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. Ford has said it will spend $1. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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.... James, Nottingham University, Olney, Ripley Derbyshire, Rugeley, Sleaford, Southwell, Staveley Chesterfield, Stoke-on-Trent, Stone Staffs, Stowmarket, Sutton Coldfield Wylde Green, Towcester, Trentham, Stoke-on-Trent, Washwood Heath, Woodbridge North. Adel Leeds, Ambleside, Bingley, Bradford City Centre, Cockermouth, Colne, Droylsden, Eccles, Egremont, Formby, Frodsham, Grange-over-Sands, Haxby York, Heswall, Huyton, Keswick, Kirkby, Knaresborough, Liverpool One, Liverpool University, Manchester University Union, Millom, Otley, Ramsbottom, Selby, Settle, Tadcaster, Thirsk, Ulverston, Wigton South West and WalesAberdare, Boscombe, Builth Wells, Burnham-on-Sea, Canford Cliffs Poole, Chandler's Ford, Cheddar, Ebbw Vale, Ferndown, Hay-on-Wye, Hythe Southampton, Langport, Machynlleth, Monmouth, New Milton, Pontypool, Southampton London Road, Southampton Portswood, Warminster, Wellington Somerset, Welshpool, Westbourne Bournemouth, Wincanton, Winton Bournemouth, Worle, Ystrad Mynach ScotlandAnstruther, Banchory, Bishopbriggs, Blantyre, Buckie, Cowdenbeath, Cumnock, Cupar, Dalgety Bay, Denny, Forres, Girvan, Glasgow Alexandra Parade, Glasgow Anniesland Cross, Glasgow Burnside, Glasgow Crosshill, Glasgow Govan, Grangemouth, Kilsyth, Kirkcaldy Central, Leven, Mauchline, Newton Mearns, Newton Stewart, Prestwick, Stenhousemuir, Stonehaven, Troon, Westhill, Whitburn. ... [Read full article on Daily Express ]
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Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of March 2017 03:03:56 PM
. Ford has said it will spend $1. ...
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Hard Brexit 'could increase cost of making a car in UK by £2,400' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 20th of March 2017 06:34:46 PM
....However, companies with substantial operations in Europe or overseas which use their UK factories as a satellite factory that focuses on exports to the EU could relocate. The final scenario is that EU-based manufacturers who export vehicles or components to the UK – such as Ford – could move some manufacturing to the UK. ...
Has the tech bubble peaked? Signs that the startup boom may be fizzling image
....Ride-sharing app Uber, for example, has raised more than $16bn and is valued at more than $69bn. That’s more than automotive giants such as General Motors and Ford, despite the company losing $2. ...
Trump begins rollback of Obama's car pollution standards to curb emissions image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 15th of March 2017 10:22:11 PM
....”. Trump unveiled the review at an event in Detroit where he met with executives from companies, including General Motors, Ford and Fiat. ...
'Inadequate' celebrity mental health clinic ordered to improve image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of March 2017 01:30:54 PM
....The Priory hospital is based in a Grade II-listed building in Roehampton, south-west London. It is best known for treating celebrities, particularly for drug addiction, and has been described as the British equivalent of the Betty Ford Clinic in the US. ...
Brexit and Bochum haunt Vauxhall in the new battle for Ellesmere Port image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 11th of March 2017 04:00:38 PM
....British carmakers are already nervous about their prospects when the country leaves the European Union: tariffs or other trade barriers on British cars exported to the EU could deal a hammer blow to the sector. Jim Farley, president of Ford Europe, last week insisted that barrier-free trade was essential to protecting his company’s 14,000 British workers. ...
Road tax rises image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 10th of March 2017 10:07:22 PM
Patagonia and The North Face: saving the world – one puffer jacket at a time image
.... Early in their friendship, a white-water kayaking trip together in California ended with Chouinard getting 15 stitches in his face. And in 1968 the two drove a Ford Econoline van from Ventura, California, to the remote region of Chile and Argentina named Patagonia. ...
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Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 6th of March 2017 12:49:19 PM
GM set to announce Opel and Vauxhall sale on Monday image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 5th of March 2017 12:03:33 PM
....Opel had hoped to return to profitability by 2016, but the slide in sterling following the EU referendum last June contributed to its 257m euros annual loss. In contrast, Ford Europe managed to make a pre-tax profit last year despite the pound's collapse. ...
