SHENYANG — General Motors Corp. says it is so confident in the Chinese auto market that it plans to price its forthcoming Chevrolet Blazer sport/utility vehicle (SUV) (see FOCUS ON CHINA — June '99, p.1) about 10% above the competition. At RMB300,000 (US$36,144) per vehicle, the Blazer will cost significantly more than the rival Jeep Cherokee, made by Beijing Jeep Corp., a DaimlerChrysler AG joint venture. Analysts say it remains to be seen if China can support a competitive SUV market, ...
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