An electric vehicle charging facility inside the car park of the Elements shopping mall in West Kowloon. Photo: Nora Tam An electric vehicle charging facility inside the car park of the Elements shopping mall in West Kowloon. Photo: Nora Tam
An electric vehicle charging facility inside the car park of the Elements shopping mall in West Kowloon. Photo: Nora Tam

Hong Kong budget: city bets big on electric vehicles and green finance, but concern groups say more needed to hit 2050 carbon neutrality goal

  • Finance Secretary Paul Chan on Wednesday revealed that a road map to ending use of fossil fuel-powered cars is set to be released next month
  • But local green groups fear follow-up will be in short supply, and note real issue is how the city generates its electricity to begin with

Topic |   Hong Kong budget 2021-2022
An electric vehicle charging facility inside the car park of the Elements shopping mall in West Kowloon. Photo: Nora Tam An electric vehicle charging facility inside the car park of the Elements shopping mall in West Kowloon. Photo: Nora Tam
An electric vehicle charging facility inside the car park of the Elements shopping mall in West Kowloon. Photo: Nora Tam
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