What is an eJeepney?

Electric Jeepneys (eJeepneys), the first public transport of its kind in Southeast Asia, were launched 1 July 2008 in a historic drive along Ayala Avenue in Makati.

The eJeepney runs on pure electricity supplied by rechargeable automotive batteries thus it does not consume either gasoline or diesel to operate. It therefore has no noise, no fumes, no harmful emissions. It can be charged overnight for about eight hours on an ordinary wall outlet, much like charging a cellphone and run the next day for a minimum of 65 kms. Read more...

Who is PHUV?

PhUV (Philippine Utility Vehicle) Incorporated is the umbrella organization of companies & institutions which pioneered the electric vehicle industry in the Philippines. It is the business arm of the Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturers Association of the Philippines (MVPMAP) and supplied the numerous electric jeepneys (eJeepneys) now plying the Makati Green Route (MGR) in its Salcedo and Legazpi Village loops. Read more...


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Driving ambitions for electric vehicles in Philippines

By Dean Irvine, CNN

Manila, Philippines (CNN) — Quietly cutting through the chronic traffic of Manila, the sprawling capital city of Philippines, is a fleet of brightly colored electric vehicles.

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E-vehicles going mainstream in RP?

By Karen S. Reyes, ANC

MANILA, Philippines – The future’s looking bright for the electric vehicle industry in the Philippines.

At least that’s how the Electric Vehicle Association of the Philippines (eVAP) sees it after the country’s first E-Vehicle Summit held in November. Continue reading »

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Govt, other sectors pledge to push for development of electric vehicles

From the ManilaTimes.net

The government, some nongovernmental organizations and the academe have pledged to “scale up and accelerate electric vehicle development” in the country, according to the Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturers Association of the Philippines (MVPMAP), one of the organizers of the First Philippine Electric Vehicle (EV) Summit. Continue reading »

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Gov’t to fast-track use of electric vehicles – Paje

By Ellalyn B. De Vera, Manila Bulletin

December 1, 2010, MANILA, Philippines – To significantly decrease air pollution, the Philippine government is crafting a roadmap to fast-track the development of electric vehicles in the next five years. Continue reading »

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Electric vehicles for clean air

From www.dotc.gov.ph

A ranking official of the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) said that electric vehicles (EVs) is the only way forward in our mass transit system to address the appalling roadside air quality in the metropolis. Continue reading »

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