Singapore launches electric-car sharing program using Bollore BlueCars

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Paris Car Sharing plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Singapore Autolib Bolloré BlueCar BlueIndySome of us take for granted the difficulty and cost of owning a car, but more alternatives exist today than did 10 years ago. While many view car ownership as a monthly lease or financing payment, owning a car for others requires finding a place to keep it and perhaps the need to keep moving it around. That's where car sharing comes in. Whether.

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NTU Singapore and BlueSG launch ultra-fast charging electric tram; 20-second recharge

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Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) and BlueSG Pte Ltd, a subsidiary of Blue Solutions owned by the Bolloré Group, have launched Singapore’s first flash-charging electric shuttle.

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Singapore levies carbon tax on used Tesla for electricity to recharge it

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A businessman and electric-car fan who imported a Tesla Model S into Singapore has had to pay an additional emission tax on the zero-emission luxury car. Carbon Footprint emissions tax Tesla Motors electric utilities plug-in cars SingaporeWhile the Tesla runs solely on batteries and has no tailpipe from which to emit anything, the island state levied the tax to reflect the annual carbon-dioxide emissions of the electricity used to.

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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.

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BHP and Goodfuels Marine to collaborate on biofuels pilot project in Singapore

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With support from the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), BHP and GoodFuels Marine have signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) to collaborate on a biofuels pilot project in Singapore, which is expected to be carried out early next year. The LOI was signed during an MPA-organized inaugural closed-door biofuel roundtable in Singapore which discussed the use of biofuels as a sustainable alternative fuel for the future of shipping.

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Neste to double production of drop-in renewable fuels and chemicals in Singapore to approx. 2Mt per year

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Neste has begun design of a new production line in its Singapore refinery for the production of renewable diesel, renewable aviation fuel and raw materials for various biochemical uses. There were two equally good locations for the refinery, the United States and Singapore. Based on this overall assessment, we settled on Singapore. Of this total, over one million is produced in Singapore, the same amount in Rotterdam and the rest in Porvoo, Finland.

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

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Continental has acquired Singapore based mobility-intelligence provider Quantum Inventions. 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.

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NTU Singapore and Schaeffler set up joint lab to develop smart mobility devices

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Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) and Schaeffler Group are establishing a joint research lab to develop smart mobility devices. The collaboration will tackle transportation challenges for Singapore within the context of the country’s Smart Nation vision. Together with Schaeffler, we aim to develop innovative personal transport solutions that will be safer and more efficient, which will support Singapore’s drive towards a car-lite society.

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Groupe PSA and nuTonomy form strategic partnership to test fully autonomous vehicles in Singapore

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Autonomous vehicle (AV) software developer nuTonomy ( earlier post ) and Groupe PSA have entered a strategic partnership through which nuTonomy will seamlessly integrate its software system into customized PEUGEOT 3008s for on-road testing of fully autonomous cars in Singapore. nuTonomy expects to complete the integration of its autonomous vehicle (AV) system this summer, with on-road testing of the self-driving 3008s beginning in Singapore in September.

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Scania leading full-scale autonomous truck platoon project in Singapore; 4-truck convoys

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The platoon will traffic public roads while transporting containers between port terminals in Singapore. The multi-year project is organized by the Ministry of Transport and the Port of Singapore Authority (PSA Corporation). The second phase will consist of local trials and development of the technology in Singapore. The Government of Singapore is in the forefront of new autonomous vehicle technology.

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NXP and NTU Singapore launch $16M smart mobility test bed

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NXP Semiconductors has signed an agreement with Singapore’s Nanyang Technology University (NTU) to establish a real-world smart mobility test bed on the NTU campus. Supported by Singapore Economic Development Board, the joint initiative paves the way for Singapore’s “Smart Mobility 2030” vision, making the city-state a global innovation hub for intelligent transport systems.

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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.

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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.

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NTU and NXP Semiconductors launch Singapore’s first Smart Mobility consortium; testing V2X on NTU campus

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Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) and NXP Semiconductors have launched Singapore’s first Smart Mobility Consortium to focus on testing and developing smart mobility technologies. The new consortium will be a platform to turn such innovations into actual products, which can then be adapted to other big cities facing similar smart mobility challenges like Singapore, said Prof Yoon.

