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Can Malaysia Achieve Emissions Cut Target with EEVs?

Can Malaysia Achieve Emissions Cut Target by 2030 with EEV Energy Efficient Vehicle

Personal vehicle ownership — cars account for about 59% of the overall CO2 emission from transportation. Malaysia wants all new vehicles entering the domestic market to be energy-efficient vehicles (EEVs) by 2025. According to the Malaysian Automotive Institute (MAI), this would ensure lower fossil fuel consumption and consequently lower carbon emission, the Sun Daily reported. For perspective, the EEV penetration in

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How Malaysia can learn from Taiwan’s Electric Bike Push

Just weeks after Malaysians pushed back against a ministerial proposal to ban motorcycles from entering capital city Kuala Lumpur in the name of reducing carbon emissions, the latest news from Taiwan’s green vehicle segment may show a better way forward. On Feb 7, 2017, China Post reported that sales of electric bikes hit 20,000 units in 2016, citing the latest statistics from

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Malaysia’s Electric Scooter Startup Eclimo Electrifies Local EV Scene

This week, a ministerial proposal to ban motorcycles from Kuala Lumpur in effort to reduce carbon emission has prompted criticism from Malaysians. Flying below the radar of the discourse, however, is a homegrown manufacturer of a greener alternative that has been steadily growing. Enter Eclimo, the Penang-based electric vehicle maker that will celebrate its ninth year of operations by June

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The New Klang Valley MRT SBK Line Reached 1 Million Ridership in 27 days


27 days after its launch of Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) Phase 1 line from Sungai Buloh to Semantan (SBK Line), Mass Transit Operator Rapid Rail Sdn Bhd (a subsidiary of Prasarana Malaysia) celebrated its landmark one millionth ridership 2 days ago. Launched by Prime Minister Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib Tun Abdul Razak on December 15, the first phase of the SBK Line

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