foreign cars

We’ll Always Have Dumplings ….

Returning to Beijing after a few years away, NPR’s Anthony Kuhn reports that traditionally polite questions like “how are you” and “have you eaten” no longer fit the bill. Now his main question...

Car Horns Used 40x More Often Than in Europe

As the Chinese auto market continues to expand, foreign automakers are tailoring their designs to Chinese tastes. At South China Morning Post, Patrick Boehler reports that frequent use of car horns in China, 40 times more...

China Car Makers Cut Corners to Success

As the presence of cars in China grows, foreign automakers have tried to tap into the market’s increasing demand. Despite the recent slump in auto sales as consumers wait for discounts, Chinese automakers are cutting corners to...

French Cars Fail Tests in China

From BBC: China has stopped importing several French-made models of Renault cars, after a safety watchdog said it had found “safety problems”. A Renault spokesperson said problems had occurred in transport and...

A Rolls-Royce Knock-Off From China

The Chinese Geely GE is a dead ringer for the Rolls-Royce. Its similarities with the famed British car and its cost — almost 1/10 of the price of a Rolls-Royce — are stirring up controversy. From the Mail Online:...

China March Car Sales Rise 10% on Stimulus, Tax Cuts

From Bloomberg News: China’s passenger car sales rose 10 percent in March from a year earlier after tax cuts and government subsidies boosted demand, narrowing the gap with the U.S. as the world’s largest car market. Sales of...



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