Even Beijing's new-car lottery faces bottle-neck

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By Fang Yan and Ken Wills BEIJING, Jan 26 (Reuters) - Potential car buyers tried their luck in Beijing's first lottery for new-car registrations on Wednesday, but most were left empty-handed, victims of the city's effors to tackle its ever-worsening traffic congestion. The computerized lottery process, broadcast live on national TV, finished in roughly 20 minutes, with 17,600 winners out of a pool of 187,420 applicants. "I am so disappointed!" said 32-year-old office worker Alan Lin, ...

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