J.D. Power: 'Chinese Carmakers Are Catching Up with International Brands In Quality, Very Fast&#
The quality gap between Chinese brands and international brands in China continues to narrow, with Chinese brands doing slightly better than their global rivals in three of eight quality categories surveyed, according to consulting firm J.D. Power. J.D. Power said its Initial Quality Survey this year showed the gap between Chinese and global brands on average fell to 13 problems per 100 vehicles among surveyed customers, down from 14 last year. The number of complaints in t
Chinese Automotive Industry's Big Picture!
Germans automakers - Audi, BMW, Mercedes - Porsche - continue to dominate China's 1.8 million million per annum luxury market. They take just under 80% of all premium sales. But Cadillac and Lincoln are gaining traction as fresh alternatives to the ubiquitous German marques. GM produces Cadillac XT5s, ATSs and other sedans at a new billion-dollar plant in Shanghai with its Chinese partner the Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation. Lincoln imports its full set of offerings