JAKARTA – The government through the Ministry of Research and Technology (Research and Technology) recognizes industrial process to create and develop a nationwide electric car takes time to 2020
Research and Technology Minister Gusti Muhammad Hatta said the development of the electric car industry uses to categorize the phase 1-phase 9.
“For our readiness to use the 1-9 category in terms of terms of readiness stage, until the production of things and we want to control,” said Gusti in BPPT Building, Jakarta, Tuesday (30/07/2013).
Gusti added that the process of development of electric cars and buses by the manufacturer has entered the seventh stage, and will soon enter into the eighth stage.
“Stage 1-3 go to university, go into R & D stage 4-6 and stage 7-9 have entered into the industry. Later we also do environmental testing, could be tested if the actual road, not just in the building,” said Gusti.
He reveals, for the content of the current electric car components is still imported. But, will use components of Domestic Content Level (DCL) that can all be supplied from within the country.
“We’re just at the level of the seventh, eighth want to go. So the seventh level in actual road testing. DCL its varied, there are 30 percent, some 60 percent,” said Gusti.
Currently, testing is still in the stage of the seventh and eighth to the stage, it targets to enter the ninth stage or national electric car production will be reached in 2020. “Yes it is still a long seventh stage of the year again. Approximately 2020,” he said.