesla Model S fighter, r&d chief tells paper

AUTO SALES: Carmakers scramble to adapt to slowing Chinese demand

RAND: South Africa's rand volatile, U.S. payrolls data awaited

AUTO SALES: VW, Ford Open Engine Plants in Russia Amid Car Market Decline


PRODUCERS: Sibanye in negotations with Amplats for potential Rustenburg acquisition

SOUTH AFRICA: Violent protest at Anglo's Mogalakwena mine

PRODUCERS: Impala FY'15 results

INDIA: Modi's Make in India Push Seen Propelled by Auto Production

MACROECONOMICS: Euro-Area Recovery Gathers Speed With Only France as Laggard

PLATINUM: Top platinum miners struggle with dividend payments


AUTO SALES: Top Renault exec sees European rebound continuing in second half

AUTO SALES: Italy new car sales rise 10.7 pct in August

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Land Rover to roll out two diesels in October

JEWELLERY: Tiffany retains focus on China

JEWELLERY: India, China to boost global jewellery sales until 2020 – study

AUTO SALES: German car sales up 6 per cent in August: Sources

PRODUCERS: Stillwater miners start work under new contract

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Could diesel made from air help tackle climate change?


FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Scotland offers interest-free loans for plug-in purchases

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: 'Clean diesel campaign' launched as Euro 6 legislation comes into force

MACROECONOMICS: French Factory Drag Intensifies as Germany Leads Europe Recovery

AUTO SALES: Spain's car sales jump 23% in 24th consecutive month of growth

AUTO SALES: August car sales jump 10 pct in France

MACROECONOMICS: Asian Stocks Extend Slump as China Manufacturing Gauge Slides

PRODUCERS: Lundin Mining Reports 2015 Mineral Resource & Reserve Estimate Update

SOUTH AFRICA: South Africa Adopts Plan Aimed at Curbing Job Losses at Mines

RAND: South Africa's rand slips as U.S. Fed hike bets return

SOUTH AFRICA: South Africa Posts Trade Deficit in July as Imports Climb

PRODUCERS: Platinum Group Metals Files WBJV Project 1 Technical Report

PRODUCERS: Lower prices contribute to 56% fall in Zimplats’ FY profit

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Norwegian MPs push for all cars to be electric in 10 years


PRODUCERS: Atlatsa Resources news alert

SOUTH AFRICA: Mining communities receive R18bn funding – Zuma

SOUTH AFRICA: South Africa’s minimum wage is here to stay

PRODUCERS: NUM warns against planned Lomnin retrenchments

MINING: Mines advised to place new focus on innovation and technology

AUTO SALES: China; the new disconnect between auto sales and economic growth

SOUTH AFRICA: South Africa's platinum industry 'extremely ill' – Lonmin CEO

PRODUCERS: Lonmin keen on promoting platinum as BRICS reserve currency


PRODUCERS: Lonmin Reports Progress

AUTO SALES: Casualties of China's stock collapse - Cadillacs and Toyotas

FUEL PRICES: Why British diesel drivers can rejoice for first time since 2001

AUTO SALES: UK extends current levels of the Plug-in Car Grant to at least February 2016


PRODUCERS: Fatality at Mimosa


PRODUCERS: South Africa's Impala Platinum sees lower full-year earnings

PRODUCERS: June mining production up 4% y/y

SOUTH AFRICA: South Africa's mining industry, unions, government to sign pact to save jobs

PRODUCERS: Sylvania Platinum results for the year ended 30 June 2015

PRODUCERS: Sylvania Platinum results for the year ended 30 June 2015 - Corporate Presentation

AUTO SALES: Volkswagen auto sales slid in July as emerging markets stumble

JEWELLERY: De Beers plans to invest heavily in holiday marketing campaign to generate consumer demand

SOUTH AFRICA: Mining industry job plan targets platinum as Reserve Bank reserve asset


PRODUCERS: Lonmin said to be working with Greenhill on restructuring debt

EXCHANGE RATES: Rand at worst exchange rate against USD, GBP after chinese slowdown

AUTO PRODUCTION: Foreign car factories curb output in China

FUEL CELLS: British hydrogen fuel cell pioneer develops cars and iPhones of the future

PRODUCERS: Sylvania mulls sale of Grasvally chrome project

RECYCLING: Huge e-scrap revenue potential for Europe


PRODUCERS: Wesizwe - Mine shaft reaches 803 m

MACROECONOMICS: French Recovery Takes Another Blow as Business Index Drops

MACROECONOMICS: Chinese Factory Gauge Drops to Lowest Level Since March 2009

SOUTH AFRICA: NUM signs wage deal at Nkomati

PLATINUM DEMAND: Diesel vehicles to play big role in future platinum demand

CHINA: Toyota Among Major Companies Bearing The Brunt Of Tianjin Industrial Accident

JEWELLERY: Shanghai polished diamond trade fell 21.2% in Shanghai Diamond Exchange - H1 2015


PRODUCERS: Northam preliminary FY'15 results

SOUTH AFRICA: Eskom needs the big mining companies

SOUTH AFRICA: NUM slams rumoured Eland mine closure

PRODUCERS: Amplats' Zimbabwe unit considers new smelter

PRODUCERS: Lonmin shares plumb new depths

RECYCLING: Recycling in the USA: Zero waste grants and e-scrap bankruptcy


PRODUCERS: Transition Metals and Implats Commence Next Phase Drilling Program at the Sunday Lake Pt-Pd-Cu-Ni Project

SOUTH AFRICA: Retrenchments: CCMA springs into action

FUEL CELLS: Hydrogen fuel cell technology under the lens in Cape Town

RAND: South Africa's rand weakens, testing key support level

PLATINUM: Platinum ETFs See Cash Surge as South Africa Bets on Rebound

PRODUCERS: Glencore maintains dividend on 29% lower earnings

PRODUCERS: Amplats' Zimbabwe unit mulls new smelter, expanding rival's facility


SOUTH AFRICA: State must act on Marikana

PRODUCERS: Stillwater Mining to cut 119 jobs, push workers into rejected contract

RECYCLING: ELV training centre to boost Turkey's recycling standards


PRODUCERS: Atlatsa Resources remains in talks with Anglo American Platinum for funding

SOUTH AFRICA: NUM to strike at Nkomati Nickel Mine

SOUTH AFRICA: S.Africa's AMCU union says mine lay-offs aimed at its members

PRODUCERS: Northam Platinum Limited news alert

AUTO PRODUCTION: Luxury car maker Fisker to revive brand

PRODUCERS: Northam swings to loss on one-off BEE costs


MACROECONOMICS: Euro-Area growth cools as Germany, France fall short

MACROECONOMICS: German economy expands less than forecast as global risks loom

RAND: Rand hits record lows against dollar, sterling

MACROECONOMICS: Factory production in U.S. gains on stronger auto assembly

PRODUCERS: Wallbridge reports financial and operating results for the six months ended June 30, 2015


PRODUCERS: Ivanhoe starts feasibility study on first phase Platreef project

JEWELLERY: Blue Nile’s Q2 net sales record 6.7% growth

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: This idea could help push electric cars into the mainstream

PRODUCERS: North American Palladium announces management changes

PLATINUM: Who the hell wants to be in platinum

SOUTH AFRICA: South Africa’s platinum Mpminers start over


SOUTH AFRICA: South Africa's power utility Eskom to borrow $1.6 bln

MACROECONOMICS: China’s weaker output, investment adds to currency pressure

PRODUCERS: Aquarius looks for friends in platinum sector as low prices bite


ZIMBABWE: Zimbabwe suspends platinum export tax – State-owned paper

ZIMBABWE: Zimbabwe export tax suspended


SOUTH AFRICA: South Africa’s Zuma asks mining companies to limit job cuts

PRODUCERS: Amplats jobs on the line


AUTO SALES: W.Europe car sales rise 8.8 pct on Germany, southern markets

SOUTH AFRICA: Ramatlhodi implores sector to save jobs

SOUTH AFRICA: NUM says 11 000 members could lose jobs

AUTO NEWS: Russian Government Sweetens Automaker Subsidy Pot


SOUTH AFRICA: New Mining Charter in 2016, sanctions raised

PLATINUM: Platinum sellers "more realistic", says Froneman

EMISSIONS: Shanghai implementation of the two-vehicle emissions standards from 1st September

ZIMBABWE: Platinum miners cry foul

PRODUCERS: North American Palladium announces completion of recapitalization and details of rights offering


SOUTH AFRICA: South Africa's mining sector in trouble, economics minister says

JEWELLERY: 18-karat gold jewellery gaining steam in China

JEWELLERY: Chow Tai Fook named one of Asia’s most influential brands

JEWELLERY: China’s first-half jewellery sales up 5.2%

PRODUCERS: Jubilee Platinum news alert / 2


PRODUCERS: RBPlat acts to protect balance sheet

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Chevy Volt's electric range hits 53-mile EPA rating for 2016

AUTO SALES: Surging demand for pickups tests new EPA rules

PRODUCERS: Zimplats boosts 4E metal output but posts 40% slip in Q4 revenue

AUTO SALES: European car sales rebound continues in July

PRODUCERS: Zimplats swings to $33 mln loss in Q4 as sales dip

PRODUCERS: Jubilee Platinum news alert


PRODUCERS: Lonmin reports fatality at JV Pandora E3 shaft

PRODUCERS: SA platinum miners find value in Zimbabwe

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: California has a plan to end the auto industry as we know it

PRODUCERS: Norilsk Q2'15 results

AUTO SALES: Total alternative fuel vehicle reg in Europe up 17.4% in Q2 2015, EVs up 53%; EVs up 78.4% for H1


PRODUCERS: Cutifani lights touch paper on SA failings

PRODUCERS: Stillwater Mining Company Reports Second Quarter 2015 Results

SOUTH AFRICA: Workers do not have a good story to tell

PRODUCERS: Expansion project making steady progress

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: BMW i3 drivers in California collect $1,000 to delay charging

PRODUCERS: PFS provides guidance for platinum project

PRODUCERS: Platinum projects well under way

PRODUCERS: Platinum mine to complete shaft sinking in October

AUTO SALES: China Auto Sales Will Tank if Stocks Enter Bear Market


PRODUCERS: Lundin Mining second quarter results

PRODUCERS: Eurasia Mining restarts exploration at Monchetundra

PRODUCERS: Tharisa finalises wage agreement with NUM

PRODUCERS: Wage settlement concluded at Northam’s Zondereinde mine

EMISSIONS: Canada aligns Tier 3 regulations with US

PRODUCERS: First Quantum Minerals reports second quarter 2015 results

AUTO SALES: IHS: average age of light vehicles in US rises slightly in 2015 to 11.5 years; length of new vehicle ownership hits record high

MACROECONOMICS: U.S. GDP rises 2.3% in second quarter; first quarter revised upward


PRODUCERS: North American Palladium announces second quarter 2015 results

PRODUCERS: Union Resources among bidders for Amplats mine

PRODUCERS: Sylvania Platinum Q2'15 report

JEWELLERY: Largest 3D printing facility opens in China

PRODUCERS: Platinum prices hit Sylvania’s earnings

AUTO SALES: China's auto sales may fall for first time in 17 Years: Ford

PRODUCERS: Aquarius to review all its mines as price of platinum plunges

AUTO SALES: VW lowers sales forecast as Russia, South America falter


AUTO SALES: China: EV, plug-in hybrid deliveries soar in June

JEWELLERY: Price "upside down" platinum more expensive than gold jewellery 50 yuan/g(China)

PRODUCERS: Aquarius delivers Q4 production record

PRODUCERS: Lonmin sinks as restructuring fails to inspire

PRODUCERS: Aquarius Platinum fourth quarter production results to 30 June 2015

EMISSIONS: Emissions from auxiliary engines may be included in future air quality monitoring in London

PRODUCERS: Union membership conducts second vote and again rejects labor contract at Stillwater Mine and Columbus Processing Facilities


SOUTH AFRICA: Malema calls on Vavi, NUMSA and AMCU to unite workers

PRODUCERS: Anglo American and Lonmin to cut up to 12,000 jobs

PRODUCERS: Russia's Norilsk Nickel to borrow 60 bln roubles from Sberbank

AUTO PRODUCTION: At last, Honda and Toyota prepare for turbo charge - increasing fuel efficiency


PRODUCERS: Solidarity: Lonmin job cuts a lesson to militant unions

PRODUCERS: Third quarter 2015 production report and business update

PRODUCERS: Lonmin woe one of many pickles in the debt jar

PRODUCERS: NUM shocked by Lonmin cutting thousands of jobs

DEMAND: Platinum bridal jewellery demand up in China, fuel cells powering blocks of flats


PRODUCERS: Booysendal ops resume, Ramatlhodi promises jobs to aggrieved Steelpoort community

PRODUCERS: Sandvik contractor dies at Lonmin’s Marikana mine

MINING: Mining shares capitulate on day of heavy selling


PRODUCERS: Platinum Group Metals increases Waterberg mineral resource to 25.64 million ounces platinum, palladium and gold inferred plus 12.61 million ounces indicated

SOUTH AFRICA: Inflation comes in below expectations

AUTO SALES: Grexit 'not disastrous' for Europe's auto sector says LMC

JEWELLERY: H1 2015 world's rough diamond prices fell 3.4% YoY


RECYCLING: Metallix acquires North Carolina facility

RECYCLING: Total Merchant Ltd. to purchase Metalico

PRODUCERS: Steelpoort protests affect Booysendal mine

PRODUCERS: Anglo Platinum to build ‘secondhand’ Zimbabwe plant to avoid tax

RECYCLING: Regulations for the recycling industry of precious metal in China

RECYCLING: Vortex De-Pollution to represent Tetronics in North America

RECYCLING: Duesmann & Hensel Recycling North America achieves ISO certification

RECYCLING: 2015 Nanjing 2015 symposium on precious metal


FUEL CELLS: Toyota fuel cell Mirai coming to UK in September

PRODUCERS: Anglo American Platinum Limited Iinterim Results 2015


PRODUCERS: Anglo Platinum seen facing protracted exit from unwanted mines

EMISSIONS: PSA foresees single regulation for diesel and gasoline emissions

AUTO SALES: 3 reasons why China's slowdown in car sales isn't as scary as it seems

PRODUCERS: Jubilee Platinum to sell Middelburg smelter and power complex

AUTO SALES: Sales trouble? Ford offers hefty F-150 pickup discounts


PRODUCERS: Platinum Group Metals Update and third quarter results

PRODUCERS: Mark Cutifani: 'We are rebuilding Anglo American'

AUTO SALES: European car sales jump as stronger economies help VW

PRODUCERS: Anglo American Q2'15 production report


PRODUCERS: Platinum Group Metals Ltd.: WBJV Project 1 Platinum Mine update; mine construction 90% complete; mine plan to use increased mechanization


PRODUCERS: RBPlat gives up 5% as interim loss hits home

ACQUISITION: Harrington Global Limited acquires shares of Eastern Platinum Limited

AUTO PRODUCTION: Carmakers’ fuel-economy progress points to new 2025 CO2 targets

SOUTH AFRICA: Another trade union is born in the North West’s platinum belt

PRODUCERS: NUM strike continues at Twickenham Mine in Limpopo

PRODUCERS: Stillwater Mining lays off 11 workers as metals prices drop

EMISSIONS: London assembly urges faster cuts to diesel emissions

AUTO SALES: Regulation needed to stimulate electric-vehicle market


PRODUCERS: Anglo Platinum profit surges as output climbs after strike

PRODUCERS: Royal Bafokeng Platinum trading statement for the six months ended 30 June 2015

PLATINUM: Platinum sector must get fuel cells into gear


SOUTH AFRICA: Uncertainty, complexity of SA’s enviro laws to come under the spotlight at August conference

PRODUCERS: Cash crunch fear weighs on Lonmin shares

PRODUCERS: Selous refinery refurbishment costs up by 30%

SOUTH AFRICA: Restructuring no easy option for SA platinum

PRODUCERS: Atlatsa announces voluntary delisting from the NYSE MKT

AUTO SALES: China slashes vehicle sales forecast to 3% amid stocks rout

PRODUCERS: Norilsk mulls spinning off some Arctic PGM assets


PRODUCERS: Eurasia Mining surges on licence approval

AUTO SALES: India passenger vehicles post first decline in 8 months

RAND: South Africa rand weakest in 4 weeks in risk averse trade

AUTO SALES: Russian car sales could fall 36% in 2015, AEB says

PRODUCERS: Tharisa reports an increase in PGM production

SOUTH AFRICA: Bad day at the office for SA mining shares

AUTO SALES: European automobile association revises forecast for 2015 car sales to 5%


AUTO SALES: China auto sales slump for first time in more than two years

EMISSIONS: Open letter on diesel to EU policy makers


AUTO SALES: Navigant forecasts global annual sales of LDVs of 122.6M by 2035, up 38% from 2015

AUTO SALES: British motorists drive sales to record levels with number of UK-made cars purchased at five-year high

PRODUCERS: RBPlat suspends BRPM South shaft ops following fatality

EMISSIONS: Where electric vehicles actually cause more pollution than gas cars

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: France to unify EV-charging networks, report says

AUTO SALES: Average fuel economy drops to 25.4 mpg in June


PRODUCERS: NUM members down tools at Twickenham mine

AUTO SALES: Russia ups subsidies for crisis-hit automakers by 50%


PRODUCERS: North American Palladium announces resumption of milling operations

SOUTH AFRICA: EFF to lay criminal charges against deputy president Ramaphosa, ministers

PRODUCERS: Wallbridge Mining reports promising find near Capreol

AUTO PRODUCTION: Nissan Leaf to get a big boost in driving range

AUTO SALES: Why Beijing has little chance to achieve its EV sales targets

ZIMBABWE: Dismay as Zim indigenisation talks stall

AUTO SALES: China auto market likely to cool in second half


SOUTH AFRICA: South Africa spends billions on mining towns

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Siemens to open plant to turn electricity from wind into hydrogen

PRODUCERS: Benefits and trouble

SOUTH AFRICA: Cosatu must sort out own issues - Mantashe

FUEL CELLS: BMW’s first fuel-cell car starts testing in clean-engine push

AUTO SALES: Strong June for U.S. auto sales portends even better second half

AUTO SALES: Japan auto sales increase In June

AUTO SALES: Greek exit from euro could bring stability, German auto lobby group says

PRODUCERS: Amplats helps miners dig a way out of debt

AUTO SALES: French car sales rise 15% in June on extra working days


SOUTH AFRICA: Rob Davies looks into platinum special economic zones

AUTO SALES: US: dealers association predicts auto sales tipping in 2016

AUTO SALES: Automakers Are in for More Pain as China Sales Slide, LMC Says

EMISSIONS: Pure EV double decker bus heads for London tests

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Bosch positions for electrification growth

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Toyota Mirai fuel cell car rated at U.S. range of 312 miles

MACROECONOMICS: China factories stay sluggish as response to stimulus muted

AUTO SALES: Japan carmakers to subsidize hydrogen-station operating costs

PRODUCERS: Bokoni fast running out of cash

SOUTH AFRICA: Lonmin has broken law by dodging housing obligation

PLATINUM: Platinum nears record run of consecutive losses


SOUTH AFRICA: ESKOM denied 25% tariff hike

PRODUCERS: Completion of tranche 2 of the acquisition of 100% of the beneficial interest in the DCM Platinum Recovery Project

SOUTH AFRICA: Vavi calls for new commission on Marikana

PRODUCERS: North American Nickel Maniitsoq Project update

PRODUCERS: South Africa community confident over Anglo Platinum mine stake

SOUTH AFRICA: SA will have another Marikana, says Vavi

SOUTH AFRICA: Urgent govt, business cooperation needed to end South Africa’s crisis

PRODUCERS: Anglo's Cutifani sees cuts to SA support structure


SOUTH AFRICA: NUM welcomes further investigation recommendation, defends member actions

PRODUCERS: Implats unit to reope Zim mine for $142 m

PRODUCERS: Aquarius secures first tranche in Everest mine sale

PRODUCERS: Zimplats building $131 million platinum processing plant, Zimbabwe's first


EMISSIONS: European automakers call for CO2 emissions delay

PRODUCERS: The Farlam Commission report

PRODUCERS: Wallbridge uncovers massive sulfide Ni-Cu-PGM mineralization on its Parkin properties, Sudbury, Ontario

EMISSIONS: Automakers slam French decision on clean diesels

JEWELLERY: Jewellery sales in China up 10.7% in May

RECYCLING: Consumer electronics decline as portion of municipal waste stream in 2013

PRODUCERS: Release of report into Marikana tragedy


APPOINTMENT: Ben Moolman appointed to the Lonmin Board

PRODUCERS: Eastern Platinum losses widen


PRODUCERS: MN DNR releases preliminary final EIS

SOUTH AFRICA: Eskom tariff hike the 'tipping point' for SA mining

AUTO SALES: Subprime auto loans stretched to seven years stoke debt concern

FUEL PRICES: Dust off that oldsmobile, diesel’s almost as cheap as petrol


PRODUCERS: Anglo Platinum to list mines separately to exit, union says

PRODUCERS: South Africa's Amplats: job cuts on cards in mine shake up

SOUTH AFRICA: South Africa power-fee increase to help buy diesel, Eskom says

AUTO SALES: Forecasters say global vehicle sales growth will downshift

FUEL CELLS: Toyota fuel-cell 'Megafactory' matches Tesla Gigafactory in impact

MACROECONOMICS: Germany gains momentum as manufacturing, services strengthen

PLATINUM: Global 2015 platinum deficit seen on firm demand – CPM Group


PRODUCERS: Chamber goes it alone in BEE case

PRODUCERS: Lonmin playing "game of chicken" with market

EMISSIONS: Paris smog obscuring eiffel tower threatens diesel-car dominance

PRODUCERS: North American Palladium to proceed with recapitalization transaction

AUTO PRODUCTION: For automakers, fuel economy targets may be less of a stretch


DEMAND: Junkyard palladium strands bulls betting on demand for car parts

TECHNOLOGY: Hot firing of world's first 3D-printed platinum-rhodium thruster chamber

