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Three-quarters of Chinese car owners plan to switch brands, says BCG report

BEIJING – Three-quarters of Chinese car owners – representing an installed base of some 90 million vehicles – plan to switch brands when they purchase their next automobile, according to a new report by Boston Consulting Group (BCG). The report, titled “The Battle for Automotive Brand Loyalty in China,” was

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China auto brands doomed if foreign ownership relaxed: CAAM

CHINESE brands will be “killed in the cradle” if the government allows foreign automakers to become more independent from their domestic partners in the world’s biggest car market, the country’s main auto group said. The China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM) voiced its warning as it reported that Chinese brands in January

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Domestic brands achieve historic high score on APEAL, says J. D. Power report

SHANGHAI – Chinese domestic brands have substantially narrowed the gap with international brands in overall vehicle appeal, according to the J.D. Power Asia Pacific 2012 China Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) StudySM released on November 30. Domestic brands achieved an average APEAL score of 781 points (on a 1,000-point

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Domestic brands narrow initial quality gap with foreign brands, says J.D. Power report

SHANGHAI – Automakers in China achieved significant improvements in initial quality this year, narrowing the gap between domestic and international brands and driving the overall industry average problem rate in that market to a record low, according to the J.D. Power Asia Pacific 2012 China Initial Quality StudySM (IQS) released

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Initial quality gap between domestic and foreign brands continues to narrow, says J.D. Power

SHANGHAI - The new-vehicle initial quality gap between Chinese domestic brands and international brands in China has reached the narrowest margin yet, according to the J.D. Power Asia Pacific 2010 China Initial Quality StudySM (IQS) released on October 29.The gap in initial quality between Chinese domestic and international brands has

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