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GreyGhost2k2 May 18, 3:27am - #179846 

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interesting reading...

Hope this is not a repost...but I came across this article from the Houston Chronicle...kinda had me wondering WTF...altough it was interesting...
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GreyGhost2k2 May 18, 3:31am - #179847 

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last half of article...
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GreyGhost2k2 May 18, 3:35am - #179848 

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if you open the attachment in a seperate windo the text is more legible...it still boggles me on the market disaster that could come from this on either side...

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VSGTS14 May 18, 3:40am - #179849 

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so they are bringing chinese cars to america?

who cares, they won't be anything for what people want...they are just another kia and hyundai

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GreyGhost2k2 May 18, 4:03am - #179850 

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i agree especially with 3 cylinder engines...YIKES but the introduction of cheap alternative delt the US automotive makers a big blow over the years and with companies like kia and now these chinese cars could equally do the same to the japanese market should they orgainze in the manner that the japnaese did

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GreyGhost2k2 May 18, 4:10am - #179851 

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on the other side if the cars dont do well it could hurt the local economies where the new dealerships are located...then theres the issue of the Chinese, US, and Tawainese problem, etc., etc...i am skeptical of the business venture but at the same time intriugued...imagine if you bought honda or toyota stock in the 70's...

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v3n0m May 18, 6:50am - #179852 

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i would never buy a car made in China thumbsdown
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BReakinDrifTs May 18, 6:54am - #179853 
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We don't need those pieces..

How about...

GT-R's and S15 Silvia's rolleyes
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Erick May 18, 7:11am - #179854 

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i think i've bought some toy cars from china.. but a real car?? tongue

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Originally Posted by BReakinDrifTs
We don't need those pieces..

How about...

GT-R's and S15 Silvia's rolleyes
ya really...those are ugly ohboy
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DiabloGTS May 18, 12:40pm - #179856 

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needs to be $700.

The Chinese have 1 billion people. That means, in a factory, the workers are paid nothing. Either you work for $.01 a year, or we'll find someone who will.

who needs a machine factory when you could have 1,000,000 people working for $.01 a year assembling cars

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gtstrdstyle May 18, 1:17pm - #179857 

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just means more cars for people to rice out and annoy us celi owners thumbsup

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GreyGhost2k2 May 19, 3:11am - #179858 

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Originally Posted by DiabloGTS

needs to be $700.

The Chinese have 1 billion people. That means, in a factory, the workers are paid nothing. Either you work for $.01 a year, or we'll find someone who will.

who needs a machine factory when you could have 1,000,000 people working for $.01 a year assembling cars


exactly the type of economic impact that is threatening the US and the global market. china deals ultra cheap crap sold everywhere, and the mid-east has our nuts with oil i again reiterate WTF

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GreyGhost2k2 May 19, 3:14am - #179859 

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Originally Posted by gtstrdstyle
just means more cars for people to rice out and annoy us celi owners thumbsup


rofl

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CelicaRacer05 May 19, 3:57am - #179860 

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i wouldnt mind taking a new v6 truck for 8000. comapared to a used peice for 1000 that has no warenty... but you cant beat american muscle trucks... i cant wait till these hit the mainland... i wonder if they will come in picachue yellow and zelda green... lol, just remembering super smash!
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SquadOne May 19, 4:31am - #179861 
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Originally Posted by VSGTS14
so they are bringing chinese cars to america?

who cares, they won't be anything for what people want...they are just another kia and hyundai
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theretiredpimp May 19, 4:38am - #179862 

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Interesting. But I won't be buying no Chinese cars.

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