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Need for introduction of Euro III or IV buses ASAP Targets must be realistic and achievable in a market economy Better policing of emissions Routine emissions tests for all vehicles Incentives for new technologies Health and other pollution costs: when will the critical point be reached? Traffic control necessary Investigate alternative energy: zero emission Use filters and alternative technologies to reduce pollution Timescale critical--what can be delivered fastest Ways to control bus idling emissions Even cleaner diesel technologies Importance of public education or engagement— lack of information for stakeholders Government avoidance of wasteful competition –no account of environmental issues Reduction of passenger vehicle miles by the community Reducing pollution at source: fuel/traffic efficiency Diesel duty exemption for buses— encourages them to use diesel


Final report Appendix 1 typeset  
Final report Appendix 1 typeset  

Table A1 Costs (HK$) of ULSD compared to standard diesel Diesel standard Import price ($/L) Duty ($) Retail price ($/L) Regular diesel (350p...