In China, hybrids can’t seem to sell without a lustrous nameplate.
By Mark Andrews
Nikkei Asian Review. 19/12/2013
SHANGHAI — Hybrid cars haven’t been a big hit in China.
Shanghai rolled out 350 Buick La-Crosse Hybrids for use as taxis for the green-themed World Expo in 2010, but the cars disappeared soon after the exhibition ended.
Toyota infamously sold only one of its world-leading Prius models in China during the same year.
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