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Alexander Dennis Enviro500

On the road to the e-bus

There's still a long way to go towards eliminating Hong Kong's air pollution but two mainland-based makers of electric buses are about to take the city further along the road towards blue skies.

Friday, 23 March, 2012, 12:00am

Six years to replace old diesel fleet, says KMB

It will take up to six years for KMB to phase out its old diesel buses and three years to upgrade the rest of its fleet to be close to the latest EU emission standards, the city's largest bus operator said yesterday.

27 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

New model air con should end big freeze on KMB buses

Kowloon Motor Bus is hoping a new model of air conditioner will put an end to environmentalists' protests against 'freezing' buses.

The 'fourth-generation' product, previously fitted only in luxurious sedans, will be used on public transport for the first time when new buses go into service next year.

29 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

Pre-set temperature range on KMB buses

We refer to the letter from Joseph Fan headlined 'Bus companies could easily reduce fares' (South China Morning Post, December 1), concerning the air-conditioning on Hong Kong's buses.

All of KMB's air-conditioned buses are equipped with a thermostat and an integrated air temperature control system for cool and warm air.

15 Dec 2001 - 12:00am

Buses pick up more fares as economy hits rocky road

People are increasingly shunning the MTR and taxis for buses because of the economic slowdown, government figures show.

According to the Annual Transport Digest 2001 released by the Transport Department yesterday, the number of bus passengers went up last year to 38.1 per cent from 37.1 per cent in 1999.

28 Aug 2001 - 12:00am