Auto Shows

What Happens When Shanghai Bans Female Models?

Automakers hustle to find new temptations.

A few months back, we brought you some interesting news regarding the 2015 Shanghai Auto Show which is taking place at the moment. The stirring scoop had nothing to do with a new car that was going to be unveiled, but rather with a somewhat bizarre decision announced by the show's organizers: at this year's show, no female models would be allowed on the floor, and automakers would be forced to showcase their products and technology – not bikinis and tight dresses – in order to draw attention to their cars.

But taking the wording of this decree literally, some car manufacturers at this year's show have simply replaced 'models' with other eye candy, such as these 'dancers':

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