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CCTV exposes cheating, fraud by companies

( Updated: 2015-03-18 07:44

2. Auto dealers overcharge for repairs

CCTV exposes cheating, fraud by companies

An auto repair dealership in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, Jun 14, 2010. [Photo/IC]

A number of auto dealerships in China overcharge and make profits by exaggerating the problems when vehicles come in for repair, claimed the show.

It alleged that car dealerships, operating under Dongfeng Nissan Passenger Vehicle Co, Shanghai Volkswagen and Mercedes-Benz in Beijing, Tianjin, Shanghai and Hangzhou, had been reportedly charging consumers thousands of yuan for a simple problem that could be solved by simply plugging in the induction coil inside the ignition system.

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