Vietnam-based e-bike start-up MODMO eyeing US market

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Vietnam-based e-bike start-up MODMO began delivering its flagship model, Saigon+, in Europe earlier this year; MSRP is €2,499 (US$3,041). Developed in Ireland, and produced in Vietnam, MODMO was founded by 24-year-old company CEO Jack O’Sullivan.

Vietnam’s VinFast launches 3 electric crossovers with autonomous capabilities; two headed for N.A. and Europe

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Vietnam’s first carmaker, VinFast, is launching three electric crossovers: VF31, VF32, VF33. The order book on the VF31 is expected to open in Vietnam from May 2021, with deliveries from November 2021.


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CA DMV issues autonomous vehicle testing permit to Vietnam’s VinFast

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In Vietnam, Vietnamese automakers have started to install electric vehicle charging stations at commercial centers at Vinhomes Ocean Park, Vincom Long Bien (Hanoi) to serve the first electric cars produced, expected to be sold in 2021 in the Vietnam market.

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.

VinBus Launches First Electric Bus In Vietnam


Multiple electric bus lines will be created in the near future

Tesla Autopilot tries valiantly before asking for help in Vietnam’s crowded streets


In Southeast Asian countries such as Vietnam, for example, traffic tends to be very challenging, to the point where even experienced human drivers could experience anxiety when navigating through inner-city roads.

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.

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. In Vietnam, Siemens has been working together with the bus manufacturer, Vinamotor, since 2012 to integrate the technology into its buses.

Watch Tesla Autopilot Get Defeated On Heavily Congested Streets Of Vietnam


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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

Report: JGC-led consortium wins exclusive right to negotiate contract for $8B Vietnam refinery project

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Vietnam, which brought another refinery onstream in February 2009, will become able to meet more than two-thirds of its own demand for petrochemical products after the second refinery comes online at the outset of 2015. The Nikkei reports that a five-company consortium led by JGC Corp. has won the exclusive right to negotiate a contract to build Vietnam’s largest refinery in the northern province of Thanh Hoa.

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.

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

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

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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

VinFast partners with Gotion High-Tech on LFP battery cell R&D

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Vietnam-based electric vehicle manufacturer VinFast and China-based Gotion High-Tech will jointly carry out R&D and production of lithium iron phosphate (LFP) batteries. VinFast currently produces several models of electric scooters and buses in Vietnam, and will launch three new electric SUVs—VF e34, VF e35 and VF e36 respectively of C, D and E classes—in Vietnam, North America and Europe in 2021 and 2022.

VinFast partnering with StoreDot, ProLogium on advanced batteries for EVs

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Aiming to gain a competitive advantage in the global EV market, Vietnam-based EV maker VinFast has been developing a number of partnerships with developers of advanced battery technologies. The JV will have priority to purchase PLG’s SSB product and will be licensed to use PLG’s patented SSB pack assembly technology, MAB (Multi-Axis Bipolar+), to produce CIM/CIP SSB pack (cell is module/cell is pack) locally in Vietnam.

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.

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VinFast to unveil two new EVs at LA Auto Show next month

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VinFast, the Vietnam-based automotive manufacturer established in 2017, announced the global premiere of the company’s new EVs—VF e35 and VF e36—at the 2021 Los Angeles Auto Show 19-28 November 2021. The VF e35 and VF e36 electric SUV models are in the D and E market segments, respectively. These two EVs integrate ADAS (Advanced Driver-Assistance Systems), featuring Lane Assist, Collision Warning, Driver Monitoring, Fully Automated Parking, Summon Vehicle, and more.

EGEB: This ultrawhite paint could cancel the need for air conditioning


Vietnam’s largest wind farm comes online. In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): Researchers produce ultrawhite paint that can cool buildings and reduce the need for air conditioning. China and US pledge to cooperate on fighting climate change.

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.

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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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.

SK Group to invest $16.4B to create hydrogen production-distribution-consumption ecosystem by 2025

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Combined with the Phase 1 project, SK plans to produce and supply a total of 280,000 tons of eco-friendly hydrogen annually in Korea, and use these business experiences and capabilities to fully promote hydrogen business in Asia, including China and Vietnam. Korea-based SK Group will invest about 18 trillion won (US$16.4

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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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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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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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!

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Tesla supply chain: Biden team plans $52B funding to address chip shortage among US carmakers


Besides exerting efforts to push the CHIPS Act in Congress, Raimondo and Biden’s team have urged governments in Malaysia and Vietnam to deem semiconductor manufacturing as critical businesses to maintain production despite the pandemic.

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.

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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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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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Revos EV startup raises $4 mn in Series A funding

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Since 2019, its launch Revos has been deployed in 10,000 devices (EVs + chargers) in 30 OEMs across India, China, Vietnam, Nepal and Egypt. Revos EV startup raises $4 mn in Series A funding.

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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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Tesla Bear believes TSLA India market might be even bigger than China: report


” India launched a $27 billion program to attract manufacturers from other Southeast Asian countries, like China and Vietnam.

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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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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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NVIDIA’s automotive pipeline now exceeds $8B for DRIVE AI-based mobility solutions

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Vietnam’s VinFast , is starting mass production of its VF e34, VF e35 and VF e36 intelligent EVs with level 2-3 autonomous capabilities.

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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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Hyundai Motor Group deepens partnership with Grab to accelerate EV adoption in Southeast Asia

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The pilot programs will start in 2021, beginning in Singapore, and expand to Indonesia and Vietnam. Hyundai Motor Group and Grab Holdings Inc. are enhancing their ongoing strategic partnership in mobility services to focus on accelerating EV adoption in Southeast Asia.

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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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