After becoming the world’s largest, and arguably most important automotive market in 2009, China does not yet have a solid cinch on first place, according to J.D. Power Asia Pacific projections. In the January 2010 issue of the company’s China Automotive Monthly, analysts foresee light-vehicle sales in China rising 7% to 13.8 million units, including a 10% increase in passenger-vehicle demand to 9.6 million, and expect the country will remain in first place in 2011 and 2012. However, ...

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