BEIJING – The Auto China 2006 Beijing International Motor Show here is a colorful, energy-packed, raucous event. Indeed, more than 10,000 visitors stormed the gates at the 10-day show’s official Nov. 19 opening. Every significant auto maker in the world is represented here, each looking to land a piece of the enormous Chinese market. There are about 600 cars on display, alone. But a couple of futuristic BMW AG motorcycles priced at $35,000 draw equal attention – they are considered ...

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