2011/02/26 08:41 - During Zero Race, Team Trev drove 28,000km across 16 countries in 80 days of driving. The team drove from Geneva to Shanghai, from Vancouver to Cancun, and from Casablanca back to Geneva.
2011/02/21 11:50 - The first race around the world with has started its final leg in Casablanca, Morocco. The three electric cars had started on 16. August 2010, in Geneva, Switzerland. When the final part of the global circumnavigation is completed in Geneva, on 24 February, 2011, the teams will establish a new world record for the fastest world circumnavigation in electric cars, and a major milestone in the history of electric vehicles. If that comes true, Jules Verne's dream of travelling around the world in 80 days would have come true again - via a more ecologically sustainable way.
2010/11/12 09:46 - The first ever Zero Emissions Race is rolling into Vancouver on November 12th - the first stop on the North American leg of this incredible international journey and the only Canadian stop on the tour. Started on August 16th, 2010 in Geneva, Switzerland, racers have, so far, covered 16,000 km. Participants have been driving 100% electric vehicles running on renewable energies up to 500km a day since the race began - with a goal of completing their around the world journey in just 80 days of driving.
2010/10/05 15:04 - The Zero Emissions Race has successfully arrived in Shanghai, China, after 46 days on the road and 16783 kms of driving across Switzerland, Germany, Belgium, Austria, Hungary, Ukraine, Russia, Kazakhstan and China. Out of the four teams that started the race on August 16th in Geneva, Switzerland with their 100 % electric vehicles, three have made it to Shanghai successfully on time, and according to original schedule. This accomplishment represents a major milestone in the history of electric vehicles. The Zero Race just helped prove the efficiency and reliability of electric mobility, even when driving across continents, in deserts and mountains and through variable road and weather conditions.
2010/10/05 13:47 - The two seat renewable energy vehicle (T.R.E.V.) Trev has arrived in Shanghai, and has therefore completed the first of the three major legs of Zero Race. The team has now driven about 16,000km on the journey since departing Geneva on August 16th.
2010/09/13 17:45 - The ZERO Race has travelled 28 days and 9500 km since its departure on August 16 in Geneva, Switzerland. This marks the completion of a third of the entire journey of an 80-day journey around the world with 100% electric vehicles. The aim of the race is to show that zero emission vehicles running on renewable energies are technologies for the future that are ready, and reliable already today. With shrinking resources and the impacts of global climate change, the ZERO Race strives to present the solutions for a better and greener future. Four participating teams from Australia, South Korea, Germany and Switzerland are taking part in the challenge during this inaugural event.
2010/07/28 13:40 - The ZERO Race is an 80-day race around the world with 100% electric cars running on 100% renewable energies, starting on 16 August in Geneva, Switzerland. The ZERO Race is a modern adventure, propelled by clean energies and trend-setting technology organised by Swiss solar pioneer Louis Palmer.
2010/04/28 10:00 - South Korea's Samsung SDI Co Ltd (SEO:006400) on Tuesday reported a 72 per cent hike in first quarter operating profit to 64.6 billion won, compared with a 37.5 billion profit a year earlier. This is largely due to its solid performance across all businesses, including rechargeable battery and plasma-display-panel segments.
2010/04/23 10:00 - South Korea's Hynix Semiconductor Inc. (SEO:000660), the world's No. 2 memory chipmaker, posted the highest first quarter earnings in its history with a 2.82 trillion won registered sales. The company posted a 799.1 billion won operating profit on a consolidated basis, compared to an operating loss of 514.6 billion won a year earlier, thanks to strong chip prices.
2010/03/29 13:30 - Friday Wall Street ended flat, giving up its early gains after the news about the sinking of a South Korean naval ship raised fears of tension between North and South Korea. Today Asian markets could be helped by the euro-zone bailout for Greece and the news that South Korea has ruled out North Korea involvement in the navy vessel sinking. Friday Asian markets rallied with Japan's Nikkei hit its 18 months closing high. The Nikkei climbed 1.6 per cent due to relief over sovereign-debt problems in Greece. Both Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index and China's Shanghai Composite added 1.3 per cent.
2010/03/24 13:30 - Wall Street's rallies overnight provided a positive lead to Asian markets on Wednesday. Dow and S&P 500 Tuesday surged to 18-month highs led by blue-chip industrial stocks. Nasdaq was also buoyed by signs of improved semiconductor market. Asian markets closed mixed on Tuesday. Energy shares in the region rose after the price of crude oil rebounded above US$81 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Japan's Nikkei 225 fell nearly 0.5 per cent due to stronger yen against euro. China's Shanghai Composite lost 0.7 per cent. But South Korea's Kospi gained 0.6 per cent. Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index advanced 0.3 per cent.
