FEATURE-Red China prefers black cars over SUVs

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By Michael Ellis SHANGHAI, Oct 28 (Reuters) - "The East is Red", says the Chinese revolutionary anthem, but try finding a red car in China. For automakers designing and producing vehicles for the booming Chinese market -- the fastest growing in the world -- local tastes are critical, including the notion that red is reserved for special occasions such as weddings. "Very seldom do you see a red vehicle in production," says Tom Wilson, strolling past the assembly line of General Motors ...

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