Bridgend reels from jobs threat hanging over Ford plant image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 3rd of March 2017 07:00:39 AM
....”. The news that the Ford’s Bridgend engine plant, a provider of skilled, well-paid jobs in this corner of south Wales since the late 1970s, may shed more than 1,000 jobs over the next five years has been greeted with gloom, anger and recriminations. ...
Ford Bridgend: Welsh secretary 'optimistic' over future image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of March 2017 06:05:24 AM
. Ford's engine plant in Bridgend will have opportunities to bid for new work which could secure threatened jobs, the Welsh secretary has said. ...
Unite blames Brexit as Ford prepares to cut 1,160 Welsh jobs image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of March 2017 05:57:25 PM
. Len McCluskey, the head of the UK’s biggest trade union has urged Theresa May to guarantee car makers tariff-free access to the single market after Brexit, as Ford unveiled plans to cut 1,160 jobs over five years at its engine factory in Bridgend, Wales. ...
Snapchat IPO: Evan Spiegel tries to sell investors on his top product – himself image
....The 26-year-old son of California lawyers grew up in the Pacific Palisades, a glittering Los Angeles enclave just east of Malibu. He drives a Ferrari, once dated Taylor Swift and now lives with his girlfriend, the model Miranda Kerr, in a house once owned by Harrison Ford. ...
Drive off with a secondhand car for less image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 25th of February 2017 06:59:05 AM
....Over the past three years consumers have increasingly been relying on credit to fund new car purchases, with nearly nine out of 10 private vehicles bought this way during 2016, according to the Finance & Leasing Association. The rise of the personal contract purchase (PCP), which lets you buy, say, a new Ford Fiesta for as little as £150 a month and a small deposit, is largely behind the boom in cars sales in Britain. ...
Five minute guide to the rising cost of car maintenance image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 19th of February 2017 12:01:00 AM
....SMALL IS BEAUTIFUL This will come as some consolation for those who cannot afford a luxury vehicle, as your mass-market runabout is likely to need fewer repairs. Ward says super-minis and hatchbacks have cheaper claims, because of the simplicity of their parts and reduced costs of labour: “These include makes such as Smart, Kia, Seat, Ford and Hyundai, all with less than 10 per cent of owners claiming each year. ...
Instagram beauty boys are the new face of makeup image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 12th of February 2017 12:05:29 AM
.... In 2008 high street beauty giant Superdrug launched its Taxi Man range, complete with guyliner and manscara. In 2013 it went high fashion, with Tom Ford and Marc Jacobs launching male cosmetics ranges. ...
Sub-prime cars: are car loans driving us towards the next financial crash? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 10th of February 2017 03:29:36 PM
....The site has made Ling Valentine, who describes herself as the “Dragons’ Den car-leasing queen”, after an appearance on the BBC programme, Britain’s biggest individual seller of cars. She shifted £85m-worth last year, promising brand new Ford Fiestas for £150 a month. ...
Made in London no more: will property speculation kill industry in the capital? image
. Beefeaters’ red uniforms, Ford motor engines, Truman’s beer, Brompton bikes – they all share the proud hallmark of being made in London. ...
UK electric vehicle boom drives new car sales to 12-year high image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 6th of February 2017 09:42:11 AM
....”. The Ford Fiesta remains the UK’s most popular car, followed by the Volkswagen Golf and Ford Focus. ...
Volvo to seek volunteers for self-driving car trial in UK image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of February 2017 07:22:32 AM
.... If the car was clearly at fault, the insurance company can pay the customer and we speak to the insurance company” and cover the damage. Jaguar Land Rover and Ford are also undertaking trials in the UK, but the Volvo pilot is the largest one on public roads. ...
Starbucks vows to hire 10,000 refugees as US companies condemn Trump travel ban image
....Starbucks has promised to hire 10,000 refugees over five years in response to Donald Trump’s executive order temporarily barring refugees access to the US and banning entry for anyone from seven majority Muslim countries. The move came as leading US companies including Alphabet, Amazon, Ford, Goldman Sachs and Microsoft came out against the policy. ...
