Neste investing €1.4B to boost capacity for renewable drop-in fuels and products production in Singapore

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Neste Corporation will invest approximately €1.4 billion to add additional renewable products production capacity in Singapore. Singapore expansion. The investment will extend Neste’s renewable product overall capacity in Singapore by up to 1.3

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Toyota develops “Total-care Service” for ride-hailing companies; rollout with Grab in Singapore

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Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) is introducing “total-care service,” a pioneering set of mobility services specially designed for ride-hailing companies. Singapore will see the first service roll-out, with Toyota Motor Asia Pacific Pte Ltd.

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ST Engineering launches several initiatives on autonomous vehicles in Singapore

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ST Engineering announced several initiatives to advance Singapore’s Smart Mobility 2030 vision of a smart transportation network and to strengthen its leadership in the development of autonomous vehicle (AV) technologies. ST Kinetics also announced that it will conduct AV trials in partnership with Singapore’s Land Transport Authority (LTA). ST Kinetics’ autonomous buses will be one of the first in Singapore to operate on public roads.

NTU to trial Singapore’s first driverless vehicle

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In a partnership between Nanyang Technological University (NTU), JTC Corporation and Induct Technologies, and supported by the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB), an autonomous electric shuttle manufactured by Induct will run a 2 km (1.2-mile) between NTU and JTC CleanTech Park.

ExxonMobil completes acquisition of one of the world’s largest aromatics plants in Singapore

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ExxonMobil Chemical Company announced that its Singapore affiliate has completed its acquisition of one of the world’s largest aromatics facilities on Jurong Island in Singapore. The facility, previously owned by Jurong Aromatics Corporation, is located near ExxonMobil’s largest integrated refining and petrochemical complex, which has an ethylene production capacity of 1.9

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Singapore Airlines & CAAS partner on “Green Package” flights; biofuels, optimized operations and fuel-efficient A350-950

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Singapore Airlines (SIA), in partnership with the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore ( CAAS ), has started operating a series of 12 “green package” flights over a three-month period on its non-stop San Francisco-Singapore route. The first of the 12 flights, SQ31, departed San Francisco at 1121hrs (San Francisco Time) on 1 May 2017 and arrived in Singapore at 1910 hrs (Singapore Time) on 2 May with 206 passengers on board.

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BYD electric vehicles head to Singapore

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The expansion of Chinese electric vehicle manufacturer BYD continues in earnest after the company signed a memorandum of understanding with SMRT Corporation in Singapore. SMRT was the first public transport provider in Singapore and [.]. Electric cars Green cars Latest news BYD BYD e6 electric taxi BYD eBUSes electric vehicles Singapore

Singapore LTA selects nuTonomy for trials of autonomous mobility-on-demand transportation service; new AV testing center

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In addition to Delphi ( earlier post ), Singapore’s Land Transport Authority (LTA) has also selected nuTonomy to begin trials of an autonomous mobility-on-demand transportation service.

2016 78

Neste Oil to recover CO2 at its renewable diesel refinery in Singapore

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Neste Oil Singapore Pte Ltd and National Oxygen Pte Ltd (NOX), one of the one of the largest industrial gas manufacturers in Singapore, have signed an agreement to install a carbon dioxide recovery and liquefaction plant at Neste Oil’s renewable diesel (NExBTL) refinery in Singapore.

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Driverless electric shuttle to be trialled in Singapore

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A university in Singapore is to latest to trial the world’s first electric driverless shuttle. It’s expected that the autonomous vehicle will soon be shuttling passengers between the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and JTC Corporation''s (JTC) CleanTech Park.

LTA, SMRT, StarHub and IBM collaborate to improve transport with data for Singapore commuters

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The Land Transport Authority of Singapore (LTA), SMRT Corporation Ltd (SMRT) StarHub and IBM are collaborating to apply fusion analytics to create a state-of-the-art public transport system that will improve the commuter experience across Singapore.

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Mitsubishi Motors signs cooperation agreement to promote EVs with the Singapore Government

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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) and its distributor in Singapore Cycle & Carriage Automotive PTE Limited (CCA) signed a Cooperation Agreement to collaborate on activities to popularize electric vehicles (EV) with the Singapore government. We are delighted to welcome Mitsubishi Motors on board as the first major EV supplier for Singapore's EV test bed program. —Leo Yip, Chairman, Singapore Economic Development Board.

