​NTU Singapore and Volvo unveil world’s first full size, autonomous electric bus


Published on : 07-Mar-2019

NTU Singapore and Volvo Buses have launched the world’s first full size, autonomous electric bus today. The single-deck Volvo Electric bus is 12 metres long and has a full capacity close to 80 passengers. Plans are in place to test the bus at NTU and to subsequently extend the route beyond the NTU campus.


MEDIA COVERAGE

Local Media

The Straits Times, 6 Mar 2019, page B2 (with blurb on page A2), and online (with video)
The Straits Times, 6 Mar 2019, page B2 and online
- Channel 5 News, 5 Mar 2019, 9pm
- Suria News, 5 Mar 2019, 8pm
- Vasantham News, 5 Mar 2019, 8:30pm
- Channel NewsAsia, 5 Mar 2019, 10pm
- Channel 8 News, 5 Mar 2019, 10pm and online
The Business Times, 6 Mar 2019, page 16 and online
- TODAY, 5 Mar 2019
The New Paper, 6 Mar 2019, page 15
Lianhe Zaobao, 6 Mar 2019, page 11 (with blurb on page 1) and online (with video)
Berita Harian, 6 Mar 2019, page 1
Lianhe Wanbao, 5 Mar 2019, page 6
Shin Min Daily News, 5 Mar 2019, page 2
- Channel NewsAsia online, 5 Mar 2019 (includes video interview with NTU President Prof Subra Suresh)
- BeritaMediacorp online, 5 Mar 2019
Tamil Murasu, 6 Mar 2019, page 3

International Media

Reuters, 5 Mar 2019
AFP, 5 Mar 2019
CNBC, 5 Mar 2019
CNBC online, 6 Mar 2019
Bloomberg, 5 Mar 2019
The Daily Mail online (UK), 5 Mar 2019
The Sunday Mail (UK), 5 Mar 2019
Fox 40 (US), 5 Mar 2019
Le Petit Journal (France), 5 Mar
France24, 5 Mar 2019
Wen Wei Po (HK), 6 Mar 2019, page A31
The Borneo Post, 6 Mar 2019, page A2
Bangkok Post, 6 Mar 2019, page B6, and online (with video)
The New Straits Times (Malaysia), 6 Mar 2019, page 62 and online
The Star, 6 Mar 2019, page 20 and online
The Star Malaysia – StarBiz (Malaysia), 6 Mar 2019, page 9
The Sun Daily (Malaysia), 6 Mar 2019
AsiaOne, 5 Mar 2019
Iran Daily, 6 Mar 2019, page 8 and online
Kyodo News (Japan), 5 Mar 2019
Japan Today, 5 Mar 2019
Breitbart (US), 6 Mar 2019
Eagle News Philippines, 6 Mar 2019
Vietnam Breaking news, 6 Mar 2019
MSN US, 5 Mar 2019
The Oman Observer, 6 Mar 2019
The Nation (Thailand), 6 Mar 2019
The Manila Standard, 6 Mar 2019
CTV News (Canada), 6 Mar 2019
NNA News, 6 Mar 2019
Egypt Today, 6 Mar 2019
The Financial Express, 6 Mar 2019
Business Standard, 6 Mar 2019
The Malay Mail, 6 Mar 2019
The Manila Bulletin, 6 Mar 2019
The Jakarta Post, 6 Mar 2019
Millenium Post (Australia), 6 Mar 2019, page 12
Business Daily (Africa), 6 Mar 2019, page 32
Myanmar Times, 6 Mar 2019, page 15
Oman Daily Observer, 6 Mar 2019, page 16
Phnom Penh Post, 6 Mar 2019, page 9
The Economic Times (India), 6 Mar 2019, page 17
The Peninsula (Qatar), 6 Mar 2019
Central News Agency (Taiwan), 5 Mar 2019
World Journal (US), 6 Mar 2019
cnFOL.com (China), 6 Mar 2019
Dnet, 5 Mar 2019
Yahoo News, 5 Mar 2019
TechSpot (US), 6 Mar 2019
New Atlas (Canada), 6 Mar 2019 (with video story)
The Times of India, 6 Mar 2019
- Times of Malta, 6 Mar 2019
Morningstar News (Canada), 5 Mar 2019
The Tribune Express (Pakistan), 6 Mar 2019
Mirage News Australia, 6 Mar 2019
Engadget (with online video), 6 Mar 2019
Ubergizmo (US), 6 Mar 2019 (with video provided by CCO)
Metro Magazine (Canada), 5 Mar 2019
Techwire Asia, 6 Mar 2019
China Plus, 6 Mar 2019
Jalopnik news (US), 7 Mar 2019
Traffic Technology Today (US), 6 Mar 2019
International Business Times Singapore
Smart Cities Dive, 6 Mar 2019
Energy Live News, 6 Mar 2019
ScienMag news, 5 Mar 2019
Shicheng News, 7 Mar 2019
ET Auto, 7 Mar 2019
Dezeen (US), 6 Mar 2019
Robotics and Automation News, 7 Mar 2019
Automotive Products Finder, 7 Mar 2019
MSN - Cars, 7 Mar 2019
InfoChat news, 7 Mar 2019
Sohu, 7 Mar 2019
7Car (Taiwan), 8 Mar 2019
MoneyDJ (China) 8 Mar 2019
SXXWGC.net, 8 Mar 2019
New Fortune Times (China), 8 Mar 2019

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