Mazda2 local assembly to commence in Vietnam

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Mazda Motor Corporation will commence local assembly of the Mazda2 in Vietnam in October 2011. Sales of the locally assembled Mazda2 in Vietnam will also begin in October 2011. Vina Mazda is Mazda’s exclusive local distributor in Vietnam. Mazda decided to begin local assembly of the Mazda2 in Vietnam as part of its plan to accelerate business growth in emerging markets under its Framework for Medium- and Long-Term Initiatives.

Siemens and Vietnam Motors Industry Corporation launch hybrid-drive bus partnership

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Vietnam and Vietnam Motors Industry Corporation (Vinamotor) entered a cooperation agreement to apply Siemens Elfa hybrid drive technology for city buses in Vietnam. Siemens Ltd. A prototype of the Elfa will be built in 2012. Siemens will supply all necessary components and provide technical support, while Vinamotor will prepare the platform and manufacture remaining parts of the bus for operational readiness.

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GM Daewoo Launching Chevrolet Cruze in Vietnam

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GM Daewoo Auto & Technology (GM Daewoo) and Vietnam Daewoo Motor Company (VIDAMCO) are launching the Chevrolet Cruze in Vietnam. VIDAMCO, which is celebrating its 17 th anniversary this year, held a launch ceremony at the Daewoo Hotel in Hanoi, Vietnam, on 16 April. As motorization in Vietnam accelerates, many of the present 26 million motorcycle riders will switch to four wheels over the coming decade.

Siemens and Vinamotor launching first diesel-electric series hybrid bus in Vietnam

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Siemens and the Vietnam Motors Industry Corporation (Vinamotor) are launching the first hybrid bus with a combined electric/diesel drive in Hanoi. The project is the first of its kind in Vietnam.

Chevrolet to Cruze into Vietnam

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This time, GM Daewoo Auto & Technology, as well as Vietnam Daewoo Motor Company have launched the Chevrolet Cruze in Vietnam – a global model that will be based on the Lacetti Premiere which [.]. Tags: Chevrolet Green cars Latest news general motors Chevrolet Captiva Chevrolet Cruze Chevrolet Spark Chevrolet Vivant GM GM Daewoo GM Daewoo Gentra GM Daewoo Lacetti Vietnam Vietnam Daewoo Motor Company

Bradford: Twelve Years A Failure – His Reason To Kill CCAs

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Bradford’s right there with the old Vietnam strategy of destroying the village in order to save it. South Bay Gets More Done In 3 Months Than SCE’s Former Flack Got Done in a Dozen As A City Councilman in Gardena. What a unique concept.

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Vietnam to test congestion charge system

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Tags: Green cars Latest news congestion charges electric congestion system greenhouse gas emissions Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam

PetroVietnam, Alfa Laval and Delta-T Begin Construction of Ethanol Plant in VietNam

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PetroVietnam and its partners Alfa Laval AB and Delta-T have started building an US$80 million ethanol plant in northern Vietnam. Ethanol production in Vietnam is currently concentrated in three plants with capacities ranging from 15,000 to 30,000 liters (approx. The plant, located in Phu Tho province, 80 km north of Hanoi, will uses cassava and sugarcane as feedstock and has a capacity of 100,000 cubic meters of ethanol a year, which will be used domestically.

First Private Oil and Gas Consortium Launches in Vietnam; DME Plant One of First Projects

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Vietnam’s first private oil and gas consortium, Sao Nam Petro, recently launched with the participation of DSME of South Korea; AGR of Norway; and Longbeach Oil and Otto Energy, both from Australia. t Nam News. The enterprise at first will undertake projects at the marginal oilfields offshore from Viet Nam’s threshold and build a factory producing dimethyl ether (DME). It also plans to build a gas reservoir in the North.

Mitsubishi Motors signs electric vehicles agreement with Vietnamese government

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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the government of Vietnam under which they plan to explore how best to promote the use of electric vehicles (EVs) in the country. Mitsubishi Motors will work with Vietnam Industry Agency (VIA) under the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) to conduct a joint study of efficient EV usage and the public policy programs and incentives that could support the accelerated adoption of sustainable automotive technology.

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.

SLOCAT preliminary analysis of impact of COVID-19 on regional mobility

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Vietnam is also very close to the baseline, after having very low levels in the first three weeks of April 2020. Countries such as Korea and Vietnam are currently often referred to as success stories in terms of their treatment of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Mobileye and WILLER partner to launch autonomous robotaxi service in Japan, Southeast Asia

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WILLER has partnered with Kuo-Kuang Motor Transportation, the largest bus operator in Taiwan, and Mai Linh, the largest taxi company in Vietnam, as well as invested in Car Club, a car-sharing service provider in Singapore.

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Porsche launches carbon offsetting program for US drivers

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The available programs are focused on forest protection in the US, hydropower in Vietnam, solar energy in Mexico, and habitat preservation in Zimbabwe. Porsche Cars North America, Inc. PCNA) has launched Porsche Impact , an online tool that links individual CO 2 emissions to specific climate projects. The program is available to US customers after PCNA earlier this year enrolled its own Porsche Experience Center cars and its Porsche Passport subscription fleet.

