Electric vehicle population in Singapore more than doubled in 2021

An electric taxi on Braddell Road on Jan 10, 2022. The number of electric cars here grew by 1,725 between end-2020 and end-2021. ST PHOTO: CHONG JUN LIANG
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SINGAPORE - Singapore's electric vehicle (EV) population more than doubled last year, growing from 1,397 vehicles in end-2020 to 3,713 vehicles in end-2021.

Spurred by government incentives, a wider selection of models and the arrival of American automaker Tesla, this growth spurt was largely driven by a sharp increase in the number of electric cars - particularly in the second half of 2021.

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