Beijing Auto Show opens to the media



(23 Apr 2010)
STORYLINE
The Beijing auto show which has become a focal point for a scramble by automakers for a piece of China”s fast-growing market, opened on Friday to the media.
The show, in a country with almost no private cars 15 years ago, has risen to the top ranks of global auto industry events as China”s explosive sales growth drove this market past the United States in 2009 to become the world”s biggest.
The show opens to the general public on Tuesday.
Ford Motor Company was among many at the show and chose the Beijing Auto Show for the global debut of their new “Start” concept car.
They hope the idea catches on in this most important of markets.
Ford”s Vice President of Design and Chief Creative Officer J Mays introduced the new concept car and said he hoped that the idea of small spare outline and three … Read More