American Wheels Chinese Roads
IN THIS SUMMARY
Michael Dunne is an American businessman with over 20 years of experience working in China in the automotive industry, initially as an industry consultant and more recently as an investment advisor. In American Wheels, Chinese Roads, he puts his experience to work, telling the story of General Motors’ early years in China. He explains the rules of the road for doing business in China, providing colorful examples and anecdotes from Chrysler Jeep as well as GM. Dunne describes the importance of luck and licenses, the central role of joint ventures, and the enormous power of China’s city governments, which function almost like sovereign countries.