Would you please show me the difference in meaning between these?

  1. They have introduced so many cars that…

  2. They have introduced such many cars that…

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    A look at a dictionary would show you that "such+many" does not occur. oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com/definition/english/such?q=such – rogermue Jul 10 '15 at 6:08
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    @rogermue: Not sure I'd generally consider that the most reliable way to determine this: expecting all possible usage patterns to be in a dictionary is the error meatie falls into. Usually, they will be included, but proving a negative like this is a rather tougher thing than simply going and finding the correct meaning. – Nathan Tuggy Jul 29 '15 at 22:00

To put it simply, one is wrong and one is right. You'll never see "such many." "So many" is the correct usage.

You could use "such" if you were expressing the degree of an adjective. For example:

They release such beautiful cars nowadays.

or in the singular:

They unveieled such a beautiful car today.

In all of these cases, the noun has to follow the adjective. You can't have "The car they unveiled is such beautiful" - that is incorrect.

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