Report: Chinese Cars Still Ten Years Away

Despite the buzz surrounding Chinese cars at this year's Detroit Auto Show, don't expect delivery for another 10 years. That's the conclusion of a Congress Daily report today that while the Chinese have their sights set on invading the US market, and are doing well building an auto industry, they're still years away from producing a car that'll be able to sell here in America. The pub talking daily about Congress claims engineering and styling don't yet approach U.S. standards and while they sell well at home, Chinese cars aren't ready for American prime time. for now, the biggest potential opportunity for Chinese auto exports may be in developing countries where the competition isn't as fierce and consumers' expectations aren't that high. Also, they don't have as many of these "safety standards" things we have here in the US.

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