Uber: the app that changed how the world hails a taxi image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 29th of January 2017 07:00:17 AM
....Camp loved the movie, but something specific in it got him thinking. Thirty minutes into the film, Bond is driving his silver Ford Mondeo in the Bahamas on the trail of his adversary, Le Chiffre, when he glances down at his Sony Ericsson phone. ...
Jobs for all? In the US that idea is about to be tested to destruction | John Harris image
....But Trump’s plans for a renaissance of manufacturing work are something else. Ford and General Motors, he said this week, were “gonna build plants back in the United States” and thereby “bring jobs back to America, like I promised on the campaign trail”. ...
Bernie Sanders supports Trump's TPP order while McCain criticizes opting out image
....“We are going to be imposing a very major border tax on the product when it comes in,” Trump said. The president promised the executives from Ford, Dell Technologies, Tesla and others that he would cut regulation and taxes for businesses. ...
If Brexit Britain is to survive, Theresa May must get industry right | Matthew d’Ancona image
.... In their book Only Humans Need Apply, Thomas H Davenport and Julia Kirby describe “an augmentation agenda” in which humans learn to work alongside smart machines. The writers Martin Ford and Yuval Noah Harari take a much gloomier view of a future governed by robotic and algorithmic work, in which white-collar jobs are no less imperilled than the blue-collar workforce. ...
The new robot revolution will take the boss's job, not the gardener's image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 22nd of January 2017 01:38:08 PM
.... Full employment policies, capital controls, progressive income tax and strong trade unions ensured this was the case. In Davos last week, one of Trump’s advisers, Anthony Scaramucci, made the point that Henry Ford was a ruthless, rich capitalist but he understood that there was no point in churning out cars that his workforce could not afford to buy. ...
Why the secret to productivity isn’t longer hours image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 22nd of January 2017 08:00:01 AM
.... Companies like Basecamp and Treehouse have been limiting email contact in the evening and reducing the length of the working day. Just as Henry Ford showed 100 years ago that you can have people doing an eight-hour day rather than a 10-hour day and still have people doing good work and being productive, I think these companies show that it is not inevitable that communications technologies have to keep us connected 24/7. ...
Mexico braced for exodus to US as ‘Trump effect’ hurts the peso image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 21st of January 2017 04:00:04 PM
.... The peso swooned from 18 to the dollar to 20 in the election’s immediate aftermath and slid again to 22 in recent days as Trump ratcheted up the pressure. He threw Mexico’s car industry – a sizable employer –into disarray by threatening Ford, Toyota, General Motors and other manufacturers with tariffs unless they shipped jobs to the US. ...
Twelve things you need to know about driverless cars image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 15th of January 2017 07:30:09 AM
....When they do, regulatory approval permitting, their most significant impact is likely to be in the area of urban mobility. “AVs will enable new service configurations where consumers are delivered door to door with virtually no stops in a comfortable vehicle with just one to three other passengers,” says Stan Boland, CEO of FiveAI, which builds AI-driven software for AVs and is one of the companies testing autonomous vehicles on UK roads in 2017, alongside major manufacturers including Volvo and Ford. ...
How to break costs: Drive a hard bargain if changing your car image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 15th of January 2017 12:01:00 AM
....This can help to offset many of the initial costs, making a brand-new car more affordable than you think. It analysed the costs for popular new motors the Nissan Qashqai, Volkswagen Golf, BMW 3 Series, Ford Fiesta and Vauxhall Astra, and found that in every case fuel, road tax and MOT (not required until the car is three-years old) were all cheaper than they would be for a five-year-old model. ...
Obama's legacy image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 13th of January 2017 12:03:44 AM
Amazon announces plans to create more than 100,000 US jobs image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 12th of January 2017 06:55:01 PM
....Job creation has become a hot-button political issue since the 8 November election. Ford Motor Co last week reversed plans for a $1. ...
US 'car tsar' Steve Rattner: Obama deserves high marks image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 12th of January 2017 05:41:02 PM
...."Car tsar" Steve Rattner, former head of President Obama's Automotive Task Force, says the outgoing chief deserves "pretty high marks" for his economic policy. Bailing out a struggling car industry in 2009 prevented the loss of "at least a million jobs", says Mr Rattner, and possibly saved the Ford motor company. ...
