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Old 5th July 2007, 11:54   #1
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Another one bites the dust. This time its Chrysler thats going to rebrand Chery cars for sale in the US and elsewhere.

Chrysler-Chery alliance to be finalized in Beijing tomorrow - AutoblogGreen

Newsvine - Chrysler Signs China Manufacturing Deal

Signs that China has ARRIVED in the auto scene. Soon you'll have a chinese Viper...perhaps called v1p3r?
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Soon you'll have a chinese Viper...perhaps called v1p3r?
Marketed in China as the Dodge Dragon!
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What about other chinese manufacturers (Geely and Brilliance) who want to get into the US ? Will they find a partner in troubled Ford and GM respectively?
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I really cant justify why it upsets me so much...I suppose it just means that Cherys gotten its act together and is probably turning out mildly decent stuff...
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its old news but from whatever i remember

1. This deal was made before chrysler was sold.

2. The deal was made to sell cherry cars as a downmarket range.

3. The deal was supposed to be reevaluated by the new owners but nothing new has surfaced yet.

cherry had done rounds at various autoshows before it bagged the deal.
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You'd be amazed at what you get these days!
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I really cant justify why it upsets me so much...I suppose it just means that Cherys gotten its act together and is probably turning out mildly decent stuff...
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Chrysler cant figure any other ways of continuing 'profitably' in the business that going down the market with chinese (Mostly VFM) products.
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