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Interview: Can Micro Mobility Sharing Work in Malaysia?

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Since my appointment as the Head of Expansion and Partnership for Anywheel in 2019, I’ve been engaging the local authorities in Malaysia and Thailand to explore opportunities to provide shared services for bicycles and electric scooters in selected areas in the tier-1 and tier-2 cities. After 2 successful city launch in Penang, Malaysia and Chiang Mai, Thailand.  I had the

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Thailand to host Asia Pacific Electric Vehicle Summit 2018

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Asia’s Key Electric Vehicle Makers, Battery and Infrastructure Majors to attend Battery, EV & Storage APAC CMT’s Battery, EV & Storage APAC Summit on 25-26 April, 2018 in Bangkok maps Asia’s electric vehicle market namely — lithium-ion batteries production, charging station infrastructure readiness and energy storage systems. BANGKOK, March 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Spurred on by China and Japan, Southeast Asia

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Vietnam hosts the fourth edition of Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Summit

Vietnam hosts the fourth edition of Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Summit sustainable urban mobility

Renewable Energy Vietnam 2018 to re-launch with over 60% booths reserved HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam, March 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — To be launched from 12 to 14 September 2018, Vietnam’s International Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Exhibition (RE & EE Vietnam) returns to Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Amongst the emerging markets in the

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Electric Vehicles to Dominate in Philippines’ Jeepney Modernization

Electric Vehicles to Dominate in Philippines’ Jeepney Modernization sustainable urban public transport

The Philippines’ long-awaited Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program has gotten underway in earnest, with the effort being primarily directed toward replacing the country’s iconic — but environmentally unfriendly and hair-raisingly unsafe — jeepneys with greener and safer alternatives. The jeepney modernization will see the mainstay of the Philippines’ public transportation network replaced with a largely electric vehicle fleet, and is

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Kuala Lumpur Bicycle Lanes: What’s Next?

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The new Kuala Lumpur bicycle lanes has been in the spotlight for the wrong reasons over the past month. Amid the furore, it’s easy to miss the larger picture: Kuala Lumpur is simply keeping up with a global trend. The bicycle lanes was a step in the right direction. Cities around the world, including those closer to home like Chiang Mai, Kota Kinabalu and Penang, have been building

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EVAP to Provide EV Solutions to DOTr Jeepney Modernization Program

EVAP to Provide EV Solutions to DOTr Jeepney Modernization Program electric jeepney sustainable urban mobility

The Modern Jeepney powertrain will be equipped with either a new Euro 4 Compliant engine or an Electric Motor. The Filipino’s dream to have an eco-friendly transport is still alive. The Public Utility Vehicle (PUV) Modernization Program of the Department of Transportation mandates that the modern PUV must have either a brand new Euro 4 compliant diesel engine or an

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Autonomous Vehicle Startup REKA Expands Beyond Malaysia with Foreign Partnership

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Malaysian self-driving car start-up, REKA, is gaining international recognition. It is teaming up with Singaporean autonomous vehicle (AV) players to pursue commercial application of its AV technology. It is big step up for Malaysia’s first homegrown self-driving technology, which REKA says had seen a successful test drive from Melaka to Kuala Lumpur without a human driver. Particularly, setting foot into the Singaporean

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Philippine’s Electric Vehicle Industry Upbeat for 2018

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After a banner year for the Electric Vehicle Association of the Philippines in 2017 where it successfully hosted the very first ASEAN EV Summit, the year 2018 looks very bright for the domestic EV industry. EVAP President Rommel Juan said that the ASEAN EV Summit attracted various international players and organizations in the region, resulting in the organization of the

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Malaysia MRT Corp Taps Rail Veteran Zohari For MRT3 Execution

Malaysia MRT Corp Taps Rail Veteran Zohari For MRT3 Execution Circle Line Klang Valley mass transit public transport urban mobility

Malaysia’s MRT Corp has tapped rail veteran Dato Ir. Zohari Sulaiman to oversee the third.  MRT line project, its first to be implemented without a project delivery partner (PDP). Zohari, a seasoned industry man with over 36 years’ worth of experience, has been appointed project director for the MRT Circle Line, also known as MRT3. He departs from Prasarana Malaysia

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Rapid Rail Rolls Out First ‘Married’ 4-Car Train Set

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KUALA LUMPUR, 29 December — In another landmark achievement in Malaysia’s urban rail, Rapid Rail Sdn Bhd – a subsidiary of Prasarana Malaysia Berhad (Prasarana) – has rolled out its first newly ‘married’ four-car train set, which was assembled from its previous two-car sets under the company’s Mid-Life Refurbishment (MLR) Project. After completing 2,000 kilometres of testing and commissioning for

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