Cash car image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 10th of January 2017 12:21:21 AM
....For example, Mercedes-Benz recently launched a car-sharing app called Croove. In September, Ford bought Chariot, a San Francisco-based crowd-sourced shuttle service, and is even investing in a bike-sharing start-up called Motivate. ...
Fiat Chrysler plants in Mexico may close if Trump enacts import tax, CEO says image
.... Julian Eaves, managing director of Preferred Compounding de México, a US-owned maker of rubber compounds operating in central Mexico, told the Guardian that the economic cost could run into the hundreds of millions or billions of dollars over the next five years, if manufacturing, contracting and indirect jobs fall short of current plans. Marchionne’s comments came shortly after Trump had praised Fiat Chrysler and Ford for announcing new investments in the US. ...
Google Waymo self-driving minivan tests to start image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 9th of January 2017 02:06:26 PM
....". Ford, for example, is developing vehicles with similar on-board technology and has said it will have fully autonomous vehicles on the road by 2021. ...
Toyota plans to invest $10bn in US image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 8th of January 2017 10:03:23 PM
.... But that's part of a normal strategic manufacturing direction," Mr Robertson said. Last week Ford cancelled a $1. ...
Auto industry's Trump fear: 'Everyone dreads being subject of a tweet' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 7th of January 2017 08:00:14 AM
.... The Republican candidate took Michigan, home to the auto show and still the industry’s hub, from the Democrats for the first time since 1988 with a campaign that tore into companies that have sent those voters’ jobs abroad, especially to Mexico. Ford bore the brunt of Trump’s attacks during the election. ...
CES 2017: Ford sticks to self-driving cars by 2021 pledge image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 6th of January 2017 08:39:41 PM
. Ford insists it will have fully autonomous cars, without steering wheels or brake pedals, on the roads by 2021. ...
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We contribute billions to US economy, Toyota politely tells Trump image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 6th of January 2017 06:54:40 AM
....Other carmakers appear to have been affected by Trump’s attempts to browbeat them into building vehicles in the US. Ford Motor this week scrapped plans to build a $1. ...
Trump says Toyota will face tariffs on cars made in Mexico image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 5th of January 2017 08:04:11 PM
....Japan's trade minister Hiroshige Seko, speaking at a regular news conference on Friday, said the new US administration needed to understand that his country's auto industry "has greatly contributed to the US economy". Mr Trump has already targeted American carmakers General Motors and Ford for manufacturing south of the border. ...
UK car sales at record high in 2016 image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 5th of January 2017 07:45:28 AM
....The SMMT added that the UK new car market was one of the most diverse in the world, with some 44 brands offering nearly 400 different model types. The biggest selling model was the Ford Fiesta, followed by the Vauxhall Corsa and Ford Focus. ...
Mexico and Mr Trump: What will happen to trade ties? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 4th of January 2017 11:59:36 PM
....Mexico is being blamed by President-elect Donald Trump for taking jobs from the US. He's been putting pressure on US companies not to move jobs south, and this week Ford announced it was investing in its factory in Michigan rather than building a new plant in Mexico. ...
Trump's tweets keep US manufacturers on their toes image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 4th of January 2017 01:54:38 PM
....Donald Trump’s prolific and opinionated tweeting helped him win the US election, and now he is using Twitter to persuade big business to bend to his agenda. There was further evidence this week that the incoming president’s unusual approach is paying off after Ford cancelled plans to open a new plant in Mexico. ...
Ford's 'vote of confidence' in Trump image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 3rd of January 2017 08:33:05 PM
. Ford chief executive Mark Fields says the carmaker's decision to invest $700m in its Michigan plant is a "vote of confidence" in Donald Trump's economic policies. ...
Ford cancels plans for Mexico plant as Donald Trump threatens to tax GM image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 3rd of January 2017 02:49:16 PM
. President-elect Donald Trump threatened to slap a tax on General Motors for importing compact cars to the US from Mexico on Tuesday as rival Ford canceled plans to open a new compact car plant south of the border. ...
