China's news that domestic auto makers planned to begin exporting cars to Europe and North America in the near-term was met with healthy doses of fanfare and skepticism in 2005. While many industry watchers long have predicted the Chinese eventually will enter Western auto markets, many said the announcements were premature. Demand still is growing in China's domestic market and only a small fraction of the country's inhabitants own a car. China can barely handle demand at home, they said, ...
Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)
"Printer-friendly" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:
All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
• Global sales and production data by country
• U.S. model-line inventory data
• Engine and equipment installation rates
• WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
• Product Cycle chart
• Interrelationships among major OEMs
•Medium- andheavy-duty truck volumes
•Historical data and much more!
Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.