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Gold medal idea: China raises tax on large cars, cuts tax on small cars

With the world intently watches the Olympic Games currently taking place in Beijing, China, the country's policy-makers are concerned with the quality of the city's air. As has been widely reported, Beijing took drastic measures to ensure that its air quality was safe for the world's best athletes, including cutting its traffic in half through unique licensing measures. But, what is to happen after the

MINI Clubman Rickshaws running around Beijing

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China may ban almost all cars during Olympics

It seems that Beijing's various measures designed to lower its overall air pollution in preparation for the upcoming Olympic Games is working, though additional and more drastic measures may be required. You may recall that the city began limiting traffic on July 20, a move which has helped lower the air's nitride count some 48-percent and drop its particulate matter rating from [the seemingly arbitrary

Beijing begins limiting traffic this week

In preparation for the upcoming Summer Olympic Games scheduled to begin on August 8, the city of Beijing in China has now begun limiting traffic through its busy streets. Due to the heavy smog and polluted air in Beijing, cars will be allowed to drive only on alternating days based on the license plate of the vehicle. This means that only half of the 3.3 million vehicles currently reg

Beijing 2008: Land Wrangler? It's the Beijing B40!

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Beijing 2008: Volkswagen Lavida meets its home audience

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Beijing 2008: Geely CE concept makes its debut

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Beijing 208: Geely Tiger GT concept steals the show

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Beijing 2008: BYD e6 concept in the metal

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Beijing 2008: Citroen C2 Kappa jogs onstage

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Beijing 2008: Porsche unveils the Cayenne Turbo S

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Beijing 2008: Live reveal of the Buick Invicta concept

On the eve of the Beijing Motor Show ,General Motors Chairman Rick Wagoner and Design VP Ed Welburn along with their Chinese colleagues unveiled the Buick Invicta concept. Your regular Autoblog team didn't make the trek to China for this show, but our cohorts at Autoblog Chinese showed up for GM's Premier Night party to check out what will be the replacement for the current LaCrosse. The car was revealed sitting on a pool of water, perhaps implying that it is Buick's messiah, standing by to brea

VIDEO: Buick Invicta designers talk about their new concept

General Motors has just put a video featuring the designers of the new Buick Invicta concept discussing their new creation. The video is part of a series of "Studio Stories" episodes that GM has been producing over the past year. Exterior design lead Justin Thompson and other members of the team talk about the approach they took to create the concept that debuted at the Beijing Motor

Lifan 320 MINI ripoff to debut at Beijing Motor Show

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Beijing '08 Preview: 2010 Mercedes-Benz GLK 350 to debut in China

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