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Andrew B.
01-21-2012, 11:56 PM
It won't be sold in the U.S. It's the GM Sunshine:

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=123823287

http://autos.maxabout.com/cars/gm-wuling/sunshine/sunshine

Interesting thing. Its three cylinder engine has more hp than my 1960 VW van had.

Mithrandir
06-20-2012, 10:53 PM
In Shanghai, a little van is a lot safer than fighting traffic on a bicycle. But the Sunshine would never pass a U.S. government safety inspection. Once you've gone down that road, the cost starts to skyrocket.

I think this paragraph explains why we do not have more inexpensive vehicles in the US.