Business / Auto Policy

Beijing to bring more 'green' taxis onto roads

[2013-05-31 16:31]

Beijing plans to introduce 2,000 taxis powered by natural gas by July to make it easier to get a taxi in the city and help reduce auto emissions and air pollution.

Qingdao manages vehicles online

[2013-05-31 07:29]

People who want to renew their driver's license can now do so with just a few clicks, after an eastern city moved part of its operations online.

Shenzhen bans hail-a-taxi app

[2013-05-24 11:22]

Smartphone apps that help commuters hail a taxi in China's major hubs have been banned in one city and face controls in 3 others.

Taxi fare increase finds support at hearing

[2013-05-24 03:00]

Most participants at a public hearing supported the Beijing government's decision to increase taxi fares.

Beijing holds hearing on taxi fares hike

[2013-05-24 01:26]

Beijing held a public hearing on Thursday afternoon on plans to raise taxi fares in order to address cabbies' complaints over low income.

Beijing to hold taxi price hike hearing

[2013-05-23 09:35]

Beijing will hold a taxi price hearing on Thursday to address drivers' complaints over low income and make it easier for people to hail a cab.

Tollway firms may collect longer

[2013-05-09 08:06]

Highway operators whose legal revenue is impacted by the toll-free policy can be compensated by properly extending their period of toll collection.

Beijing to hike taxi fares

[2013-05-07 23:31]

Taxi fares will rise in Beijing in an effort to address drivers' complaints over low income and thereby make it easier for the public to hail a cab.

Private cars get longer lifespan

[2013-05-06 13:10]

Private cars will no longer have to be retired after 15 years of use, according to the new mandatory standards that took effect on May 1.

Beijing move to make fare deal on taxis

[2013-05-06 07:13]

Beijing will raise the fare on hotlines, the Internet and mobile apps to 8 yuan, from the current 3 yuan fee.

Beijing confirms taxi fares to rise

[2013-04-12 15:10]

Taxi fares in China's capital will rise but by how much has not been officially confirmed yet, Beijing News reported Friday.

Govt rolls out new fuel-saving regulations

[2013-04-08 07:59]

Stringent new fuel efficiency regulations for passenger vehicles released last month by the Chinese government could put more pressure on indigenous carmakers.

Transport hubs to ease transfer pressures

[2013-04-03 01:49]

China has vowed to build 42 transport hubs by the end of 2015, with at least one in every province, autonomous region and municipality.

Beijing to continue to alternate plate numbers

[2013-04-02 16:34]

Beijing authorities said the capital will continue to limit the number of cars in rush hours using license plate numbers to ease congestion.

City gears up to become auto industry hub

[2013-03-27 07:41]

Chen Xiaoming doesn't want the name of either of the world's most famous automobile cities tied to Chengdu, Sichuan province.

Oil pricing system gets adjustment

[2013-03-27 01:39]

China on Tuesday launched a more market-oriented oil product pricing system to better reflect costs and adapt to fluctuations in global oil prices.

Guangzhou monitored govt cars travel 27% less

[2013-03-26 15:14]

The monthly travel distance of cars for official use in Guangzhou, capital of China's southeastern Guangdong province, shrank by 27.04 percent on average in 2012.

Guangdong to boost new energy auto industry

[2013-03-18 17:02]

Guangdong provincial government hopes to boost its annual output for new energy automobiles to more than 50,000 units by 2015.

More subsidies to boost energy efficient cars

[2013-03-18 05:42]

New subsidies for green vehicles are in the works as the Chinese government continues to balance the often-conflicting goals of boosting domestic demand and promoting environmental sustainability.

Shanghai to control secondhand car plates price

[2013-03-15 21:51]

The Shanghai government is trying to further regulate the car plate market by requiring that the price of secondhand car plates does not exceed the auction prices of new car plates, the municipal government said on Thursday.