Indonesia's Electric Car Frenzy
- The government issued a Presidential Regulation as a legal basis of electric-powered vehicle development. The regulation includes plans to provide fiscal and non-fiscal incentives for electric vehicle developers, with several detailed requirements.
- Several companies from domestic, China, as well as South Korea, had expressed their interest to participate in developing electric cars in Indonesia. Some had even started manufacturing plant construction.
- The government appoints PT PLN to prepare a Public Electricity Provider Station (SPLU). The State-Owned electricity company is allowed to cooperate with other companies in realizing the mandate.