Gallery Bean 1
Gallery Bean 1
April 2020
Headquarters 20 Tg Pagar Rd, Singapore 088441

Bean - Changing used fossil-fueled fleets to electric vehicles through retrofitting to help import-dependent countries to rapidly deploy clean transport.

Tapping into the abundant supply of used and cheap cars, Bean provides a solution for fast-growing countries to help them shift towards electric vehicles without importing or manufacturing brand new and expensive cars.

Many fast-growing nations are faced with an expanding demand for transportation leading to increased pollution and traffic congestion. Addressing the specific needs of these countries, Bean provides a rapid electrification at very low costs. Thank's to their electric motors, batteries and solar panels, the retro-fitted vehicles are a clean, affordable and accessible solution for anyone.

Key features

  • 138g eq/km of CO2 emissions saved per car
  • 200 MJ of energy saved through production and disposal of 1 vehicle


  • 60% savings on maintenance and fuel costs
  • Payback time reached in maximum 5 years

Company Profile

Maturity Stage

  • Medium and large scale commercialization
  • Small scale commercialization
  • Initial market commercialization
  • Prototype testing in the real world
  • Prototype testing 1:1 in the lab

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