Beijing to adopt world's strictest vehicle emissions standard

Posted on:28 May 2016 09:46:34
 Beijing to adopt world's strictest vehicle emissions standard
28 May 2016 Current Affairs: China's capital Beijing is slated to implement new vehicle emissions standard from December 2017.

According to the Beijing Environmental Protection Bureau, the new standards will be the strictest of anywhere in the world, the People's Daily reported on 25 May 2016.

In 2007, Beijing took the lead in using unleaded gasoline.In 2004, Beijing worked out and implemented the Beijing II gasoline standard.

Later, in 2005, 2008 and 2012, Beijing issued and implemented Beijing III, Beijing IV and Beijing V gasoline standards.

Gasoline standards in Beijing were always one or two stages ahead of other Chinese cities, the bureau said.The newest standard, Beijing VI, will reduce vehicle hydrocarbon emissions by 5 percent.

Beijing is expected to implement the new standard on December 1, 2017.The new standard will lower emissions by 40 to 50 percent.It is predicted that by 2022, overall vehicle emissions pollution in Beijing will be reduced by 20 to 30 percent.

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