Earthquakes: Sudden slips on a fault, and the resulting ground shaking and radiated seismic energy caused by the slips, or by volcanic or magmatic activity, or other sudden stress changes in the earth. Faults are fractures along which the blocks of EARTH crust on either side have moved relative to one another parallel to the fracture.JapanDisasters: Calamities producing great damage, loss of life, and distress. They include results of natural phenomena and man-made phenomena. Normal conditions of existence are disrupted and the level of impact exceeds the capacity of the hazard-affected community.Tsunamis: Series of ocean waves produced by geologic events or underwater LANDSLIDES. These waves can travel at speeds averaging 450 (and up to 600) miles per hour in the open ocean.Crush Syndrome: Severe systemic manifestation of trauma and ischemia involving soft tissues, principally skeletal muscle, due to prolonged severe crushing. It leads to increased permeability of the cell membrane and to the release of potassium, enzymes, and myoglobin from within cells. Ischemic renal dysfunction secondary to hypotension and diminished renal perfusion results in acute tubular necrosis and uremia.Relief Work: Assistance, such as money, food, or shelter, given to the needy, aged, or victims of disaster. It is usually granted on a temporary basis. (From The American Heritage Dictionary, 2d college ed)Fatty Liver: Lipid infiltration of the hepatic parenchymal cells resulting in a yellow-colored liver. The abnormal lipid accumulation is usually in the form of TRIGLYCERIDES, either as a single large droplet or multiple small droplets. Fatty liver is caused by an imbalance in the metabolism of FATTY ACIDS.Efficiency, Organizational: The capacity of an organization, institution, or business to produce desired results with a minimum expenditure of energy, time, money, personnel, materiel, etc.Foxes: Any of several carnivores in the family CANIDAE, that possess erect ears and long bushy tails and are smaller than WOLVES. They are classified in several genera and found on all continents except Antarctica.Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Non-invasive method of demonstrating internal anatomy based on the principle that atomic nuclei in a strong magnetic field absorb pulses of radiofrequency energy and emit them as radiowaves which can be reconstructed into computerized images. The concept includes proton spin tomographic techniques.Image Enhancement: Improvement of the quality of a picture by various techniques, including computer processing, digital filtering, echocardiographic techniques, light and ultrastructural MICROSCOPY, fluorescence spectrometry and microscopy, scintigraphy, and in vitro image processing at the molecular level.Image Interpretation, Computer-Assisted: Methods developed to aid in the interpretation of ultrasound, radiographic images, etc., for diagnosis of disease.Artifacts: Any visible result of a procedure which is caused by the procedure itself and not by the entity being analyzed. Common examples include histological structures introduced by tissue processing, radiographic images of structures that are not naturally present in living tissue, and products of chemical reactions that occur during analysis.Reproducibility of Results: The statistical reproducibility of measurements (often in a clinical context), including the testing of instrumentation or techniques to obtain reproducible results. The concept includes reproducibility of physiological measurements, which may be used to develop rules to assess probability or prognosis, or response to a stimulus; reproducibility of occurrence of a condition; and reproducibility of experimental results.Technology, High-Cost: Advanced technology that is costly, requires highly skilled personnel, and is unique in its particular application. Includes innovative, specialized medical/surgical procedures as well as advanced diagnostic and therapeutic equipment.Designer Drugs: Drugs designed and synthesized, often for illegal street use, by modification of existing drug structures (e.g., amphetamines). Of special interest are MPTP (a reverse ester of meperidine), MDA (3,4-methylenedioxyamphetamine), and MDMA (3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine). Many drugs act on the aminergic system, the physiologically active biogenic amines.Drug Industry: That segment of commercial enterprise devoted to the design, development, and manufacture of chemical products for use in the diagnosis and treatment of disease, disability, or other dysfunction, or to improve function.Travel: Aspects of health and disease related to travel.Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy: Treatment technique in a virtual environment which allows the participant to experience a sense of presence in an immersive, computer-generated, three-dimensional, interactive environment that minimizes avoidance behavior and facilitates emotional involvement. (from Curr Psychiatry Rep (2010) 12:298)Advertising as Topic: The act or practice of calling public attention to a product, service, need, etc., especially by paid announcements in newspapers, magazines, on radio, or on television. (Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)Automobile Driving: The effect of environmental or physiological factors on the driver and driving ability. Included are driving fatigue, and the effect of drugs, disease, and physical disabilities on driving.Dissent and Disputes: Differences of opinion or disagreements that may arise, for example, between health professionals and patients or their families, or against a political regime.China: A country spanning from central Asia to the Pacific Ocean.WashingtonRNA, Spliced Leader: The small RNAs which provide spliced leader sequences, SL1, SL2, SL3, SL4 and SL5 (short sequences which are joined to the 5' ends of pre-mRNAs by TRANS-SPLICING). They are found primarily in primitive eukaryotes (protozoans and nematodes).Leadership: The function of directing or controlling the actions or attitudes of an individual or group with more or less willing acquiescence of the followers.Electric Organ: In about 250 species of electric fishes, modified muscle fibers forming disklike multinucleate plates arranged in stacks like batteries in series and embedded