Syntroleum files suit against Neste Oil in Singapore over renewable diesel patent

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Syntroleum Corporation filed suit against Neste Oil Singapore Pte Ltd with the High Court of Singapore asserting Syntroleum’s Singapore Patent No. 172,045 entitled “Even Carbon Number Paraffin Composition And Method of Manufacturing Same.”

BYD signs MOU to discuss EV JV in Singapore; distributing eBUSes and e6 taxis

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SMRT Corporation Ltd. and its wholly owned subsidiary SMRT International Pte Ltd, a multi-modal transport service provider in Singapore, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with BYD Company Limited to enter into discussions regarding the possibility of establishing a joint venture to distribute BYD’s eBUSes and e6 Taxis in Singapore.

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Renault-Nissan Alliance Partners with Singapore Government for EVs

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The Renault-Nissan Alliance has formed a partnership with the Energy Market Authority (EMA), the Land Transport Authority (LTA) and the Economic Development Board (EDB) of Singapore to explore the development of Zero Emission Vehicles Program. EV development is an exciting new area particularly relevant to the Singapore context. Singapore is well-positioned for the deployment of EVs due to our relative small size, urban environment, robust electrical grid and IT infrastructure.

Osum Oil Sands closes $500M private placement; new investors include government of Singapore

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The new shareholder group was led by KERN Partners and included Government of Singapore Investment Corporation (GIC) and two large Canadian institutional investors, while existing major shareholders Warburg Pincus LLC and Blackstone Capital Partners participated for a significant portion of the financing. Canada-based Osum Oil Sands Corp. has entered into definitive agreements with a group of investors to issue, on a private placement basis, $500 million in equity securities.

Renault-Nissan and Singapore Government to develop zero-emission mobility

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Renault-Nissan Alliance has formed a partnership with the Energy Market Authority (EMA), the Land Transport Authority (LTA) and the Economic Development Board (EDB) of Singapore to explore the development of Zero Emission Vehicles Programme. “EV development is an exciting new area particularly relevant to the Singapore context. The EV taskforce was set up to assess the benefits and applicability of adopting EVs in Singapore.

Eltek to supply on-board chargers for Volvo Car Corporation plug-in hybrid program

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Norway-based Eltek has signed an agreement with Volvo Car Corporation regarding deliveries of on-board chargers for a hybrid electrical vehicle program. owned subsidiary Nera Telecommunications Ltd in Singapore, Eltek is also a regional supplier of transmission systems, satellite communications and info comm systems. Under the agreement, Eltek will supply complete water-cooled on-board chargers with volume production starting in 2012.

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Neste Oil sues Dynamic Fuels, LLC, Syntroleum Corporation, and Tyson Foods for infringement on NExBTL-related patent

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Neste Oil Corporation has filed a patent infringement action against Dynamic Fuels, LLC, Syntroleum Corporation, and Tyson Foods, Inc in the US District Court for the District of Delaware. billion) in renewable diesel production at its sites in Singapore, the Netherlands, and Finland over the last few years and currently has approx.

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Neste Oil sues Dynamic Fuels, LLC, Syntroleum Corporation, and Tyson Foods for infringement on NExBTL-related patent

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Neste Oil Corporation has filed a patent infringement action against Dynamic Fuels, LLC, Syntroleum Corporation, and Tyson Foods, Inc in the US District Court for the District of Delaware. billion) in renewable diesel production at its sites in Singapore, the Netherlands, and Finland over the last few years and currently has approx.

2012 69

nuTonomy to test its self-driving cars on specific public roads in Boston

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The testing in Boston will enable nuTonomy to build on the knowledge it has gained from the public road tests and public trials it has been conducting in Singapore’s one-north business district. nuTonomy plans to launch its self-driving mobility-on-demand service in Singapore in 2018.

