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China eliminates 4.8 million vehicles through October

BEIJING – China has eliminated more than 4.8 million vehicles in the first 10 months of the year, accounting for 80.32 percent of total vehicles planned to be eliminated in the whole year nationwide, according to a notification on the website of Ministry of Environmental Protection. Shandong, Qinghai and Jiangsu

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Executives cautious about China’s HD market

Despite a recovery of China’s heavy-duty and medium truck market in April and May, executives of China’s leading manufacturers are cautious about any major growth in the second half of the year. Sales of heavy-duty trucks in January-May were 327,601 units, up slightly from the same period of last year.

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China to monitor PM2.5 and limit certain vehicles

BEIJING – The emission of four major pollutants recorded a year-on-year reduction by at least 2 percent in 2012 in China and PM2.5 would be included in the country’s major pollutant monitoring and measuring system, said Zhou Shengxian, minister of the Ministry of Environmental Protection of China, ifeng.com reported. The

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China to implement State V emissions standards in 2013

BEIJING – Starting on January 1, 2013, all gasoline powered vehicles manufactured, imported or sold in China will be required to comply with State-V emissions standards, according to an announcement made by the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) in early December. Manufacturers must issue reports on all their vehicles which

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Three quarters of China’s motor vehicles below State III emission standards, says MEP

BEIJING - Three quarters of China's motor vehicle population at the end of 2009 were below State III (Euro III equivalent) emission standards, said the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) on November 4 citing its newly released 2010 China Motor Vehicle Pollution Control Annual Report. A total of 51.43 million

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