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Lewis Chen - Singapore Carsharing Association


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Lewis Chen - Singapore Carsharing Association

  1. 1. Carsharing Singapore Experience Carsharing 3.0 –The Next Eraof Mobility
  2. 2. Facts About Singapore Economy GDP(PPP)per capita US$98K (ranked 4th in the world in 2018)with current unemployment rate of 2.1% Living Environment 90% home ownership rate and about 80%are staying at public housing built by Housing Development Board (HDB) Policy of Vehicles Target zero car growth controlled by Certificate of Entitlement (COE). Previously was maintained at 0.25% annually Population 5.6 million living at an area of total 721.5 sq. km (2/3 of NewYork City) 10/13/2018 2
  3. 3. Carsharing Journey Singapore 1 2 4 3 5 6 10/13/2018 3 START 1996 Commissioned a feasibility study to start the carsharing service 1997 20022011 2013 2018 & Beyond Started a pilot project with 4 vehicles by NTUC Income Car Co-Op Formation of Car-Sharing Association Singapore Carsharing Service was Incorporated in the Land Transport Master Plan (LTMP) EVcarsharing, integrated mobility platforms, autonomous vehicle (Smart Nation) Market expansion with commercial operators
  4. 4. Carsharing Journey Singapore “We have to recognise that no matter how efficient the bus or MRT are, there are occasions when we need the door-to-door mobility of the car, but do not want the hassles or the high cost of car ownership.” Former Singapore Communications Minister Mah Bow Tan 13 February 1998, StraitsTimes The Right To Access A Vehicle Instead Of Ownership 10/13/2018 4
  5. 5. Challenges & Successes • Question of sustainability & financial risk – high car prices • Lack of understanding from the grassroots – difficulty in getting dedicated parking for carsharing • Perception – increase vehicle usage??? Challenges Successes • Developed commercially viable service model with little subsidy • Gain support from policy makers to promote the carsharing service especially in parking 10/13/2018 5Taken from The Straits Times, Aug 19th,2003
  6. 6. Supports from Singapore Government Taken from The Straits Times, Sep 4th,2012 10/13/2018 6
  7. 7. Supports from Singapore Government From executive summary 10/13/2018 7
  8. 8. Supports from Singapore Government Taken from 10/13/2018 8
  9. 9. Supports from Singapore Government Common Carsharing Logo at all Stations 10/13/2018 9
  10. 10. Progresses from Singapore LTMP 2013 Article taken from The Straits Times, 12th March 2014 10/13/2018 10 Picture taken from Singapore Housing Development Board (HDB)
  11. 11. Progresses from Singapore LTMP 2013 10/13/2018 11
  12. 12. Future Transport Plans for Singapore Excepts Taken from 1 e 2 -car-lite-society 10/13/2018
  13. 13. THANK YOU Email: (Office) / (Personal) | Mobile: +65 9684-6798