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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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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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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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Thailand’s Electric Vehicle Initiative Set to Lead ASEAN Region

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The Thai government is looking to entice global players to base their electric vehicle (EV) and hybrid manufacturing capacity in the country. To do this, it has rolled out incentives last March including tax holidays of up to 8 years for production of hybrid EVs, plug-in electric vehicles (PHEVs) and battery electric vehicles (BEVs). However, the push is facing some skepticism and fear within

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Tax Boost for Sustainable Mobility in the Philippines

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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 its drive system “consists of

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Philippine Government Agencies Leads the Charge in Green Vehicles

Philippine Government Agencies Leads the Charge in Green Vehicles Toyota Prius Hybrid by Japan NPGA fund low emission

On May 19, Japan handed over 24 hybrid Toyota Prius cars to the Philippines government. They were part of 81 vehicles to be delivered in three batches — 77 units of hybrid technology vehicles, 4 plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (EVs) and 4 units of EVs with charging stations. According to Philippine Energy Secretary Alfonso G. Cusi, the vehicles will add emphasis to

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Philippines Fast-tracks Sustainable Urban Transportation

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President Rodrigo Duterte has put reducing the congestion and improving the Philippines’ public transportation system as among his administration’s priorities. Getting on the Fast Track In a nutshell, the plan is to seek temporary emergency powers to consolidate traffic authority over urban Manila under a single entity and to bypass bureaucratic processes to push through various infrastructure and transportation projects

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Philippines Hosts Inaugural ASEAN Electric Vehicle Summit

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Two-day conference organized by EV Association Philippines (EVAP) shines spotlight on nation’s sustainable urban mobility drive amid a growing air pollution problem. Air pollution and traffic congestion are growing issues across major Southeast Asian (ASEAN) cities as rapid growth comes with growing urbanisation and motorisation. The impact, both on urban health and local economy, cannot be understated. The Asian Development Bank estimates that

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