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Ford Effects Major Senior Leadership Changes

Ford Motor Company on Tuesday announced global leadership changes as it continues to redesign company operations for long-term success. In a statement released on Tuesday, Jim Hackett, president and CEO of the company said the changes were necessitated by a need to further align resources and improve efficiency throughout Ford’s global markets and operations. “As we develop our strategy to ...

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Hauliers Warn London Mayor Over Toxin Tax

…Say London Economy Risks Being Damaged The Road Haulage Association is warning that the London economy risks being damaged by the new Toxin Tax and the planned Ultra Low Emission Zone being imposed by mayor of London Sadiq Khan. From Monday (23/10/17), all older diesel vehicles registered in 2006 or earlier, which enter the central Congestion Charge zone face paying ...

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Bond in Motion: Original film cars driven by female characters from James Bond film series on display at Museum

Bond in Motion at the London Film Museum has installed a new display of original film cars driven by female characters starring alongside 007 in the James Bond franchise. Also included are previously unseen costumes, props and storyboards. The Bond in Motion exhibition has over 100 individual items on display including the Aston Martin DB5 from GoldenEye, the ‘Wet Nellie’ ...

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Six Out Of Ten Brits Are Clueless By Their Washing Machine, Nearly 70% Fail To Recognize Car Dash Symbols-Survey

Brits are spending billions of pounds a year* on technology with functions and features that they never use, with the average UK adult admitting to using less than 60 per cent of the available settings on their gadgets regularly and almost one in ten using less than 10 per cent*. The poll of 2,000 UK adults, conducted by no-nonsense car ...

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Volkswagen to Develop Black-Owned Suppliers

Following on from the successful VWSA Black-Owned Supplier’s Day held in 2016, Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) has extended its assistance to strategically align black-owned suppliers in the automotive sector by launching the Ntinga Project. The project was launched today, 19 October 2017 in Uitenhage.  Ntinga is an isiXhosa word which means to soar and by offering business mentorship and ...

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Toyota Offers Payment Relief to Customers Affected By Wildfires

Toyota Financial Services is offering payment relief options to its customers affected by the recent California wildfires. In a statement released on Thursday, it says the broad outreach includes any Toyota Financial Services (TFS) or Lexus Financial Services (LFS) customer in the designated disaster areas and follows the company’s recent payment relief programs for customers affected by Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane ...

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World’s Most Advanced, Electric Taxis Arrive London for Final Test

Today(Wednesday), the first of the world’s most advanced, electric, black cabs, appeared on the streets of London as they enter the final phase of testing ahead of the January 2018 deadline for all newly licensed taxis to be zero emission capable. Having been put through the most rigorous testing regime in the company’s history, including the extreme weather conditions in ...

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Shell Creates Charging Stations for Electric Vehicles

Oil major Royal Dutch Shell has launched a fast-charging service for electric vehicles at three Shell service stations near London and in northern England, the company said on Wednesday. The service, which charges most electric vehicle batteries from zero to 80 per cent within half an hour, is the oil major’s first foray into fast-charging electric vehicles. The service is ...

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