JEWELLERY: Platinum Evara unveiled at Jos Alukkas in Hyderabad

AUTO SALES: Petrol cars claw back market share on narrowing fuel price gap


FUEL TECHNOLOGY: New method for converting squalene to gasoline or jet fuel using ruthenium catalyst

RECYCLING: Metallix buys precious metals recycling unit in North Carolina

PRODUCERS: Tharisa achieves operational milestones

FUEL CELLS: Researchers develop three-metal compound nanostructure for eco-friendly fuel cells

JEWELLERY: Platinum jewellery gains popularity among youth

PRODUCERS: Royal Nickel provides exploration update for high grade Ni-Cu-PGM West Raglan project

RECYCLING: Metallix moves to boost PGM potential


PRODUCERS: Amplats to post 20% interim earnings lift

AUTO PRODUCTION: Honda will drop CNG vehicles to focus on hybrids, EVs

AUTO SALES: Europe car sales rise at slowest pace in 6 months on Greek woes

AUTO SALES: Germany mulls increased support for EVs


FUEL CELLS: Hyundai Motor's fuel-cell car sales miss target


FUEL CELLS: Amplats offers to help investors set up fuel-cell manufacturing

FUEL CELLS: Production fuel-cell BMW by 2020


EMISSIONS: Less polluting BS-VI cars won’t be here till 2023

AUTO SALES: China vehicle sales fall again in May, showing weakness

PRODUCERS: Wesizwe COO steps down

EMISSIONS: Vehicle fuel efficiency standards can help EU countries halve their climate obligations from transport

APPOINTMENT: Gantsho to step in as Implats chairperson in October


APPOINTMENT: Impala Platinum appoints Sasol’s Mandla Gantsho as Chairman


FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Ballard in $10M deal to provide fuel cell technology for 33 Clean Energy Buses in China

AUTO SALES: Russian car sales fell 38% in May as Ruble fains eased pressure

PRODUCERS: Eastplats and Hebei Zhongbo agree to close the sale Of CRM prior to the closing of the Eastern Limb assets

PRODUCERS: Nickel mining now paying off at Lundin's Eagle Mine


PRODUCERS: North American Palladium provides update on LDI operations

JEWELLERY: Chow Tai Fook unveils special Father’s Day collection

PRODUCERS: Lonmin now valued at just R16 billion

AUTO SALES: New car registrations grow steadily as ultra-low emission vehicles surge past 10k mark

DIESEL: No justification for discriminating against modern diesel technology, says EU auto industry body

PRODUCERS: Union vote on tentative labor agreement at Stillwater Mine and Columbus Processing Facility rescheduled

PRODUCERS: Wallbridge resumes its Broken Hammer operation

AUTO SALES: Europe: Germany sees May sales drop 6.7 percent

PRODUCERS: Eurasia Mining reviewing financing options for West Kytlim project


DIESEL: New rules put diesel cars to the test on the road

AUTO SALES: U.S. May auto sales race to strongest pace in nearly a decade

EMISSIONS: CDTi reports compelling vehicle test results for Spinel(TM) technology

PRODUCERS: Lundin Mining discovers new high-grade nickel-copper-PGM mineralization near Eagle Mine

PRODUCERS: Amplats sales weigh as Anglo nears D-Day

EMISSIONS: Researchers develop catalyst to reduce up to 40% of greenhouse gas emissions

PRODUCERS: René Hochreiter resigns as Sable Metals and Minerals’ Executive Director

JEWELLERY: Platinum jewellery sales surge 30% in India during April-May

PLATINUM: Glencore exit shines light on platinum bargain Lonmin

SOUTH AFRICA: Electricity tariffs could increase by 25% annually

PRODUCERS: NUM sparks could fly as Sipunzi takes on Baleni


AUTO SALES: Spain new car sales up 14 per cent year-on-year in May - Anfac

AUTO SALES: Profits remain elusive despite Europe's strong sales rebound

AUTO SALES: Auto loan terms reach all-time highs

JEWELLERY: Norilsk pushes palladium jewelry in market dominated by platinum

AUTO SALES: Japan's domestic auto sales increase 1.4% in May

PRODUCERS: Baleni in fierce battle for fourth term

AUTO SALES: French car sales fall 4 percent in May on reported basis

EMISSIONS: Car makers gear up for next round of CO2 emission cuts

EMISSIONS: California bends but doesn't yield on ZEVs

FUEL CELLS: Platinum sector faces its Kodak moment in fuel cell technology


PRODUCERS: South African mining companies accelerate job cuts to 35,000 over two years

DIESEL: GM sees growth for diesels in U.S. and China

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Ford to make EV technology patents available to rivals

FUEL CELLS: Hyundai UK hands over ix35 fuel cell to global mining company

AUTO SALES: Beijing plans to require car buyers to secure parking space

EMISSIONS: Novel nanoscale powder promises low-cost pathway to meeting stringent NOx regulations

PRODUCERS: Wellgreen Platinum provides Wellgreen Project update

APPOINTMENT: Cutifani to chair Anglo SA as national crisis grows


APPOINTMENT: Andile Sangqu to head Anglo South Africa

PROCESSING: Tentative agreement reached on labor contract at Stillwater Mine and Columbus Processing Facility

SOUTH AFRICA: Eskom hasn’t lined up enough coal supplies to meet the needs of generation beyond 2016

PRODUCERS: North American Palladium provides update on suspension of milling operations at its Lac des Iles Mine


DIESEL: European automakers criticize new tests to weed out 'dirty diesels'

PRODUCERS: SENS: Termination of Marula disposal process

PRODUCERS: Platinum project partners consolidate Waterberg JV, Extension projects

SOUTH AFRICA: Jacob Zuma: Marikana mine massacre report to be released by end of June

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: China road rage fuels SUV boom as drivers opt for ‘self defense’


JEWELLERY: Fewer number of weddings this year bode ill for jewellers and gold

ZIMBABWE: Harare cancels platinum ore levy

PRODUCERS: Anglo American share price: Miner to spin-off South African platinum unit

SOUTH AFRICA: Marikana miners go to court to force Zuma to release report

PRODUCERS: Platinum Group Metals and Japanese partner consolidate Waterberg PGM District

FUEL CELLS: 1,000 platinum-powered Hyundais in UK this year – Amplats

PRODUCERS: Platinum surface processing projects gain momentum and Issue of equity

EMISSIONS: Bosch predicts ICEs will beat EU CO2 targets


AUTO SALES: UK: Car market has topped out - Vauxhall chief


PRODUCERS: Sphinx discovers high-Grade Ni-Cu-PGE mineralization at Preissac

PRODUCERS: Higher Eskom tariffs threaten mines

MACROECONOMICS: France’s recovery strengthens as manufacturing slump eases

PRODUCERS: Chamber of Mines says carbon tax will damage industry

MACROECONOMICS: Germany loses further momentum as manufacturing, services weaken


METAL PRICES: Today’s platinum price is unsustainable, says Stephen Forrest of SFA (Oxford)

PRODUCERS: Wallbridge reports financial and operating results for the three months ended March 31, 2015

EMISSIONS: ACEA calls on Commission to urgently make complete proposal on measuring real driving emissions


AUTO SALES: European car sales rise a 20th month as economy helps Fiat


SOUTH AFRICA: The DMR and Chamber of Mines square off

PRODUCERS: Atlatsa announces results for the quarter ended March 31, 2015

DIESEL: Britain’s cars guzzle record diesel as gasoline loses traction


PRODUCERS: Protests halt output for 3rd day at Atlatsa's South Africa JV mine

SOUTH AFRICA: South Africa considers partial Eskom privatisation

PRODUCERS: Mines bounce back as SA output increases in March


MACROECONOMICS: German growth slows more than forecast as France picks up

SOUTH AFRICA: SA's platinum industry to be reshaped


PRODUCERS: Northam Platinum says may snap up more South Africa mines

PRODUCERS: Lonmin heading into takeover territory

PRODUCERS: S.Africa's Baroka prepares up to $150 mln for Atlatsa's mine stake


PRODUCERS: Lonmin Plc releases second quarter 2015 production report

PRODUCERS: Zambezi to help Northam expand

SOUTH AFRICA: Pressure mounts for Farlam's Marikana report to be released

PRODUCERS: North American Palladium announces first quarter 2015 results

SOUTH AFRICA: Eskom asks Nersa for 25% increase in electricity prices

JEWELLERY: Hong Kong jewelry retailer cut branches

PRODUCERS: Lonmin reduces annual spending plan to weather platinum weakness


PRODUCERS: Lonmin to cut 3,500 jobs as platinum market downturn persists

AUTO SALES: W. Europe car sales rise nearly 7% on new models, discounts

PRODUCERS: Eastern Platinum insider Buys C$3,748,040.13 in Stock (ELR)

SOUTH AFRICA: SA to align BEE mining laws with DTI codes

MACROECONOMICS: German industrial production falls as economy risks grow

AUTO SALES: China auto retail sales climb at slowest pace in five months

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Norway’s electric-car incentives were so good they had to be stopped

SOUTH AFRICA: Frans Baleni voted out of NUM

PROCESSING: Lonmin mulls partnering with chrome miner to recoup dumped metal

RAND: South Africa's rand hits 13-1/2 year-low against dollar

DIESEL: UK: Bosch UK urges more factual diesel analysis


FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Toyota picks 8 stores to sell Mirai hydrogen car

AUTO SALES: UK car sales rise 5% in best April this decade

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Tesla loss narrows as electric car orders rise

PRODUCERS: Impala Platinum, Lonmin talk with unions over shaft closures

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: GERMANY: Daimler, partners, open first motorway hydrogen filling station


AUTO SALES: Chinese car purchase sentiment drops to lowest since December

PRODUCERS: Mustang Minerals updates exploration activities

PRODUCERS: Stillwater Mining Company reports first quarter 2015 results


FUEL CELLS: Hyundai ix35 fuel cell car to cost £53k in the UK

AUTO SALES: German car sales rise 6% in sign of Europe rebound

AUTO PRODUCTION: Russia to ease rouble risk for foreign auto makers - Kommersant

AUTO SALES: French vehicle sales rise 1.8% in April

AUTO SALES: West European car sales dipped in May

PRODUCERS: Japan strikes big in African Veld

DIESEL: Diesel costs driving Eskom tariffs up

SOUTH AFRICA: Ramatlhodi, NUM up ante on retrenchments

JEWELLERY: GRT jewellers unveils its first store in Dubai

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: China to Grant Licenses to Electric-Car Manufacturers

AUTO SALES: China car discounts fail to accelerate delivery growth


PRODUCERS: First Quantum Minerals reports results for the three months ended March 31, 2015

AUTO SALES: Detroit 3, Nissan, Hyundai tally April sales gains

SOUTH AFRICA: SA mining can double its contribution: Baxter

PRODUCERS: Russia's Norilsk says Q1 nickel output down 0.6 pct y/y

AUTO SALES: Japan's domestic auto sales up 5% on year in April


PRODUCERS: Lundin Mining releases first quarter results

PRODUCERS: Eurasia Mining Edge Closer To Securing West Kytlim Mining License

AUTO SALES: U.S. Consumers snap up trucks in April as gasoline worries fade

AUTO SALES: Alternative fuel vehicle registrations: +28.8% in in first quarter

PRODUCERS: Wesizwe plays waiting game in BEE muddle


MACROECONOMICS: U.S. economy stalls in the first quarter

EMISSIONS: China speeds up fuel quality upgrading for better air

PRODUCERS: Mine union to challenge Anglo American Platinum job cuts

DEMAND: Chinese platinum demand seen to pick up


PRODUCERS: Stoppages, plant failure narrow Sylvania's Q3 output

AUTO SALES: Best April sales in decade expected, driven by light trucks

PRODUCERS: Aquarius Platinum releases third quarter 2015 financial and production results

FUEL CELLS: Toyota plans $4.2 billion share sale for fuel-cell car R&D


FUEL CELLS: Toyota: Output of fuel cell cars will top out at 3,000 a year

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: To EV or not to EV: The China question

EMISSIONS: Geely will expand UK site to build low-emission taxis

PRODUCERS: SA platinum in need of Lonmin, Impala union?


FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Plug-in poised to be Europe's top electrified drivetrain


FUEL TECHNOLOGY: SAE Panel: ICE, with increasing efficiency, here to stay

MACROECONOMICS: China manufacturing gauge drops to lowest level in 12 months

MACROECONOMICS: Euro-region output growth slows as economy awaits QE effect

PRODUCERS: Amplats' first quarter production rebounds

PRODUCERS: Anglo American plc production report for the first quarter ended 31 March 2015

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: EVs need more fed support, study finds


AUTO SALES: analysis finds hybrids and EVs struggle to maintain owner loyalty in US; trade-ins for SUVs

EMISSIONS: Faurecia introduces world's first gasoline particulate filter for passenger vehicles

PRODUCERS: Zimplats to seek approval for retrenchments

PRODUCERS: Eurasia update on mining licence

AUTO SALES: Norway to review EV subsidies as sales soar

AUTO PRODUCTION: FRANCE: PSA to increase European output as demand perks up


AUTO SALES: China auto sales to rise less than 7% forecast, association says

PRODUCERS: Platinum Group Metals reports second Waterberg extension intercept, 3.4 kilometers beyond the resource

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: BRAZIL: Jeep's Renegade reignites light vehicle diesel debate

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Renault/Nissan CEO says China needs to boost incentives to move EVs


PRODUCERS: Zijin Mining completes private placement and now holds a 9.9% stake in Ivanhoe Mines

PRODUCERS: Big spending by RBP on Syldrift

PRODUCERS: NAP receives notice of non-complaince from NYSE MKT

FUEL CELLS: Fuel cell on-site power for South Africa's mining HQ

APPOINTMENT: Brian Molefe appointed acting Eskom CEO

PRODUCERS: RBP loses 154 hours amid Eskom curtailments


FUEL CELLS: Anglo roots for fuel-cell platinum demand in electric cars

PRODUCERS: Obtaining social licence a manageable challenge for emerging miner

PRODUCERS: Royal Bafokeng Platinum Limited (RBPlat) Quarterly review and production report for the period 1 January to 31 March 2015


SOUTH AFRICA: SA parliament mum on MPRDA limbo

PRODUCERS: Commission gives Northam's acquisition of Everest mine the nod

SOUTH AFRICA: Goldman Sachs bullish on South Africa as favourable investment destination

AUTO SALES: European auto sales growth accelerates as economy helps VW

EMISSIONS: CO2 emissions from new cars in EU fell 2.6% in 2014, study says


FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Chevy cuts price, adds incentives for Spark EV

PRODUCERS: NAP - North American Palladium announces recapitalization transaction

IMPORTS: US palladium imports soar in 2014 – USGS

PRODUCERS: Tharisa posts record monthly PGM output

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Japan may miss target for FCEV hydrogen stations

PRODUCERS: Amplats spin-off given short shrift

IMPORTS: US palladium imports soar in 2014 – USGS


SOUTH AFRICA: Get a grip on power supply, SA warned

PRODUCERS: Hebei Zhongbo Platinum meets contractual requirements to acquire Eastern Platinum

EMISSIONS: NGT’s ban on diesel-run vehicles over 10 years old in Delhi hits used cars hard

JEWELLERY: UK platinum hallmarking up 8.8% Q1 2015 vs Q1 2014

METAL PRICES: Platinum prices to average $1 500/oz in 2016 – Natixis

PRODUCERS: PTM's WBJV Project 1 peak funding rises


Emissions: Automakers defend diesels, call them key to meeting CO2 goals

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: EVs under pressure as plug-ins rise in Europe

PRODUCERS: Platinum Group Metals - Platinum Group Metals update and second quarter results

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: If you want to buy an electric car, you may need to be speedy

AUTO SALES: Online shopping 'boosts van sales'


AUTO SALES: India’s car industry gets back on the road

PRODUCERS: Russia to extend platinum and palladium export tax - Norilsk

SOUTH AFRICA: Battle for the soul of Cosatu is moving to the streets

PRODUCERS: NUM weighs mass action against charter 'travesty'

PRODUCERS: Northam offers BEE shares as part of R6.6bn deal

PRODUCERS: Declaration and finalisation announcement on behalf of Zambezi Platinum to Northam shareholders

FUEL CELLS: Fuel cell closed loop recycling takes step forward in UK

PRODUCERS: Eastplats, Hebei place break fees into escrow


JEWELLERY: Platinum sales to grow 23 pc in India this year: PGI

ZIMBABWE: Mugabe says indigenisation is 'generous'

PRODUCERS: S Africa’s February mining output up 7.5% y/y

PROCESSING: Tanaka Kikinzoku Kogyo K.K. approved as a full member of the London Platinum & Palladium Market (LPPM)

AUTO SALES: Russian auto sales plunge 43% as economy contracts

AUTO SALES: China auto sales rise 12% in March on surging SUV sales

PRODUCERS: Wallbridge announces Ni-Cu-PGM intersections at Parkin Property in Sudbury, Ontario

PRODUCERS: Northern Sun temporarily suspends its custom milling operation

AUTO SALES: Western European sales recovery accelerated in March


AUTO SALES: UK sales rise 6% in best March this century

AUTO PRODUCTION: China gets the lion’s share of vehicle production capacity investments in 2014

PRODUCERS: Norilsk sees Africa cutting platinum output on spending

SOUTH AFRICA: AMCU gaining in union battle for platinum workers


PRODUCERS: Russian industrial giant looks to Africa to boost exports


PRODUCERS: Norilsk plans $500 m share buyback

AUTO SALES: German car sales rise 9% in March, report says, as Europe rebound continues

AUTO SALES: Annual new auto sales down for 1st time in 4 yrs

AUTO SALES: Auto sales beat estimates with Korean companies’ surprise gains

SOUTH AFRICA: Mining charter 'silent' on crucial ownership issue

FUEL CELLS: Impala to fire platinum refinery with fuel cells amid price drop


SOUTH AFRICA: Ramatlhodi, SA miners step back from the brink

PRODUCERS: Atlatsa's Bokoni mine achieves new production record

FUEL CELLS: Call for 1 000 MW platinum fuel cell commitment at chamber unveiling

AUTO SALES: Spain new car sales rise 40.5 pct in March - Anfac

AUTO SALES: French car sales upturn prompts upgrade to 2015 forecast

FUEL CELLS: Call for 1,000 MW platinum fuel cell commitment at Chamber unveiling

PRODUCERS: Sylvania's Grasvally mineral resource at 64,900 t


SOUTH AFRICA: SA to disclose results of mining charter review on Tuesday

PRODUCERS: Atlatsa announces audited results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2014


PRODUCERS: Wesizwe Platinum’s flagship project ahead of schedule

PRODUCERS: African Thunder restarts Smokey Hills

PRODUCERS: North American Palladium announces filing of Preliminary Economic Assessment for Lac des Iles Mine on SEDAR

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: UK Government announcement on hydrogen to help make fuel cell vehicles more viable option for fleets

PRODUCERS: Marikana report to Zuma by Tuesday


PRODUCERS: Electricity-slashing platinum game changer expected by December

DEMAND: Platinum demand in India picks up

PRODUCERS: Zimplats loses protracted $26 million tax case

SOUTH AFRICA: South Africa's Eskom halts work at strike-hit power station

PRODUCERS: Amplats 'leaning to' a listing of non-core assets

PRODUCERS: Platfields remains in financial doldrums, to announce management change


PRODUCERS: Russia grants mining license for Maslovskoye deposit to Norilsk Nickel

AUTO SALES: Toyota wants hybrids to account for half of sales in Japan by next year

PRODUCERS: Wallbridge temporarily stops its Broken Hammer operation due to spring half-load restrictions


PRODUCERS: Glencore made best of bad Lonmin situation

PRODUCERS: Jubilee Platinum releases unaudited interim results for the six months ended 31 December 2014

PRODUCERS: Atlas Copco and Anglo American to trial new underground mining technology

EMISSIONS: Premium automakers face EU fines on failure to hit 2021 CO2 targets

SOUTH AFRICA: No more tariff increases for Eskom says DA

INVESTMENT: Norilsk Looks to Invest in Central Bank’s palladium reserves


AUTO SALES: Russia to spend extra 25 bln roubles to support auto industry

JEWELLERY: Cheaper than gold, platinum jewellery fast picking up in India

ETFs: Palladium ETFs record biggest weekly outflow since August

MACROECONOMICS: China March flash HSBC PMI contracts to 11-month low, fans policy easing expectations


PRODUCERS: China-based Zijin Mining Group to acquire a 9.9% stake in Ivanhoe Mines

SOUTH AFRICA: Eskom wants to raise tarrifs by 25%

PRODUCERS: Workers at South Africa's Northam Platinum picket at Zondereinde mine


APPOINTMENT: Stillwater Mining Company announces appointment of Peter O'Hagan as a Board member

AUTO PRODUCTION: Russia approves $166 million in subsidies for car plants

COINS: Perth Mint to ramp up platinum output as price slump spurs demand

PRODUCERS: Russia's Norilsk Nickel CEO says mulls share buy-back - Interfax


PRODUCERS: Wellgreen Platinum files Preliminary Economic Assessment NI 43-101 Technical Report for its Wellgreen PGM and nickel project

AUTO PRODUCTION: GM first domino to fall in Russia

PRODUCERS: Northam’s R6.6 billion Black Economic Empowerment transaction approved and results of general meeting

AUTO SALES: S. Korea's diesel car sales jump 21.6 pct in Q1


FUEL CELLS: Apple Inc. granted first fuel cell patent, paving way for days long battery life

PRODUCERS: Community members challenge legality of R564m Lonmin BEE deal

EMISSIONS: India must leapfrog to Euro VI as benefits outweigh costs


APPOINTMENT: Moolman confirmed as Chief Operating Officer of Lonmin

PRODUCERS: S Africa mining assets up for sale should go to local companies – Minister

SOUTH AFRICA: ARM’s Motsepe urges serious govt intervention on Eskom let down

AUTO SALES: Germany holds off on tax breaks to boost sales of electric company cars

