With the government now the driving force behind EV adoption in Singapore, carmakers, public transport operators and providers of charging stations are jostling for a prominent role in making the city-state’s vision of mass electric mobility a reality

Electric vehicles (EVs) are not a new form of transportation. They have been on the road for the better part of the last decade. Yet for many reasons, they are still very much a minority in Singapore, unlike their internal combustion engine (ICE) peers.

However, several exciting developments related to EVs have taken place recently. The pace for EV adoption has quickened as many nations of the world acknowledge climate change as an existential threat to humankind. Decarbonisation is the only way forward. If things continue to gather pace, EVs could very well displace ICE vehicles as the de facto choice of transportation for Singapore car owners within the next decade. Still, there are significant hurdles to overcome.

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