Despite the obvious advantages in terms of zero emissions and savings in fuel costs, electric vehicle growth in Malaysia has been stymied by the lack of charging stations. But that may be set to change soon.
It’s more convenient than a bus and cheaper than a taxi. Operating within a tight 3km radius, Busttle aims to fill the gap in public transport by providing the last mile service for passengers.
Comos, a recently-launched EV-sharing programme, offers city dwellers a chance at safe and sustainable mobility.
Young, hungry and nimble, local start-up MyTeksi took a disruptive innovation, mixed it with a healthy dose of localisation and carved out a brilliant niche across six countries.
Currently, road congestion costs Malaysians at least 1% of annual GDP, according to Frederico Gil Sander, currently the World Bank’s Senior Country Economist for Malaysia.
A passion to improve vehicle safety led Khairil Abu Kassim to set up the Asean New Car Assessment Programme.
Malaysia needs a game-changer where sustainable transportation is concerned. Biofuels may be the answer.
How Greater KL is adding value to the commuting experience
After a bumper year in 2014, it’s full speed ahead for Mercedes-Benz Malaysia in 2015.
Imagine living in the city where the air is clean, the noise levels are low, and the traffic environment is safe. Look at Malaysian cities today and see the contrast. Worse, this ‘progress’ comes at the expense of much needed green space.
Many questions have been posed about the ‘managed float’ mechanism currently in use. Here are some insights.
Asia Media is on a roll, with expansion plans slated for 2015
Traffic congestion in Malaysia is legendary – and it is taking its toll on both the environment, and our psyche. Yusof Ghani takes a look at what can be done about it – and why fixing this problem is important.
As of Dec 1, 2014, the retail price of petrol and diesel in Malaysia is fixed using the managed float mechanism. What does this mean to consumers and how close are we to having a fully deregulated market?
As commuting by car becomes increasingly exhausting in traffic-clogged Kuala Lumpur, cycling has become an attractive option for hardier Malaysians. A map for cyclists is being made available for free to encourage this option.
Malaysia may not have a huge domestic market when compared to Thailand or Indonesia, but it has everything else for the making of an exceptional ASEAN hub for Energy Efficient Vehicles.
Seamless commute can help transform GKV into one of the world’s most liveable metropolis.
The Malaysian Land Transport Commission (SPAD) intends to push for public transport requirements in all development planning. This, says its chairman Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Syed Hamid Albar, is part of efforts to increase the public transport modal share to 40% by 2030, from 5% currently.
Airbus is expanding its joint-venture maintenance unit, Sepang Aircraft Engineering (SAE), and setting up its new wholly-owned Airbus Customer Services Centre adjacent to the SAE facility at KLIA to use Malaysia as its base to serve the rapidly-growing South East Asian region.
After the recent fuel price hike, is it now time to reassess your car of choice?