A Prototype of electric bus produced by PT Mobil Anak Bangsa in the exhibition of commercial vehicles of Indonesian Automotive Industry Association-Gaikindo Indonesia Commercial Vehicle Expo (GIICOMVEX) 2018 in Jakarta, became the attention of transportation entrepreneurs who visited the exhibition. Technical Director of the company, Bambang Tri Soepandji, on the sidelines of the exhibition, said some entrepreneurs from abroad were interested in their products, and asked about the potential for the development of the electric bus.
“It is amazing that they are interested in the design. It’s because the bus has international design, so it can be accepted by the tastes of Europeans, Australians, and other countries. Many are interested, they asked about the price. One of the countries in Eastern Europe is also interested, asking for potential cooperation” Technical Director of the company, Bambang Tri Soepandji, on the sidelines of the exhibition, said.
Bambang Tri Soepandji added that the electric buses, that are capable of running up to 300 kilometers per battery charging, are ready for mass production and marketed in 2018. Previously, the founder of PT MAB, General TNI (ret.) Moeldoko stated, PT MAB is ready to cooperate with investors from abroad for the production of electric bus batteries. The plan, investors from several countries invested in Indonesia in order to establish a battery factory. (VOI / Rezha;transbyAlika)