Methanol taxis in China. The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology is testing taxis and buses running on methanol as part of a pilot in some coal-rich provinces. Photo: Handout
Methanol taxis in China. The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology is testing taxis and buses running on methanol as part of a pilot in some coal-rich provinces. Photo: Handout

Beijing to accelerate deployment of methanol vehicles under carbon-neutral drive

  • Ministry of Industry and Information Technology says it will accelerate the promotion of methanol vehicles, development of a ‘methanol economy’
  • China has large capacity for producing methanol, which is lower in costs and emissions, Huanghe Science and Technology University professor says

Methanol taxis in China. The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology is testing taxis and buses running on methanol as part of a pilot in some coal-rich provinces. Photo: Handout
Methanol taxis in China. The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology is testing taxis and buses running on methanol as part of a pilot in some coal-rich provinces. Photo: Handout
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