China Faw Group Corporation

Chinese luxury brand Red Flag shows its latest limousine, an update of one used for official events by the late Chairman Mao Zedong. Photo: EPA

Car firm flies Red Flag against Audi and BMW

Chairman Mao Zedong's Red Flag cars go on sale to the public today after a US$300 million overhaul, pitting the symbol of Communist privilege against Audi and BMW for the mainland's elite.