The Chief Minister gave his nod for a project proposed to introduce Plug-in Hybrid Vehicles in Andhra Pradesh. He met with the Managing Director of Toyota Kirloskar Motor Pvt. Ltd., Mr. Akito Tachibana at his residence on Saturday.
The vehicles are both engine driven, and can be electrically charged. This model is to overcome limitations of electric cars like short distances and charging requirements.
The Chief Minister agreed to support the idea, and told them to start working on the project. “We will provide any resources you need. I envision a futuristic city in Amaravati, and I will spare no resources or make no compromises”, he said.
The Japanese company was pleased with the developments in the state, and expressed interest in being part of the mission to create a ‘greenfield, futuristic and developed city of Amaravati. Mr. Atsushi Oki, GM (Corporate branding, and Products) and Mr. Tirumalarao Chamalla, CEO, AP Electronics & IT Agency
The project will be assessed and finalised soon, and the MoU will be prepared.