Elon Musk’s Starlink satellite internet gets approval in the Philippines


Elon Musk’s Starlink has been approved in the Philippines. In a statement, the Philippines’ National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) stated that it had approved the registration of Starlink Internet Services Philippines Inc. Starlink Internet Services Philippines Inc.

SpaceX may launch Starlink in the Philippines in December


SpaceX may launch Starlink in the Philippines in December to deliver WiFi to the underserved community. In May, we reported that SpaceX’s Starlink had been approved in the Philippines as a Value-Added Service (VAS) provider.


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Made-in-India Maruti Ertiga for Philippines will get extra options

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Suzuki has unveiled the up to date Ertiga on the 2022 Philippine Worldwide Motor Present (PIMS); makes use of last-gen K15B petrol engine. The post Made-in-India Maruti Ertiga for Philippines will get extra options appeared first on Bauaelectric Auto News.

Fujitsu and GMS partner on trial of electric tricycles in the Philippines

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GMS), a venture company providing mobility services, will partner on field testing to expand the use of electric tricycles (a three-wheel taxi) in the Republic of the Philippines. Following the trials, these functions will be added to the service that GMS is launching in the second quarter, and will be put into operation in the Philippines in fiscal 2016. The Philippines is home to more than 3.5 Fujitsu Limited and Global Mobility Service, Inc.

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Philippine DOE E10 Fuel Economy Run Slated for November 27

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The Philippine Department of Energy has been conducting fuel economy runs since 2002 promoting fuel economy consciousness and consumer empowerment by obtaining data on actual fuel consumption of passenger vehicles based on the actual driving conditions employing fuel efficiency measures and techniques. All participants will be fueled by Total Premier Unleaded provided by the sponsor Total (Philippines) Corporation.

Asian Development Bank providing $300M towards replacing 100K gasoline trikes with E-Trikes in the Philippines; $300M for major road upgrades in Chhattisgarh, India

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The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is providing $300 million towards a project that will replace 100,000 gasoline-burning tricycles in the Philippines with electric tricycles, or E-Trikes. million gas-fueled motorcycles and tricycles are currently operating in the Philippines, typically serving as short-distance taxis, with the average tricycle driver earning less than $10 a day. The Government of the Philippines is providing $99 million counterpart funding for the project.

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ITOCHU and JGC Launch Large-scale Bio-ethanol Production and Power Plant Businesses in the Philippines

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ITOCHU Corporation and JGC Corporation have agreed to participate in large-scale bio-ethanol production and power supply businesses in the Philippines together with other local partners. The Philippine Bio-fuel Act, enacted in February 2009, requires that gasoline produced for automobile fuel contain a minimum 5% ethanol by volume, today, and 10% starting in 2011.

Tropical Storm Ketsana Kills More Than 240, Displaces More Than 609,000 in Philippines

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Tropical Storm Ketsana, locally referred to as Ondoy, deluged Manila and surrounding areas with 455mm (18 inches) of rain in 24 hours Saturday, killing 240 people and displacing 609,548 according to SitRep 12 (29 September) from the Philippines National Disaster Coordinating Council (NDCC). Ketsana caused the country’s worst flooding in 42 years, according to the Philippine government and observers on the ground.

Biodiesel Bamboo Cabs: Philippines Town Turns Taxis Green

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This morning, a friend sent us an e-mail with photos of two taxis commissioned by the Philippine town of Tabontabon, in the province of Leyte, whose bodies are made of indigenous bamboo It's not a particularly new story, these days, but hey, it's also Friday. So we thought we'd revisit one of the more unusual attempts at green cars we've seen.

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

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Battery swapping electric scooter company Gogoro adds another country to its list


The Philippines will be the next destination on Gogoro’s growing world map of battery-swapping destinations. Gogoro , the battery swapping giant known for its iconic green and black batteries, has just announced that it is expanding to yet another country.

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.

Terra Motors crowdsourcing funding for new electric three-wheeler

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Terra is targeting the three-wheeler at markets such as in the Philippines and India. Japan-based Terra Motors Corporation, founded in 2010 and an established seller of electric scooters in Japan, is seeking crowd-sourced funding on inidiegogo to support its new electric three-wheeler. The 50-day campaign has a goal of $50,000. Terra Motors sees the introduction of low-cost electromobility in such markets addressing combined problems of low income as well as pollution and health.

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Maersk invests in bio-methanol startup WasteFuel

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WasteFuel is also developing projects in Asia and the Americas including a biorefinery in Manila, Philippines, to produce low-carbon fuels. Three weeks after the announcement of an e-methanol sourcing agreement in Europe ( earlier post ), A.P. Moller – Maersk has invested in California-based WasteFuel , a start-up focused on turning waste into sustainable aviation fuel, green bio-methanol, and renewable natural gas.

