I wonder if there's an equivalent saying in Mandarin for "when life gives you lemons, make lemonade." In this case, the lemon is the Chrysler Sebring and the lemonade is this surprisingly attractive Chinese electric car.
Last week, GM announced a production stoppage on Chevy Colorado/GMC Canyon compact trucks due to defective Chinese-made microchips. If one poorly made Chinese part can down a car plant, what if the entire car is Chinese?
Tianjin-FAW-Xiali N3 just doesn't have the right ring to it, especially for a car with sporty roof rails. Why not call it "Fool Very Good" and add a sticker of a real sports car to the side?
What we know as the second-generation VW Jetta has been in continuous production in China since 1991 and, because they also sell newer Volkswagens there, they've constantly upgraded it to match the corporate image. Now it's just ridiculous.
What's the more outrageous claim: the full-electric BYD E6 MAV will go on sale in the United States this year; it'll easily pass U.S. crash regulations; or, BYD will be the world's largest automaker by 2025?
For the first time ever, the U.S won't be the biggest car market in the world. With projected sales of 12.7 million cars this year, the Chinese are absolutely going to destroy our 10.3 million projected sales. But they cheated!
If you were impressed by Hu Jintao's limo, you'll love the original, which is now in the hands of an American collector of Mao paraphernalia. [Fox News]
A recent AutoPacific study of young, affluent 'merican car buyers shows 15% would consider buying a Chinese car and 11% an Indian one. Might sound low, but not really, considering the number is only 16% for Korean cars.