All Entries in the Category : Auto/Trans

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

Hyundai seeks major expansion in China

TOKYO — Hyundai Motor has big plans for ramping up its Chinese operations, with a commercial-vehicle plant set to go onstream later this year and a proposed factory in Chongqing that could start cranking out passenger vehicles in 2016.

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Johnson Controls’ profits lifted by automotive electronics sale

Johnson Controls Inc. reported that its second-quarter profit was $261 million, or 39 cents per share, a 59 percent increase compared with the second quarter of 2013.

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Toyota Sells 2.58M Vehicles, Outselling GM

Toyota kept its position at the top in global vehicle sales for the first quarter of this year, outpacing rivals General Motors and Volkswagen.

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Saab supplies vehicle electronics to Patria

Saab has received an order from the Finnish military vehicle manufacturer Patria Land Systems Oy. The order includes vehicle electronics for the information systems of Patria AMV 8×8 vehicles.

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GM To Boost China Production Capacity To 5M

BEIJING (AP) — The president of General Motors said Sunday that the company and local partners are boosting production capacity for GM-brand vehicles in China to 5 million.

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Automakers Unveil China-Focused Models in Beijing

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.

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Tesla says gigafactory will source only North American materials

Tesla Motors Inc. said it will use only minerals from North America to build the lithium-ion batteries built in its planned $5 billion gigafactory,  Bloomberg reported.

: Auto/Trans, Energy