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China: study reveals auto dealers leaving networks after 2014 profitability loss


The latest trade group research shows that auto dealerships have no reason to rejoice after 2014 tally, with more and more deserting the sales networks last year on losses. The China Auto Dealers Chamber of Commerce also took the pulse of the auto dealerships in the country, revealing that its least satisfied were the ones working for the Japanese brands Honda ...
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