Vietnam Puts a Stop to New Ride-Sharing Licences

June 20, 2017

The transport ministry has requested that no more new vehicles be licensed to add to the existing fleets of ride-sharing service providers, putting a stop to the number of cars able to join the pilot program, according to Tuoitrenews.   Pilot Program getting Disruptive MoT asked the local Department of Transport to stop allowing more cars to [Read more...]

Tax Boost for Sustainable Mobility in the Philippines

June 19, 2017

EV Tax Exemption The Philippines is proposing new excise tax law that would exempt electric vehicles (EVs) from excise duty. The proposed exemptions are part of the House Bill 5636, which the House of Representatives passed on May 31, and the Senate Bill 1408 currently under consideration. The proposed law also exempts hybrid vehicles so long as [Read more...]

Volvo Trials Autonomous Self-driving Garbage Truck

June 16, 2017

In the latest research and development in self-driving vehicles, Volvo Group, together with Swedish waste and recycling specialists Renova, is testing a pioneering autonomous refuse truck that has the potential to be used across the urban environment.   Driver & Truck Volvo Group’s autonomous refuse truck is designed to make the [Read more...]