A Mercedes-Benz S600 offers faint reminder of a once high-profile Chinese smartphone brand

//A Mercedes-Benz S600 offers faint reminder of a once high-profile Chinese smartphone brand

A Mercedes-Benz S600 offers faint reminder of a once high-profile Chinese smartphone brand

A Mercedes-Benz S600 was auctioned on Alibaba’s Taobao marketplace as part of bankruptcy proceedings earlier this month, offering the faintest of reminders of a once-high profile Chinese smartphone brand, which collapsed abruptly under the weight of unpaid debts brought on in part by its founder’s gambling habit.The luxury car was one of 18 cars owned by Gionee, the Shenzhen-based smartphone manufacturer founded by Liu Lirong that filed to be wound up in December. Fourteen of the fleet were…

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