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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Corporate China in danger of a crash

    Posted Sep 10th 2012, 12:00am by John Gong

    ... state-owned companies controlled by the Anhui provincial government. Both have competing car models and powertrain development programmes. Yet, sales figures for both are embarrassing. They should ... can help massively by relieving the industry's tax burden. If you look at the price of a typical 100,000-yuan car (HK$122,000), at least 40 per cent of the cost goes straight to the tax ...

  2. Collectors take a risk but they can do it in style and have fun

    Posted Dec 21st 2003, 12:00am by Calum Gordon

    ... Calum Gordon Thirty years ago, classic car ownership was regarded as a pursuit for a select group of affluent enthusiasts. Yet more than a decade after the crash of the international classic-car markets, buying one has never been such a popular- or affordable- proposition, thanks largely to a deflated market and a growing network of suppliers and maintenance specialists. ...

  3. Cable car contract under threat

    Posted Jun 15th 2007, 12:00am by Colleen Lee, Dennis Eng

    ... will meet today to discuss the crash. Australia's Skyrail-ITM operates the cable car for the MTR Corp, which owns the HK$1 billion attraction. The nine-month-old cable car remains closed during ... Dennis Eng and Colleen Lee Legislators will demand that the owner of the Ngong Ping 360 cable car terminates its 20-year operating contract with Skyrail-ITM if investigations conclude ...

  4. Deaths 'not linked' to electric car design

    Posted Aug 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... electric car industry. Wu was the lead expert of the panel investigating the May 26 crash in which the e6 electric taxi travelling at 80km/h burst into flames three seconds after the sports car ... Eric Ng eric.mpng@scmp.com The blast and deaths following the collision of a BYD e6 electric car with a Nissan GTR sports car in Shenzhen in late May were not directly linked ...

  5. Apply the brakes, or risk a crash

    Posted Sep 10th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... One car. If it runs at the present speed [for more than a brief period], it will crash and kill. On board this car are [Hong Kong's] 6 million people.' Ten years on, Mr Chen is now ... Let's hope that the proposal will not be mindlessly shouted down by the welfare lobby. We need it- to prevent that Formula One car crash. C.K. Lau is the Post's executive editor, policy ...

  6. 300,000 ride Lantau cable car in 2 months

    Posted Mar 08th 2008, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... healthily.' The attraction was closed for six months after an empty cabin crashed to the ground during brake tests in June. The cable car's owner, the MTR Corporation, sacked its previous ... Martin Wong The Lantau cable car is back in business, with more passengers carried in the first two months of the year following its reopening on New Year's Eve than in the same ...

  7. Cable car operations face long layoff

    Posted Jun 16th 2007, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng The operations of the Ngong Ping 360 cable car will likely remain suspended for at least three months while the government investigates why an empty cabin crashed to the ground on Monday during testing. The probe will be led by Gabor Oplatka, a Swiss expert on cable car systems and founding member of the International Organisation for the Study of the Endurance of Wire ...

  8. Negligence behind cable car accident

    Posted Sep 18th 2007, 12:00am by Anita Lam, Dennis Eng

    ... that has shut the Ngong Ping 360 cable car, so now the question is what the MTR Corporation- which owns the attraction- can do to restore public confidence. In any case, Ngong Ping 360 was not expected to reopen before Christmas, a government source said yesterday. The cable car ride has been closed since a cabin crashed to the ground during testing on June 11 after the attraction had ...

  9. Not all the lessons from 1997 crash learnt in Bangkok

    Posted Jan 20th 2004, 12:00am by David Fullbrook

    ... sandwiches after the crash wiped out his stock values and property ventures. 'I think that this government is keeping in mind the consequences of policies and measures. They know of what ... don't think it's a boom, it's just changing consumer behaviour by getting them to spend more.' Corrupt lending was a big factor in the last crash. A rerun should not occur ...

  10. HK to be new HQ for luxury carmaker Infiniti

    Posted May 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... selected for the headquarters of a car manufacturer. Carmakers usually set up their head offices in their country of origin or near to their biggest markets, but Hong Kong, which sells less than 4,000 new cars a month, was chosen for its proximity to the fast-expanding Asian market and also its high percentage of luxury car sales. 'China is the largest prospect for us, and Hong ...




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