in a gelatinous matrix. A large torpedo ray may have half a million plates. Muscles in different parts of the body may be modified, i.e., the trunk and tail in the electric eel, the hyobranchial apparatus in the electric ray, and extrinsic eye muscles in the stargazers. Powerful electric organs emit pulses in brief bursts several times a second. They serve to stun prey and ward off predators. A large torpedo ray can produce of shock of more than 200 volts, capable of stunning a human. (Storer et al., General Zoology, 6th ed, p672)Facility Regulation and Control: Formal voluntary or governmental procedures and standards required of hospitals and health or other facilities to improve operating efficiency, and for the protection of the consumer.Software: Sequential operating programs and data which instruct the functioning of a digital computer.Automobiles: A usually four-wheeled automotive vehicle designed for passenger transportation and commonly propelled by an internal-combustion engine using a volatile fuel. (Webster, 1973)Bulimia: Eating an excess amount of food in a short period of time, as seen in the disorder of BULIMIA NERVOSA. It is caused by an abnormal craving for food, or insatiable hunger also known as "ox hunger".Vehicle Emissions: Gases, fumes, vapors, and odors escaping from the cylinders of a gasoline or diesel internal-combustion engine. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed & Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)Gasoline: Volative flammable fuel (liquid hydrocarbons) derived from crude petroleum by processes such as distillation reforming, polymerization, etc.Law Enforcement: Organized efforts to insure obedience to the laws of a community.Asbestos: Asbestos. Fibrous incombustible mineral composed of magnesium and calcium silicates with or without other elements. It is relatively inert chemically and used in thermal insulation and fireproofing. Inhalation of dust causes asbestosis and later lung and gastrointestinal neoplasms.Asbestos, Serpentine: A type of asbestos that occurs in nature as the dihydrate of magnesium silicate. It exists in two forms: antigorite, a plated variety, and chrysotile, a fibrous variety. The latter makes up 95% of all asbestos products. (From Merck Index, 11th ed, p.893)Asbestos, Crocidolite: A lavender, acid-resistant asbestos.Asbestos, Amphibole: A class of asbestos that includes silicates of magnesium, iron, calcium, and sodium. The fibers are generally brittle and cannot be spun, but are more resistant to chemicals and heat than ASBESTOS, SERPENTINE. (From Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, 11th ed)Asbestos, Amosite: Asbestos, grunerite. A monoclinic amphibole form of asbestos having long fibers and a high iron content. It is used in insulation. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)Mesothelioma: A tumor derived from mesothelial tissue (peritoneum, pleura, pericardium). It appears as broad sheets of cells, with some regions containing spindle-shaped, sarcoma-like cells and other regions showing adenomatous patterns. Pleural mesotheliomas have been linked to exposure to asbestos. (Dorland, 27th ed)Drugs, Chinese Herbal: Chinese herbal or plant extracts which are used as drugs to treat diseases or promote general well-being. The concept does not include synthesized compounds manufactured in China.Artificial Intelligence: Theory and development of COMPUTER SYSTEMS which perform tasks that normally require human intelligence. Such tasks may include speech recognition, LEARNING; VISUAL PERCEPTION; MATHEMATICAL COMPUTING; reasoning, PROBLEM SOLVING, DECISION-MAKING, and translation of language.Support Vector Machines: Learning algorithms which are a set of related supervised computer learning methods that analyze data and recognize patterns, and used for classification and regression analysis.Algorithms: A procedure consisting of a sequence of algebraic formulas and/or logical steps to calculate or determine a given task.Test Taking Skills: Skills and strategies, unrelated to the traits a test is intended to measure, that may increase test takers' scores -- may include the effects of coaching or experience in taking tests. (ERIC Thesaurus)Learning: Relatively permanent change in behavior that is the result of past experience or practice. The concept includes the acquisition of knowledge.Pattern Recognition, Automated: In INFORMATION RETRIEVAL, machine-sensing or identification of visible patterns (shapes, forms, and configurations). (Harrod's Librarians' Glossary, 7th ed)Problem-Based Learning: Instructional use of examples or cases to teach using problem-solving skills and critical thinking.Pharyngeal Muscles: The muscles of the PHARYNX are voluntary muscles arranged in two layers. The external circular layer consists of three constrictors (superior, middle, and inferior). The internal longitudinal layer consists of the palatopharyngeus, the salpingopharyngeus, and the stylopharyngeus. During swallowing, the outer layer constricts the pharyngeal wall and the inner layer elevates pharynx and LARYNX.Health Care Costs: The actual costs of providing services related to the delivery of health care, including the costs of procedures, therapies, and medications. It is differentiated from HEALTH EXPENDITURES, which refers to the amount of money paid for the services, and from fees, which refers to the amount charged, regardless of cost.Costs and Cost Analysis: Absolute, comparative, or differential costs pertaining to services, institutions, resources, etc., or the analysis and study of these costs.Health Status: The level of health of the individual, group, or population as subjectively assessed by the individual or by more objective measures.Public Health: Branch of medicine concerned with the prevention and control of disease and disability, and the promotion of physical and mental health of the population on the international, national, state, or municipal level.Health Systems Plans: Statements of goals for the delivery of health services pertaining to the Health Systems Agency service area, established under PL 93-641, and consistent with national guidelines for health planning.Delivery of Health Care: The concept concerned with all aspects of providing and distributing health services to a patient population.
