Shanghai is gearing up for the Expo 2010, which is supposed to drive millions of visitors to the sprawling Chinese metropolis from May through October. The whole city is being refurbished. Shanghai’s Hongqiao airport received a spanking new terminal. Shanghai’s Finest don’t want to be left behind.
The Shanghai traffic police received 20 brand new BMW 530’s, made by Brilliance in – doh! – Beijing, reports TheTycho. As if Shanghai doesn’t have enough cars to offer to replace the usual standard issue Santana: Shanghai is home to SAIC, which has joint ventures with GM and VW. It also has many other car manufacturers.
And Shanghai’s Police are riding around in Bimmers from BJ (as Beijing is affectionally abbreviated in China)? Come on SH, you can do better. And with just one month to go, you bet they will.