Archive for September 21st, 2012

A lost love affair with automobiles – Globe and Mail


Globe and Mail
A lost love affair with automobiles
Globe and Mail
Back in the day, the primary goal of most kids in high school – especially the boys – was to own a car. When I was young, admitting that you drive your mom's car was said with an embarrassed duck of the head. Kids today don't love and appreciate cars

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JMI luncheon topic is managing through crisis – Tallahassee.com

JMI luncheon topic is managing through crisis
Tallahassee.com
Colin Brown, CEO and president of JM Family Enterprises Inc., recounted the decline of the automobile industry in 2008 and how JM weathered it in the years that followed. His luncheon talk was the latest in FSU's Advice Straight Up speaker series that

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Europe close: Basic resources and automobiles led losses – ShareCast

Europe close: Basic resources and automobiles led losses
ShareCast
after Liberty Global made a $2.5bn offer to buy the shares of the company which it does not already own. From a sector stand-point the worst performers on the DJ Stoxx 600 are now: Basic resources (-1.68%), Automobiles (-1.44%) and Banks (-0.50%).

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Automotive Grade Linux Workgroup Brings Open Source To Automobiles – Muktware


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Automotive Grade Linux Workgroup Brings Open Source To Automobiles
Muktware
You can easily notice that many in-car infotainment systems are custom-built by their manufacturers, and locked down completely. The Linux Foundation is trying to change this concept and wants our cars to take up the open source route that we would
Linux Foundation forms Automotive Grade Workgroup, aims to open-source your Engadget

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Fiat to complete separation from Tata Motors in sales operations by March 2013 – Economic Times


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Fiat to complete separation from Tata Motors in sales operations by March 2013
Economic Times
The company's wholly-owned Indian arm Fiat India Automobiles Ltd (FIAL) is also in the process of hiring about 100 people for customer facing roles. "We have a revival plan for Fiat in India. For that it is important for us to complete the timely
Sales JV: Fiat's long and painful breakup with Tata MotorsFirstpost
Fiat India confirms total dissociation with Tata Motors from sales operations CarTrade.com
INDIA: Fiat restructures as sales falljust-auto.com (subscription)

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Gigaba promises to use leverage at State firms to bolster auto sector … – Creamer Media’s Engineering News

Gigaba promises to use leverage at State firms to bolster auto sector
Creamer Media’s Engineering News
Gigaba made the pledge following a meeting in Johannesburg with representatives of the National Automobile Association of South Africa (Naamsa), whose members include seven multinationals that produce vehicles in South Africa, including BMW, Ford,

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Tutong teachers join Badminton friendly with premier automobile – The Borneo Post

Tutong teachers join Badminton friendly with premier automobile
The Borneo Post
TUTONG: Premier Automobiles held badminton friendly with teachers from the Pengiran Kesuma Negara Primary School in Tutong yesterday where the team from Premier Automobiles comprised of staffs and customers of Ford in Brunei, Borneo Bulletin

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Classic Cars Sparkle at Ironstone Concours – Pine Tree


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Classic Cars Sparkle at Ironstone Concours
Pine Tree
The Concours attracts only the best and most beautiful vintage automobiles from Northern and Central California. Most are driven to and from the show… β€œIt's one of Northern California's best-kept secrets,” say those who attend the Concours regularly.

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European Auto Show at Vin Devers Sept. 23 – Toledo Free Press

European Auto Show at Vin Devers Sept. 23
Toledo Free Press
If you'd like to enjoy a leisurely Sunday observing some of the world's finest and most pristine automobiles, head to the Third Annual European Auto Show at Vin Devers Autohaus of Sylvania on Sept. 23. Ferraris? Check. Bentleys? Check. Porsches? Check.

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After bad JD Power rating, General Motors to train new buyers on complex touch … – New York Daily News


New York Daily News
After bad JD Power rating, General Motors to train new buyers on complex touch
New York Daily News
New car smell? Check. Shiny paint job? Check. Complex touch screens and audio systems you can't figure out how to use? Check. These systems are often the biggest source of frustration for new car buyers. So General Motors Co. says it's trying hard to
GM offering customers more help with touch screensSeattle Post Intelligencer
GM aims for top spot in auto industry customer loyaltyChicago Tribune
GM VP Alicia Boler-Davis Promises Upgrades in Quality and CommunicationAutomobile Magazine

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