Hyundai trying to kill the QQ.
The Chery QQ, stereotypically the Chinese girls car, more often driven by Chinese men seems to be in for a bit of competition from an unknown Hyundai car, the Hyundai plan to sell for in between $4500 and $5300. Were guessing that this unknown car will be Hyundai Amica size. The article below does say the car will be an entirely new car..
HYUNDAI Motor Cos second plant in China will begin production of low-end compact sedans in 2010, Xinhua news agency reported today.
The plant, expected to be put into use by the end of next year, is part of Hyundais plan to double its annual output to 600,000 vehicles in China by then, said a senior official with the Seoul-based company today.
The selling price of the low-end compact car is between 4.5 million to 5 million Korean Won (US$4,800 to US$5,300), Xinhua quoted a Hyundai official as saying.
It is still under research and development and this model will not hit the domestic market until 2010, the official said.
Source: Shanghai Daily