Designated Drivers: How China Plans to Dominate the Global Auto Industry

Designated Drivers: How China Plans to Dominate the Global Auto Industry

by G. E. Anderson

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ISBN-13: 9781118328880
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 04/02/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 304
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

G.E. Anderson is a specialist in finance and Chinese political economy who has been either living in or frequently traveling to China for nearly two decades. He recently completed a PhD in political science at UCLA, where his research focused on industrialplanning, business-government relations, and corporate governance. Anderson has worked as a teacher, commercial lending analyst, and CFO of a nonprofit organization. Prior to attending UCLA, he was finance director for Charles Schwab's Tokyo-based joint venture. Anderson also holds a BS in Finance from Louisiana Tech, an MBA from Golden Gate University, and an MA in Asia-Pacific studies from the University of San Francisco. He is a contributing writer for Forbes and a political risk and strategy consultant at his firm, Pacific Rim Advisors and blogs at ChinaBizGov. Visit his website at

Table of Contents

Map of Chinese Provinces and Cities Mentioned in the Book xi

List of Terms and Acronyms xiii

Foreword xix

Preface xxv

Acknowledgments xxix

Chapter One Building National Champions 1

Chapter Two The System 25

Chapter Three The Policy 51

Chapter Four The Joint Ventures 103

Chapter Five The Independents 137

Chapter Six The Mergers 187

Chapter Seven The Neighbors 219

Chapter Eight In Conclusion 243

Appendix A List of Passenger Vehicle Assembly Joint Ventures 267

Appendix B Additional Data 271

Selected Bibliography 275

About the Author 287

Index 289

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