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Rep. Henry Waxman, chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, claims that Toyota Motor Corp. was unable to keep the impartiality of its investigations into potential electronic defects in...
by - August 25, 2010
Engineering and economics graduates have chosen who their most attractive employer is. Taking the top spot in a ranking compiled by Universum and Trendence consulting institutes is Audi. In a...
by - August 25, 2010
Volkswagen AG is set to announce that it will acquire a 90% stake in Italdesign Giugiaro S.p.A, some sources told Automotive News Europe. VW is expected to announce the takeover...
by - August 25, 2010
There are signs that the minivan will be making a comeback and carmakers are only too eager to prepare for this scenario. Later this year or early in 2011, Chrysler...
by - August 25, 2010
The Volkswagen Group has entered into an agreement where it will acquire 90.1% of Italdesign Giugiaro S.p.A. The agreement was disclosed through a recent joint press conference in Turin. Under...
by - August 25, 2010
The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has counted 89 deaths since 2000 that are linked to crashes over unintended acceleration incidents involving Toyota Motor Corp. vehicles. The NHTSA responded...
by - August 25, 2010
Since Volkwagen AG now has a 90% stake in Italdesign Giugiaro S.p.A., its customers might be worried that VW will be able to gain access to their confidential technology. These...
by - August 25, 2010
The weakening euro is a boon for PSA/Peugeot-Citroen and Volkswagen AG's joint ventures in China as this lowers the cost of the imported components from Europe, according to analysts from...
by - August 25, 2010
US District Judge James Selna said that Toyota has up to 30 days from the date of the federal court ruling to turn over the documents demanded by class-action lawyers...
by - August 25, 2010
Gilbert Passin, Tesla's vice president of manufacturing, said that acquiring the NUMMI auto plant will make his job a lot easier. Passin is known for having led the way for...
by - August 25, 2010
Motivated by a goal to completely localize production for North America, Toyota Motor Corp. plans to move more production of its Highlander SUV to its Indiana assembly plant. Toyota wants...
by - August 25, 2010
Apollo Tyres Ltd. has launched in Europe and now aims to get in business with BMW AG and Volkswagen AG. Apollo Tyres, the 34-year-old top tire maker in India, made...
by - August 25, 2010
In a regulatory filing, Tesla Motors Inc. announced that it has yet to enter a formal deal with Toyota Motor Corp. and that it only had "announced an intention to...
by - August 25, 2010
Accessory sales are largely untapped by dealerships, which historically get only 10-17% of the market, but a shop in Littleton, Mass. attributes the doubling of its sales to an in-store...
by - August 25, 2010
A fully autonomous car may not be that far out if we consider the advances that the automotive and electronics industries have achieved. We've seen how there have been systems...
by - August 25, 2010
Two more of Toyota's vehicles -- the 2010 Highlander and Venza -- have earned the Top Safety Pick from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). To qualify for this...
by - August 25, 2010
Talks between Toyota Motor Corp. and Nippon Steel Corp. over steel sheet prices are in the final stages, according to the Nikkei business daily. In relation to this, Toyota may...
by - August 25, 2010
As the car demand in China rises, Volkswagen plans to double production capacity in the country by constructing a new plant in southern China, more specifically, in the Foshan, Guangdong...
by - August 25, 2010
Volvo has signed a deal with energy company Goteborg Energi for the Swedish carmaker to deliver 10 Volvo C30 Electric vehicles this fall. This demo fleet of electric C30 cars...
by - August 25, 2010
With the increasing car demand in China and the US, sales of Volkswagen rose by 8.6% in May. From 556,500 units a year ago, VW's deliveries at seven car brands...
by - August 25, 2010