Archive for October 20th, 2012

Rane Engine Valve posts net loss – New York Daily News

Rane Engine Valve posts net loss
New York Daily News
Chennai, Oct 19 — Hit by a weak market for automobiles and the sharp shift towards diesel-powered cars, auto component maker Rane Engine Valve Ltd closed the first half of the current fiscal with lower turnover and a net loss, the company said Friday.

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Sushila Automobiles unveils Alto 800, expects good response – Daily Pioneer

Sushila Automobiles unveils Alto 800, expects good response
Daily Pioneer
The city-based auto showroom, Sushila Automobiles unveiled the latest launch by Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 on Thursday. The ceremonial unveiling of the car was done by Durgesh Sahu, Director of Sushila Automobiles. He also handed over the keys to the first

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New car sales in Buffalo Niagara cooled off in September. – Buffalo News

New car sales in Buffalo Niagara cooled off in September.
Buffalo News
Customers look at cars at a Toyota Motor Corp. dealership in Richmond, Calif. Buffalo Niagara Toyota dealers saw September sales increase 34 percent over 2011 numbers, which were below normal due to supply disruptions caused by the Japan

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Volvo Cars gets new CEO in Hakan Samuelsson – Boston.com


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Volvo Cars gets new CEO in Hakan Samuelsson
Boston.com
STOCKHOLM (AP) — The board of Volvo Cars has appointed the former head of German truckmaker MAN SE, Hakan Samuelsson as its new president and CEO. In Friday's statement, the company said Samuelsson, who has spent the last two years on
Volvo Car Group Names Hakan Samuelsson New CEO To Replace Stephan Auto World News
Volvo Appoints New CEOMotor Authority
Hkan Samuelsson is the new CEO for Volvo car groupMoneycontrol.com
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BMW to invest $395 million in new Brazil car plant: sources – Chicago Tribune


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BMW to invest $395 million in new Brazil car plant: sources
Chicago Tribune
The company decided to go ahead with the project after initially threatening to pull the plug on the entire endeavor following a tax hike on imported cars as well as uncertainty over new rules requiring carmakers use more local content. With the fresh
BMW to build new car plant in BrazilBusiness Recorder (blog)

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2013 Volvo S60: A feat of style and safety – Chicago Tribune

2013 Volvo S60: A feat of style and safety
Chicago Tribune
With Volvo's sterling reputation for safety innovation, it's no surprise that its latest car, the 2013 S60, is just one of two that passed a stringent new crash test that replicates a head-on collision with a stationary object. While other luxury

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Volvo Cars Replaces CEO, With Eye on China – Wall Street Journal


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Volvo Cars Replaces CEO, With Eye on China
Wall Street Journal
Mr. Jacoby also had been working to secure additional financing to fund its growth and restructuring plans. Volvo has said it aims to sell 800,000 cars globally by 2020, and 200,000 cars in China by 2015. Last year, it sold 436,000 cars around the
Volvo Cars gets new CEO in Hakan SamuelssonBoston.com
Volvo Replaces Stefan Jacoby, Chief Executive, With Former Chief of MAN New York Times (blog)
For Volvo's New CEO, It's All About ChinaForbes
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Small GM cars pile on color for SEMA Show – Detroit Free Press


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Small GM cars pile on color for SEMA Show
Detroit Free Press
General Motors revealed concepts that will highlight stylized twists and performance-boosting technology on Chevrolet's existing small-car lineup at an annual aftermarket show this month in Las Vegas. The cars will be shown in public for the first time
AUTOS: Chevy Has 39 Cars For SEMASPEEDtv.com
Chevy unveils its 2012 SEMA class of souped-up small carsMLive.com
Small SEMA Show Specials: Custom Chevy Spark, Sonic, Cruze Concepts MotorTrend Magazine

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Faster but Not So Furious, M Cars Slide Into Maturity – New York Times


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Faster but Not So Furious, M Cars Slide Into Maturity
New York Times
BAVARIA'S BMW was not the first automaker to stuff a pyrotechnic engine into an otherwise mainstream car just to revel in the fireworks. For that spectacle we mainly thank Detroit, where a swinging-'60s John DeLorean helped kick off the muscle-car
BMW Adds Limited-Run Individual X6 Performance Edition and 6-Series Frozen Car and Driver (blog)
BMW Launches Individual X6 Performance Edition, 6 Series Coupe Frozen Automobile Magazine

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Beirut car bomb kills 8, wounds dozens – Danbury News Times


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Beirut car bomb kills 8, wounds dozens
Danbury News Times
Lebanese firefighters extinguish burning cars at the scene of an explosion in the mostly Christian neighborhood of Achrafiyeh in Beirut, Lebanon, Friday Oct. 19, 2012. Lebanon's state-run news agency says a massive blast in east Beirut was caused by a
Lebanese Security Official May Have Been Target Of Deadly BombingNPR (blog)
Beirut bomb kills eight including security chiefIrish Times
Official, 7 others killed in Beirut blastNinemsn
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