GM China Could Export Chinese-Built Cars to US

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General Motors China could export some of its Chinese-built vehicle to the United States in the near future, company president Bob Socia unveiled at the 2013 Shanghai Motor Show.
"It could very well happen. It could very well happen. You know, I'm not sharing any plans with you, but we try to keep open as to what makes sense. And Tim [Lee – GM's president of international operations] is the right guy to talk about your manufacturing footprint,” said Socia while speaking to Autoblog.

“If it make sense to tool up a vehicle in one location as opposed to two, from an economic perspective, Tim will say that's what we should be doing. We're open to be doing that. There's no reason why we can't be exporting to the States, and obviously the States are exporting here,” he added.

At a press conference of Saturday, General Motors also announced plans to expand its presence in the Chinese market by building four new plants, 400 dealerships by 2015. Also, the company is looking to increase exports of Chinese-built vehicles beyond the 100,000 to 130,000 units estimated for 2013.

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