A notice of award (NoA) has already been served by the Department of Energy (DOE) to a Filipino-Japanese joint venture for the preliminary rollout of 3,000 electric tricycle (e-trike) units that will be deployed in Metro Manila and Region 4 provinces.
In an interview with reporters, DOE Undersecretary Donato Marcos disclosed that the award notice has been with Japanese firm Uzushio Electric Co. Ltd. and local firm BEMAC Electric Transportation Philippines, Inc.
MANILA, Philippines - Officials of a startup firm manufacturing electric tricycles (e-trikes) are in talks with officials of the University of the Philippines to set up an e-vehicle system inside the campus in Diliman, Quezon City.
BEMAC Electric Transportation Philippines Inc. recently unveiled the "UP e-kot e-trike," a mock-up of the iconic UP Ikot and Toki jeeps which take students around the Diliman campus, during the launch of the firm's production facility in Carmona, Cavite.
BEMAC Uzushio Electric Co. Ltd, a Japan-based electrical equipment supplier, is making the Philippines its manufacturing hub in the Asean region for its locally manufactured electric tricycle.
The company, through its local unit Bemac Electric Transportation Philippines, said it already invested in an assembly facility in Carmona, Cavite in 2013, making it the first electric vehicle maker in the country with a full assembly line.
Department of Trade and Industry (DTI)-APEC/ASEAN Integration Specific Initiatives on SME Trade Facilitation Undersecretary Prudencio M. Reyes Jr. attended the inauguration and ribbon-cutting of BEMAC Electric Transportation Philippines, Inc. assembly plant in Carmona Cavite last 11 February 2015. This is in support for "APEC's Green Growth advocacy toward an Energy Efficient, Sustainable and Low-carbon Transport Future" by building practical and cost-effective Filipino-made E-vehicles.
BEMAC Electric Transportation Philippines, Incorporated formerly known as BEET Philippines announced that their assembly line for electric vehicles (EVs) is now on place and is ready for mass production.
BEMAC Philippines plant located in Carmona, Cavite is on pre-production fine tuning to make sure of its ability to deliver 500 units per month of 3 wheeled EVs as projected by the company.