China will get Dodge vehicles this year

The rumors, innuendo and leaks surrounding the sale of Chrysler and its brands haven't stopped DCX's plans to move into emerging markets around the globe. During the second half of 2007, Dodge will enter the Chinese marketplace, although it hasn't been made clear what models will be offered.
According to Automotive News, suppliers haven't been asked to quote prices for components, so it's expected that the first batch of vehicles made available to the masses in China will be imported, a standard practice by automakers who want to test the waters before an all out assault on the marketplace.

When local production does begin, a joint venture involving Beijing Benz-DaimlerChrysler will start, with the Mercedes C-class and Chrysler Sebring being the first vehicles built abroad.

[Source: Automotive News – Sub. Req.]

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