China's Standing Committee of the National People's Congress , the country’s top legislature, votes for a vehicle tax law that aims to encourage the use of cars with smaller engines to reduce pollution and oil dependence. The law, to take effect next January, will tax cars according to engine size, replacing a levy charged for all motor vehicles, regardless of engine capacity. The annual taxes under the new law range from RMB60–RMB540 ($9.00–$82.00), depending on engine size. ...

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