Chinese carmakers raise the bar for design and technology.

By Mark Andrews

South China Morning Post. 28/08/2015

Article about how Chinese manufacturers are upping their game with a new more for less strategy and a test drive of the Geely GC9

Chinese producers are rapidly changing to a “more-for-less” strategy, similar to that used to great effect by Korean manufacturers. Much of this comes from onboard car technology, which means manufacturers offer features formerly limited to premium marques.

This is all for a price where the top-spec trim is around the base-model cost for an equivalent-sized joint venture (JV) produced car. This is in stark contrast to the days when low prices were usually coupled with lower safety, poor build quality, second-hand platforms and ancient engines.

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Mark Andrews has written about everything from Japanese houses to heli hikes on New Zealand glaciers, test drives of Chinese cars to bar and restaurant reviews. He currently specialises in travel articles and reviews of Chinese cars plus articles about the Chinese auto industry.

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