- Introduce biofuels - All large fleets must adopt AF vehicles by a set % on a date to be fixed - Demonstration fleets for: CNG, diesel hybrid, LPG - Invite fuel cell prototypes to HK Intermediate
-Plan and put in place fuelling and distribution system for intermediate vehicles (such as NG or CNG) that can accommodate hydrogen in the future: plan systems for eventual shift to hydrogen - Demonstrate fuel cell fleets (government or private) when available
Incentives For Incentives, participants considered what could be done, who was to do it and by when. What
- Incentives for alternative technology vehicles - Performance based (doesn’t depend on fuel, age or type of vehicle – give incentive based on performance) - Franchised buses • As they pay no taxes, count as capital in calculation of profits • Government to fund retrofit technologies or give fare increase • Fund differential cost between alternative bus and normal bus - MGV/HGV • Reduction in Annual Licence Fees/First Registration Tax/Fuel duty • Subsidy to replace old trucks • Costs of new technology must be made comparable to existing costs
- Government Bureaux including Environment & Food Bureau, Economic Services Bureau, Transport Bureau, Finance Bureau, Health & Welfare Bureau, Innovation & Technology Commission
- Immediately. Implementation depends on technology – short term solutions asap, others may take longer.
Education & Training The Group looking at education & training considered who could take forward various ideas and by when. The consensus is that education and training must start as soon a possible and continue. • Establish more consensus: building forum to resolve conflicts Who: non-profit NGOs When: on-going • Journalist training courses — editors and reporters— for a professional linkage Who: press associations and universities When: on going • Establish education unit as core component of CV/CF task force Who: government When: ASAP • Demonstration project and related education and press Who: all parties When: as needed • Education Department (ED) and vocational training. Add issue to the curriculum. • To train more technicians who can repair LPG vehicles. Apart from occupational training program, there should be another school that can provide training program, the ideal school is Lee Wai Lei Industrial Institution • The supplier should provide enough information for the technician (car repairing) about how to repair those vehicles
Published on Dec 23, 2008
Published on Dec 23, 2008
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