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Fujitsu launches Singapore field trial of AI-enhanced event-congestion-mitigation system

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Fujitsu established a Center of Excellence in Singapore in 2014 in partnership with Singapore’s Agency for Science, Technology and Research, and the Singapore Management University.

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Singapore MPA, DNV GL expand R&D partnership to include autonomous systems and intelligent shipping

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DNV GL and the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) renewed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to promote research and development (R&D) and innovation in the maritime industry. Organization of maritime-related thought leadership forums to promote Green Shipping, Green Port and Green Technology within the Singapore maritime community.

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Volkswagen Truck & Bus launches two truck platooning projects; Scania in Singapore, MAN and Schenker in Germany

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Volkswagen Truck & Bus companies have launched two truck platooning pilot projects: one, with Scania in Singapore ( earlier post ), the other with MAN and Schenker DB in Germany. In Singapore, in the world’s largest pilot project of this kind, Scania will be developing and testing a comprehensive platooning solution. This project has been commissioned by the Singapore port authority and the ministry of transport.

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Singapore Land Transport Authority selects Delphi for autonomous vehicle mobility-on-demand program

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The Singapore Land Transport Authority (LTA) has selected Delphi Automotive PLC as a strategic partner to implement autonomous mobility concepts. Delphi will conduct a trial of an urban, point-to-point, low-speed, autonomous, mobility-on-demand service in Singapore’s Autonomous Vehicles Test Bed located at one-north, a business park in the western area of the city.

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nuTonomy and Grab partner to expand public trial of on-demand self-driving car service in Singapore

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nuTonomy , a developer of software for self-driving cars, and Grab , a Southeast Asia ride-hailing app, are partnering to expand nuTonomy’s ongoing public trial of self-driving cars in Singapore. According to Grab’s traffic data, drivers in Singapore are less likely to accept a passenger booking request originating from or destined for remote locations.

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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

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Mitsubishi to send electric vehicles to Singapore

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The car manufacturer and its distributor Cycle & Carriage Automotive PTE Limited have signed a co-operation agreement to collaborate on activities to popularise electric vehicles with the Singapore government. Tags: Electric cars Green cars Latest news Mitsubishi Mitsubishi electric cars Mitsubishi i-MiEV Singapore Singapore electric cars It’s not just Renault and Nissan forming electric vehicle partnerships around the world – Mitsubishi is also getting in on the act.

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

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If you ever feel cars are getting too expensive, consider yourself lucky you don''t live in Singapore. 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.

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Singapore invests $63M in fuel cell company Intelligent Energy

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GIC, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, has invested approximately $63 million in UK-based fuel-cell manufacturer Intelligent Energy Holdings plc. GIC manages Singapore’s foreign reserves. The investment takes the form of a new issue of 15,129,468 Ordinary Shares to GIC, representing 10% of the company’s enlarged issued ordinary share capital immediately following the placing of shares to GIC, at a subscription price of £2.50 per Ordinary Share.

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Singapore introducing stiff new feebate scheme for low carbon cars

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Singapore will implement a new Carbon Emissions-Based Vehicle Scheme (CEV) on 1 January 2012, providing rebates to qualified new cars, taxis, and imported used cars with low carbon emissions, and imposing an equivalent surcharge on higher emitting vehicles. CEV bandings (Singapore dollars).

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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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BMW Group and Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) launched a new electromobility research program, involving the all-electric BMW i3 and plug-in hybrid sports car BMW i8.

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Neste applies for CA LCFS pathway for renewable diesel produced in Singapore from corn oil extracted in US midwest

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Among them are two proposed pathways from Neste for the production of renewable diesel at its Singapore refinery, using corn oil from the US midwest as feedstock. Neste Singapore Pte Ltd. produces approximately 250 million gallons annually of drop-in renewable diesel (RD) (NEXBTL, not biodiesel) from multiple feedstocks at its plant in Singapore.

