May 22, 2022

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MPT South Showcases its First Fully Electric Security Patrol Vehicle at MIAS 2022

Metro Pacific Tollways South (MPT South), a subsidiary of Metro Pacific Tollways Corporation (MPTC), the toll street growth arm of Metro Pacific Investments Corporation (MPIC) showcases its first completely electric powered patrol motor vehicle at the Manila Intercontinental Auto Demonstrate (MIAS) at this time getting held at the World Trade Heart from April 7-10, 2022.

MPT South’s e-patrol automobile is amid the very first totally electronic SUVs in the state. Driven by a lasting magnet synchronous motor, the EV pickup truck can operate at 400km in a solitary 45-minute charging. Apart from the acquisition of this effective e-car, the business ideas to changeover its whole fleet of services autos to EVs, as every single one reaches attrition. 

The organization has also place up an e-charging station at its headquarters’ MPT South Hub found at Brgy. Alapan II-B, Imus Cavite. The very same headquarters has been lauded recently with a LEED Gold Certification by the US Inexperienced Developing Council (USGBC). 

“The go to transition to EVs is in alignment with the company’s goal of assisting decarbonize the transport sector, and turn a single of its expressways, notably the 45km Cavite-Laguna Expressway (CALAX) into a environmentally friendly freeway.” mentioned MPTC Main Finance Officer and Senior Government Sponsor for Sustainability, Christopher C. Lizo.

CALAX experienced started integrating electrical power-effective and resource-preserving systems when retaining the substantial standard of highway safety functions along CALAX. Existing toll plazas of the operational sections of CALAX were geared up with rooftop solar panels that ability its have functions. Roadway lights techniques use LED fixtures, thereby strengthening electricity performance.

“These sustainable techniques are also getting performed across the MPTC team applying infrastructure projects with the the very least disruption to the communities and the environment”, added Lizo.

MPTC retains the concessions for the Manila-Cavite Expressway (CAVITEX), the Cavite-Laguna Expressway (CALAX), the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX), the Subic-Clark Tarlac Expressway (SCTEX), the NLEX Connector Road, and the Cebu-Cordova Connection Expressway (CCLEX) in Cebu. (MPT)