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Five Chinese automakers to attend '08 Detroit International Auto Show


Shanghai. December 18 (; Five Chinese automaker will show up at the 2008 Detroit International Auto Show in January next year, Shenzhen Special Zone Daily reported today.

Chery Auto, Changfeng Motor Group, BYD Auto, Geely Auto and Zhongxing Auto will be show up at the auto show.

This will be the first for BYD Auto and Zhongxing Auto to attend Detroit Auto Show. Chery, Changfeng and Geely have attended previous auto shows over last three years.

Changfeng will bring four models to the auto show, including its newly launched MPV vehicle Qilin. BYD will bring its trademark iron battery hybrid vehicle to the show.

"Detroit may doubt it, but we're determined to sell Zhongxing cars in U.S. market in 2008," Bill Pollack, Zhongxing Auto's chief representative in North America is quoted as saying.