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DISCOVER WHICH VEHICLES ARE FUELING CHINA'S SPECIALTY-EQUIPMENT MARKET

As car clubs flourish and knowledge of tuning culture and specialty products increase, the VW Bora and Golf have emerged as the two most often customized vehicles in China.

In China, the popularity of the Bora can be compared to that of the Honda Civic in the late ’80s and early ’90s in the United States. Both imported and locally made aftermarket parts are widely available for the Bora.

The Bora is sold as the Jetta 4 in the United States, and the Golf is known as the Golf 4 in North America.

MEXICO LIMITS USED-CAR IMPORTS FROM THE UNITED STATES

About 13% of cars on Mexican roads are used cars imported from the United States. New-car manufacturers and distributors have protested the more than 3 million cars entering Mexico over the past two and a half years, leading Mexico's government to curtail the number of imported cars brought into that market.

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