Malaysia Airlines flies first flight in Malaysia using sustainable aviation fuel

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Malaysia Airlines, the national carrier of Malaysia, operated its inaugural flight using sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) in partnership with PETRONAS Dagangan Berhad (PDB) and Neste.

AirAsia and Skyports partner to explore air taxi vertiport development in Malaysia

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Already a global leading brand in the commercial airline industry, AirAsia is also actively involved in the operationalization of AAM in Malaysia.


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Samsung SDI to invest US$1.3B in second battery production facility in Malaysia

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billion) investment phase-by-phase until completion in 2025, Plant 2 at Samsung SDI Energy Malaysia (SDIEM) will start mass-production of PRiMX 21700 cylindrical batteries (21mm X 70 mm) in 2024. Samsung SDI’s decision to construct the second factory in Malaysia comes as a strategy to meet the rising demand for cylindrical batteries recently. Samsung SDI broke ground on a second battery production facility in Seremban, Malaysi. With a total of 1.7 trillion won (US$1.3

Samsung SDI invests $1.3 billion in cylindrical battery lines in Malaysia

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Samsung SDI broke ground on a second battery production facility in Seremban, Malaysia. billion) investment phase-by-phase until completion in 2025, Plant 2 at Samsung SDI Energy Malaysia (SDIEM) will start mass-production of PRiMX 21700 cylindrical batteries (21mm X 70 mm) in 2024.

Malaysia wants EVs to be tax-free, duty-free to encourage consumers to buy


In April, Malaysia Automotive, Robotics, and IoT Institute CEO Datuk Madani Sahari said that policies on EVs were being drafted, and included the proposals that Tengku Zafrul mentioned. The current market for electric vehicles in Malaysia is small.

Airbus forms a sustainable fuel Center of Excellence in Malaysia

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Airbus and key Malaysian partners recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to assess local solutions for sustainable bio-mass production in Malaysia. The Center of Excellence will help us to improve the understanding of the nature of aviation biofuel commercialization in Malaysia, to identify the opportunities and challenges, and to evaluate the possibility of social, economic, market and technology change and its cost, obstacles and challenges.

Graphene NanoChem and Sync R&D partner to develop graphene-enhanced Li-ion battery for shuttle bus in Malaysia

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Malaysia-based Graphene NanoChem’s wholly-owned subsidiary Platinum Nanochem Sdn Bhd has entered into a product development and collaboration agreement with Sync R&D Sdn Bhd jointly to develop a graphene-enhanced lithium-ion battery solution for electric buses under the Electric Bus 1 Malaysia program (EB1M Program).

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Suzuki to partner with Proton in Malaysia; new 2-cylinder 0.8L diesel for compacts in India

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Proton will manufacture the model at its own plant, and distribute and sell the model under the Proton brand through its sales network in Malaysia. Suzuki Motor Corporation (SMC) will collaborate with the Malaysian national carmaker Proton Holdings Berhad. As the first step of the collaboration, SMC will supply KD (knocked down) components for a Suzuki model to Proton.

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Honda to begin Jazz hybrid production in Malaysia; adding second production line

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Honda Malaysia Sdn. HMSB), a Honda automobile production and sales joint venture in Malaysia, has begun construction of a second automobile production line at the existing auto plant in Malacca, Malaysia. Malaysia is the Honda’s largest hybrid vehicle market in Southeast Asia today, with a further increase in demand for hybrid vehicles expected.

Cool Planet and Acritaz Greentech to build $60M commercial biorefinery in Malaysia

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Cool Planet Energy Systems, a developer of small-scale bio refineries for the conversion of non-food biomass into drop-in biofuels and soil enhancing biochar ( earlier post ), and Acritaz Greentech, a group of companies that bring biomass processing and bio-technology innovation to plantations, signed an agreement to explore the building of multiple commercial biorefineries in Malaysia.

