All Entries in the Category : Auto/Trans

Transportation including Railway, Small Vehicle, Small Engine, Automotive and Transportation

Ford Profit Falls in 3rd Quarter on Truck Costs

Ford’s new aluminum-sided F-150 will be a lot lighter and more efficient when it goes on sale later this year. But for now it’s a serious drag on profits.

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Reflections on Autonomy & Anonymity (of Cars & People)

The State of California has a reputation for being early and often when it comes to legislating, well, pretty much everything. So it comes as no surprise that the state has laws on the books impacting autonomous vehicles.

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Valeo’s Q3 sales rise 10% on fuel-saving technologies

PARIS (Reuters) — French supplier Valeo said third-quarter sales rose 10 percent as demand for its fuel-saving technologies helped outpace vehicle production growth.

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Daimler sees $780 mln windfall from sale of Tesla stake

In a statement, Daimler Chief Financial Officer Bodo Uebber said, “We are extremely satisfied with the development of our investment in Tesla, but it is not necessary for our partnership and cooperation. For this reason, we have decided to divest of our shares.”

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Harley-Davidson Q3 earnings down about 8 percent

Harley-Davidson Inc. reported that its net income decreased for the third quarter as the Milwaukee-based motorcycle manufacturer reduced the number of motorcycle shipments because of supply chain issues with its Street models.

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TDK develops wireless charging for electric vehicles

TOKYO — Japanese electronic components maker TDK has developed a wireless charging system for electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles, which it hopes will be in use around 2018.

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1,300 new jobs at Volvo factory in Sweden

FRANKFURT — Volvo Cars, which is owned by Chinese carmaker Geely, is employing 1,300 new workers at its Gothenburg factory in Sweden.

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