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  1. Business - Companies - VEHICLES

    Belated car recall first big crisis for GM's new chief

    Posted Mar 15th 2014, 01:54am by AFP

    ... But it was only last month that any concrete action was taken. At first, GM announced a recall involving 780,000 cars in the US, Canada and Mexico. GM said it knew of 22 crashes involving frontal impact ... injuries was high regardless of airbag deployment". Just 12 days later the company expanded the recall to 1.6 million cars, saying it had recorded 31 crashes in which the defect might have ...

  2. Business - Companies - GREEN CARS

    Audi charging into China's green car market

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 01:23am by Kwong Man-ki

    ... the luxury brand of German carmaker Volkswagen, plans to enter the mainland's green car market with its plug-in hybrid despite hurdles that include lack of infrastructure and technological ... car was the best choice. The Chinese government has pledged to encourage the adoption of new-energy cars as part of its efforts to battle pollution. Subsidies for the purchase of pure ...

  3. Business - China Business

    China's Lentuo in talks to buy car dealers

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 01:10am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Beijing China's Lentuo in talks to buy car dealers Lentuo International, a Beijing-based retailer of Volkswagen and Toyota cars, said it is in talks to buy dealers to expand its used-car business as mainland consumers replace cars more frequently. The company, which has a venture with Osaka-based Itochu, is "making good progress" ...

  4. Business - China Business - CARS

    With Europe in its sights, Chinese carmaker Qoros creates buzz in Geneva

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 02:29pm by AP

    ... this year is quality," said Valenti. "We are deliberately going slowly." The high rating Qoros' vehicle received in the crash test by the German car club Adac gives ... Associated Press in Geneva Qoros creates buzz at Geneva car show Chinese carmaker Qoros Automotive brought its campaign to gain global credibility to the Geneva International Motor Show ...

  5. Business - Companies

    Jury awards US$3 million to victims of crash in which Toyota Camry accelerated suddenly

    Posted Oct 25th 2013, 03:47pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Oklahoma City Toyota Motor is liable for a 2007 crash that left one woman dead and another seriously injured after a Camry suddenly accelerated, a jury in Oklahoma decided on Thursday. The jury awarded US$1.5 million in monetary damages to Jean Bookout, the driver of the car who was injured in the crash, and US$1.5 million to the family of Barbara Schwarz, ...

  6. Business - China Business - CARS

    Beijing mulls tax waiver and more subsidies for green car users

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 05:16am by Kwong Man-ki

    ... for users The central government is mulling further incentives to boost the usage of new energy cars by waiving the purchase tax and extending a subsidy programme, Vice-Premier Ma Kai said in remarks made recently in Shenzhen that were posted yesterday. "The development of new energy cars is an important issue for the country's energy safety, air pollution control and the car ...

  7. Business - China Business - CARS

    New energy vehicles draw interest at auto show

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 01:23am by Kwong Man-ki

    ... Kwong Man-ki in Beijing phoenix.kwong@scmp.com Electric car makers look to Beijing to drive market Global carmakers have pinned their hopes on China's electric car market which has the potential to become the largest in the world as government incentives help drive up demand. China could become the largest electric car market within five years if the central government continued ...

  8. Business - Companies

    Volvo expects China to become its largest market in 2014

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 01:23am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Beijing China to replace US as Volvo's top market Volvo Car, the Swedish luxury carmaker owned by Zhejiang Geely, said it expects China to surpass the United States as its largest market this year. Volvo would probably outpace the estimated 20 per cent growth in China's luxury-car sales this year and deliver at least 80,000 vehicles in the country, ...

  9. Business - Companies

    Japanese cars losing reliability edge in consumers' bible's recommendations

    Posted Oct 29th 2013, 01:38pm by AP

    ... RAV4, won’t be recommended, because they flunked a frontal crash test from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. That’s a blow that could impact sales. Consumer Reports ’ recommendations are frequently cited among the top reasons North Americans buy particular cars and trucks. The magazine predicts the reliability of 2014 model year cars and trucks based on a survey of subscribers who ...

  10. Business - China Business - CARS

    Mainland Chinese car brands worry over competition

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 04:45am by Kwong Man-ki

    ... Mainland brands worry over competition Mainland car brands are coming under increasing pressure as they lose their price advantage amid intensified competition from the joint ventures of foreign ... Chuanfu predicted a 96 per cent year-on-year fall in first-quarter earnings this year, with the firm, known for its electric cars, seeing a sluggish outlook for low-end cars and a shrinking market ...




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