AUTO SALES: European February car sales rise with economy bolstering VW demand


MACROECONOMICS: Manufacturing output takes surprise dip in February

PROCESSING: Northam awards PGM smelter contract to Tenova Pyromet

AUTO SALES: Brazil: Dealers predict a 10% sales slump this year

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Researchers discover new catalysts to generate renewable fuels

PRODUCERS: African Rainbow Minerals release interim results for the six months ended 31 December 2014

FUEL CELLS: CoM fuel cell to be unveiled later this month

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Boron nitride coated rhodium black for stable production of syngas

FUEL CELLS: Hydrogen pump opened at London Sainsbury's store


SOUTH AFRICA: NUM ready to join forces with rival union AMCU


PRODUCERS: Northam R2.5bn book-build augurs well for BEE

PRODUCERS: Pacific North West Capital drills 18 meters of 2.785 g/t palladium + platinum

FUEL CELLS: UK's first hydrogen bus refuelling station opens in Aberdeen

SOUTH AFRICA: South Africa's Eskom suspends bosses over power shortages

PRODUCERS: Lonmin, Impala may return to debt, equity markets


MACROECONOMICS: Chinese factory data shows weakest start in six years

AUTO SALES: Automakers remain pessimistic as Russian sales continue slide

EMISSIONS: Diesel car 'demonisation' condemned by industry group

BALANCE: Platinum market deficit seen shrinking to 235,000 oz in 2015 - WPIC

AUTO SALES: Automakers remain pessimistic as Russian sales continue slide


FUEL CELLS: Toyota aims to cut price of fuel cell vehicle

PROCESSING: Zimbabwe: Unki, Mimosa On Course to Secure Smelter Facility

AUTO SALES: India registers 7% growth in car sales in February, bikes down 8%

AUTO SALES: China auto sales soar in first two months on SUV demand

EMISSIONS: China lawmakers’ pollution battle adds to growth challenges

PRODUCERS: Sylvania Pt updates on mining rights grants

PRODUCERS: Wellgreen Platinum drums up $40M for Yukon nickel project

EMISSIONS: Automakers, greens disagree on the true cost of meeting EU's CO2 regulations

PRODUCERS: Secondary placement of a 13% interest in Northam and notification in terms of section 122(3) of the Companies Act

PRODUCERS: Lonmin Platinum: Operational update


PROCESSING: Zimbabwe platinum smelter set to start next year, Chamber says

PRODUCERS: Jubilee Pt Fourth quarter 2014 operations and financial update

PRODUCERS: Jubilee’s Middelburg operation lifts Q4 revenue, profit


AUTO SALES: Euro weakness, exports lift southern Europe car output

SOUTH AFRICA: Eskom may sell assets to raise cash

AUTO SALES: Lower oil prices to boost global auto sales 1.5%, forecast says

EMISSIONS: Accelerating progress from Euro 4/IV to Euro 6/VI vehicle emissions standards

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Audi R8 e-tron signals shift by German automakers to high-end EVs

RECYCLING: £600k boost to recycle precious metals from smartphones and computers

FUEL CELLS: Indian oil industry ready to make BS VI fuel available from 2020 onward


PRODUCERS: Anglo Platinum faces 30% mine-stake request from community

MACROECONOMICS: China lowers growth goal to about 7% as Li flags challenges

MACROECONOMICS: German factory orders decline in sign of manufacturing weak spot

AUTO SALES: UK: Sales rise 12% in February

APPOINTMENT: Implats appoints political, industry heavyweights to board

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: U.S. light-vehicle fuel economy slips 0.2 mpg in February, report says


AUTO SALES: Sluggish February U.S. car sales blamed on blustery weather

FUEL CELLS: Toyota to begin sales of Mirai fuel cell vehicle in Europe by September


AUTO SALES: German car sales up 7 pct in February - VDA

PRODUCERS: South Africa's RBPlat FY earnings up 38% on higher sales

AUTO SALES: Italy car sales rise 13.2 pct in February

AUTO SALES: Opel, VW CEOs cautious on Europe sales growth amid Russia crisis

AUTO SALES: Spain new-car sales rise 26% in February

PRODUCERS: Platinum buyers seek to limit SA output risk


AUTO SALES: Japan's domestic auto sales fall on year in Feb


MACROECONOMICS: Japan’s output jumps while retail sales sag, inflation slows

PRODUCERS: Anglo net debt may spur Amplats sales

PRODUCERS: Platiunm CEOs say mechanisation not a panacea

PRODUCERS: Sibanye Gold says not keen on Implats' Marula mine

ZIMBABWE: Zimplats wins tax dispute

FUEL CELLS: Implats moves to power platinum refinery with platinum fuel cells


PRODUCERS: North American Palladium releases a positive Preliminary Economic Assessment for its Lac des Iles mine

SOUTH AFRICA: Nene confirms R23bn cash injection for Eskom

FUEL CELLS: Nedstack wins Chinese order for world’s first 2 MW PEM fuel cell power plant

SOUTH AFRICA: SA miners slapped with electricity levy hike

PRODUCERS: Implats releases interim results and strategic intent

PRODUCERS: Zimplats releases December 2014 half year report and financial statements


PRODUCERS: North American Palladium provides update on reserves and resources at Lac des Iles

TECHNOLOGY: Bosch unveils fine wire double platinum plug

FUEL CELLS: Renault tests fuel cell truck

MACROECONOMICS: China’s factory gauge rebounds in February after stimulus

FUEL CELLS: Space shuttle fuel cell plates recycled near Las Cruces

PRODUCERS: Zimbabwe unions warn of unrest over 3% wage offer


PRODUCERS: Zimbabwe miners including Rio, Impala agree to 3% pay increase

FUEL CELLS: Toyota’s car of future starts on anniversary of crisis

APPOINTMENT: Lonmin - management change


FUEL CELLS: Ballard inks automotive and non-automotive technology solutions contracts

PRODUCERS: Northam’s hopes on Everest

EMISSIONS: Diesel not out in London and Paris

PRODUCERS: Northam finds 500koz/year in growth


PRODUCERS: Northam swings to profit

PRODUCERS: Acquisitive Northam Platinum eyeing 'clear' opportunities

PRODUCERS: Stillwater Mining Company reports fourth quarter and full-year 2014 results

PRODUCERS: African Rainbow Minerals' updated trading statement in respect of the six months ended 31 December 2014


PRODUCERS: NAP - North American Palladium provides 2015 guidance

RECYCLING: New deal struck by Tectronics to install new Plasma Arc in the USA for autocat scrap

SOUTH AFRICA: Parliamentary minerals law review limited to four recommendations

PRODUCERS: Miners in spin as DMR discounts pre-2004 BEE

PRODUCERS: NAP - North American Palladium announces year end 2014 results


PRODUCERS: Jury out on platinum market surge in 2015

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Quantum control revises automotive catalytic converters

RECYCLING: BASF doubles production capacity at its Cinderford, UK, precious metals recycling plant


AUTO SALES: European car sales rise 6.2% as economy helps Renault, VW

FUEL CELLS: Update on the GM-Honda collaboration on Gen 2 Fuel Cell Propulsion System

PRODUCERS: Impala Platinum sees profit falling as much as 77% on strike


PRODUCERS: Sylvania lifts H1 PGM output 24% to 31 341 oz

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: UK reports 25,000+ plug-in grant claims since 2010; changing criteria

PRODUCERS: Impala's trading statement for the six months ended 31 December 2014

PRODUCERS: Platinum Group Metals executes credit agreement for WBJV Project 1 senior secured loan facility

RECYCLING: Umicore to bulk up in batteries, catalysts after disposals


PRODUCERS: Glencore’s platinum disposal signals Anglo American sale dilemma

SOUTH AFRICA: SA to have nuclear power by 2023

PRODUCERS: Cash-strapped Platfields still on the hunt for financing


MACROECONOMICS: Zimbabwe's GDP set to expand 3.2% in 2015 as deflation persists

PRODUCERS: Wallbridge secures option to purchase Implats' interest and initiates drilling at Parkin

PRODUCERS: Eastern Platinum’s shareholders approve sale of assets

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Auto makers rev up support for hydrogen stations

EMISSIONS: SMMT want you to support low emission diesel CV uptake

FUEL CELLS: Platinum fuel cells to power five-million Japanese homes – Ivanhoe

FUEL CELLS: Ballard Power stock jumps 57% on Volkswagen fuel cell deal

PRODUCERS: Mining output dips in December

PRODUCERS: Granite Creek identifies PGM potential on Darsalam Project

AUTO TECHNOLOGY: US: Study says shared driverless vehicles could slash car ownership


PRODUCERS: Aquarius Platinum announces half year financial results to 31 December 2014

PRODUCERS: Glencore's 23.9% stake in Lonmin plc

PRODUCERS: Lonmin comments on Glencore's announced proposal

DEMAND: Fuel cells, cleaner fuel to create new platinum demand

FUEL CELLS: Ballard inks US$80M+ deal with Volkswagen

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: VW calls on U.S. government to invest more in EVs

PRODUCERS: Northam headline earnings up

PRODUCERS: Funding secured for conclusion of detail design and engineering of Jubilee’s two platinum surface projects

JEWELLERY: U.S. platinum jewelry imports jump 60 pct in 2014, gold up 15 pct

PRODUCERS: Platinum producer Lonmin sees no let-up for belt tightening

METAL PRICES: PGM pessimism over-cooked, copper strong


PRODUCERS: Bold modernisation essential to mining’s sustainability – Griffith

PRODUCERS: NAP - North American Palladium provides update on 2014 exploration program at Lac des Iles

PRODUCERS: Aquarius enters agreement to sell Everest Mine to Northam

AUTO SALES: Russian car sales may fall up to 35% in 2015, PwC says

AUTO SALES: INDIA: Domestic car sales up 3% in January

AUTO SALES: China auto sales climb 10% in January on SUVs, minivans

PRODUCERS: Platinum Group Metals strengthens Mine Building & Operations Team


PRODUCERS: Eastplats gets shareholder nod for $225m S Africa asset sale

JEWELLERY: Japanese households have ¥3 trillion of unused jewelry squirreled away: Tanaka Kikinzoku

PRODUCERS: Anglo American Platinum announces annual results

EMISSIONS: Oxford city centre emissions fall after zone introduced

AUTO SALES: Russia's January auto sales down 24.4 pct y/y - AEB


PRODUCERS: Bakubung closes 2014 with another milestone

AUTO SALES: CHINA: Analysts see a 'cyclical dip' in market growth in China

AUTO SALES: Platinum production to be supported by global automotive sales

AUTO SALES: Platinum production to be supported by global automotive sales

EMISSIONS: Corning launches new FLORA(TM) substrates with Honda Motor Company

PRODUCERS: Mechanisation, automation only answer

PRODUCERS: Zimplats Phase 2 on schedule for completion in early 2015


ZIMBABWE: Zimbabwe lays down platinum levy ultimatum

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Bosch sees 15% hybrid share by 2025

AUTO SALES: UK new car sales rise 6.7 percent in January to eight-year high

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: France will give buyers up to 10,000 euros to swap a diesel car for an EV

AUTO SALES: Western European sales rose 7% in Jan., lifted by southern markets

FUEL CELLS: Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell price slashed in Korea; 200 delivered globally so far

PRODUCERS: Royal Bafokeng Platinum's trading statement for the year ended 31 December 2014


AUTO SALES: Automakers ride truck wave to sales gain of 14%

AUTO SALES: US: Global vehicle market heading for 88.6m units in 2015 - analysts

ZIMBABWE: Zimbabwe could revoke platinum tax if refinery built

PRODUCERS: Baroka Platinum offers $263m for Amplats' Bokoni mine stake

MACROECONOMICS: China services gauge slips to six-month low as slowdown spreads

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: UK: Ricardo-AEA to approve hydrogen refuelling stations


AUTO SALES: Renault's Ghosn says one-third of Russian car market will vanish

AUTO SALES: French car sales rise 6% in Jan. as foreign brands gain

PRODUCERS: Wellgreen Platinum announces positive preliminary economic sssessment update on its Wellgreen PGM-nickel project

AUTO SALES: Spanish car sales jump 28% for 17th month of growth

AUTO SALES: Recovery in European new car sales continued in January

ZIMBABWE: Zimbabwe says tax on raw platinum exports to stay for now

AUTO SALES: Foreign carmakers lead growth in French Feb auto sales


AUTO SALES: Lux Research: despite cheap oil, niche plug-in vehicle sales will be resilient; conventional hybrids to be hardest hit

AUTO SALES: IHS automotive forecasting 88.6 million unit global light vehicle market in 2015

SOUTH AFRICA: ANC opts to keep Eskom in one piece

AUTO SALES: Japan's domestic auto sales fall for sixth month

FUEL CELLS: Hyundai cuts price of fuel cell car, eyes competition with Toyota

MACROECONOMICS: China's factory gauge sinks to two-year low


ZIMBABWE: Zim platinum export tax puzzles Aquarius, Implats

PRODUCERS: Zimplats Holdings releases results to 31st December 2014

PRODUCERS: Russian ministry demands environmental upgrades from Norilsk Nickel

PRODUCERS: Sylvania Q2 output slumps after ‘exceptional’ first quarter

PRODUCERS: Norilsk Nickel's preliminary consolidated production results for 4th quarter and 12 months 2014


MACROECONOMICS: Commodity shipping rate falls to 28-year low on China demand

PRODUCERS: Platinum producer Lonmin keeps output target, cuts spending

PRODUCERS: Lonmin Platinum's first quarter 2015 production report

EMISSIONS: Paris to ban the most polluting diesel vehicles by July 2015


FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Automakers' push for fuel-efficiency boost aluminum

PRODUCERS: Aquarius Platinum Limited production results to 31 December 2014

PRODUCERS: Anglo American Q4'14 report

PRODUCERS: Wallbridge repays its debts to its major creditors

AUTO SALES: Car ownership tops 154 million in China in 2014

AUTO SALES: Auto sales forecast calls for a hot January


PRODUCERS: Transition Metals and Implats expand the Sunday Lake PGM-Cu-Ni discovery

SOUTH AFRICA: More issues for Eskom as Thuthuka loses 1,000MW of power

PRODUCERS: First Quantum Minerals announces its 2014 production and sales and 2015 production and capital expenditure outlook

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Porsche plans EV-only Pajun to fight Tesla

PRODUCERS: Drill program to commence at River Valley Platinum Metals Project

PRODUCERS: South African mediators say new laws will help resolve strikes faster


METAL PRICES: Goldman Sachs slashes base metal price forecasts, ups gold

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Honda CR-V update majors on diesel powertrain


FUEL TECHNOLOGY: PSA winds down hybrid air fuel-saving project, still seeks partner to share costs

PRODUCERS: Antofagasta closes C$53m Duluth Metals acquisition

PRODUCERS: Amplats 2014 profit fell as much as 55%

PRODUCERS: Amplats reveals roadmap to automation

AUTO SALES: 'We feel very good about 2015'

FUEL CELLS: Toyota Motor : to more than quadruple Mirai fuel-cell car production by 2017

AUTO SALES: Ghosn lifts European car market forecast on eurozone stimulus plan

AUTO PRODUCTION: UK car production at seven-year high


PRODUCERS: Lonmin job cuts may be inevitable due to platinum drop, CEO says

PROCESSING: Norilsk Nickel's upgraded plant starts operations in Russian Arctic

PRODUCERS: Lundin Mining announces 2014 production results

SOUTH AFRICA: SA plans $870m funding for Eskom by June, says Treasury


AUTO SALES: Honda warns against ‘stupid’ loans driving U.S. sales gains

MACROECONOMICS: IMF lowers growth outlook for commodity exporters, SA included

APPOINTMENT: Huw Daniel to replace James Courage as PGI CEO


FUEL PRICES: Palladium is a metal rarer than gold. Now it's even more rare, thanks to cheap oil

FUEL PRICES: Cheap gas makes electric cars harder to sell, BMW warns

FUEL CELLS: PowerCell Sweden and Mitochondria Energy Company to bring fuel cell power to African telecommunication towers

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Tokyo to get $385 million hydrogen makeover for Olympics

PRODUCERS: NUM ends six-day strike at Northam

PRODUCERS: Striking S.Africa miners at Northam Platinum to vote again on stoppage - union


SOUTH AFRICA: New power units to come online even later

FUEL CELLS: Hyundai Motor to cut price of hydrogen fuel cell vehicle

PRODUCERS: Northam: Discussions continue between management and NUM leadership

PROCESSING: Jubilee selected to beneficiate Hernic tailings

EMISSIONS: Porsche V8 diesel facing axe over emissions


AUTO SALES: Europe car sales rise first time since 2007 on Renault

EMISSIONS: Euro 6 for Singapore in 2018

PRODUCERS: Northam suspends operations at Zondereinde Mine to secure safety and security of employees and company assets

SOUTH AFRICA: Eskom: Maintenance backlog will last 10 years

MACROECONOMICS: SA economy could grow by 1.2% in 2015


FUEL CELLS: Japan to ease fuel cell rules as Toyota bets on hydrogen

AUTO SALES: Russia car sales forecast to drop 24% as economic crisis worsens

JEWELLERY: Hallmarking climbs in 2014

PRODUCERS: PTM eyes Q4 production start at Waterberg platinum play

PRODUCERS: Unprotected work stoppage at Zondereinde - Update

TECHNOLOGY: Tanaka develops Pt catalyst to collect tritium at nuclear fusion reactors

AUTO SALES: European auto market growth set to slow as car-sharing expands


AUTO SALES: Musk says Tesla’s China sales fell, no profit until 2020

PRODUCERS: Industrial action at Northam’s Zondereinde Mine

MACROECONOMICS: World Bank cuts global growth outlook with U.S. lone bright spot

PRODUCERS: Platinum Group Metals update and first quarter results

PRODUCERS: Wallbridge provides update on Broken Hammer

PRODUCERS: Termination of contract with Shaft Sinkers


FUEL CELLS: Pioneering project develops new process to recycle fuel cell components

EMISSIONS: Fiat Chrysler wants to collaborate with other automakers on new vehicles, Marchionne says


FUEL TECHNOLOGY: JLR US lines go diesel

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Chevy extends all-new Volt's EV range a third to 50 miles

PRODUCERS: Worker fatalities at mines have dropped

AUTO SALES: China vehicle sales growth forecast at 7% amid slowdown

SOUTH AFRICA: R20BN 'financial relief' for Eksom


ZIMBABWE: New minister may thwart Zimplats indigenisation deal

AUTO SALES: China Passenger Vehicle Sales Rise 10% in 2014


PRODUCERS: Eastern Platinum concludes acquisition transaction with Hebei Zhongbo Platinum

PRODUCERS: Platreef PFS underpins ‘excellent’ economics – Ivanhoe

EMISSIONS: Simply put: What needs to be done to upgrade from BS-IV

MACROECONOMICS: German industry output unexpectedly falls amid China uncertainty


EMISSIONS: India to leapfrog to BS-VI by 2020

PRODUCERS: Eastplats to net $175.5m from sale of S African assets to Chinese firm

MACROECONOMICS: Euro-Area Prices Drop More Than Forecast as ECB Weighs QE

PRODUCERS: Zimplats Bimha to adopt new mining method

AUTO SALES: UK new car sales surge to 10-year high in 2014


AUTO SALES: Japan's new auto sales in 2014 up for 3rd straight year

AUTO SALES: Germany December car registrations up seven percent - VDA

AUTO SALES: French new-car sales grew 7% in 2015 in biggest rise since 2009

AUTO SALES: Volkswagen's U.S. sales slump in December amid emission scandal


EMISSIONS: India on a collision course over BS-V, BS-VI emission norms

JEWELLERY: Tiffany anticipates growth in 2015

JEWELLERY: Shenzhen jeweller says slow demand for gold affecting sales

AUTO SALES: CHINA: Dealers warn of excess supply and stockpiling

AUTO SALES: 2014 finishes strong with 'plenty of room for upside'

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Industry 'can't give up on EVs'

JEWELLERY: India, China diamond markets to grow rapidly, Alrosa says

JEWLLERY: Jewellery sales in China up 11.5% in November

AUTO SALES: Car sales slump in France, but rise in Spain and Italy

FUEL CELLS: Toyota opens up 5,600 hydrogen-related patents to advance fuel cell technology


PRODUCERS: Lonmin says third-largest shareholder divests stake


EMISSIONS: Mexico proposes new heavy-duty vehicle emission standards aligned with Euro VI and EPA 2010


SOUTH AFRICA: Zimplats constructs $100m refinery


FUEL PRICES: Most Luxury Diesels Are Cost Effective

AUTO SALES: Japan auto lobby sounds alarm over weak domestic sales

SOUTH AFRICA: Anglo American Platinum offered $385 million for stake in Bokoni mine

AUTO PRODUCTION: GM, Audi and Jaguar halt car sales in Russia on ruble's collapse


AUTO PRODUCTION: Car industry tells London to EXPAND its low emissions goals

AUTO SALES: Global light vehicle market slipped back in November

AUTO PRODUCTION: CCFA counters Paris mayor’s proposed total diesel ban with suggestion to focus on legacy fleet

AUTO PRODUCTION: China Auto Dealers Group Pushes to End Unilateral Targets


FUEL PRICES: Tesla stock drops with oil prices, but will it bounce back?

