Lentuo International Inc. is an automobile retailer. The Company operates 11 franchise dealerships, 10 automobile showrooms, one automobile repair shop and one car leasing company. 8 of its 11 dealerships are located in the Beijing metropolitan area. The Company offers a range of automobile products and services in each of its franchise dealerships, or 4S dealerships (sales, spare parts, services and survey). It offers new passenger vehicles, auto parts and accessories for sale, as well as automobile repair and maintenance services, and provides a channel for vehicle manufacturers to gather customer feedback. The Company also offers its customers assistance with procuring automobile insurance and financing and other automobile-related services. During the year ended December 31, 2012, the Company also began the construction of two additional dealerships in Beijing.