China had 340 million motor vehicles by the end of June 2019, the Ministry of Public Security (MPS) announced on Wednesday.
The ministry said that a total of 250 million were cars, including 198 million private cars and 12.42 million registered in June, down by 1.39 million year on year, according to data released by the traffic management bureau of the MPS.
The number of new energy vehicles reached 3.44 million by the end of June, accounting for about one per cent of the total number of the vehicles.
China now has 422 million licenced motor vehicle drivers, with 14.08 million people obtaining their licenses in the first half of the year, according to the bureau.
Also, there were 66 Chinese cities with over one million cars, while 11 cities, including Beijing and Chengdu, had more than three million by the end of June.