By Fang Yan and Terril Yue Jones BEIJING, Feb 28 (Reuters) - When China's leader-in-waiting Xi Jinping pulls up in a motorcade sometime in the next decade, he will probably not be riding in one of the black Audis that have become standard for Chinese top brass. Instead, if Beijing implements new rules requiring the government to buy only local car brands, he will likely emerge from a Red Flag limousine, the boat-like chariot that ferried around Chairman Mao Zedong from the 1950s to the ...
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