Tuesday, 18 December 2018 | 03:27 WIB

Mitsubishi Appreciates BPPT for Electric Car Charging Station

Mitsubishi Appreciates BPPT for Electric Car Charging Station (MMKSI)

JAKARTA, NNCMitsubishi Motors Krama Yudha Sales Indonesia (MMKSI), the official distributor of passenger and light trading vehicles from Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) in Indonesia, has welcomed the inauguration of an electric car charging station by the Technology Assessment and Application Agency (BPPT) in Indonesia.

As it isknown, BPPT has officially opened the charging facility (charging station) for electric vehicles in BPPT Building in Jakarta and Serpong.

The charging station provides charging facilities for electric cars with the specification of the CHADEMO-CCS-Cable Type 2 model, with a capacity of 50 kW, as well as the fastest charging duration of 30 minutes.

Mitsubishi Motors Mitsubishi i-MiEV and Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV electric vehicle models participated in this event as a passenger vehicle model demonstrated in charging electric vehicles, along with electric buses, electric motorbikes, electric bicycles and other electric vehicle models.

On the same occasion Ogi Ikematsu, Director of Coordination & Development Division at MMKSI, said that Mitsubishi Motors highly appreciated and positively welcomed BPPT's and the Indonesian government's decisions in the process of transitioning and accelerating the development and use of electric vehicles in Indonesia.

"Mitsubishi Motors participated in the process of socialization and joint study on the development of electric vehicles in Indonesia by donating 2 Mitsubishi i-MiEV electric vehicles and 8 Plug-in Hybrid SUVs, Outlander PHEV and 4 units of fast charging facilities to the Indonesian government through the Ministry of Industry RI, where the Mitsubishi i-MiEV as one of the vehicles was received by BPPT and participated in this event," Ikematsu said on Wednesday (12/05)

The vehicles will be included in a series of modeling studies on how the existing transportation infrastructure in Indonesia can accommodate electric vehicles.

This includes assessing the use of electric vehicles in various environments, including cities, tourist areas and remote islands.

The series of inauguration of fast charging facilities carried out by BPPT was followed by an electric vehicle road trip involving participants who were users of electric vehicles and also the automotive brand manufacturer of electric vehicles with the Thamrin route to electric vehicle charging facilities located in B2TKE-BPPT building in Serpong, Tangerang .