The International Energy Agency (IEA) has predicted global oil demand growth is expected to slow from 2025 as fuel efficiency improves and the use of electrified vehicles increases but is unlikely to peak in the next two decades.
NEW DELHI, Sept 3 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Paritosh Mitra, who drives a motorised rickshaw in Delhi, knows what he wants next and has saved 100,000 rupees ($1,390) to get it: an electric rickshaw.
For a rich country, Singapore is not doing nearly enough to tackle climate change, and has chosen to spend billions on adaptation rather than prevention. Here’s what the city-state could and should do to rise to the climate crisis, writes Assaad Razzouk.
The Electric Vehicle Association of Thailand (EVAT) yesterday announced its proposal for promoting the use of electric vehicles in Thailand in light of the increasing number of people who are switching to EVs.
An ambitious plan is in train to electrify the Philippines’ iconic jeepneys to curb pollution. But do Filipino drivers, operators and commuters really want to replace a national cultural symbol with a more modern mode of transport?
China’s electric vehicle industry is entering a new phase of accelerating development, President Xi Jinping wrote in a congratulatory message to participants of a new energy vehicle conference in early July. In 2018, China sold almost as many electric vehicles as the rest of the world combined.
Instead of placing all their bets on electric vehicles, governments and urban planners must promote mass public transport and enable different modes of mobility to tackle traffic congestion.
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