BEIJING — The city's new vehicle sales declined in January from a brisk season in December, industry observers here say. Stringent emission control requirements passed by the local government are blamed for the decline. Some 1,012 passenger cars and light commercial vehicles were sold in the month at the Asian Games Village Auto Exchange in Beijing, a slide of 40% from same period last year. Asian Games is a respectable barometer because it is the largest auto retail outlet in Beijing, ...

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