Electric motorbikes could alleviate Indonesia’s congestion and pollution, but experts cite challenges
JAKARTA: Indonesian entrepreneur Dion was examining a new white motorbike that he just took for a test drive. “It was really good,” he told CNA of his experience riding the China-made electric vehicle (EV) that was being sold at a showroom in South Jakarta.
Yes, electric cars represent a minimally invasive lifestyle change for an environmentally friendly future, they are taking up the bulk of most manufacturer’s R&D budgets, and giving start-ups a chance at the big time. But has it really gotten to the point that an oil-rich country like Saudi Arabia, which is mainly known for exotic and luxury […]
Thailand, one of the major automotive hubs in Southeast Asia, made a huge announcement. It seems the Detroit of Asia will stop selling gas- and diesel-powered cars in the not-so-distant future. By 2035, Thailand aims to sell only zero-emissions vehicles, seeking to transform itself as a hub for making electric cars.
Vice Chairman of the National Traffic Safety Committee Khuat Viet Hung talks about proposals to the Government to promote green and environmentally friendly traffic in Vietnam. Electric cars are a current trend around the world. What do you think? It is an irreversible trend. Electric cars are a choice for the present and the future. […]
SINGAPORE: Shell is working with several partners to trial the use of hydrogen fuel cells for ships in a first-of-its-kind study for the energy firm and in Singapore. The success of the trial will “help pave the way for cleaner, hydrogen-powered shipping”, said Shell in a press release, adding that hydrogen with fuel cells may […]
ISWITCH Energy has signed an agreement with Finnish technology company, PlugIT, to acquire up to 12 of the latter’s existing electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in Singapore. Under the terms of the deal, the green electricity retailer will also offer EV charger installation services to its existing portfolio of over 50 management corporation strata titles, […]
Hanoi (VNA) – The Vietnam Petroleum Institute (VPI) and the PetroVietnam Oil Corporation (PVOIL) have agreed to collaborate in the research on electric vehicle (EV)’s battery and charging station. Under the reached agreement, VPI is to assess the impact of energy transition tendency on Vietnam’s petroleum market, identify challenges and chances under the transition and […]
Shell launches first public EV charging station in Indonesia – 50 kW charging facility in North Jakarta
Shell Indonesia has launched its first Shell Recharge public electric vehicle charging station in the country, The Jakarta Post reported. This makes Shell the third oil and gas company to introduce electric vehicle charging facilities in Indonesia, following Pertamina in December 2018 and PT Medco Energi International in Februrary this year, according to the news […]
Like many other nations internationally, Thailand is facing widespread air pollution and traffic congestion. As a consequence, conversations centred on climate change and urban development have continued to gain momentum in recent years, which reflect the growing significance of climate change issues being brought up at a global stage. Every year, global leaders meet for […]
TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – Indonesian State Owned Enterprisers (SOEs) Minister Erick Thohir and the Chinese counterparts discussed several agreements in China. One of them is the development of electric vehicle battery (EV battery) project valued at $5 billion investment. “We want to assure that the partnership can run on time, or be accelerated if possible,” said Erick in a video conference with […]