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Total Number of Cars in China Hits 240M as Air Quality Reaches ‘Hazardous’ Levels


In 2012 China added more cars than the total number of vehicles rolling on the country’s streets in 1999. From the total of 240 million vehicles rolling on China’s streets last year, 120 million were passenger cars, according to the Ministry of Public Security. In 2012 the country added 15.1 million new cars, more than the total vehicle number in 1999. ...
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