The Producers Guild of America and Cadillac have announced the “Make Your Mark” short film competition. Producers nationwide will vie to have a part of their film, and name featured in Cadillac’s 30-second spot that airs on ABC during the 2015 Oscars.
TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. (NYSE: TRW) will supply its Belt Drive Electric Power Steering (EPS) system to Chinese automaker Great Wall Motor Company for its next gen mid-sized Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) to be launched in 2015. SUV’s are a fast growing vehicle segment in China with 43% % sales increase in 2013 as compared to 2012 as per IHS data. TRW is also supplying its Electrically Powered Hydraulic Steering (EPHS) technology to Ferrari’s ‘LaFerrari’ – the 1st Ferrari to feature hybrid propulsion.
Earlier this year, BMW had confirmed that they are working on a bigger X SUV, the biggest till date. To be called X7, this new BMW SUV is expected to be launched in the markets by 2017/18, and it will be manufactured at their plant in the US, from where it will be exported around the globe.
After giving a report on India’s top 5 car manufacturers last week, we now present India’s bottom 5 car manufacturers. This list includes Nissan, Volkswagen, Fiat, Skoda and Hindustan Motors – Mitsubishi. Datsun too features in this list, but as it was just launched, we will not include Datsun in this list. The bottom 5 car makers in India have combined market share of less than 5 percent.
Yamaha Motor India Sales Pvt. Ltd., today inaugurated its first Navjyoti-Yamaha Technical School in the National Capital Region, Majri Karala, sector 22, Rohini, New Delhi. Navjyoti-Yamaha Technical School is set up so youth receive 2-wheeler technical training, which enables them to become expert 2-wheeler technicians. As a result, they can be employed gainfully at Yamaha Dealerships.
Yes, you have read correctly. But wait. Ferrari and a Goods Carriage? Really? How is it possible? How can a Ferrari carry goods? Where is the space? Well it has just been made possible in Arlington, Virginia, USA.
Once upon a time it was the humble good old Ambassador that was the most preferred vehicle for the political class in India. But, today it is products from more exclusive brands such as Mercedes Benz, BMW and Audi that appeal to Indian politicians.
April 2014 saw Rolls-Royce Motor Cars acknowledge and welcome its 2 millionth Facebook fan. The last year has been a good one for Rolls-Royce as the number of fans has doubled from 1 to 2 million in the last 12 months to reflect the automaker’s popularity across online social networking services.