BEIJING — Auto China 2000 provides a glimpse into the future for some 465,000 Chinese visitors expected at last month's show. Auto giants from around the world flocked to the Beijing auto show to display vehicles that are not available in China, nor suited for today's conditions. But global car companies are looking beyond today toward an idyllic future, where a great many more of China's 1.3 billion people find it essential to own a car. Chinese show-goers seemed to share that vision. ...

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