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Chinese Sell More Cars Than US Automakers

In January, for the first time ever, more vehicles were sold in China than the US

(Newser) - China’s domestic auto industry managed to sell more cars last month than US automakers for the first time ever, reports the Wall Street Journal. GM said 790,000 vehicles were sold there in January, eclipsing the 657,000 sold in the US. But, experts say, the economic slump may... More »

Chrysler Looks to Team With Nissan on Midsized Cars

US automaker plans to expand outsourcing deals as it searches for profitable course

(Newser) - Chrysler is in talks to team up with Nissan to produce midsized cars, the Wall Street Journal reports, following an earlier deal to jointly produce pickup trucks and subcompact cars. The move could represent what the Journal calls a "radical new business model," in which Chrysler becomes a... More »

Chrysler Plunges Into China Trade

US auto giant plans to use tiny imports to battle Japanese manufacturers

(Newser) - In a cost-cutting move, Chrysler will introduce cars produced by China's biggest automaker to the US market by late 2009. Chrysler and Chery staged a signing ceremony today in Beijing to allay fears about the American auto giant's new ownership not backing the deal, MarketWatch reports. The first vehicles will... More »

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