Automakers up in arms over Chinese ‘bootleg cars’
The streets of China are a lot busier than they used to be. In the major cities, bicycles and mopeds are having to give way to rapidly increasing numbers of new cars as the Chinese auto market finally starts to deliver the explosive growth analysts have long predicted. Familiar shapes are everywhere - from the small Daewoo Matiz up to big Audi sedans. The fruits, so it seems, of the millions that foreign automakers have ploughed into China since the government opened up the market to foreign investors in 1993. But in some cases, all is not as it seems. Mark Bursa reports.
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