Bureaucrats overestimated how many bikes they need for bike sharing or companies making those bikes simply bribed 'em to spend more tax money on those bikes. >>1318175>What was the party connection?
Party is connected almost all major businesses in China. If not on central government level, it happens on local government level or maybe through army. Chinese army is literally the mandatory partner with many international companies. While Volkwagen might trigger some on this board, their Chinese business partner is literally the PLA.