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The road to cleaner vehicles in Hong Kong and in mainland China

People in Hong Kong who care about air quality should celebrate: on March 1, the government launched an ex gratia payment scheme that provides incentives to phase out some 82,000 old and polluting diesel commercial vehicles.

8 Apr 2014 - 10:05AM

People in Hong Kong who care about air quality should celebrate: on March 1, the government launched an ex gratia payment scheme that provides incentives to phase out some 82,000 old and polluting diesel commercial vehicles.

The road to cleaner vehicles in Hong Kong and in mainland China
Up to lawmakers now to do their part to phase out old polluting vehicles
Keeping Hong Kong's taxi and minibus fleet clean for cleaner air

Last week, the Environmental Protection Department announced details of a subsidy programme to replace catalytic converters and oxygen sensors on taxis and minibuses that are run on liquefied petroleum gas, and said that a more rigorous emission-testing regime for petrol and LPG vehicles will be implemented next April.

9 Aug 2013 - 2:36AM

Last week, the Environmental Protection Department announced details of a subsidy programme to replace catalytic converters and oxygen sensors on taxis and minibuses that are run on liquefied petroleum gas, and said that a more rigorous emission-testing regime for petrol and LPG vehicles will be implemented next April.

Keeping Hong Kong's taxi and minibus fleet clean for cleaner air