In Singapore’s latest budget announcement, Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat reiterated the government’s plan to have all vehicles run on cleaner energy by 2040.

Along with the announcement, several initiatives were rolled out to incentivise the public to adopt electric vehicles (EVs) early.

However, there is only so much the government can do to encourage EV adoption through policies and regulations. Other parties like car makers, providers of charging ports and public transport operators must also play their part.

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