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Asia’s First Regulatory and PPP-driven EV Summit comes to Singapore

Asia’s First Regulatory and PPP-driven EV Summit comes to Singapore electric vehicle sustainable urban mobility

Leveraging Public-Private Partnership and Next-generation charging infrastructure to accelerate E-Mobility Electro-mobility is dominating executive agendas. Governments in Southeast Asia see it as a cleaner and more efficient way to roll out public and private transportation so are investing time and money in next generation charging infrastructure and leveraging public-private partnerships for vehicle OEMs and technology providers. To aid strategic conversations,

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Pony.ai Launches Autonomous Vehicle Ride Sharing Fleet in China

Pony.ai Launches Autonomous Vehicle Ride Sharing Fleet in China Guangzhou

Announces Strategic Partnership with Guangzhou Automobile Group (GAC Group) Earlier last month, Pony.ai held a special event in China during which it launched its autonomous ride-sharing fleet, becoming the first company to offer self-driving car rides on city roads to the general public in China. Event attendees were able to experience Pony.ai’s fully self-driving cars on a 2.8km route (roughly

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Personal E-Mobility Maker Yadea Named Regional Supporter Of 2018 FIFA World Cup for Asia

Personal E-Mobility Maker Yadea Named Regional Supporter Of 2018 FIFA World Cup for Asia EV electric scooter bicycle scooter sustainable urban mobility

  SHANGHAI, Feb. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Yadea, a market leader in the production of electric-powered motorcycles, bicycles and scooters, has been named a Regional Supporter of the 2018 FIFA World Cup™. As a Regional Supporter for Asia, Yadea will receive a range of rights, including LED board exposure during the event, access to tickets and brand association rights for its

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Dark Horses in the Autonomous Vehicles Race: China

Dark Horses In The Autonomous Vehicles Race China Haylion AMI Baidu Apollo urban mobility public transport shuttle bus

China, arguably the world’s largest economy, now officially has its first trial site for self-driving buses. Last month, the Shenzhen Bus Group — the public bus operator of Shenzhen city — began testing four self-driving buses on a 1.2km loop. South China Morning Post reported that the software and sensors for the buses are made by Haylion Technologies, a subsidiary

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MoU Signed between ofo and Pune Municipal Corporation

MoU Signed between ofo and Pune Municipal Corporation bike sharing sustainable urban mobility city wide cycling bike track path network

ofo helps Pune put its cycle plan into motion Thursday, January 4, 2018 3:07PM IST (9:37AM GMT) ofo, the world’s first and largest station-free app based bike-sharing platform, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) to support the Pune Cycle Plan – a comprehensive bicycle master plan for integrated city-wide cycle tracks across Pune.

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Is Malaysia’s Public Transport System Really Among World’s Worst?

Malaysia public transport urban mobility sustainable cities index ranking arcadis

Last month, Kuala Lumpur came in at 95th from 100 cities globally in the Arcadis Sustainable Cities Mobility Index with an overall score of 31%. But is Kualà Lumpur’s public transport really that bad? The short answer is no. In a nutshell, the evaluation did not capture the full picture of the city’s fast-developing public transportation network. The Assessment Arcadis said Kuala Lumpur scored

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The Fifth International Railway Summit will be Held in Kuala Lumpur

The Fifth International Railway Summit will be Held in Kuala Lumpur hosted by UIC Huawei public transport rail transit sustainable urban mobility

hosted in association with UIC and Huawei [Shenzhen, China, 23 October 2017] The 5th International Railway Summit will be hosted in association with the International Union of Railways (UIC) and Huawei Technologies, the global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider. The summit, a comprehensive networking event for the railway industry, is organised by IRITS Events and will take place

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Taiwan to Launch Kaohsiung Strategies for Urban Mobility

Taiwan to Launch Kaohsiung Strategies for sustainable Urban Mobility electric vehicle scooter bike sharing autonomous vehicle

Taiwan’s second largest city, Kaohsiung, is set to launch the Kaohsiung Strategies for the Future of Urban Mobility as it hosts the EcoMobility World Festival 2017 next month. The Kaohsiung Strategies is slated for launch on October 4th during the month-long festival. Among others, the 12-point framework pledges to prioritise liveability and seamless connectivity in urban planning so as to

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Sumitomo Partners Gogoro to Launch New GoShare Electric Scooter Sharing Service in Japan

Sumitomo Partners Gogoro to Launch New GoShare Electric Scooter Sharing Service in Japan Smartscooter sustainable personal urban mobility electric vehicle

TOKYO, Sept. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Sumitomo Corporation and Gogoro®, today announced a joint partnership and introduced a new Smartscooter (electric scooter) sharing service that will launch this year in Japan called GoShare™. Read Sustainable Urban Mobility Startup Gogoro Completes Series C Investment Round “The Sumitomo Corporation and Gogoro partnership represents two companies that share a similar vision for making the world a better place through

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Thales Wins Ankeng Light Rail Transit Contract in New Taipei City

Thales Wins Ankeng Light Rail Transit Contract in New Taipei City Taiwan Asia sustainable urban mobility public transport

Taiwan is developing a robust LRT network to reduce travel time and reduce traffic congestion TAIPEI, Taiwan, Sept. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Third LRT Contract Thales won a new contract for the future Ankeng Light Rail Transit (LRT) project in Taiwan. Under the planning of the New Taipei City Department of Rapid Transit Systems, the Ankeng LRT project is part of the transportation

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