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Marubeni in Coal-Fired Power Plant Push for Asia

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Marubeni has already been awarded a contract to build a 600 MW advanced-technology coal-fired power station in Vietnam. This project is Marubeni’s tenth in Vietnam. The total power generation capacity of Marubeni’s supplied facilities in Vietnam exceeds 3,400 MW, representing about 20% of Vietnam’s total power generation capacity. Nikkei. Japan’s Marubeni Corp.

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Porsche launches carbon offset program in US

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The available programs are focused on forest protection in the US, hydropower in Vietnam, solar energy in Mexico, and species diversity in Zimbabwe. Porsche Cars North America, Inc. PCNA) has enrolled all cars at its two Experience Centers—sand its fleet in the monthly subscription pilot, Porsche Passport—sin Porsche Impact.

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Ho Chi Minh City Testing Congestion Charge System

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Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) will test an electronic congestion charge system in the heavy traffic areas of the town center for six months. The plan, which will only apply during rush hour, comprises three main elements, installing radio beacons at the major trouble spots, a transponder in vehicles, and a control network with cameras and computers.But let there be no mistake, the reasons behind this plan are not at all environmental… they’re economic!

New phase of globalization could undermine efforts to reduce CO2 emissions

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Some production activities are relocating from China and India to other developing countries, such as Indonesia, Vietnam and Thailand, particularly for raw materials and intermediate goods production in energy-intensive sectors. In turn, the growth of CO 2 emissions embodied in Chinese exports has slowed or reversed, while the emissions embodied in exports, such as textiles, from less-developed regions like Vietnam and Bangladesh have surged.

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Japan AIST Researchers Exploring Ethanol Production from Macro Algae

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They collected 10 species of macro green algae in Thailand, Vietnam and Japan, classified into 3 families, and determined the monosaccharide composition. Cheatomorpha aereas collected in Vietnam was the most glucose-rich sample of these samples, about 300 mg of glucose per gram of organic matter.

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

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Singapore, Indonesia and Vietnam are most evolved in their understanding with BEVs. 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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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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Mazda more than tripling gasoline and diesel SKYACTIV engine production capacity at powertrain plant in Thailand

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will be added to the engines produced, and the export of engines to vehicle production sites in the ASEAN countries of Malaysia and Vietnam will begin. Mazda Motor Corporation will increase the annual production capacity of the engine assembly plant at Mazda Powertrain Manufacturing (Thailand) Co., MPMT) in Chomburi, Thailand, to 100,000 units in the first half of 2018.

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Global Gas Prices | Hybrid Sales

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Vietnam. 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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Mazda3 global production reaches 5M units

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It is also assembled in Malaysia and Vietnam. Mazda Motor Corporation announced that the total production volume of the Mazda3 (known as Mazda Axela in Japan) reached five million units at the end of April 2016. It is the second Mazda to reach five million units of production, following the Mazda Familia. The Mazda3 sets a new record for Mazda by achieving the milestone figure in only twelve years and ten months since production of the model commenced in June 2003.

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Study: countries seeking to cut CO2 emissions must get a handle on city-level emissions

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The model could also work successfully for other countries, however, and researchers are already considering how to assemble data for developing countries in Southeast Asia such as Vietnam, Thailand and Laos.

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Russia’s KAMAZ to create artificial city as autonomous driving testing ground

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It has assemblers in Vietnam, Iran, India, Kazakhstan, and Pakistan. Russian commercial vehicle manufacturer KAMAZ is proposing to create an artificial city as a testing ground for unmanned vehicles. The project will cost about 5 billion rubles (US$87 million). In it, trucks without drivers will test out moving through traffic and navigating complex intersections and pedestrian crossings. Models of cars, motorcyclists, bicyclists, and pedestrians will be placed on the testing ground.

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BloombergNEF: clean energy investment in developing nations slumps as financing in China slows; coal burn surges to record high

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Most notably, Vietnam, South Africa, Mexico and Morocco led the rankings with a combined investment of $16 billion in 2018. New investment in wind, solar, and other clean energy projects in developing nations dropped sharply in 2018, largely due to a slowdown in China.

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GM global sales up 7.6% in 2011 to 9.026M vehicles; China and US largest markets

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Other markets that posted significant year-over-year increases include Vietnam (79%), Russia (49%), Turkey (30%) and Germany (21%). More than 15 markets experienced record Chevrolet sales in 2011 with the largest year-over-year increases in Peru (81%), Vietnam (79%), Thailand (57%), South Africa (50%) and Israel (46%). General Motors Co. global sales rose to more than 9 million vehicles in 2011, a 7.6% gain compared with 2010.

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Nikkei: Honda To raise motorbike output to 20M by 2013

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In Vietnam, Honda will ramp up its capacity by 50% to 3 million bikes and start making global models with smaller engines there. The Nikkei reports that Honda Motor Co. plans to increase its motorcycle production by 30% on the year to 20 million units worldwide by fiscal 2013. Honda plans to double its annual output to 4.6 million motorbikes in India. That target, if it is reached, would be a record, exceeding the 18.11 million motorbikes it made in fiscal 2010.

