Edition:
United States
Pictures | Thu Nov 22, 2012 | 4:56am EST

In China, car buyers' savvy may be Japanese brands' salvation

A worker cleans next to a Toyota NS4 plug-in hybrid concept car during the media preview of the 10th China International Automobile Exhibition in Guangzhou November 22, 2012. The auto show opens to the public from November 22 to December 2. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A worker cleans next to a Toyota NS4 plug-in hybrid concept car during the media preview of the 10th China International Automobile Exhibition in Guangzhou November 22, 2012. The auto show opens to the public from November 22 to December 2....more

A worker cleans next to a Toyota NS4 plug-in hybrid concept car during the media preview of the 10th China International Automobile Exhibition in Guangzhou November 22, 2012. The auto show opens to the public from November 22 to December 2. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
Close
1 / 5
A woman walks past a Honda Fit Hybrid car during the media preview of the 10th China International Automobile Exhibition in Guangzhou November 22, 2012. The auto show opens to the public from November 22 to December 2. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A woman walks past a Honda Fit Hybrid car during the media preview of the 10th China International Automobile Exhibition in Guangzhou November 22, 2012. The auto show opens to the public from November 22 to December 2. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A woman walks past a Honda Fit Hybrid car during the media preview of the 10th China International Automobile Exhibition in Guangzhou November 22, 2012. The auto show opens to the public from November 22 to December 2. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
Close
2 / 5
Honda's Concept C car is displayed at the media preview of the 10th China International Automobile Exhibition in Guangzhou November 22, 2012. The auto show opens to the public from November 22 to December 2. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Honda's Concept C car is displayed at the media preview of the 10th China International Automobile Exhibition in Guangzhou November 22, 2012. The auto show opens to the public from November 22 to December 2. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Honda's Concept C car is displayed at the media preview of the 10th China International Automobile Exhibition in Guangzhou November 22, 2012. The auto show opens to the public from November 22 to December 2. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
Close
3 / 5
A worker cleans a Geely EC7-RV during the media preview of the 10th China International Automobile Exhibition in Guangzhou November 22, 2012. The auto show opens to the public from November 22 to December 2. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A worker cleans a Geely EC7-RV during the media preview of the 10th China International Automobile Exhibition in Guangzhou November 22, 2012. The auto show opens to the public from November 22 to December 2. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A worker cleans a Geely EC7-RV during the media preview of the 10th China International Automobile Exhibition in Guangzhou November 22, 2012. The auto show opens to the public from November 22 to December 2. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
Close
4 / 5
Toyota Prius Plug-in hybrid concept car is displayed during the media preview of the 10th China International Automobile Exhibition in Guangzhou November 22, 2012. The auto show opens to the public from November 22 to December 2. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Toyota Prius Plug-in hybrid concept car is displayed during the media preview of the 10th China International Automobile Exhibition in Guangzhou November 22, 2012. The auto show opens to the public from November 22 to December 2. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Toyota Prius Plug-in hybrid concept car is displayed during the media preview of the 10th China International Automobile Exhibition in Guangzhou November 22, 2012. The auto show opens to the public from November 22 to December 2. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
Close
5 / 5

Next Slideshows

GM rolls out China-developed electric car in world's top auto market

GUANGZHOU (Reuters) - General Motors Co rolled out its first China-developed electric car at the Guangzhou autoshow on Thursday as it ramps up its green car...

Nov 22 2012

EU leaders to discuss Greece on summit margins: German official

BERLIN (Reuters) - European Union leaders are likely to discuss Greece's debt crisis on the sidelines of a summit on the 27-member bloc's budget in Brussels...

Nov 22 2012

China must speed up financial reform to sustain GDP growth: Moody's

BEIJING (Reuters) - China must accelerate the pace of financial reform in coming months to sustain economic growth, ratings agency Moody's Investor Services...

Nov 22 2012

Australian tax crackdown to target Google, other multinationals

CANBERRA (Reuters) - Australia released draft revisions to tax laws on Thursday, which it said were designed to stop big firms, including the local arm of...

Nov 22 2012

MORE IN PICTURES

Athletes protest racial injustice

Athletes protest racial injustice

Athletes stage on-field protests against police brutality and racial injustice, as President Donald Trump urges fans to consider an NFL boycott.

Merkel wins German election

Merkel wins German election

Chancellor Angela Merkel won a fourth term in office but her conservatives haemorrhaged support in the face of a surge by the far-right.

Prince Harry opens Invictus Games

Prince Harry opens Invictus Games

Prince Harry, Melania Trump and Justin Trudeau help kick off the Invictus Games in Toronto, where more than 550 injured and wounded servicemen and women from 17 allied nations take part in 12 adaptive sports.

Alabama Senate race heats up

Alabama Senate race heats up

Political big guns show up to support rival candidates ahead of Alabama's Senate special election.

Hurricane Maria slams Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria slams Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria dumped heavy rain on the U.S. territory after destroying buildings and knocking out power to the entire island.

Inside the U.N. General Assembly

Inside the U.N. General Assembly

World leaders from 193 member states gather for the global body's annual meeting.

Cleaning up in the Florida Keys

Cleaning up in the Florida Keys

Residents survey the damage after Hurricane Irma blasts the Florida Keys.

Melania in the garden

Melania in the garden

First lady Melania Trump tends to the White House garden with children from a local Boys and Girls Club.

Jewish New Year

Jewish New Year

Jewish faithful around the world celebrate Rosh Hashanah.

Trending Collections

Pictures

Podcast