Fiat apologizes to China

July 1st, 2008 - 8:05 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi  

Fiat, car manufacturer apologizes to the Chinese government over a commercial starring Richard Gere.

The commercial shows Gere driving from Hollywood to Tibet. Gere is known to be a supporter of Tibetan independence.

“Fiat has recently been advised that certain advertising could disturb the sensibility of the people within China,” a spokesperson for Ford said. “Fiat Group extends its apologies to the Government of the People’s Republic of China and to the Chinese people.”

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