Soaring rates of car ownership in China’s biggest cities are causing huge problems, from days-long traffic jams to choking smog. Even car companies say the trend is not sustainable.
General Motors says one solution could be to reinvent the vehicle. Introducing the Miao, the Jiao, and the Shiao – three cute, tiny cars with a serious mission.
Car ownership in China has a dark side. Last year, a nine-day and a three-day construction-related traffic jam on the highway leading to Beijing were the most dramatic examples.