SpaceX Starlink internet service approved in the Republic of Georgia


In May, Starlink was approved in the Philippines to provide internet service in “underserved” areas. The Republic of Georgia’s National Communications Commission authorized the launch of Elon Musk’s SpaceX Starlink internet service in the Easter European country.

Future Fuel Strategies: 40+ countries developing light-duty vehicle fuel economy standards

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Several countries in the last year—including Kenya, Chile, the Philippines and Thailand—have implemented LDV fuel economy policies. Fuels market analyst Tammy Klein notes that more than 40 countries are developing light-duty vehicle fuel economy standards. Ten years ago, only four governments 10 years ago had introduced mandatory GHG emission and/or fuel economy standards: China, Japan, South Korea, and the United States.

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GlobalData: Russian nickel sanctions would slow electric vehicle adoption

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Dr Lil Read, Thematic Analyst at GlobalData, adds: It is possible that another nickel-producing nation such as Indonesia or the Philippines could step up and supply western automakers with nickel, but this would lead to two negative consequences for companies downstream. Sanctioning Russian nickel will slow the adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) and hinder the decarbonization of Western economies, according to GlobalData.

SpaceX brings Starlink service to Martinique & Guadeloupe


The Philippines has also announced Starlink’s arrival in the country. SpaceX recently announced that Starlink internet is available in Martinique and Guadeloupe, extending its reach even further in the Caribbean. Martinique Internet Data.

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TomTom: Global traffic congestion up; Bengaluru world’s most traffic-congested city

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Next in the global rankings are Philippine capital, Manila (71%); Bogota in Colombia (68%); last year’s most congested city, Mumbai (65%); and Pune (59%), also in India; making up the top five most congested cities in the world.

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Tesla’s home HVAC with HEPA filters is still on the table: Elon Musk


” Such a product would be extremely appreciated in other countries as well, such as China, India, and the Philippines, as some of their cities are suffering from serious air pollution. . Tesla may have its hands full with its current product lineup, but Elon Musk seems intent on having the company eventually enter the home HVAC industry.

Advent Technologies announces availability of next-generation HT-PEM MEAs

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Advent is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, with offices in California, Greece, Denmark, Germany, and the Philippines. Advent Technologies Holdings announced the availability of its next-generation high-temperature (HT) Membrane Electrode Assembly (MEA). These MEAs have already been provided for testing to select strategic partners.

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. The study was conducted by Frost & Sullivan in January 2018 in six countries: Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam and the Philippines.

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SpaceX now offers Starlink for RVs for remote travels


Most Asian countries are still on the waiting list for Starlink for RVs, including Japan, the Philippines, and India. SpaceX now offers Starlink for RVS, connecting customers traveling to remote locations in quite a few areas around the world.

Rivian CEO teases R1T’s flood wading abilities in new video


In countries like the Philippines or China, floods are a yearly experience, and drivers must be prepared to escape before floodwaters seep into their homes, offices, etc.

Biden invokes Defense Production Act to push domestic material sourcing for sustainable energy


Nickel, for example, is mined mostly in Indonesia, the Philippines, and Russia. President Joe Biden has invoked the Defense Production Act to push for the production of materials domestically.

INTERCARGO frustrated over lack of action on nickel ore shipping safety in wake of missing Nur Allya; possible liquefaction

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This liquefaction of the cargo should not be mistaken with free surface effect (sloshing), according to a 2015 report on nickel ore liquefaction by Pandiman Philippines. In June 2018, Skuld, a leading marine insurance provider, noted that liquefaction risks of nickel ore cargoes from Indonesia and the Philippines have been a long-standing prominent issue which require constant vigilance and review by shipowners and charterers.

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Sumitomo Metal Mining to boost production of NCA for Li-ion batteries by 38%; targeting Tesla Model 3

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SMM also intends to increase its production of nickel by 20% at its Taganito nickel refinery in the Philippines. As part of its new 3-year business plan , Sumitomo Metal Mining (SMM) will boost production of NCA ((lithium nickel cobalt aluminum oxide) materials for Li-ion cathodes, expanding from 1,850 tons/month to 2,550 tons/month (+38%). SMM is targeting supplying Tesla with the battery materials for the Model 3 being released next year.

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Tesla Chief Designer takes Arcimoto’s FUV for a spin


Provided that it can grow and expand its operations worldwide, the Deliverator or the Roadster would probably do well in countries like India or the Philippines, where vehicles like passenger tricycles and auto-rickshaws are still a key source of public transportation.

