Indonesia to sell only cars and electric bikes


Indonesia aims to sell only electric cars and motorcycles by 2050 to replace combustion-engine vehicles, as the Southeast Asian country seeks to reduce its carbon emissions, Energy Minister Arefin Tasrif said.

He added that all motorcycles sold from 2040 will be electric, while all new cars sold from 2050 will be electric vehicles.

In the past 10 years, the world’s fourth most populous country has sold an average of 6.5 million motorcycles a year and about 1 million cars.

Data from the Association of the Automobile Industry of Indonesia showed that more than 15 million cars and 112 million motorcycles were on the country’s roads by the end of 2019.

Indonesia announced this year that it aims to reduce net carbon emissions to zero, including a plan to decommission all coal-fired power plants by 2056.



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