BEIJING — China is considering a number of new measures to stimulate car consumption. In addition to taking away from government officials the right to drive cars for free, price controls will be lifted, insiders say, to encourage fair competition in anticipation of China joining the World Trade Organization. The move to ban more government officials from using free cars would mean hundreds of thousands of officials would be forced to purchase their own car or use public transportation. ...

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