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German automaker Porsche threatened Zotye with legal action after it revealed the Zotye SR9 in 2016, which is said to resemble ... At the 2010 Beijing Motor Show, more than 20 electric vehicles were on display, most of which came from native automakers. As ... "China to Foreign Automakers: Drop Dead". Frank Williams. 2007-08-16. Retrieved 2007-12-17. "GM Daewoo claimed their ... The company had the largest production volume of any Chinese automaker in 2014, making more than 4.5 million vehicles. SAIC ...
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Development at the automaker slowed; the production version of the LP 500 missed the 1972 Geneva Show, and only the P400 GTS ... Lamborghini now had an offering that positioned the fledgling automaker as a leader in the world of supercars, while the 400GT ... Changes in tax laws and a desire to make full use of the factory's manufacturing capacity meant that the Italian automaker ... At the 1968 Brussels auto show, the automaker unveiled the Miura P400 Roadster (more commonly the Miura Spider), an open-top ...
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Ford, the healthiest of all the automakers, continues funding at pre-crisis levels. From the 2005 season it has been rumored ... Rumors have floated that Toyota may leave the Camping World Truck Series or Nationwide Series; the automaker has denied these ...
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In the middle of the decade, SAIC attempted to acquire the British automaker MG Rover, but in 2005 was outbid by another ... A Fortune Global 100 company and one of the "Big Four" state-owned Chinese automakers (along with Chang'an Motors, FAW Group, ... In 2002 it participated in GM's purchase of Korean automaker Daewoo, acquiring a 10% stake in the newly formed GM Daewoo ... In 2010, SAIC produced 3.58 million units, the largest output of any China-based automaker that year. In February 2011, SAIC ...
Without ZEV credits, automakers cannot sell in California. Automakers with excess credits can sell them. No automaker has ever ... PZEVs do, however, provide benefits to the originating automaker in the form of ZEV credits. Automakers must have a certain ... The category was made in a bargain between automakers and the California Air Resources Board (CARB), so that automobile makers ... "Dirty Secret: Green Cars Automakers Won't Sell You". MSN. ... dependant on the automaker for warranty length ) for zero ...
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Bill Ford says automaker more nimble than ever. Chris Woodyard, USA TODAY Published 1:13 a.m. ET July 30, 2013 , Updated 7:54 ... Bill Ford says automaker more nimble than ever. Bill Ford says Ford Motor is now "open minded and nimble" when it come to ... Bill Ford says automaker more nimble than ever Bill Ford says Ford Motor is now "open minded and nimble" when it come to ...
... one of Chinas three largest domestic automakers, said on Wednesday it expects to produce 700,000 vehicles this year. ... one of Chinas three largest domestic automakers, said on Wednesday it expects to produce 700,000 vehicles this year. ... Chinas automakers -- including foreign joint ventures -- sold 3.248 million vehicles in 2002, an increase of 37.1 percent from ... SHANGHAI -- Shanghai Automotive Industry Corp., one of Chinas three largest domestic automakers, said on Wednesday it expects ...
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Peter Henry Geoffrey Morgan (November 3, 1919 - October 20, 2003) was an English sports car manufacturer and Chairman of Morgan Motor Company (MMC) from 1959 until his death in 2003. Peter inherited the Malvern, Worcestershire-based company from his father H.F.S. Morgan. Despite pressures to "modernize", he maintained the family firms traditions of hand-crafted workmanship and slow organic growth until his son Charles took over as managing director. Morgan was born in Chestnut Villa, his parents house which was adjacent to the car factory in Malvern Link and where he grew up alongside his four sisters. He attended a local preparatory school, the Link School, before going to Oundle School in Northamptonshire. On leaving school he attended the Chelsea College of Automobile and Aero Engineering obtaining a first class diploma in 1940. His first job was with the British Ermeto Corporation but he shortly left and joined the Royal Army Service Corps (RASC) where he served in the motor workshops in ...
Charles Morgan was the Managing Director of the Morgan Motor Company, a UK car manufacturer. The grandson of the founder of the company, H.F.S. Morgan, and the son of the companys former chairman Peter Morgan, Charles Morgan joined the family firm full-time in 1985. Previously he had worked for 10 years as a news cameraman for ITN and then briefly in the publishing industry. After the Morgan Motor Company was featured on the BBCs Troubleshooter in 1991, he obtained an MBA. In 2013, he was removed as Morgans managing director and continued as strategy director until October 2013, when he was voted off the companys board. He remains a minority shareholder. With Gregory Houston Bowden, Morgan is the author of Morgan - 100 Years: The Official History of the Worlds Greatest Sports Car, published in 2008. Morgan Motor Company web-site Archived March 26, 2010, at the Wayback Machine. Dunne, Helen; "Classic reversal of fortune", The Telegraph, 12 May 2009 Ping Chan, Szu (18 October 2013). "Charles ...
Despite media reports suggesting that Germanys Volkswagen could become the worlds most important automaker, Japans Toyota ... Toyota, like other automakers, has been hit hard by the global economic downturn and has forecast its first ever loss for the ... Despite media reports suggesting that Germanys Volkswagen could become the worlds most important automaker, Japans Toyota ... staying ahead of Germanys Volkswagen in the race to be this years top selling automaker.. Toyota, which ended General Motors ...
