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December 28, 2008

Have you driven a Wingle lately?



How about a Cool Bear or a King Kong or a Geely?

Those are just a few of the most popular car models in today's China, set to overtake the U.S. within the next few years as the world's number one car market.


As such, automobile designs and preferences will become Sino-centric, with the rest of the world — including the U.S. — learning to smile and say, "more, please."

Above and below, made-in-China models shown recently at auto shows there.


A Financial Times video narrated by John Reed has the back story.

A feature story by Patti Waldmeir and Reed about the swelling demand for driving lessons in China — even among those who have no plans to ever own a car — appears in this weekend's Financial Times.

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The only drawback is the voice controls are in Mandarin. Start practicing...

Posted by: Robitj | Dec 30, 2008 9:34:23 AM

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