Budget 2022: EVs in Malaysia to Be Completely Tax Free,The Mercedes-Benz SUSTAINEER, Autonomous, EV Trucks, & More

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Malaysia EVs Community reports: 1. The post Budget 2022: EVs in Malaysia to Be Completely Tax Free,The Mercedes-Benz SUSTAINEER, Autonomous, EV Trucks, & More appeared first on EV Obsession. Full exemption on import duty, excise duty and sales tax for EV vehicles.

Malaysia demands more electric cars

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Malaysia is the latest country to ramp up its commitment to green cars – after its government revealed it wants to boost production of electric vehicles in the area. Even though other countries are ahead of Malaysia in the green car race, the government hopes that boosting production of electric cars will help it quickly [.]. Electric cars Green cars Latest news electric cars green cars Malaysia Mitsubishi i-MiEV

Glycos Biotechnologies Expands into Malaysia; Focus on Palm Oil

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GlycosBio), a biochemical company using metabolic engineering and microbiology for the production of sustainable biochemicals, is expanding into Malaysia. a government-supported industrial ecosystem focused on the advancement of biotechnology in Malaysia, will collaborate on the construction of GlycosBio’s biochemical plant and biotechnology research and development facility within Bio-XCell’s industrial park in Malaysia. Glycos Biotechnologies, Inc.

Honda to bring Jazz Hybrid to Malaysia

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It is the largest market for hybrid cars in all of South East Asia: and now Malaysia will soon be welcoming a hybrid car production plant of its own. That’s because Honda has started to construct a second automobile production line at its plant in Malacca, Malaysia: this one will produce mostly small vehicles, including [.]. Green cars Honda Hybrid cars Latest news green cars Honda Jazz hybrid cars Malaysia

Malaysia team finds adding graphene nanoflakes to lubricant improves thermal conductivity 17% with no change in viscosity

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A team of Malaysian scientists from the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus and Taylor’s University are examining the effects of adding graphene nanoflakes to various commercially available lubricants. Abdul Khaliq Rasheed of the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus is optimistic that graphene nanolubricants could last approximately 20% longer than the currently available 5,000 and 10,000 km motor oils.

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Malaysia trials Proton electric cars

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Green credentials electric vehicles Greenlots Malaysia ProtonThe Malaysian government, working in collaboration with Proton and charging solutions firm Greenlots, has launched its first electric car trial. Eight Exora Range Extender Electric Vehicles (REEV) and Saga Electric Vehicles were handed over last month to the government along with the first batch of Greenlot charging stations, which have now been installed around the [.].

Envergent Technologies designing RTP plant to convert palm biomass to renewable fuels in Malaysia

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Premium Renewable Energy (Malaysia) Sdn. The initial Premium RTP facility, to be initiated in late 2011 and completed in early 2013, will be Malaysia’s first plant to use RTP for the production of a clean-burning liquid biofuel derived from biomass. Envergent will perform a site assessment and identify strategies for integration for the facility into the existing palm oil industry in Malaysia.

Alstom to lead consortium to build South East Asias first 1000 MW supercritical coal-fired power plant in Malaysia for €1B

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billion) in total, Alstom has signed a power plant contract worth the equivalent of more than €650 million (US$923 million) with Tenaga Janamanjung Sdn Bhd to provide key power generation equipment to South East Asia’s first 1000 MW supercritical coal-fired power plant Manjung, Malaysia. The unit will be the single largest one in South East Asia and will produce enough electricity to power nearly 2 million households in Malaysia. In a project worth about €1 billion (US$1.4

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Tree Technologies Inks Deal To Supply 200,000 E-Motorbikes To Indonesia

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Porsche And Shell To Partner On Fast Charging In Southeast Asia


Ultra-fast chargers coming to Malaysia’s North-South highway

Malaysia PETRONAS makes strategic entry into Canada with C$1.07 purchase of shale gas assets; LNG export JV

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PETRONAS, through wholly-owned subsidiary PETRONAS International Corporation Ltd (PICL), has reached an agreement to form a strategic partnership with Canada-based Progress Energy Resources Corporation to develop the Altares, Lily and Kahta shale gas assets in northeastern British Columbia. Under an agreement signed on 2 June 2011, PICL will acquire 50% of Progress’ interest in the three areas for a total consideration of C$1.07 billion (RM3.32 billion, US$1.1 billion).