MACROECONOMICS: German Economy at Risk of Downturn as Growth Seen Weak at Best

MACROECONOMICS: China’s Factory Gauge Declines as Stimulus Case Builds

MACROECONOMICS: French Manufacturing Shrinks as Weak Demand Weighs on Economy

MACROECONOMICS: Europe Car Sales Rise at Slowest Rate in Year on Economy


FUEL CELLS: Toyota’s Fuel-Cell Car Mirai Goes on Sale


SOUTH AFRICA: Waterberg JV prefeasibility study to be completed in first quarter of 2015

FUEL CELLS: Shocker! 2015 Hyundai Fuel Cell EV Nails 10 Best Engines List

ZIMBABWE: Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa sworn into office, leads race to suceed Mugabe

PRODUCERS: China’s Slowdown Deepens as Factory Output Growth Wanes

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Convert traditional vehicles to EVs? Ford, GM and others are brainstorming


AUTO PRODUCTION: China Offers Billions to Subsidize Electric Cars on Gas

PRODUCERS: Bimha mine re-development

SOUTH AFRICA: AMCU, NUM to hog headines again in 2015

ZIMBABWE: Impala employee equity transaction

PRODUCERS: North American Palladium Provides Update on Ramp-Up Progress at Lac des Iles Mine


AUTO PRODUCTION: VW, Fiat, Mercedes will benefit from strong CNG market growth

MACROECONOMICS: Low oil prices bolster India’s sputtering auto sector

PRODUCERS: Ivanhoe signs up more than 650 employees for Platreef project site work

SOUTH AFRICA: ‘No Crisis’ at Eskom Even as More South Africa Power Cuts Loom

AUTO SALES: China auto sales growth slows down

PRODUCERS: Largo Resources - Largo commences pre-feasibility study of PGM by-products at its Maracas Menchen Mine

MACROECONOMICS: Platinum Group Metals - Platinum Group Metals Announces US$110 Million Bought Deal Financing

PRODUCERS: Amplats to meet FY guidance as asset offload advances

SOUTH AFRICA: Shedding: Eskom ‘ran out of cash for diesel’

MACROECONOMICS: Platinum Group Metals Announces US$110 Million Bought Deal Financing


EMISSIONS: Paris mayor announces plans to ban diesel cars from French capital by 2020

AUTO PRODUCTION: JAPAN: Toyota sees better than expected demand for FCV

PRODUCERS: Implats’ expects more than 20% lower HEPS, EPS for H2

AUTO SALES: Decline in Russia auto market moderates in November - lobby group

PRODUCERS: Norilsk Nickel may get over $1 bln in loans from VTB, Nordea


SOUTH AFRICA: Eskom trapped in a cycle of self-destruction

PROCESSING: Leak at Lonmin's No.1 furnace

JEWELLERY: UK Hallmarking dips in November

EMISSIONS: France is hurting its domestic automakers with diesel policy shift

MACROECONOMICS: German industrial output rises as economy recovers

SOUTH AFRICA: Eskom starts biggest power cuts in nine months

PRODUCERS: Platinum Group Metals reports new Waterberg extension high grade intercept

MACROECONOMICS: Japan’s recession deepens as election looms for Abe


MACROECONOMICS: German factory orders beat forecast in sign economy recovering

MACROECONOMICS: Bundesbank cuts outlook as Euro-area recovery struggles

PRODUCERS: Northern Shield focuses in on Norilsk-type Ni-Cu-PGE massive sulphide target at Idefix

SOUTH AFRICA: Time to re-think SA's mining tax regulations

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Audi Q7 will be VW Group's 1st plug-in diesel

METAL PRICES: LME launches LBMA Platinum, Palladium prices

AUTO SALES: Western Europe car sales lifted by UK as France, Germany falter


PRODUCERS: Cash flow constraints continue to weigh on Platfields

PRODUCERS: Anglo Platinum said to shortlist 10 potential buyers for Union

FUEL CELLS: Hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle tax credit expires this month: Will it be renewed?

AUTO SALES: UK car sales hit highest level since 2007

AUTO SALES: Global light vehicle sales edging up, but concerns remain

PROCESSING: Jubilee revenue increase illustrates success of Middleburg smelter renewal – CEO


RECYCLING: Platinum from road dust, Veolia cleans up on British streets

AUTO SALES: Russia will extend car purchase incentive plan

PRODUCERS: Mineworker numbers set to fall 8% a year – Teba

MACROECONOMICS: Euro-Area economy weakens as ECB considers Its stimulus options

MACROECONOMICS: China services gauges climb in November in support to growth

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Merkel backs incentives in push for a million electric cars

AUTO SALES: Automakers begin holiday season with a bang

PRODUCERS: Wellgreen Platinum announces graduation to the Toronto Stock Exchange


FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Renault, PSA criticize France's about-face on diesels

AUTO SALES: German November car sales fall 2%


MACROECONOMICS: Factories keep humming in U.S. even amid global slowing

AUTO SALES: French car sales fall 2% in November as market outlook dims

MACROECONOMICS: Black Friday fizzles with consumers as sales tumble 11%

PRODUCERS: Kruidfontein prospecting right sale completed

EMISSIONS: France will rank cars for pollution and seek to phase out diesel fuel

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: How to get the U.S. into diesels

AUTO SALES: Spain's new-car sales up 17% in November on subsidy boost

PRODUCERS: Anglo American Platinum sees FY earnings falling at least 20 pct

SOUTH AFRICA: Solid rise in Nov PMI seen as ‘normalisation’ of manufacturing not ‘outperformance’

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: BMW lays out future PHEV hybrid strategy

MACROECONOMICS: China factory gauge drops as shutdowns add to slowdown


SOUTH AFRICA: SA’s twin deficits, weak growth ‘a risk to policy’

ZIMBABWE: Zimbabwe defers raw platinum tax penalty on companies

MACROECONOMICS: Platinum declines as ETF holdings post biggest drop in 6 months

PRODUCERS: Single-atom gold catalysts may offer path to low-cost production of fuel and chemicals

SOUTH AFRICA: Mining houses, other stakeholders in bid to mitigate high levels of indebtedness among workers


FUEL CELLS: Fuel cell vehicles: The only cars with potable exhaust?

PRODUCERS: Platreef development hit by 'trouble-makers'

AUTO PRODUCTION: India may extend tax breaks for carmakers beyond 2014

SOUTH AFRICA: South African Unions Consider Forming Rival to Cosatu Federation


MACROECONOMICS: Platinum Group Metals Reports 2014 Annual Results

AUTO PRODUCTION: FRANCE/JAPAN: Renault-Nissan sell 200,000 EVs in four years

SOUTH AFRICA: South Africa Economy Expands as Platinum Mines Restart Work

MACROECONOMICS: Lonmin completes its remaining 8% BEE credits

MACROECONOMICS: Eskom asks staff to quit to contain soaring costs

SOUTH AFRICA: South Africa’s Economic Growth Continues to Decline


MACROECONOMICS: Economy in U.S. Expands 3.9%, More Than Previously Estimated

AUTO PRODUCTION:Tesla, BMW in talks over batteries, light-weight parts


FUEL CELLS: Lux Research: fuel cell vehicles lag other drivetrains in terms of cost of ownership; ICE and HEV lowest cost

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Renault Electric Car Sales Quietly Surpass 50,000

ZIMBABWE: Zimbabwe Will Set Higher Mining Ownership Limit in Industry Plan

FUEL CELLS: Toyota's fuel cell goal: Big cost cutting

PRODUCERS: Lundin Mining Announces Commercial Production at Eagle Mine

SOUTH AFRICA: Mining sector reports 90% compliance as deadline to convert hostels into decent homes looms

PRODUCERS: Anglo American behind $100m platinum fund


ZIMBABWE: Zimbabwe has investment potential – Minister

SOUTH AFRICA: Five mineral value-chains prioritised in South Africa’s draft beneficiation plan


PRODUCERS: Wellgreen Platinum completes $9.1 million equity financing

AUTO PRODUCTION: UK car production likely to miss full-year target on weak overseas demand

MACROECONOMICS: China’s weaker factory data helps easing case

MACROECONOMICS: French factories slump deepens as economic weakness persists

MACROECONOMICS: German growth outlook dims as manufacturing, services weaken

FUEL CELLS: University launches fuel-cell generator


MACROECONOMICS: SA CPI unchanged in October, ‘in line with consensus forecast’

MACROECONOMICS: Abe invokes U.S. revolution in tax delay, snap election

AUTO PRODUCTION: VW to raise Chinese capacity to more than 4 million cars

PRODUCERS: Ivanhoe platinum project prepares for site work resumption


FUEL CELLS: Electricity from fuel cells sparking demand for platinum

AUTO SALES: Europe October auto sales rise 6.2% on price reductions

SOUTH AFRICA: Battle for heart and soul of Cosatu moves to shop floor

PRODUCERS: Platinum industry launches the World Platinum Investment Council to stimulate platinum investment

FUEL CELLS: Toyota to start sales of fuel cell car next month

PROCESSING: Jubilee gains full control of Pollux, starts trial processing of platinum-containing material

TECHNOLOGY: Denso: iridium overtaking platinum spark plugs as the new OEM standard


FUEL CELLS: Honda delays hydrogen fuel cell sedan, debuts new concept

PRODUCERS: Atlatsa gets R422 m capital lift from Amplats

PRODUCERS: Nkwe Platinum queried on share price rise

PROCESSING: Pallinghurst mills using Kell process at mines

FUEL CELLS: Toyota plans ‘Mirai’ fuel-cell car traveling 300 miles per tank

MACROECONOMICS: Japan unexpectedly enters recession as Abe weighs tax

PRODUCERS: Atlatsa announces results for the quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2014

TECHNOLOGY: Light-harvesting: Mimicking photosynthesis with man-made leaves

FUEL CELLS: Fuel-cell cars will be commercially viable by 2025: Bosch executive

PRODUCERS: DOT Resources Ltd. announces signing of a MOU for the acquisition of major Ni-Cu-PGE project in Paraguay


FUEL CELLS: Gold-modified platinum catalysts perhaps for fuel cells

APPOINTMENT: Stillwater Mining Company announces appointment of Christopher Bateman as Chief Financial Officer

AUTO SALES: Sluggish growth seen in China’s vehicle sales as soft economy depresses demand

AUTO SALES: RUSSIA: Growth expected in 2016 but tough market next year: Ernst & Young

PRODUCERS: Implats pay hike a 'fracture point' that sparked Marikana

PRODUCERS: Bond repayment threat to Aquarius expansion

PRODUCERS: Lonmin chairman buys shares after platinum miner’s profits fall

MACROECONOMICS: German economy returns to growth as France beats forecast

PRODUCERS: Atlatsa announces results for the quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2014


JEWELLERY: Hallmarking climbs in October

PROCESSING: Zim smelter hard to justify at PGM prices

FUEL CELLS: Toyota's fuel cell car draws close

METAL PRICES: Russia, South Africa plan platinum-industry talks to buoy prices

PRODUCERS: Amplats may write-down mines before sales


FUEL CELLS: Teijin developing non-platinum metal carbon alloy catalyst suited to mass production for fuel cells

SOUTH AFRICA: Platinum exchange could benefit SA economy, advance beneficiation objectives

TECHNOLOGY: Nifty little nano-battery is the mighty mite of energy storage

SOUTH AFRICA: BEE charters will not need 'major changes', says department

PRODUCERS: Wallbridge closes on Duluth Metals share sale transaction with Antofagasta and pays down its outstanding debt to Auramet

AUTO SALES: Weak rouble, scrappage scheme slow decline in Russian auto sales


TECHNOLOGY: New iridium spark plugs

RAND: Weaker rand holds up mining industry

AUTO SALES: Tesla, BMW, Nissan help boost EV sales in Europe


PRODUCERS: Botswana copper miner to purchase stakes in nickel mines from Russian firm

JEWELLERY: PGI launched its EVARA Platinum Blessings in Mumbai

PRODUCERS: Eastplats stock jumps 147% on agreeing to Chinese asset buyout

SOUTH AFRICA: Cosatu affiliates suspend their participation in exco

AUTO SALES: India set to miss FY15 car sales growth target

PRODUCERS: Strapped Eastplats throws in the towel

PRODUCERS: Lonmin's 2014 final results announcement

PRODUCERS: Lonmin announces Q4'14 production results


PRODUCERS: MMC Norilsk Nickel announces preliminary consolidated production

PRODUCERS: Eastplats requests voluntary TSX, JSE trading halt

RAND: South Africa's rand near three-week lows as EM appetite wilts

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Hyundai, Kia aim to raise fuel economy by 25% by 2020

AUTO SALES: China auto sales accelerate in October on discounts

JEWELLERY: Platinum Guild International to launch new line of bridal jewellery this weekend

MACROECONOMICS: German industrial production rises less than economists forecast


AUTO SALES: Spain to extend car subsidy programme to the end of the year

MACROECONOMICS: German factory orders rise less than forecast as growth stalls

PRODUCERS: Ivanhoe picks up shovels at Platreef project after S Africa OKs mining right

AUTO SALES: Car registrations up 14 percent but pace of growth set to stabilise - SMMT

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: A long-lived catalyst facilitates the first steps toward small-scale hydrogen generator

AUTO SALES: Europe's auto recovery continues without France


PRODUCERS: Stillwater Mining Company reports third quarter 2014 results

AUTO SALES: German car sales rise 4% in October, boosted by demand from business customers

PRODUCERS: NAP - North American Palladium announces third quarter 2014 results

PRODUCERS: South Africa's Department of Mineral Resources gives final approval of mining right for development of Ivanhoe Mines' Platreef Project


FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Tanaka Kikinzoku Kogyo to commence provision of spark plug electrode platinum tip able to halve material costs

AUTO SALES: Japan's Oct. domestic auto sales fall more than 9%

PRODUCERS: PTM turns to equity again with $150 m note

PRODUCERS: Middelburg earnings to fund Jubilee’s Dilokong platinum acquisition plans

AUTO SALES: Best October in a decade for U.S. auto sales; GM misses

AUTO SALES: Spain's new car registrations rise by 26 per cent in October

AUTO SALES: Italy car sales up 9.21 per cent in October

PRODUCERS: Platinum Group announces launch of 150,000 unit offering comprised of Senior Unsecured Notes and Common Share Purchase Warrants

FUEL CELLS: Hyundai delivers first UK hydrogen fuel cell cars


PRODUCERS: Zimplats releases Q3'14 production report

PRODUCERS: Friedland’s plan for $1.6 billion platinum mine at Impasse

PRODUCERS: Norilsk releases Q3'14 production report

PRODUCERS: MCAM to target gold, platinum from gravels

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Volkswagen Group set to launch 20 new electric car models in China

MACROECONOMICS: China services gauge joins manufacturing in showing slowdown

MACROECONOMICS: Euro manufacturing remains nears stagnation as Italy contracts

MACROECONOMICS: Kuroda surprises with stimulus boost as Japan struggles

EMISSIONS: Carmakers face uncertainly from EU's 2030 CO2 goals

AUTO SALES: French car sales lose momentum amid economic gloom


EMISSIONS: CDTi unveils breakthrough clean air technology

PRODUCERS: Gold recoverer Goldplat turning attention to platinum opportunity

TECHNOLOGY: BASF and TODA KOGYO CORP. agree to form a joint venture for cathode active materials in Japan

EMISSIONS: MAN goes for Tier III compliance

AUTO SALES: Small-car sales languish as low fuel prices benefit SUVs

PRODUCERS: Zimplats reports 13% slump in output

PRODUCERS: ARM, unions conclude five-year employee participation fund


AUTO SALES: Japan Ministry says another tax increase will hit auto sales

EMISSIONS: Selective catalytic reduction systems helping reduce emissions

PRODUCERS: Strike-hit Impala’s platinum output down 25%, unit costs up 62%

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Clariant divests its energy storage business to Johnson Matthey


FUEL TECHNOLOGY: ANAKA to commercialize DX (Dye-X) ruthenium complex for dye sensitized solar cells

JEWELLERY: Platinum jewellery is gaining more favours among young Indian customers, say retailers

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Sainsbury’s has announced that the nation’s first supermarket forecourt hydrogen dispenser

AUTO SALES: U.S. auto sales projected to rise 6% in Oct. to highest total in a decade

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: GM says new Chevy Volt will be quicker and quieter

AUTO SALES: Q1-Q3 ASEAN auto sales sales down 11%


PRODUCERS: Sylvania posts record quarterly PGM output


AUTO SALES: Russia may extend car-buying subsidy scheme into 2015

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Ford: We have expertise to do Tesla-like car


PRODUCERS: Aquarius Platinum posts 3 pct rise in first-quarter revenue

FUEL CELL: First Hyundai ix35 fuel cell arrives in the UK


PRODUCERS: Northam Platinum concludes fully-funded 10 year R6.6 billion BEE equity transaction combined with a R4.6 billion capital raising

PRODUCERS: Anglo American plc Production Report for the third quarter ended 30 September 2014


FUEL PRICES: SIAM, Tata Motors, Nissan welcome deregulation of diesel prices in India

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Ford cuts Focus Electric price by $6,000

PRODUCERS: Northam Platinum boosts black stakes in $600 million deal

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Titanium-based batteries charge in two mins, last 20 years

PRODUCERS: Platinum Group Metals updates the Waterberg joint venture and Waterberg extension projects

PRODUCERS: Ivanhoe may cut jobs as it Awaits South Africa mine approval

RAND: S. African rand races to firmest in a month vs dollar

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Daimler sells Tesla stake as luxury competition emerges


AUTO SALES: China vehicle sales forecast cut again as demand slows

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: UK: ULEV government grants triple in last three months


INVESTMENT: Riddle of inventory levels keeps platinum investors shy

PRODUCERS: RBPlat R11bn Styldrift I project hit by delay

PRODUCERS: Norilsk Nickel to sell African operations to BCL Ltd

DEMAND: Commodities haunted by demand fears as outlook darkens

METAL PRICES: Commodity prices to soften further through 2015, says World Bank

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Falling gasoline prices make alternative-fuel vehicles a tougher sell


METAL PRICES: LME takes charge of London platinum, palladium 'fixes', eyes on gold

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: China's BYD beats Renault, Nissan in Brussels electric taxi bid

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: China to punish carmakers that fail to meet fuel economy targets

AUTO SALES: Europe's new-car sales rise 6% on price cuts

JEWELLERY: Lukfook records retail sales growth during Golden Week


TECHNOLOGY: Ultrafast charging batteries: 70 per cent full in 2 minutes

TECHNOLOGY: Battery maker shrugs off Tesla competition

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: US: Delphi looks to GDCI for large fuel economy gains

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: JAPAN: Toyota passes 7m hybrids mark

PRODUCERS: Aquarius sale of Blue Ridge, Sheba’s Ridge terminated

FUEL CELLS: Palladium nano-islands to cut cost of hydrogen fuell cells


FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Unique nanocatalysts for hydrogen fuel cells synthesized in ordinary kitchen microwave oven

MACROECONOMICS: Germany cuts growth outlook as recession peril mounts


AUTO SALES: China Sept vehicle sales growth slowest in 19 months

PROCESSING: Harare fire up on refinery


FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Tesla's 'D' will Be Model S with All-Wheel Drive, 2 Motors

SOUTH AFRICA: South Africa earmarks $190 mln to improve distressed mining towns


SOUTH AFRICA: Minister to Tackle Exit of Miners from SA

PRODUCERS: Platinum strike recovery to take 3 years – NUM

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Technology Propels Fuel Economy Average to Record 24.1 mpg, EPA Says


PRODUCERS: Ramatlhodi Tells Mining Industry ‘We Need to Talk’

PRODUCERS: Platinum Mining to Take Years to Recover from Strike

PRODUCERS: Lonmin Successfully Ramps Up to Full Production in 2 Months

MACROECONOMICS: IMF Makes Fourth Cut in Row to SA Outlook

PRODUCERS: Concern that Impala could raise funds

PRODUCERS: Bokoni Platinum Mine Investigates Fatal Injury to a Community Member; Opencast Mining Operations Suspended


MACROECONOMICS: IMF Cuts Global Outlook as Risk of ‘Frothy’ Stocks Raised

METAL PRICES: Russia to Work with South Africa to Support Platinum

MACROECONOMICS: German Industrial Output Drops Most Since 2009 in August

MACROECONOMICS: BOJ Keeps Policy Unchanged With Yen Near Six-Year Low

PRODUCERS: Amplats to Study Bids for Union This Month


MACROECONOMICS: World Bank Cuts Developing East Asia 2015 GDP Forecast

MACROECONOMICS: German Factory Orders Slump Most Since 2009

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: INDIA: Suzuki Develops New 1.6- and 1.5-Litre Diesels

SOUTH AFRICA: NERSA Grants Eskom 12.7% Power Price Hike

PRODUCERS: Nkwe Loses Rights to Tubatse Project Following Legal Challenge

PRODUCERS: Duluth Metals Files NI 43-101 Pre-feasibility Study Technical Report on the Twin Metals Minnesota Project

PRODUCERS: Amcu, NUM Ink Two Rivers Deals

PRODUCERS: RBPlat Reports Fatality at Styldrift 1 Project

AUTO SALES: UK New Car Sales Hit 10-Year High in September


PRODUCERS: Amplats Shows Off Planet's Lowest-Cost Platinum Mine

AUTO SALES: Germany Joins France, Italy in Reporting Car-Sales Rebound in September

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Peugeot Seeks Partner for Hybrid Air Technology

DOLLAR: A 4-Year High for the US Dollar Clobbers Gold, Silver, Platinum

ETFs: Commodity ETF Outflows Reach Highest This Year on Supply


AUTO SALES: Indonesian Demand for Big Cars May Blunt Widodo Fuel Plan

AUTO SALES: GM, Chrysler U.S. Sales Advance 19% as SUVs Soar Again

AUTO SALES: Italy Car Sales Rise 3% in September

EMISSIONS: Winterkorn Warns EU on Overburdening Automakers on CO2

AUTO SALES: PSA Leads 6% Gain in French Car Sales in September

AUTO SALES: Daimler Cuts Car Market Forecast as Europe Wobbles


RAND: S.Africa's Rand Falls to Fresh 8-Month Low After Poor Trade Data

MACROECONOMICS: China Factory Gauge Unchanged as Manufacturing Subdued

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: For Fuel Efficiency, the Time Has Come for Plug-in Hybrids


AUTO PRODUCTION: Chrysler to Hike Output of Ram Diesels

MACROECONOMICS: China Factory Gauge Falls From Initial Reading

EMISSIONS: CO2 from New Cars in Europe 38% Worse Than Promised, Study Says


FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Renault Concept Rivals VW's 1-Liter Car for Fuel Economy

AUTO SALES: Post-Holiday Sales Volume Remains Strong, Analysts Say

PRODUCERS: Noront Resources Provides Update on Eagle's Nest Mine

MACROECONOMICS: Why Climate Change Could Stall Growth in Emerging Markets

RECYCLING: NovX21 Inks Framework Supply Agreement with Quebec Auto Parts Recyclers


