BEIJING, Sept. 10 (Xinhua) – Southwest China's Chongqing recently rolled out measures to promote the development of the new energy vehicle (NEV) industry by supporting the application of NEVs in the city, reported Chongqing Daily Monday.
According to the measures, Chongqing vows to achieve application of 36,400 NEVs by 2020.
Chongqing encourages NEV enterprise to introduce corresponding preferential measures to reduce prices, and 25 percent of incentives from the cars' promotional price will be given to the enterprise.
The city is set to provide appropriate incentives and security policies, such as financial rewards for ride-hailing, taxis, and administrative vehicles.
For example, auto companies selling NEV for car-hailing use at reduced prices will be rewarded with 30 percent from the selling price. At the same time, enterprises that adopt new business models such as "vehicle and electricity separation" will be rewarded with battery leasing for three consecutive years.
The city will promote NEV use for both administrative cars and buses and set up impressive charging piles for buses in prominent public areas, including bus stops and parking lots along the streets.
Besides, NEVs will be allowed to be parked free of charge at airports, railway stations, bus stations, and designated parking spaces.
Priority will also be given to the construction of charging pile facilities that integrate with scientific and technologies, such as 5G technology and big data analysis.
(Edited by Jiang Feifan with Xinhua Silk Road, email@example.com)