Kangbashi sees increasing amount of new energy vehicles
Zhang Qiang charges his new energy car at a charging station in Kangbashi district. [Photo/Kangbashi Release]
Kangbashi district in Ordos city in North China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region is improving its facilities to better serve those driving new energy-powered vehicles.
According to driver Zhang Qiang, new energy vehicles are still very convenient to charge in Kangbashi, with charging piles distributed throughout the district's key areas such as parks, office buildings and residential communities.
To date, Kangbashi has put 33 charging stations with 238 charging piles into operation, which can simultaneously meet the charging needs of 236 new energy cars and 42 large new energy buses.
Kangbashi district sees more new energy cars with the improvement of charging facilities. [Photo/Kangbashi Release]
The current driving distance of 100 kilometers for a new energy vehicle is cheaper than traditional fuel-reliant vehicles, while also being low carbon and environmentally-friendly, Zhang added.
Kangbashi plans to invest in the construction of 21 charging stations and 178 charging piles in 2023, continue to improve charging service capabilities, and strive to create a charging ecosystem within a charging service radius of 1 km covering the whole district.
New energy cars are charged at a charging station in Kangbashi district. [Photo/Kangbashi Release]