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virtual Malaysia Urban Forum 2020 Highlight

Urban Resilience and Low Carbon Special Session  For two days starting on the 28th  September, 2020, Kuala Lumpur will host the first hybrid national urban forum, which combines an interactive virtual platform and physical discussion for all stakeholders to “zoom”, participate, discuss, share insights and solutions to address the many challenges of Malaysia’s urbanization.  Sustainable Urban Nation 2030  The theme for

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ascent mobility aircraft ride sharing in Southeast Asia Urban air mobility

Helikopter Ascent Berkhidmat Atas Permintaan Pelanggan, Berangkat Di Thailand Untuk Menjaga Keselamatan Dan Kesihatan Orang Awam Bangkok, 11 Jun: Ascent Flights Global Pte. Ltd. melalui anak syarikatnya, Ascent Mobility Thailand (Ascent) bekerjasama dengan perintis nasional dan pengendali helikopter yang terkemuka, Si-Chang Flying Service Co. Ltd. (SFS Aviation) dan Advance Aviation Co. Ltd. (Advance Aviation) mengumumkan rancangan mereka untuk melancarkan perkhidmatan

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Interview: Can Micro Mobility Sharing Work in Malaysia?

Active Mobility or Micro Mobility - Get people to be active moving from point A to Point B

Since my appointment as the Head of Expansion and Partnership for Anywheel in 2019, I have been engaging with the local authorities in Malaysia and Thailand to explore opportunities to provide shared services for bicycles and electric scooters in tier-1 and tier-2 cities. After 2 successful city launch in Penang and Chiang Mai.  I had the opportunity to share my

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DYU Electric Smart Bike Starts Singapore Operation Center

DYU Electric Smart Bike Starts Singapore Operation Center car lite free sustainable urban mobility personal device

Photo: DYU bike group ride in the recent car-free Sunday at The Central Business District, SIngapore. Photo credit: F-Wheel SINGAPORE, June 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — F-wheel subsidiary brand DYU Smart Bike formally stationed in Singapore on 10th June 2018, marking the official establishment of the first overseas operation center of DYU in Southeast Asia. Over 100 local electric bike riders supported

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Philippine’s Electric Vehicle Industry Upbeat for 2018

Philippine's Electric Vehicle Industry Upbeat for 2018 EVAP sustainable urban mobility EV Jeepney eTrike

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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Hyundai Motor and Grab Signs Partnership to Expand Urban Mobility Service

Hyundai Motor and Grab Signs Partnership to Expand Urban Mobility Service ride hailing sharing pooling e-hailing

– Hyundai joins Grab’s latest Series G financing round. – Investment to help Hyundai expand urban mobility service in Southeast Asia. – Hyundai, Grab to develop mobility service platform utilizing IONIQ model. – Grab is Southeast Asia’s largest mobility service provider. SEOUL, South Korea and SINGAPORE, Jan. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Hyundai Motor Company, South Korea’s largest automaker, and Grab, the leading

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oBike is Franchising its Bike-sharing Platform to Local Businesses

oBike is Franchising its Bike-sharing Platform to Local Businesses bike rental by hour personal sustainable urban mobility

Leveraging on Local Business Expertise for its on-ground operations Through oBike’s Global Business Partnership Programme oBike, Singapore’s first homegrown smart dock-less bike sharing operator, announced today the launch of its Global Business Partnership Programme (GBPP) ─ a first of its kind ─ to partner local businesses for its on-ground operations and provisioning of oBike resources. GBPP is a franchise business

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

MSIG First To Launch Approved Ride-Hailing Motor Insurance in Malaysia ride sharing e-hailing driver passenger urban mobility

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

Malaysian Startup REKA Showcases First Self-Driving Car Technology at Kuala Lumpur International Auto Show 2017 Proton Perdana autonomous vehicle driverless

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?

Malaysia Public Transportation Push increase capacity urban mobility MRT station rail transit

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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