PRODUCERS: Transition Continues Exploration Program at its Sunday Lake Platinum Discovery

AUTO SALES: US: China Drives Global Auto Sales Growth as US Declines - Moody's

PRODUCERS: Wallbridge Intersects High Grade Copper and Platinum Group Metals on Wisner Properties

APPOINTMENT: Aquarius Platinum Appoints Nigel Rudd as Chairman Designate

PRODUCERS: Wallbridge's Broken Hammer Project Generates US$4.7 Million Smelter Revenue to Date

PRODUCERS: Norilsk, Investors in Talks to Buy Palladium from Central Bank - CEO


PRODUCERS: Bauba Platinum Suspends Exploration

PRODUCERS: Lonmin Transfer Pricing Claims "Misleading"

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: S Class Leads Mercedes' Plug-in Offensive

RAND: South Africa's Rand Recoups Overnight Losses Over Russia Deal


MACROECONOMICS: Euro Area Suffers Unexpected Slowdown From Factories to Services

MACROECONOMICS: China Beige Book Shows Economy Stuck in Low Gear

PRODUCERS: Panoramic Resources : Rio Tinto and Panoramic Consolidating Their Ontario PGM Projects

MACROECONOMICS: Fed’s Dudley Says Strengthening Dollar Could Hinder U.S. Growth

MACROECONOMICS: German Factory Growth at 15-Month Low in Sign of Uneven Economy

MACROECONOMICS: Manufacturing Rebound Relieves Growth Concerns in China

PROCESSING: Pallinghurst Platinum Mine Invests in Low-Energy Smelt Alternative

EMISSIONS: US: California Charges Ahead With More EV Legislation


ZIMBABWE: Zimbabwe to Cut Royalty Rate

PRODUCERS: Village to Open Sales Process for Platinum


PRODUCERS: Mineworker Indebtedness a Major Worry Post Five-Month Strike

PRODUCERS: Mineworker Indebtedness a Major Worry Post Five-Month Strike

PRODUCERS: Lonmin to Hand Incwala R484m by 2015

AUTO PRODUCTION: Ford to Cut Fiesta Output in Germany as Europe Demand Cools


AUTO SALES: IHS Hikes 2014 U.S. Auto Sales Forecast to 16.4m

TECHNOLOGY: Dendrimer-Encapsulated Ruthenium Oxide Nanoparticles as Catalysts in Lithium-Oxygen Batteries

AUTO PRODUCTION: Steelmaker Says It Can Put Pickups on a Diet


FUEL TECHNOLOGY: EVs, Small SUVs are Winners in First Half

AUTO SALES: Europe Auto Sales Rose 2% in August as Region's Recovery Slows

AUTO SALES: Europe Car Sales Set Growth-Streak Record on Price Cuts

PRODUCERS: Zimbabwe, Russia Sign $3bn Deal to Develop Platinum Mine

AUTO SALES: INDIA: Government Extends Vehicle Excise Tax Cut

AUTO SALES: US: Strong Economic Growth to Underpin Auto Sales: OESA


EMISSIONS: How Automakers, Suppliers are Preparing for Tougher Emissions Rules

MACROECONOMICS: Barclays to List ETFs on NSX

TECHNOLOGY: Using Microwaves to Optimize Platinum-Nickel Nanoalloys for Catalytic Water Treatment


FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Ferrari Turns to Turbos and Hybrids

PRODUCERS: Russia Set to Launch Zimbabwe's Biggest Platinum Mine

PRODUCERS: Sudbury Platinum Advances Aer-Kidd in Sudbury

FUEL CELLS: Degradation mechanisms of Platinum Nanoparticle Catalysts in Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells: The Role of Particle Size


JEWELLERY: China’s Jewellery Imports Up 121% in Jan-July

PRODUCERS: Bulk Merensky Sampling on Way at Northam Platinum’s Booysendal

JEWELLERY: Mid-autumn Festival Boosts Bridal Jewellery Sales in Shanghai

FUEL CELLS: How Toyota's 100-Year Textile History Influenced FCV Hydrogen Fuel Cell Car

PRODUCERS: S Africa July Mining Output Down 7.7% y/y

PRODUCERS: Unhappiness Over Platinum Deal – NUM


AUTO SALES: U.S. Sales Strength Will Hold Through the Year

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: A China Full of Teslas? Not Anytime Soon

PHARMACEUTICAL: Tanaka Establishes Liposome Mass Production System - for Drug Delivery

COINS: U.S. Mint to Stop 2014 Platinum Eagle Coin Sales After Oct 1

EMISSIONS: Nanotechnology to Provide Cleaner Diesel Engines


PRODUCERS: Implats Suspends Rustenburg After Fatalities


FUEL CELLS: VW Says Fuel-Cell Cars Doomed to Struggle Beyond Japan


PRODUCERS: Motsepe May Consider Platinum Bid

PRODUCERS: Ivanhoe Transfers 26% of S. Africa’s Platinum Project to Locals

AUTO SALES: Western European Car Sales Extend Mixed Recovery


PRODUCERS: Amplats in Final Planning Stages for New 600,000 t/y Amandelbult Smelter

PRODUCERS: ARM Lifts FY Earnings, Platinum Unit Shines

PRODUCERS: Smart Governments Encourage Foreign Investment – Glasenberg

PRODUCERS: NUM Demands Better Working Conditions at Springs Refinery

PRODUCERS: Swiss-Based Miner's CEO Awaits Higher Platinum Prices Before Selling

PRODUCERS: Pan African Resources Reports Higher Gold, PGE Reserves

AUTO SALES: Sales Go From Hot to Hotter in 'Almost' Perfect Month

FUEL PRICES: Modi Vies with Widodo as India Set to End Diesel Subsidy


PRODUCERS: Wellgreen Platinum Reports Updated and Increased Metallurgical Recoveries at the Wellgreen PGM-Ni-Cu Project in the Southwestern Yukon Territory


PRODUCERS: Eurasia Mining Loss Widens; Focusing on West Kytlim and Monchetundra

PRODUCERS: Talon Metals Announces its Initial Resource Estimate on the Tamarack Nickel-Copper-Platinum Project

PRODUCERS: Mark Cutifani Aims to Boost Miner's Return on Capital Employed to At Least 15% in 2016


PRODUCERS: Anglo Platinum to Triple Zimbabwe Production

PRODUCERS: Stillwater Mining Company Reports Scaling Back of Marathon Project Activities

PRODUCERS: RBPlat COO Resigns, Carr to Take Over


PRODUCERS: Shaft Sinkers Swings To Loss, But Expects Better Things To Come

MACROECONOMICS: European Manufacturing Weakens on Heightened Global Risks

MACROECONOMICS: China Loses Growth Momentum as Manufacturing Pulls Back

PRODUCERS: Wesizwe Expects Narrowed Half-Year Losses

PRODUCERS: Mineral Beneficiation, Industrialisation Key to Development – Finance Minister

AUTO SALES: Japan Car Sales Fall to Lowest Since 2011 on Tax Increase

INVESTMENT: Africa’s Biggest Fund Manager Favors Platinum Equities Over Gold


FUEL CELLS: Osaka Gas to Build Two Hydrogen Stations for Fuel-Cell Cars

AUTO PRODUCTION: SWEDEN: Volvo to Skip All-Aluminium for Carbon Fibre

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: CHINA: Tesla to Partner with Unicom on Charging Outlets


AUTO PRODUCTION: Kia will Spend More Than $1 Billion on Mexico Auto Plant

PRODUCERS: Impala Platinum Releases Summarised Consolidated Annual Results for the Year Ended 30 June 2014

MACROECONOMICS: Platinum’s Tumble Triggers Interest in China


ETFs: Platinum ETF Listed on BSE

PRODUCERS: Lonmin Ramp-Up 'Better Than Planned'

PRODUCERS: Sylvania Falls into Red in FY'14


PRODUCERS: Lonmin CEO Denies Job Cuts Plan, Says Focus is on Ramp-Up

PRODUCERS: Lonmin: Statement on Press Speculation

MACROECONOMICS: South Africa Avoids Recession as GDP Expands 0.6% in Quarter

PRODUCERS: Wallbridge Secures US $1.5 Million Bridge Loan Facility and Purchase Contract for its Broken Hammer Production

PRODUCERS: Transition Metals Consolidates Sudbury Platinum Prospect


PRODUCERS: Significant PGM Prospects at Burundi Project

PRODUCERS: Platinum Junior to Produce 400 000 oz by 2024

PRODUCERS: Platinum Strike Consequences Starting to Take Shape

PRODUCERS: Platfields in Negotiations for Mining Assets Acquisition

PROCESSING: Processing Plants Help Flagship Project Meet 2016 Targets


MACROECONOMICS: China Manufacturing Gauge Drops as Growth Pickup Stalls

MACROECONOMICS: German PMI Signals Economy Withstanding Increased Risks

MACROECONOMICS: French Manufacturing Activity Shrinks for Fourth Month in August

COINS: U.S. Mint Platinum Coins Bypassed in Rush for Gold

PRODUCERS: Platinum Group Announces Favourable Award on All Matters in Arbitration with Wesizwe Platinum Limited

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Ford Plans New Hybrid Series to Compete with Toyota Prius, Report Says


EMISSIONS: Novelis: Aluminum Sales to Automakers will Nearly Triple on New Emissions, mpg Rules

PRODUCERS: Precautionary Closure of Bimha Mine

PRODUCERS: AMCU Will Not Buy Amplats Mines – Gama

PRODUCERS: Atlatsa, Unions Sign Two-Year Wage Deal at Bokoni

AUTO SALES: Honda's Mendel says U.S. Sales 'Near Top,' Warns Market May Suffer from 'Stupid Things'

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: CHINA: Samsung Battery Plant Targets China EV Boom

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: JAPAN: Mazda Reportedly Working on Diesel-Electric Hybrid Engine

AUTO SALES: Russia will Consider State Support for Car Market, Reports Say

PRODUCERS: Duluth Metals Highlights Low Copper (C1) Cash Costs and Strong Operating Margins in its Pre-feasibility Study for Twin Metals Minnesota Project

EMISSIONS: EU Regulators Seek to Close Car Emissions Testing Loopholes

AUTO SALES: Dutch Car Sales Likely to Fall to 45-Year Low, Industry Group Says

MACROECONOMICS: Eight-Year Car Loans Fuel Canada Sales Over Debt Warnings


PRODUCERS: AMCU to Fight Amplats Sale

FUEL CELLS: Volkswagen Planning Surprise Attack on Hydrogen Fuel Cell Rivals


AUTO PRODUCTION: Chinese EV, Plug-in Hybrid Output Soars Tenfold in July

AUTO SALES: Russia May Ban Car Imports if West Applies New Sanctions, Report Says


PRODUCERS: Bokoni Key for Amplats BEE, Says Atlatsa

PRODUCERS: Anglo American’s Earnings Target Seen ‘Too Ambitious’ by Liberum

PRODUCERS: AMCU Knocking on Door at Northam’s Zondereinde Platinum Mine

PRODUCERS: South Africa's Northam Platinum Looks to Buy Mines in Sector Shake-Up

FUEL CELLS: Amplats, Partner Launch Trailblazing Platinum-Using Fuel Cell Mini-Grid


PRODUCERS: Atlatsa Announces Results for the Quarter Ended June 30, 2014

PRODUCERS: Recovery on Track at Northam

MACROECONOMICS: Euro Recovery Halts as Germany Shrinks, France Stagnates

MACROECONOMICS: Euro-Area Pickup Stalls as Big Economies Fail to Grow


PRODUCERS: Tjate Platinum Corporation Submits Final Environmental Impact Assessment

JEWELLERY: Gold Hallmarking Climbs 24.3% in Mixed July Report


FUEL TECHNOLOGY: GM Plans to Launch More Diesel Vehicles in U.S.

AUTO SALES: UK Car Sales Rise, But Boom is Set to Stall, Analysts Warn

PRODUCERS: Sudbury Platinum Corporation to Acquire 100% of Aer-Kidd Project


PRODUCERS: Jubilee Nears Completion of Mining Right Application Process for Tjate

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Nissan, Mitsubishi Team Up for $14,000 Electric Car


PRODUCERS: Union Leader Speaks on Labour Alignment at Royal Bafokeng Platinum

EMISSIONS: Tough European CO2 Targets Will Help Keep Region's Fuel-Efficiency Lead


AUTO SALES: UK: Signs of "Stabilisation", But July Sales Rise 6.6%

PRODUCERS: Amid Renewed Project Focus, Aquarius Mulls Amplats Assets

FUEL CELLS: Toyota, Honda, Hyundai Fuel-Cell Cars: How Many Will Be Sold?

PRODUCERS: Aquarius Platinum Releases Full Year Financial Results to 30 June 2014


AUTO PRODUCTION: INDIA: Maruti Axes Diesel Engine Production Boost

AUTO SALES: Strong UK Car Sales in July Part of Improving European Trend

FUEL CELLS: Ballard and Anglo American Launch Field Trial of Fuel Cell Home Generator in Rural South Africa

RAND: S.African rand falls nearly 1 percent after weak July PMI


ZIMBABWE: Zimbabwe Sees $1.6 Billion Platinum Pact With Russia

MACROECONOMICS: Euro-Area Services Grew Less Than Initially Estimated in July

FUEL CELLS: Diesel-like Hydrogen Breakthrough Rekindles Platinum Fuel-Cell Excitement

PRODUCERS: Royal Bafokeng Platinum Releases FY 2014 Interim Results

JEWELLERY: Platinum Jewellery Strikes Gold in India

MACROECONOMICS: China Services Index Falls to Record Low

AUTO SALES: Italian Car Sales Rose 5% in July


AUTO SALES: Auto Sales in Spain Up By 10.9%

AUTO SALES: Auto Sales Head for Best Since ’06 on Confidence, Jobs

PRODUCERS: Senior Management Team Changes at Lonmin


PRODUCERS: Implats Holds Fire on $500m Zim Expansion

ZIMBABWE: Grace Adds to Fears of Mugabe Dynasty in Zim

METAL PRICES: London Platinum/Palladium Fixes Seek Third-Party Admin, in Wake of Silver/Gold

AUTO SALES: Japan's Domestic Auto Sales Edge Up in July

PRODUCERS: Sibanye Aims to Be S.African "Mining Champion" as it Eyes Amplats Mines

AUTO SALES: Renault, PSA Lose Ground as French July Car Sales Fall 4%


PRODUCERS: An Embargo on Russia's Norilsk Nickel Would Hurt West

PRODUCERS: Lonmin Sells Shares to Meet BEE Deadline

PRODUCERS: Implats Zimbabwe Unit Plans $690 mln Refinery Upgrade

JEWELLERY: De Beers Expects 4-5 Percent Rise in Diamond Demand

PRODUCERS: Stillwater Mining Company Reports Second Quarter 2014 Earnings


AUTO SALES: Italy Mulls Incentives to Boost 'Fragile' Car Market

FUEL CELLS: JAPAN: Government to Offer Fuel Cell Incentives

PRODUCERS: Zimplats Releases Half year Directors' Report and Condensed Interim Financial Statements

PRODUCERS: North American Palladium Announces Second Quarter 2014 Results and Provides Update on Exploration

PRODUCERS: Lonmin Inks Landmark BEE Deals with Traditional Community


EMISSIONS: Diesel Drivers to be Penalised in Drive to Cut Air Pollution


PRODUCERS: Zondereinde Shaft 1 Out of Commission For Up to Six Weeks Following Incident

AUTO SALES: US: July Sales Seen Up 11.6%, 16.6m SAAR

AUTO SALES: Russia Has Potential, But There Are Problems Beyond the Current Crisis

EMISSIONS: Audi Plans Plug-in Hybrid Diesel to Help Cut CO2 Emissions

PRODUCERS: Platinum Group Metals Files Report on Revised and Updated Mineral Resource Estimate for the Waterberg Joint Venture and Waterberg Extension Projects


PRODUCERS: Lonmin Platinum's Third Quarter 2014 Production Report & Interim Management Statement


MACROECONOMICS: IMF snips U.S. 2014 growth forecast to 1.7 percent

PRODUCERS: Aquarius Platinum: Fourth Quarter 2014 Production Results to 30 June 2014

MACROECONOMICS: Euro-Area PMI Surveys Signal Economic Activity Is Accelerating

MACROECONOMICS: Japan Trade Deficit Expands After Exports Unexpectedly Drop

PRODUCERS: Normalcy Returning at Zimplats After Mine Collapse

MACROECONOMICS: Platinum and Palladium Import Data Could Signify Diverging Fortunes

MACROECONOMICS: China Manufacturing Gauge Rises to 18-Month High on Stimulus

AUTO SALES: Johnson Matthey First Quarter Profit Falls, Currency Impact Worse Than Expected

PRODUCERS: Higher PGM Prices Needed for Aquarius to Offset Wage Hikes

PRODUCERS: Ramaphosa Hints at Labour Reforms in Wake of Strikes


PROCESSING: Jubilee’s Middelburg Smelter Complex Becomes Profitable

METAL PRICES: Palladium Soars to Fresh 13-year High; Could Hit $1,000 Before Year End


PRODUCERS: Amplats Assures Market It Will Maintain Sales Volumes Despite Asset Sales

PRODUCERS: NUM Will Oppose Amplats Mine Sales

SUBSTITUTION: Aluminum's Per-Vehicle Use Expected to Rise 56% from 2012 to 2025

PRODUCERS: RBPlat's Trading Statement for the Six Months Ended 30 June 2014

APPOINTMENT: Beamish Appointment as Lonmin Chair Made Permanent

PRODUCERS: Platinum Group Metals Waterberg Update


PRODUCERS: Amplats May Hook Atlatsa Partnership

EMISSIONS: BASF Opens Mobile Emissions Catalysts Plant in Poland

PRODUCERS: Bill Recall May Have Dark Side for SA Mining

PRODUCERS: Amplats Assures Market It Will Maintain Sales Volumes Despite Asset Sales

PRODUCERS: Anglo American Platinum Releases Interm 2014 Report

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Radical Hydrogen-Electric Car Hits the Road

PRODUCERS: Aquarius Platinum: Wage agreement reached at Kroondal

FUEL CELLS: Japan PM Says will Offer About $20,000 Subsidy for Fuel-Cell Cars

PRODUCERS: Amplats to Sell Strike-Hit South Africa Assets

PRODUCERS: Anglo American to Unveil Plan to Shed Platinum Mines, Cut 20,000 Jobs: Media

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Bosch: Electric Cars Will Soon Have Transmissions


PRODUCERS: Underground Collapse Cuts Zimplats’ Bimha Production by 50%

ZIMBABWE: Zim’s Minerals Revenue Dips as High Costs, Lack of Capital Bite

PRODUCERS: Stillwater Mining Company Reports Second Quarter 2014 Mined Production and Recycling Results

PRODUCERS: Anglo Platinum Meets Sales Contracts Even as Strike Cuts Output

PRODUCERS: Jury Still Out on the Platinum Strike's Impact on AMCU Membership


PRODUCERS: Production Delayed Due to Extended Induction: Lonmin

PRODUCERS: Anglo American Q2'14 Report

FUEL CELLS: After Hybrid Success, Toyota Gambles on Fuel Cell

AUTO SALES: European Car Sales Rise for Longest Stretch in Four Years

SOUTH AFRICA: Three-Day Week as Massive Strike Spills Over to Auto

PRODUCERS: RBPlat Concludes Wage Agreement with the NUM

JEWELLERY: 14ct Gold Hallmarking Climbs 60.1% in June


FUEL TECHNOLOGY: China: Beijing Scraps Purchase Tax on New Energy Vehicles

PRODUCERS: AMCU: Workers Returning to Mines


PRODUCERS: PTM Warns Metals Strike Could Impact WBJV Project

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: BMW Open to Sharing Battery Technology with Rivals

EMISSIONS: Rutgers Chemists Develop Technology to Produce Clean-Burning Hydrogen Fuel

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Linde First Company to Open Hydrogen Fueling Station Production Line

PRODUCERS: Wallbridge Provides Update on Broken Hammer Mine Production

MACROECONOMICS: China growth beats economists’ forecast as stimulus kicks in


PRODUCERS: SA Platinum Miners ‘Need to Regain Customer Trust’

EMISSIONS: China Requires 30% of State Cars Use Alternative Energy

AUTO SALES: U.S. Clean Diesel Car Sales Increase 25%

ZIMBABWE: Platinum Miners Seek Reduction Of Levy In Zimbabwe

PRODUCERS: North American Palladium Reports Fatality at Lac Des Iles Mine

PRODUCERS: PTM Reports Q3'14 Financial and Operating Results

PRODUCERS: Impala Platinum: NUM ‘Not Threatened’ at Marula Mine

PRODUCERS: Strike Action Weighs on Amplats Interim Results

AUTO SALES: China Auto Association Cuts Sales Forecast


SOUTH AFRICA: Reserve Bank Likely to Hold Rates in July, Reuters Poll Shows

PRODUCERS: Mines Face Profound Shift in Labour Relations

PRODUCERS: Emerging Junior Platfields in ‘Cash Crisis’

PRODUCERS: South Africa Platinum Output Falls Record 49% Due to Strike

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Bugatti Mulls Hybrid Follow-Up to Veyron Supercar, Report Says

PRODUCERS: South African Strike Won’t Affect Global Mining Performance

SOUTH AFRICA: Eskom secures R271.8bn of R300bn Needed for Expansion Programme


FUEL TECHNOLOGY: China to Exempt Electric Cars From 10% Purchase Tax

AUTO SALES: India's New-Car Sales Up 15% in June

PRODUCERS: South African Metalworkers Consider Offer to End Strike

AUTO SALES: Ford's Odell Says European Recovery Still Shaky

MACROECONOMICS: IMF Likely to Cut SA’s Growth Forecast


PRODUCERS: South Africa's NUMSA to Take Latest Offer to Striking Members

FUEL CELLS: Japan Carmakers Lead Fuel Cell Drive

METAL PRICES: Palladium at 13-Year High on Lingering Supply Concerns

ZIMBABWE: Platinum Miners Decry 15 Percent Export Levy

AUTO SALES: Russia Car Sales Seen Sliding 12 pct This Year


PRODUCERS: Implats Says Strike Over at its Marula Mine

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: UK: Formula E Series to Catapult Electric Technology

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Sussex Police to Test Electric and Fuel Cell Vehicles

ZIMBABWE: Meikles Postpones Platinum Mining Plans

AUTO SALES: German New Car Sales Bounce Back in July


PRODUCERS: Impala Platinum Says 2,000 Workers on Strike at Marula Mine

PRODUCERS: Duluth Metals Retains Barclays To Assist With Strategic Review

PRODUCERS: Wallbridge Views the Recent Duluth Metals Announcement as Positive

PRODUCERS: Sibanye Says Can Raise $1bn for Platinum Foray

AUTO SALES: Why Diesel Cars’ Demand is Falling?

