Archive for April 23rd, 2012

Year in Review: Maturing, multifaceted – China Daily


China Daily
Year in Review: Maturing, multifaceted
China Daily
By Han Tianyang (China Daily) After blistering growth in 2009 and 2010 that was mainly driven by government incentives on small cars, growth in China's auto market last year slowed to 2.5 percent as sales totaled 18.5 million units.

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2012 Chevrolet Volt Review – Auto123

2012 Chevrolet Volt Review
Auto123
In fifty years from now, the onset of the 21st Century will be considered a pivotal point in automotive history where the internal-combustion engine's supremacy was challenged for the first time in nearly 100 years. If hybrids are old news these days,

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Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group Provides Preliminary Guidance On Expected … – MarketWatch (press release)

Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group Provides Preliminary Guidance On Expected
MarketWatch (press release)
TULSA, Okla., April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc. (NYSE:DTG) today provided preliminary guidance on expected results for the first quarter of 2012. Additionally, the Company provided an update on earnings per

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Honda Exhibits World Premiere of Two Honda Brand Concept Models at 2012 … – MarketWatch (press release)

Honda Exhibits World Premiere of Two Honda Brand Concept Models at 2012
MarketWatch (press release)
Honda is planning to introduce a mass-production model based on this Concept C next year through Guangqi Honda Automobile Co., Ltd. Concept S is a global concept model of a new-value passenger mover that was developed primarily for the Chinese market

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Virginia B. Ball Center seminars to study science apps, animal abuse – Muncie Star Press

Virginia B. Ball Center seminars to study science apps, animal abuse
Muncie Star Press
During the fall 2012 semester, Kellogg and his students will look at "Innovative Engineering, Rolling Sculpture: Auburn, Cord and Duesenberg Automobiles." The seminar will investigate how the people and machines of Auburn, Ind., helped redefine the

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Classic cars come to town for annual auto event – Worthington Daily Globe

Classic cars come to town for annual auto event
Worthington Daily Globe
WORTHINGTON — The Minnesota Region of the Antique Automobile Club of America descended on Worthington Friday and Saturday for its annual “Spring Fling.” WORTHINGTON — The Minnesota Region of the Antique Automobile Club of America descended on

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With Warmer Weather Comes More Bicyclists on the Roadways – InjuryBoard.com

With Warmer Weather Comes More Bicyclists on the Roadways
InjuryBoard.com
As the weather gets warmer outside, more bicyclists will be sharing the roadways with automobiles. It's extra important for motorists and cyclists to be aware of one another to practice basic safety rules to make sure that everyone can travel on bike
Bicycle injuries: Is the right-of-way fight getting ugly?CNN

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Electric Vehicle Market in China 2012 – Connectus.net (press release)

Electric Vehicle Market in China 2012
Connectus.net (press release)
The Electric Vehicle Market in China is part of Netscribes' Automobile Industry Series reports. Led by supportive government policies the electric vehicle market in China is expected to witness robust growth. The report begins with an overview of the

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Honda to spend $560 mln on new car, engine plants in China – Reuters


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Honda to spend $560 mln on new car, engine plants in China
Reuters
TOKYO, April 23 (Reuters) – Honda Motor Co said on Monday it will spend 46 billion yen ($560 million) to build a new car and a new engine plant in China, boosting its annual production by 25 percent. Guangqi Honda Automobile Co, a Chinese joint venture
Honda to spend $560 mn on new car, engine plants in ChinaEconomic Times
Honda to invest $560m to expand its operations in ChinaBBC News
Honda Breaks Ranks to Secure China's Huge Potential Ecocar Market–Will Forbes

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New Car Buying Likely to Slow in Q2 – PR Web (press release)

New Car Buying Likely to Slow in Q2
PR Web (press release)
They take money directly out of people's pockets and have a negative effect on all of their discretionary spending as well as their new car purchase intent. A New Jersey based market research firm, TechnoMetrica, has been interviewing US consumers

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