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Malaysian Public Transportation at the Forefront of Transformation

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KUALA LUMPUR, 6 MARCH 2018: The expansion of the Land Public Transport network both in Greater Kuala Lumpur/Klang Valley and across Malaysia is on track and continues to make positive impact for Malaysians. Overall average daily ridership of public transport in Greater Kuala Lumput (Klang Valley) (combination of rail and bus) rose from 1,162,717 trips in 2016 to 1,206,111 in

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EVAP to Provide EV Solutions to DOTr Jeepney Modernization Program

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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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Volvo and NTU to Trial Autonomous Electric Buses in Singapore

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GOTHENBURG, Sweden, Jan. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Volvo Buses and Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore have signed a cooperation agreement on a research and development program for autonomous electric buses. The program is part of the Land Transport Authority of Singapore‘s drive to create new solutions for tomorrow‘s sustainable public transport. For Volvo, this will be its first autonomous application

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Proterra Introduces the DuoPower™ Drivetrain for its Catalyst Electric Buses at APTA

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New drivetrain delivers nearly twice the horsepower and acceleration of a standard combustion engine and 500 percent improvement in efficiency ATLANTA, Oct. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — APTA 2017 — Today at the American Public Transit Association (APTA) Annual Meeting, Proterra, the leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, announced it has introduced the DuoPower drivetrain for its award-winning Catalyst® battery-electric vehicles. With

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Volvo Receives Largest Ever Order of Fully Electric Buses for Norway

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Volvo Buses has secured its largest ever order of fully electric buses. Tide Buss has placed an order for 25 Volvo 7900 Electric buses for the city of Trondheim, Norway. ESKILSTUNA, Sweden, Sept. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Sustainable Urban Mobility Public transportation administration company AtB in Trondheim leads the way in the introduction of alternative propulsion technologies. In 2010 they were among the

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Vietnam’s Five Year Plan Towards Sustainable Mobility

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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 largest city, Ho Chi Minh, is the most polluted city

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Here’s Why the Electric Bus will Lead Malaysia Electric Mobility Blueprint

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Making History  For the past year or so, the Malaysian administrative center of Putrajaya has quietly been making history. Its roads had been hosting the world’s first demonstration of full-sized (12-metre-long) double-decker electric-powered buses, which is plying its main routes using secondary batteries with long service life and super rapid charging ability. The two double-decker EV buses were introduced in June 2016 as

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Canada Partners China in Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Urban Transit Vehicle Development

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The Government of Canada is committed to deepening its trade relationship with China, creating benefits for Canadians while helping China curb pollution and meet its climate change objectives.  June 8, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, Jim Carr, witnessed the signing of a US$50 million purchase and licensing agreement between Toronto’s Hydrogenics Corporation and China’s Blue-G New Energy Science & Technology

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Volvo’s Electric Buses Starts Operation in Luxemburg

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The City As part of Differdange’s sustainable urban mobility initiative, the city’s public transport operator has deployed a fleet of Volvo electric buses on its roads. Started in June, four electric buses are currently used on four routes of 8 to 9.5 km stretch. Each bus has a driving time of 25 minutes, then the buses’ batteries are fast-charged in

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Nova Bus Equips Montreal with its First Electric Buses

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MONTREAL, May 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – Nova Bus is proud to announce that, since this week, Montreal is the first city in North America to put Nova Bus 100% electric buses in service. These buses were delivered by Nova Bus factories in Saint-Eustache and Saint-François-du-Lac, Québec, Canada. It is within the framework of the Montreal City Mobility project that three

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