Automakers & Tech. Giants Step into the Playing Field: Prepare for these big players, dominant in the consumer psyche, to take ... Moreover, other powerful industries are showing interest in UBI industry; a recent trend of automakers forming relationships ...
German premium automakers are also better resourced to absorb the shock, by ramping up sales of plug-in hybrids already in ...
... 12 Signs The Economic Slowdown The Experts Have Been Warning About Is Now Here. ... This has been the worst year for U.S. automakers since the last recession, and seven out of the eight largest fell short of ... 9 Nearly all of the big automakers reported disappointing sales in March, and dealer inventories have now risen to the highest ... and restaurants and automakers have both fallen on very hard times. As economic activity has slowed down, commercial and ...
1 U.S. automaker. Suryadevara, 39, has played an integral role in some significant deals GM has made as it has restructured ...
9 of Americas Lesser-Known Automakers. Beyond the big three giant car companies in the U.S., most people are familiar with the ...
Japans devastating earthquake in March has taken its toll on the countrys automakers according to new data unveiled on Monday ... With Japanese automakers unable to fill orders, imports, led by Volkswagen AG (VOWG_p.DE) and Daimlers (DAIGn.DE) Mercedes- ... Japanese new vehicle sales in April halved, sinking to the lowest monthly tally on record, as domestic automakers felt the full ... Japans devastating earthquake in March has taken its toll on the countrys automakers according to new data unveiled on Monday ...
Automakers Drive Towards Hydrogen Cars Toyota and BMW have formed an alliance to work on fuel cell cars. So have Daimler, Ford ... Other major automakers have signaled that theyre fuel cell, too.. But where does the technology stand now, and what needs to ... But the partnerships, the recent announcements by the automakers have identified cost as a key area for development, whether ... And one of the ways that were working on that challenge is through highly collaborative relationships between automakers, ...
Tesla replaces Toyota as worlds most valuable automaker. Teslas Fremont, California, plant was closed for roughly half of ...
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When it comes to automakers, none has captured the imagination - or the headlines - quite like Tesla has in 2013. But, whats ... When it comes to automakers, none has captured the imagination - or the headlines - quite like Tesla has in 2013. But, whats ... "I dont particularly love automakers as an investment relative to other investments," says Karabell. "But, I do think Ford has ... So, while Tesla was the automaker everyone was talking about in 2013, which one will be the carmaker of 2014? ...
Detroit Automakers Spurn Ethanol Mandate. Car industry lobbyists are fighting to resist mandates to build more cars capable of ... Automakers say adding flex-fuel technology will force the price tag up an additional $100 to $300 per vehicle. ... which would require automakers to produce more cars and trucks capable of running on high blends of alternative fuels, as well ... energy and climate bill that would force automakers to produce more flex-fuel vehicles.. Thus far, Congress has refrained from ...
Automakers sales reports came the same day the U.S.-based automakers presented plans to Congress explaining how they expect to ... 1 automaker, said truck sales plummeted 36 percent, while demand for passenger cars fell 32 percent, despite the automakers ... Some automakers report percentages adjusted for sales days. There were 25 sales days last month, the same as in November 2007. ... George Pipas, the automakers top sales analyst, attributed that improvement in part to the sharp decline in gasoline prices ...
... * 1. China in 2025 and Implications for Automakers Bill Russo Edward Tse Chee- ... China in 2025 and Implications for Automakers 4 * 5. Gao Feng Advisory Company By 2025, a pay-per-use model will emerge as a ... China in 2025 and Implications for Automakers * 10. Gao Feng Advisory Company 10 About the authors Edward Tse is founder and ... Chinese automakers could continue to serve this base by leveraging their lower- cost advantage and improving their product ...
Indias top car and sport-utility vehicle makers punched through several sales records in October, with customers drawn by new models and special offers for the ongoing festival season.
Automakers promised Wednesday to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions from their U.S. factories by 10 percent over the coming ... Automakers promised Wednesday to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions from their U.S. factories by 10 percent over the coming ... WASHINGTON -- Automakers promised Wednesday to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions from their U.S. factories by 10 percent over ... Alliance President Josephine Cooper notes further that automakers are working on new technologies to make future vehicles more ...
Japanese automaker Nissan and French automaker Renault are reportedly weighing a deal to fully merge their companies after ... Nissan, Renault merger? Japanese, French automakers reportedly discuss deal. Japanese automaker Nissan and French automaker ... Nissan, Renault merger? Japanese, French automakers reportedly discuss deal Japanese automaker Nissan and French automaker ... Japanese automaker Nissan and French automaker Renault are reportedly weighing a deal to fully merge after years of close ...
Toyotas recently appointed chief quality officer for North America said this week the automakers repairs of recalled vehicles ... Toyota quality officer says automaker is doing well By Scott Sloan - [email protected] ... Toyotas recently appointed chief quality officer for North America said this week the automakers repairs of recalled vehicles ...
... automakers told the Obama administration on Tuesday that they have the technology to help the country reduce its dependence on ... The Detroit automakers are expected to submit plans by Feb. 17 that show how they could become profitable in the future. ... Automakers oppose Californias program and want the government to set a single standard. Mary Nichols, chairwoman of the ... Automakers expect more stringent fuel-efficiency standards. Obama has asked the EPA to reconsider past denials of ...
