BEIJING — In a reversal of fortune for luxury car companies in China, the central government appears to be moving toward allowing state officials to buy more expensive cars, with increased engine capacity. Beijing last November announced that government agencies could purchase cars only with engine sizes of 2.5L or less. The new policy would reverse the ruling, which said that officials would have to pay for their own transportation with an allowance; part of a government crackdown on the ...

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