What we’ve been reading recently:
Michael Pettis – This is getting tiresome, so please let’s declare the crisis over – Michael Pettis sees the rebound as more of a slowdown in the rate of contraction than a real rebound
NYTimes.com – China Brushes Out Distinctive Hues of Names – For Ma Cheng and millions of others, Chinese parents’ desire to give their children a spark of individuality is colliding head-on with the Chinese bureaucracy’s desire for order.
Telegraph.co.uk – Electric cars labelled ‘overhype’ at Shanghai Auto Show – The technology that will power a new generation of electric cars has been overhyped, leading industry sources said
Jalopnik – The Ten Worst Chinese Car Names – The Shanghai Auto Show brings with it all sorts of new oddly-named vehicles to match often equally odd looks.