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The Water Is Poison
01-02-2005, 05:21 PM
DETROIT - The man who brought the Yugo and Subaru to this country has a new project  becoming the first mass importer of low-cost Chinese-made cars.<p>Chery Automobile Co., owned by the Chinese government, has signed a deal with auto entrepreneur Malcolm Bricklin and his privately held Visionary Vehicles LLC of New York to sell Chery's cars in United States, Visionary announced Sunday.<p>The companies aim to sell 250,000 vehicles in five models in their first year, 2007, with the goal of selling 1 million units of eight to 10 models by 2012, Visionary Vehicles chief of staff Paul Lambert said Sunday.<p>Lambert said the company will aim at selling vehicles well below the price of models now available while matching the quality of Japanese carmakers.<p>"America doesn't need another car company unless we can do it at 30 percent below market with quality and styling," Lambert said. "We've got to have a Toyota-Lexus-like quality."<p>The vehicles will carry 10-year, 100,000-mile warranties, Visionary said. No brand name has been selected. Visionary will invest $200 million in new Chery products for the U.S. market.<p>Bricklin was behind the selling of the low-cost Yugoslavia-made Yugo cars in the United States in the late 1980s and early '90s. His company, Yugo America Inc., collapsed in 1992 amid falling sales and production problems in war-torn Yugoslavia.<p>He also started importing Subaru cars from Japan in 1968. In 1974, he founded a short-lived Canadian company to build a gull-winged Bricklin SV-1 sports car.<p>Chery is China's eighth-largest automaker. It was founded in 1997 and sold about 90,000 vehicles in China in 2004.<p>South Korea (news - web sites)'s GM Daewoo Auto & Technology Co. sued Chery in December, accusing it of illegally copying one of its car models, the Chevrolet Spark.<p>The exclusive distribution agreement is for five new Chery models that would go on sale in January 2007  a compact sedan, midsize sedan, car-sport utility crossover sedan, sport/luxury coupe and an SUV.<p>"The North American automobile market is complex, competitive and always changing," Chery President Yin Tongyao said in a written statement. "We are looking forward to working with Visionary Vehicles and taking advantage of Malcolm's expertise as we enter it."<p>Chery officials "are very ambitious people," Lambert said. "They have a tremendous desire to learn."<p>-Yahoo News

knicks125
01-02-2005, 06:01 PM
Very cool news <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.germancarfans.com/images/forums/beigesmilewinkgrin.gif" BORDER="0">

zwei Biere bitte
01-02-2005, 09:12 PM
Well good luck I guess. If the quality is as good as Toyota as the article claims with low prices, these cars will be winners. Of course, they may also crash and burn...

Santeno
01-03-2005, 09:38 AM
This has been reported on for at least 6 months already. Apparently there are several problems with the idea, amongst which are vehicle certification and dealership support.

Flagship
01-03-2005, 02:09 PM
This seems like a very bad idea since they will have to compete with Toyota, Hyundai, Honda and others + some Americans will not like the idea of supporting the Chinese government through buying Chery cars. <br>

Santeno
01-03-2005, 02:22 PM
Oh and another thing, before a single Chery vehicle makes it into the US, they will have to resolve their trademark infringement fights with other automakers, mainly GM. remember that Chery's best selling vehicle is a rip-off of a GM daewoo.

bolita
01-03-2005, 04:02 PM
I guess the trademark issue is a main barrier for all Chinese auto makers.<p>However, the issue is that the world over will be invaded by Chinese cars sooner or later as we are with virtually all other goods. How will mainstream traditional automakers compete... I am not sure. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.germancarfans.com/images/forums/nixweiss.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>However, if I was a car manufacturer in the western world, I would be worried <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.germancarfans.com/images/forums/1zhelp.gif" BORDER="0">

CarMattZu777
01-03-2005, 06:14 PM
Chery's logo looks like an Infiniti logo!! Hahaha:<p> <IMG SRC="http://cimg.163.com/gz/auto/newauto/logo/qirui-logo.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>Well, supposedly these will be all new vehicles developed by "top designers", and they will be cheap, so I think they will do good. A good used car alternative, just like Hyundai and Kia. They have had good success and have moved upmarket, so now Chery can take their place.

