Eberspaecher introduces new AC system for hybrid and battery-electric buses in Asia-Pacific

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in Hyderabad (India) earlier this month, Eberspaecher presented its new all-electric air-conditioning system AC135 AE, especially developed for hybrid and battery-electric driven buses in the Asia-Pacific region. At Prawaas 3.0

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IDTechEX sees battery swapping as winner in 2- and 3-wheeler markets of Asia-Pacific

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In a new report, “ Battery Swapping for Electric Vehicles 2022-2032: Technology, Players and Forecasts ”, market research firm IDTechEx concludes that battery-swapping technology currently appears to be a winner in the two- and three-wheeler markets of the Asia-Pacific regions.

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GlobalData: Asia to spearhead global refinery FCCU capacity additions between 2022 and 2026

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Asia is expected to register the highest refinery Fluid Catalytic Cracking Units (FCCU) capacity additions globally between 2022 and 2026, accounting for approximately 48% of the total capacity additions by 2026, according to GlobalData, a data and analytics company.

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EIA: At least 9 new refinery projects to come online before end of 2023 in Asia and Middle East; 2.9 MMb/d

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In Asia and the Middle East, at least nine refinery projects are beginning operations or are scheduled to come online before the end of 2023, according to the US Energy Information Administration (EIA).

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Five of Asia’s biggest economies are forecast to see dramatic solar growth

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Five of Asia’s biggest economies are expected to see exponential growth of solar, positioning the region to become a global hub of solar power, according to independent energy think tank Ember.

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ION Energy: Poised to disrupt Asia’s battery metals scene

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The post ION Energy: Poised to disrupt Asia’s battery metals scene appeared first on Innovation News Network. Mongolia’s first lithium brine explorer and developer ION Energy is well-placed to become a major name in the Asian battery metals market.

QuantumScape expands to Asia-Pacific region with new R&D enter in Japan

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QuantumScape Corporation, a leading developer of next-generation solid-state lithium-metal batteries for use in electric vehicles ( earlier post ), is expanding into the Asia-Pacific region with an office in Kyoto, Japan. Headquartered in San Jose, California, QuantumScape has worked with automotive original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and tools and materials suppliers across the Asia-Pacific region for several years.

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LR and partners launch Silk Alliance to develop Green Corridor Cluster beginning with intra-Asia container trade

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The Silk Alliance members will draw from their individual areas of expertise to develop a fleet-specific fuel transition strategy for container ships operating primarily in Asia, based on the Lloyd’s Register Maritime Decarbonization Hub’s First Mover Framework. Lloyd’s Register Maritime Decarbonization Hub is working with 11 leading cross-supply chain stakeholders to develop a fleet fuel transition strategy that can enable the establishment of a highly scalable Green Corridor Cluster.

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Hyundai Motor Group deepens partnership with Grab to accelerate EV adoption in Southeast Asia

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are enhancing their ongoing strategic partnership in mobility services to focus on accelerating EV adoption in Southeast Asia. Both parties will also develop a joint EV roadmap to accelerate adoption in Southeast Asia. Since the initial partnership was announced in 2018, both parties have launched a series of EV pilots in Southeast Asia, starting with Singapore in 2019 and Indonesia in 2020. Hyundai Motor Group and Grab Holdings Inc.

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Neste and ANA collaborate on first supply of Sustainable Aviation Fuel in Asia

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Neste and All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest and a 5-Star airline, are entering a sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) supply agreement. ANA will become the first airline to use SAF on flights departing from Japan; the agreement also represents Neste’s first SAF supply to an Asian airline. Initial operations will begin from October 2020 as ANA plans SAF-fueled flights from both Haneda International airport and Narita International Airport.

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Integrated “Future Energy Asia” and “Future Mobility Asia” Exhibition and Summit To Drive Forward ASEAN Energy Transition and Clean Mobility Transformation

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The post Integrated “Future Energy Asia” and “Future Mobility Asia” Exhibition and Summit To Drive Forward ASEAN Energy Transition and Clean Mobility Transformation appeared first on Bauaelectric Auto News.

ATC Drivetrain launches remanufacturing solutions for electric vehicles in North America and Asia

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ATC Drivetrain, an independent global remanufacturer of automotive powertrain and drivetrain systems, is launching remanufacturing capabilities for electric vehicle systems at its Oklahoma City, OK facility to serve the North American automotive market and at its Zhangjiang, China facility to serve the Asian automotive market.

Tesla reportedly puts Chinese exec in charge of Asia Pacific operations

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Tom Zhu, president of Tesla China, will oversee Tesla's Asia-Pacific region, a position previously held by a US executive, according to Bloomberg. The post Tesla reportedly puts Chinese exec in charge of Asia Pacific operations appeared first on CnEVPost.

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Ford reorganizes Asia Pacific markets; establishes stand-alone China business

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Ford Motor Company is reorganizing its Asia Pacific operations. Peter Fleet, president Ford Asia Pacific, will facilitate the transition of Chen into his new position as leader of the Ford operations in China. Fleet will also oversee the establishment of a new International Markets business unit, which will initially comprise Ford’s existing Asia Pacific businesses outside of China and other markets globally—the subject of a future announcement.

