SHANGHAI — Watching the crowds swarm into Auto Shanghai '99, it's hard to believe China's market is slipping sideways into another year of stagnation, the fourth in a row. Despite disappointing growth, many foreign automakers and parts producers remain captivated by the potential of the Chinese market for their products, sharing the enthusiasm of the show crowds here. An estimated 300,000 people pushed through the doors of three different exhibition sites during Shanghai's international ...

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