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China’s Hainan pushes NGVs and EVs with new plan

The island province will ban oil-fuelled vehicles by 2030 under its new development plan, creating an opportunity for gas The island province will ban oil-fuelled vehicles by 2030 under its new development plan, creating an opportunity for gas.
By Colin Shek 11 March 2019 Asia Pacific / Policy & Regulation 0 34022
An ENN Energy LNG refilling station in Jiangsu province. (Interfax)

A plan by China’s tropical island province of Hainan to end sales of diesel- and petrol-fuelled vehicles in a decade will benefit the local adoption of NGVs.

Hainan – sometimes dubbed China’s Hawaii – will ban sale of oil-fuelled vehicles by 2030 to protect its environment and help build a clean energy economy, the provincial government said in a development plan released last week. The announcement makes Hainan the first province in China to commit to a ban on new petrol and diesel...