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Honda tests congestion minimization technology on public roads in Indonesia, finds >20% improvement in fuel efficiency

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This app was used in the public-road testing conducted in Indonesia. Click to enlarge. Honda Motor Co., Click to enlarge. Results. Stand-alone.

Toyota to increase production capacity in Indonesia

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Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indonesia (TMMIN), Toyota Motor Corporation’s (TMC) vehicle production subsidiary in Indonesia, plans to increase the annual production capacity of TMMIN’s Karawang Plant from 100,000 vehicles to 140,000 vehicles by early 2013. The production increase includes a new-capital investment of approximately.

News in brief: Toyota targets Indonesia growth

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Toyota is to increase its annual production capacity in Indonesia as it targets further growth in the area. Green cars Latest news Toyota Indonesia Toyota IndonesiaThe company first began [.].

Honda tackles traffic to boost fuel economy by 20 per cent

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Ride-sharer Grab to invest $700M in “Grab 4 Indonesia” 2020 master plan

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Grab, the leading ride-hailing platform in Southeast Asia, launched its “Grab 4 Indonesia” 2020 master plan, endorsed by Badan Koordinasi Penanaman Modal (BKPM), the Government of Indonesia’s Investment Coordinating Board. Indonesia is Grab’s largest market in Southeast Asia. million commuters in greater Jakarta.

ABS to class first CNG carrier; intra-Indonesia transport

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It is designed to offer a nominal CNG capacity of 2,200 m 3 and will fly the Indonesian flag. Map of the area. Click to enlarge. Brief

Audi launches car assembly in Indonesia

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Audi has launched car manufacturing operations in Indonesia. Audi is stepping up the pace in Asian markets, and Indonesia is a dynamic growth region. The carmaker is working with INDOMOBIL/Garuda Mataram Motor to assemble Audi A4 1.8 TFSI and A6 2.0 TFSI cars in the capital city Jakarta. Brief

Suzuki to triple output in Indonesia

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Japanese carmaker Suzuki has set its sights on massive growth in the increasingly important market of Indonesia. Green cars Latest news Suzuki Indonesia Indonesia automotive market ThailandWith the investment [.].

US/Indonesia agreement on sustainable air transportation and aviation alternative fuels

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The agreement will create additional partnership opportunities between the US Commercial Aviation Alternative Fuels Initiative ( CAAFI ) and Indonesia’s Aviation Biofuels and Renewable Energy Task Force ( ABRETF ). Both organizations have similar goals and successes, such as developing alternative fuels that can be used in existing engines.

Toyota introduces new 1.0L compact in Indonesia; targeting first-time family car owners

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PT Toyota Astra Motor (TAM), Toyota Motor Corporation’s (TMC’s) sales subsidiary in Indonesia, launched the “Agya”, an affordable new compact car equipped with a 1.0L engine, in Indonesia today. Daihatsu) and is produced by PT Astra Daihatsu Motor (ADM), Daihatsu’s subsidiary in Indonesia. Brief

Audi takes its car manufacturing to Indonesia

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Audi Green cars Latest news Audi car manufacturing Audi cars Indonesia Indonesia carsThe global car market just keeps on expanding with the Indonesian market the latest to feel the influx from foreign car makers. TFSI and the Audi A6 2.0 TFSI vehicles in [.].

Daihatsu and Toyota form new cooperative business in Indonesia; new compact Daihatsu and Toyota models

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Daihatsu Motor and Toyota Motor are forming a new cooperative business in Indonesia, under which the two companies are to respectively market a new Daihatsu-brand and Toyota-brand compact car there. Both the vehicles are planned for display at the Indonesia International Motor Show in September as models planned for sale in Indonesia.

Report: Suzuki to build another engine plant in Indonesia, tripling its output

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plans to build another engine factory in Indonesia, tripling its output there to 150,000 units a year. In 2011, Indonesia likely became the biggest auto market in Southeast Asia. The Nikkei reports that Suzuki Motor Corp. Brief

Singapore smog linked to land-clearing forest fires

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A haze in the country is being caused by illegal forest fires in neighbouring Indonesia''s Sumatra Island. Green credentials

Celanese signs MOU with PERTAMINA to advance fuel ethanol projects in Indonesia using TCX process

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Celanese Corporation signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Pertamina, the state-owned energy company of the Republic of Indonesia, and will begin the detailed project planning phase for the development of fuel ethanol projects in Indonesia. Earlier post.). Earlier post.). Brief

Sasol to Study Viability of $10B Coal-to-Liquids Project in Indonesia

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Sasol and the Indonesian government have signed a preliminary agreement to study the viability of developing a coal-to-liquids facility project in Indonesia, with estimated project cost of more than $10 billion. This is in line with Indonesia’s energy policy, which aims to diversify from oil to coal.”. Jakarta Globe.

