The Ministry of Transport (MOT) has announced that 50 per cent of all new light-duty vehicles sold in Singapore will be zero-emissions vehicles (ZEVs) by 2030. These will include battery electric vehicles, plug-in hybrid vehicles and fuel cell electric vehicles.

Additionally, 50 per cent of public buses and taxis will be electric by 2030, with a 100 per cent targeted by 2040.

As of 2022, ZEVs account for 10 per cent of all new vehicle registrations in Singapore, registering a three times year-on year increase since 2021.

This move is a part of an initiative of the Government of the United States to promote the transition to sustainable mobility globally. Apart from Singapore, Canada, United Kingdom, Germany, and France are also a part of the non-binding initiative.