China tells officials not to buy 4x4 vehicles


BEIJING, Nov 22 (Reuters) - China has asked government officials to abstain from using four-wheel drive vehicles and other gas-guzzling cars to lower emissions and protect the environment, state media reported on Thursday. China has pledged to cut emissions and energy consumption amidst growing domestic and international concern that the country's rapid industrialisation has placed an unbearable strain on the environment. "Government-issued cars should set an example," the official ...

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