BEIJING — China's growing urbanization is resulting in greater demand for motor vehicles, industry experts say. China in the early 1980s had only 190 million people in cities and towns, accounting for 19.4% of the total population. By the end of 1997, China had 668 cities with a population of 240 million. By 2010, cities and towns are expected to account for 40% of the country's population, causing the demand for services to increase. As a result, the demand for motor vehicles will rise. ...

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