Defective products cannot be swept under the rug
-- People's Daily on the VW Sagitar recall2014-12-14
By Lin Lin As China's auto market matures and grows, standards and government oversight on product quality will need to meet the burgeoning demands of consumers. When the market falls short, the government needs to step in and pick up the slack.
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SHANGHAI – Mirko Bordiga has become president of Maserati China, succeeding Christian Gobber, effective January 1, 2015, according to a report on auto.
BEIJING – Tom Zhu will assume China operation leadership of Tesla Motors Inc., the U.S-based producer of electric cars, according to a report on Chinadaily.
SHANGHAI – Qoros announced that Chen Anning will take on the position of chairman and interim CEO of Qoros Automotive Co., Ltd (Qoros), succeeding Guo Qian while Sun Xiaodong will succeed Stefano Villanti as head of sales and marketing, according to a report on auto.
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BEIJING – Automakers in China made 159 recalls in 2014, taking back a total of 4.12 million vehicles, accounting for 22 percent of recalled vehicles over the past 10 years, according to recent industry data.
BEIJING – Didi Dache, the leading mobile-based transportation service provider in China, has received an investment worth more than $700 million, Beijing Xiaoju Tech Co., Ltd.