Archive for March, 2012

Peugeot Workers Fear Job Losses During Company Reshuffle

peugeotFrench car maker Peugeot has warned workers that jobs at a number of their divisions may be at risk, offering voluntary redundancies to workers for the second time in a six month period.

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Nissan To Open Centre Of Excellence In Gateshead

Nissan LogoJapanese car manufacturers Nissan have announced a joint venture with Gateshead College to turn the region into the ‘epicentre of electrical vehicle expertise’ in Europe.

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Jaguar To Open New Factories In China

Land RoverBritish luxury car giant Jaguar Land Rover has announced they recently signed a multi-billion pound deal to open a new factory in China, making the country the largest car market in the world.

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Electric Charge Points For The Olympics

A network of electric vehicle charge points are being installed across London in time for this summer’s Olympic Games. The Mayor and Transport for London are working with Locog and London 2012 sustainability partners EDF, GE and BMW to create charge points across the capital.

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Carpool Enquiries On The Rise

Car SharingThe number of people enquiring about car sharing in Birmingham has increased by over £600% as fuel prices continue to rise.

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Toyota Plans To Sell Thousands Of Hydrogen Cars By 2020

Toyota LogoJapanese car firm Toyota has announced they aim to sell ‘tens of thousands’ of hydrogen fuel-cell cars by the end of the decade.

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25% Increases In UK Car Production

CarStrong export demands saw car production in the UK increase by almost 25% in February according to The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Trades.

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Nissan Plan To Release 51 New Car Models

NissanSpeaking at the Geneva Motor Show, Japanese car maker Nissan has announced major plans for its range of cars, planning to release 51 different car models over a six year period.

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European Car Firms Oversupplying Cars

VauxhallThe boss of Vauxhall Motors has warned that European Car Manufacturers are currently oversupplying cars to the continent and that continuing this business plan is unsustainable.

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UK-made Super Car Unveiled At Geneva Motor Show

Super CarJapanese luxury car firm Infiniti have unveiled a new supercar dubbed the ‘Emerg-e’ that has been produced, engineered and designed in the UK.

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