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In 21st century China, where what your drive increasingly determines your social status. The BMW 5 Series is strictly for middle management while the 7 Series models signals corporate executive. The Audi A6 is reserved for government officials and businessmen while old money sticks to the Mercedes Benz E Class.
For the past three months, Zhou Yu, a middle-school English teacher in Beijing’s Tong Zhou district, has been trying to get her hands on a license plate for her first car. As recently as last year, all a prospective car owner had to do was to file a stack of paperwork at the Beijing Municipal Commission of Transport.