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Post# 977454   1/8/2018 at 11:13 (284 days old) by Rolls_rapide (Scotland, UK)        

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I was browsing around online 'Which?', and came across this statement, dated 10th Dec 2017 (last paragraph in the article):

"Just in time for Christmas, or if you’re already planning your shopping list for the January sales, we’ve also just reviewed more new models from Hoover, Beko and Miele, as well as a mid-priced machine from Chinese brand Haier, the Haier HW80-B1636. As a name you may or may not recognise, Haier is actually responsible for all the washing machines you see branded Fisher & Paykel and Hotpoint, too."

Does Haier make Hotpoint machines, or has Which? goofed?


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Post# 977455 , Reply# 1   1/8/2018 at 11:31 (284 days old) by henene4 (Germany)        
Which goofed

They state Mieles quick wash capacity at 3.5kg, but don't mention its 5kg/1h capability as quick wash.

And Hotpoint not to long ago was aquird by Whirlpool AFAIK.


Post# 977458 , Reply# 2   1/8/2018 at 12:03 (284 days old) by Lorainfurniture (Cleveland )        
Ge/hot point

The entire GE appliance division Was purchased by haier (pronounced higher) last year or so.

Post# 977460 , Reply# 3   1/8/2018 at 12:06 (284 days old) by foraloysius (Leeuwarden, the Netherlands)        

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Yes, but that is Hotpoint-USA, this is Hotpoint-UK.

Post# 977474 , Reply# 4   1/8/2018 at 14:25 (284 days old) by washerguy02 (Manchester )        

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that means hotpoint usa are basically haier rebadged which means imo that hotpoint washers in usa should be avoided / are crap as haier are shitty crap made in china

Post# 977477 , Reply# 5   1/8/2018 at 14:37 (284 days old) by mrb627 (Buford, GA)        
Nope.

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GE/Hotpoint machines are still built in Kentucky as always.
Haier is simply the parent company.

Malcolm


Post# 977615 , Reply# 6   1/9/2018 at 10:24 (283 days old) by Rolls_rapide (Scotland, UK)        

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Thanks all.

Which? clearly need to sharpen up their act, giving folk duff information.





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