AUTO SALES: China Auto Sales Rise 14% as Foreign Brands Target Small Cities

MACROECONOMICS: German Industrial Output Falls in Sign of Slower Growth


FUEL CELLS: Toyota to Supply Fuel Cell Vehicle Parts to Other Automakers

AUTO PRODUCTION: GM Halts South Africa Carmaking After Wage Talks Collapse

AUTO SALES: Brazil Car Dealers Slash Sales Outlook Despite Tax Breaks

PRODUCERS: Duluth Takes Reins of Flagship Minnesota Project

AUTO SALES: British Car Sales Post Best First Half of Year Since 2005

AUTO PRODUCTION: BMW Joins Audi in Mexico as German Carmakers Chase Growth


EMISSIONS: About 1/3 of Class 3-8 Trucks in US Equipped with Advanced Cleaner Diesel Engines


AUTO SALES: France, Spain and Italy Extend Car Sales Recovery in June

AUTO SALES: German New car Sales Fall 2 pct in June Due to Fewer Work Days

AUTO SALES: U.S. Sales Advance 1% on Chrysler, Nissan, Toyota Gains

ZIMBABWE: Zimbabwe Wants 2015 FDI to Double as Ownership Law Clarified

TECHNOLOGY: Irish Scientists Claim Discovery of ‘Revolutionary’ Material for ICT


PRODUCERS: Violent Start to NUMSA Strike

RAND: South African Rand Tumbles, Strike Hits Crucial Industries

AUTO SALES: Japan Posts First Auto Sales Gain After Tax Increase

MACROECONOMICS: China Manufacturing Expands at Fastest Pace This Year

PRODUCERS: More Trouble Brewing on Platinum Belt

PRODUCERS: South Africa's Amplats Says Reviewing Rustenburg Assets

AUTO SALES: Spanish Car Sales Rise 24% in June


FUEL TECHNOLOGY: China: Beijing Plans Big EV Charging Network

PRODUCERS: Anglo American Plans Platinum Mine Sales

FUEL CELLS: Toyota's Answer to Tesla is This $70,000 Fuel-Cell Car


AUTO SALES: Commercial Vehicle Registrations: +9.1% Over Five Months; +10.8% in May

RECYCLING: NovX21 to Build Quebec’s First PGM Recycling Plant at Thetford Mines

PRODUCERS: Platinum-Miner Turnout as High as 90% After Strike Ends

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Audi Plans Plug-in Hybrid Offensive

AUTO TECHNOLOGY: Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis on Ruthenium Catalyst in Two-Phase Systems: An Excellent Opportunity for the Control of Reaction Rate and Selectivity


FUEL CELLS: NREL and GM Announce Multi-Year R&D Partnership to Reduce Cost of Automotive Fuel Cells

METAL PRICES: Secretive Swiss Vaults May Hold Missing Link in Platinum Price Equation

PRODUCERS: Amplats Sees ‘Meaningful’ Post-Strike Output in 2 Weeks

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: China Reviews Rules to Help Tesla-Like Carmakers Sprout

AUTO PRODUCTION: Topsoe Takes First Steps to Establish Automotive Catalyst Production in Brazil


EMISSIONS: SwRI and USTA Researchers to Develop a Novel Catalyst for Low-Temperature SCR

FUEL CELLS: Toyota to Offer $69,000 Car After Musk Pans ‘Fool Cells’

FUEL CELLS: Toyota Will Sell FCV Fuel Cell Car in Europe Starting Next Year

MACROECONOMICS: U.S. Economy Shrank in First Quarter by Most in Five Years


EMISSIONS: Ferrari Plans 20% CO2 Cut By 2021

RECYCLING: BASF Recycling Drive in Face of Surging PGM Markets

AUTO SALES: In One Day, Ford Blitzes China With 88 Stores

AUTO SALES: Mini, Beloved By Chinese Women, Seeks a Few Good Men

PRODUCERS: Anglo American Sells Stake in Russian Projects to Eurasia Mining

PRODUCERS: Lonmin Signs Multi-Year Wage Agreement With AMCU

SUBSTITUTION: Asian Automakers Still Reluctant to Embrace Aluminum

PRODUCERS: Productivity Targets Absent From Wage Talks

PRODUCERS: Producers Reach Agreement With AMCU

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Government Survey Finds Drivers Still Wary of Electric Cars


MACROECONOMICS: World Bank Lowers India Growth Forecast to 5.5%; Cautions on Iraq

FUEL CELLS: Fuel Cell Car Subsidies Planned for Fiscal ’15

MACROECONOMICS: China Manufacturing Gauge Climbs in Sign of Pickup

MACROECONOMICS: Euro-Region Survey Shows Weakening as French Woes Intensify

PRODUCERS: Platinum Strikers May Report June 25 If Pay Deal Accepted

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: BMW, Nissan, Tesla Look to Create Global E-Vehicle Charging Standards

PRODUCERS: South Africa Platinum Strike 'Over'

PRODUCERS: Progress Towards Wage Settlement


SUBSTITUTION: Alcoa, Novelis Face New Competition as Aluminum Gains in Auto Segment

PRODUCERS: Tharisa Reports a 22.6% Increase in Revenue

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Tesla Expands Charging Network Across Europe

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Toyota Researches Solid-State Batteries as Mid-Term Option to Lithium-Air

PRODUCERS: Eurasia Moves to Acquire Amplats’ Stake in Russia-Focused JV

PRODUCERS: North American Nickel Starts Drilling at High-Grade Maniitsoq Target

ZIMBABWE: Zimbabwe's 'Flexible' View on Foreign Capital

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Audi Draws Up Plans for Range of Electric Cars, Report Says

RECYCLING: Stillwater to Boost Recycled PGM Output

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Opel Introduces New Diesel Engines for Meriva


AUTO PRODUCTION: Spring Closures Put Brakes on Car Production

PRODUCERS: Mining Companies Meet With AMCU Over New Demands


PRODUCERS: Lonmin Miners Still Have Unresolved Issues

AUTO PRODUCTION: Volvo to Suspend Russia Truckmaking on Economic Slowdown

POLITICS: Zuma Puts Mining Ills Top of National Agenda

MACROECONOMICS: Japan’s Exports Decline in May on Weak U.S., Asian Demand

PRODUCERS: Engagement With AMCU Continues

PRODUCERS: Leeuwkop Main Shaft Reaches 1,000 mbs


JEWELLERY: Chow Tai Fook Posts 34.8% Growth in FY2014 Revenues

PRODUCERS: Anglo May Sell $1.4 Billion Platinum Mines, Deutsche Bank Says

JEWELLERY: Jewellery Sales in China Down 12.1% in May

PRODUCERS: Tharisa Optimistic of Future as Ramp-Up Drives Revenue

PRODUCERS: Impala: Wage Talks With AMCU Continue

EMISSIONS: UNESCO Report: On-Highway Diesels Not A Major PM Contributor?

PRODUCERS: Platinum Majors Still in Limbo Over AMCU Wage Offer

PRODUCERS: No Confirmation on Platinum Wage Deal

AUTO SALES: Europe Car Sales Rise for Ninth Month as Recovery Helps Volume Brands

MACROECONOMICS: IMF Lowers Estimate of US Economic Growth in 2014 to 2 pct.

PRODUCERS: Wallbridge Delivers First Shipments of Ore from Broken Hammer

RECYCLING: Metallix buys precious metals recycling unit in North Carolina


EMISSIONS: Europe's Automakers Face New CO2 Emissions Headache

RECYCLING: NovX21 Plans to Fill PGM Supply Gap by Recycling Catalytic Converters

PRODUCERS: Malema Wants Inquiry into Affordability of AMCU Wage Demands

PRODUCERS: RBPlat Upbeat on Wage Deal With NUM


JEWELLERY: Chow Tai Fook Leads Jewellery Sales in China

MACROECONOMICS: Weak Monsoon Risks Raining on Modi Growth-Rebound Parade

PRODUCERS: Platinum, Palladium Deficits to Increase

PRODUCERS: AMCU Leader Says Wage Deal Imminent

MACROECONOMICS: China’s New Loans Top Estimates in Boost for Economy

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Tesla's Patents Are Open to All Automakers


PRODUCERS: AMCU Agrees to Take Offer to Employees

PRODUCERS: Platinum Group Metals Reports the Waterberg Resource Increases Significantly to 29 Million Ounces 4E-Platinum, Palladium, Rhodium and Gold

PRODUCERS: Wellgreen Platinum Announces C$6.0 Million Bought Deal

PRODUCERS: Anglo Disposal Looms ‘if Platinum Business is Not Restored’

PRODUCERS: Economist Forecasts Platinum Restructuring

PRODUCERS: Mine Strike Will Not Achieve its Goal - Sacci

AUTO TECHNOLOGY: Automakers' Use of Aluminum Will Climb Fivefold by 2020, Novelis Says

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Nissan to Roll Out Electric Van as it Stands by Zero-Emission Technology

PRODUCERS: Update on Wage Negotiations

AUTO PRODUCTION: Tesla Could Open Factory in Europe, CEO Musk Says

PRODUCERS: Stillwater Won't Accelerate Palladium and Platinum Mine Projects


MACROECONOMICS: World Bank Cuts Growth Outlook as Ukraine Crisis Weighs

PRODUCERS: Lonmin May Need Capital Injection to Survive Strike

PRODUCERS: Platinum Majors Have Mass Retrenchment Options – Lawyer

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: How Electric Vehicles Could Get Cleaner Without Doing a Thing

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Hyundai Sees Hydrogen SUV as Alternative Electric Vehicle

PRODUCERS: South African Stocks Hit Records But Platinum Shares Hit

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: PSA Peugeot Citroen Mulls Ending Mitsubishi EV Partnership, Keener on Hybrids

FUEL CELLS: Hyundai's Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Car Makes U.S. Debut


FUEL CELLS: Hydrogen Fuel Cell Toyota Entering Production this December

FUTURES: Palladium Rises to 3-Year High on South African Strike

AUTO SALES: Car Sales Move Up in May, After Falling for 2 Months, But Truckmakers in 19th Serial Dip

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Umicore Announces Investment in New Catalyst Facility in Poland

AUTO PRODUCTION: European Plant Capacity Usage Improves, But Breakeven Still Years Away

PRODUCERS: Likelihood of Huge Mining Job Losses rRising Inexorably

AUTO SALES: IHS: Average Age of Vehicles on the Road in US Steady at 11.4 Years; Scrappage Rate Declining

AUTO SALES: China Auto Sales Climb 13% Led by Foreign Carmakers

PRODUCERS: Metals Not Undersold, Says Platinum Miner

MACROECONOMICS: IMF Says It May Cut South African Growth Forecast to 2% or Less

AUTO SALES: Russia Car Sales Down 12% in May - AEB

PRODUCERS: Mining Minister Bows Out of Talks, Platinum Producers Mull Options


AUTO SALES: Japan Seeks to Squelch Its Tiny Cars

PRODUCERS: Inter-Governmental Technical Task Team Dissolved Without Outcome

MACROECONOMICS: Friday the 13th Augurs Ratings Risk on GDP: South Africa Credit

PRODUCERS: ANC Questions North West Platinum Strike

AUTO SALES: Spain Extends Car Subsidy Scheme for Sixth Time

PRODUCERS: Bapo ba Mogale Want Court Action Over Mining Strike

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: BMW Launches i8 Plug-in Hybrid as Tesla Shakes Up Green Supercar Segment

PROCESSING: Jubilee to Build Independent Chrome, PGM Processing Plant

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Have Hybrid Cars Hit Their Peak?

AUTO SALES: Why the 72-Month Auto Loan Isn't Causing Jitters - Yet

TECHNOLOGY: Tesla Boss Elon Musk Hints at Technology Giveaway

FUEL CELLS: Enzyme is Promising Alternative to Platinum Catalyst in Fuel Cell Anodes


FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Hydrogen Fuel Finally Graduating From Lab to City Streets

AUTO SALES: W. Europe Car Sales Rise Again but Recovery Will Be 'Bumpy'

AUTO SALES: New Passenger Vehicle Diesel Registrations in US Up 11.5%

PRODUCERS: Russian Consortium Invest $3 bn in Zimbabwe Platinum Mine

PRODUCERS: Platinum Producers, Union Said to Remain Divided in Talks

PRODUCERS: Anglo Says Platinum Pay Fight Inevitable on Productivity

DEMAND: Johnson Matthey Cautious on Profit Growth

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: US: Ford and Samsung Advance Hybrid Technologies

RAND: South African Rand Firms as ECB Rates Announcement Boosts Emerging Markets


PRODUCERS: Platinum Workers Get Short-Changed, Report Finds

PRODUCERS: South African Union Rejects Gov't Proposal to End Platinum Strike: Newspaper

JEWELLERY: Platinum and Palladium Assaying Rebounds in May

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Hydrogen Fuel Finally Graduating From Lab to City Streets

MACROECONOMICS: Draghi Takes ECB Deposit Rate Negative in Historic Move

AUTO SALES: UK Car Sales Rise to 10-Year Monthly Record in May


PRODUCERS: Sibanye Eyes Platinum Opportunities as Sector Overdue for Consolidation

PRODUCERS: Employee Fatally Injured at Modikwa

PRODUCERS: Ramatlhodi Bid to End Strike Draws AMCU Praise

AUTO SALES: Sales Soar, Gains Galore as May Stars Align

AUTO SALES: Average Automotive Loan Term Reaches Record High of 66 Months

PRODUCERS: Bond Bears Wound Impala Over Lost Ounces

MACROECONOMICS: Euro-Region Recovery in Services Output Supports Job Creation

AUTO SALES: Large Cars, After Brief Comeback, Lose Traction

PRODUCERS: Latest Platinum Strike Talks 'Went Well' – Union

AUTO SALES: Italy's May Car Registrations Fall 3.8%


TECHNOLOGY: Osram Opens LED Plant in China

MACROECONOMICS: China HSBC Manufacturing Index Rises to Four-Month High

PRODUCERS: DMR Grants Ivanhoe Platreef Mining Right

AUTO SALES: Modi Spurs Mahindra Growth as India Vehicle Sales Rebound

AUTO SALES: New Car Registrations in Germany up 5.2% in May - KBA

FUEL CELLS: Japan Aiming to Become Forerunner in Fuel-Cell Cars

TECHNOLOGY: Northrop Grumman Introduces Two Compact Iridium Phosphide LNAs

PRODUCERS: Zimplats to Start Construction of New Shaft This Year

PRODUCERS: Platinum Firms, AMCU Weigh 16% Wage Offer


MACROECONOMICS: India’s Sensex Climbs as Industrials Gain on Manufacturing Data

PRODUCERS: Labour Court Strikes AMCU’s Application from the Roll

AUTO SALES: Spain New Car Sales Rise 17% in May

PRODUCERS: Platinum Union, Producers Mull Proposal to End Strike

METAL PRICES: Fracking is Good for Platinum

AUTO SALES: Japan Auto Sales Drop Narrows as Minicars Buck Post-Tax Slump

PROCESSING: Implats Zimbabwe Unit Plans $100 Million Base-Metals Refinery

AUTO SALES: French Car Sales Rise 0.1% in May - CCFA

MACROECONOMICS: Europe Manufacturing Cools More Than Estimated as France Shrinks

RECYCLING: Global Clean Energy to Develop PGM Recovery Facility Through a Planned Acquisition

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Japan: Automakers start Nippon Charge Service

PRODUCERS: Wesizwe Has Not Ruled Out Purchase of Amplats, Lonmin, Implats Mines

MACROECONOMICS: China Manufacturing Gauge Rises to Five-Month High

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: South Korean Auto Makers Join Race for Diesel

AUTO PRODUCTION: A Flurry of Activity in Aluminum


AUTO SALES: UK: Car Output Surges 21.3% in April

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Japan Automakers Form Joint Venture to Advance Electric Charging Infrastructure: Nippon Charge Service

PRODUCERS: Stakeholders Weigh in on Future of SA’s Platinum Industry

AUTO SALES: Scary Statistic: China May Have 1 Billion Drivers

PRODUCERS: Labour Court Process: Update

PRODUCERS: Platinum Strikers Seek Cape Support

METAL PRICES: Platinum Finally Seen Rising as Producers' Metal Stocks Near End

JEWELLERY: Chow Sang Sang Raises Production Capacity in China


RAND: Rand Hits Fresh 3-Week Low Against US Dollar

AUTO SALES: GM to Start Exporting Cars from India in 2nd Half of Year

PRODUCERS: Implats Responds to AMCU Allegations

MACROECONOMICS: U.S. Economy Shrinks for First Time Since 2011

EMISSIONS: U.S. States Meld Zero-Emission Car Plans Amid Sales Push

PRODUCERS: South Africa Platinum Strike Talks Resume

MACROECONOMICS: Japan Retail Sales Fall at Record Pace After Tax Increase


EMISSIONS: Hyundai Leapfrogs Honda to Become Greenest Automaker in U.S., Scientists Say

AUTO SALES: Commercial Vehicle Registrations: +8.7% Over Four Months; +5.1% in April

PRODUCERS: Inter-Ministerial Team to Facilitate Mediation Between Producers and AMCU

PRODUCERS: Latest South African Mine Strike Talks Break Down

EMISSIONS: London’s Dirty Secret Pollutes Like Beijing Airpocalypse

PRODUCERS: Exploration Fee Adds to Burden of Zim Miners

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: BMW Sees China as Biggest Electric Car Market by 2019


PRODUCERS: Producers Remain Committed to a Negotiated Settlement

EMISSIONS: China to Scrap Millions of Cars to Improve Air Quality

MACROECONOMICS: South African Economy Contracts First Time Since 2009 Recession

MACROECONOMICS: Zimbabwe’s Economy Heads for Recession as Factories Shut

EXPORTS: Russian Palladium Flows to Switzerland Jump on Sanction Concerns

PROCESSING: $100 m Zimplats Refinery Refurbishment to Start in July

PRODUCERS: Mustang Files NI 43-101 PEA

PRODUCERS: 35 Union Workers at Stillwater Mine Accept Buyouts


FUEL PRICES: Demand for Diesel Cars Falls as Fuel Price Inches Up to Petrol


PRODUCERS: Secrecy Surrounds Talks Between AMCU and Producers

JEWELLERY: Platinum Jewellery Segment Pegged to Cross ₹2,500-cr Mark

AUTO SALES: Russian Car Sales will Fall Up to 20% in 2014, AvtoVAZ CEO Says

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Renault's EV Plans Hit by Weak Demand

PRODUCERS: Labour Court Mediation

PRODUCERS: Workers Flee to Safe Houses on South Africa's Strike-Hit Platinum Belt


PROCESSING: Zimplats to Process Matte at Selous Metal Refinery

MACROECONOMICS: China Manufacturing Gauge Rises in Sign of Stabilization

PRODUCERS: Lonmin Hit Hardest by Strike, Third Capital Raising Expected

MACROECONOMICS: German Economy Maintains Momentum as Services Growth Surges

MACROECONOMICS: French Recovery Fades as Manufacturing, Services Contract

IMPORTS: RBI Allows Private Agencies to Import Gold

JEWELLERY: Tiffany Sales, Profits Soar in “Excellent Start” to Year

PRODUCERS: Another Worker Killed in Platinum Belt Unrest


ETFs: Palladium ETF Holdings Hit Record Highs

FUEL CELLS: Toyota Moving Away from EVs in Favor of Hydrogen Fuel Cells

FUEL CELLS: Hyundai’s First Mass-Produced Tucson Fuel Cell Vehicles Arrive in Southern California; $499/Month, Including H2

PRODUCERS: AMCU, Producers Optimistic About Talks

PRODUCERS: Glencore Unlocks Greater Synergy as AGM Erases Xstrata from Name

FUEL CELLS: Navigant Forecasts Plug-In and Fuel Cell Vehicles to be 2.5% of All Vehicles in Use in 2035; Global Parc of >2B Vehicles

PRODUCERS: Chinese-Backed Wesizwe Says May Look at Other Platinum Assets

RESEARCH: Johnson Matthey and Bloomberg Announce "PGM Market Report" Agreement

PRODUCERS: Platinum Shortage Widens with Palladium on Tight Supplies

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Toyota Develops Chips for Hybrid Cars to Boost Fuel Efficiency


PRODUCERS: AMCU Needs to Act in its Members' Best Interests - Solidarity

PRODUCERS: Mine Strike Claims First Jobs Casualties

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Toyota Sells 100,000th Hybrid in UK

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: 6,853 PEVs Were Sold in China in Q1 2014

PRODUCERS: Platinum Houses, AMCU Battle in Labour Court

PRODUCERS: Lonmin Loses a Third of Annual Platinum Production as Strike Continues

PRODUCERS: Parties Agree to Mediation in Respect of Wage Dispute


FUEL TECHNOLOGY: JLR taps Schaeffler's Fuel-Saving Valve System, Sources Say

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Ruthenium Oxide Anchored Nanocarbon Graphene Foam Architecture Improves Performance of Supercapacitors

EMISSIONS: Japan: Automakers Join Forces on Low Emission Engines

PRODUCERS: Anglo Takes Axe to its Senior Staff

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: MIT Developing Platinum Replacement


