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  1. Capital sets tougher emissions standards

    Posted Feb 18th 2008, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Beijing New cars in the city must comply with Euro IV Beijing will introduce new emissions standards for new cars next month amid mounting concerns over its ability to improve the city's choking air quality ahead of the Olympics. But the move, making the capital the first mainland city to comply with Euro IV emissions standards, has been questioned by state ...

  2. Truck engines rev up Weichai profit 95.5pc

    Posted Aug 21st 2008, 12:00am by Kandy Wong

    ... Kandy Wong Weichai Power, a heavy-truck and diesel engine maker in Shandong province, expects the implementation of Euro III emission standards to boost demand, although it says ... and generated more sales with vehicles that met higher emission standards as a way to offset higher steel prices. The mainland missed the Euro III emission standard in July last year because of a lack ...

  3. Fees for older vehicles may rise

    Posted Nov 19th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to the environment watchdog. The new rule would affect all types of commercial vehicles regardless of their fuel types and emission standards, but Environmental Protection Department officials gave ... to a set of standards defining the acceptable limits for exhaust emissions of new vehicles sold in European Union member states. The paper said older vehicles tended to have more breakdowns ...

  4. Plan for fee to hit polluting trucks

    Posted Sep 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... while many operators had doubts about the technical suitability of the Euro IV model, which was now the statutory standard for new vehicles. It said it had rejected the idea of mandatory ... deadline to the operators? Too much time has been wasted. The revised measures will just simply delay the problem while citizens will be forced to be exposed to dirty emissions from these vehicles ...

  5. Green vehicle scheme stalls

    Posted May 30th 2008, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... the European Union introduced limits on vehicle emissions in 1992 (Euro I standard) and replace them with cleaner Euro IV models. Leung Hung, chairman of the Hong Kong, Kowloon and New Territories ...

  6. New emissions level a symbolic move: analysts

    Posted Mar 01st 2008, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Beijing Tougher standard on cars may not clean air much for Games A tougher emissions standard for new cars begins today in Beijing, the first city on the mainland to adopt ... emissions standard- the equivalent of Euro IV- was consistent with the capital's pollution control efforts in the lead-up to the Games, said Beijing environmental protection bureau spokesman Du ...

  7. Amended air pollution law will lead to drastic emissions cuts

    Posted May 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ordinance. Quite contrary to what he thinks, the proposed amendment is an important step towards achieving the 2010 emission reduction targets agreed with the Guangdong provincial government. Through the amendments, the Hong Kong government proposes to establish the necessary control mechanism to ensure a timely and transparent implementation of the emission caps for the power sector and to cater ...

  8. Huge task ahead to meet 2010 air quality targets

    Posted Feb 05th 2008, 12:00am by Emily Lau

    ... underestimated in 2002 because there was no common or objective basis for assessment. A handbook was only compiled in 2005. These standards were used in the mid-term review to recalculate the emissions ... in the mid-term review. These include: fitting new coal-fired power plants with nitrogen oxide removal equipment; tightening emissions standards for boilers for industrial and commercial use; ...

  9. Low-emission zone plan closer as pilot study nears end

    Posted Nov 13th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... according to Dr Poon. 'We have to look at a basket of factors including how it might impact on the traffic flow as well as roadside air quality.' Vehicle emission standards would also be studied, she said. All new vehicles must met Euro IV emission standards. Vehicles that do not meet the standard might be banned from the low-emission zones. Dr Poon said there were similar schemes ...

  10. Pledge made to meet goals over emissions

    Posted Aug 06th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Hong Kong and Guangdong yesterday agreed to study common air-quality objectives and emissions targets beyond 2010. Leaders of the two jurisdictions said the move was aimed ... Huang Huahua, said both parties would strive to meet emissions goals for 2010 agreed to in 2002. The pledges were made at the 11th Joint Hong Kong-Guangdong Co-operation Conference, which ended ...




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