E-Mobility Asia at KLCC in November due to draw 12K visitors

By CARSIFU | 30 May 2023

KUALA LUMPUR: The first E-Mobility Asia (EMA) exhibition, to be held from November 22 to 24, 2023 at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, is expected to attract 12,000 local and foreign trade attendees.

EMA will have over 150 exhibitors from 25 countries and regions featuring the latest electrification technologies including battery and charging systems.

Visitors can book free EV (electric vehicle) test drives.

The show will be open to trade visitors on the first two days and to the public on the third day.

"It will provide opportunities for stakeholders to raise their visibility and networking in presenting their latest products and services, and attract potential investments in the rapidly emerging sector," said Vicky Tan, who is project director at organiser Derrisen Sdn Bhd, at a media event on Tuesday.

Meanwhile, the Electric Vehicle Association of Malaysia (EVAM) will be organising a two-day conference where keynote speakers from Asean member countries will share their insights and outlook on the direction of EVs in the region.

EVAM is a strategic partner of the show organised by Derrisen.

Supporting partners are the Asian Federation of Electric Vehicle Associations (AFEVA), Electric Vehicle Association of the Philippines (EVAP), Electric Vehicle Association of Thailand (EVAT), Indonesian Electric Vehicle Industry Association (PERIKLINDO) and ESG Association of Malaysia (ESGAM).

Speakers at the media event included EVAM president Datuk Dennis Chuah, as well as Malaysia Automotive, Robotics and IoT Institute (MARii) CEO Azrul Reza Aziz, AFEVA president Edmund Araga from the Philippines and EVAT president Krisda Utamote and Adrianto Gani, vice chairman, promotion and marketing, PERIKLINDO.

"EMA will raise greater awareness and open up various business prospects to companies who want to get into a promising industry that will be in high demand for tomorrow’s automotive industry,” said Tan.

“EMA will be an eye-opening experience on the potential of the industry in Malaysia, where we stand in this sector, and how we can capitalise on the local capabilities and resources to build a strong and sustainable EV eco-system,” said Chuah.

"The disruption to the automotive industry has already begun. It is important for local industry players to seize every opportunity to increase their adaptability of EV technology to balance the transition of new mobility and their current business models,” said Azrul.

“Asia is at the forefront of the global EV industry led by the rapid adoption rate in China. It holds tremendous opportunities for the Asean region as well, we can already see support from the various governments. The time is now,” said Araga.

“The sharing of information and insights of market trends and what’s coming next will bring immense value to existing EV stakeholders to improve their offerings and also, spur new business and investments in the market to boost consumer confidence,” said Utamote.

“The cooperation among the EV organisations will be an important influence on the national policies to accelerate the development of an ecosystem to make Asean a vibrant hub in the innovation of EV vehicles,” said Gani.

“The transition to electric vehicles brings immense opportunity which definitely making impacts to Malaysia’s green,clean andsustainable living environment’s hope to our beloved nation and community,” said Professor Cheah Kok Hoong, who is the president of ESG Association of Malaysia

To register as an exhibitor, buyer or for more information on EMA, visit www.emobilityasia.com