Changing direction image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 29th of December 2016 11:32:46 PM
....Fiat Chrysler Automobiles teamed up with Alphabet to collaborate on the development of self-driving minivans. Ford, whose chief executive Mark Fields now refers to the company that made the first mass-produced vehicle as a "mobility services provider", pushed deeper into connected-car technology. ...
Uber halts California self-driving cars test image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 22nd of December 2016 02:02:32 AM
....Uber says its technology is not sophisticated enough to have cars continuously drive by themselves - and therefore the permit demanded in San Francisco is not needed. But regulators say that 20 other companies testing self-driving technology in California - including Google, Tesla and Ford - do so with the special permit which requires the firms to report any accidents to the authorities. ...
Southern rail dispute reflects workers’ growing fears about rise of automation image
....On the other side of the fence are economists who argue that the extraordinary scope of today’s software revolution, from voice recognition to problem-solving algorithms, is a different beast and will knock out jobs in almost every industry. Martin Ford, author of Rise of the Robots, which won the Financial Times/McKinsey business book of the year in 2015, says that a large percentage of jobs are, at some level, routine and can be broken down into a discrete set of tasks that are repeated over and over each day. ...
With Trump and Uber, the driverless future could turn into a nightmare | John Harris image
....As well as working with Uber, General Motors owns a $500m stake in the ride-hailing company Lyft – where senior figures reckon that by 2020 driverless travel will form most of its business – and has also has spent over $1bn on an autonomous-car company called Cruise. Ford has announced its own driverless car project, and aims to have a fleet of hireable cars on the road by 2021. ...
The Guardian view on self-driving cars: apply the brakes | Editorial image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 15th of December 2016 07:52:21 PM
.... But this is just the beginning. Carmaker Ford is planning to launch driverless models in 2021. ...
Punch Taverns agrees takeover bid from Heineken and partner image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 15th of December 2016 02:54:34 PM
.... Heineken will pay £305m for the pubs. David Forde, the managing director of Heineken UK, said: “Today’s announcement is a huge vote of confidence in the ‘Great British pub’. ...
Oh for the 1960s! People earned less but could afford more image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 10th of December 2016 07:00:07 AM
.... His wife was at home looking after the expanding family of five. He also had a car – a Ford Popular – and a Philips television. ...
Apple reveals self-driving car plans image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 4th of December 2016 09:53:08 AM
....There have long been rumours about the firm's plans but it had not publicly addressed them. However, Ford, which itself plans to have self-driving cars on the road by 2021, has said it was working on the basis that Apple was building one. ...
Is Insurance Premium Tax really the sneakiest of scare taxes? image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 27th of November 2016 12:00:00 AM
....”. NO COVER IPT is paid as a percentage of your insurance premium, which means younger motorists will be hit hardest of all, with the average 17-year-old living in London and driving a 2015 Ford Fiesta having to pay £2,105 a year for comprehensive cover. ...
Why is UK's productivity still behind that of other major economies? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 24th of November 2016 07:27:07 PM
....It was a comment that illustrated how good the Square Mile had been in the previous 20 years selling its services at high margins and taking the cash to reward not just its shareholders but also its workers. According to the ONS, east London is the UK’s most productive area, but it is not only because the Ford engine factory in Dagenham is highly efficient in its use of labour t is also a measure of the high productivity rates still seen among banks in the City. ...
Just about managing? In towns like Pontypool that’s a dream | Aditya Chakrabortty image
.... Count among that the millions the Cardiff government spent on bringing in an Amazon distribution centre, even building billionaire Jeff Bezos a new road. Add the millions lavished on Ford in Bridgend. ...
Parking bays widened for bigger cars, says NCP image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 21st of November 2016 11:18:32 AM
....He says the solution is to make particularly large "SUV 'tanks socially unacceptable". Rob Young, from Gateshead, who drives a Ford Focus, says "nine times out of 10 parking my car is not a great experience". ...
Clock watching image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 21st of November 2016 12:16:53 AM
....8bn (£2. 4bn), its investors include computer groups Dell Technologies and Microsoft, conglomerate General Electric, and car giant Ford. ...
Ford to push ahead with Mexico move despite Trump threat image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 15th of November 2016 10:22:17 PM
. US carmaker Ford is pushing ahead with plans to move some production to Mexico despite a threat by President-elect Donald Trump to impose hefty tariffs. ...