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Autonomous driving software company nuTonomy closes $16M A round

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In Singapore, where nuTonomy has strong governmental support, the round included participation from EDBI, the dedicated corporate investment arm of the Singapore Economic Development Board. The company currently operates an R&D fleet of autonomous vehicles in Singapore, where it was the first private company to win governmental approval for testing on public roads. nuTonomy Inc.,

Neste Oil and Renewable Energy Group enter into NExBTL license agreement

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Neste Oil Corporation and Renewable Energy Group have entered into a Settlement and License Agreement whereby the parties have settled Neste Oil’s US patent infringement lawsuits against REG and REG’s Singapore patent infringement lawsuits against Neste Oil and REG has licensed certain Neste Oil NExBTL renewable drop-in fuel technology and intellectual property rights for use at REG Geismar in Louisiana.

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Scania and Ahola Transport agree on semi-autonomous platooning

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The first was announced in January 2017, and is with the Singapore Ministry of Transport and the Port of Singapore Authority (PSA Corporation). That project entails truck platooning on public roads while transporting containers between port terminals in Singapore.

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Rice husks to H2; wet combustion technology converts waste organic materials to hydrogen and other value-added materials

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The Institute of Chemical and Engineering Sciences (ICES), an Institute of The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) (Singapore), is collaborating with Shion Pte Ltd (Shion), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Japan’s Science System Corporation Shion Inc., in a 18-month project to further develop wet combustion technology invented by Science System Corporation Shion Inc. Science System Corporation Shion Inc.

Robert Bosch Venture Capital leads US$17.5M investment in Teralytics; advanced mobility analytics using telecom data

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Robert Bosch Venture Capital GmbH (RBVC), the corporate venture capital company of the Bosch Group, is leading a US$17.5-million investment in Teralytics , a Swiss software company building a platform to provide advanced mobility analytics powered by telecom network data.

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Hyundai, Kia invest additional US$250M in Grab; pilot EV projects

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Southeast Asia’s leading O2O (online to offline) mobile platform, announced an agreement under which Hyundai Motor Company and Kia Motors Corporation will invest an additional US$250 million into Grab and establish a partnership to pilot EV programs across Southeast Asia. To start, Grab, Hyundai and Kia will launch a series of EV pilot projects in Southeast Asia starting with Singapore in 2019. Hyundai Motor Group and Grab Holdings Inc.,

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Lifecycle study finds LNG can reduce shipping GHG emissions by up to 21%

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Naturgy, Novatek Gas & Power, NYK Line, Petronet LNG, Port of Rotterdam, Qatargas, Shell, Société Générale, Sumitomo Corporation, Total, TOTE Inc., Toyota Tsusho, Uyeno Group of Companies, Port of Vancouver, Wärtsilä, and Yokohama-Kawasaki International Port Corporation (YKIP).

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Toyota to invest $1B in Grab and strengthen collaboration to accelerate development of new mobility technologies

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Toyota Motor Corporation has concluded an agreement with Grab Holdings Inc. The recorder, developed by Toyota for corporate fleets, has been installed in 100 Grab rental cars.

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Neste Oil files another NExBTL patent infringement suit against Syntroleum and Tyson

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Neste Oil Corporation has filed a new patent infringement action against Dynamic Fuels, LLC, Syntroleum Corporation, and Tyson Foods, Inc. In September 2012, the US Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) issued an Order granting Syntroleum Corporation’s request for inter partes re-examination of US Patent No. 2 million t/a of NExBTL renewable diesel capacity at sites in Singapore, the Netherlands, and Finland.

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Mitsubishi Motors to promote EVs with Hsinchu County in Taiwan

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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation’s business partner in Taiwan China Motors Corp (CMC), Mitsubishi Corporation, (MC) and the Hsinchu County government in northwestern Taiwan have signed a memorandum of understanding regarding the promotion of electric vehicles (EVs). In addition, MMC is in cooperation with numerous governments in their EV popularization initiatives, including the Republic of Monaco, Iceland, Denmark, Singapore and Thailand.

Nissan starts field testing e-NV200 electric van in Saitama City

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Nissan has been carrying out field tests since 2011 for the e-NV200 with major corporations. In Japan, tests have been conducted by AEONMALL Corporation and Coca-Cola Central Japan Co., In Europe, field tests have been carried out by British Gas, while recently in Singapore, FedEx Express participated in tests as part of the company’s comprehensive global field testing program.

