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Buffet-Backed BYD Fined For Hiring Chinese Workers In LA At $1.50/Hour

BYD tried to make a big splash in 2010 by setting up headquarters in Los Angeles and representing the first big push by a Chinese company to start selling cars in the U.S. They said they'd be selling cars to Americans by now and they'd be employing lots of people in California. That hasn't happened, though. » 10/28/13 2:45pm 10/28/13 2:45pm

This New Chinese Sedan Is Also A Full-Sized R/C Car

It's pretty rare to see a feature on a car that's genuinely new. Cars are so advanced now, most of the low-hanging novelty fruit has been picked, and much of what we get are advances of things we already know. Like adaptive cruise control, for example. So when a company comes out with something truly new, it's a big… » 8/21/12 4:30pm 8/21/12 4:30pm

How Shills From Warren Buffett's Chinese Car Company Stole Their Own Facebook Contest

After a meteoric rise domestically, Chinese automakers are plotting an invasion of foreign markets. The stakes are incredibly high as they prepare to enter America, where Warren Buffett-backed Chinese carmaker BYD has been promising to sell an electric vehicle for a few years. » 7/11/12 10:30am 7/11/12 10:30am