Drought, floods and water stress cost companies $14bn image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 15th of November 2016 05:01:07 AM
....The CDP report also highlighted 24 brands that were leading the way in mitigating water risks, up from eight that made the list last year. L’Oréal and German chemical company BASF were among the new additions, joining six firms that made the list for the second year in a row, including Ford and consumer goods company Colgate Palmolive. ...
Pay talks image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 10th of November 2016 12:06:06 AM
....Here are some of the important moments in the fight to close that gap. Immortalised in the 2010 film "Made in Dagenham", this strike by a group of women who stitched the seats for thousands of Ford cars, has become a celebrated moment in the campaign for equal pay. ...
UK new car sales rose by 1.4% in October image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 4th of November 2016 11:29:53 AM
....”. Ford, General Motors’ Vauxhall division and Nissan are among the carmakers that have hiked prices by 1. ...
When the wrong postcode puts insurance out of your reach image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 30th of October 2016 06:01:01 AM
.... So what price a postcode? For Justin Smith, who runs an aerials and TV shop in Hillsborough, Sheffield, it is around £100 on his motor cover. He recently moved to Oughtibridge and his postcode registration changed from S6 to S35, slashing the annual premium on his Ford Focus from £313 to £220. ...
Maternity leave sackings cost £280m a year, says equality watchdog image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 27th of October 2016 11:34:17 AM
....”. The EHRC said it was working with businesses to promote flexible working and support for parents returning to work, citing Barclays, the Royal Mail and Ford as positive examples. ...
Toyota recalls 5.8 million cars over faulty Takata airbags image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 26th of October 2016 07:37:03 AM
....US regulators believe the volatile chemical used in the inflators, ammonium nitrate, can cause airbags to explode with excessive force. Several automakers, including Toyota, Honda, Mazda and Ford have said they will stop using Takata airbags containing ammonium nitrate in future models. ...
Robot rage image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 20th of October 2016 11:49:10 PM
....Electric car maker Tesla recently declared that all new cars it builds will include the hardware necessary for automated driving in anticipation of its eventual regulatory approval and public acceptance. And Mercedes, Ford, Volvo, BMW, General Motors and others are spending millions on research and development into this area, with Ford stating it will have a commercially-available mass-production car ready by 2021. ...
Self-driving cab in 'prang' in Singapore image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 18th of October 2016 12:22:23 PM
.... Currently the vehicles are not taking paying passengers. Driverless technology is one of the biggest growth areas in the automotive industry and just about every car company is working on driverless technology from Silicon Valley's Tesla to Ford, Volvo, BMW and a number of Chinese car makers. ...
Samsung 'pauses Note 7 production', say media reports image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 10th of October 2016 03:11:25 AM
...."If the Note 7 is allowed to continue, it could lead to the single greatest act of brand self-destruction in the history of modern technology," he said. "Samsung needs to take a giant writedown and cast the Note 7 to the engineering hall of shame next to the Ford Pinto. ...
Cocoa farming threatens rainforests in Ivory Coast image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 9th of October 2016 12:26:25 PM
.... . The BBC's Tamasin Ford reports from Monogaga in the west of Ivory Coast for Africa Business Report. ...
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UK new car sales hit record high for September image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 5th of October 2016 12:45:42 PM
....7%. The top three best sellers were the Ford Fiesta, Vauxhall Corsa and Volkswagen Golf. ...
UK new car sales rise in September image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 5th of October 2016 09:44:39 AM
....It is the highest sales total for September on record, but the figures also showed sales to private motorists fell for the sixth month in a row. The best-selling new car in September was the Ford Fiesta. ...
Join a club that can help drive down the cost of car ownership image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 3rd of October 2016 05:59:09 AM
....Most of the wave of car clubs are based in London, although bigger cities such as Brighton, Manchester, Leeds, Liverpool, Norwich, York and Edinburgh have also seen growth. Traditional rental companies and manufacturers are getting involved, with Hertz, Enterprise, Ford and BMW recently investing in or acquiring car clubs. ...
Absent brands image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 27th of September 2016 11:51:21 PM

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