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  1. Official cars drive through all attempts to curtail their use

    Posted Nov 08th 2010, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... used for convenience and comfort but also as signs of power. Once an official is promoted, his first act is most likely to switch to a better and more expensive car. To the mainland's hapless drivers plying the increasingly gridlocked roads in major cities, there is nothing that annoys them more than the sight of omnipresent black Audi sedans blaring horns to force others ...

  2. Footdown

    Posted May 31st 2008, 12:00am by William Wadsworth

    ... the way, says Mad Dog ride organiser, Andy Bachtiar, a club prospect. 'Thanks to the exposure by Footdown, the riders were greeted with occasional supporting horns from passing cars in support ... but our group kept going,' he says. Two dazzling displays There are two car shows this weekend. Crown Motors will present the new Alphard 350 and Camry 240 in the main concourse of Ocean ...

  3. Plenty of oompah

    Posted Mar 27th 2004, 12:00am by William Wadsworth

    ... highway, they show signs of concern. They flash their lights, achtung their horns and wave their arms about. So, rather than upset them any further, I turn tail in a screeching sweep and, via ... that look good in brochures, but forgot to tell drivers where the car's wings stop, unless they allow their rides to be ruled by sensors. Mercedes-Benz CLK, Maserati or Hyundai coupes all seem ...

  4. Start your engines

    Posted Feb 12th 2005, 12:00am by William Wadsworth

    ... years at McGill, Yale or Oxford. They return with a car as hot as their degree and a diploma in come-hither looks you'll only learn on the streets of a real-world city. But if a Mini ... they may actually be. Some of the less sophisticated younger males will even deliberately honk their horns to draw attention to their vehicles and themselves.' That's nothing new in Hong ...

  5. Business - Companies - CARS

    Toyota to spice up old Corolla to keep market lead

    Posted Jan 31st 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Tokyo Car producer to launch new version of the model as it tries to retain global sales crown Toyota to spice up old Corolla to keep industry lead With Toyota Motor back ... No launch is more consequential for Toyota this year as the Prius is not due for a major change until 2014 and a new Camry car came out only about a year ago. For Toyoda, the compact ...

  6. Business - China Business - CARS

    Audi leaves luxury rivals trailing in China sales

    Posted May 16th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... car segment and challenge the dominance of the three German companies that collectively held more than 70 per cent market share last year. In China, Audi cornered 29.6 per cent of the market, BMW had 23.6 per cent, while Mercedes took 20.6 per cent last year, researcher IHS Global Insight said. Wholesale deliveries of cars, multi-purpose and sport utility vehicles climbed 13 per ...

  7. Business - Companies - CARS

    Hyundai and Kia target 4.1pc rise in global sales

    Posted Jan 03rd 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Seoul Hyundai and Kia target 4.1pc rise in global sales Hyundai Motor and affiliate Kia Motors, South Korea's largest carmakers, plan to increase global sales by 4.1 per cent this year, as international and domestic markets struggle with ...

  8. Business - Companies - CARS

    VW faces US$600m bill over recall

    Posted Mar 20th 2013, 03:15pm by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Shanghai and Beijing Car company replacing gearboxes in almost 400,000 cars in the firm's biggest market Volkswagen recalled almost 400,000 vehicles on the mainland ... about abnormal vibrations, loss of power and sudden acceleration in cars equipped with the company's proprietary gearbox technology. "It's always reputationally damaging to have ...

  9. Business - China Business - STOCKS

    Guangzhou Automobile shares jump 7pc on rebound in sales

    Posted May 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... shares yesterday rose to a one-year high on the back of a rebound in sales of the cars it makes with Toyota Motor and the group's expansion plans. GAC jumped as much as 11.1 per cent, before ... Zhang Fangyou, has said its business would turn around this year, with steadying Japanese car sales and the rising popularity of the GS5, its indigenous SUV that is selling at a rate of about ...

  10. Business - Companies - CARS

    Industry shake-up may see GM acquire ailing plants in China

    Posted Feb 07th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Detroit and Beijing Industry shake-up may see GM acquire ailing plants The Chinese car industry is overdue for consolidation and General Motors, with local partner SAIC Motor, ... are private. The government wants to preserve jobs even as it encourages consolidation that echoes the car industry's contraction a century ago that made GM the world's largest for eight ...




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