Gemilang International to deliver 140 electric school buses to California

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Based in Johor, Malaysia, GML has designed and manufactured coaches and assembled buses for more than 30 years. Gemilang International Limited (GML) will deliver 140 units of fully-electric school buses to California in 2022.

2022 Rainforest Problem India winners listed

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As winners of the 2022 RFC India, Kumar and Chengappa will get to compete within the Grand Remaining in Malaysia later this 12 months. Satish Kumar and co-driver Chethan Chengappa. Read more. The post 2022 Rainforest Problem India winners listed appeared first on Bauaelectric Auto News.

Great Wall Motor to bring its Ora-branded EVs to Hong Kong and Macau

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Ora's right-hand drive models will be the first to enter the Hong Kong and Macau markets, and will also enter the UK, Australia, South Africa and Malaysia in the future.

Singapore completes one of the first floating solar farms in the sea


Singapore-based solar energy provider Sunseap says it has completed construction of a 5MW peak offshore floating solar farm in the Straits of Johor, between Singapore and Malaysia.

Petronas awards EPCIC contract to Technip and Daewoo for floating LNG project

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Malaysia’s Petronas has awarded a consortium headed by Technip and Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering an Engineering, Procurement, Construction, Installation & Commissioning (EPCIC) contract for a floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility of 1.2 The 300 meter-long and 60 meter-wide FLNG facility will be moored about 180 km (112 miles) offshore Malaysia. Once on stream, the facility will boost Malaysia’s total LNG production capacity to 26.9

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Vale completes first sale of iron ore using blockchain technology with Nanjing Iron & Steel

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NISCO) for a cargo of 176,000 tons of Brazilian Blend Fines (BRBF) from Teluk Rubiah Maritime Terminal, in Malaysia, to China. The transaction also had the support from DBS Bank Ltd and Standard Chartered Bank Malaysia Berhad. In September, Vale, one of the world’s largest mining companies, completed its first sale of iron ore using blockchain technology with Nanjing Iron & Steel Group International Trade Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Nanjing Iron and Steel Co.,

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Paxocean, Hong Lam Marine and Bureau Veritas partner to develop design for ammonia bunker vessel

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It operates a fleet of about 36 tankers in Singapore, Malaysia and Australia for bunkering fuels, bulk lubricants supply and the carriage of Jet A-1 to Changi Airport. PaxOcean Engineering Pte.

Faraday Future receives manufacturing equipment from Guangzhou MINO at Hanford plant

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EV-maker Faraday Future announced the arrival of intelligent manufacturing equipment from Guangzhou MINO Equipment Co., Ltd. , a top-tier automotive supplier offering advanced manufacturing solutions. Included in the shipment is critical equipment for the body assembly production line of the FF 91.

Hyundai Motor to pilot autonomous demand-responsive “RoboShuttle” service

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Hyundai Motor Company will begin a test operation of its RoboShuttle service on 9 August in South Korea. The demand-responsive, high-occupancy vehicle service, powered by autonomous driving and Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology, will operate along a 6.1-km route in Sejong Smart City.

EIA: US LNG exports grew to record highs in the first half of 2021

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Rising global LNG demand once COVID-19 restrictions began to ease, as well as continuous unplanned outages at LNG export facilities in several countries (including Australia, Malaysia, Nigeria, Algeria, Norway, and Trinidad and Tobago), also contributed to increased US LNG exports.

Thailand’s EV industry growing rapidly

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The ASEAN member states are Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.

