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  1. Open-top alternative

    Posted May 08th 2004, 12:00am by Roger Boschman

    ... Car of the Year, ahead of Mazda's RX-8. Now, it's brought out a convertible version for the summer. And while several of the marque's fans have experimented with the 3.2-litre ... smooth-lined exterior is a blend of hi-tech and sports car tradition. Its roof is unbelievably low, yet I find its headroom is adequate- and I'm pretty tall. The cabrio's front quarters ...

  2. National tragedy

    Posted Aug 08th 2003, 12:00am by B.J. Lee

    ... The suicide of Hyundai Asan chairman Chung Mong-hun on Monday came as a tremendous shock to South Korea's political and business establishment. The 55-year-old tycoon was a son of the late Chung Ju-yung, founder of the Hyundai business empire. Since ...

  3. Blue Star faces strike over Ssangyong deal

    Posted Jan 27th 2004, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... core business, assets of 20 billion yuan and annual revenue of 10 billion yuan. It has no experience in car manufacturing but owns the mainland's biggest chain of car-repair shops. ... or specialists in car manufacturing. ...

  4. Big three racing to a dead end

    Posted Jun 18th 2005, 12:00am by Markus Gaertner

    ... at the United Auto Workers. Ms Keller said GM had simply 'forgotten how to make cars that people want to buy'. The steady erosion of the leading global car manufacturer's position on its ... continued to pay careful attention to their established passenger car market. While the foreign manufacturers introduced better models of standard-bearers like the Camry and the Corolla, the Accord ...

  5. Lai See

    Posted Nov 09th 2004, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... with the financial press only once a year. The car manufacturer, whose earnings derive mainly from its 47.5 per cent stake in Guangzhou Honda, does not consolidate the joint venture and as a result, reveals ...

  6. Motorola looks to develop telematics system for mainland drivers

    Posted May 25th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the world's top car brands are manufacturing vehicles. The OnStar telematics system, which Motorola helped develop for General Motors in 1998, integrates on-board vehicle electronics ... Bien Perez With an eye on the mainland's fast-growing car market, Motorola plans to rev up demand for telematics gear by developing China's equivalent to the OnStar system ...

  7. Urban jumble

    Posted Oct 18th 2003, 12:00am by Calum Gordon

    ... renewed attention to build quality. Notably, this car is manufactured in Ford's hi-tech plant in Cologne, Germany. The Fusion's transmission is perhaps my only bugbear during the short ... of Ford's great success stories, having prospered in the small car sector for more than a quarter of a century. Having developed the immensely popular Ka from the Fiesta platform, Ford has now ...

  8. Toyota secures approval for $2b car engine plant

    Posted Nov 17th 2003, 12:00am by Christine Chan

    ... per cent stake in the venture, and Guangzhou Auto the remainder. The venture will be Toyota's first in China to manufacture engines for its popular Camry cars. Annual output is expected ... billion yen (HK$2.2 billion) car engine joint venture in Guangzhou, mayor Zhang Guangning said over the weekend. The joint venture between Toyota Motor and Guangzhou Automobile Group ...

  9. Shanghai VW posts first-ever sales drop

    Posted Jan 05th 2005, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... billion yuan worth- are in delinquency. In expectation of rising demand, global and domestic manufacturers are spending billions of dollars on additional capacity, just as China is slashing car tariffs and eliminating import quotas. The result is a price war and swelling inventories of new cars. The biggest victim has been VW, the first global manufacturer to make a major investment ...

  10. Business Digest

    Posted May 11th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... executive director Zeng Qinghong said yesterday after the company's annual general meeting. Possible acquisition targets include component-manufacturing, car-servicing and trading operations. ...




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