Drivers step out of their vehicles for a better view while stuck in traffic along Beijing's second ring road
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China's roads face gridlocked future as car sales soar

Global car sales are forecast to hit 54m vehicles in 2010, which would reverse the recent decline and set a new high.

Of those, over 20m vehicles will be sold in Asia.

The region includes one of the world's fastest growing markets, China.

Martin Patience reports from Beijing.