Beijing Said to Expand Restrictions on Vehicle Use to Fight Smog

  • Chinese capital plans to restrict car use by license plates
  • Measure is used for special one-off events like APEC

Cyclists ride in heavy smog along a road in Beijing.

Photographer: ChinaFotoPress/Getty Images

Beijing’s municipal government is planning to impose a set of vehicle restrictions commonly used for special events for the rest of the winter period to fight air pollution, according to people familiar with the matter.

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