Jenny Chan 陳詠欣
Feb 7, 2018

Mercedes-Benz offends China with Instagram post

The automaker becomes the latest brand to trip into a political controversy, by quoting the Dalai Lama.

Mercedes Benz apologised profusely to Chinese consumers yesterday for a motivational Instagram post quoting exiled Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lamaa political agitator in China's eyes.

In a statement in Chinese on its official Weibo account, the German luxury car brand said it was concerned about a very wrongful message from our company on international social media.

The wrongful quote was one popularly attributed to the Dalai Lama beseeching people to...

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