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Shenzhen to curb car population

By Faiming_low on 06 Jan 2015

Attached Image Shenzhen, a city in southern China, is following the lead of the other cities in its country in putting a cap on number of new car registration. With a population of around 11 million, it plans to keep new car registration to just 100,000 per year.
 
With around 3 million or more vehicles running around on the streets of Shenzhen, the city is having a tough time dealing with the smog and congestion issues as the world's biggest car market grows further. The allocation of 100,000 vehicles per year is set to be imposed for the next five years and it includes an allocation for 20,000 electric vehicle. Half of the registration of the new car plates will be distributed by auction like how we have it here while the other half will be via a lottery system.

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Knoobie Jan 06 2015 10:55 PM

whats that car at the bottom right doing??? 

Watwheels Jan 07 2015 08:38 AM

More dan 3mil cars....must be a nightmare to drive or even park there.

kobayashiGT Jan 07 2015 10:04 AM

If the rich cannot buy at shenzhen, i think the rich will just go to Hong Kong or Guang Zhou and buy a car and drive back to shenzhen.

ManHong Jan 07 2015 10:24 AM

so scary sia.. no one will drive a car with open top there..

bellboy Jan 07 2015 10:48 AM

20,000 electric vehicles will require substantial infrastructure support.

 

Besides making charging ports commonly available, China will need to extend its battery swap stations to provide for passenger cars as well. 

 

Read more about the battery swap stations in China. http://www.electroni...actice-for-comm

StreetFight3r Jan 09 2015 10:02 AM

whats that car at the bottom right doing??? 

 

Doing what some Singaporeans love doing. Stunts that will STUNT us... You never see some cars like to stop at the chervon markings on the expressway too?

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