Shrek
01-03-2005, 06:59 PM
I dunno they need to work out the safty issues. Does any one have picture of Chery cars I can not find them on the net

jro4566
01-03-2005, 08:50 PM
So they think they can sell 250,000 cars in the first year with only 5 models!?! Give me a break. They also think that they have "Lexus-like quality". Give me another break...<p>To be able to enter the U.S. Chery needs to:<p>-stop copying designs and using interchangeable parts with other manufacturers illegally or else Toyota, Honda, Nissan, GM, Ford, etc. will have a field day when they all sue<br>-makes sure their vehicles that are based on late-80s/early-90s vehicles can pass emissions and U.S. safety regulations (IIHS will love giving their cars a POOR...takes the spotlight off of the Spectra hehe)<br>-add side-curtain airbags which are supposed to be mandated by 2007 (right? or was it the end of the decade?)<br>-bring no LUXURY/SPORT COUPE...who would think a Chery is luxurious?

CarMattZu777
01-03-2005, 09:46 PM
This Chery sedan is actually very good looking, inside and out. It looks like a newly launched model.<p> <IMG SRC="http://auto.sohu.com/piclib/shiche/chery/dongfangzhizi/big/qiruidongfangzhizishiche002.JPG" BORDER="0"><br> <IMG SRC="http://auto.sohu.com/piclib/shiche/chery/dongfangzhizi/big/qiruidongfangzhizishiche034.JPG" BORDER="0"><br> <IMG SRC="http://auto.sohu.com/piclib/shiche/chery/dongfangzhizi/big/qiruidongfangzhizishiche010.JPG" BORDER="0"><br> <IMG SRC="http://auto.sohu.com/piclib/shiche/chery/dongfangzhizi/big/qiruidongfangzhizishiche018.JPG" BORDER="0"><p><IMG SRC="http://auto.sohu.com/piclib/shiche/chery/dongfangzhizi/big/qiruidongfangzhizishiche028.JPG" BORDER="0"><p>If this is priced right, and the quality is decent, this will be a nice affordable sedan choice. It is already left hand drive, has english controls, so I think this is ready for US roads.

Lakeshow23
01-03-2005, 09:58 PM
I must admit, that while I'd rather not support the Chinese Gov'mint, that car looks pretty nice. But that door panel looks like it would be uncomfortable to me. The window controls are too close, as is the door handle. It would be difficult for me to comfortably rest my right arm... unless it's stubby. Looks nice, but things will get political when those Chinese cars are sold here. They won't sell well.

taskbearer
01-04-2005, 01:14 AM
The most promising chinese car is the Zhonghua CAC720 by Brillianceauto. this is the only chinese company I know of that has a non rip-off logo. it looks interesting too<br> <IMG SRC="http://www.autoweek.nl/images/480/8519.jpg" BORDER="0"> <br> newly facelifted model<br><IMG SRC="http://www.zhonghuacar.com/1221.jpg" BORDER="0"> <p>previous model<br> <IMG SRC="http://auto.quanso.com/pinpai/zhonghua/zh5b.jpg" BORDER="0"> <br> <IMG SRC="http://photo.sohu.com/auto/piclib/xinwentu/zhonghua/xin/big/xinzhonghuaxiaxian017.JPG" BORDER="0"> <br> <IMG SRC="http://photo.sohu.com/auto/piclib/xinwentu/zhonghua/xin/big/xinzhonghuaxiaxian002.JPG" BORDER="0"> <p>The car designed by guigaro certainly has more than a hint of lancia about the front and interior and a little bit of saab 9-5 at the rear it but its still beautiful in its own right.

