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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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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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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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Malaysia MRT Corp Taps Rail Veteran Zohari For MRT3 Execution

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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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SOCAR Joins The Malaysian Car Sharing Fray

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Car-sharing service SOCAR is joining the Malaysian vehicle-sharing landscape in what is its first country expansion outside of South Korea. SOCAR Malaysia is a sister company to SOCAR Korea, which is South Korea’s top car-sharing platform with nearly 10,000 cars and over three million registered users. The push into Malaysia is aimed to be its stepping stone to the rest

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MSIG First To Launch Approved Ride-Hailing Motor Insurance in Malaysia

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E-Hailing Drivers Can Now Protect Themselves and Their Passengers with E-Hail E-Zee Kuala Lumpur, 12 December 2017 –  MSIG Insurance (Malaysia) Bhd (MSIG Malaysia) has launched E-Hail E-Zee, a new motor insurance add-on that is the first in Malaysia to provide e-hailing drivers with peace-of-mind in the event of an accident while they are providing e-hailing services. “Many drivers assume that their

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Malaysian Startup REKA Showcases Self-Driving Car Technology at KLIAS

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At the Kuala Lumpur International Automotive Symposium (KLIAS) held on Nov 9-12, one booth catches the eye: CRETA, which stands for Conscious Reka Transport Apparatus. https://motiondigest.files.wordpress.com/2017/11/reka-2017.mp4   It is Malaysia’s first locally made self-driving car developed by home-grown Internet of Things (IoT) start-up Reka Initiative. The self-driving car has even been tested by Malaysia’s Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation — Datuk Seri

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Malaysia’s Public Transportation Push: What’s Next?

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At the 5th International Railway Summit in Kuala Lumpur last month, Malaysia’s rapid development of land public transportation (LPT) was in the spotlight as Prasarana Malaysia and the Land Public Transportation Commission (SPAD) shared the latest developments. What catches the eye during the two-day conference, organised in association with Huawei Technologies and the International Union of Railways, are the government’s efforts via Prasarana, the

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Treeletrik Partners Asean Co-Operative Organisation to Develop EEV Market

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Promoting Electric Mobility in Asean Personal electric mobility firm Treeletrik Sdn Bhd has officially partnered with the Asean Co-Operative Organisation (ACO) to promote and improve the distribution network for marketing of energy-efficient vehicles (EEVs) across Southeast Asia. Both parties inked the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Nov 18, 2017 in Petaling Jaya at the third Malaysian Carnival Of Cooperatives Products

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