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Segway-Ninebot Expands Manufacturing Capabilities Across Asia

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The e-mobility and robotics specialist has recently opened a new factory in Vietnam

Enlit Asia 2022

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Tesla India teams reassigned to other Asia-Pacific markets

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The Tesla India team was reassigned to Asia-Pacific (APAC) and other markets. The post Tesla India teams reassigned to other Asia-Pacific markets appeared first on TESLARATI.

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GAF Energy moves its solar manufacturing from Asia to the US

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Roof-integrated solar company GAF Energy announced today that it will move all of its manufacturing from Asia to a facility in Silicon Valley. It’s a reversal of the solar industry trend of manufacturing solar panels in Asia due to lower labor costs.

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GM expands landfill-free efforts in Asia

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General Motors’ Rayong engine plant in Thailand and Cheongna proving ground in Korea are now landfill-free , bringing the company’s total to 33 sites throughout Asia that recycle, reuse or convert to energy all of their daily waste. GM’s landfill-free facility count in Asia compares to 45 in North America and 22 in Europe. 70% of waste at GM manufacturing plants in Asia is packaging materials such as wood and cardboard.

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BMW Group and NTU Singapore launch US$965K electromobility research program; Electromobility in Asia and Smart Materials

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This new research program will be conducted at the Future Mobility Research Lab located on the NTU campus, which is the BMW Group’s first joint lab in Southeast Asia. The new research program will focus on two new areas, Electromobility in Asia and also Smart Materials. —Axel Pannes, Managing Director of BMW Group Asia. Driver Assistance Systems Electric (Battery) Materials Other Asia Plug-ins Urban mobility

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EIA projects nearly 50% increase in world energy usage by 2050, led by growth in Asia

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EIA projects most of this growth will come from regions where the consumption of energy is driven by strong economic growth, particularly in non-OECD Asia. Energy consumption was greater in Asia than in any other region in 2018, and we project that consumption will almost double between 2018 and 2050, making Asia both the largest and fastest-growing region in the world for energy consumption.

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Tesla Q4 deliveries teased with 12 export ships to Asia and Europe

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Tesla export ship trackers have identified at least 12 ships traveling to Europe and Asia for Q4, delivering vehicles from the Fremont Factory and Giga Shanghai. Two of the identified Tesla ships are carrying cars from Fremont to Asia.

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Mobileye and WILLER partner to launch autonomous robotaxi service in Japan, Southeast Asia

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Mobileye, an Intel Company, and WILLER, one of the largest transportation operators in Japan, Taiwan and the Southeast Asian region, have formed a strategic collaboration to launch an autonomous robotaxi service in Japan and markets across Southeast Asia, including Taiwan.

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Hyundai Motor Group Deepens Partnership with Grab to Accelerate EV Adoption in Southeast Asia

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The post Hyundai Motor Group Deepens Partnership with Grab to Accelerate EV Adoption in Southeast Asia appeared first on EV Obsession. Electric Cars Electric Vehicles EV Companies EV adoption GrabCar Elektrik Southeast Asia

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GlobalData: China to account for 44% of Asia’s crude oil refining capacity in 2023

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China will drive the majority of growth in the crude oil refining industry in Asia between 2018 and 2023, contributing 44% of Asia’s crude oil refining capacity in 2023, according to GlobalData. The company’s report: ‘ China Crude Oil Refinery Outlook to 2023 ’ finds that the total refining capacity of China in 2018 was 15,994 thousand barrels per day (mbd)—46% of Asia’s total refining capacity in 2018.

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There Are 12 Tesla-Carrying Ships Now Headed To Europe And Asia

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Trackers identified 2 ships heading from California to Asia and 10 en route from Shanghai to Europe

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Roskill: Europe will still need to import more than 50% of Li-ion cathode materials from Asia by 2025

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The EU says it could be self-sufficient in EV batteries by 2025. However, despite Europe’s fast-expanding capacity of Li-ion battery production, its cathode materials production capacity is struggling to keep up.

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SK Group to invest $1.5B in Plug Power; strategic partnership and JV to accelerate H2 economy in Asia

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The combination of SK Group’s significant presence and leadership throughout Asia’s energy industry and its strategic direction on portfolio transformation to green via hydrogen economy with Plug Power’s leadership in hydrogen fuel cell systems, fueling stations and green hydrogen generation represents a powerful team to accelerate the growth of hydrogen economy in Asian markets, the new partners said. Plug Power Inc.,

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CNOOC takes delivery of Asia’s first LNG tug

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China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) has taken delivery of Asia’s first tugboat Hai Yang Shi You 525 , designed to operate solely on liquefied natural gas (LNG) as ship’s fuel. Hai Yang Shi You 525 , the first of two tugs built by the Zhenjiang shipyard for CNOOC, features a propulsion package based on twin Rolls-Royce Bergen C26:33L9PG engines and a pair of Rolls-Royce US 205 CP azimuth thrusters to ensure the tugs have rapid maneuvering and strong bollard pull capabilities.

