One of the most well-known Chinese clones, the Chery QQ3, has been often been the target of retirement rumors. However, just like practically everywhere else, the Chinese auto market is getting help from the government, help that might help the QQ3 survive. One of the measures the Chinese government is applying is a tax reduction on certain vehicle niches, including vehicles mated to sequential gearboxes. Well, for the Chinese New Year, Chery is launching a new QQ3 model that, hey, uses a sequen
Ok, there has been some confusion over the Chery/DaimlerChrysler small car alliance recently (see?). Automotive News follows up on all that with a story over the weekend that reinforces the previously-suggested information that U.S. dealers will one day get a Chery-assembled Dodge Hornet (soon? We don't know). Different sources told Alysha Webb that the Hornet project is "fixed, but no final contract has been signed." Which brand will this Chery-made car carry? We don't know that either.