RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Byron Viteri (59 years old) has just bought his second Chinese car. The main reason he chose a car of this type was the price: "You save 30% of the value compared to other cars with the same characteristics." He says that three years ago he bought a Chinese sedan that was very good and cost US$14,900, while a similar car of another brand would have cost US$18,000.
Now he bought an SUV with his severance pay because he wanted a "smaller" car so he could travel. So he bought a Chinese . . .