Signs That Chinese Automakers Are Getting Closer to the U.S. Market

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I like Chinese cars.

Not because I believe they are especially well designed or engineered to exceptional tolerances, but because I think it’s fun to browse through images and see how often they blatantly rip-off international car designs.

There’s a Lifan that looks like a Lexus, a Hawtai that looks like a Hyundai, a Shenboa that looks like a Saab and so many more. Everything from the design of the F-150 to the MINI Cooper has been shamelessly copied by a Chinese automaker for sale in its home market.

Now there are signs that China is getting ready to export West.

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