Chinese carmakers taking battle to foreign giants

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By Ben Blanchard SHANGHAI, April 23 (Reuters) - Chinese car makers are rolling out cheaper, snazzier cars, and appealing to patriotism to wrest customers back from foreign car giants that dominate the market. Homegrown companies unveiled an astonishing range of cars at this week's Shanghai auto show, from Geely's fire-engine red Beauty Leopard sportster to Hafei Auto's futuristic Illusion concept car. Their main draw? Lower prices, even if buyers think foreign cars leave most domestic ...

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