PEA, Mitsubishi Motors and Delta join hands to elevate EV experiences
The Provincial Electricity Authority (PEA), Mitsubishi Motors (Thailand) Co., Ltd. and Delta Electronics (Thailand) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for cooperation between the three parties in Electric Vehicles (EV), EV charging stations and the PEA’s mobile application for EV charging.
Mr. Lertchai Kaewwichian, Assistant Governor (Business and Marketing) of Provincial Electricity Authority said that PEA will adopt the government’s policy on electric vehicles by developing EV Charging Station Infrastructure every 100 km on the main transportation routes across the country with total 62 EV Charging Stations by 2021 in order to promote the use of EVs and facilitate EV users travel all over Thailand.
Mr. Morikazu Chokki, President and CEO of Mitsubishi Motors (Thailand) Co., Ltd. said that Mitsubishi was very much honored to sign the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) among Provincial Electricity Authority and Delta Electronics (Thailand). We are confident that this collaboration will drive forward the rapid expansion of charging station for electric vehicle including PHEV in Thailand and increase convenience to encourage electric vehicles deployment in Thailand.
“Recently, Mitsubishi Motors Thailand has launched New Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV which is not only the world’s first Plug-in-Hybrid SUV but also the world’s best-selling PHEV, running by flexible energy sources, both fuel and electricity. We aim to provide our customers with safety reliability and worry-free ownership experience,” added Mr. Morikazu Chokki
“We’re excited to partner with both the Provincial Electricity Authority and the Mitsubishi Motors Thailand to lead Thailand’s drive towards electrification and offer a more convenient and safe ownership experience for Thai EV drivers to enjoy. Delta’s core competencies in power conversion and management, help us develop ultra-efficient charging solutions with international safety and operating standards,” said Mr. Jackie Chang, Delta Thailand President.
This monumental collaboration between PEA, Mitsubishi Motors Thailand and Delta supports the Thai government’s energy blueprint target to have 1.2 million EVs (PHEV and BEV) on the road by 2036. The three partners will also collaborate to educate Thai drivers on basic knowledge in electrical systems and EV charging infrastructure safety requirements.
(From left to right) Mr. Morikazu Chokki, President and CEO of Mitsubishi Motors Thailand, Mr. Lertchai Kaewwichian, Assistant Governor of Provincial Electricity Authority and Mr. Jackie Chang, Delta President, sign MOU for cooperation in EV, charging and mobile app in Thailand.