Free parking for electric cars would make them more attractive to Singaporeans
That's one way to spur sales of greener vehicles
Published on Aug 2, 2014 7:25 AM
Free parking, power charging and entry through Electronic Road Pricing (ERP) gantries would make electric cars more attractive to Singaporeans.
A conference yesterday on the future of transportation heard how similar measures boosted the take-up of "greener" vehicles in other countries.
Mr Tormod Endresen, Norway's ambassador to Singapore, said financial and other incentives resulted in a flood of drivers choosing electric cars in his home country.
Electric cars are better for the environment than conventional cars that use fossil fuels, partly because electric cars cause less pollution.
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