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PIA Press Release
Thursday, January 19, 2012


DOE urges students in Cebu for e-Trike Design Contest

by Hazel F. Gloria

CEBU CITY, January 19 (PIA) -- The Department of Energy (DOE-7) in Central Visayas urged students here to join the electric tricycle (e-Trike) design contest that will be launch in Cebu soon.

Dubbed as “Bright Now! Do Right. Be Right. Go E-Trike!” the project promotes the innovation and ingenuity of the Filipinos in creating the Philippine version of the so-called “green vehicle.”

The “e-trike” design contest is open to all Filipino citizens of legal age (18 years old and above), whether individual or group residing in the Philippines.

Contestant/s must generate 2D and 3D computer-aided drawings using AutoCAD software of the best aesthetic and functional design for the future Philippine E-trike look.

Entries should feature a design that can accommodate a maximum of six (6) passengers excluding the driver. It must also be a three (3)-wheeled electric vehicle.

For more details on the mechanics of the contest and to fill-up the Registration Form, you can download it at the DOE and PIA websites,

Design examples of three-wheeled electric vehicles can also be found at the DOE website.

Entries should be personally submitted or send by courier which is accompanied by completely filled-up Official Registration Form and duly notarized Oath of Ownership of the submitted design.

Deadline of submission is not later than 4pm on February 17, 2012 to Nationwide E-Trike Design Contest, c/o Energy Utilization Management Bureau, Department of Energy, Meritt Road, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig, 1631. (PIA-7/hfg)

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