CHENGDU — The city of Chengdu bans motorized vehicles for a day in an effort to highlight China's urban pollution problems. Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan province, created the symbolic “car-free day” to coincide with a conference on urban development and the environment. Officials say the day is symbolic of the city's desire to improve its environment through sustainable urban development practices. Special exception was made for public or special-purpose vehicles, including buses, ...

Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)

"Car-free day highlights pollution problem" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:

  All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
  Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
  •   Global sales and production data by country
  •   U.S. model-line inventory data
  •   Engine and equipment installation rates
  •   WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
  •   Product Cycle chart
  •   Interrelationships among major OEMs
  •   Medium- and heavy-duty truck volumes
   •  Historical data and much more!

For pricing and subscription information please contact
Lisa Williamson by email: or phone: (248) 799-2642

Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.

Already registered? here.