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Cambodia builds up EV infrastructure to speed electric ambitions

Aim is for 40% of cars and urban buses, 70% of motorbikes to be electric by 2050

Cambodia is building out its EV charging infrastructure as it aims to increase the share of electric cars on the road over the next decades. (Photo by Shaun Turton)

PHNOM PENH -- At a recently opened Caltex gas station on the dusty fringes of Cambodia's capital, Phnom Penh, a gleaming white-and-red electric vehicle charger sits idle.

About a fortnight ago, a crowd looked on as the solitary ribbon-draped charger was declared open by the minister for transportation and the U.S. ambassador.

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