Toyota to increase production capacity in Indonesia

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In 2010, TMMIN production of IMV series models and the “Avanza” sedan totaled 107,000 units, of which approximately 45,000 units were exported to Thailand, Philippines and the Middle East. 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.

EIB awards €17M to QEV to advance zero emissions transport in developing countries

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In the Philippines, QEV recently equipped 10 new GET electric minibuses and converted numerous Jeepneys to use its fully-electric technology. E-mobility and R&D specialist QEV Technologies will receive €17 million from the European Investment Bank (EIB) for a variety of low-carbon transportation projects.

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Thousands of Tesla Model 3 and Model Y spotted ready for export in Shanghai


Even with Berlin pumping out vehicles, territories such as South Korea, Japan, and Australia, as well as future markets like India and the Philippines, would likely still get their supply of Teslas from Giga Shanghai. .

Plug In America joins global alliance

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Last week, 37 electric vehicle (EV) driver associations from 26 countries, including Plug In America, joined forces to create the Global EV Drivers’ Alliance, building a worldwide EV community.

TM4 China JV receives order for 200 SUMO HD electric powertrains from Foton

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The joint venture is supplying clients in the Peoples Republic of China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macao, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, Singapore and the rest of ASEAN countries. Prestolite E-Propulsion Systems (PEPS), a 50/50 joint-venture between Prestolite Electric Beijing Limited and TM4 Inc., has received an order for more than 200 SUMO HD electric powertrains from Foton, one of Chinas largest bus manufacturers. These systems will equip 12- and 18-meter buses.

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Study finds unprecedented urbanization and urban expansion in East-Southeast Asia from 2000 to 2010

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The overall study area covered East-Southeast Asia and included 17 countries: China (including Hong Kong SAR, Macao SAR); Taiwan; Japan; Mongolia; North Korea; South Korea; Brunei Darussalam; Cambodia; Indonesia; Laos; Malaysia; Myanmar; Philippines; Singapore; Thailand; Timor-Leste; Vietnam. Historically, we’ve had virtually no empirical information on the built up areas of China''s neighbors in the region, including Vietnam, the Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, and Korea.

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Roskill: Spread of COVID-19 threatens cobalt supply; bottlenecks out of DRC

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Roskill has so far recorded the closure of 21 operations as a result of the outbreak, including: Vale’s Voisey’s Bay and Glencore’s Sudbury in Canada; Ambatovy in Madagascar; Coral Bay and Taganito in the Philippines; CTT in Morocco.

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Can the Artemis Moon Mission Revive the Glamour of Big Tech?

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When Musick and his crew arrived in the Philippines six days later, there were 200,000 people cheering wildly in Manila Harbor. Roosevelt to President Manuel Quezon of the Philippines. Today, the phrase “big tech” typically resonates negatively.

GlobalData: Global battery energy storage market to grow by 7% to reach $13.13B by 2023

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With the number of grid-connected renewable electricity generation plants increasing tremendously, countries such as China, India, Japan, South Korea, and the Philippines will focus on frequency regulation in the electric grid to normalize the variation in power generation from renewables. The global battery energy storage market will to grow to $13.13 billion by 2023, according to a new forecast by GlobalData.

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Elon Musk’s Starlink reaches meme-worthy milestone of 69,420 active users


Such a system could effectively change people’s lives for the better, especially in areas like the Philippines, where numerous communities remain disconnected from the internet until today. .

Southeast Asia market will become a competitive place for Chinese and Japanese car companies

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The Philippines, for its part, is making a significant effort to procure electric buses and has introduced a policy requiring domestic public transport companies to increase the proportion of their pure trams to more than 5 percent.

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Taiwanese Automaker Introduces Electric MPV

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Yulon Group’s automobile manufacturing operation began in 1953; it has become Taiwan’s largest automobile manufacturer with production plants located in Taiwan, Mainland China and Philippines supplying the local markets with more than 2 million vehicles produced in association with Nissan, Mitsubishi, GM, Chrysler, Mercedes Benz and others. Taiwan-based LUXGEN has introduced a battery-electric MPV, the LUXGEN7 MPV EV+.

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

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Grab currently offers services in Singapore, Indonesia, the Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Myanmar and Cambodia. Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) is introducing “total-care service,” a pioneering set of mobility services specially designed for ride-hailing companies.

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Elon Musk-funded XPRIZE carbon removal competition reveals its 15 “milestone round” winners


Fifteen early-phase “milestone round” winners from the Elon Musk-funded $100 million XPRIZE Carbon Removal competition were announced on Friday. Each of the winning teams will be receiving $1 million, which should provide the teams a notable boost to scale their work.

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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. During the first half of 2021, wafer fab capacity constraints were causing the greatest disruption and getting the most attention as the “semiconductor shortage” affecting automotive production.

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