Mitsubishi and its distributor in Singapore, Cycle & Carriage Automotive Pte Limited recently announced the signing of a Cooperation Agreement to collaborate on activities to test electric vehicles (E
A multi-government agency EV task force comprising the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB), Singapore’s Energy Market Authority (EMA) and Land Transport Authority (LTA), will set up an EV charging infrastructure network and evaluate the costs and benefits of EVs for future adoption. As part of the initiative, Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC), via Cycle & Carriage Automotive Pte Limited (CCA), will supply 25 i-MiEVs from 2011 and cooperate in the taskforce’s test bedding efforts.
Mr Osamu Masuko, President of Mitsubishi Motors said, “MMC is proud to be a part of EV testbed in Singapore. We believe that Singapore is an ideal market for EV. Working together with the Singapore government and Cycle & Carriage Automotive, we would like to evaluate the performance of i-MiEV under the condition in Singapore and also promote the appeal of EVs to Singapore citizens.” MMC is currently selling the i-MiEV in Japan, Hong Kong, and Australia. In addition, MMC has engaged in initiatives to popularise EVs with various governments all over the world, including the governments of the Principality of Monaco, Iceland, Denmark, among others.