(Adds quotes, details, background) By Gilles Castonguay MILAN, June 20 (Reuters) - Italian car maker Fiat has apologised to China over a television commercial featuring Hollywood actor Richard Gere and a reference to Tibet. China is a huge market for car makers which, like other multinational companies, go out of their way to avoid upsetting the country's sensibilities about certain issues out of fear of reprisals such as a boycott of their products. Tibet has become a focal point ...
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