Heart of the Matter - S1: Electric cars: When’s a good time to start thinking about buying one?
Ambitious targets in Singapore’s Green Plan 2030 on the adoption of electric vehicles announced on Wednesday (Feb 10) have signalled a bigger national commitment toward phasing out petrol and diesel cars. But how and when will it all come together – with a good range of affordable models of different sizes, enough charging stations and safe, fast-charging batteries? And where do hybrid vehicles fit in? Lin Suling drills into the details with Sanjay Kuttan, Executive Director of the Singapore Maritime Institute and Nitin Pangarkar, Associate Professor at the NUS Business School.