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Thailand Targets 30% Electric-Car Production to Tackle Pollution

Thailand will target having electric vehicles account for 30% of car production by the end of the decade, as part of efforts to tackle toxic air pollution.

Vietnam’s Vinfast gets permit to test self-driving vehicles in California

HANOI (Reuters) – Vietnam’s first domestic car manufacturer, Vinfast, said on Monday it had obtained a permit to test autonomous vehicles on public streets in California.

Volvo Car Thailand extends hybrid battery warranties to 8 years as it continues to lead the way in becoming the first premium car brand

Volvo Cars Thailand has extended the hybrid battery warranty from 5 years or 100,000 km to 8 years or 150,000 km (whichever comes first), covering all Volvo plug-in hybrid models manufactured from 2015 onwards. * Volvo is the first premium car brand to offer the retroactive warranty to customers who have purchased since 2015 and […]

Tesla is about to launch in Singapore and could cost less than a Toyota Camry

Tesla is finally about to launch in Singapore, where the automaker had a false start before, and the Model 3 could cost less than a Toyota Camry in the country.  

Filipinos want electrified drive but concerned about energy source, charging

When it comes to electric and electrified vehicles, the Philippines is lagging compared to other countries, even in the ASEAN region. Countries around the world have been enjoying electrified driving for quite some now. However, it wasn’t until recently did affordable hybrids and even battery-electric vehicles start to arrive. Despite that, you’re not seeing more […]

E-mobility campaign will promote electric vehicle use in capital

The organisers of Clean Energy Week 2020, EnergyLab, launched the first ever sustainable e-Mobility campaign this week to encourage people to try electric vehicles.

Indonesia on Thorny Path to Electric Vehicles

Jakarta. Indonesia has taken the path to electric vehicles since President Joko Widodo in late 2019 issued a decree detailing the timeline to achieve a certain amount of EVs as public transport means and private uses.

Excise tax rejig seeks to make Thailand an EV hub

The excise tax structure for electric vehicles (EVs) is expected to be finalised this year, meant to establish Thailand as an EV hub, says the Excise Department.

Singapore on track to phase out diesel buses by 2040

SINGAPORE – About 2 per cent of Singapore’s public bus fleet now runs on cleaner energy, and it is on track to phase out diesel buses in 20 years.

KFC cuts carbon footprint further in e-bikes for delivery program

Quick-Service Restaurant KFC has moved to further reduce the company’s carbon footprint with the rollout of its pioneering e-bike (electric bike) fleet for food delivery in Metro Manila and nearby provinces.