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2 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

Toyota's 'Get Going Challenge' to Provide US $1 million in...

In the 'Support' stage, Toyota will arrange places and set up relevant opportunities to help the nine challengers achieve their dreams If you have a dream in life, then it's time to share it with the world for the chance to achieve your dreams with the help of Toyota.


Related Topix: Toyota Motor, Social Software

6 hrs ago | Newsday

Robert Hughes, father of 6-year-old, posts video of son driving a motorcycle

A viral YouTube video posted on April 13, 2014 shows 6-year-old Ryan Hughes steering a motorcycle with his dad behind him.


Related Topix: Harley-Davidson Motorcycle, Motorcycles, Harley Davidson

10 hrs ago | MSN Money

Lexus aloof from China production while Nissan, Honda step in

The head of Lexus, the premium brand of Toyota Motor Corp , said on Sunday an emphasis on quality had kept it from manufacturing in China.


Related Topix: Lexus, Lexus ES, Hybrid, Sedan, Nissan, Nissan NX, Hatchback, Toyota Motor, SUV, Audi, Audi Q3, BMW X1, BMW, Infiniti QX50, Infiniti

14 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Automakers Turn to China to Fuel Sales Growth

Ford Motor Co. on Sunday unveiled a new Escort sedan designed in China for global sale at a Beijing auto show that highlighted the growing influence of Chinese tastes on the industry.


Related Topix: Ford Motor

18 hrs ago |

GM says China sales to hit 5 million next year

Speaking at the Beijing auto show, Dan Amman said the Detroit automaker and its Chinese partners plan to open three additional factories this year and two next year.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, General Motors

22 hrs ago | Detroit News

Subaru awaits Toyota U.S. plant decision as it lifts output

Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd.'s Subaru, which added more U.S. market share than any international carmaker last year, is pushing ahead with U.S. expansion plans as it awaits a Toyota Motor Corp. decision on whether to keep using its Indiana plant to build Camrys.


Related Topix: Coupe, Wagon, Hybrid, Toyota, Sedan, Toyota Camry, Toyota Motor, Subaru Outback, Subaru, SUV, Subaru Forester, Fuji Heavy Industries

Sat Apr 19, 2014

West Australian

Toyota Motor aims to double sales in China to 2 million vehicles in future

In 2013, Toyota sold 917,000 vehicles in China, up 9 percent from a year earlier, recovering from a sales plunge after September 2012 due to a diplomatic row between Japan and China over a set of isles.


Related Topix: Toyota Motor, Auto Dealers


Chris Brown's assault trial delayed for Easter weekend

Recording artist Chris Brown and his attorney appear in Los Angeles Superior Court on February 28, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.


Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Acoustic, Chris Brown, Manufacturing, R and B

GM Was Slow To Recall Saturn Cars With Steering Flaw

Workers carry out a final inspection of a Saturn Ion at a GM plant in 2004. The model is at the center of a new safety recall over power steering problems.


Related Topix: Coupe, Saturn, Saturn ION, Hatchback, Sedan, Saturn Aura, Saturn Saturn Ion, Pontiac, General Motors

WLNE-TV Providence

Documents detail another delayed GM recall

Government documents show that General Motors waited years to recall nearly 335,000 Saturn Ions for power steering failures despite getting thousands of consumer complaints and warranty repair claims.


Related Topix: General Motors


Fiat Chrysler strikes deal to produce Jeeps in China

The plan to produce three new Jeep vehicles in China for the domestic market, through the GAC Fiat joint venture, has received the necessary government approvals, the companies said.


Related Topix: Fiat Spa, Jeep, SUV, Jeep Grand Cherokee, World News, China

The Auto Channel

Now the Manicure Can Match the Mustang

April 17, 2014: Limited-edition collection capturing spirit, passion and excitement of Ford Mustang will be available in U.S. stores in July Six standout hues debut, including hero color Race Red, 50 Years of Style, Queen of the Road, Girls Love Ponies, Angel with a Leadfoot and The Sky's My Limit OPI and Ford Motor Company are going full throttle ... (more)


Related Topix: Coupe, Ford Mustang, Hatchback, Convertible, Ford, Volvo Trucks North America, Ford Motor Credit, Ford Motor, Financial Services

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Lowell Sun

Chelmsford police: Relationship rage prompts woman to wreck Harley

An angry 59-year-old woman drove her SUV over her boyfriend's Harley Davidson motorcycle in a Hannaford Supermarket parking lot on Friday, according to police.


Related Topix: Harley Davidson, Chelmsford, MA

The Toronto Star

Safety regulators pushing for mandatory 'black boxes' in cars

It was the “black box” in Brooke Melton's 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt that pointed an independent engineer to a defective ignition switch as the cause of her fatal crash four years ago.


Related Topix: General Motors, Georgia, Georgia Government

The Auto Channel

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Ford executives bring the all-new Mustang to the site of the 1964 World's Fair, where the original Mustang debuted 50 years ago Hundreds of area Mustang club enthusiasts celebrate the iconic pony car, with 94 classic Mustangs on display in front of the Unisphere at Flushing Meadows Park 1967 Shelby GT500 Mustang fastback owned by David Davidson is ... (more)


Related Topix: Coupe, Ford Mustang, Hatchback, Convertible, Ford, Ford Shelby GT500, Queens, NY, New York, NY, Volvo Trucks North America, Ford Motor Credit, Ford Motor, Financial Services


US: Subaru waits Toyota's decision on production plans

Fuji Heavy Industries automotive subsidiary, Subaru, was the biggest gainer in terms of US market share last year and is now waiting for Toyota to decide on their continued use of the Indiana plant that builds Camry sedans.


Related Topix: Coupe, Wagon, Hybrid, Toyota, Sedan, Toyota Camry, Fuji Heavy Industries, Lafayette, IN


Most actively traded companies on the TSX, TSX Venture Exchange

Bombardier Inc. . Aerospace. Down six cents, or 1.47 per cent, to $4.01 on 16.4 million shares.


Related Topix: Oshkosh Truck, Bombardier, Aerospace-Defense, Telecom, Tele Leste Celular Participaes SA

Detroit News

World Car of the Year: Audi A3

A group of international auto journalists named the Audi A3 as the World Car of the Year as German automakers swept all five awards.


Related Topix: Audi A3, Audi, Wagon, Convertible, Sedan, Audi of America, BMW, BMW i3, Hatchback, Coupe, Mercedes-Benz C-Class, Mercedes-Benz, Autos

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Judge won't order recalled GM cars to be parked

This April 1, 2014 photo shows the ignition switch of a 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt in Alexandria, Va.


Related Topix: Texas, General Motors


Jeep exec says will have deal for China production by end April

"It will be ideal if I can get the timing right for the Beijing show, but I'm not at the stage to say that definitely," Manley said in a telephone interview from the New York Auto Show.


Related Topix: Jeep, Jeep Cherokee, SUV, World News, China, Asia, Fiat Spa,


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