Testing of electric cars in S’pore moves into second phase [News]

January 13, 2014 by  
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By Monica Kotwani, Channel NewsAsia, 12 Jan 2014

The study of whether electric vehicles are feasible for Singapore roads is set to move into its second phase.

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) said this could involve car-sharing and commercial fleets.

The LTA said that data collected from the initial two-and-a-half-year test-bed period, which ended in December last year, could be used to plan further trials.

LTA and the Energy Market Authority are leading the testing process.

But some stakeholders question if the government is being over-cautious in driving the scheme.

Electric vehicles have gained traction in the last decade or so.

They are made from recyclable materials, and have zero tail-pipe emissions, which helps the environment.

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Source: Channel NewsAsia

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