The number of automobiles on China's roads increased by more than 3.2 million in the first two months of 2014, the Ministry of Public Security revealed on Wednesday.
Passenger vehicles accounted for 95 percent of the growth. The number of small passenger cars rose rapidly, said the ministry's traffic control bureau.
China had 253 million motor vehicles on the roads by the end of February, of which 141 million were cars, statistics from the bureau showed.
Nine provincial regions, including Guangdong, Shandong and Sichuan, have more than 10 million motor vehicles.
Meanwhile, 283 million people in China hold a driving license, among which 223 million are qualified to drive a car, according to the bureau.