2022-09-15

China’s car maker BYD [1211:HK] is planning to launch three new models of electric vehicles (EVs) in 2023 in Japan, as reported by Nikkei Asia on September 13. In January 2023, BYD will sequentially release the midsize sport utility vehicle Atto 3, the hatchback compact...

Japanese automaker Honda Motor [7267:JP] announced a plan to release more than ten electric motorcycle models globally over the next three years, as reported by Reuters on September 13. The company has set a goal to achieve carbon neutrality for all its motorcycles by the...

Singapore Exchange (SGX) [SGX:SP] is mulling changes to its corporate disclosure rules, including requiring companies to disclose exactly how much their directors and chief executive officers (CEOs) earn, as reported by Bloomberg on September 13. Singapore Exchange Regulation (SGX RegCo), the regulatory department of the...

Toyota Tsusho [8015:JP], a Japanese trading business, will build a wind power plant with a capacity of 540 megawatts (MW) in Hokkaido next year to transport renewable energy to Tokyo, as reported by Nikkei Asia on September 13. The new facility is expected to double...

Chinese top electric vehicle (EV) maker BYD [002594:CH] signed a contract with Thai industrial estate developer WHA Group [WHA:TB] to build a factory for new energy passenger cars in an industrial park run by the developer, as reported by Reuters on September 8. This is...

Thailand will introduce a carbon tax to match the global trend, as reported by Bangkok Post on September 12. According to Thailand’s Excise Department director-general Ekniti Nitithanprapas, as the European Union (EU) countries plan to impose a carbon border tax on some carbon-intensive imports from...

The Indian government revealed in the draft National Electricity Plan that the country will need another 28 gigawatts (GW) of coal-fired power capacity by FY32 in addition to the 25 GW already under construction, as reported by Economic Times on September 12. The need for...

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