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Honda studying collaboration with Grab for motorcycle sharing services in Southeast Asia

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to begin discussion toward collaboration in the area of motorcycle sharing services in Southeast Asia. Within this trend, signs of the oncoming structural change which will shift emphasis from “ownership” to “shared use” of products has become increasingly visible in the motorcycle market in Southeast Asia as well. Honda Motor Co., recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Grab Inc.,

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As Demand Soars, Tesla Launches Largest Delivery Center In Asia

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While everything's bigger in Texas, China seems to be stealing that thunder when it comes to EVs

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Asia-Pacific EV Charging Infrastructure 2022

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Toyota develops tropospheric ozone-concentration simulator for South and East Asia

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have developed a simulator able to predict tropospheric ozone concentrations across the whole of South and East Asia. The simulator is expected to contribute with efforts to reduce energy consumption and limit emissions of the substances in South and East Asia that cause atmospheric pollution—one factor in global warming—and thereby bring about significant benefits worldwide. China Emissions India Other Asia

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Toyota begins collaboration with Grab on ride-hailing service in Southeast Asia; MSPF

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Grab), the largest ride-hailing service company in Southeast Asia, are collaborating to provide ride-hailing services throughout Southeast Asia. This project will now be extended to Southeast Asia for the first time. Grab offers the widest range of on-demand transportation services in the most markets in Southeast Asia, with more than 55 million app downloads and more than 1.2

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Audi opens Research & Development Center for Asia in Beijing, China

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Audi AG has opened its new Audi R&D Center Asia in Beijing, China. The head of the Audi R&D Center Asia is Lorenz Fuehrlinger. The teams get their inspiration from trends in Asia and will transfer new perspectives back to the headquarters in Ingolstadt, where the global design is created. The center is part of Audi’s global R&D and will closely cooperate with the development departments of FAW-Volkswagen.

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ABI Research: 16B ride-hailing trips completed globally in 2017, 24B expected in 2018; 70% in Asia

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The results showed that just more than 70% of ride-hailing trips were completed in Asia alone, with the next biggest markets being North America and Latin America, with only 5% of trips being completed in Western Europe due to stricter regulation. It hasn’t been all success stories for those operating in Asia, however. Some foreign companies, such as Uber, have struggled in the region, leading to its exit out of China and South-East Asia.

2018 183

Bosch offering range of complete powertrains for two-wheelers; Asia and smartphones

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Asia is a driver of growth. The company has developed an electronically controlled fuel injection system that can be adapted to any vehicle—allowing Bosch to offer solutions ranging from the cheapest single-cylinder two-wheeler in Asia to the high-performance bikes prevalent in Europe and North America. Just as it is for cars, Asia is a driver of growth in the two-wheeler segment. Bosch intends to apply its unified systems approach to low-cost models in Asia.

2014 224

VW brings E-Bugster concept to Beijing for Asia premier

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Volkswagen is showing the E-Bugster electric vehicle concept, unveiled earlier this year at the Detroit Auto Show ( earlier post ) at Auto China in Beijing for its premiere in Asia. The two-seat Beetle speedster, features an 85 kW electric motor or 38.3 kWh battery pack, and accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 10.8 seconds. Volkswagen calls the complete electric drive unit “Blue-e-Motion”.

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PNNL: increases in aerosols from East Asia decreased effects of reductions in US emissions in western states by 25%

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A study led by scientists at the US Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory found that, in the western United States, increases in aerosols from East Asia decreased the radiative warming effect induced by reductions in US emissions by 25% from 1980-2014. Researchers found that increases in emissions from East Asia decreased the warming effect (e.g.,

2018 174

Scuderi Group expands operations to Asia

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There are more than 43 million internal combustion engines produced in Asia every year, with a majority of these engines produced for automotive applications where automakers continue to struggle to achieve higher fuel economy targets. Scuderi Group, the developer of a split-cycle and engine and air-hybrid variant, has opened a Japan office and hired a Director of Asian Operations, Deryk Langlais.

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Tesla Opens First Supercharging Station In Southeast Asia

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It's also the first Supercharger in Singapore

UNEP Asia Pacific: compelling case for green economy

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To prosper over the remainder of the 21st Century, the countries of the Asia Pacific need a new “green” industrial revolution to drive dramatic improvements in resource efficiency, according to a major international report to be released in Canberra next week. This research and its significance for the Asia Pacific region will be discussed at the Australian launch of the report on Tuesday, 27 September at the Hotel Kurrajong in Canberra.

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Airbus forecasts Asia-Pacific will need ~11,000 new aircraft over the next 20 years

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Airlines in the Asia-Pacific region will lead global demand for larger and more eco-efficient aircraft over the next 20 years, according to Airbus’ latest Global Market Forecast (GMF). In value terms, the region will account for 42% of the global market for new airliners, reflecting the higher proportion of widebody aircraft required in Asia-Pacific. Increasing urbanization from already high levels in the region means that 25 of the 89 mega cities in 2032 will be in Asia-Pacific.

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