Automakers Help Aging Drivers Travel More Safely Some car companies are developing high-tech solutions to help older people ... Automakers Help Aging Drivers Travel More Safely. Listen · 12:46 12:46 ... Automakers Help Aging Drivers Travel More Safely. Listen · 12:46 12:46 ... And since losing driving privileges is a big deal, especially in this country, automakers are working to give people better ...
  • SHANGHAI -- Shanghai Automotive Industry Corp., one of China's three largest domestic automakers, said on Wednesday it expects to produce 700,000 vehicles this year, up around 15 percent from 2002. (autonews.com)
  • Japanese new vehicle sales in April halved, sinking to the lowest monthly tally on record, as domestic automakers felt the full brunt of the March 11 earthquake and tsunami. (ibtimes.com)
  • SAO PAULO, Nov 8 (Reuters) - Brazilian steelmaker Companhia Siderurgica Nacional (CSN) said on Thursday it is negotiating a 27.5 percent price hike next year for steel for domestic automakers. (reuters.com)
  • Japanese automaker Nissan and French automaker Renault are reportedly weighing a deal to fully merge their companies after years of close cooperation and ownership ties. (usatoday.com)
  • Foreign and local ventures, including French automaker Renault, are setting up new plants to meet growing demand of cars in the 200,000 to 250,000 auto market. (com.pk)
  • In a letter last week to the NHTSA seen by Reuters, the group of automakers said industry support of an agreement "reaffirms our shared commitment to safety, and signals to the public the areas in which government and industry intend to collaborate to further improve automotive safety. (reuters.com)
  • A group of automakers has developed a common questionnaire for suppliers to cut red tape and boost sustainability. (cips.org)
  • Despite media reports suggesting that Germany's Volkswagen could become the world's most important automaker, Japan's Toyota has posted first quarter sales figures of 1.76 million vehicles sold, showing itself ahead of Volkswagen. (france24.com)
  • Global automakers have been battling for dominance in the world's No. 2 market as annual sales continue to slide from a record high 17.55 million vehicles in 2016. (reuters.com)
  • As the world's leading supplier of aluminum flat rolled products, Novelis partners with leading automakers such as Jaguar Land Rover, BMW and Ford to supply the next generation of aluminum vehicles. (prnewswire.com)
  • That's what the automaker dubbed its reworked business plan for the world's largest auto market where it has been perpetually behind its competition. (thedetroitbureau.com)
  • The opposition is aimed at language in Chairman Henry Waxman's (D-Calif.) bill that would create an 'open fuel standard,' which would require automakers to produce more cars and trucks capable of running on high blends of alternative fuels, as well as a possible amendment from Rep. Eliot Engel (D-N.Y.) that would strengthen the requirements. (scientificamerican.com)
  • The settlement would also require automakers to provide free rental cars to owners of the highest-risk cars. (ctnow.com)
  • Farley will lead the storied automaker into the future starting Oct. 1 2020, when current CEO Jim Hackett retires. (dailyherald.com)
  • TOKYO (Reuters) - A second year of slowing growth in the U.S. auto market is forcing Japanese automakers to look beyond discounts to grow market share and focus more on boosting profitability in their largest market. (reuters.com)
  • Reuters has learned from a source that Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is suing Chinese automaker Jiangling Motor for copying the design of the Range Rover Evoque for one of their vehicles, the Landwind X7 - see the video below. (torquenews.com)
  • DETROIT (Reuters) - The U.S. government and a group of leading global automakers are set to announce a ground-breaking voluntary agreement at the Detroit auto show on Friday aimed at dramatically improving the industry's safety, according to company officials. (reuters.com)
  • In recent days, NHTSA and automakers have continued to propose revisions, including discussions about government-industry working groups, according to auto industry officials who spoke to Reuters at the Detroit show. (reuters.com)
  • these [flex-fuel vehicles] mandate proposals do exactly the opposite,' wrote Dave McCurdy, president of the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers , a trade group representing the Detroit automakers, Toyota Motor Corp. and others. (scientificamerican.com)
  • Toyota Motor Corp., Japan's No. 1 automaker, said truck sales plummeted 36 percent, while demand for passenger cars fell 32 percent, despite the automaker's extension of zero-percent financing on a dozen vehicles through the end of the month. (cnbc.com)
  • The costs of U.S. discounting has cut into operating profits at most Japanese automakers, including Toyota Motor Corp ( 7203.T ), and Mazda Motor Corp ( 7261.T ), where North American earnings are poised to fall for the third straight year this year. (reuters.com)
  • But the alliance bragged that it collectively sold more vehicles than any other automaker in 2017. (usatoday.com)
  • In an interview earlier this month, Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa said that the days of its high incentives would end once the automaker unloads inventories of 2017 models by the end of the financial year in March, as big discounts were unsustainable in a market where growth had stalled. (reuters.com)
  • AFP - Toyota Motor said Thursday it had sold about 1.76 million vehicles worldwide in the first quarter of 2009, staying ahead of Germany's Volkswagen in the race to be this year's top selling automaker. (france24.com)
  • An industry trade group led by Detroit's Big Three urged lawmakers on the House Energy and Commerce Committee this week to oppose language in the Democrats' energy and climate bill that would force automakers to produce more flex-fuel vehicles . (scientificamerican.com)
  • Alliance President Josephine Cooper notes further that automakers are working on new technologies to make future vehicles more fuel-efficient. (autonews.com)
