The presentation of the first Ukrainian electric car manufactured by “Bohdan Motors” for Banke Electromotive Company (Denmark) took place on November 22 as the press service of the Infrastructure Ministry of Ukraine reported.
“We steadily deny the widespread belief that Ukraine is only agricultural country. We, in the Infrastructure Ministry, are sure and we have a lot of the adherents at the government, that Ukraine can and it should be the high-technology state. The presented electric car was completely developed and made in Ukraine. It will be Made in Ukraine in the European Union. It is the extremely good index that all our plans on the development of electric transport are moving in the right direction. We believe in the future of Ukraine as the high-technology state and believe in the electronic transport and electronic cars construction as the latest industry of our state,” Volodymyr Omelyan, the Infrastructure Ministry claimed.
The presented electric car of the municipal uses ERCB27 is the first electric truck completely developed and produced in Ukraine. The serial production of it will start this year within the large-scale contract with the European company. At the moment, it has the range without recharge 220 km and its speed 80 km per hour.
The Infrastructure Minister noted the importance of the speedy creation of the best terms for the development of the marker of the electric transport while he was looking at the production capacity of the factory.
“The draft laws worked out by us on the promotion of the development of the electric transport market situated at the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. They suppose absolutely new approach at the legislation level on the motivation of the producers to make the lithium batteries, electric cars and electric technics in Ukraine. This program is designed for 15 years. If these laws are adopted, Ukraine will get new quality and new production.”
Earlier Volodymyr Omelyan, the Minister of Infrastructure claimed that Ukrainians bought one thousand electric cars over the last half year.