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

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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

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Autonomous Vehicles Asia 2018 will Discuss AV Readiness in Asian Cities

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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

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LTA Singapore Orders 50 Volvo Hybrid Buses

LTA Singapore Orders 50 Volvo 7900 Diesel Hybrid Buses electric vehicle sustainable urban mobility public transportation

Volvo Buses has received an order for 50 Volvo 7900 Diesel Hybrid buses to Singapore ESKILSTUNA, Sweden, Oct. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The Land Transport Authority of Singapore (LTA) has awarded Volvo Buses an order for 50 Volvo 7900 Hybrids in continuation of its efforts to build a more environmentally friendly public bus fleet. “Not only can commuters expect quieter

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Indonesia-based KinerjaPay Announces Partnership with Uber

Indonesia-based KinerjaPay Announces Partnership with Uber ride sharing hailing e-hailing urban mobility

Joint Promotion with Uber Is Expected To Drive New Users and Increase Revenues JAKARTA, Indonesia, October 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — KinerjaPay Corp., (OTCQB: KPAY), a digital payment and eCommerce platform, (KinerjaPay) today announced its partnership with Uber Technologies, Inc., (Uber) the global smartphone-enabled ride-hailing service. Indonesia Ride-Hailing Growth Rate Since its launch in 2012, Uber has become the most recognized

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Singapore to See First Large-scale EV Sharing Scheme in December

Singapore to See First Large-scale EV Sharing Scheme in December BlueSG Bollore electric car rental ASEAN urban mobility

The First Large-Scale Electric Car Sharing Service in Southeast Asia (ASEAN) BlueSG Pte Ltd has unveiled the locations of its first batch of 30 charging stations for electric vehicles (EVs) ahead of the roll-out of what will be Singapore’s first large-scale EV-sharing programme in December. Bluecar EV In a statement on September 27, it said the sharing program will enable

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China-based Mobike is the New Bike-Sharing Player in Malaysia

In partnership with SP Setia, Mobike will be extending its smart urban mobility solution to Klang Valley. Mobike, a leading global bike-sharing player announced its entry into the Malaysian market. The launch ceremony took place today at Setia City Convention Centre, Mobike Malaysia welcomed its strategic partner, SP Setia Behad, and VIPs to experience the service and test ride 100

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oBike is the Official Sustainable Urban Mobility Partner for KL SEA Games 2017

oBike is the Official Sustainable Urban Mobility Partner for KL SEA Games 2017 bike sharing bicycle rental paralympic games

OBIKE, THE OFFICIAL GREEN INITIATIVE PARTNER OF THE 29th SEA GAMES AND 9th PARA GAMES 2017 TO PROVIDE FREE BICYCLE RIDES FOR THE NATION THROUGH BIKE SHARING SERVICE. After a long-waited 16 years, Malaysia is once again become host to the well renowned SEA Games event in Kuala Lumpur. This time around, the KL2017 are making a sustainable impact going

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Arcade City Activates Hundreds of Philippines Drivers, Responds to LTFRB Shutdown Order

Arcade City Activates Hundreds of Philippines Drivers, Responds to LTFRB Shutdown Order Philippines ASEAN ride-hailing ride sharing urban mobility

More than 200 drivers now available in Manila, Cebu City, Angeles, and Batangas after Uber withdrawal yesterday ended 66,000 driver jobs AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Arcade City launched service in the Philippines yesterday in the aftermath of Uber’s withdrawal which ended 66,000 driver jobs. Arcade City activated more than 200 drivers across the Philippines, with 160+ in Manila and others in Cebu City, Angeles, and

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oBike Secures US$45 Million Series B Funding

Grishin Robotics oBike Secures US$45 Million Series B Funding bike sharing dockless urban mobility

SHAGNGHAI, Aug. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — oBike, Singapore’s first homegrown station-less smart bike-sharing company, announced today its securing of a US$45 million Series B round of funding. Its investors include a leading global transportation platform; Grishin Robotics, a venture capital firm founded by Dmitry Grishin, who is the co-founder & chairman of Mail.Ru Group, as well as several family offices in Southeast Asia. Since its launch in Singapore in January

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P2P Ride-sharing Startup Arcade City Launches Mobile App in the Philippines

P2P Ride-sharing Startup Arcade City Launches Mobile App in the Philippines ASEAN Southeast Asia ride-hailing

Driver-owned company expands its successful peer-to-peer ride-sharing model to fill the void left by Uber   AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Ride-sharing company Arcade City launched its mobile app this month to the Apple and Android app stores, now available everywhere in the Philippines.   Filling Uber’s Void Arcade City is recruiting and activating drivers same-day all across the Philippines to provide service

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