CarMattZu777
01-04-2005, 11:22 AM
Isnt the Zhonghua line just MG Rover designs?

jro4566
01-04-2005, 12:47 PM
<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>CarMattZu777</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">This Chery sedan is actually very good looking, inside and out. It looks like a newly launched model.<p> <IMG SRC="http://auto.sohu.com/piclib/shiche/chery/dongfangzhizi/big/qiruidongfangzhizishiche002.JPG" BORDER="0"><br> <IMG SRC="http://auto.sohu.com/piclib/shiche/chery/dongfangzhizi/big/qiruidongfangzhizishiche034.JPG" BORDER="0"><br> <IMG SRC="http://auto.sohu.com/piclib/shiche/chery/dongfangzhizi/big/qiruidongfangzhizishiche010.JPG" BORDER="0"><br> <IMG SRC="http://auto.sohu.com/piclib/shiche/chery/dongfangzhizi/big/qiruidongfangzhizishiche018.JPG" BORDER="0"><p><IMG SRC="http://auto.sohu.com/piclib/shiche/chery/dongfangzhizi/big/qiruidongfangzhizishiche028.JPG" BORDER="0"><p>If this is priced right, and the quality is decent, this will be a nice affordable sedan choice. It is already left hand drive, has english controls, so I think this is ready for US roads.</TD></TR></TABLE><p>They don't have a chance of selling that in the U.S. That vehicle is an illegal remake of the Daewoo Magnus/Daewoo Evanda/Chevrolet Epica/Suzuki Verona. If they sell that in the U.S., GM will sue them and the case could end up in the Supreme Court.

bolita
01-04-2005, 03:46 PM
Is the audio a cassete only unit? Thats nuts! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.germancarfans.com/images/forums/bonk.gif" BORDER="0">

Flagship
01-04-2005, 03:51 PM
The white car looks like a Infinity Q45.Let the suing commence.

CarMattZu777
01-04-2005, 08:52 PM
Found their website :)<p>Visionary Vehicles-<p><A HREF="http://www.vvcars.com" TARGET="_blank">http://www.vvcars.com</A>

taskbearer
01-04-2005, 10:35 PM
These chinese companies happen to be very aggressive, even more so than the japanese were in the 70's. Once they get their rip-off designs sorted out, the people at the established companies would be having migranes.

AXLE
01-05-2005, 12:42 AM
<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b> ...DamagedProphet...</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">The vehicles will carry 10-year, 100,000-mile warranties, Visionary said. No brand name has been selected. Visionary will invest $200 million in new Chery products for the U.S. market. </TD></TR></TABLE><p>Looks like GM is finally going DOWN!!!<br>

bolita
01-05-2005, 08:07 AM
GM is going down by hand of Toyota not any Chinese manufaturer. However, as I had said all the established mainstream manufactuers are probably or should be worried about what China will mean in terms of global competition in the auto business in the next 5 - 10 years<br>

CarMattZu777
01-06-2005, 07:34 PM
This company is targeting 1 MILLION SALES in just a few years!!! Talk about ambtion.

taskbearer
01-07-2005, 01:25 AM
And you cannot underestimate the power of ambition. At this rate, these Chinese companies might reach world standard sooner than we expected. of course there's a lot to be afraid of.

kevinb120
01-14-2005, 08:00 PM
I would think there are license patent and copywright infringements on just about every single part of the vehicles. I doubt they will be in the US anytime soon.

citizenchen
01-15-2005, 01:08 AM
I was told their Oriental Son shares underpinnings with the Daewoo Magnus according to some Korean netizens

CarMattZu777
03-07-2005, 10:14 AM
These new dealerships will be amazing, $15 million a pop, wow- <p><A HREF="http://www.vvcars.com" TARGET="_blank">http://www.vvcars.com</A><p>They call them "auto shows" instead of dealerships, and they will feature drive-in theaters, carswash, childcare, test track, and a large stunning modern showroom.<br>

bolita
03-08-2005, 11:21 AM
Lets see if all these promises hold water at the end of the day... <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.germancarfans.com/images/forums/sleep.gif" BORDER="0">

toontoy
03-08-2005, 12:27 PM
Test track?drive in theatre? look at the size of that place. Doesn't look cost effective, overhead would be way too much!

