"The biggest problem Chinese autodealers are now facing lies in their out-dated operations and monotone market-ing methods." Surveys show that 60%of auto dealers are on the verge of losingmoney, the professor notes. Since the be-ginning of this year, a dealer with multi-branded products has been plaguedwith increasing pressure. Due to hugefinancial stress, he can hardly afford theadvanced payment to manufacturers.However, he is not alone. Most of thedealers in different brands from regionsacross the country are in the same sitaa-tion.