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Shenzhen relaxes restriction of new energy car purchase

Shenzhen, one of China' four top-tier cities has eased restrictions on the purchase of electric cars to boost sales of battery electric vehicles, following in the footsteps of Beijing and Shanghai.

The annual license quota for standard cars in Shenzhen remains 80,000 while license caps on hybrid vehicles and BEVs have been removed to encourage consumers to buy new energy vehicles, according to new licensing regulations issued on Wednesday by the Shenzhen Municipality's Transport Commission. Also, an individual can apply to buy a BEV if only one car is under his or her name.

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