Skip to comments.Chinese gearing up for SUVs
Posted on 06/14/2004 2:44:07 AM PDT by kattracksEdited on 07/12/2004 4:16:20 PM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]
When Chairman Mao Tse-tung, author of the little "Red Book" of goofy socialist platitudes, was running Communist China, he could look out contentedly on tens of millions of his countrymen clad in identical gray suits, pedaling silently and docilely to work on identical black bicycles.
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Chinese human rights violations pale next to this!
Can the Democrat Party and their vast armies of indignant SUV fighters be far from an invasion?
Ha! City streets in China are not made for SUV's. No room to zoom!
I was in Beijing recently and saw lots of Cherokees and other SUVs.
Beginning of the fall?
Chinese competition is why OUR gas prices are rising.
Good God ! I can see $100 a barrel....
I was just there this past March and will be moving there in August as well.
I didn't say they didn't have them, I just said their streets are not made for them. YOu may have noticed that there are no parking lots, on-street parking, parking garages..etc. Most of the autos in China are compact cars, not huge SUV's. (btw, SUV's just started appearing in China within the last couple of years. When I was there in 2001, there were hardly any American vehicles.
The Chinese like their SUVs. Next they might like some roads.
Turn your back on a Chinaman for 15 minutes and he starts a business. This is one of the strengths of the culture. I'll bet a lot of these SUVs and vans are destined to be jitneys.
Then I guess there is nothing to the rumor that each Chinaman that buys an SUV gets ten slaves to make the roads to wherever that Chinaman wants to go? ;)
And here I thought that SUV's could go off roading.
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