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Singapore A*STAR lab and BYD to collaborate on developing EVs with autonomous capabilities

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Singapore’s A*STAR’s Institute for Infocomm Research (I2R) and BYD Company Limited have signed a joint laboratory agreement to develop electric vehicles with autonomous vehicle sensors to advance clean technology in Singapore’s transport system. These data will be useful for the AV systems to learn situation awareness in the context of Singapore traffic rules, road environment and to make intelligent judgements based on predicted and typical responses of drivers.

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Greenlots and BMW Group Asia Partner to provide Singapore???s first electric vehicle network

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California-based Greenlots, a global provider of open standards-based technology solutions for electric vehicle (EV) networks, has partnered with BMW Group Asia to provide Singapore with its first Home and Public Charging network as part of BMWs 360 ELECTRIC program. This partnership and rollout has been synchronized with BMW is first market launch in Southeast Asia and the first publicly available commercial EV to hit Singapore streets.

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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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Singapore considers Model S EV a high carbon emission vehicle based on fuel consumption and upstream power generation

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Channel NewsAsia recently reported on the case of a Tesla Model S owner in Singapore who, rather than receiving the Carbon Emissions-based Vehicle Scheme (CEVS) rebate he expected of S$15,000 (US$10,841) was hit with a CEVS surcharge of S$15,000 for having high carbon emissions. Singapore revised CEVS bands. Singapore applies a grid emission factor of 0.5

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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.

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NTU Singapore team develops ultra-fast charging Li-ion battery with new TiO2 gel anode material

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Researchers from Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) led by Professor Xiaodong Chen have developed a new TiO 2 gel material for Li-ion battery anodes. This battery research project took the team of four NTU Singapore scientists three years to complete and is funded by Singapore’s National Research Foundation.

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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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National University of Singapore and Toyota Tsusho Asia Pacific launch micro electric vehicles study

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The National University of Singapore (NUS) Faculty of Engineering and Toyota Tsusho Asia Pacific Pte Ltd (TTAP) have begun a one-year joint study on micro electric vehicles (EVs) using the NUS Kent Ridge campus and the NUS University Town (UTown) as a test bed.

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Ports of Singapore, Antwerp and Zeebrugge to harmonize LNG bunkering standards

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The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), Antwerp Port Authority and Port of Zeebrugge signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on co-operating to harmonize the procedures related to liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering in order to facilitate the acceptance of LNG as a fuel for shipping. In 2012, the Port of Singapore recorded bunker sales volume of 42.7

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LCFS pathways for renewable diesel produced in Singapore from NA tallow and SE Asian fish oil

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The staff of the California Air Resources Board has posted six new applications for pathways for the Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS), two of which are from Neste Oil for renewable diesel (RD) produced at its plant in Singapore from (a) North American tallow and (b) Southeast Asian fish oil. Neste Oil Singapore Pte Ltd. produces approximately 250 million gallons of renewable diesel (RD) from multiple feedstocks at its plant in Singapore.

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Singapore smog linked to land-clearing forest fires

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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.

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Nissan and FedEx Express expand collaborative testing of the e-NV200 battery-electric compact van to Singapore

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Nissan and FedEx Express have begun testing of the 100% electric e-NV200 commercial vehicle in Singapore. Upon completion in Singapore, the test program will be extended to other countries, such as Brazil and the United States. The two companies selected Singapore as the first field testing ground in this comprehensive program due to the country’s proactive stance in its environmental policies, including countermeasures against air pollution.

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Singapore Company Trialing Natural Gas Econic Waste Collection Vehicle

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Singapore’s largest waste management company, Sembcorp, is starting a one-year field trial to assess market acceptance, cost-effectiveness and customer satisfaction of the Mercedes-Benz Econic waste collection truck with Natural Gas Technology. In Singapore the methane is supplied by GPlus, the natural gas sales division of Sembcorp.

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Neste Oil starts up its new renewable diesel plant in Singapore

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Neste Oil has started up the world’s largest renewable diesel plant in Singapore. The Singapore plant has a capacity of 800,000 t/a. NExBTL plant in Singapore. Production of NExBTL renewable diesel ( earlier post ) will be ramped up on a phased basis.

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