Government Supports the Development of e-Power Electric Car Technology

By : Ahmad Fadli And Aldi Firhand. A | Monday, November 13 2017 - 16:36 IWST

Menperin Airlangga Hartato car tested Nissan Note e-Power
Menperin Airlangga Hartato car tested Nissan Note e-Power

INDUSTRY.co.id - Tangerang - The government has fully supported the development of E-Power technology developed by PT Nissan Motor Indonesia in order to Indonesia Electric Car era.

This was stated by Minister of Industry of Airlangga Hartarto in the event entitled e-Power: Innovative Technology to Indonesia Electric Car era in ICE BSD, Serpong, Monday (13/11)

 Airlangga added that the government has issued regulation related to the development of Electric Car before Nissan's E-Power Technology is launched. "The government before trying e - Power is already issued regulations," said Airlangga.

Airlangga assesses the innovative Nissan E Power technology is feasible to be used and developed because it can produce low emissions. "E - Power technology is capable of producing emissions that are much lower sehingg feasible to be developed, and of course the government is very supportive," said Airlangga.

On the occasion, Minister of Industry accompanied by Director General of Ministry of Industry Ministry, Gusti Putu Suryawirawan, and President Director of PT Nissan Motor Indonesia Eiichi Kotto and simultaneously test drive Nissan E - Power.

On the same occasion, Eiichi Kotto expressed e-POWER's electric motor drive system from Nissan is an innovative solution to start introducing electric-powered vehicles in Indonesia.

"Nissan created a new standard in the zero emission vehicle market through the presence of Nissan LEAF. E-POWER technology will be the ideal bridge in the change in the use of gasoline and diesel cars into electric vehicles completely. This is to support the government's plan related to electrification, "he explained.

Kotto said E-Power was first introduced in Japan in 2016. "The electric drive system is adapted from Nissan LEAF technology, which is the world's best-selling electric vehicle," he explained.

E-Power technology, he said, became an important milestone in the electrification strategy under the direction of Nissan's Intelligent Mobility vision, a company's efforts to bring about changes in how cars are powered, driven and integrated with the environment.

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