Hong Kong will measure pollutants smaller than 2.5 micrometers at all its monitoring stations by March, as roadside smog reached a record last year.
For the price of BYD Co.’s electric vehicle, Chinese consumers could buy a BMW and still have enough spare cash for more than one year’s worth of gas.
Daimler AG, the world’s second- largest manufacturer of luxury cars, will provide a trial version of its Smart electric car to partners in Hong Kong as the city battles record pollution.
Hong Kong Chief Executive Donald Tsang tonight faces off in a televised debate with opposition lawmaker Audrey Eu over China’s plans for changes to the city’s electoral system in 2012.
Hong Kong air pollution reached “very high” levels at all three roadside station monitoring stations, prompting the government to advise people with heart or respiratory problems to avoid long stays in heavy traffic.