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  1. Business - Companies - CARS

    VW outsells GM to be top carmaker in China

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 12:52am by BLOOM

    ... race with Toyota Motor for the global sales crown. To win more sales from the projected 1 billion drivers within a decade, VW chief executive Martin Winterkorn this month announced the company ... to be top carmaker in China Volkswagen outsold General Motors in China in the first half of the year, keeping it on track to extend its reign as the best-selling foreign car company ...

  2. Business - Companies - CARS

    GM's top brass spared as carmaker sacks 15 after report on safety scandal

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 11:50am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Warren, Michigan Ignition switch fault that led to at least 13 deaths ignored for 11 years until recall in February Top GM executives spared in safety probe General Motors issued a report on Thursday detailing how for 11 years it turned a blind eye to an ignition-switch problem linked to at least 13 deaths. The carmaker largely pinned the blame on what the report ...

  3. Business - Companies - CARS

    Zhejiang University team scoops 10,600 yuan for hacking into Tesla Model S

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 04:05pm by James Griffiths

    ... prize for Tesla 'attack' Computer hackers at a conference in Beijing have been successful in breaking into the software used in electric cars made by US firm Tesla Motors. A team from ... yet". Last year, a team of researchers from the US Department of Defence's Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency remotely hacked into Toyota Motor and Ford Motor electric cars ...

  4. Business - Companies - CARS

    Toyota to launch hydrogen fuel-cell car in Japan

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 01:07am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Tokyo Green car to go on sale next year as Toyota eyes market for affordable zero-emissions transport Toyota to launch hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle in Japan Toyota Motor ... emissions, choosing fuel cells over the plug-in electric technologies embraced by the likes of Tesla Motors. It will join Hyundai Motor in facing the challenge of making such vehicles affordable ...

  5. Business - China Business - CARS

    VW and partner FAW to invest €2 b in Chinese plants

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 01:54am by AFP

    ... of this year, including sales by its two joint ventures, FAW Volkswagen and Shanghai-Volkswagen, up 17.7 per cent year on year. The new plants fit into VW's plans to overtake Toyota Motor Corp ...

  6. Business - Companies - CARS

    Volvo maps out export plans for China

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 01:19am by Reuters

    ... of Volvo from Ford Motor four years ago surprised many in the car industry, who doubted that a relative newcomer could turn around the loss-making, 87-year-old Swedish business while protecting its ... market share for years after its 2005 purchase of IBM's personal computer business, though the company has been faring better recently. Another cautionary tale is SAIC Motor, which bought ...

  7. Business - Companies - CARS

    China Yintai pins hopes on green and glamorous tie-up with Tesla

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 01:44am by LANGI CHIANG; KWONG MAN-KI

    ... Langi Chiang and Kwong Man-ki in Beijing Property firm's alliance with electric car maker Tesla could help boost its own branding Yintai pins hopes on glamour tie-up Mainland property conglomerate China Yintai Holdings is hoping its alliance with Tesla Motors will lend its brand a touch of glamour and associate it with innovation and eco-friendliness. Yintai became ...

  8. Business - Companies - CARS

    GM targets 10pc growth in China sales for 2014

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 01:15am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Shanghai Carmaker aims to focus on the country's increasing appetite for SUVs and luxury vehicles GM targets 10pc growth in mainland sales for 2014 General Motors plans ... aggressively in the mid-1990s when it formed a manufacturing and sales joint venture with state-owned SAIC Motor in Shanghai. After almost two decades, its annual sales in China account for roughly ...

  9. Business - Companies - CARS

    Toyota retains crown for global sales

    Posted Jan 24th 2014, 02:19am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Tokyo Toyota retains crown for global sales Toyota Motor outsold General Motors and Volkswagen to lead the global vehicle industry for the second straight year and forecast 3.4 per cent growth for this year on rising demand in the US and China. Worldwide vehicle sales at Toyota, including deliveries from subsidiaries Hino Motors and Daihatsu Motor, rose 2.4 per ...

  10. Business - China Business - CARS

    Wanxiang's Lu Guanqiu on a mission to sell electric cars in US

    Posted May 20th 2014, 12:56am by BLOOM

    ... billionaire who bought Fisker Automotive Holdings at a bankruptcy auction is planning to build electric cars in the US, challenging Tesla Motors on its home turf. Lu Guanqiu, the chairman and founder ... an abandoned General Motors plant in Delaware, providing Wanxiang an entry point for selling cars in the US- a goal that's eluded Chinese carmakers such as BYD and Great Wall Motor. Geely ...




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