Vingroup to export electric SUVs to US and Europe from 2022

January 26, 2021
Vietnam's Vingroup has unveiled a lineup of electric vehicles to gain a foothold in the American and European car markets, an effort to be partly funded by an upcoming $302 million bond issue.

South Korea ups subsidies for eco-friendly cars to speed up green push

January 24, 2021
South Korea will offer up to 19 million won (515,000 baht) in subsidies to people who buy an electric car this year and up to 37.5 million won for a hydrogen fuel-cell electric vehicle to ensure more eco-friendly cars on the road as part of the country’s green push, according to the government’s expanded subsidy plan.

Boeing says its fleet will be able to fly on 100% biofuel by 2030

January 23, 2021
Boeing’s goal - which requires advances to jet systems, raising fuel-blending requirements, and safety certification by global regulators - is central to a broader industry target of slashing carbon emissions in half by 2050, the U.S. planemaker said.

Asia's chip crunch slams the brakes on carmakers' COVID recovery

January 22, 2021
Recovering demand for cars should make this a great time to be selling to the automotive industry -- but for a Japanese executive at an affiliate of one of the country's biggest software developers, it is deeply frustrating.

Toyota and Honda resume production in Malaysia

January 18, 2021
Toyota Motor and Honda Motor have halted operations at multiple plants in Malaysia, Nikkei has learned, due to the strict lockdown imposed by the government to combat a surge in coronavirus infections.

54% of cars sold in Norway are BEVs

January 6, 2021
The sale of electric cars in Norway overtook those powered by petrol, diesel and hybrid engines last year, with German automaker Volkswagen AG replacing Tesla Inc as the top battery-vehicle producer, new data showed.
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