2010/03/23 13:30 - Overnight the Wall Street was stronger after the bill overhauling the US healthcare system was passed. Asian stock markets were mostly lower on Monday as Reserve Bank of India unexpectedly increased the official interest rate by 25 basis points. The Indian central bank's move has raised fears of an earlier-than-expected rate hike in China. Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index fell 2.05 per cent and South Korea's Kospi was down 0.8 per cent. But Shanghai composite edged 0.2 per cent higher. Japanese markets, which were closed for public holiday yesterday, resume trading on Tuesday.
2010/02/26 13:30 - Most Asian markets ended lower yesterday on fears of a possible downgrade of Greek debt. Japan's Nikkei lost 1.0 per cent while a rising yen weighed on exporters. Taiwan market fell 1.4 per cent and South Korean's Kospi declined 1.6 per cent. But China's Shanghai Composite rose 1.3 per cent, as investors were expecting an annual parliament session in March may reaffirm China's relatively loose monetary policy.
2010/01/07 13:30 - US markets closed flat overnight after a report of private-sector job losses and Federal Reserve minutes showing concern about weakness in the labour market. Asian stocks ended mostly higher Wednesday as investors were still in an upbeat mood, but China's Shanghai Composite index was 0.9 per cent lower due to worries over inflation and a possible fund raising by Bank of China.
2009/12/18 10:30 - The Australian share market lost much of its early gains after NAB's surprise bid for the local and New Zealand assets of AXA Asia Pacific Holdings. Woodside's capital raising also gave the market a pullback. At the close, the local market was slightly higher. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index closed up 8.4 points, or 0.18 per cent, at 4670.3 points, while the broader All Ordinaries index gained 13.5 points, or 0.29 per cent, to 4689.6 points.
2009/09/23 16:03 - The world leader commercialising DSC (dye solar cell) technology and products, Queanbeyan headquartered Dyesol Limited (ASX:DYE)(PINK:DYSOF) has won the ACT Chief Minister's 2009 Export Award for the Small to Medium Manufacturer's Category. Winners of the State and Territory Export Awards are automatically entered into the Australian National Export Awards.
2009/03/23 16:17 - Meadville Group (HKG:3313)(Chairman's statement) 2008 was a challenging year for the Group. During the first nine months of 2008, we saw global economy slowing down as impacted by the U.S. subprime issue and high inflation. Lehman Brothers' bankruptcy in September 2008 further led to global credit crunch which caused the already fragile global economy to a decline on an unprecedented scale.
2008/12/11 15:00 - EPCOS (FRA:EPC)(OTC:EPCYY), one of the world's leading manufacturers of electronic components, modules and systems, has signed an agreement with the Chinese company, Anhui Feida Industry Stock Co., Ltd. (Anhui Feida), to launch a joint venture under the name EPCOS (Anhui) Feida Electronics Co., Ltd. (EPCOS Feida).
2008/12/05 15:19 - Kontron AG (FRA:KBC)(PINK:KOTRF), world market leader in Embedded Computer Technology (ECT), announced today the opening of its new sales and technical support center, 'Kontron Technology Taiwan' (KTT), in Taipei, Taiwan. The center will cover the South East Asia region, including Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam and Taiwan itself. The center will strengthen Kontron's sales & marketing, technical support and professional service capabilities in the important markets for Kontron's high quality, leading edge and world class products.
2008/07/17 14:30 - Dyesol Ltd. (ASX:DYE) has entered into a EURO 600,000 (approximately AUD$1M) contract with Korean company Acrosol to supply a turnkey R&D laboratory and provide comprehensive training in Dye Solar Cell (DSC) development.
2007/07/11 10:51 - Dyesol Limited (ASX: DYE) - International Expansion Strategy - Mrs Sylvia Tulloch, MD; Dyesol Limited (ASX: DYE) present the following audio webcast regarding "International Expansion Strategy".
2006/08/02 14:41 - OMRON Corporation (TSE: 6645; US: OMRNY) today announced its new V750 reader platform, which will support global frequency bands for the United States (915MHz), Europe (867MHz) and Japan (953MHz). The V750 series, designed and manufactured by OMRON, will be newly introduced to the European and Japanese markets, while in the U.S. it represents an expansion to OMRON's current V740 EPC UHF reader product range.
2006/02/06 21:55 - Advanced technology developer, QRSciences (ASX: QRS), has taken a major step in an effort to build upon its core asset by acquiring an option to purchase 14 patent families linked to the emerging technology Quadrupole Resonance (QR).
2005/12/19 12:01 - Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (TSE: 7267) today announced its plan to begin mass production in 2007, of an independently developed thin film solar cell composed of non-silicon compound materials, which requires 50% less energy, and thus generate 50% less CO2, during production compared to a conventional solar cell. A mass production plant with annual capacity of 27.5 megawatts will be established at Honda's Kumamoto factory.