Ho Chi Minh City plans to convert electric cars in Can Gio district

Ho Chi Minh City plans to convert electric cars in Can Gio district - Photo 1.

Electric buses add a travel option for people and tourists – Photo: CHE THANH

In which, on the conversion of vehicles using green energy and the control of vehicle emissions:

Assign the Road Transport Management Department, Department of Transport of Ho Chi Minh City to work with the German Development Cooperation Organization (GIZ) to review the report on assessment of the current situation of Ho Chi Minh City to develop a transport action plan. by means of electric transport in the area.

The units focus on reviewing the advantages and disadvantages of developing electric vehicles with other green energy-using means of transport (such as: CNG gas, LPG, etc.).

At the same time, there must be the cost, maintenance and maintenance costs of the vehicle, emission level, development trend, charging time, vehicle life… From there, the proposed energy orientation for the vehicle must be included. mechanics in Ho Chi Minh City.

The Road Transport Management Department Ho Chi Minh City Department of Transport is also responsible for assessing the current status, proposing the planning, development, and arrangement of the electrical infrastructure system (including charging stations for motor vehicles. gender).

Vehicle growth forecast for each type of vehicle in the future. Then, the unit proposes a roadmap for developing electric vehicles for each type. Mechanisms and policies follow the development roadmap, converting vehicles to vehicles using clean energy.

In particular, from now to 2025, the parties will develop a pilot plan to convert vehicles in some areas (such as Can Gio district) to vehicles using electric energy.

Along with that, the pilot plan for vehicle zoning according to (higher) emission standards in some areas of Tan Son Nhat International Airport, the central area needs to be studied soon.

The director of the department requested a draft plan to organize a symposium in early April 2023. Motor vehicle manufacturers and experts in this field must be invited to comment.

Ho Chi Minh City Center for Public Transport Management focuses on completing the development of a plan to convert green buses and organizing the implementation to ensure that according to the alternative route, invest in new buses using electricity and energy. green as approved by the Government.

This option helps to reduce the carbon and methane emissions of the transportation sector. By 2030, at least 50% of buses will use green energy.

The HCM City Public Transport Management Center cooperates with the registration centers under the bus emission inspection department in the third quarter of 2023.

Regarding the registration, the director of the department assigned the Finance Department to advise the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Transport to guide the registration centers under the department on the process, order and procedures for purchasing equipment and supplies. for motor vehicle inspection activities.

In addition, the units will advise on the salary regime for the registrar.

In the coming time, the department will report to the People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City to propose contents related to registration activities. Coordinate and work with the Road and Railway Traffic Police Department of the Ho Chi Minh City Police Department to agree on the implementation time of the “Plan for inspection and handling of passenger cars after the expiration of 3 years of use and the inspection deadline. participating in traffic in the city”, is expected to be implemented in the third quarter of 2023.

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