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Technology Thailand agrees to fund Zinc-ion batteries for electric vehicles

A Thai tech executive director says Thailand’s government has agreed to fund 192 billion baht to asset finding for the development and production of zinc-ion batteries for electric vehicles. The executive director of the National Science and Technology Development Agency says the funding will go to the agency for the project. The Thai government has […]

RoK tech giant pushes for 9-bln-USD battery supply chain project in Indonesia

A consortium from the Republic of Korea (RoK) led by LG has signed an initial agreement with Indonesia’s state-run companies to push for a project worth around 9 billion USD to establish an electric vehicle battery supply chain in the Southeast Asian country, a LG unit said on April 18.

Cross-border EV charging network launched to enhance connectivity for drivers in Singapore and Malaysia

Local gas provider City Energy has teamed up with a Malaysian company to launch a cross-border electric vehicle (EV) charging network, enhancing connectivity for such drivers in Singapore and Malaysia. Called Go, the EV charging service can be accessed through a mobile app, allowing users to locate and operate charging points that fall under this […]

DOST to mobilize and prioritize e-mobility innovations

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has declared that it is continuously prioritizing an ecosystem of e-mobility solutions for the country’s transportation sector since fuel prices have reached new highs.

Singapore officially opens fifth desalination plant which is 5% more energy efficient

Singapore on Sunday (Apr 17) officially opened the country’s fifth desalination plant, which is about 5 per cent more energy efficient than conventional desalination plants. Due to its co-location with an existing power plant, the Jurong Island Desalination Plant can save about 5,000 megawatt hours per year, equivalent to the annual power needs of nearly […]

Rising interest in electric vehicles in Malaysia

Electric vehicles (EVs) are trending, with many on social media posting photos and talking about their happiness and pride at owning one. According to Malaysian Electric Vehicle Owners Club (MyEVOC) president, Datuk Shahrol Halmi, there are an estimated 500 EVs on the road today, with more people intending to buy one for several reasons.

EV Primus optimistic on outlook for electric vehicles

EV Primus Co, the distributor of China’s second largest automaker DFSK (Dongfeng), expects a bustling electric vehicle (EV) industry in Thailand as more Chinese car companies enter the market following the launch of the government’s EV incentive package.

PLN and green energy for 2022 G20 Presidency

State-run electricity provider PT PLN (Persero) has optimized the momentum of Indonesia’s 2022 G20 Presidency by getting involved in promoting and developing green energy transformation that becomes one of the main agendas of the forum.

Malaysia ready to bring EV manufacturing into Asean market, says Dr Wee

Malaysia is ready to cooperate with the electric vehicles (EV) industry through manufacturing, assembly as well as research and development, says Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong. The Transport Minister said he welcomed high-value investments from overseas to the country as an important platform to bring EV into the regional market.

Vietnam’s VinFast seeks US government loans for expansion

The chairman of Vietnam’s Vingroup conglomerate said on Saturday that the company’s auto unit, VinFast, would seek financing from the U.S. government to support its expansion with a planned plant in North Carolina. “It is also one of our financing options, but we need to prove to them that we are qualified,” Vingroup Chairman Pham […]