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  1. Bolt out of the blue

    Posted Nov 06th 2010, 12:00am by Mark Andrews

    ... against electric shock. No official crash tests have been done but the car has passed mainland electric vehicle safety standards. How thirsty is it? Electricity consumption is 16kWh per 100km. How ... Mark Andrews BYD looked set to become one of the leading forces in the mainland motoring industry earlier this year. The company only started manufacturing cars in 2005, but in the first ...

  2. MTR refuses to run trailer for film with train crash

    Posted Nov 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan The MTR Corp's refusal to run a trailer for a film starring Denzel Washington and Chris Pine that includes scenes of a train crash has angered the distributor, which said the move was 'unfair to creativity'. Twentieth Century Fox Film's Unstoppable, which opens next week, portrays how a rail company stops a train carrying dangerous goods from causing ...

  3. Pilot error may have caused Yichun crash

    Posted Sep 05th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Pilot error may have caused the fatal crash in Yichun city, Heilongjiang province on August 24, according to a top aviation official. Li Jiaxiang, chief of the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC), told aviation officials at an internal meeting on August 26 that the crash location suggested the 40-year-old pilot had made a 'low-level ...

  4. Dozens feared dead as jet crashes

    Posted Aug 25th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporters Dozens of people are feared dead after an airliner with 96 people on board crash-landed in the northeast last night. The plane came down short of the runway amid thick fog ... border in Heilongjiang province. Early today Xinhua said rescuers were still searching for more survivors after the fire was put out at around midnight- more than two hours after the crash ...

  5. Electric-car dreams short-circuited by hype

    Posted Jan 10th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by demonstrating the world's first mass-produced plug-in hybrid car- years ahead of more established rivals such as Toyota, Nissan, General Motors- and unveiling China's first all-electric passenger car. Warren Buffett- who had recently bought a 10 per cent stake in BYD- appeared grinning on an April 2009 cover of Fortune magazine behind the wheel of a BYD E6 electric car ...

  6. Little impact expected from CIT crash

    Posted Nov 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih The bankruptcy of CIT Group, a leading United States financier of small and medium-sized enterprises, will not immediately have a severe impact on trade with China, including Hong Kong, because its operating units will continue to provide fun ...

  7. Huge mainland car sales open up prospects for servicing and repair

    Posted Dec 20th 2010, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam Since China overtook the United States as the world's largest car market earlier this year, investors have been competing for a slice of the lucrative after-sales and car servicing and repair market on the mainland. Do Hong Kong workshops stand a chance of benefiting from the booming market? The after-sales market- including car repairs, insurance and accessorising- ...

  8. Smartphone car service starts up

    Posted Dec 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and manage their cars. SK Telecom's mainland subsidiary, Shenzhen E-eye High Tech Co, expects to have about 10,000 users during the first year of E-MIV operations in the world's largest car market. The E-MIV telematics service is an option that a car buyer can choose when they purchase vehicles from Shenzhen E-eye's selected partner car dealers. The service targets buyers ...

  9. Banco Bilbao plans car-financing tie-up

    Posted Oct 18th 2010, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA), Spain's second-biggest bank, has revived a plan- first announced to the Shanghai stock exchange in April- to offer car financing ... planned to start offering car financing next year, although the proposal needs mainland regulatory approval. BBVA exercised an option in December last year to raise its stake in China Citic Bank ...

  10. More car parts workers walk off the job

    Posted Jun 24th 2010, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... A fresh strike has broken out at a Japanese-owned car parts factory in Guangzhou, stopping car production at two Honda factories, while an earlier dispute has halted production at a Toyota factory. Hundreds of workers at a Huangpu district factory that supplies suspension parts to several car makers, including Honda and Toyota, walked off the job on Tuesday, demanding a pay rise ...




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