  • Next month, Beijing is due to release a 10-year industry development plan for "new energy vehicles," and automakers worry it will impose further curbs on production or imports. (washingtontimes.com)
  • The European auto market is loaded with vehicles manufactured by automakers like Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Porsche, and Audi. (articlealley.com)
  • Automakers asked federal regulators to take that into consideration, but last week the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) jointly finalized standards for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles that pretty much stick to previous targets, when there were more fuel efficient vehicles on the road. (consumeraffairs.com)
  • Automakers have argued that the current fuel-economy goals were too stringent given the market shift away from passenger cars toward trucks and sport utility vehicles. (nytimes.com)
  • Automakers have argued that the current goals - which the E.P.A. said translate to an average fuel-economy sticker of 36 miles per gallon - were too stringent given the market shift away from passenger cars toward trucks and sport utility vehicles. (nytimes.com)
  • While automakers flag the need for more discipline on discounts, industry experts are skeptical as to whether they can keep spending in check as an expected 2.3 percent slide in annual sales to around 16.8 million vehicles this year will likely keep the race for market share fierce. (reuters.com)
  • With the pie getting smaller, you'll probably see incentives continuing on the most profitable vehicles as well as where automakers do not want to lose their market share," said Brad Korner, general manager of Cox Automotive Rates and Incentives. (reuters.com)
  • As automakers increasingly turn to aluminum to achieve better fuel efficiency and reduce CO 2 emissions in their vehicles, Novelis remains the supplier of choice and the only manufacturer of automotive aluminum sheet in the three major auto-producing regions of the world. (prnewswire.com)
  • The group, representing 12 automakers that build 77 percent of the light-duty vehicles sold in the U.S., wants action on lowering the industry's fuel economy and emissions targets. (thetruthaboutcars.com)
  • In recent months, the alliance, as well as the CEOs of various automakers, have expressed concern about how CAFE targets could impact their business and the cost of vehicles. (thetruthaboutcars.com)
  • Some Detroit automakers started cranking out vehicles Monday, but it will take longer to fully restart other plants. (wspa.com)
  • Automakers recalled a record-setting 63.95 million vehicles in the United States in 2014, incurring large fines from the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). (reuters.com)
  • In an effort to sway consumer's minds when it comes to the types of vehicles they purchase and the regulations concerning fuel mileage of those vehicles, a consortium of automakers is running radio and print advertising in some states. (autoblog.com)
  • Another class action lawsuit has been filed over Volkswagen diesel vehicles equipped with software designed to cheat federal emissions tests, this time by a Pennsylvania couple who says the German automaker committed fraud against hundreds of thousands of consumers. (aboutlawsuits.com)
  • The four centers of competence are dedicated to: product, design, innovation and new energy vehicles, the automaker said. (thedetroitbureau.com)
  • Like so many other companies before them, the South Korean and German automakers are looking to find a way to get to the promised land of alternative fuel vehicles. (thedetroitbureau.com)
  • The Big Three American automakers took turns last Monday at the Detroit Auto Show announcing plans to build vehicles that will produce dramatically reduced emissions of air pollutants, starting with the 1999 models due out next fall. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • Automakers in Europe fear a lukewarm consumer response to the fleet of electric vehicles they are preparing to launch to comply with tougher emissions regulations, but they do have one lifeline: the plug-in hybrid electric vehicle. (autonews.com)
  • Even before VW Group admitted to using software that made its engines operate more efficiently during testing than on the road, it was known that automakers were exploiting loopholes in the old NEDC cycle to avoid fitting expensive exhaust cleaning technology to their vehicles. (autonews.com)
  • In documents filed Thursday with a federal court in Miami, the automakers agreed to pay $553 million to compensate owners and widen their efforts to make sure vehicles are being repaired. (ctnow.com)
  • Germany's top three automakers said they will recall 2.5 million vehicles in the U.S. equipped with Takata brand air bag inflators that can deploy dangerously, adding another large batch of cars, trucks and SUVs to the most complex recall in automotive history. (ibtimes.com)
  • This week's announcements add another automaker, Volkswagen, and another automotive brand, Mercedes-Benz, to a growing list of vehicles that carry air bag inflators that can injure drivers or passengers with metal fragments that tear through the bags when they're deployed. (ibtimes.com)
  • But that's not stopping automakers from continuing to make huge investments in green vehicles, introducing one model after another. (nytimes.com)
  • Last year, automakers sold about 120,000 all-electric vehicles and plug-in hybrid ones like the Volt - a 20 percent increase over the previous year, but still a fraction of the overall industry volume. (nytimes.com)
  • They face even tougher mandates in California, which requires that 15.4 percent of the vehicles automakers sell be powered by alternative technology by 2025. (nytimes.com)
  • The problem touched off the biggest recall in U.S. automotive history, involving 19 automakers, 42 million vehicles and up to 69 million inflators. (timesreporter.com)
  • When it comes to automakers, none has captured the imagination - or the headlines - quite like Tesla has in 2013. (yahoo.com)
  • So, while Tesla was the automaker everyone was talking about in 2013, which one will be the carmaker of 2014? (yahoo.com)