Datsun to launch in South Africa by end of 2014; also India, Indonesia and Russia

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The brand is also to be introduced in India, Indonesia and Russia in 2014. Datsun, a Nissan Motor Co. brand designing vehicles for high-growth markets, will return to South Africa. The first model to be introduced in South Africa will be a new passenger vehicle that will be launched by the end of 2014. Brief

Report: PetroChina to Boost Investment in Oil Gas in Indonesia by 30% This Year

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The Jakarta Post reported that Chinese oil and gas firm PetroChina will increase its investment in oil and gas exploration and development in Indonesia by 30% this year to boost oil lifting and counteract declining production.

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Indonesia to pilot production of cellulosic ethanol from palm oil stems

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The government of Indonesia announced that it would pilot bioethanol production from palm oil stems, an abundant by-product from the country’s palm oil plantations. Indonesia is the largest crude palm oil exporter and producer, with 7.5 Jakarta Post. The empty stem and midrib of oil palms would be used as feedstock, Haznan said. Brie

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Pertamina to collaborate with Celanese to develop fuel ethanol projects using Celanese TCX process in Indonesia; use of lower-rank coal

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Celanese’s TCX Technology can help Indonesia meet its growing demand for affordable, locally-sourced, high quality and safe liquid transportation fuel.

Eni-BP Joint Venture Awarded Coal-Bed Methane Project in Indonesia; Potential for First Integrated CBM to LNG Project

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A consortium led by BP-Eni 50:50 joint venture VICO has signed a production sharing contract (PSC) with the Government of Indonesia for the exploration and development of coalbed methane (CBM) resources on the Sanga-Sanga block in East Kalimantan, Indonesia. The Sanga-Sanga CBM PSC was awarded to a consortium comprising VICO (7.5%

Indonesia’s Lion Air to order 201 737 MAXs and 29 Next-Generation 737-900ERs worth $21.7B; order will be the largest ever for Boeing

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US President Barack Obama witnessed the announcement at a ceremony today at the East Asia Summit in Bali, Indonesia. Boeing and Jakarta-based Lion Air announced a commitment for the airline to order 201 737 MAXs and 29 Next-Generation 737-900 ERs (extended range). The agreement also includes purchase rights for an additional 150 airplanes.

Fujitsu launches hydrogen station data management service to support spread of fuel-cell vehicles

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Marga Utama Nusantara, a toll road management company in the Republic of Indonesia. SPATIOWL. SPATIOWL.

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Researchers show oil palm plantation expansion a significant source of CO2; projected to contribute more than all of Canada’s current fossil fuel emissions by 2020

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Indonesia is the leading producer of palm and palm kernel oil. Most of Indonesia’s oil palm plantation expansion is occurring on the island of Borneo, also known as Kalimantan, which occupies a land area nearly the size California and Florida combined. Oil palm supplies more than 30% of world vegetable oil production. and Catherine T.

Shanghai GM sells 4 millionth Chevrolet

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Indonesia. Separately, SAIC-GM-Wuling (SGMW), a joint venture between GM China, SAIC and Wuling Motors, announced plans to establish a manufacturing facility in Indonesia to build Wuling brand vehicles for the country’s expanding vehicle market. Shanghai GM recently sold its 4 millionth Chevrolet vehicle. Brief

Elevance and Genting enter new biorefinery collaboration

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It has a landbank of about 66,000 hectares in Malaysia and some 180,000 hectares in Indonesia held through joint ventures. It owns seven oil mills in Malaysia and two in Indonesia, with a total milling capacity of 405 tonnes per hour. Elevance Renewable Sciences, Inc., Genting Plantations, a 54.6%-owned Brief

Forecast puts global lead acid battery market at $76.44B by 2022

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Growth of the automotive industry in Indonesia, Mexico, India, Vietnam and Thailand is expected to propel the industry. In a new report, Grand View Research, Inc. forecasts that the global lead acid battery market will reach US$76.44 billion by 2022. VRLA (valve-regulated lead-acid) batteries are forecast to grow at a CAGR of 6.4% Brief

Ballard receives purchase orders for 102 fuel cell systems for telecom backup

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The systems will be deployed in the networks of two wireless telecom customers in Indonesia, to provide reliable and cost-effective backup power in the event of grid outages. Ballard Power Systems has received purchase orders for 102 fuel cell power generation systems to be delivered to its new Southeast Asian distributor, Cascadiant Inc.

