Atlis signs distributer AusMV to sell XT pickup in SEA
US manufacturer Atlis Motor Vehicles has found a distributor in the Southeast Asia and Oceania region as the company announces a collaboration agreement with Australian Manufactured Vehicles (AusMV). AusMV will buy XT pickup trucks and complete right-hand drive production in Australia.
Hyundai expands partnership with ride-hailing firm Grab
Hyundai Motor Group, which includes Kia, announced expanding a partnership with ride-hailing service Grab in Southeast Asia. The focus is now on piloting new EV business models such as leasing EVs with a battery-as-a-service model or car-as-a-service model, to facilitate the switch for Grab drivers.
CATL plans to build battery plant in Indonesia
Chinese battery cell manufacturer CATL plans to invest five billion US dollars in a battery factory in Indonesia. According to the Indonesian government, Tesla will also send a delegation next month to discuss possible investments in a supply chain for its electric cars.