EIA: As of 2021, China imports more LNG than any other country

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The largest six suppliers—Australia, United States, Qatar, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Russia—provided 8.9

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IHS Markit: supply chain challenges to impact global light vehicle production well into 2022

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Assembly and test locations are concentrated in China, South Korea, Japan, Singapore, Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam and Malaysia. With the exception of Singapore and Malaysia, the vaccination rates are reported to be less than 6% for many of these countries, according to the Center from Strategic and International Studies. Malaysia has been shutdown due to COVID-19 outbreaks recently and its vaccination rate is almost 12%.

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Nikkei: China boosts domestic rare earths quota by nearly 30%

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Although it is the world’s dominant producer of rare earths, China still imports the minerals from abroad—primarily from Myanmar, Malaysia and Vietnam. China has increased its production quota for rare-earth metals by close to 30% for the first half of this year, according to a report by the Nikkei.

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VW pondering increase in ID Buzz production after influx of pre-orders


The vehicle is yet to tackle other markets too, such as Japan, Thailand, Malaysia, or China. Japan, for example, Thailand or Malaysia. Volkswagen appears to have a major hit in its hands, as interest in the ID Buzz has become very notable.

Roskill: surge in electrodeposited copper foil projects to meet projected EV demand

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It has also announced the building of three 50 ktpy capacity mills in Malaysia, Poland, and the United States, as it aims to become the world’s leading copper foil maker, with a capacity of 250 ktpy by 2025. Iljin is investing in new plants in Malaysia and Hungary, while Solus is rolling out new capacity in Hungary and the United States (in partnership with scrap supplier Toyota Tsusho).

Elevance and Genting enter new biorefinery collaboration

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a high-growth specialty chemicals company that creates novel specialty chemicals from natural oils, has entered a new collaboration with Genting Plantations Berhad through Genting Integrated Biorefinery Sdn Bhd (GIB), to be located in the Palm Oil Industrial Cluster (POIC) in Lahad Datu, Sabah, Malaysia. It has a landbank of about 66,000 hectares in Malaysia and some 180,000 hectares in Indonesia held through joint ventures. Elevance Renewable Sciences, Inc.,

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Verdezyne secures distribution agreement for biobased dodecanedioic acid in Europe; 25% off-take

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BIOLON DDDA will be produced at Verdezyne’s commercial-scale plant in Malaysia. Verdezyne’s plant, expected to open in 2017, is anticipated to have the capacity to produce more than 10,000 metric tons of diacids annually, including BIOLON DDDA, drawing on Malaysia’s diverse and abundant base of plant-derived feedstocks. Verdezyne, Inc.,

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Minerals used in electric cars: How much does the US import and from where?

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China, Estonia, Japan, Malaysia. by Michael Sivak, Sivak Applied Research. This post focuses on minerals used uniquely in the manufacture of electric cars. The three questions of interest are: Which minerals are they? Is the United States self-sufficient or are we relying on imports for these minerals? If the latter, what are the source countries? The table below lists the weight (in kg) of the minerals used in a typical electric car and a typical conventional car.

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Toyota Prius Over $150K In Singapore, Vin Diesel Not Impressed

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The country, an island located on the tip of mainland Malaysia, is smaller than most cities, and one of the most prosperous nations in the world. If you ever feel cars are getting too expensive, consider yourself lucky you don''t live in Singapore. Due to its (lack of) size, traffic is a big problem--so the government levies huge taxes on cars to

Honda begins assembling Fit Hybrid in Thailand

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Honda will also begin producing the Fit Hybrid in Malaysia later this year. Honda Motor has begun assembling and marketing the subcompact Fit Hybrid (Jass Hybrid) in Thailand. The hybrid is assembled at Honda’s plant in Ayutthaya, using core components from Japan. It will be priced at 768,000 baht (US$24,328). Planned sales volume in 10,000 units per year. Honda said it has sold about 150,000 units of the Fit and Jazz hybrid worldwide so far.

New low carbon vehicle research centre opens in London

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Built as part of a collaboration between the London college and Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM)—one of Malaysia’s lea[.]. A new low carbon transport research centre has been opened at the Imperial College London has been opened today by the Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin. Green credentials