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India-based Startup Pillion Rides Offers Electric Bike Taxi Services

Pillion Rides is on a mission to fight air pollution in Delhi providing sustainable urban mobility and last-mile connectivity with its fleet of electric bikes. Pillion Rides started its journey on April 2016 with a fleet of 20 electric bikes and 25 riders. Focused on providing last-mile connectivity, Pillion Rides is available for local commuters from bus stops, metro stations

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Renault-Nissan and Dongfeng Motor to Co-Develop Electric Vehicles in China

Renault-Nissan and Dongfeng Motor to Co-Develop Electric Vehicles in China electric sustainable urban mobility

Newly formed joint venture eGT New Energy Automotive Co., Ltd. expected to support zero-emission mobility, a key priority for both Dongfeng Motor Group Co., Ltd. and the Renault-Nissan Alliance PARIS and BEIJING, August 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ —   Develop Competitive EVs for Chinese Market The Renault-Nissan Alliance and Dongfeng Motor Group Co., Ltd. (Dongfeng) announced a new joint venture to co-develop and sell electric

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Tesla’s Quarter Two Sales Stalls in Hong Kong

Tesla Quarter Two 2017 Q2 Sales Stalls in Hong Kong after government remove EV electric vehicle tax break incentives reduction exemption

Government withdraws electric vehicle tax break No more electric vehicle tax break, which started in April had a dramatic effect on sales of Tesla cars in the city of Hong Kong, according to Business Insider. How Many Units Sold? The WSJ reported a sales surge just before the April 1 rule change, with 2,939 Tesla vehicles registered in March and nearly 3,700

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Hyperloop Transportation Technologies Signs Agreement to License Technology in South Korea

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies Signs Agreement to License Technology in South Korea urban mobility connecting cities HTT high speed express

HTT signs agreement with the Korea Institute of Civil Engineering and Building Technology (KICT) and Hanyang University to co-develop a full scale Hyperloop system, called HyperTube Express (HTX), within the Republic of Korea   PLAYA VISTA, Calif., June 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) announced today that it has signed agreements with the South Korean government’s department of technological innovation

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Urban Mobility: 10 Cities Leading the Way in Asia Pacific

Urban Mobility 10 Cities Leading the Way in Asia Pacific report by ULI CLC Singapore

From using new technology to creating innovative skywalks, ten Asia-Pacific cities face congestion issues head-on!  SINGAPORE (June 6, 2017) As inner-city congestion increases owing to populations rise, a new publication from the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and Centre for Liveable Cities (CLC) sets out how 10 cities in Asia-Pacific are developing solutions to this pressing challenge. Urban Mobility: 10 Cities

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OLA to Launch India’s First Electric Urban Mobility Service in India

OLA to Launch India First Electric Urban Mobility Service in India ride-hailing ride-sharing electric taxi rickshaw bus

India’s ride-hailing giant OLA is charging forward with the announcement of electric rickshaws, car and bus services on its ride-hailing platform in the city of Nagpur. According to The Times of India.   OLA’s Electric Mobility Ola is investing Rs50 crore in the electric urban mobility platform, which include the purchase of 200 electric vehicles and the building of four charging stations

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Ola-Google launches Progressive Web App to Expand Ride-hailing Reach across India

Ola-Google launches Progressive Web App to Expand Ride-hailing Reach across India connectivity urban mobility

the first ride-hailing app in the APAC region that is using PWA technology This positions Ola uniquely for long-term, transformational growth in important secondary cities across India, enabling platform access to millions of more users. Bangalore, India – 18 May, 2017 – Ola, India’s most popular mobile app for transportation, today announced the launch of its Progressive Web App (PWA), a lightweight

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Riyadh is building the World’s Largest Public Transit System

Riyadh Saudi Arabia World Largest Public Mass Transit System public transport urban mobility

High Commission for the Development of Arriyadh to present project at UITP Global Summit at Montreal’s Palais des Congrès, May 15-17 MONTREAL, May 12, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ – The City of Riyadh, capital of Saudi Arabia, is building the world’s largest public transit system — in just five years. It will be presenting the project at the Palais des  Congrès, in Montreal, Quebec, during the global summit of the Union

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China & India Steps Up Environmental and Climate Literacy on Earth Day 2017

China India Steps Up Environmental and Climate Literacy on Earth Day 2017

In 2015, China and India were two of the five largest carbon dioxide emitting countries, which together account for one third of total global emissions. China (with a 29% share in the global total) and India (7%). Fully aware of the importance and urgency of addressing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and its impact on climate change, both countries are implementing

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