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11 Oct 2017
News Releases
The Land Transport Authority (LTA) has awarded the tender to procure 50 diesel hybrid buses at about S$30 million to Volvo East Asia (Pte) Ltd. This is part of LTA’s efforts to build a more environmentally friendly public bus fleet. Not only can commuters expect quieter and smoother rides, bus captains can also enjoy a more comfortable working environment. For more information, please see the attached release.
27 Sep 2017
News Releases
Singapore, 27 September 2017 – In preparation for the launch of Singapore’s first large-scale electric vehicle (EV) car-sharing programme, BlueSG Pte Ltd (a subsidiary of the Bolloré Group), today announced the locations of its first 30 charging stations, which will offer a total of 120 charging points. Scheduled to roll out progressively from December 2017, the programme will provide users with the convenience and flexibility of returning the EV at locations different from their point of pick-up. For more details, please refer to the attached news release.
30 Jun 2017
News Releases
At Budget 2017, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) announced the introduction of the Vehicular Emissions Scheme (VES), which will run from 1 January 2018 to 31 December 2019. LTA also announced that the emission factor to be used for computing the carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions of electric vehicles (EVs) and plug-in hybrid vehicles (PHEVs) under the VES would be announced later this year and that it would take into consideration the fact that EVs and PHEVs consume electricity which produces CO2 at the point of power generation, even though they have no tailpipe emissions. For more information, please refer to attached news release.
30 Jun 2016
News Releases
Singapore will launch an electric vehicle (EV) car-sharing programme in collaboration with BlueSG Pte Ltd, a subsidiary of Bolloré Group by mid-2017. EVs will be deployed in every single Housing & Development Board (HDB) town by 2020, to allow as many residents as possible to enjoy car-sharing facilities. Please refer to the attached news release and annex for more information.
8 Dec 2014
News Releases
Singapore, 8 December 2014 - The Land Transport Authority (LTA) and Economic Development Board (EDB) announced plans today to trial an electric vehicle (EV) car-sharing programme which will see the introduction of up to 1,000 EVs and the charging infrastructure to support their use. For more information, please refer to the attached release.
25 Jun 2011
News Releases
The inter-agency Electric Vehicle (EV) Taskforce, led by the Energy Market Authority (EMA) and the Land Transport Authority (LTA), announced the launch of the electric vehicle test-bed in Singapore today. The objective of the EV test-bed is to test and gauge different EV prototypes and charging technologies given Singapore’s urbanised environment and road conditions, before deciding whether to roll it out for mass adoption. Please find attached the joint news release and slides on the EV test-bed programme for more details.
8 Oct 2010
News Releases
The inter-agency Electric Vehicle (EV) Taskforce led by the Energy Market Authority (EMA) and the Land Transport Authority (LTA) has appointed Robert Bosch (SEA) Pte Ltd ("Bosch") to design, develop, deploy, operate and maintain Singapore's EV charging infrastructure as part of the EV test-bed programme. Singapore will be the first location outside of Germany to test out this integrated EV charging infrastructure solution developed by Bosch. For more details, please refer to the attached news release.
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