POLITICS: NUMSA to Send its Own Party to 2016 Polls

PRODUCERS: South Africa Platinum Producer Lonmin Considers Court Action to End Strike

PRODUCERS: Atlatsa Delivers ‘Credible’ Q1 Showing Despite Safety Stoppages, Rainfall

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Carnage on China Roads Shows Dark Side of Electric Bikes

PROCESSING: Stillwater Mining Company and Johnson Matthey Agree to a Five-Year Platinum Group Metal Refining and Sales Agreement

PRODUCERS: Russia Plans Palladium Purchases From Norilsk, Interfax Says

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: California Energy Commission Awards >$6M for EV Charging, H2 Fueling and V2G

AUTO SALES Passenger Car Registrations: +7.4% Over Four Months; +4.6% in April

PRODUCERS: Striking Mineworkers Have Lost R5bn in Wages

JEWELLERY: 9ct Still Glowing as April Hallmarking Climbs 20%

PRODUCERS: Impala Platinum Q3 Platinum Production Fell 15 pct


PRODUCERS: South African Police Vow to Crack Down on Strike Intimidation

MACROECONOMICS: Euro Growth Diverges; Strong Germany Offsets France

PRODUCERS: SA Government Urges Calm in Marikana Area

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: China: Nissan Targets 20% of China's EV Market

PRODUCERS: Lonmin Says "Very Low" Number of Workers Showed Up for Work

PRODUCERS: Amplats CEO Justifies His Pay

PRODUCERS: Eastern Platinum Releases its Q1'14 Financial Statement

MACROECONOMICS: Japan’s Economy Accelerated in First Quarter


PRODUCERS: SA Police Deploy in Platinum Belt as Strike Breaks

METAL PRICES: Platinum Climbs as Tensions Rise in South Africa

PRODUCERS: Mining Production Down 4.7% as Platinum Strike Continues

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: US: 2015 e-Golf to be Volkswagen’s First EV

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Subaru Plans More U.S. Capacity, Unveils New Technology

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: China: Hangzhou Orders BYD EVs to Tackle Pollution

PRODUCERS: Wellgreen Platinum Announces Far West Zone PGM-Nickel-Copper Results and Field Program Summary

PRODUCERS: Some Return to Work, Others Strike

PRODUCERS: Platinum Producers Respond to AMCU Petition

PRODUCERS: Hundreds Block Roads in S.African Platinum Belt as Strike Breaks

JEWELLERY: Demand for Platinum Jewellery Booming in India

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Honda Launches Bottled Water Line to Promote Hydrogen-Powered FCX Clarity

PRODUCERS: Lonmin Continues Mine-Reopening Plan Amid Violent Attacks

PRODUCERS: Marchionne: Chrysler to Embrace Hybrids to Meet mpg Rules

PRODUCERS: Producers to Oppose AMCU Direct-Communication Court Application


PRODUCERS: Lonmin Profit Tumbles as Mining Strike Halts Production

PRODUCERS: More Return to Work at Strike-Hit Amplats, Says UASA

MACROECONOMICS: China Slowdown Deepens

FUEL CELLS: Seeing Future in Fuel Cells, Toyota Ends Tesla Deal

MACROECONOMICS: Faster India Inflation Before Election Result Adds Rate Pressure

AUTO SALES: Russia April Car Sales Drop as Weaker Ruble Hurts Demand

AUTO SALES: Consolidation Ahead for China's Auto Sector?


PRODUCERS: Lonmin Platinum's 2014 Interim Results

AUTO TECHNOLOGY: BMW Joint Venture to Triple Carbon Fiber Plant Capacity

PRODUCERS: Two Workers Killed at Lonmin Mine in South Africa

POLITICS: Zuma Pledges to Boost South African Economy as Support Dips

PRODUCERS: Lonmin Expects Mass Return at Strike-Hit SA Platinum Mines

PRODUCERS: Lonmin Platinum's Second Quarter 2014 Production Report

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Hyundai Aims High for Future with Eco-Friendly Cars


PRODUCERS: Lonmin Aims for May 14 Restart in Challenge to Platinum Strike

PRODUCERS: Eastern Platinum Planning to De-List from AIM

AUTO SALES: Domestic Car Sales Down 10.15% in April, Biggest Dip in a Year

FUEL CELLS: Michelin Moves Beyond Tires With Fuel Cell Investment

PRODUCERS: Striking South Africa Implats Miners to Vote on Wage Offer by SMS

PRODUCERS: Change Law to Allow for Secret Ballot, Says Amplats

RAND: Rand Steady at Strongest Levels of the Year

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: City of Hangzhou Orders 2,000 BYD Electric Buses and 1,000 Electric Taxis

AUTO SALES: China Car Sales Climb 13% as Restrictions Spur Demand

AUTO SALES: W. Europe Car Sales Headed for 4% Growth After Strong April


MACROECONOMICS: German Industrial Output Unexpectedly Falls as Growth Slows

POLITICS: South Africa’s ANC Set to Keep Strength as Votes Tallied

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Nissan's Next EVs: More Mainstream, Better Battery

EMISSIONS: UK: Emission Rule Change Hits Heavy Truck Sales

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Volvo Flybrid KERS Technology Could Save Up to 25% Fuel


PRODUCERS: Malema Calls on Platinum Miners to Intensify Strike

AUTO SALES: UK: Car Market Up 8.2% in April

POLITICS: South Africa Election: Polls Open


JEWELLERY: Platinum Jewellery Sales in India Witnessed 41% Growth in 2013-14

PRODUCERS: Platinum Wage Strike: Update

AUTO SALES: German Car Sales Fall for First Time in Five Months

PRODUCERS: Zuma Says AMCU Being Irresponsible

PROCESSING: Julibee Targeting Dikolong Tailings Production

FUEL CELLS: Hyundai Motor Chosen for Third Consecutive Year for European Commission Backed Hydrogen Fuel Cell Demonstrations

PRODUCERS: Implats Says Supplied Customers Until End-April

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: ICCT Study Details Differences in Fiscal Policies to Support Uptake of EVs Across 11 Major Markets

PRODUCERS: New MD for Nkwe As It Completes Funding With Chinese Investor


FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Toyota Joins California Hydrogen Push in Station Funding

EMISSIONS: EPA to Award Up to $9M for Diesel Emission Reduction; Targeting Cost-Effective Projects and Poor Air Quality Areas

AUTO SALES: Carmakers See Spring Thaw as U.S. Auto Sales Up 8 Percent in April

PRODUCERS: Two-Thirds of Striking Implats Miners Want to Return to Work

AUTO SALES: Auto Recovery Takes Firmer Hold in France

MACROECONOMICS: Euro-Area Manufacturing Growth Accelerates From Germany to Italy


EMISSIONS: Green Batteries’ Graphite Adds to China Pollution

PRODUCERS: Duluth Metals Highlights Twin Metal’s Nickel Position with 4.7 Billion Measured and Indicated Pounds and 4.2 Billion Inferred Pounds

MACROECONOMICS: Fed to Keep Trimming Stimulus as Economy Shakes Off Stall

MACROECONOMICS: Growth Freezes Up as U.S. Business Spending Slumps

PRODUCERS: Stillwater Mining Company Reports First Quarter 2014 Earnings

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Test Loopholes Take Gloss Off Europe's Cleaner Cars

PRODUCERS: North American Palladium Reports First Quarter 2014 Results

AUTO SALES: ASEAN Vehicle Sales Fall 15% in Q1

FUEL CELLS: Fuel-Cell Cars Receive Hydrogen-Station Boost From U.S.

MACROECONOMICS: Consumer Spending in U.S. Jumps by Most in Five Years

MACROECONOMICS: China April Manufacturing Data Add to Signs of Weakness

AUTO SALES: China: Weaker Economy Slows Car Demand

PRODUCERS: UDM Backs Amcu Strike

JEWELLERY: PGI Anticipates Platinum Jewelry Sales to Grow 5% in Key Markets

AUTO SALES: Japan’s Consumption Hangover Begins as Car Sales Decline

JEWELLERY: PGI ‘Retail Barometer’ Shows Platinum Growth Strong


METAL PRICES: Strike Will Hit Platinum Price in May

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: UK: BMW Welcomes ULEV Funding, i8 is Already Sold Out

EMISSIONS: UK’s Low Emission Future Gets a Boost From Government

PRODUCERS: Amplats Considers Shutting Down Mines

PRODUCERS: Industry Stocks Becalm Platinum Price as Strike Grinds On

FUEL CELLS: Upp Portable Fuel Cell - the Clean Energy Alternative for Powering USB Devices Receives Industry Certification

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Tesla Plans at Least 2 Battery Sites in U.S., Musk Says

PRODUCERS: Platinum Wage Strike: Update

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Dealers Say Italy's EV Incentives Are Flawed

PRODUCERS: Impala Platinum May Mechanise or Abandon Key Project

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Why Electric Cars Must Catch On

PRODUCERS: MMC Norilsk Nickel Announces Preliminary Consolidated Production Results for 1st Quarter 2014

PRODUCERS: Zimplats Releases First Quarterly Report of 2014

MACROECONOMICS: China Set to Overtake U.S. as Biggest Economy Using PPP Measure

PRODUCERS: Strike-Free Aquarius Platinum Delivers ‘Competent’ Q4 Performance


PRODUCERS: Anglo to Mechanise Mines

PRODUCERS: South African Platinum Strikers Reject Producers’ Latest Offer

MACROECONOMICS: China’s Provinces Fail to Meet Lower 2014 Growth Goals

AUTO SALES: Commercial Vehicle Registrations: +9.8% in First Quarter; +11.1% in March

PRODUCERS: Aquarius Platinum Releases Financial and Production Results to 31 March 2014

PRODUCERS: Strike Removes Up to 2,5m Ounces From Market

PRODUCERS: Sibanye Seen as Likely Buyer for Anglo's Ageing Platinum Mines

PRODUCERS: Amcu Warns Strike Can Last Until July

PRODUCERS: Norilsk Spared White House Sanctions

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: VW to Launch 10 Green Cars in China by 2018

JEWELLERY: Platinum Jewwellery Design Trends: Classic and Eternal Platinum Inspired by Luxury Archaeology

PRODUCERS: Wallbridge Updates Broken Hammer Construction and Sudbury Exploration

EMISSIONS: UK’s Low Emission Future Gets a Boost From Government

PRODUCERS: Recall Parliament Committee to End Platinum Crisis, DA Urges

RAND: Rand Remains Weaker Ahead of Key Data

FUEL CELLS: Ballard Reports First Quarter 2014 Results


AUTO SALES: China's 24 Million Car Market Spurs Trucking Investment


AUTO SALES: Sweden: Europe "Coming Back" Says Automotive Supplier Body Chief

AUTO SALES: U.S. Sales on Track to Rise 9% in April, Two Forecasts Show

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: UK: Peugeot Expects Boost From New Petrol Turbo Engines

PRODUCERS: Labour, Uncertainty Kills Platfields Deal

PRODUCERS: Producers Table Settlement Offer to AMCU

AUTO SALES: Brazil Car Sales Seen Down 5 Percent as Incentives End

EMISSIONS: China Takes On Pollution With Biggest Changes in 25 Years


PRODUCERS: Union: Stillwater Mining Lays Off 31 Workers

PRODUCERS: Anglo American plc Production Report for the First Quarter of 2014

IMPORTS: Swiss Platinum Imports from South Africa Slump in March

AUTO SALES: UK Car Production Returns to Growth, Boosted by Increased European Demand

JEWELLERY: Kama Jewellery Launches 'Fleur Collection'


PRODUCERS: Eurasia Mining's New Reserves Registered By Russian Government

PRODUCERS: Platinum Producer Pay Offer Leaves Gap With Union Demands

MACROECONOMICS: New Russian Outlook: 'Slower, Lower, Weaker'

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Hyundai Steps Up Green Car Programme

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: California Energy Commission Approves Plans to Invest Nearly $500m in Electricity R&D and Alternative Fuels

FUEL CELLS: Platinum Strike Highlighting Huge Potential Opportunity Loss for Economy

JEWELLERY: Jewellery Sales Down 3.9% in China in Q1

JEWELLERY: Lukfook’s Same-Store Sales Down 10% in Q4 of FY 2014

PRODUCERS: Toyota Shifts Gears to Lift Prius' Prospects in China


FUEL CELLS: Plug Power and Hyundai Hysco Sign Memorandum of Understanding to Form Fuel Cell Joint Venture in Asia

PRODUCERS: Stillwater Mining Company Q1'14 Production Report

PRODUCERS: Anglo American Platinum Settlement Offer to AMCU

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: China Minister Says Electric Vehicles Remain Strategic

JEWELLERY: China’s Gold, Silver and Jewellery Retail Sales Down 6.1% in March

EMISSIONS: India: Government Plans to Impose Extra 30% Environment Compensation on Diesel Vehicles

PRODUCERS: Implats Tables Settlement Offer to AMCU


FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Audi to Revive A3 Hatch in U.S. Only Available in Diesel

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Tata Shelves Plan to Introduce Diesel Variant of Nano

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Suzuki Develops Small Hybrid System

FUEL CELLS: Toyota on Track for 2015 Fuel Cell Car Launch

PRODUCERS: South African Union, Platinum Bosses in Fresh Talks to End Strike

PRODUCERS: Stillwater Mining Company Announces the Resignation of Kevin Shiell

AUTO PRODUCTION: China Hunts Down ‘Zombies’ in Effort to Fix Auto Policies

AUTO SALES: European Car Sales Rise 10% As Replacements Help Automakers

PRODUCERS: Royal Bafokeng Platinum Q1'2014 Review

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Nissan Offering Free Leaf Charges to Lift U.S. Battery Car Sales


PRODUCERS: Platinum Union Says Producers ‘Stuck’ in Pay Strike’s 12th Week

PRODUCERS: Aquarius Platinum Shares Rise 40% in a Week

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: BMW Lifts i3 Electric Car Production 43% on Higher Demand

JEWELLERY: PGI Taps Designer to Promote Platinum

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: UK Highways Agency Confirms Electric Car Wireless Charging Motorway

PROCESSING: BP to Build First Acetic Acid Plant Using SaaBre Not Cativa Process

PRODUCERS: Zimbabwe: Community Now Controls 10 Percent of Zimplats

MACROECONOMICS: China’s Growth Slows to Six-Quarter Low


TECHNOLOGY: SSDs' Lustre Bound to Fade Quickly

MACROECONOMICS: Russia's Bond Market is Achilles Heel As Showdown With West Escalates

PRODUCERS: AMCU Opens ‘Strike Fund’ for Members, Calls for Donations

PRODUCERS: Aquarius Platinum Unveils Hefty Discount on $225m Offer


JEWELLERY: Chow Tai Fook Records 22% Increase in Q4 Revenues

PRODUCERS: Royal Bafokeng Platinum: Successful Completion of Over-Subscribed Rights Offer

PRODUCERS: Anglo Seeks Buyer for Rustenburg Operations

METAL PRICES: Palladium Reaches 2.5yr High

PROCESSING: Jubilee Commissions Third ARC Furnace

PRODUCERS: Unki Mine Resumes Expansion

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Bentley to Highlight Hybrid Technology on a Mulsanne Concept

PRODUCERS: Duluth Metals Announces SEDAR Filing of Updated AMEC Resource Study on Twin Metals

AUTO SALES: Into Africa: Toyota Taps Last Emerging Market


PRODUCERS: South Africa Platinum-Mine Output Plunges Most in Two Years

AUTO SALES: Indian Car Sales Fall for Second Straight Year

AUTO SALES: European Car Market Rebound on Track, But Discounting Persists

AUTO SALES: China Auto Sales Rise 7.9% as Panic Purchases Spur Demand

PRODUCERS: Russia's Norilsk Nickel Gets Credit Lines for $750 Mln

AUTO SALES: Indonesia Set to Surpass Thailand as Biggest SE Asia Car Market


MACROECONOMICS: SA Economy Stagnating

PRODUCERS: S.Africa's NUM Union Says Regaining Members in Platinum Belt

PRODUCERS: South Africa's Platinum Strike will Hasten Restructuring

PRODUCERS: Exxaro Says Might Look at Amplats Assets

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Toyota Unveils New Generation of Fuel-Efficient Gasoline Engines

PRODUCERS: Pallinghurst Bringing in New Tech (Kell Process) to Boost Platinum Business


AUTO SALES: Russian Car Sales Flat in March - AEB

PRODUCERS: Tharisa Halves Capital Raising to R500m

MACROECONOMICS: South Africa’s Accommodative Rates Can’t Last, Marcus Says

METAL PRICES: Platinum Price Unmoved as South African Strikes Enter Week 11

FUEL CELLS: Plug Plots Path From Forklifts to Trucks for Fuel Cells


AUTO SALES: China Auto Sales Rise 9% as Curbs Spur Early Purchases

PRODUCERS: Mustang Announces Positive Results of Preliminary Economic Assessment

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Opel to Add EV As Soon As 2016, Report Says

MACROECONOMICS: IMF Says U.S. Drives Growth as Russia, Brazil Weaken

PRODUCERS: Aquarius Takes Gap in $225m Bond Repurchase


PRODUCERS: Divesting Platinum Division May Be an Option - Anglo American CEO

PRODUCERS: North American Palladium Announces Preliminary First Quarter Production Results and Improved Terms for Second Tranche of Offering

AUTO SALES: Electric Vehicles Losing their Popularity in India


PRODUCERS: South Africa’s PIC Says Platinum Producers Should Control Prices

PRODUCERS: New Miners' Union Plans Rustenburg March

AUTO SALES: New Car Sales Hit 10 Year High in March

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Average Fuel Economy of New U.S. Vehicles Rises to 25.4 mpg

FUEL CELLS: Iron, Carbon May Replace Platinum as PEM Fuel Cell Catalysts

AUTO SALES: Electric-Car Sales Surge In South Korea, Supported By Subsidies


FUEL CELLS: Partners Launch $51M Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicle and Infrastructure Project in Europe

PRODUCERS: Lonmin Declares Force Majeure

TECHNOLOGY: Consumer Demand for LED Lighting Rises as Demand for LED Backlight Falters

PRODUCERS: Lonmin Receives Memorandum from AMCU

AUTO SALES: Norway's Electric Car Market Boomed in March


FUEL TECHNOLOGY: UK Engineering Firm GKN Buys Williams F1 Team's Hybrid Unit

AUTO SALES: European Car Sales Recovery Gains Pace as German Deliveries Rise 5%

AUTO SALES: U.S. March Auto Sales Rise 6% as Spring Momentum Builds

AUTO SALES: China Considers More Electric-Car Incentives, Official Says

INVESTMENT: Investors Scoop Up New U.S. Platinum Coins as Gold Slumps

PRODUCERS: Miner Anglo American Without Platinum is an Option - CEO

TECHNOLOGY: Daimler to Acquire Evonik's Stake in Battery Cell Venture, Li-Tec

EMISSIONS: India Mulls Fuel Standards Lagging Brazil as Cities Choke

AUTO SALES: Italy March Car Sales Up 4.96 pct y/y - Ministry


AUTO SALES: Spanish Car Sales Rise for Seventh Consecutive Month

AUTO SALES: French Car Sales Rebound in March

AUTO SALES: Japan Auto Sales Rise for Seventh Month

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Berkeley Lab Study Finds Hybrids More Fuel Efficient in India, China Than in US

PRODUCERS: Atlatsa Gets Boost from Bokoni Mine, Amplats

RAND: S.Africa Rand Firms Against Dollar After Credit Growth Quickens


APPOINTMENT: Directorate Change at Lonmin Platinum

PRODUCERS: Amplats Declares Secret Force Majeure on Rustenburg Suppliers

FUEL CELLS: Fuel-Cell Boom Hampered by Need for Platinum, GE Says

PRODUCERS: Amplats Considers Shutting Down Mines

PRODUCERS: Impala Platinum May Mechanise or Abandon Key Project

PRODUCERS: Norilsk in Precious Metal Talks with China and Japan

PRODUCERS: Strike Depletes Only Half of Amplats’ Stockpiles

ZIMBABWE: Controversial MPRDA Amendment Approved by NCOP, Awaiting Zuma’s Signature

PRODUCERS: Mechanising Leeuwkop Bad News – UDM


PRODUCERS: Lonmin Asks Non-Strikers to Take Leave

AUTO SALES: UK: Vauxhall Dealer Group Chops Ampera Range Extender Price

EMISSIONS: Obama Says U.S.-EU Trade Talks are Moving Forward

PRODUCERS: Impending Pt Recovery to Spur Sedibelo Listing

AUTO TECHNOLOGY: Daimler Will Use 3-Cylinder Engines in Compact Hybrids

AUTO SALES: Japan: Japanese Automakers' Hybrid and EV 2013 Sales Mixed

PRODUCERS: Amplats Will Not Make Profit at Strike-Hit Rustenburg Mines This Year

ZIMBABWE: Sovereign wealth fund may be only Zim entity able to pay for stakes in mines


PRODUCERS: Lonmin Boss Sees No End to Strike

AUTO TECHNOLOGY: Top 10 Electric Cars by Range (April 2014)

PRODUCERS: Pallinghurst Resources Full-Year Profit Rises to $15 m

PRODUCERS: South Africa Mediator to Resume Talks with Striking Platinum Union

PRODUCERS: Ivanhoe Mines Releases Positive Independent Preliminary Economic Assessment of Its Platreef Platinum-Group Elements, Nickel, Copper and Gold Project in South Africa

PRODUCERS: Wesizwe Platinum to Funnel Mineral Output to China

PRODUCERS: AMCU to March on Implats HQ in Sandton


FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Sweden: Volvo Cars Testing Flybrid KERS Technology

JEWELLERY: China Jewellery Sales Dipped 0.8% in First Two Months of 2014

RECYCLING: Platinum Recycling to Reach US$9 Billion by 2018

FUEL TECHNOLOGY: Toyota and Honda Plan for Hydrogen Launch Next Year

AUTO SALES: China's Hangzhou Latest City to Restrict Car Sales

PRODUCERS: Pouroulis Platinum Firm Seeks JSE Listing

PRODUCERS: South Africa: EFF Statement of Solidarity and Support for the AMCU Strike

