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ToJo Motors in the 10th Philippine Electric Vehicle SummitToJo Motors in the 10th Philippine Electric Vehicle Summit

The 10th Philippine Electric Vehicle Summit returned to physical event last October 20 to 21, 2022 in the SMX Convention Center, Pasay City. Organized by the Electric Vehicle Association of the Philippines, the main focus of this momentous event is to support the newly created Electric Vehicle Industry Development Act which puts the country as one of the players in the global scene seriously pushing to switch to using electric vehicles.

ToJo Motors participated in this event showcasing multiple vehicles, including the launch of the 2023 model of their modern jeepney, the MANDARAGIT PUV CLASS 2. All the models showcased are as follows:

MANDARAGIT PUV Class 2 – now equipped with more power, using 25KW and 30kWh lithium battery power, for longer range and traversing higher, steeper roads. Available on the road for modern jeepney fleet operation in mid-2023.

The 2023 Model of MANDARAGIT PUV Class 2 for modern jeepney requirements

FLexible Electric Van – in partnership with De La Salle University and funded by DOST-PCIEERD, the Flexible Electric Van (FLEV) had its first public viewing in the EV Summit.

FLexible Electric Van

Spira4U Solar E-bikes – this trendy electric bike powered by solar is currently under development. It’s a modern take on the conventional e-bikes and e-motorcycles, designed with light materials but more power.

ToJo Motors Partners with DLSU and DOST for FLEV PrototypeToJo Motors Partners with DLSU and DOST for FLEV Prototype

ToJo Motors partnered with the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) and De La Salle University (DLSU) under the CRADLE program to develop the Flexible Electric Vehicle, or FLEV. This vehicle features a transformable type of vehicle depending on the requirements of the user. It can be operated as a passenger vehicle (conforming to PNS PUV Class 1 category), a cargo van, a pick-up type vehicle, among other things.

The preliminary designs of the engineering and the aesthetics of the vehicle were developed by a group comprised of engineers and industrial designers from DLSU. ToJo Motors serves as the prototyping partner to turn the concept into an operable vehicle.

Upon completion of the prototype, the unit shall be presented to Solutions+, which will endorse to Pasig City as recipient of this and many more FLEV units to be produced. These additional units shall be produced also by ToJo Motors.