Electric Vehicles & Mobility

China’s SUV brand JETOUR to launch in Malaysia & Indonesia as soon as this month

In 2023, JETOUR Auto's total annual sales reached 315,167 vehicles, a 75 percent increase year-over-year. It is also worth noting that JETOUR's international exports experienced a remarkable year-over-year increase of 147 percent, far surpassing the overall industry level and reaffirming its status as the fastest-growing new cutting-edge SUV brand in China,…

Gentari partners BMW Group Malaysia to provide EV charging facilities at The Exchange TRX

Gentari Sdn Bhd (Gentari) through its subsidiary Gentari Green Mobility Sdn Bhd, has in partnership with BMW Group Malaysia, to activate new electric vehicle (EV) charging facilities in the country’s new leading lifestyle destination, The Exchange TRX.

VinFast aims to expand authorized dealers to at least 120 by year-end

VinFast aims to become the leading car manufacturer in Vietnam, taking on established gasoline car brands. To achieve this, VinFast plans to further expand its national network of showrooms and authorized dealers to at least 120 by year-end.

China’s BYD to build EV plant in Indonesia, groundbreaking expected in July – report

China-based electric vehicle producer BYD announced plan to build an automotive assembly plant in Indonesia's West Java, with groundbreaking scheduled for July.

Gogoro partners Sumitomo, Sumitomo Mitsui Finance and Leasing to accelerate global expansion

Gogoro Inc., a Taiwan-based battery-swapping ecosystems firm, said Tuesday it has partnered with Japanese integrated trading firm Sumitomo Corporation and Sumitomo Mitsui Finance and Leasing Co., Ltd. (SMFL) to accelerate its global business expansion.

Malaysian automaker Proton opens R&D facility in China

Malaysian national carmaker Proton Holdings Bhd has opened its research and development (R&D) center at Hangzhou Bay in China last Saturday to strengthen its collaborative efforts with its existing partner Zhejiang Geely Holding Ltd (Geely) in a move to complement its existing facilities in Malaysia.

Chinese EV manufacturer Chery to invest in Thailand – report

Chery aims to use Thailand as a production base to meet the domestic demand for right-hand drive EVs, as well as export the vehicles to Asean countries, Australia and the Middle East, the report added.

Vietnam’s VinFast signs agreements with 12 new dealers in US

Vietnamese carmaker VinFast Auto has on Tuesday announced it has officially signed agreements with 12 new dealers in the United States (US).

Gojek Singapore and ComfortDelGro Taxi ink cross-dispatch model partnership

Gojek Singapore and ComfortDelGro Taxi, Singapore’s largest taxi operator, have on Tuesday announced the official launch of their cross-dispatch model partnership.

SWAT Mobility secures $7.2M to fuel expansion across Asia

SWAT Mobility, a Singapore-based provider of artificial intelligence (AI)-powered vehicle routing solutions, has secured a total funding of $7.2 million in the latest round. SWAT Mobility said in a statement on Tuesday that this investment will fuel its expansion efforts across Asia, further solidifying its position in the region's mobility sector.