The Truth About Cars » car restrictions http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Wed, 04 May 2016 16:30:28 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Paris To Begin Rolling Ban On Older Vehicles This Summer http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/02/paris-begin-rolling-ban-older-vehicles-summer/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/02/paris-begin-rolling-ban-older-vehicles-summer/#comments Mon, 16 Feb 2015 12:00:21 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1002010 Want to continue to drive in Paris? You’ll need a new vehicle starting this summer, when the French city begins restricting older vehicles from its heart. Autocar reports buses and trucks registered prior to October 2001 will all be barred from entering the city center starting this summer; cars registered before January 1997 will be […]

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Want to continue to drive in Paris? You’ll need a new vehicle starting this summer, when the French city begins restricting older vehicles from its heart. Autocar reports buses and trucks registered prior to October 2001 will all be barred from entering the city center starting this summer; cars registered before January 1997 will be […]

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Car Sales or Gridlock? China’s Central Government At Odds With Beijing’s Car Curbs http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/06/car-sales-or-gridlock-china%e2%80%99s-central-government-at-odds-with-beijing%e2%80%99s-car-curbs/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/06/car-sales-or-gridlock-china%e2%80%99s-central-government-at-odds-with-beijing%e2%80%99s-car-curbs/#comments Sat, 25 Jun 2011 07:00:14 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=400131 With a population approaching that of Australia and car sales of 700,000 new cars, or 890,000 new cars (depending on which issue of China Daily you rely more), Beijing used to be one of the most important car markets in the world’s largest car markets, China. As amply documented by TTAC, the car market in […]

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With a population approaching that of Australia and car sales of 700,000 new cars, or 890,000 new cars (depending on which issue of China Daily you rely more), Beijing used to be one of the most important car markets in the world’s largest car markets, China. As amply documented by TTAC, the car market in […]

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Judges Made Unwitting Accessories In Beijing License Plate Scam http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/02/judges-made-unwitting-accessories-in-beijing-license-plate-scam/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/02/judges-made-unwitting-accessories-in-beijing-license-plate-scam/#comments Thu, 17 Feb 2011 11:39:25 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=384177 Beijing’s draconian license plate limits have a stimulating effect on the creativity of Beijingers. To skirt the new rules, complex schemes are being devised. Beijing’s courts are turned into accessories of the fraud. According to China Daily, the scheme goes like this: The seller and buyer of a used car invent a debt the vehicle’s […]

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Beijing’s draconian license plate limits have a stimulating effect on the creativity of Beijingers. To skirt the new rules, complex schemes are being devised. Beijing’s courts are turned into accessories of the fraud. According to China Daily, the scheme goes like this: The seller and buyer of a used car invent a debt the vehicle’s […]

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Forbidden City: Not From Beijing? Get Outta Town! http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/01/forbidden-city-not-from-beijing-get-outta-town/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/01/forbidden-city-not-from-beijing-get-outta-town/#comments Fri, 07 Jan 2011 11:44:10 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=379809 Want to belong to a really exclusive club? Own a car in Beijing. Don’t have one yet? Sorry, try your luck in the license plate lottery. Out-of–towner? Don’t even think of entering downtown during rush-hour. “Vehicles that are not registered in Beijing are prohibited from entering the urban area inside the Fifth Ring Road during […]

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Want to belong to a really exclusive club? Own a car in Beijing. Don’t have one yet? Sorry, try your luck in the license plate lottery. Out-of–towner? Don’t even think of entering downtown during rush-hour. “Vehicles that are not registered in Beijing are prohibited from entering the urban area inside the Fifth Ring Road during […]

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53,000 Apply On The First Day Of Beijing’s Car Rationing http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/01/53000-apply-on-the-first-day-of-beijing%e2%80%99s-car-rationing/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/01/53000-apply-on-the-first-day-of-beijing%e2%80%99s-car-rationing/#comments Sun, 02 Jan 2011 07:10:59 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=379289 So. Yesterday, Jan 1, was the first day of the grand car rationing in Beijing, China. From now on out, only 20,000 new vehicles per month are allowed onto Beijing’s roads. (If you trade old for new, this rule doesn’t apply.) And what did Beijingers do? Take a taxi? The subway? No, they swamped the […]

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So. Yesterday, Jan 1, was the first day of the grand car rationing in Beijing, China. From now on out, only 20,000 new vehicles per month are allowed onto Beijing’s roads. (If you trade old for new, this rule doesn’t apply.) And what did Beijingers do? Take a taxi? The subway? No, they swamped the […]

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