Hong Kong Now Home to 552 Electric Vehicles and 1,000 Public Chargers
Hong Kong’s Secretary for the Environment, Wong Kam-sing, recently issued several statement on EV progress related to Hong Kong:
“As of end October 2013, there were 552 EVs in use on the roads in Hong Kong. Comparing the only 74 in end 2010 and 242 in end 2011 respectively, the increase is encouraging, which also shows that the number of EVs is gradually increasing with the relevant government promotion policies.”
So, there’s noticeable growth.
As for the government doing its part, Kam-sing stated:
“We now have 147 EVs in the Government fleet, and another 74 units of EVs will be delivered to various departments from now on until early next year.”
And finally, here’s a statement on the current charging infrastructure within Hong Kong:
“We now have some 1 000 public charging facilities to serve the EVs, including 500 standard charging facilities in 18 public car parks managed by the Transport Department and Government Property Agency, and around 500 charging facilities installed by other sectors.”