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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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Singapore-based Startup oBike Launches Bike-sharing in Phuket

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and Dominates Southeast Asia with Two Million Users SINGAPORE, Sept. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — oBike, Singapore’s first homegrown station-less smart bike-sharing company, has emerged as the market leader in Southeast Asia (ASEAN), hitting a momentous milestone of two million users across Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand. Sustainable Urban Mobility As part of its aggressive international expansion, oBike also announced today its ride into Phuket at a Memorandum of Understanding ceremony between the Governor of Phuket, Norraphat

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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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Speed Isn’t Everything: It’s Control that Online Shoppers Crave in e-Commerce Logistics

– DHL survey finds that online shoppers value choice of delivery times and locations over the speed of their deliveries – Online shoppers also want greater visibility of their orders, including easily-accessible shipment tracking and the delivery company responsible BANGKOK, Sept. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — E-tailers will only remain competitive if they give customers greater control over where, when, and

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Thailand’s PTT Strikes Electric Car Deal With 6 Automakers

There’s a deal being inked out between the nation’s largest energy provider, PTT Pcl, and at least six major automakers. As Reuters reports: “PTT Pcl…signed contracts with six major automakers for cooperation in developing electric cars, opening the first in a series of electric vehicle charging stations associated with the project.” The involved automaker include the Thailand units of BMW, Mercedes-Benz,

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Vietnam’s Automakers Face Challenging Times with Future Trade Agreements

Vietnam’s automobile production was low in Southeast Asia, compared to 1.91 million cars in Thailand, 1.1 million in Indonesia, and 615,000 in Malaysia. 2 main causes of the slow development of Vietnam’s automobile industry: Lack of Parts manufacturers Transport infrastructure. Vietnam has 17 auto assembling companies but it has only 33 supporting industrial companies of level 1 and 181 companies of

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Thailand Appoints State-owned Co Lead the Charge in Electric Vehicle Development

PTT Plc, a state-owned oil and gas company, on Monday signed contracts with six major automakers for cooperation in developing electric cars, opening the first in a series of electric vehicle charging stations associated with the project. PTT will be responsible for building a network of 20 charging stations under the accord, while the automakers pledged to develop electric vehicles

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Lalamove On-demand Logistics Startup Raises $10M

Lalamove, one of a number of companies offering logistics on-demand in China and across Asia, has closed $10 million in funding as it targets profitability this year. The round was led by existing investor MindWorks with other existing investors, including China’s Crystal Stream (China), AppWorks (Taiwan), Aria Group (Hong Kong), taking part. In addition, Asia Plus from Thailand, where Lalamove

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Dealerships can be ‘PokeStops’ For Millennial Gamers in Malaysia

Just over a month after it’s official launch, Pokemon Go has, as of this morning (Saturday), arrived in Southeast Asia. A smash-hit title from Niantic and Nintendo , Pokemon Go is an Augmented Reality (AR) game that used Geo-location to allow players to use their smartphones to capture virtual Pokemon in real-life locations. The roll-out covers a total of 14 markets in Asia and

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