  • Instead, he identified them as retail giant Amazon, Chinese search engine Baidu, electric car maker Tesla, iPhone maker Apple, and Japanese automaker Toyota. (dailyherald.com)
  • GM has modeled both moderate and severe downturn scenarios similar to 2008-09 to get a sense of how it might affect profitability and cash flow at the automaker, Dhivya Suryadevara, the company's finance head stated. (shtfplan.com)
  • But the move frustrated some automakers that had asked for more time to contest the government's target for fuel economy in 2025, and it will most likely make it more difficult for a Trump administration to dial it back. (nytimes.com)
  • And that figure is not nearly what automakers will need if they are to meet the required corporate average fuel economy of 54.5 miles per gallon by 2025. (nytimes.com)
  • Up until 2014, it appeared automakers were on cruise control as they worked their way toward meeting the government's mandated fuel economy standards, known as CAFE. (consumeraffairs.com)
  • That's proved to be a problem for automakers, since the CAFE targets are based on the average fuel economy of a manufacturer's fleet. (consumeraffairs.com)
  • Brauer says automakers may have erred in doing such a good job in meeting the CAFE standards every time the government raised them. (consumeraffairs.com)
  • But automakers are expected to ask the incoming Trump administration to review the decision. (nytimes.com)
  • President Donald Trump on Wednesday moved to invoke a federal law that allows the government to marshal the private sector to deal with the coronavirus epidemic, as the economic damage mounted with word that Detroit's Big Three automakers agreed to shut down all their factories to protect workers. (kimt.com)
  • WASHINGTON -- Automakers promised Wednesday to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions from their U.S. factories by 10 percent over the coming decade. (autonews.com)
  • Meantime, the automaker is in gear and trying to pull away from Dieselgate, VW's self-inflicted emissions scandal. (torquenews.com)
  • That means their sales will not only help reduce automakers' average CO2 when the 95g/km average kicks in next year, they also count as so-called "supercredit" sales until 2023, letting automakers offset purchases of their higher-emissions cars. (autonews.com)
  • The announcements by G.M. and Hyundai are the latest attempt to find the winning formula for electric cars as automakers feel increasing pressure to meet strict federal regulations for emissions and fuel economy. (nytimes.com)
  • Automakers met with the NHTSA in Chicago on Dec. 16 and since then exchanged proposed "Principles for Working Collaboratively to Enhance Motor Vehicle and Traffic Safety. (reuters.com)
  • Since then, NHTSA has been more aggressive in handing out fines and demanding outside monitors oversee automaker safety compliance. (reuters.com)
  • According to NHTSA, the new batch of recalls raises the number of affected automakers to 12. (ibtimes.com)
  • NHTSA eventually demanded the automakers extend these regional recalls nationwide. (ibtimes.com)
  • a recent trend of automakers forming relationships across the UBI industry promises to be a major game-changer in this rapidly expanding market. (prweb.com)
  • Disruptions in the automotive industry, which today are often digitally enabled, are creating a wealth of opportunities and challenges for automakers, suppliers, and new market entrants. (bcg.com)
  • WASHINGTON - Displaying green cars, automakers told the Obama administration on Tuesday that they have the technology to help the country reduce its dependence on imported oil and help thestruggling industry enter a new era. (newsday.com)
  • Soaring palladium and platinum prices likely will return to more reasonable levels within a few weeks, before it has a serious effect on automakers, when a key supplier straightens out export issues, industry insiders say. (wardsauto.com)
  • The accord would be voluntary, but industry watchers said regulators would expect automakers to stick to their undertakings. (reuters.com)
  • He said he wanted the industry to "get to a stage where safety is no longer a competitive edge used by one automaker against another. (reuters.com)
  • With Japanese automakers unable to fill orders, imports, led by Volkswagen AG (VOWG_p.DE) and Daimler's (DAIGn.DE) Mercedes-Benz, have been picking up much of the slack. (ibtimes.com)
  • It's not clear how the deal would affect the third player in the global alliance, Japanese automaker Mitsubishi. (usatoday.com)
  • SAN FRANCISCO (CBS.MW) -- A move down by the yen against the dollar helped push Japanese automakers higher Friday during an abbreviated U.S. trading session. (marketwatch.com)
  • According to the annual Harbour Report on productivity the Detroit's Big Three carmakers continue to narrow the gap with its Japanese automaker rivals in terms of production efficiency. (articlealley.com)
  • I've also heard people argue that the American public wants cars that have good horsepower and that such a thing is something japanese and euro automakers can't provide. (crunchyroll.com)
  • Another is competition from Japanese automakers, who are developing their own less-polluting cars. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • Plante Moran in Southfield released the results of its 19th annual North American Automotive OEM - Supplier Working Relations Index Study, which shows that the major U.S. and Japanese automakers are making limited progress in their supplier relations. (dbusiness.com)
  • Lugar called for a new legal mandate that will require U.S. automakers to raise mileage standards, a massive infusion of new federal funding for fuel research (generated by an automatic tax that would kick in when oil prices drop below $45 a barrel) and the production of 100 billion gallons of ethanol annually, which would largely replace current international oil imports into the U.S. (typepad.com)
  • This week Chinese automakers were reported to issue an Australian recall, as some cars were found to contain asbestos, a harmful fiber that is banned in Australia and 55 countries around the world. (automotive.com)