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Toho Tenax’s prepreg helps to cut 1.1MW Tajima Rimac electric racer’s weight

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The racing team is a joint project of the Association for the Promotion of Electric Vehicles and Tajima Motor Corporation Co., The vehicle was built in cooperation between Tajima Motor Corporation, SIM-Drive and Rimac Automobili (Croatia).

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Cellulosic biogasoline company Cool Planet completes second close of D Round, raises another $19.4M; $60M total

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This work will be supported by leading international engineering firm, URS Corporation, as the company recently announced. The round added investors from Hong Kong, Singapore, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and Mexico to the existing investor base, including North Bridge Venture Partners, Shea Ventures, BP, Google Ventures, Energy Technology Ventures (GE, ConocoPhillips, NRG Energy), and the Constellation division of Exelon.

Sony to sell battery business to Murata

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Sony Corporation, the company that in 1991 commercialized the world’s first lithium-ion battery, and Murata Manufacturing have entered into a non-binding memorandum of understanding that confirms their intent to negotiate the transfer of the Sony Group’s battery business to the Murata Group.

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Toshiba delivers world’s first propulsion system integrating PMSM and SiC diode to Tokyo Metro

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Toshiba Corporation has delivered the world’s first train propulsion systems incorporating totally enclosed Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motors (PMSM) and silicon carbide (SiC) Variable Voltage Variable Frequency (VVVF) traction inverters. Overseas, trains incorporating a Toshiba propulsion system will enter service in Singapore in 2015 and after

2014 76

Nissan begins global proving tests for NV200-based EVs for compact commercial market

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—Nissan Corporate Vice President Hideto Murakami, responsible for the Global LCV Business Unit. The NV200 is available in Japan and Europe since FY2009 and China and Singapore from FY2010, and future launches are planned for the US and India. Nissan Motor Co.,

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ExxonMobil plans five-year investment of $185B to develop new energy supplies; 21 major oil and gas projects to begin production between 2012 and 2014

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Exxon Mobil Corporation plans to invest approximately $185 billion over the next five years to develop new supplies of energy to meet expected growth in demand, Chairman and CEO Rex W. Additional projects are under way, including new facilities at ExxonMobil’s Singapore refinery and at a joint-venture refinery in Saudi Arabia. A major expansion at the Singapore chemicals facilities is nearing completion.

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Petrobras To Take Pioneering FPSO to US Sector of Gulf of Mexico

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The FPSO is slated to set sail from Singapore in December 2009 and to arrive in the Gulf of Mexico in early 2010. That same year, in July, the vessel sailed to the Keppel Shipyard, in Singapore, and is expected to be completed in December.

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Mitsubishi begins delivery of the largest order of i-MiEVs to date; 50 of 507 to Estonian government

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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) has delivered the first 50 i-MiEV new-generation electric vehicles (EV) out of 507 units scheduled to be provided to the Estonian government. The provision of the 507 i-MiEVs to the Estonian government was concluded between Mitsubishi Corporation and the Estonian government this past March as a part of an agreement to purchase 10 million tons of emissions rights.

Survey finds LNG-fueled ship orders up 26% in six months

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Following a world survey of the marine industry, Zeus Development Corporation has identified 63 LNG-fueled ships in operation or under development, up from 48 units last December. Currently projects underway in Belgium, Sweden, Finland, South Korea, Singapore, Japan and elsewhere have made efforts to offer LNG bunkering and incentives to support LNG-fueled marine technology.

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Why Warren Buffett is investing in electric car company BYD - Apr. 13, 2009

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Eaton hybrid systems log 100M miles in service, reduce fuel consumption by 4M gallons

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Eaton Corporation announced that customers of its hybrid systems have collectively accumulated more than 100 million miles of service, reducing fuel consumption by 4 million gallons of diesel fuel and harmful emissions by 40,000 metric tons. More than 4,500 of Eaton’s hybrid systems are in use today on city buses, school buses, package delivery trucks, beverage delivery trucks, refrigerated delivery trucks, refuse and recycling trucks, utility vehicles and other commercial applications.

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