Malaysia-based electric vehicle (EV) tech mobility company Blueshark Ecosystem Sdn Bhd (Blueshark) has announced a new program called Malaysia Electric Vehicle Empowerment (MyEVE) to accelerate the adoption and development of electric motorcycles in Malaysia.

The new program was launched at an open day hosted by Malaysian Green Technology and Climate Change Corporation (MGTC).

MGTC said in a statement that Malaysia has approximately 7.8 million active motorcycles, making it the most popular and affordable motorised transport.

However, it said each petrol motorcycle releases 60 gCO2eq/km compared to an electric bike emitting about 27 gCO2eq/km.

Adopting the latter will reduce the country’s carbon emissions and complement LCMB’s aim to achieve the target of 15 percent electric motorcycles on the road by 2030, it said.

To eliminate the primary concerns among motorcyclists on EVs, which are the cost and waiting time for charging, Blueshark has introduced its battery leasing and swapping initiatives.

“At Blueshark, we firmly believe battery-swapping technology is crucial for adopting EV motorcycles in Malaysia,

“The shift to EVs needs to happen sooner rather than later to overcome the dangers posed by carbon emissions from the transportation sector,” said Jeff Chong, Chief Executive Officer of Blueshark Ecosystem Sdn Bhd.

He said that Blueshark will support and accelerate Malaysia towards its net zero emissions target through our end-to-end product, software and renewable energy infrastructure ecosystem.

“We are proud to support Malaysian Green Technology and Climate Change Corporation (MGTC)’s mandate to improve the carbon situation in Malaysia in support of its government stakeholders towards an electrified future,

“The MyEVE programme will place the most advanced EV technology, features and aesthetics within reach of people from all walks of life to elevate people and enable electric mobility for all while saving the planet,” he added.

MGTC Chief Executive Officer Ts Shamsul Bahar Mohd Nor said that decarbonising land transportation requires support from various stakeholders.

He said that MGTC will continue to play an active role in supporting and driving this green agenda through effective collaboration.

“We strongly encourage all sectors to spread awareness and initiate EV adoption by introducing electric motorcycles in their fleet,

“I praise Blueshark’s commendable effort in offering a special package for government servants through the MyEVE program,” he said.

To build low-carbon cities, he also said local authorities have been urged to set their direction and implement suitable approaches that help reduce the impact of climate change in the country.

Utilising this programme can be an option worth exploring, he added.

Blueshark is a EV tech mobility company pioneering electromobility and game-changing energy solutions worldwide.

It powers smart mobility and swappable energy solutions by leading the charge on green mobility and green energy for all.

As the Malaysian subsidiary of Sharkgulf Technologies Group, the firm driven by its technology leadership with over 130 invention patents filed, internet of vehicles, smart partnerships and innovations in renewable energy solutions.

MGTC is an agency of the Ministry of Natural Resources, Environment and Climate Change (NRECC) in Malaysia mandated to drive the country in the scope of accelerating green growth, climate action empowerment, and cultivating green lifestyle.  
Three national policies, in particular, the National Green Technology Policy (NGTP), the National Climate Change Policy (NCCP), and the Green Technology Master Plan (GTMP), regulated MGTC’s role as a catalyst for green economic growth.
MGTC’s prime directive is to realize Malaysia’s net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) in 2050 through a 45 percent reduction of unconditional GHG emissions relative to 2005 intensity by 2030, increasing MYR100 billion ($22.63 billion) gross domestic product value in the green technology sector and generating 230,000 green job opportunities.

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