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City to consult public on car registration quotas

Guangzhou's city government says it will consult the public on its controversial plan to limit car registrations, which would see the number of new licences capped at 10,000 a month - half sold through auction and the rest drawn in a lottery.

Wednesday, 11 July, 2012, 12:00am

600 in protest over car quota system

About 600 owners of second-hand car dealerships in Guangzhou protested yesterday against the city's new vehicle-registration quota system, saying it had effectively put them out of business.

10 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Deluxe cars get new home in HK

The financial meltdown in Europe, the strong economy in Hong Kong and the city's ravenous appetite for luxury goods have led to a surge in the number of imported second-hand private cars. And although they are not new, they are not necessarily cheap either.

Transport Department figures show the number of such imports reached 9,412 last year, compared to 2,991 in 2006.

6 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

IAuto leads online used-car sale

Ma Xiaowei's husband likes telling people she is a used-car dealer.

Even in the mainland, with less than a decade of widespread private car ownership, this profession ranks alongside journalism as among the least trusted and most ignoble.

27 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

IAuto leads online used-car sale

Mainland pioneer navigates rough road in a young market

Ma Xiaowei's husband likes telling people she is a used-car dealer.

Even in the mainland, with less than a decade of widespread private car ownership, this profession ranks alongside journalism as among the least trusted and most ignoble.

27 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Motors running for second-hand market

LONG CONSIDERED the preserve of shady profiteers, the Hong Kong used-car market still offers considerably better value than many other countries. In a city where the latest Lexus is the ultimate status symbol, it is not difficult to see why prices for used cars are relatively cheap.

10 Dec 2000 - 12:00am

Rush on used cars tipped

OFFICIAL attempts to reduce traffic congestion are likely to cause a mass rush to buy second-hand cars before any new legislation comes in, motor groups warned yesterday.

Second-hand cars could soar in price as thousands of people attempt to become car owners before any future legal deadline.

6 Sep 1994 - 12:00am