Archive for April 6th, 2012

Ford Plans to Boost Production in China – Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal
Ford Plans to Boost Production in China
Wall Street Journal
Dave Schoch, head of Ford China, joined officials from Chinese partner Chongqing Changan Automobile Co. in Chongqing on Thursday to unveil the strategy. The expansion has already received government approval, a spokesman said. Coupled with an existing

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Hinduja private bank to boost commods finance team – Reuters

Hinduja private bank to boost commods finance team
Reuters
The Indian family-owned conglomerate invests in sectors including energy and automobiles and employs more than 50000 people. "We are benefiting from the shake-up," the bank's chief executive Charles de Boissezon told Reuters by telephone.

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Chinese automobile manufacturers begin to show signs of recovery in March – Gasgoo automotive news

Chinese automobile manufacturers begin to show signs of recovery in March
Gasgoo automotive news
The fact that automobile manufacturers managed to top that number indicates that the industry is beginning to show signs of recovery. "The increase in PMI indeed reflects that the Chinese automobile market is finally making a change for the better,"

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Toyota hopes new Avalon will boost slow sales – Boston.com


USA TODAY
Toyota hopes new Avalon will boost slow sales
Boston.com
The new Avalon was introduced Thursday at the New York International Auto Show. UNDER THE HOOD: Toyota wouldn't say much about the engine other than it's a V-6. The company will release more details later this spring. Toyota says it improved the car's
Toyota unveils mystery sedan and it's … a new AvalonUSA TODAY
Sports Digest | Toyota introduces new Kentucky-built AvalonLouisville Courier-Journal
Toyota reinvents itself with the new AvalonDigitaltrends.com

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New York Auto Show: Flying car and more make their debut – Washington Post


Toronto Star
New York Auto Show: Flying car and more make their debut
Washington Post
Auto fans will be able see to sleek and fast cars such as the Mercedes SL, which runs on a 621-horsepower engine. Here's a look at the other cars in the show, which will be open to the public April 6 to April 15. The Mazda Takeri prototype vehicle is
New York Auto Show Makes History with 2013 Lincoln MKZ & Flying CarFox News
Sedans boast flair and fuel economyThe Detroit News
Happy days at the New York Auto ShowMother Nature Network (blog)
CNET –Automotive Discovery
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Envision a flying car — now envision it on autopilot – msnbc.com


msnbc.com
Envision a flying car — now envision it on autopilot
msnbc.com
NEW YORK — Aviation company Terrafugia's first step toward creating a flying car does not allow drivers to hover over downtown traffic gridlock and land on city roads or highways. But the company's vision for making flying safer and more accessible
Q&A With Dr. Michio Kaku: Where Are Our Flying Cars?PC Magazine
Watch the First Real Flying Car Unfold Its Wings [VIDEO]Mashable
American flying car soars in test flightCBS News
Christian Science Monitor –Jalopnik
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Ferdinand A. Porsche, Designer of 911, Leaves a Legacy Beyond Sports Cars – New York Times (blog)


New York Times (blog)
Ferdinand A. Porsche, Designer of 911, Leaves a Legacy Beyond Sports Cars
New York Times (blog)
By PHIL PATTON Ferdinand Alexander Porsche, who conceived one of the world's most recognizable sports cars, died Thursday in Salzburg, Austria, at age 76. The cause of death was not disclosed by Porsche, which issued a statement on Thursday,
Porsche 911 Named 2012 World Performance CarSacramento Bee
Ferdinand Porsche (1935-2012)Sports Car Digest
Ferdinand Alexander Porsche diesSports Car Illustrated
Zigwheels.com –Motor Authority –RT
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Football stadium plan bets many fans would leave cars at home – Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles Times
Football stadium plan bets many fans would leave cars at home
Los Angeles Times
The push to limit the number of cars arriving at the proposed $1-billion stadium is tied to legislation passed last year to speed the project's environmental review process. That law requires that AEG operate a stadium with fewer car trips than any
NFL stadium would bring lots of fans, traffic jamsWhittier Daily News
How AEG Plans to Avoid Carmegeddon at Its Proposed Downtown StadiumLAist

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Nissan Leaf Drivers Avoid Pushing Limits of Car’s Range – New York Times (blog)


New York Times (blog)
Nissan Leaf Drivers Avoid Pushing Limits of Car's Range
New York Times (blog)
By VINDU GOEL Nissan Leaf owners don't seem to be driving their cars to the range limit. Do owners of Nissan's electric car, the Leaf, suffer from range anxiety — the fear that their cars will run out of juice, leaving them stranded by the side of the
Electric-Drive Vehicle Demand Recharged by Gas PricesBusinessWeek (blog)
Nissan's Ghosn says electric vehicles will be 10% of new cars sold in 2020Torque News
Nissan exec: Electric cars will succeed in U.S.MarketWatch
Wall Street Journal (blog) –PluginCars.com
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Hot cars: Thieves ship luxury vehicles – USA TODAY


The Associated Press
Hot cars: Thieves ship luxury vehicles
USA TODAY
A Ferrari dealer used a GPS installed in the car to track it to an area near the port, then tipped off Customs agents. Customs officer Paulo Zanetti uses a fiber optic camera to inspect the interior of a 2010 Ferrari 458 Italia.
Stolen high-end cars recovered at Port of LALos Angeles Times
Customs intercepts 16 hot cars including Ferraris, Audis about to be sent from Washington Post
Feds in Los Angeles seize 16 luxury cars bound for AsiaSan Jose Mercury News

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