Eric Tang charges his electric vehicle at a station in the Star Ferry car park in Central district. Most drivers in Hong Kong have to go to public car parks to recharge vehicles, and an insufficient number of such car parks means they often have trouble finding public charging stations. Photo: Dickson Lee

Hong Kong should be encouraging electric vehicle use, not curbing it

Ken Chu says the Hong Kong government is making a mistake by capping first registration tax waivers for electric vehicles, especially when it ought to be promoting EVs for cleaner air, given the global trend away from petrol and diesel

Topic |   Hong Kong air pollution

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Eric Tang charges his electric vehicle at a station in the Star Ferry car park in Central district. Most drivers in Hong Kong have to go to public car parks to recharge vehicles, and an insufficient number of such car parks means they often have trouble finding public charging stations. Photo: Dickson Lee
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