Dan J.
03-30-2005, 10:20 AM
<A HREF="http://vvcars.com" TARGET="_blank">http://vvcars.com</A> If visionary Vehicles plan to sell cars priced in the low $20,000 dollar range how can they afford to have a dealership like this? The amount of money a cpmpany would have to invest to build something like this would be astronomical. I don't see how if would work. <br>

knicks125
03-30-2005, 11:23 AM
I am not sure how they would be able to afford something like this, especially since this is just an up and coming automaker (at least in the US), maybe they have a lot of cash to back them up, no clue <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.germancarfans.com/images/forums/nixweiss.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>but it looks great on the website...thanks for the link <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://images.zeroforum.com/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> <BR><BR>
<i>Modified by knicks125 at 2:30 PM 3/30/2005</i>

CarMattZu777
03-30-2005, 03:59 PM
I think they are VERY ambitious, and are either going to succeed very well or fail horribly, within the first year and 10x worse than Daewoo.<BR><BR>
<i>Modified by Santeno at 2:53 PM 3/31/2005</i>

mzoltarp
03-31-2005, 04:55 AM
Architecturally I love the Eames / Panton style of the modernist era. If I as a business man would have to shell out the cash to build a dealer like this in order to have a shot at selling a line of unproven vehicles, I would have to walk from the deal. Maybe they should change the name to Hallucinatory Vehicles or Dellusionary Vehicles.

Redline
03-31-2005, 11:00 AM
They're crazy. Who's going to want to test drive on a test track? How could you get a feel for real world driving if you were stuck on something like that? And who is going to drive to a car dealership to go to their drive in theatre? Sounds like a cheap draw for customers to me. It's doubtful they'll have the money to build something like this, and even if they do, the return from it won't be as good as they hope I'm sure.

AXLE
04-01-2005, 01:50 AM
<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>bolita</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Is the audio a cassete only unit? Thats nuts! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.germancarfans.com/images/forums/bonk.gif" BORDER="0"> </TD></TR></TABLE><p>What about this clarion CD stacker? <A HREF="http://auto.sohu.com/piclib/shiche/chery/dongfangzhizi/big/qiruidongfangzhizishiche030.JPG" TARGET="_blank">http://auto.sohu.com/piclib/sh...0.JPG</A>

Speedster S
04-02-2005, 10:54 PM
In my town their putting up a China Motors dealership. Not open yet so I dont know what they are going to sell. Anyone ever heard of China Motors?

AXLE
04-03-2005, 09:51 PM
The company behind Zhonghua is China Automotive Company Ltd so that could be it or it could be something totally different.<p><A HREF="http://www.autoindex.org/maker.plt?no=2226" TARGET="_blank">http://www.autoindex.org/maker.plt?no=2226</A>

Bass-o-Matic
04-24-2005, 07:56 PM
There was a China Motors of Escondido website that was up about 2 years ago, in which they showed photos of Geely products, as well as a couple of old Toyota Pickup & 4Runner rip-offs (so much so that I have to believe that they were with Toyota's blessing). They also had an SUV that looked like an Isuzu Dmax Pick-up based SUV (but with old Isuzu Rodeo roof)... That website went down after about a month; Don't know if they were shut down or if the works were moved "north" to 'Cruz...

