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  1. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Electric car drivers get 100 new chargers to plug into

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 04:38am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Electric car drivers get 100 new chargers to plug into Electric vehicle owners will be able to juice up their cars at 100 new medium-charge stations from ... can charge newer car models up to 60 per cent faster and older models 20 to 30 per cent faster than standard chargers, said Lo Chun-kong, an engineer with the Electrical and Mechanical ...

  2. Business - China Business - TRANSPORT

    Chinese riders go green with electric bikes, but also live dangerously

    Posted May 17th 2014, 02:02am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg Riders go green, but live dangerously Electric bicycles are China's answer to the Prius because they're green, they're zippy and they're cheap. They are also ... to rechargeable electric cycles. That is putting a spotlight on e-bikes that snake through traffic as fast as 40km/h, occasionally mowing down pedestrians or taking a hit themselves. By some estimates, ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Government's electric-cab plan fails to spark more suppliers' interest

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 06:16am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Three of the city's four suppliers of electric cars say they are not keen on a government scheme to convert their green vehicles into taxis Electric-cab plan fails to spark firms' interest A government initiative to encourage more electric taxis onto the roads has failed to spark electric car suppliers' interest. The scheme, launched ...

  4. Business - Companies - TRANSPORT

    Train makers CNR and CSR seal 6.8b yuan in new orders

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 09:15am by CHIM SAU-WAI

    ... trains, capable of operating speeds of 200km/h or more. CNR is selling diesel-powered multiple units to Argentina and electric-powered multiple units to Brazil. Both will be used in urban transit ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    KMB’s electric bus service gets up and humming

    Posted Sep 09th 2013, 03:45pm by Cheung Chi-fai and Samuel Chan

    ... Cheung Chi-fai and Samuel Chan KMB's electric bus service gets up and humming The city's first battery-powered electric bus entered service yesterday to see if it is suitable ... an electric taxi crashed into a tree and caught fire, killing all three occupants. Also, earlier this year, a charging dock for BYD's E6 taxi in Hong Kong overheated. Managing director Edmond Ho ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Faulty charger grounds BYD electric taxis

    Posted Jun 21st 2013, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Faulty charger grounds electric taxis Electric taxis have been left without power after a quick charger overheated in Kowloon, leading the operator ... Tin, where the charger is located. A report will be filed with the Electrical and Mechanical Services Department. BYD's stock fell about 9.27 per cent amid a 2.88 per cent decline ...

  7. News - China - TRANSPORT

    China sets the pace on bike sharing

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 04:37am by BLOOM

    ... of bikes is getting a test run in Copenhagen. They come with electric motors and GPS map navigation on computer tablets. Each bike will cost Danish taxpayers US$7,600, but Morten Kabell, ...

  8. Business - Companies - TRANSPORT

    Financial benefits of green cars touted

    Posted Apr 26th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... unveiled a financing plan for electric Model S cars that he said lets people spend the equivalent of US$500 a month for a car that has a US$69,900 base price. While the actual loan payment ... must sell electric vehicles, said Gottfried, who began his job this month. He didn't say when the advertisements would appear. "We're focusing on the value and economic equation ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    MTR trains delayed after water pipe bursts

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 05:02pm by Johnny Tam

    ... of passengers just one day after the rail operator increased its fares. The damaged pipe shot a jet of water some 20 metres into the air- high enough to hit the overhead electricity cables close to Fo ... the company had immediately sent repairmen to fix the overhead electricity cables. The spokesman said that the East Rail Line had resumed normal services by 4.17pm. A spokesman for the Water Supplies ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    MTR admits its train service has been bad

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 04:03am by Ada Lee

    ... Territories. Seven of the delays lasted more than 30 minutes, of which six were on the East Rail Line- and two of these delays were related to a defective batch of electrical insulators used ...




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