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  • Aug 24, 2014
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Battery Electric Vehicles

Nissan to give HK fast chargers for electric taxi trial

Nissan will donate quick chargers as part of the trial of electric taxis in Hong Kong but local taxi operators will have to change their operational methods in order to make the experiment work.

Thursday, 13 September, 2012, 3:12am

HK may put brakes on electric taxis

The Hong Kong government is seeking to tighten the standard of electric vehicles imported into the city after an accident sparked a fire in a BYD electric car last month, killing three people in Shenzhen.

15 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Safety roadblock for new-energy cars

There are only 330 electric cars running on a Hong Kong road network crowded with 600,000 drivers.

15 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

BYD eyes building tower in HK to charge e-taxis

Electric carmaker BYD Automobile said it would consider building a multi-storey charging tower in Hong Kong if the government provided land and policy support.

28 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

BYD soars by 26pc after policy lift for electric cars

Shares in the Warren Buffett-backed BYD soared 26 per cent to a three-month high yesterday on hopes that new policies to steer mainland car buyers towards electric vehicles would help turn around slumping sales at the Shenzhen-based manufacturer of petrol and electric cars.

15 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Mean green machines

Rolls-Royce's experimental electric Phantom is a first for the ultra-luxury segment, but other manufacturers of highly polluting top-end motors are tapping green technology as bureaucrats battle exhaust emissions. Not all are going purely electric - some are playing safe and developing hybrids - and differences are wide in the range and charge times of the cars.

12 Aug 2011 - 12:00am