Honda and Panasonic to begin experiment on battery sharing using detachable mobile batteries and electric motorcycles in Indonesia

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and Panasonic Corporation will conduct a research experiment in Indonesia on battery sharing using the Honda Mobile Power Pack (“Mobile Power Pack”) detachable mobile battery with electric mobility products, including electric motorcycles powered by the Mobile Power Pack. Honda Motor Co.,

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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 IndonesiaIts Karawang Plant will see its capacity increase from 100,000 vehicles to 140,000 vehicles by early 2013 – this will include a new capital investment of US$202million and the hiring of new employees. The company first began [.].

ABS to class first CNG carrier; intra-Indonesia transport

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ABS, a leading provider of global marine classification services, has been chosen to class the world’s first compressed natural gas (CNG) carrier, which has been ordered by Pelayaran Bahtera Adhiguna, a subsidiary of Indonesia’s state-owned power company Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PT PLN).

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 ThailandIt wants to triple its output in the country to 150,000 units a year and plans to invest around US$390million to set up engine manufacturing operations in the region, in order to achieve this goal. With the investment [.].

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. Now Audi has launched manufacturing operations in the country as it works with INDOMOBIL/Garuda Mataram Motor on the assembly of the Audi A4 1.8 TFSI and the Audi A6 2.0 TFSI vehicles in [.].

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. Under the plan, Grab will invest US$700 million in Indonesia over the next four years to support Indonesia’s goal of becoming Southeast Asia’s largest digital economy by 2020. Indonesia is Grab’s largest market in Southeast Asia.

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. Toyota began import and sales activities in Indonesia in 1971, marking 40 years of. began in 2004 and was followed by the “Fortuner” SUV in 2005, making Indonesia an.

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. Around 2,700 cars will be assembled there by 2015, including 2,000 Audi A4 models, for the Indonesian market. The first A4 and A6 models were delivered to Indonesian customers in January.

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

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conducted public-road testing of its new traffic congestion minimization technology ( earlier post ) in Indonesia and verified the effectiveness of the technology in delaying the development of congestion and in improving fuel efficiency by more than 20%.

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 ). This agreement with Indonesia will also allow the FAA to further leverage the work of the Aviation Sustainability Center ( ASCENT ), which is the agency’s Center of Excellence for Alternative Jet Fuels and Environment.

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. Also today, Daihatsu’s vehicle sales company in Indonesia, PT Astra International Tbk, launched the “Ayla”, the Agya’s Daihatsu-brand sibling.

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. Vehicle planning and development is to be carried out by Daihatsu, while production is to take place at the new Suryacipta, Indonesia factory of P.T. 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. The company plans to start up the engine plant and a facility for cast and forged engine parts at around the same time.Suzuki has been assembling its mainstay Swift and SX4 subcompacts in Indonesia, and is working to lift its annual output capacity there from 120,000 vehicles to at least 150,000 next spring. The Nikkei reports that Suzuki Motor Corp.

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. The development of ethanol business is in line with the Government of the Republic of Indonesia’s policy to implement Indonesian target in Energy Mix 2025.

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. Haznan Abimanyu, a scientist from the Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI), said the first plant was designed to produce 10 liters per day. The empty stem and midrib of oil palms would be used as feedstock, Haznan said.

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.

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. PetroChina has set targets to produce as much as 106,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day (BPD) from its operation in Indonesia, up from 104,000 BPD in 2009.

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. The technology could help unlock Indonesia’s abundant coal reserves and would improve energy security by reducing dependence on imported fuels,” said Gita Wirjawan, the head of Indonesia’s Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) ,who represented the government in the signing ceremony.

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 Corporation has entered into a Joint Statement of Cooperation to advance the development of fuel ethanol projects with Pertamina, the state-owned energy company of Indonesia. Celanese TCX production process. Click to enlarge.

Honda technology detects the potential for traffic congestion with the goal to prevent traffic jams; public-road testing in Italy and Indonesia

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With the goal to bring this technology to market, Honda will begin the first public-road testing of the technology in Italy and Indonesia in May and July of this year, respectively, to verify the effectiveness of the technology in minimizing vehicle congestion.

Next Fuel signs definitive agreement to field-test in-situ microbial coal-to-gas technology in Indonesia

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a development stage company, has signed a definitive agreement with PT Enviro Energy to field-test Next Fuel’s microbial Coal-to-Gas technology (CTG) to determine the commercial viability of utilizing it to produce natural gas at PT Enviro Energy’s coal deposits in Indonesia. PT Enviro Energy owns significant coal assets in Indonesia and realizes the potential for this technology to transform unusable lignite, or ‘dirty coal’, into the cleanest fossil fuel with a growing market demand.

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. VICO has been producing conventional gas resources from the Sanga-Sanga block for more than 40 years, and the signature of this PSC is expected to mark the first significant development of CBM in Indonesia.

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. With 230 airplanes at a list price of $21.7

Honda tackles traffic to boost fuel economy by 20 per cent

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Green cars Honda Latest news App fuel economy green cars Indonesia smartphone traffic congestionMaking our fuel go further isn’t just about driving vehicles with better fuel economy ratings: it’s also about adjusting our driving behaviour.

