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Malaysian Bike Taxi Dego Ride-hailing Set to Return

August 14, 2017

Motorcycle taxi service Dego Ride is set to hit the roads again six months after the federal government imposed a ban on its services over safety concerns. Read Bike Taxi Dego Ride Ban marks need to Regulate Ride-Sharing In a Facebook post over the weekend, founder Nabil Feisal Bamadhaj expressed gratitude to deputy transport minister Dato’ [Read more...]

Vietnam’s Five Year Plan Towards Sustainable Mobility

June 30, 2017

Vietnam has a problem. Between now and 2050, its economy may see the strongest growth globally, according to a February 2017 forecast by PricewaterhouseCoopers. But that may also see its air pollution crisis worsening further.   Urbanisation Challenges Vietnam counts two cities ranked in the top 20 of Numbeo’s 2017 Pollution Index. Its [Read more...]

Electric Taxis coming to Langkawi

June 14, 2017

Going Green Langkawi, a popular tourist destination off Malaysia’s northwest coast, is set to welcome a fleet of electric vehicles (EVs) as taxis on its roads with the first electric taxi expected to begin rolling by year-end. Sources familiar with the matter says the fleet is expected to number around 40 EVs, which will be operated by local [Read more...]

How Taiwan Is Pushing for Sustainable Urban Mobility

June 8, 2017

As the fifth largest economy in Asia, Taiwan is also among the continent’s biggest polluters — it is ranked 20th in terms of carbon emissions per capita in 2015 globally and third in Asia behind Brunei and the Republic of Korea. Thus Taiwan has committed to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 50% from the business-as-usual level by 2030 [Read more...]