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  1. Shanghai Volkswagen chief dies in crash

    Posted Jul 20th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter The general manager of Shanghai Volkswagen Automotive was killed in a traffic accident along with three other high-ranking managers on Saturday during a business trip in Dunhuang, Gansu province, Xinhua reports. The Tiguan sport-utility veh ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Footdown

    Posted Dec 06th 2008, 12:00am by William Wadsworth

    ... in a near-fatal crash while filming, defies his more fortunate Sagittarian sign. Which reminds us, have you had your car fung shui-ed or blessed? Tell us on cars@scmp.com ... Edited by William Wadsworth Classic investments Motor traders are notoriously optimistic in recession. So we are not surprised to hear British classic car experts say the value ...

  4. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Self-driving vehicles a step closer, say carmakers

    Posted Aug 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... have a car that will never crash, why don't we let it drive?" said Nady Boules, GM's director of autonomous technology development. However, Boules and executives like him ... a carto driveitself It's been more than half a century since some of the first concept cars boasting self-driving features were presented to the world and they're still not on the road. ...

  5. What comes around

    Posted Jul 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... an intense affair for this writer, who has had the privilege of driving both this new car and the original to which it pays homage. In May, on the shores of Lake Como, Aston Martin and design and engineering company Zagato unveiled a stunning new concept that won the design award at the Villa D'Este Concorso D'Eleganza car competition. Just a month later, that same car was being ...

  6. Wacky racers

    Posted Mar 17th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... FSI turbo engine. Weighing 700kg, the X-Bow hits 100km/h in 3.9 seconds. You'll need a good visor on your crash helmet because this car hasn't a roof, doors or even a windscreen. ... preconceptions about cars. From Russia comes luxury. The flowing lines and even the name of the debutante Russo-Baltique Impression mark a shift in gear for Russia's motor industry. So does ...

  7. Chongqing Changan seeks 4b yuan from share sale

    Posted Feb 12th 2010, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... car production. The company will issue not more than a fifth of its existing share capital, it said in a statement to the Shenzhen stock exchange. The share price will be determined ... towards additional production lines for economy cars, 2.14 billion yuan for expansion of economy car engines output and 590 million yuan for its research and development facilities. ...

  8. Footdown

    Posted Aug 22nd 2009, 12:00am by William Wadsworth

    ... with Euro NCAP's four-star or five-star rating for crash protection, the institute says. But a great car is no substitute for good driving, and British drivers under 25 are involved in almost ... the dealer says. The muscular four-door car revives the name of the Le Mans track straight after 17 years and has yet to be priced for Hong Kong. The marque offers few technical details, ...

  9. Specialists look into car's future

    Posted Nov 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... John Cremer The design of a new car entails numerous specialists who must consider everything from performance and brand image to technology and sales targets. Those aspects and how ... vice-president of exterior design for Renault in France. 'Good car design must stand the test of time, so the starting point for us is to achieve good proportions. Then the general theme, whether ...

  10. Footdown

    Posted Jul 14th 2007, 12:00am by William Wadsworth

    ... has been awarded five stars in EuroNCAP crash test, thanks to the four-airbag system and reinforced body,' says the dealer's spokesman, Calvin Lam. The selling price should be about ... Hoon has tweaked a Volvo C30 to give it 50 more horsepower. 'The car becomes 268ps now, and more exciting is the fact that the tuned version makes a lot of people change their feeling ...




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