The city of Beijing will ban the sale of new cars that fail to meet new emissions standards equivalent to Euro IV regulations beginning March 1. Beijing Environment Protection Bureau Deputy Director Du Shaozhong says all new light vehicles with gasoline engines on sale in the city will have to meet the new China IV standards. The move comes as Beijing faces pressure to improve air quality ahead of the 2008 Olympic Games. The government Xinhua news agency says there are 3.1 million ...

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