HCMC proposes piloting motorcycle emissions tests

HCMC proposes piloting motorcycle emissions tests

14-05-2018 15:11 | 0 bình luận
The HCMC Department of Transport on May 8 asked the Ministry of Transport for permission to pilot emissions tests on motorcycles in the city, Thanh Nien newspaper reports.

To do this, the Government should issue regulations on motorcycle emissions tests and build a roadmap to gradually raise auto emissions standards to reduce worsening environmental pollution in the city, according to the department.

By March, HCMC had had nearly 7.5 million motorcycles and more than 677,000 automobiles, which are a key source of environment pollution in the city, according to the Department of Transport.

In 2010, the Prime Minister approved a project on motorcycle emissions control, prepared by the Ministry of Transport. However, there is a specific roadmap for implementing the project.

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