Archive for October 28th, 2012

Senior leader launches high-end automobile production base – Xinhua


Xinhua
Senior leader launches high-end automobile production base
Xinhua
BEIJING, Oct. 27 (Xinhua) — Senior leader Jia Qinglin has officially launched a high-end production base for Beijing Automotive's Chinese branded automobiles. Jia, a member of the Standing Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central

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Cruise in Car Show at Tupelo Automobile Museum – WTVA

Cruise in Car Show at Tupelo Automobile Museum
WTVA
The Tupelo Automobile Museum's all-GM "Cruise-In" featured vehicles from General Motors for the public to see. Brands under the GM flagship include Buick, Pontiac, Oldsmobile, Chevrolet and Cadillac. Some of the vehicles that were not made by General

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Auto production may end FY13 with 6 per cent growth, says CMIE – Economic Times

Auto production may end FY13 with 6 per cent growth, says CMIE
Economic Times
MUMBAI: Automobile production, which took a hit due to the high borrowing costs and rising fuel prices coupled with weak consumer sentiment in the April-August period, is likely to bounce back in the second half and may end FY13 with about 6 per cent

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Capacity expansion plans drive jobs in the Automobiles sector: Report – Economic Times

Capacity expansion plans drive jobs in the Automobiles sector: Report
Economic Times
While high-volume industries such as IT, ITeS and BFSI remain conservative in their hiring plans, the Automobiles industry recorded a strong hiring momentum during the first half of 2012, despite the global slowdown, according to the TimesJobs.com

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U.S. new-car sales expected to sustain recent momentum – Detroit Free Press

U.S. newcar sales expected to sustain recent momentum
Detroit Free Press
The auto industry will report U.S. sales for October on Thursday — and forecasters are expecting the ongoing recovery will sustain its momentum of recent months. The sales reports, coming immediately after the Detroit Three report third-quarter

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LeMons New England Day One: Accord Leads, Mustang and Saab-Powered … – Car and Driver (blog)


Car and Driver (blog)
LeMons New England Day One: Accord Leads, Mustang and Saab-Powered
Car and Driver (blog)
It was a long Saturday race session at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, with many lead changes, a few car-crippling crashes, and the usual assortment of engine parts on the tarmac. When the checkered flag waved, several familiar teams stood at the top of

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Denver police roll out new lowrider designed by students – Denver Post

Denver police roll out new lowrider designed by students
Denver Post
The Denver Police Department unveiled its new lowrider car Saturday morning. The premiere came two years after the department proposed a contest among all Denver public high schools to see which could create the best lowrider design. In the end, it was

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BMW Recalls Cars that Could Roll Away When Parked – Wall Street Journal (blog)


Wall Street Journal (blog)
BMW Recalls Cars that Could Roll Away When Parked
Wall Street Journal (blog)
BMW AG is recalling certain 7-series cars from the 2005 to 2008 model years because of a potential problem in their electronic transmission control systems that could lead to the cars rolling away after being parked. In a document filed with the
BMW recalls cars over transmission control problemSan Francisco Chronicle
BMW Recalls Some 7-Series CarsTheStreet.com

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Rental cars sport anti-Obama bumper stickers – Buffalo News

Rental cars sport anti-Obama bumper stickers
Buffalo News
The onetime candidate for governor's strident views may not be surprising to Western New Yorkers, but they didn't sit well with two women who flew into Buffalo recently and rented cars at Thrifty Car Rental. They were surprised and angry to find anti

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Double taxation – the road to exorbitant car prices – Malaysia Kini


Malaysia Kini
Double taxation – the road to exorbitant car prices
Malaysia Kini
your say Guna Otak Sikit: International Trade and Industry Minister Mustapa Mohamed is trying to defend the indefensible, or rather to give some pathetic excuse to defend the high prices of cars in Malaysia. Many Malaysians know the high prices is due

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