Dr. Saurabh Markandeya, SHADO Group

Dr. Saurabh Markandeya, SHADO Group

12 July 2019
The Singapore company that wants to electrify Asia
Shifting to electric vehicles is an essential part of tackling climate change and even with Tesla seemingly at the forefront, China is arguably doing better than the West. China buys more EVs than any other nation. What about SE Asia and Singapore? What seems to holding the mass adoption of electric vehicles back for this region?The answer does not lie in big business or government investing millions in infrastructure, it seems, but in the SMEs you see every day on the streets. Policymakers and private organisations should target SMEs  like fleet owners and logistics firms who can drive Electric Vehicle adoption, develop the right infrastructure and drive wider adoption. Dr. Saurabh Markandeya, Co-CEO of The SHADO Group, a Singapore-based company that provides Electric Vehicle technology and charging infrastructure shares more.

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