Posts Tagged: green tech



Terra Motors wants to help Iran curb air pollution with ebikes

Japanese electric two and three-wheeler startup pushes into West Asia with distribution partnership in Iran.

  • August 20, 2014
  • at 2:58 pm
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China sold only 6,900 domestic electric cars in 2013, subsidies and sweeteners just not sweet enough

China sold only 6,900 domestic electric cars in 2013, subsidies and sweeteners just not sweet enough

China sold only 6,900 domestic-brand electric cars in 2013. These are the many hurdles that EVs face in China right now, despite a raft of ...

  • July 1, 2014
  • at 5:05 pm
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Got an idea for a water tech startup? Join this competition

A new startup competition in Singapore, called the HydroPreneur Programme, has launched and is inviting participants to submit ideas related...

  • March 3, 2014
  • at 6:31 pm
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Tesla launches Chinese homepage

Ahead of car roll-out in China, Tesla launches Chinese homepage

With Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) all-electric cars due to hit China’s roads in February 2014, the US automaker has today launched a sp...

  • December 16, 2013
  • at 3:45 pm
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Bill Gates calls for Indian inventors to reinvent the toilet, save lives

Bill Gates calls for Indian inventors to reinvent the toilet, save lives

A recent UNICEF report on sanitation in India showed that poor sanitation is responsible for the stunting of 62 million children under the a...

  • October 8, 2013
  • at 5:25 pm
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Tesla starts pre-orders in China

Tesla starts taking pre-orders in China, makes a new home on Weibo

Electric car maker Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) has quietly started taking pre-orders for its Model S sedan in China. Tesla China general manager Kin...

  • August 22, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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Startup that buys China’s old phones and re-sells them gets $8 million investment

Aihuishou doesn't hold the inventory of the devices it collects or sells. They are sent to refurbishers who re-sell the used phones on the s...

  • July 16, 2014
  • at 12:31 pm
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Tesla sales start in China

Tesla begins sales in China, plans to assemble cars at Chinese factory in future

Exactly seven months after first taking pre-orders from hopeful Chinese customers, Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) is starting sales and shipments in Ch...

  • April 22, 2014
  • at 12:16 pm
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Beijing snubs Tesla, announces subsidies for electric cars are for Chinese firms only

Beijing is set to lay out its annual new vehicle allotments after Chinese New Year, and just as Chinese citizens head home for the holidays,...

  • January 29, 2014
  • at 2:15 pm
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manufacturing EVs in China

One Chinese province looks to specialize in making electric vehicles

When Chinese people think of Shandong province, they probably have in mind oilfields and rows of maize – or Tsingtao, the national bee...

  • October 9, 2013
  • at 4:45 pm
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Shop.bt ecommerce in Bhutan

A Bhutan tech primer: early signs of startups and e-commerce

In our initial Bhutan tech overview, I provided a brief summary of the country, its unique circumstances, and its increasing openness to tec...

  • September 2, 2013
  • at 9:40 pm
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A011 peak-shift vending machine

A New Vending Machine That Keeps Drinks Chilled Without Using Energy

At Tech in Asia, we’re very keen to write about innovations that save energy. So here’s an interesting one from Japan: A new ven...

  • June 28, 2012
  • at 9:30 pm
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