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Wärtsilä enters into licence agreement with CSSC Guangzhou Marine Diesel Engine Co. Ltd for manufacture of Wärtsilä 2-stroke engines in China

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These are located mainly in Asia (Japan, Korea, China, Vietnam), but also in Europe (Croatia, Poland and Russia) and South America (Brazil). Wärtsilä Corporation and CSSC Guangzhou Marine Diesel Co. Ltd (GMD), a member of the state-owned China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) Group, have signed a licence agreement for the manufacture and sale of Wärtsilä 2-stroke engines in China.

Forecast puts global lead acid battery market at $76.44B by 2022

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Growth of the automotive industry in Indonesia, Mexico, India, Vietnam and Thailand is expected to propel the industry. In a new report, Grand View Research, Inc. forecasts that the global lead acid battery market will reach US$76.44 billion by 2022. Growing preference for pollution free hybrid & electric vehicles along with technological development is expected to drive lead acid battery demand over the forecast period.

Effect of Trump solar-panel import tariffs on clean-power growth debated

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are imported from such countries as China, Malaysia, South Korea, Thailand, and Vietnam. A majority of the photovoltaic solar panels used in the U.S. Now, environmentalists and energy analysts worry that the new 30-percent tariff on solar-panel imports announced last Monday by President Donald Trump may stymie the rapidly growing clean-energy. Politics taxes renewable energy solar clean energy Donald Trump

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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GM Korea introduces Alpheon eAssist; 25% improvement in fuel economy

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It operates five manufacturing facilities in Korea as well as an assembly facility in Vietnam. Alpheon eAssist Click to enlarge. GM Korea introduced the Alpheon eAssist, the first hybrid vehicle from the company and the first hybrid vehicle in its segment in Korea.

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Shanxi 2010 Coal Output To Rise Up To 30%

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The Shanxi consolidation drive, which aimed to close small, dangerous and inefficient mines, was a major factor in turning China into a net importer of coal last year, with a tripling of import volumes, mostly from Australia, Indonesia and Vietnam. People’s Daily. Coal output from China’s Shanxi Province, the country’s largest coal producer, is expected to rise up by up to 30% in 2010 from 2009 levels, according to Zhang Baoshun, the Party secretary of the province.

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Rolls-Royce secures first order for new wave-piercing offshore platform supply vessel; reduced fuel consumption and enhanced safety

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Farstad also ordered three medium-sized diesel-electric PSVs of STX PSV 08 CD design, with deck area of approx 800 m²; 2 will be built at STX yard in Vietnam and 1 at STX yard in Tomrefjord (Langsten).

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Yunnan Investment Group and BYD to open new energy vehicle plants in Southwest China

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Yunnan Province, located in far southwest China, has a population of about 50 million, concentrated in about eight large cities, and borders with Myanmar, Laos, and Vietnam. Yunnan Investment Holdings Group and BYD intend to open new energy vehicle manufacturing plants in Yunnan Province, expanding BYD’s EV and new-energy businesses into southwest China and neighboring Asian countries.

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GM Daewoo Considering Hybrid for 2011

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It has five manufacturing facilities in Korea as well as an assembly facility in Vietnam. Yonhap. GM Daewoo Auto & Technology is considering producing a hybrid vehicle in 2011 in South Korea. Researchers from GM headquarters and GM Daewoo are carrying out projects to build eco-friendly cars, including a hybrid vehicle,” said the official at GM Daewoo. GM Daewoo has tentatively agreed with its labor union on the plan to produce a hybrid car in South Korea, according to the official.

Zinnov: automotive witnessing highest disruption among all industries; ~$6B invested in start-ups in FY 2015

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Zinnov’s analysis shows that automotive companies are now leveraging different locations, such as Bay Area (20 new R&D centers), Los Angeles (8 new R&D centers), Shanghai (36 new R&D centers), Bangalore (9 new R&D centers), Romania (14 new R&D centers) and Vietnam (5 new R&D centers) that have seen increased R&D investments and center setups over the last decade.

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Singapore Company Trialing Natural Gas Econic Waste Collection Vehicle

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Sembcorp Industries is one of the largest environmental companies on the Asian continent, and not only takes care of waste disposal in numerous cities and densely populated areas, but is also involved in energy and water supply in Singapore, China, Vietnam, Great Britain, the United Arab Emirates and Oman.

Saudis Expand Price War Downstream

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Given current market conditions, the Asian demand for diesel has reduced mainly due to the weakening Chinese market, while demand for gasoline is increasing in India, Pakistan, Thailand, the Philippines and Vietnam. by Gaurav Agnihotri for

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

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This feedstock is rendered in Vietnam and shipped by truck approximately 50 miles to the Cantho terminals and transferred to an ocean tanker. 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.

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Ford unveils new 2015 Focus four-door sedan; 1.0L EcoBoost with start/stop comes to US model

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Facilities in Germany, the United States, Russia, China, Vietnam, Thailand, Taiwan and Argentina have a combined capacity to build more than 1.5 2015 Focus four-door sedan. Click to enlarge.

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