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Bold China sales talk may come part true

Former Beijing Automotive CEO Dazong Wang's pronouncement in 2011 that China sales could hit 40 million by 2020 is not even close to coming to fruition. But he might have been right about one thing.

A look back at 65 years of top stories

See what Automotive News staff has chosen as the top news story each year since 1953, from a fire destroying GM's suburban Detroit Hydra-matic plant 64 years ago to 2017's embrace of vehicle electrification by the industry.


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