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Electric vehicles tax breaks pave way for ‘green traffic’ in Philippine roads, says Gatchalian

MANILA, Philippines — Sen. Sherwin Gatchalian said that the newly imposed tax breaks for certain types of electric vehicles will help Filipinos adapt to the usage of EVs and help reduce carbon emissions. Gatchalian, the principal author of the Republic Act 11697 or the Electric Vehicle Industry Development Act (EVIDA), said Saturday that the modified tariff rates will help make

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Tesla in Manila? Philippines Offers Generous Incentives to EV Makers, Buyers

Macario Gomez, 42, is a Singapore-based Filipino engineer. He’s seriously thinking about buying his dream electric vehicle (EV) this 2023 — “most likely if the price falls below Php1.8 million ($32,900),” he told Gulf News. Following a price war kicked off by Tesla, which slashed 20 per cent off its hottest models, Gomez says he’s a keen first-adopter. What adds extra kick to

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