The deal is worth LE323 million.
The increase in the number of applicants came after the ministry extended the deadline of receiving applications to March 24.
During the forum, the president underscored the problem of expected increase in cars over the next years, highlighting the need to replace gasoline-powered vehicles with those working by natural gas or electricity.
Egypt is at an inflection point with entrepreneurship and energy preparing the country for a technology-based future, Steven Kiefer, President of General Motors, has said.
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi instructed not to make the manufacturing processes restricted to assembling.
This is an Egyptian-Italian joint venture implemented by the petroleum sector represented by Gastec, and Italy's Eni
Minister of Electricity Mohamed Shaker discussed the executive steps concerning the cost of the infrastructure required for electric vehicle charging stations, in a meeting with Minister of Military Production Mohamed al-Assar.
An official made the statement in a meeting with the Energy and Environment Committee at the House of Representatives.
The German and U.S. automakers are expected to provide an update on the progress of the talks before year end, said the person, who asked not to be identified.
Environment Minister Yasmine Fouad held a meeting to discuss a study that suggests including electric vehicles in the public transport service.