Tag Archives: southeast asia

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

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more

Singapore will Start Driverless Bus Services in Three Townships by 2022

Singapore Wants to Roll out Driverless Bus and Shuttle Services by 2022 in Punggol Tengah Jurong autonomous vehicle urban mobility in public transport

in Punggol, Tengah and Jurong, LTA Seeks Feedback and RFI from Stakeholders Singapore has called for feedback as it seeks to roll out self-driving bus and shuttle services in three towns beginning 2022. The Request For Information (RFI), launched on Nov 22 by the Ministry of Transport and the Land Transport Authority (LTA), will be open until May 31, 2018.

Read more

Southeast Asia Bike-sharing oBike Helps out Penang Flood Victims

Southeast Asia Bike-sharing oBike Helps out Penang Flood Victims bike rental PrayforPenang urban mobility CSR

50,000 oBikers Joined Hands donated RM10,000  PrayForPenang Campaign Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, 14 November 2017 – As Malaysia banded together in alleviating hardships encountered in Penang due to the recent severe floods, oBike’s PrayForPenang Campaign to help those affected by the floods was concluded successfully on 12 November. As part of this campaign, oBike, the first smart dockless bikesharing operator, provided

Read more

Is Malaysia’s Public Transport System Really Among World’s Worst?

Malaysia public transport urban mobility sustainable cities index ranking arcadis

Last month, Kuala Lumpur came in at 95th from 100 cities globally in the Arcadis Sustainable Cities Mobility Index with an overall score of 31%. But is Kualà Lumpur’s public transport really that bad? The short answer is no. In a nutshell, the evaluation did not capture the full picture of the city’s fast-developing public transportation network. The Assessment Arcadis said Kuala Lumpur scored

Read more

Autonomous Vehicles Asia 2018 will Discuss AV Readiness in Asian Cities

Autonomous Vehicles Asia 2018 will Discuss AV Readiness in Asian Cities urban mobility public transport car sharing CAV

Singapore wants Autonomous Vehicles in public transportation and car-sharing services to avoid potential pitfalls of worsened congestion, surging personal car ownership and increased pollution As Singapore prepares to host the second Autonomous Vehicles Asia Conference next January, much has happened in its autonomous vehicle (AV) space over the months after the first conference back in February 2017. Autonomous Vehicles Asia

Read more
« Older Entries