Hyundai Motor Company signs MoU with Indonesia for new plant

Hyundai Motor Company recently inaugurated Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Indonesia, its first factory in Southeast Asia, located in Deltamas industrial complex near Cikarang, Indonesia, 40 kilometers east of the capital city of Jakarta. The inauguration follows Hyundai’s signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Indonesian government to build and operate a local manufacturing plant […]

Geely tests methanol hybrid sedan car in sub -40°C Arctic conditions

In the frigid northern Chinese province of Heilongjiang, Geely brought what is claimed to be the world’s first methanol hybrid sedan to test its performance in sub -40°C Arctic conditions. Geely’s latest Methanol Hybrid Emgrand is based on Geely Auto’s fourth generation B-Segment Modular Architecture (BMA) Emgrand sedan. The new Emgrand on 100% clean methanol […]

Arcelor Mittal invest €300m for new electrical steels plant in France

ArcelorMittal has announced an investment of more than €300m, with the support of the French government, to create a new production unit for electrical steels at its Mardyck site in the north of France. This investment will create more than 100 direct jobs. With this new unit, which will specialise in the production of electrical […]

Volkswagen joins IRMS to further its standards in mining

Volkswagen Group joined the “Initiative for Responsible Mining Assurance (IRMA)” in March 2022. IRMA is an alliance of non-governmental organisations, labor unions, affected communities, investors, mining companies and purchasers of raw materials. With more than 50 diverse members, IRMA works to develop and establish rigorous standards for responsible extraction of raw materials in mining. The […]

WEBUY acquires Chilibeli to lead social e-commerce sector across Singapore and Indonesia

WEBUY, a social ecommerce startup based in Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia, has acquired one of Indonesia’s largest and leading community group buy platform, Chilibeli. This acquisition will position WEBUY as the leading social e-commerce company in both Singapore and Indonesia. Chilibeli, like WEBUY, uses a social group buy model that optimizes the supply chain for […]

Thryv Australia partners Talend for an enterprise-wide data management capability

Talend, a global leader in data integration and data governance, recently announced that Thryv Australia, a Thryv Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: THRY) company, and Australia’s leading digital, marketing and directory services provider, has deployed Talend Data Fabric platform to transform its data infrastructure to improve productivity and speed-to-market.   Thryv Australia, formerly Sensis, engages businesses with Australian consumers through […]