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EV jeepneys for free city shuttle

EV jeepneys for free city shuttle

The EV push in the Philippines is gathering pace, with the City of Muntinlupa ordering a fleet of 10 electric jeepneys to run between two commercial centres in the local council a ...

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Chinese investment to make Malaysia an “EV hub”

Chinese investment to make Malaysia an “EV hub”

Chinese EV manufacturer BAIC is set to begin producing vehicles from its new assembly plant in Malaysia from July 2016, as the country aims to become an EV manufacturing hub for S ...

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Philippines e-trike factory to produce 500 units per month

Philippines e-trike factory to produce 500 units per month

Japanese EV manufacturer BEMAC has begun mass production of electric tricycles in the Philippines, and plans to produce at least 500 e-trikes per month. BEMAC is a subsidiary of J ...

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Solar Impulse 2 lands in Varanasi India

Solar Impulse 2 lands in Varanasi India

Solar Impulse 2 (Si2), the word's first 'zero-fuel' plane has landed in Varanasi in the third leg of its round the world flight. The solar-powered plane suffered a two hour delay ...

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Bangkok eco cabs offer on-board entertainment

Bangkok eco cabs offer on-board entertainment

A Thai environmentally friendly taxi fleet that offers female only taxis and on-board entertainment, is set to challenge chauffeured vehicle companies such as Grab Taxi and Uber w ...

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Singapore students print 3D EV

Singapore students print 3D EV

Researchers at Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University (NTU)  have unveiled two new energy vehicles, one of which is the first to be made in Singapore using parts created thr ...

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EV economic feasibility questionable

EV economic feasibility questionable

Results from the first phase of a study has concluded that although electric vehicles are suitable for Singapore, they are not yet economically feasible. Phase one of a 30-month s ...

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Philippines ramps up EV public transport and production

Philippines ramps up EV public transport and production

A real estate developer has launched an electric vehicle public transport system for use in its mall complex and local community. Filinvest Land, a Philippines developer, has laun ...

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Bird wins Formula E in Malaysia

Bird wins Formula E in Malaysia

Virgin Racing driver Sam Bird has won the second race in the inaugural Formula E racing tournament, defeating championship leader Lucas di Grassi over 31 laps at the track in Putr ...

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Indonesia looks to US for EV development

Indonesia looks to US for EV development

The Indonesian government is seeking US government assistance to develop and electric vehicle market in Jakarta, according to a Jakarta Post report. Jakarta governor Basuki Tiahaj ...

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