Hanoi,old motorbikes
Mechanics check a motorbike's emission in Hanoi on Monday. The city' launched a scheme offering free emission evaluation for motorbikes until the end of November. — VNA/VNS Photo Tuan Duc

Starting on November 12, the scheme includes major activities such as checking emissions, removing abandoned vehicles, supporting the exchange for new motorbikes, and compiling a survey on impacts of the emission evaluation policy.

Owners of motorbikes that were registered before 2002 and belong to five brands of Honda, Yamaha, Suzuki, Piaggio, and SYM, can bring their motorbikes to eight evaluation stations in Hoan Kiem, Hai Ba Trung, Dong Da, Cau Giay, Thanh Xuan và Ha Dong districts.

If their motorbikes meet a number of requirements, including registration in Hanoi and have full parts, they will receive support of up to VND4 million (US$ 176) to buy to a new vehicle.

 

Owners of motorbikes registered before 2017 will receive free oil cans, while those that do not satisfy emission standards will receive maintenance coupons with a value of VND200,000 at maximum.

Hanoi has about 5.7 million registered motorbikes, many of which were made before 2000.

Source: Vietnam News

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