JAKARTA – BUMN Minister Erick Thohir will explore cooperation with Tesla electric car in February regarding the development of the industry electric car in Indonesia.
“InsyaAllah, in February, I will open talks with Tesla to develop this cooperation,” said Erick Thohir in a written statement received in Jakarta, Saturday (2/1). The BUMN Minister has also ordered PLN to improve services to the public and change its business strategy post-pandemic.
“Thank God, PLN had on-track and has joined the consortium of SOEs to manufacture EV battery cooperate. With companies from Korea and China,” he said. In addition to anticipating electric cars, Erick also wants PLN actively developing electric stove. This is in order solutions reduce imports of fuel.
There are a number of reasons why Indonesia will become a major player electric car industry. In line with the mission of the President Jokowi who want to push Indonesia into a major player in cutting-edge industry because of Indonesia’s natural resources to support it.
Electric Car Are Very Potential In Indonesia
As one of the countries with the largest nickel resource, this supports Indonesia j is a major manufacturer of car electric battery power sources. “The battery itself is a major component in the production of electric cars. With our natural wealth, of course we must also support the quality of our human resources in order to become a major producer in the electric car industry,” said Erick.
Previously, BUMN Minister Erick Thohir explained that electric cars have many benefits. Not only benefits for the economy but benefits for the environment. This is in line with the government’s mission to promote sustainable economic development.
Electric cars are considered more environmentally friendly. The resulting emissions are lower than vehicles that use fuel oil, so it will reduce air pollution and noise pollution.
According to Erick, all parties must maintain national energy security, currently Indonesia imports 1.5 million barrels per day of fuel. Electric cars are a solution to reduce the movement of foreign exchange abroad.
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