Indonesia Could Be a Promising Electric Vehicle Market in Southeast Asia

By : Ridwan And Aldi Firhand. A | Tuesday, February 27 2018 - 18:56 IWST

Mitsubishi Electric Car (Photo: Ridwan / INDUSTRY.co.id)
Mitsubishi Electric Car (Photo: Ridwan / INDUSTRY.co.id)

INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta - Minister of Transportation Budi Karya Sumadi supports the use of electric vehicles in Indonesia. He considered, Indonesia could become one of the market share for promising electric vehicles in Southeast Asia.

"This good quality electric vehicle certainly becomes one of the infrastructure development in Indonesia, I strongly support the use of electric motor vehicles. This is very environmentally friendly, minimize air and voice population," said Budi while attending the event of Grant Hand Over and Test Drive Motor Vehicle Electricity from Mitsubishi at the Ministry of Industry on Monday (26/2/2018).

On that occasion Mitsubishi contributed directly to the country by donating 10 electric vehicles consisting of 8 units of Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV with model SUV plug-in hybrid. In addition 2 units of i-MiEV electric vehicles, and 4 units of quick charger to the Indonesian government in this case through the Ministry of Industry.

"I hope that with this electric car, our country will achieve the vision of becoming Smart Cities through technological development. These electric vehicles will be a transportation alternative with minimal and cheaper management," explained Minister Budi.

This vehicle is granted to the Ministry of Industry as part of the establishment of the study. The study is about the development of electric vehicle infrastructure in Indonesia, especially in remote areas.

"Hopefully, the use of electric cars will not only be used here or in big cities but also for inland and border areas, this study should be a solid foundation for the development of electric vehicles in Indonesia," said Budi.

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