Tue, April 28, 2009

2009 Shanghai Auto Show

From China, the world's new car capital

Half a world away from Detroit, where the Big Three are fighting for survival, car lovers are running their hands over the shiny sheet metal on display at the Shanghai auto show this week. Full story

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About Auto Shanghai

Auto Shanghai is an international automobile show that alternates each year with the Beijing Auto Show and dates to its inception in 1985.

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