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Sunday, January 28, 2018

Shenzhen leads the way in switch to electric buses

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electric models that are quieter than the usual diesel-fuelled ones, making Shenzhen the first in the world to have a citywide all-electric bus fleet.

And the next target is to convert all its 17,000 taxis to electric ones by 2020. Already, 63 per cent of them are electric.

Note the limitations due to cost (each electric bus costing more than 1.6 million yuan (S$329,000), or four times the price of a diesel one), but this can be rebutted using subsidies from govt....

1. Can we rely on science and technology to solve our environmental problems?

2. Assess the view that attempts to control climate change can never be truly effective. (Cam. 2017)