AXLE
08-07-2005, 10:11 PM
<A HREF="http://www.vvcars.com" TARGET="_blank">http://www.vvcars.com</A>/<p>Look at the launch products...<p> <IMG SRC="http://img333.imageshack.us/img333/6319/lineup5dk.jpg" BORDER="0"> <p>Check out all of the videos and info <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.germancarfans.com/images/forums/icondrool.gif" BORDER="0">

mzoltarp
08-08-2005, 06:05 AM
Let's hope they don't use the Chery name in the USA.

SV
08-08-2005, 08:12 AM
parts of it seem promising, but those prices are too good to be true IMO. these cars will probably be crap at first, but i'm willing to bet that in 20 years or so they'll be world-class.

orangeeagle13
08-08-2005, 08:57 AM
Well, if those are the cars we're getting, they are all very well styled IMO. The only one that is rather ugly is the WOW, and I'm not even sure thats coming to the US<p>Just one more brand for GM, Ford, and DCX to fend off

nismo
08-08-2005, 10:20 PM
This should be interesting. Its sounds unreal but you never know. They are serious - all new cars, italian designed, all new Au built engines.... <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.germancarfans.com/images/forums/nixweiss.gif" BORDER="0">

AXLE
08-18-2005, 11:57 PM
In my opinion this will be a huge blow to the big three. I doubt that the cars would be crap SV if they are offering a 10 year/ 100,000 mile warranty. Although I don't know this for sure, I would expect them to protect their investment by actually sticking to their promise of making world class cars as soon as they enter the American market. It would also not make good business sense to make them crap because they would lose money on warranty repair claims. Look out Detriot, the Chinese are coming!

DoMiNo
08-19-2005, 08:00 AM
<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>AXLE</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">In my opinion this will be a huge blow to the big three. I doubt that the cars would be crap SV if they are offering a 10 year/ 100,000 mile warranty. Although I don't know this for sure, I would expect them to protect their investment by actually sticking to their promise of making world class cars as soon as they enter the American market. It would also not make good business sense to make them crap because they would lose money on warranty repair claims. Look out Detriot, the Chinese are coming! </TD></TR></TABLE><p>The Big Three? What about Honda? Toyota? Hyundai? These seem like more reasonable competitors, especially since consumers who shop Chinese brands are probably already shopping an Asian car (that seems logical to me, anyway... they won't suffer any brand prejudice). Besides, while they may indeed come to America <I>as</I> great products--thus forgoing the maturation period of, say, Hyundai in the U.S.--it will still take time, years probably, for American consumers to put their full confidence behind these vehicles. So sure, perhaps this will be a success, but it's just too early to say they'll be an instant smash hit.

AXIS
08-19-2005, 09:57 AM
This is a shocker, I was under the impression that Chery or what ever they decide to call themselves when they come over would be taking on the mainstream brands. But after reading this it seems like they are trying to undercut the luxury brands carving out a niche for affordable luxury. It wil be interesting to see if the quality wil be on par.

taskbearer
08-19-2005, 10:28 AM
<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>azumi</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">This is a shocker, I was under the impression that Chery or what ever they decide to call themselves when they come over would be taking on the mainstream brands. But after reading this it seems like they are trying to undercut the luxury brands carving out a niche for affordable luxury. It wil be interesting to see if the quality wil be on par.</TD></TR></TABLE><p>The comparison with the luxury brands is just wishful thinking, it doesn't make sense. Its one thing to benchmark a car, it another thing to meet that benchmark. The cars are still going to be mainstream. Their success would depend on them delivering their promise. If they become a hit, all carmakers in the US would feel the heat. <BR><BR>
<i>Modified by taskbearer at 10:35 AM 8/19/2005</i>

knicks125
08-19-2005, 10:55 AM
As many has said, product portfolio sounds very promising but my concerns are the following:<p>Right off the bat, the lineup is coming here to compete against luxury brands (from the chart)?? I am just not sure those in the market for luxury sedans, coupes, suvs would even consider an unknown brand, let alone the rest of the demographic.<p>Secondly, what kind of assurance do we have on quality? I'd bet absolutely very little. Don't get me wrong but I rather be cautious than purchasing something I will regret for time to come. Even if the ten year warranty is there, the reputation is not. End of story.<p>As I said before, its line of products looks great, but I just don't agree with its market entry and competitor selection, plus the quality assurance.

