Indonesia To Put 2 Million Electric Motorbikes On Road By 2025
Indonesia is hoping to reach zero emissions by 2060 and reduce its carbon footprint by 29% by 2030. One way they plan to tackle this challenge is to put two million electric motorcycles on the road by 2025.
The new ambitious goal for the country was announced by the transportation minister, Budi Karya Sumadi, who during a Federal Group Discussion (FGD) in Jakarta on October 4, 2022, said: “The number of motorcycle users in Indonesia is around 133 million. There are about five million requests coming in every year, while the number even reached 10 million before the pandemic. The market is huge, and this can become a game changer to accelerate the transition. We hope that this subsidy will decrease along with the increasing number of electric vehicle users. We can use the money from fuel subsidies to build this nation.”
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