UK to launch new study into ‘sustainable palm oil’

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Mitsubishi Motors, Indonesian Government to partner on EVs

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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Indonesian Government under which it will work to expand the use and availability of electric vehicles in Indonesia. Both the Indonesian Government and Mitsubishi Motors will also work together to conduct a joint study to examine the efficient usage of electric vehicles in Indonesia.

EIA: New import duties drove biomass-based diesel imports down in 2017

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Indonesia did not export any biodiesel to the United States during 2017, possibly because of a preference for Argentine biodiesel. US imports of biomass-based diesel, which include biodiesel and renewable diesel, totaled 14.1

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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. While noise pollution might be the topic of discussion for our Green Piece this week, over in Singapore, its air pollution that is causing concern today.

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. In 2011, 890,000 vehicles were sold in Indonesia, for the first time making the nation ASEAN’s largest car market. Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn announced the return of the Datsun brand as Nissan’s third global brand, alongside Nissan and Infiniti.

Nissan, Frost & Sullivan study finds 37% of Southeast Asian consumers open to buying EV

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Customers in the Philippines, Thailand and Indonesia emerged as the most enthusiastic about electric cars. Nissan is also exploring launch in Indonesia and Philippines. Singapore, Indonesia and Vietnam are most evolved in their understanding with BEVs.

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Sasol halts Indonesian Coal-to-Liquids plant to focus on Gas-to-Liquids

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Sasol confirmed a decision not to continue with a Coal-to-Liquids (CTL) project in Indonesia ( earlier post ), saying that it would instead focus on Gas-to-Liquids opportunities. In December 2009, Sasol, with the Government of the Republic of Indonesia, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), which facilitated the commencement of a screening study into the viability of an integrated Coal-to-Liquids (CTL) project in the Republic of Indonesia, using Sasol’s proprietary technology.

Roskill: automotive batteries and stainless steel to drive nickel demand

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per year over the course of the forecast period, due to rising output in China and Indonesia. Supply growth to come mainly from China and from Indonesia. In recent years, Chinese producers have been investing heavily in nickel pig iron (NPI) plants in Indonesia.

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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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Ride-hailing in Indonesia, the largest market in South-East Asia and the fourth largest market ride-hailing globally, after China, India and the United States, has recently seen fierce competition driven by increasing investment and expansion in the country. The Indonesia market was once a three-way race between Uber, GO-JEK, and Grab. A recent mobility study by ABI Research on regional ride-hailing markets found that 16 billion ride-hailing trips were completed worldwide in 2017.

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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. Vehicles will be sold primarily in Indonesia, with the potential to export to other ASEAN markets in the future. Shanghai GM recently sold its 4 millionth Chevrolet vehicle.

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Global Gas Prices | Hybrid Sales

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Indonesia. sales of hybrid SUVs and other fuel efficient vehicles will prove interesting to watch this year, especially if fuel prices remain relatively low. Expert predictions about where oil and gas prices are headed vary widely.

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Get Your Monkeywrenches Ready! Politicians Beg For Climate Change Wake Up Call

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In this picture provided by the environmental group Greenpeace, Greenpeace climbers rappel down the face of Mount Rushmore National Memorial in Keystone, S.D. on Wednesday, July 8, 2009 to unfurl a banner that challenges President Obama to show leadership on global warming.

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.,

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Continental acquires Singapore-based mobility intelligence provider Quantum Inventions for ITS portfolio

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With the closing, Continental welcomes around 120 employees working across Quantum Inventions’ three offices in Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia; and Quantum Inventions Development Center (QIDC) in India into its fold. Continental has acquired Singapore based mobility-intelligence provider Quantum Inventions.

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Neste-led project verified 50% methane emission reduction at palm oil mills using belt filter press

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The project took place in palm oil mills in Indonesia and Malaysia, and was conducted in collaboration with a palm oil company KLK, a Dutch sustainable trade organization IDH, and an international certification system ISCC (International Sustainability and Carbon Certification).

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Carnegie study finds climate impact of particulates varies greatly depending on where the pollution originated

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In comparison, aerosols from Western Europe, the United States, and Indonesia cool their country of origin only about twice as much as they cool the planet—a significant difference in how these emissions are experienced.

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Datsun on the road to a return

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According to Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn, the brand, which was originally phased out in 1986, will start sales in India, Indonesia and Russia from 2014 – targeting high growth markets. Remember Datsun vehicles? Well… get ready for a trip down memory lane: because the name is about to return as Nissan’s third global brand.

Michelin and Barito Pacific form JV to produce natural rubber in reforestation project; WWF cooperation agreement

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Michelin and the Barito Pacific Group (BPG) have formed a joint-venture in Indonesia with Barito Pacific Group (BPG) for producing natural, eco-friendly rubber. A partnership with WWF France and WWF Indonesia for researching and establishing the best possible solutions in the plantation zones, with the WWF having presence on concessions bordering those of Michelin/Barito in Jambi.

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Jakarta study finds HOV policy reduced number of cars in city

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In March 2016, Jakarta, Indonesia, with a population of more than 30 million, abruptly ended a high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) policy that required three passengers in a car during peak hours. The sudden halt provided a team from Harvard and MIT with valuable insights into how carpooling affects traffic flow within the megacity. In a paper published in Science , the team reported that after the policy was abruptly abandoned, delays rose from 2.1

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