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Electric vehicles less pollutive, but public transport still most sustainable way to get around: Ong Ye Kung

Singapore

IN PROMOTING wider adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) here, Singapore must be careful not to go overboard, Transport Minister Ong Ye Kung said on Friday.

Public transport is still the most sustainable way to get around the island, he added, noting that the government is investing more than S$60 billion over the next decade to expand and renew the rail network.

In an interview with Money FM 89.3, he was asked whether success in getting Singaporeans to use battery-powered cars could lead to...

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