Trade war or no trade war, China's automakers and suppliers appear determined to establish a niche in the U.S. At the "China Genius Series" session of the Automotive News World Congress this month, Chinese executives said cutting-edge technology will help them compete in the U.S. and China. Low prices? Not so much. Here are highlights of their presentations. PHOTOS: JOE WILSSENS
Scott Bang (pictured above), director of engineering, Byton: On Chinese consumers' appetite for electric vehicles and connected cars: "With the creation of the middle class, consumers with buying power are increasing rapidly. They are very young and very hip and ready to accept innovations."