Car ownership reaches record high in China - in 50 seconds
30 January 2015 Last updated at 16:43 GMT
China gained an additional 17 million new cars in 2014, taking ownership to a record 154 million - according to its Ministry of Public Security.
Cars have now replaced motorcycles as the main means of transport, it added, comprising 58.6% of all motor vehicles - up from 43.9% five years ago.
BBC News breaks down the numbers and considers the impact of the extra cars.
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