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nraacct

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Message Posted: Oct 12, 2013 9:34:09 AM

German luxury car maker BMW said it is set to sell another record number of cars in China this year, an upbeat outlook accompanied by a separate announcement that it would recall over 25,000 defective cars in the nation in 2014.

China's consumer quality watchdog said in a statement BMW would recall 25,254 cars in China, the world's biggest automobile market, from Feb 17 next year due to a faulty power brake system that compromises safety.

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52MPG
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2013 1:15:57 AM

How can brakes be made faulty?
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lesndave
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 11:50:42 PM

OhhhhhhhK...?
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drobbbb
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 11:12:11 PM

china has a watchdog!
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jrs4125
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 7:30:54 AM

Alrighty the and doooooooooh.
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amerk73
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Message Posted: Oct 12, 2013 11:01:21 PM

what next
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alterman156
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Message Posted: Oct 12, 2013 10:55:46 PM

I wonder how popular the BMW will be in China.
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schatzila
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Message Posted: Oct 12, 2013 6:58:35 PM

that's a good one.
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schvanda63
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Message Posted: Oct 12, 2013 4:39:10 PM

Somehow the words "China" and "Safety" seem to be an oxymoron.
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bwatchingu
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Message Posted: Oct 12, 2013 4:09:12 PM

Faulty brakes-not good.
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335d1
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Message Posted: Oct 12, 2013 2:19:00 PM

China is where the market is.
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lesabreAZ
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Message Posted: Oct 12, 2013 11:58:12 AM

Ahhhhh sooo, and I'm not speaking Japanese...
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rjojo40
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Message Posted: Oct 12, 2013 11:50:57 AM

All those chinese people driving around town, Real drivers don't have a chance.
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playtimeCLE
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Message Posted: Oct 12, 2013 11:50:50 AM

There is still an enormous group of people in China that use bicycles as their transportation. Any car is an upgrade for them, so auto sales there would be a hugely growing market.
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Message Posted: Oct 12, 2013 11:40:50 AM

China will take a much dimmer view of vehicle recalls than the West.
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Message Posted: Oct 12, 2013 10:31:43 AM

Record number of sales in China??? Really??? A communist country???
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Message Posted: Oct 12, 2013 10:30:17 AM

Uh oh.
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Message Posted: Oct 12, 2013 10:19:09 AM

ok
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Message Posted: Oct 12, 2013 10:09:05 AM

glad to see someone making money off of the american buying public
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Message Posted: Oct 12, 2013 10:08:24 AM

Too bad.
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madison8359
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Message Posted: Oct 12, 2013 10:05:35 AM

I hope this is just a Chinese anomaly.
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Message Posted: Oct 12, 2013 10:02:19 AM

a look into the future ?
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EnviroChemist
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Message Posted: Oct 12, 2013 9:58:35 AM

The BMW would still have base brakes just not power assisted brakes, fix the issue and move on.
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Message Posted: Oct 12, 2013 9:56:52 AM

Got go where the money is
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