PRODUCERS: AMCU Strike Has Resulted in R10bn Revenue Lost Thus Far - Platinum Producers

PRODUCERS: South Africa: Platinum Strike Too Long for Workers


PRODUCERS: Zimbabwe Cuts Mining Start-Up Fees

ETFs: Absa Amasses 8,600 oz of Palladium Ahead of ETF Launch

PRODUCERS: Platinum Wage Talks Update

PRODUCERS: De Beers Expands Diamond Operations in India

ETFs: Platinum ETF Physical Holdings at Record High on S. Africa Strikes

PRODUCERS: RBPlat Kicks Off Next Capital-Raising Phase for Styldrift Mine

TECHNOLOGY: Daimler, Bosch Question Tesla's Go-It-Alone Plan for German EV Charging Network

AUTO SALES: Russia to Limit State Procurement of Imported Cars, Report Says

TECHNOLOGY: Electric Car Charging Corridor Opens in Central England

METAL PRICES: TOCOM Palladium Rises Over 2,600 Yen per Gram - Highest in Nearly 13 Years


PRODUCERS: Platinum Strike: Stockpiles Nearing Depletion, Costs Escalate

MEDICAL: New Iridium-Based Drug Raises Potential for Cancer Treatment Revolution

TECHNOLOGY: Mazda Working On Fuel Technology That Could Outperform Current Electric Vehicles

MACROECONOMICS: China Manufacturing Gauge Falls as Slowdown Deepens

MACROECONOMICS: Euro Area Survey Indexes Stay Close to Three-Year High


ETFs: Absa Capital to Launch South-Africa-Listed Palladium ETF

PRODUCERS: Mine Strike Hits the Micro and Macro in S.African Economy

PRODUCERS: Anglo American Platinum Reaches Wage Deal with Union

PRODUCERS: Norilsk Nickel Doesn't Expect Further Sanctions Against Russia


PRODUCERS: Exploration Drill Hole Intersects 48.6 Metres of High-Grade Platinum-Group Metals at Ivanhoe Mines' Ga-Madiba Target

ETFs: Standard Bank Set to List First South African Palladium ETF

RAND: South African Inflation Accelerates to 5.9% After Rand Dips

AUTO SALES: Japan Auto Demand to Slump 16% After Sales Tax Rises, JAMA Says

TECHNOLOGY: Arrival of First Hydrogen Buses Marks Milestone in Aberdeen Project

FUEL CELLS: Platinum Sector’s Panacea Finally Within Reach


PRODUCERS: RBPlat Kicks Off Next Capital-Raising Phase for Styldrift Mine

AUTO SALES: Toyota Halts Car Production in India Amid Labour Row

ETFs: Platinum ETF Physical Holdings at Record High on S. Africa Strikes


AUTO SALES: Europe Car Sales Up for Sixth Straight Month as Crisis-Hit States Recover

TECHNOLOGY: Kienbaum Study Forecasts 25% New Car Market Share for EVs in Germany in 2025

PRODUCERS: Amplats Rises to Highest in a Year as Best-Set for Strike

METAL PRICES: Area Near $1,470 May Act As 'Magnet' for Platinum Ahead of Options Expiry

AUTO SALES: Russia: New Car Sales May Fall 6.5% in 2014 – Minister

PRODUCERS: Wallbridge Announces Production Decision for Broken Hammer Project in Sudbury


EMISSIONS: Paris Car Ban Set to Start After Pollution Hits High

PRODUCERS: $100m Amplats’ Firepower for Platinum Metals Development


PRODUCERS: Wesizwe Platinum Mine Plans Moved Up to 2020

AUTO SALES: Europe's Price War Wages On, Top Executives Say

COINS: 2013-W Proof Platinum Eagle Sells Out


PROCESSING: Zimbabwe Seeks Help From China to Develop Platinum Refinery

PRODUCERS: Platinum Losses Eclipse 2012 Disruptions as Pay Strike Persists

MACROECONOMICS: China Data Show Economy Cooling

EMISSIONS: Audi on Slippery Slope to Better Economy and Emissions

PRODUCERS: Platinum Group Metals Files Waterberg Preliminary Economic Assessment

AUTO SALES: India's Automotive Sector Pauses, But for How Long?

PRODUCERS: Jubilee Abandons PLA Takeover Deal

TECHNOLOGY: French Billionaire Bollore to Expand Electric Car-Sharing Scheme to London


BULLION: 2014 Platinum Eagle Bullion Sales Open at 8,500 Ounce

ETPs: Ukraine Turmoil Drives ETP Flows Into Palladium

ETFs: Platinum ETF Physical Holdings at Record High on S. Africa Strikes

TECHNOLOGY: Hyundai Motor to Launch First Battery-Powered Electric Car in 2016

TECHNOLOGY: Despite the Doubters, the Used Electric Car Market is Shaping Up Well

TECHNOLOGY: 8-speed Transmission Can Cut Fuel Use Up to 6% vs 6-speed in New BMW


TECHNOLOGY: Toyota Chairman Says Hybrids Will Soon Have 20% Global Share

AUTO SALES: Western European 2014 Sales Forecast Revised Upward

AUTO SALES: Russian Auto Sales Down 2% in February - AEB

PRODUCERS: African Rainbow Minerals: Bid to Merge Local Platinum Assets

PRODUCERS: Platinum Talks Imperiled by Mines Lobby, S. Africa Mediator Says


AUTO SALES: Chinese Car Sales Jump 18% as Japan Brands Extend Rebound

AUTO SALES: Car sales in February rise 1.39% after duty cut, Auto Expo


INTEREST: One-of-a-Kind, First-Ever Platinum Portrait, Valued at JPY 50 Million (US$500,000)

AUTO SALES: Auto Companies Brush Off Impact from Platinum Mine Strike

PRICES: PGMs Get Yet Another Boost From South African Power Blackouts


TECHNOLOGY: Geneva Motor Show: Electric Cars No Longer the Exception?

TECHNOLOGY: Chinese Automaker BYD Gets Greenlight to Sell Electric Vehicles in Beijing and Shanghai

RAND: Rand Set for Further Losses This Year - Reuters Poll

BULLION: Platinum, Palladium Rally on SA and Russia Worries; Gold Flat

SUBSTITUTION: New Magnetic Material Could Boost Electronics

COINS: U.S. Mint to Resume Selling Platinum Coins

AUTO SALES: Toyota, PSA Benefit from Rising European Demand for Hybrids

TECHNOLOGY: Toyota Will Sell Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles Next Year for Around £58,000

AUTO SALES: UK Car Sales Rise 3% in February, SMMT Says


PRODUCERS: Amcu Plans 40 000-Strong Pretoria March

AUTO SALES: Crisis in Ukraine Threatens Russia as Market for Auto Sales Growth

PRODUCERS: CCMA-facilitated Mediation Adjourned

PRODUCERS: Update on Protected Strike Action - Lonmin Platinum

RECYCLING: Taiwan: Tetronics Plant Opens to Recover Platinum-Group Metals from Spent Catalysts and Electronic Waste


PRODUCERS: Producers’ Offer Remains on the Table

PRODUCERS: New Platinum Mining Union Formed

AUTO SALES: U.S. Auto Sales Flat, Incentives Could Hit Profit

PRODUCERS: RBP Taps Market for ZAR1.5 bn Styldrift Funds

AUTO SALES: Europe's Car Market Recovery Continues, France Lags

TECHNOLOGY: Tesla to Expand Supercharger Network Across Europe by End of 2014

PRODUCERS: Royal Bafokeng Platinum Releases 2013 Results


AUTO SALES: France, Spain February Car Sales Show Europe Recovery Uneven

AUTO SALES: Japan Domestic Auto Sales Rise in February

EMISSIONS: U.S. Plans New Caps on Sulfur in Gasoline to Cut Tailpipe Emissions, Smog

PRODUCERS: Stillwater Mining Company Reports Fourth Quarter and 2013 Results


AUTO SALES: India’s Automakers Prime for Post-Election Demand Rebound

PGM SALES: Hallmarking on High, Climbing 30.6% in January

FUEL CELLS: Fuel Cells Put in the Frame with Catalysts That Need Far Less Platinum

PRODUCERS: Wage Negotiations to Continue Next Week


TECHNOLOGY: Pricey Hydrogen Cars to Challenge Electric

FUEL CELLS: Toyota Tsusho Grows Fuel Cell Business

IMPORTS: Platinum Turns Hot in India, Imports Surge 140% in January

TECHNOLOGY: Tesla Plans Battery 'Gigafactory' for Electric Vehicles and Beyond

AUTO SALES: Beijing Auto-License Lottery Sees Few Electric-Car Takers

EMISSIONS: EU Tightens CO2 Cap for Cars, Fixing 2021 Limit in Deal with Germany

PRODUCERS: Duluth Metals Announces Increased Tonnage, Metal Content and an Upgraded Measured Classification in New Updated AMEC Resource Study on the Twin Metals Project


RAND: South Africa’s Rand Gains 3rd Day Before Economic Growth Data

AUTO SALES: SA’s Thriving Car Industry Ambition ‘Set to Crash’

PRODUCERS: Amplats Appoints Rand Refinery to Run Local Platinum Manufacturing Scheme

MACROECONOMICS: South Africa Economy Rebounds From Strikes to Expand 3.8%

TECHNOLOGY: BASF Targets EV Battery Market as Growth Area


TECHNOLOGY: Electric-Car Flops Spur BASF Investments in Batteries

AUTO SALES: Woes of Megacity Driving Signal Dawn of ‘Peak Car’ Era

PRODUCERS: Wesizwe Mulls Selling Stake in Platinum Group’s Maseve Mine

PRODUCERS: Northam's H1'2014 Results

BATTERIES: The Future of Battery Technology


TECHNOLOGY: Nissan Turns to Bhutan to Spur Electric Push After Denmark


PRODUCERS: What Happens When the ANC Loses its Grip?

PRODUCERS: Eskom Declares Power Emergency, Asks South Africa to Cut Use

TRADING: Rarest of Rare Iridium Gains as Growth Spurs Demand


PRODUCERS: Glyn Lewis calls time on Northam career

TECHNOLOGY: EV Awareness Growing, Says Renault EV Product Manager

DEMAND: Rarest of Rare Iridium Gains as Growth Spurs Demand

PRODUCERS: North American Palladium Announces Year End 2013 Results

EMISSIONS: UK Commercial Vehicle Production Hit by New Emission Laws


AUTO SALES: Study: Congested Cities to See Fewer Car Sales

PRODUCERS: Platinum Producers Clarify Position on the Wage Negotiations Process: Offer Remains on the Table

ZIMBABWE: Rand Drop Hits Zim Platinum Competitiveness

TECHNOLOGY: Dealers Order More Than 8,000 Diesel-Powered Ram 1500s in 3 Days

PRODUCERS: Stillwater Mining Company to Announce Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2013 Results

TECHNOLOGY: Three Lithium-Ion Giants Join To Build Better Electric-Car Battery


PRODUCERS: Strike-Hit Amplats Warns of Restructuring

AUTO SALES: European Auto Sales Rise for a Fifth Straight Month

TRADE: Platinum Gains at Gold’s Expense During 2013

PROCESSING: Zimbabwe Shortlists Two Companies for Planned Platinum Refinery

TECHNOLOGY: Catalytic Converter Industry ‘Dying’, Platinum Tax Possible Saviour - Naacam

RAND: Rand Fluctuates Near 3-Week High Before Inflation Data


AUTO SALES: Cars, Two-wheelers, Mobile Prices Set to Fall as Chidambaram Cuts Duty

AUTO SALES: Heavy Snow Slows Production at Japanese Automakers

COINS: Mandela Platinum Coin Seen Adding 8% to Global Demand

PRODUCERS: Amplats to Sue AMCU

MACROECONOMICS: Japan Growth Trails Forecasts as Sales-Tax Increase Looms


AUTO SALES: Electric Car Production Predicted to be Up 67% in 2014 - IHS

FUEL CELLS: New Hydrogen Fuel Stations to be Built on Isle of Wight

PRODUCERS: Anglo American Announces 6% Increase in Underlying Operating Profit to $6.6 Billion


PRODUCERS: NAP Reports Positive Production Ramp-up Progress

AUTO SALES: China January Auto Sales Miss Estimates as Economy Slows

JEWELLLERY: Four Reasons Why Platinum Rings Make a Great Buy

AUTO SALES: US: Rising Stockpiles, Drop in Showroom Traffic Spark Rise in Discounts

RAND: Rand Holds Above 11 Mark Against Dollar


RAND: Top Platinum Fund Sees Outflow As Metal's Rand Price Hits High

FUEL CELLS: Ricardo and Clean Air Power to Collaborate on Development of Dual Fuel Truck Engine

TECHNOLOGY: Scientists seek alternative to Iridium for Storage Devices

PRODUCERS: Glencore Grows Production Volumes in ‘Key Commodities’ in 2013

PRODUCERS: NUMSA Head Calls for Nationalisation of Mines

AUTO SALES: Toyota to Recall 1.9 Million Prius Hybrids

TECHNOLOGY: GM to Expand Opel Diesel-Engine Plant in Poland

AUTO SALES: Fuel Economy Competition Boosts Diesel Use in US pickups


PRODUCERS: Amplats 2013 Annual Report Published

TECHNOLOGY: Yet Another Electric-Car Condition: Now We Have 'Charger Fixation'

PRODUCERS: ‘Absolutely Unacceptable’ for SA to Continue Mining the Way It Is

PRODUCERS: Platinum Talks Resume on Thursday

AUTO SALES: Car Sales Fall in January, No Respite Seen - Industry Body

FUEL CELLS: Fuel Cell Pioneer Hires Banks For London IPO

EMISSIONS: Calif. ARB Releases GHG Scoping Plan Update

AUTO SALES: Rhodium Bust Ending as Car Sales Fuel Mine Deficit


AUTO SALES: Russian Car Sales Fall 6% in January - AEB

PRODUCERS: Around 3,000 NUMSA Members Downed Tools at Amplats on Monday, Demanding More Pay

PRODUCERS: S.African Platinum Firms to Meet Mediators Tuesday

TECHNOLOGY: Toyota: Hydrogen Cars Have Edge on Electric Cars

EMISSIONS: China Extends Electric-Car Subsidies to Fight Air Pollution

AUTO SALES: Japan is Roaring Back


AUTO SALES: Brazil Auto Sales Sink in Jan After Holiday Spree

PRODUCERS: Aquarius Platinum Releases H1'14 Results

INVESTMENT: Coronation Fund Managers: Platinum, Retailers Added After Falls


JEWELLERY (CHINA): UK Jeweller Eyes Retail Expansion in China

FUEL CELLS: Microsoft Developing PEM Fuel Cell for Server Farms

JEWELLERY (CHINA): Bridal Market Drives Jewellery Sales in Guangdong During the CNY Holidays

TECHNOLOGY: Computer Storage Industry Declines in 2013 Despite Robust Growth of Solid-State Drives

PRODUCERS: Discussions Between Platinum Producers and AMCU Adjourned

FUEL CELLS: Friedland of Ivanhoe Talking Up Fuel Cell Demand for Platinum

PRODUCERS: Trading Statement: Northam Platinum

PRODUCERS: De Beers' Diamond Production +12% for 2013

AUTO SALES: Umicore Upbeat on Outlook for Auto Catalysts, Batteries

AUTO SALES: Fuel-efficient Motoring Drives Solid Start to 2014 UK New Car Registrations


PRODUCERS: Lonmin Takes Stock, Highlights Focus on Improving Living Conditions

PRODUCERS: Still Serious Problems with Mining Bill

MACROECONOMICS: World Bank Cuts South Africa’s Economic Growth Forecast for 2014

AUTO SALES: Report: Every Shared Car Means 32 Lost Sales

AUTO SALES: IHS Automotive Forecasts Global Production of Plug-in Vehicles to Rise By 67% This Year

TECHNOLOGY: DENSO Launches GK3-7 Iridium Saver Spark Plug For Natural Gas Engines

AUTO SALES: Detroit 3 Automakers Have >100 Days' Inventory, Risk of Incentives and Price Cuts to Shift Stock

AUTO SALES: German Car Sales Rise 7% in January

PRODUCERS: Major Global Future Demand for South African Platinum

PRODUCERS: Mathunjwa Confirms Platinum Strikers Holding Firm to Wage Demands


PRODUCERS: DMR to Publish Charter Compliance by November

AUTO SALES: Automakers Stick to ’14 Outlook as Cold Trims U.S. Sales

PRODUCERS: Call Made for Reform of ‘Undemocratic’ Labour System to Stem Unrest

PRODUCERS: Miners Will Not Be Forced to Subsidise Manufacturers, Says Shabangu

PRODUCERS: Zim Fiscal Change Not "Conducive", Says Chidhakwa

JEWELLERY (CHINA): Beijing Caibai’s Jewellery Sales Exceed $41m During the First Two Days of the Chinese New Year Holidays


PRODUCERS: Norilsk Nickel Announces Preliminary Production Results for Q4'13

PRODUCERS: Zimplats Q4'13 Production Report

AUTO SALES: Japan's January Domestic Auto Sales Rise 28%

MACROECONOMICS: China Manufacturing Gauge Falls to Six-Month Low

PRODUCERS: Talks Between Platinum Producers and AMCU Continue

PRODUCERS: Stillwater Mining Suspends Ontario Platinum Mine Permitting

PRODUCERS: Amplats Publishes Year-End 2013 Results

AUTO SALES: French Car Registrations Were Barely Higher in January

PRODUCERS: Amplats Says It Sees Movement in Wage Talks by End of Week

AUTO SALES: January Sees Spanish Auto Sales Up 7.6 %

PRODUCERS: Battered Amplats Hoping for 2014 Revival

EMISSIONS LEGISLATION: Tighter Emission Laws to Benefit Platinum

FUEL CELLS: PowerCell Finalizes the Development of its 2nd Gen Fuel Cell Stack for Automotive and Stationary Applications


PRODUCERS: PGM Failures Could Impact ANC

PRODUCERS: AMCU Sticks to ZAR12,500 Demand

PRODUCERS: Help for Zimbabwe's Benefication Push

RAND: South Africa’s Gordhan Says Rand Undervalued After Sell-Off

FUEL CELLS: Sprint, FedEx Invigorate Hydrogen Fuel Cell Tests

PRODUCERS: Jubilee and Platinum Australia Tie-up at Risk

AUTO SALES: Honda Warns on Emerging Markets While Aiming for Record Sales

AUTO SALES: Mexico Surpassing Japan as No. 2 Auto Exporter to U.S.

AUTO SALES: Mexico Surpassing Japan as No. 2 Auto Exporter to U.S.

MACROECONOMICS: U.S. Consumer Spending Propelled Fourth-Quarter Growth


APPOINTMENT: Robert MacLeod to Succeed Neil Carson as Chief Executive of Johnson Matthey

AUTO SALES: Japan Auto Demand to Fall 9.8% in 2014

MACROECONOMICS: China Manufacturing Index Shows Contraction

AUTO SALES: UK Government and Automakers Join to Promote ULEVs

PRODUCERS: Lonmin Platinum's Q1'14 Production Report

PRODUCERS: Aquarius Platinum to Dispose of Non-Core Assets

PRODUCERS: AMCU Union Rejects Platinum Wage Offer

PRODUCERS: NUMSA to Strike at Amplats Smelters

EXPLORATION: Wellgreen Platinum Announces Additional PGM-Ni-Cu Results from East Zone

RESULTS: Johnson Matthey Today Reported its Third Quarter Interim Management Statement


TECHNOLOGY: BMW Taking It Steady with 'i' Series Electric Vehicles

ETFs: Absa Pushes Palladium ETF Back Further Pending Internal Processes

MACROECONOMICS: South Africa Raises Interest Rates

TECHNOLOGY: New Ceramic Hollow Fiber Substrate for Catalytic Converters Cuts Fuel Consumption, Size and Manufacturing Costs

TECHNOLOGY: Molybdenum Could Replace Pt as Process Catalyst for Making Hydrogen

PRODUCERS: Anglo American Platinum's Production Q4'13 Report

PRODUCERS: NAP Provides Update on Proposed Financing

PRODUCERS: Clashes Erupt at Amplats in North West South Africa

AUTO SALES: European Car Sales to End Six-Year Decline


FUEL CELLS: US Hybrid Executes Global Fuel Cell Technology Licensing Agreement with United Technologies

TECHNOLOGY: Johnson Matthey Finds Platinum-Deal End a Catalyst for Change

PRODUCERS: Transition Metals and Impala Make Pt Discovery at Sunday Lake

PRODUCERS: Aquarius Platinum Limited's Q2'14 Report

PRODUCERS: Platinum Producers Bet on Eight-Week Stockpile to Beat Strike

AUTO SALES: Toyota to Curb Japan Output in April as Tax Hike Kicks In

INVESTMENT: Platinum Platypus to Continue in 2014


PRODUCERS: South African Platinum Strike Talks Resume as Rand Slides

PRODUCERS: Norilsk Nickel and BASF Enter PGM Supply Contract

TECHNOLOGY: NEG Launches LCD Substrate Glass Project in Xiamen Torch High-Tech Zone

ETFs: No. 1 Platinum ETF Sees Biggest Weekly Outflow Since Launch

PRODUCERS: Miner dies at Zimbabwe platinum operation

MINING: Miner implementing technology derived from computer gaming

JEWELLERY: Platinum jewellery promotion in China

AUTO PRODUCTION: Chinese automakers surge after government cuts purchase tax

PRODUCERS: Stillwater Mine workers to reconsider contract Monday night

PRODUCERS: Fatality at Mimosa

MINING: September sees decline in local mining production, South Africa

JEWELLERY: India, Japan platinum demand to be strong in 2017 - PGI

INVESTMENT: Hedge funds up bullish platinum, palladium bets near record

HYDROGEN: Toyota getting serious about lower hydrogen power costs