Author: Nicole Kwok

Final year International Journalism student at HKBU.

How has Hong Kong been developing its electric vehicles trend?

By Nicole Kwok, Daisy Lee, Jianne Soriano

The number of EV in Hong Kong has seen a steady increase as well as its promotion in the city. EV now account for about 3 per cent of new vehicle registrations in Hong Kong, a higher percentage than many other developed automobile markets.

Hong Kong is also the first city in Asia to test new-generation EV after Japan and to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to test a new type of electric car, according to the Environment Bureau. The HKSAR government has set-up measures (including the installation of EV chargers, registration tax waiver) to promote the use of EV as well.

So how has the city’s EV trend been developed into now?

Electric Vehicles in Hong Kong

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