Latest Vehicle registration plates of the People's Republic of China Stories

2009-12-20 07:00:00

The amount of registered vehicles in Beijing hit 4 million last week, state media announced, which means one fourth of the 16 million inhabitants in China's capital are driving, according to AFP. The amount of capable drivers in the area also reached 5.68 million, Xinhua news agency said Friday, referring to statistics pulled from the municipal government. Nearly 13.6 million people used public transportation daily, increasing 11.1% from 2008, says the Beijing Public Transport Group....

2009-03-23 17:50:26

Authorities confirmed that two undescribed vehicles, believed to belong to Jenna Bush's Secret Service detail, were ticked outside of her Baltimore home. Adrienne Barnes from the Baltimore City Department of Transportation confirmed that two vehicles outside of the residence were ticketed and one was towed -- a measure that is typically only taken after a vehicle has incurred three or more unpaid tickets, WMAR-TV, Baltimore, reported Monday. All 3 tickets have to be more than 30 days old,...

2008-07-21 14:35:00

In a last ditch effort to reduce pollution levels in Beijing, officials restricted traffic and closed factories in hopes of transforming the city into a pollution free environment for next month's Summer Olympic games.  With more than 1,000 new cars hitting the street each day, Beijing is fast becoming one of the world's most congested areas. The capital city is well known for its pollution, which has earned it the nickname "Grayjing". But on Sunday, the flow of traffic was...

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