Chavez touts new "socialist" cars for Venezuela


* President rolls out plan to produce cut-rate cars * Government created joint venture with Chinese carmaker * Venezuela has world's cheapest gasoline By Kevin Gray CARACAS, Sept 5 (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is making a new drive to put his socialist revolution on wheels. The fiery critic of capitalism is promoting a government-led joint venture with a Chinese automaker that he says will offer cheaper cars to Venezuelans and promote socialist principles on the ...

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