China has over 200 million private cars

BEIJING, Jan. 7 (Xinhua) -- China had 260 million motor vehicles by the end of 2019, up 8.83 percent year on year, including 207 million private cars, the Ministry of Public Security said Tuesday.


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The number of new energy vehicles reached 3.81 million last year, said the ministry, adding that the increase in the number of new energy vehicles had exceeded 1 million for two consecutive years.

As nearly 29.43 million people received driving licenses nationwide last year, the total number of drivers reached 435 million, said the ministry.