Is Southeast Asia ready for the Electric Vehicle (EV) evolution? Let’s find out…
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With population and economic growth, emerging Electric Vehicle (EV) technology as well as the rise of environmental awareness, is Southeast Asia ready for the Electric Vehicle (EV) evolution? Truck & Bus News had the honour of sitting down with Thomas Hemmerich, Head of Cluster AustralAsia, who is also the Managing Director of MAN Truck & Bus Korea Ltd, a subsidiary of MAN Truck & Bus SE, for an interview.
“The adoption of EV depends on countries, the needs and applications as well as the local government’s policy. I am responsible for the Southeast Asia market and there are 13 countries under me. My biggest challenge is that I have everything in products, from Euro 2 up to Euro 6E. For a country in which we sell only five or 10 trucks a year, EV is not sensible. Furthermore, Southeast Asia currently is lacking a charging infrastructure for EVs, “he said……
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随着人口和经济的增长、新兴电动汽车 (EV) 技术和环保意识的提高，东南亚是否已准备好迎接电动汽车 (EV) ？《卡客车新闻》有幸采访到曼恩澳亚业务集群负责人，同时也是曼恩商用车辆股份公司（MAN Truck & Bus SE）旗下子公司韩国曼恩商用车辆股份有限公司（MAN Truck & Bus Korea Ltd）董事经理托玛斯●亨默里克（Thomas Hemmerich）就该课题展开讨论。