SHANGHAI — Shanghai GM Automotive Co. Ltd. begins regular production of Buick sedans April 12. The joint venture plans to build approximately 20,000 units this calendar year and will gradually ramp up production to its designed capacity of 100,000 units a year. The first batch of Buicks exceeds the 40% local content required by the Chinese government for start up, company officials say. Market response to the first domestically made midsize sedan in China's upper market segment has ...

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