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When you talk with people and politics, entertainment. cars come up, do you ever tell them about chinese cars?

what do they say?
Do they laugh or automatically think negatively about them right after you mention the 2 words together 'Chinese" and "cars"

I've noticed that on the net and in the real world majority right away think negatively and laugh after im midway in my sentence cause they heard

chinese and car together and cant imagine/nor do they want to imagine it

do you guys argue?
or let it go?

another thing i noticed is after most of those people see a few pics, like the banner above of the chery and junjie, they go "hey they look pretty good" and then get a little more interested.

So please share these forums with your friends etc...

Chinese Auto Industry will change the world, these forums are just letting them know ahead of time that they will change the world!
 

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The truth is that the average person is quite simple minded, and cannot imagine anything further than what is in front of them.

In the 60's, Americans would laugh if you mentioned Japanese cars. So who cares what they say now? The truth is that most people do not understand history and thus have a very difficult time imagining the future.

Anybody that has understood the development and industrialization of nations would not laugh at the ambitions of developing countries.

When people mention Indian cars, I find nothing funny about that. Looking at the circumstances, India might be undeveloped today, but it has the resources and drive to become an industrial power, and most likely an automotive power in the future. So there is no need for arrogance and false pretentions.
 

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Nicely put Edge. When I mention Chinese cars to my friend (who is also car ethusiast but mainly into GM vehicles) he sums up all current and future Chinese cars as being crap simply because they are Chinese. Its very narrow minded to automatically dismiss something that you know next to nothing about.
 

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they all think im an idiot, and it would never happen so i thats why i go on this forum and argue instead.
 

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edge said:
The truth is that the average person is quite simple minded, and cannot imagine anything further than what is in front of them.

In the 60's, Americans would laugh if you mentioned Japanese cars. So who cares what they say now? The truth is that most people do not understand history and thus have a very difficult time imagining the future.

Anybody that has understood the development and industrialization of nations would not laugh at the ambitions of developing countries.

When people mention Indian cars, I find nothing funny about that. Looking at the circumstances, India might be undeveloped today, but it has the resources and drive to become an industrial power, and most likely an automotive power in the future. So there is no need for arrogance and false pretentions.

nicely put edge,

i agree,,

chinese cars will prevail, not overnight though...ppl get confused they think china has much population and cheap labour and is very big etc. and also mix that in with globilization and automatically think china can produce cars in 2 years..and if not they are a failure,

the auto industry is still a tough and giant one...and u have to give these companies 5-10years
 

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The opinions on dutch car forums are 95% negative. But not only towards Chinese cars, also to Hyundai and Kia for example (but to a lesser extent). I you mention you want to buy a new Kia or Hyundai, they'll suggest you buy a 2nd hand VW or Opel :eek:.

Chinese cars are usually laughed at. The media play a big role in keeping the image of low quality and unsafe cars alive. Newspapers are eager to report on QQs and Landwinds failing NCAP tests, Chery's copied designs, and local dealers who want to import "€5000 family cars" (outdated geely models for example). The newer Chery and Zhonghua designs are never shown.
 

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The opinions on dutch car forums are 95% negative. But not only towards Chinese cars, also to Hyundai and Kia for example (but to a lesser extent). I you mention you want to buy a new Kia or Hyundai, they'll suggest you buy a 2nd hand VW or Opel :eek:.

Chinese cars are usually laughed at. The media play a big role in keeping the image of low quality and unsafe cars alive. Newspapers are eager to report on QQs and Landwinds failing NCAP tests, Chery's copied designs, and local dealers who want to import "€5000 family cars" (outdated geely models for example). The newer Chery and Zhonghua designs are never shown.

thats why we gotta show them this site, and show the GOOD PROGRESS of CHINESE CARS
 

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Yes, the first reaction from peeps is that the Chinese cars must suck. You get this laugh and then a stupid comment like if it's gonna break down driving out of the dealer lot.

That's why I favor Chery's approach. Right off the bat bring high quality, well engineered, well built cars with a great warranty. There is no quick way to change people's perceptions, but this is the fastest way.
 

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Yes, the first reaction from peeps is that the Chinese cars must suck. You get this laugh and then a stupid comment like if it's gonna break down driving out of the dealer lot.

That's why I favor Chery's approach. Right off the bat bring high quality, well engineered, well built cars with a great warranty. There is no quick way to change people's perceptions, but this is the fastest way.
with chery's approach and zhonghuas design :rolleyes:
 
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