ION Mobility Closes US$18.7m in Series A funding; Brings TVS Motor Company on Board as Strategic Investor

Singapore, Feb 3, 2023 – (ACN Newswire via – ION Mobility (ION) today announced new investments of US$18.7 million in its Series A funding round. Additionally, the company also brings TVS Motor Company on board as its strategic investor, through TVS Motor’s Singapore subsidiary, TVS Motor (Singapore). As part of this investment agreement, TVS […]

US, South Korea to partner on advanced air mobility dev’t

WASHINGTON — The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said on Saturday it had agreed to partner with the Korea Office of Civil Aviation (KOCA) future Advanced Air Mobility aircraft development and operations. The two nations signed a declaration to collaborate and share information on advanced air mobility projects and work together to promote the safety […]

Fukuoka Prefecture and CJPT Enter Partnership to Implement FC Mobility Expansion Initiatives

TOKYO, Dec 26, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via – Fukuoka Prefecture and Commercial Japan Partnership Technologies Corporation (CJPT) have entered a partnership agreement that includes jointly implementing initiatives to expand the adoption of fuel cell electric vehicles (FC mobility) for vehicles that underpin our daily lives in the logistics industry, public transportation, and official […]

Toyota Mobility Foundation Selects Eight Teams as 2022 Finalists in the “Mobility for ALL” Category of its Idea Contest

TOKYO, Dec 16, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via – Aiming to realize an “even-better mobility society,” the Toyota Mobility Foundation (TMF) has been implementing the Make a Move PROJECT ( since June of this year. A contest, the project aims to implement ideas and solutions in society together with people who have a range […]

The Velocity Q&A: Ma. Cristina Fe Arevalo [President and CEO Toyota Mobility Solutions Philippines, Inc. (TMSPH)]

Interview by Kap Maceda Aguila VELOCITY: What is Toyota Mobility Solutions Philippines all about? MA. CRISTINA FE AREVALO: Okay, in a nutshell, Toyota Mobility Solutions Philippines is an integrated mobility solutions provider where we utilize systems and applications that will maximize efficiency in transportation of people and goods. So, these systems and applications can result […]

Shell invests in sustainable growth in Cebu and opens five new stations

THE aftermath of Typhoon Odette left many homes and establishments in Cebu devastated. While Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation and its network of mobility stations weren’t severely affected, the energy company committed to rebuild and support the region’s recovery.Within two weeks after Typhoon Odette hit, 58 out of the 63 affected stations were operational, with its […]

DENSO Announces Q1 2022 Results, Details Efforts Advancing its Pursuit of Sustainability and Safety

KARIYA, JAPAN, Jul 29, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via – DENSO, a leading mobility supplier, today announced global financial results for the first quarter of its fiscal year, ending March 31, 2023. DENSO’s efforts and updates continue to be driven by its Two Great Causes: Green – achieving carbon neutrality by 2035 – and […]

World first as entire city’s transport network is digitally connected with Hitachi’s new Smart Mobility suite

GENOA, Italy, Jul 20, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via – In a move that is set to trigger a revolution in how people around the world will travel in towns and cities, Hitachi Rail has digitally connected public and private hire transport across an entire city. The milestone has been achieved using technology from […]

Integrated “Future Energy Asia” and “Future Mobility Asia” Exhibition and Summit To Drive Forward ASEAN Energy Transition and Clean Mobility Transformation

BANGKOK, Jul 18, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – Endorsed and hosted by Thailand’s Ministry of Energy, under the patronage of H.E. Supattanapong Punmeechaow, Deputy Prime Minister of Thailand, the world’s largest organiser of energy exhibitions and conferences, dmg events, presents Future Energy Asia and Future Mobility Asia. The combination of events are dedicated […]

AIBP: How Technology Contributes to Economical Gaps in Southeast Asia

Singapore, Jul 13, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – Nearly half of ASEAN based respondents perceived legacy IT infrastructure and systems to be a challenge to digital transformation (DX) and innovation projects within their own company, according to a survey conducted by AIBP in 2021. The survey counted 206 professionals in the public services […]

How Technology Contributes to Economical Gaps in Southeast Asia

Singapore, Jul 4, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – cThe survey counted 206 professionals in the public services sector across the largest economies in Southeast Asia: Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines & Vietnam. The same survey showed that 60.6% of respondents believe that business intelligence software is the DX solution that brings the largest benefits […]

Sony and Honda Sign Joint Venture Agreement to Establish New Company, “Sony Honda Mobility Inc.”, to Engage in Mobility Business

TOKYO, Jun 16, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via – Sony Group Corporation (“Sony”) and Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (“Honda”) announced today that they have signed a joint venture agreement to establish a new company to engage in the sale of high-value-added electric vehicles (EVs) and provide services for mobility. Today’s announcement is the furtherance […]

AFMG appoints Mr. Wilfried Porth as a non-executive director

HONG KONG, Apr 26, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – Apollo Future Mobility Group Limited (“AFMG”, the “Company”, HKEX stock code: 860, together with subsidiaries, the “Group”) announces the appointment of Mr. Wilfried Porth, who had been a member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG (“Mercedes-Benz”) from 2009 to 2021, as a […]

Honda Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Teito Motor Transportation and kokusai motorcars as Part of Aim to Launch Autonomous Vehicle Mobility Service in Central Tokyo

HIROSHIMA, Japan, Apr 21, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via – Honda Mobility Solutions Co., Ltd. (HMS), a Honda subsidiary for mobility service (MaaS) business in Japan, today announced it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with two transportation (e.g. taxi and limousine) service providers in Japan, namely Teito Motor Transportation Co., Ltd. (Teito) […]

Sony and Honda Sign Memorandum of Understanding for Strategic Alliance in Mobility Field

TOKYO, Mar 4, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via – Sony Group Corporation (“Sony”) and Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (“Honda”) today announced that they have agreed to deepen discussion and exploration of forming a strategic alliance that aims to create a new era of mobility and mobility services. Specifically, the two companies have signed a […]

MPTC says Mobility unit to get ‘less than a billion’ for projects

METRO Pacific Tollways Corp. (MPTC) said it is allocating “less than a billion” for its subsidiary MPT Mobility this year, mainly for the latter’s digital solutions. “We are, for this year, budgeting less than a billion for capex (capital expenditure). This is for MPT Mobility,” MPTC President and Chief Executive Officer Rodrigo E. Franco said during […]

APOLLO FUTURE MOBILITY GROUP announces appointments of key top-level executives to attain corporate goals efficiently

HONG KONG, Feb 16, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – Apollo Future Mobility Group Limited (“AFMG”, the “Company”, HKEX stock code: 860, together with subsidiaries, the “Group”) announces the appointment of two top-management executives with rich experiences in the automobile industry in China with both local and foreign enterprises. They will bring in new […]

Shell is ‘fuel provider of choice’ for Toyota’s Batangas Vehicle Center

TOYOTA MOTOR Philippines Corp. (TMP) recently selected Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corp. (PSPC) as its fuel provider for the first fill of its new imported vehicles delivered and processed at the newly launched Batangas Vehicle Center (BVC). In a virtual signing ceremony, PSPC President and CEO Cesar Romero expressed his appreciation for the service partnership. He […]