SHENZHEN – Shenzhen has accumulatively promoted 3,850 new energy vehicles (NEVs) including 3,050 new energy public transport buses, ranking first in new energy public bus promotion around the world, according to the Transport Commission of Shenzhen Municipality, reported chinanev.net.
Shenzhen is the pilot city of low-carbon emission, one of 13 NEV demonstration pilot cities (first batch), and also one of the six private purchasing NEV pilot cities (first batch). The city started NEV promotion in 2009, said the report.
Shenzhen has promoted 3,850 NEVs up-to-date, including 3,050 public transport buses and 800 taxis, taking up 12.6 percent of the city’s public transport buses and taxis. The city currently owns 74 charging stations and 941 charging poles for public transport buses, and six charging stations and 194 charging poles for taxis. Shenzhen has 199 new energy bus lines and forms a network for new energy public bus service, according to the report.