The Environment Ministry has revealed that government has initiated plans to associate with some car assembling crops within the country, to scale up the manufacturing of electric automobiles.
According to the Ministry, the initiative is to cut back using carbon-emission automobiles and their impact on local weather change.
Chief Director at the ministry, Cynthia Asare-Bediako said this in an interview with JoyNews on the sidelines of the ninth Regional Conference of the Global Initiative for West, Central, and Southern Africa – GI WACAF in Accra, to deliberate on the area’s preparedness in tackling oil spillage.
“Some steps have been taken where we are seeing how best we can collaborate with the car manufacturing companies on the production of electric cars.
“I think there are few that have been piloted even in Ghana,” she said on Tuesday.
Madam Asare-Bediako additional noted that the tutorial curriculum of students are being revised to align with this new imaginative and prescient.
“With the recent change and the reorganisation of our education system, we are also having the TVET where these school children are being prepared to learn how to either manufacture, maintain and repair electric vehicles because we will be producing them very soon,” she explained.
She was, subsequently, optimistic that quickly sufficient, electric automobiles will be the dominant technique of transport within the country.
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