HondaTech
08-21-2005, 04:10 AM
I think at this point saying that they will be either crap or smash hit are both a bit premature. I won't hold judgement until I can see the cars in person and drive one myself. Right now it's still the Koreans that are getting all the attention, but then who knows what will happen.

galv
08-29-2005, 01:27 PM
<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>mzoltarp</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Let's hope they don't use the Chery name in the USA.</TD></TR></TABLE><p>Chevrolet...Chevy...CHEV<br>(Cherrolet)...Chery...CHER <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://images.zeroforum.com/smile/emsad.gif" BORDER="0">

SHEPO
08-29-2005, 03:27 PM
<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>futuredriver</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"><p>Chevrolet...Chevy...CHEV<br>(Cherrolet)...Chery...CHER <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://images.zeroforum.com/smile/emsad.gif" BORDER="0"> </TD></TR></TABLE><p>yea...i think malcolm bricklin is considering changing the name for the US market to avoid confusion with "Chevy."

Nodnarb
08-29-2005, 04:09 PM
Actually, he doesn't want to and isn't considering it. GM, has, however sued to block this, so to avoid litigation, he may consider it. But he doesn't want to do it.

Excellerator
08-30-2005, 01:53 AM
With a name that sounds like a fruit, I'd rather have it "Chery" instead of "Lemon".<p>Jokes aside, I hope Chery will become a successful company here in the USA. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://images.zeroforum.com/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0">

galv
08-30-2005, 08:20 AM
<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>knicks125</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"><p>Secondly, what kind of assurance do we have on quality? <br></TD></TR></TABLE><p>....and reliability. <br>The lack of any spy photos disturbs me.

Excellerator
08-30-2005, 12:02 PM
Well, I did find a picture of the new crossover. I looked up "Visionary Vehicles" on my WebTV's search engine and I got a recent article with a picture of the creator standing next to it. Let me go find the link...<p><A HREF="http://www.theautochannel.com/news/2005/03/19/016404.html" TARGET="_blank">Malcom Bricklin's Vision - Visionary Vehicles</A><p>From the picture alone it reminds me a lot of a raised Chrysler Crossfire.

knicks125
05-18-2006, 02:26 PM
Looks like another step forward for the Visionary:<p><B>Former AIADA President Marianne McInerney Joins Visionary Vehicles</B> - <A HREF="http://www.prnewswire.com/cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/05-15-2006/0004361307&EDATE=" TARGET="_blank">Press Release</A><p>It sure would be interesting to see the progression of this company when it launches in the US and elsewhere... <br>

TitanSteel
05-19-2006, 06:02 AM
My dad has become good friends with Malcom Bricklin (he works in the city). He told my dad that their biggest concern is fit-and-finish problems (we knew that already) but they will try to bring relatively good cars to the US.

AXLE
05-23-2006, 07:56 PM
<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>TitanSteel</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">My dad has become good friends with Malcom Bricklin (he works in the city). He told my dad that their biggest concern is fit-and-finish problems (we knew that already) but they will try to bring relatively good cars to the US.</TD></TR></TABLE><p>Cool, your dad has connections <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.germancarfans.com/images/forums/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0">

dukedb9
05-24-2006, 06:13 AM
I'm not sure if it is a good idea to target the entire lineup against higher-end, luxury car makers.<p>I think that Chery would get more acceptance at the lower-end, where price is of higher concern and where they have a distinct advantage.<p>If a person has the money for a BMW and wants a BMW, he's not going to cross-shop with a Chery...

mzoltarp
05-24-2006, 06:43 AM
They will be compared to the Koreans (Hyundai, Kia, Suzuki aka Daewoo).