Canada Prime Minister inspects e-jeepney prototype

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, together with DOTr Secretary Arthur Tugade, and Canadian Ambassador to the Philippines John Holmes, inspected the latest model of the City Optimized Managed Electric Transport (COMET) on 13 November 2017.

The COMET 3 e-jeepney prototypes now include a ramp allowing easier entry for persons with disabilities (PWDs).

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Joined by representatives from Canadian and Filipino companies who manufactured the e-jeepney, Prime Minister Trudeau checked out the latest e-jeepneys which are both commuter- and environment-friendly.

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COMET 3 is a product of Valsch Dynamic Mechatronics, a Canadian design and engineering team, and Global Electric Transport (GET) Philippines, a Filipino innovative mobility solution company.

COMET e-jeepneys prototypes were first launched in 2014. DOTr