A driver charges an electric bus after Citybus and First Bus jointly launched the second batch of electric single deckers in Chai Wan on September 7, 2016.Hong Kong has not adopted an aggressive strategy for greening public transport and commercial vehicles. Photo: Jonathan Wong
A driver charges an electric bus after Citybus and First Bus jointly launched the second batch of electric single deckers in Chai Wan on September 7, 2016.Hong Kong has not adopted an aggressive strategy for greening public transport and commercial vehicles. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Edwin Lau
Opinion

Opinion

Edwin Lau

Why Hong Kong’s electric vehicle plan isn’t enough to hit carbon neutrality goals

  • The scope of the government’s plan to promote electric vehicles is too narrow and focuses on private vehicles while leaving out buses and trucks
  • It is deeply disappointing that the Environment Bureau is still unable to recommend a policy direction for greening commercial vehicles after numrous trials

A driver charges an electric bus after Citybus and First Bus jointly launched the second batch of electric single deckers in Chai Wan on September 7, 2016.Hong Kong has not adopted an aggressive strategy for greening public transport and commercial vehicles. Photo: Jonathan Wong
A driver charges an electric bus after Citybus and First Bus jointly launched the second batch of electric single deckers in Chai Wan on September 7, 2016.Hong Kong has not adopted an aggressive strategy for greening public transport and commercial vehicles. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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