All city buses to run on green energy by the end of 2020
Xiamen authorities recently released a three-year plan to reduce the local emission of greenhouse gases. Included in the program is a commitment to replace by the end of 2020 all city buses with new-energy and clean energy vehicles. All new and renovated buses will have electric drivetrains.
The policy also includes a commitment that all new taxis hailed online will be fully electric vehicles.
Other goals call for half of city-owned coach buses to be electric vehicles. Half of the special purposes vehicles for sanitation and logistics will also be powered by electricity.