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Indonesia mulling over electric car regime

Jan 10, 2019 - The Straits Times (Singapore)

Indonesia is juggling two options as it moves closer to setting regulations on the adoption of electric vehicles.

The impending outcome is set to benefit Japanese car giant Toyota or South Korea's Hyundai Motor and European carmakers such as BMW.

The Joko Widodo administration is throwing its support behind green vehicles as it seeks to reduce the country's reliance on imports of fossil fuel and also tap its abundant nickel reserves. Nickel is a key material for making lithium-ion ...