The car manufacturer was selected as one official car partner G20 Summit. In total, as many as 300 units electric car Wuling’s newest, that is Wuling Air evused to support the mobility of delegations of G20 member countries and international organizations during the G20 Summit in Bali.
The details are 216 units of Wuling Air ev type long range and 84 units of type standard range.
The car was used by delegations of G20 members from South Africa, United States, Saudi Arabia, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, India, Indonesia, England, Italy, Japan, Germany, Canada, South Korea, Mexico, France, Russia, Turkey , the European Union, the United Arab Emirates, and the Netherlands.
The electric vehicle also supports the mobility needs of various international organizations present, such as the Asian Development Bank (ADB), Financial Stability Board (FSB), Islamic Development Bank (IDB), International Labor Organization (ILO), International Monetary Fund (IMF), Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), World Health Organization (WHO), and World Trade Organization (WTO).
Wuling Motors President Director Shi Guoyong said, his party felt proud to be able to support the holding of the G20 Summit in Bali. The presence of Wuling Air ev provides mobility services environmentally friendly for delegates.
“This step is a new milestone for us to contribute to Indonesia and the world towards a greener future through emission-free vehicles, namely Wuling Air ev,” said Shi Guoyong as quoted from wuling.id.
Wuling’s support is also in line with one of the issues put forward by the 2022 G20 Indonesia Presidency, namely energy transition sustainable. The use of electric cars at the G20 Summit shows Indonesia’s commitment to managing a cleaner energy transition.
Prepare pool and training
Wuling’s role is not just handing over 300 units of Wuling Air ev. This car manufacturer also provides pool area of 2 hectares (ha) in Jimbaran, Bali, for maintenance and monitoring of the condition of the electric car. Wuling Jimbaran Pool also became basecamp this electric car during the G20 Summit.
The services provided by Wuling in pool This includes charging facilities, thorough routine inspections by experienced technicians, as well as layered security checks to ensure the mobility of delegates and participants at the G20 Summit.
Apart from ensuring the condition of the unit, Wuling also provides experts in pool that. They were assigned to provide training and guidance regarding the operation of the electric car to 300 Wuling Air ev drivers who were tasked with accompanying the guests of the G20 Summit.
To accompany the delegates and members of the G20 Summit, Wuling provides five choices of Airev colors, namely Avocado Green, Peach Pink, Pristine White, Lemon Yellow, and Galaxy Blue.
Each Wuling Air ev unit is equipped livery specially designed as the identity of Wuling’s electric car participation in this international scale event.
There are two plans livery that adorns the compact electric car. Both designs have their own meaning which is dominated by a touch of Indonesian local wisdom.
Design livery the first on Wuling Air ev is taken from the typical Cirebon mega-cloudy batik style. A touch of the red and orange color spectrum on the front of the car blends beautifully to produce a cloud pattern.
The second design on the official car of the G20 Summit displays the diversity that unites Indonesia. This can be seen from the silhouettes of several iconic buildings in the country, such as the National Monument (Monas), Prambanan Temple, and the Penataran Agung Lempuyang Temple. This design symbolizes the diversity that unites Indonesia.
Praise for Wuling Air ev
The success of Wuling Air ev as official partner car The G20 Summit is a matter of pride for Wuling. Apart from being able to provide mobility support with environmentally friendly vehicles, Wuling can also present the latest technology that supports driving safety and comfort to the delegates.
One of those who felt the comfort of the electric car was the Secretary of the Ministry of State Secretariat of the Republic of Indonesia Setya Utama.
“I did not expect that this small car is so compact, the interior is modern and the outside is good. I was also surprised because the car is small but soft,” he said.
For information, the Wuling Air ev has a length of 2,947 mm, a width of 1,505 mm and a height of 1,631 mm, and a wheelbase of 2,010 mm. With a compact size, this electric car is agile enough to drive in urban areas.
This has also been felt by Promitra of the Ministry of Transportation of the Republic of Indonesia Ngabdul Latif during the G20 Summit.
“In Bali, the roads are not too big, but when we use Wuling Air ev, we can enter any road,” he said.
Despite its compact size, Wuling Air ev has good performance and is supported by safety features. This gives a sense of security while driving.
Head of the Denpasar Industrial Training Center, Ministry of Industry of the Republic of Indonesia Ali Khomaini has proven it. When driving with Wuling Air ev on the Bali Toll Road at a speed of 80 kilometers (km) per hour, he didn’t feel any shake at all.
“(Nevertheless,) warnings for safety are always reminded by Wuling. That’s the greatness of Wuling Air ev,” said Ali.
In line with Ali, Special Advisor to the Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment, Jona Widagdo Putri, also felt the superiority of Wuling Air ev, especially in aspects easy to use in various situations.
“(Wuling Air ev) is suitable for use in various traffic conditions, especially in traffic jams. The engine, when we used it, was also quite good, so even when it was on gas, it felt quite good,” he said.
For information, the Wuling Air ev is a zero-emission electric car produced at the Wuling factory, Cikarang, West Java. Carrying the spirit of “Drive for A Green Life”, this vehicle also puts forward the concept easy to own and easy home charging.
Wuling Air ev has three driving modes, namely normal, ecoand sport. These three modes are able to meet the needs of drivers in various traffic conditions.
In addition, another advantage of Wuling Air ev is the ease of charging which can be done at home. To charge this car, a minimum power of 2,200 watts is required.
Wuling Air ev provides two variants, namely standard range and long range. For variants standard rangehas a battery capacity of 17.3 kilowatt-hours (kWh) that can travel up to 200 kilometers (km).
While on the variant long rangeequipped with a battery capacity of 26.7 kWh which can cover a distance of up to 300 km.
With this capacity, Wuling Air ev can be said to be economical for daily use in urban areas, such as use in Nusa Dua, Bali during the G20 Summit.