Beijing vows to tackle 'excessive' growth in car ownership

BusinessGreen staff
clock

Mayor promises to take 180,000 old vehicles off the streets as part of emergency response to smog crisis

The Chinese government yesterday unveiled a series of commitments designed to tackle the smog crisis engulfing Beijing, including controversial plans to force 180,000 old vehicles off the streets. Speaking...

To continue reading this article...

Join BusinessGreen

  • Enjoy exclusive news, insights and analysis from Europe’s leading source of information on the green economy and business.
  • Make smart, responsible business decisions with an eye on the latest regulatory and tech developments
  • Stay in the know with our overnight briefing, expertly curated help you run a competitive and sustainable business
  • Tap into our extensive archive of exclusive articles, news, analysis and guides
  • Choose from 3 paid membership levels or start a 7-day no strings trial

Join now

 

Already a BusinessGreen
member?

Login

More on Automotive

Hundreds of cyclists get injured in London alone every year | Credit: iStock

Highway Code poised for New Year refresh in boost for cycling and walking

Major changes to Highway Code will see 'hierarchy of road users' concept come into force from January, after statutory instrument was laid in Parliament this week

Cecilia Keating
clock 03 December 2021 • 3 min read
Building Energy Performance Certificates: Explained

Building Energy Performance Certificates: Explained

Property Energy Professionals Association (PEPA) board member Professor Andrew Geens explains the two-part process underpinning EPC certification for buildings

Professor Andrew Geens, CIBSE Certification
clock 03 December 2021 • 5 min read
How rising temperatures harm business sales

How rising temperatures harm business sales

Policymakers need to know how climate change will impact the revenues of affected firms, explains Imperial College Business School's Dr Claudia Custodio

Professor Claudia Custodio, Imperial College Business School.
clock 02 December 2021 • 3 min read