PHOTO CAPTION: Mitsubishi i-MiEV to be used in three year test in Singapore.

Singapore Electric Car Test Aims to Start in May 2011

Singapore considered ideal for electric transportation test due to compact urban size and robust power grid.

Published: 22-Feb-2011

SINGAPORE -- The first batch of 10 Mitsubishi i-MiEV electric cars is likely to be launched in May for the start of a three-year test-bedding project here.

The i-MiEV is a pure electric vehicle (EV) that is part of a $20 million programme to test-bed EVs in Singapore.

‘The test-bed will run for a period of three years, commencing from the middle of this year,’ said Lew Yii Der, the Land Transport Authority’s group director for corporate planning and research.


Queen Sofia drives Mitsubishi i-MiEV electric car while on holiday.

Mitsubishi will introduce i-MiEV, while Endesa will provide charging infrastructure.

Mitsubishi i-MiEVs are being trialed around the world.

Rob Maetzig shares his experiences with the Mitsubishi i-MiEV in Wellington, New Zealand.

Mitsubishi i-MiEV electric cars similar to that shown to Brazilian President Silva.

If talks are successful, i-MIEV electric car would be introduced into Brazil in 2013.


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