Volkswagen Group and Tata Motors Ltd. to explore strategic alliance for joint development projects; ŠKODA to lead

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Through subsidiaries and associate companies, Tata Motors has operations in the UK, South Korea, Thailand, South Africa and Indonesia. Matthias Müller, CEO of Volkswagen AG, Bernhard Maier, CEO of ŠKODA Auto and Günter Butschek, CEO and Managing Director of Tata Motors Ltd., —Matthias Müller, CEO of Volkswagen AG. billion in 2015-16.

UK to launch new study into ‘sustainable palm oil’

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Global investment in renewable power reached $270.2B in 2014, ~17% up from 2013; biofuel investment fell 8% to 10-year low

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billion) were all in the top 10 of investing countries while more than $1 billion was invested in Indonesia, Chile, Mexico, Kenya and Turkey.

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PwC analysis finds meeting 2 C warming target would require “unprecedented and sustained” reductions over four decades

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E7 economies—the BRICs (Brazil, Russia, India and China), and Indonesia, Mexico and Turkey. per year through 2050. Click to enlarge.

Ford cuts global water use 8.5% per vehicle from 2011 to 2012; total usage down 62% since 2000

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Outside of the company, The Ford Fund in 2012 supported 19 different water-related projects in China, Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines, India, Germany and South Africa. Ford has reduced the average amount of water used to make each of its vehicles by 8.5% billion gallons, or about 62%. Brief

New study finds GHG emissions from palm oil production significantly underestimated; palm oil biofuels could be more climate-damaging than oil sands fuels

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Mha, nearly half the total peatland in the area, is formally allocated to conversion to industrial oil palm plantations in Indonesia. Rodrigues (2012) Committed carbon emissions, deforestation, and community land conversion from oil palm plantation expansion in West Kalimantan, Indonesia PNAS doi: 10.1073/pnas.1200452109. —Dr.

Global biofuels production up 17% in 2010 to hit all-time high of 105 billion liters

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Asia produced 12% of the world’s biodiesel in 2010, a 20%t increase from 2009, mostly using palm oil feedstock in Indonesia and Thailand.

Ghosn confirms return of Datsun brand; targeting high-growth markets

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Datsun vehicles will start sales in India, Indonesia, and Russia from 2014. Ghosn made the announcement during remarks on a trip to Jakarta, Indonesia to announce measures to strengten Nissan’s production base and sales presence there. Nissan had phased out the brand in 1986. Brief

PBL/JRC: Global CO2 emissions increase to new all-time record in 2013, but growth is slowing down

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Sharp risers include Brazil (+ 6.2%), India (+ 4.4%), China (+ 4.2%) and Indonesia (+2.3%). This was mainly due to the continuing steady increase in energy use in emerging economies over the past ten years. However, emissions increased at a notably slower rate (2%) than on average in the last ten years (3.8% in 2013. billion tonnes (Gt).

Global geothermal industry passes 12,000 MW operational

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In 2013, new geothermal geologic studies or exploration moved forward in places as diverse as American Samoa, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, St. New project announcements have increased the resource under development to about 30,000 MW. Brief

TM4 and Prestolite Electric Beijing forming JV for heavy-duty electric traction systems

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The new joint venture will target clients in the People’s Republic of China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macao, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, Singapore and the rest of ASEAN countries. TM4 currently offers a range of motor electric power control systems for the transport sector ( earlier post ), including: TM4 M?TIVE GEN, hybrid powertrain; and.

Forecast: global 3-wheeler market to grow at CAGR of 13% through 2019

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The increasing penetration of four wheeler-light commercial vehicles during 2010-13 is providing competition for passenger carrier and load carrier three-wheelers in emerging economies like India, China, Indonesia, etc. TechSci categorizes the three-wheeler industry into two segments: passenger carriers and load carriers. Brief