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China: 30% of government cars should go green


The Asian country, which a few years ago didn’t even recognize it had a pollution issue, is now scrambling to battle its effects, with many moves targeting the thriving automotive industry. The central government has embarked in a “war” to fight off pollution, as the world’s second largest economy has turned into a greenhouse effect monster – with many cities posing ...
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