China had 159.8 million motor vehicles by the end of 2007, up 10.02 percent from 2006, according to the Ministry of Public Security here on Thursday.
Automobiles and motorcycles accounted for 90.61 percent of the total motor vehicles. The statistics also cover tractors, trailers and other sorts of motor vehicles, statistics from the traffic administration of the ministry show. Number of passenger automobiles went up 21.86 percent and trucks 7.41 percent compared with 2006 figures.
Private cars rose by 10.92 percent and made up 76.09 percent of China's total motor vehicles.
By the end of 2007, China had 164 million drivers, up 9.17 percent from 2006.
(Xinhua News Agency January 4, 2008)