  • On Thursday, Brazil's Congress approved a long-awaited incentive plan for automakers known as Rota 2030, which will give tax breaks for factories in the Northeast region as well as for developing cars powered by ethanol, drawn by Brazil's strong sugar cane production. (reuters.com)
  • Automakers' efforts to weaken the E.P.A. standard, to which they agreed, will deny Americans the benefits of higher-tech cars," said Daniel Becker, the director of Safe Climate Campaign. (nytimes.com)
  • Automakers are set to announce Thursday that by 2022, nearly all US cars will take advantage of automatic emergency brake technology, in one of the biggest coups for auto safety since the universal implementation of seat belts. (csmonitor.com)
  • Automakers began building various iterations of auto braking into cars in 1997. (csmonitor.com)
  • KARACHI: Malaysia's automaker Proton Holdings planned to introduce its electric and other green-cars in Pakistan in partnership with a local car assembler in a deal touted to bring $200 to 300 million of investment in the country, people with knowledge of the matter said on Thursday. (com.pk)
  • Equally as important, the automaker is trying to justify the higher-priced electric cars they will be selling, said Sengpiehl, a veteran of Hyundai. (torquenews.com)
  • Now automakers can capitalize on that feeling by teaming with a division of BlackBerry that is developing a way to replicate the sound of yesteryear's driving experience, even as cars become quieter and more fuel efficient. (huffingtonpost.ca)
  • Owners are advised to check directly with automakers to see if their cars are affected. (ibtimes.com)
  • They joined a host of other automakers that have rolled out electric cars of their own in recent years. (nytimes.com)
  • Kevin Dean, a South Carolina lawyer who has 25 cases pending against Takata, says there's evidence that automakers knew Takata inflators were defective yet continued to use them, but automakers say they were deceived by Takata and shouldn't be liable. (timesreporter.com)
  • 4. For Chinese suppliers have no mature applicable automated driving solutions, the emerging automakers choose either Mobileye's solutions or independent development and iterations, of which NIO, WM Motor and YOUXIA Motors partner with Mobileye. (researchandmarkets.com)
  • The study is watched by automakers because their supplier relations rating on the WRI is highly correlated to the benefits that the OEM receives from its suppliers, including more investment in innovation and technology, lower pricing, and better supplier support, all of which contribute to the OEMs' operating profit and competitive strength. (dbusiness.com)
  • The OAA is dedicated to building an open ecosystem around a common platform in order to drive innovation in the car, allowing automakers to deliver cutting-edge technology more quickly to drivers. (greencarcongress.com)
  • Tianjin Auto, the country's fourth biggest carmaker, signed an agreement last year to sell most of its stake in listed automaker Tianjin Xiali to FAW. (autonews.com)
  • Unfortunately, it's difficult for the average driver to figure out the fine points of auto safety because of a lack of information from the automakers and complex government reports that give only a limited picture of a vehicle's accident record and potential for keeping those inside from harm. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • Automakers are competing with each other based on the tech auto buyers want. (informationweek.com)
  • In Western Europe and above all in Germany, uncertainty about the future form of taxes on carbon-dioxide missions plagues automakers, said auto analyst Marc- Renne Tonn of MM Warburg. (trend.az)
  • True, GM clinched a new four-year labor contract with striking United Auto Workers that, if ratified by union members, could put the automaker on more even footing with its Asian rivals. (nbcnews.com)
  • Whatever the reason, the automakers' apparent new commitment of research and development resources to the cause of environmentalism deserves both attention and encouragement. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • Bill Ford says automaker 'more nimble' than ever Bill Ford says Ford Motor is now "open minded and nimble" when it come to innovations and new ideas, making it better positioned to take advantage of new opportunities. (usatoday.com)
  • When Ford introduced the Mustang Fastback in 1964, they had beaten the competition to the punch, but the other automakers were hot on their heels. (articlealley.com)
  • Ford had beaten all other automakers to the punch when they introduced the Ford Mustang in 1964. (articlealley.com)
  • We've known for years that the big-3 automakers (GM, Chrysler, and Ford) have been in trouble due to diminishing sales and their inability to adapt to changing market trends. (crunchyroll.com)
  • The automaker has reduced capacity, pared its workforce, shut plants and scored a victory with its union deal on health care, which removes some $50 billion in health-care liabilities from its books. (nbcnews.com)
  • The justices today said that automakers can be sued for not equipping seats with a shoulder strap, ruling that companies aren't immunized by a federal regulation that allowed lap-only belts in some rear seats prior to 2007. (bloomberg.com)
  • Once again coming as no surprise, those companies in the initiative that aren't automakers are all involved in either the supply or transport of carbon-based fuels, and in some cases both. (motorauthority.com)
  • Both companies are concerned or they wouldn't be preparing in advance, regardless of what those in higher levels at the automakers are saying to the media. (shtfplan.com)
  • In his opening remarks, Lugar tore into oil companies and American automakers with these harsh words: "Neither American oil companies nor American car companies have shown an inclination to dramatically transform their businesses in ways that will achieve the degree of change we need to address a national security emergency. (typepad.com)
  • This doesn't account for the non-automakers partnered with car companies. (thedetroitbureau.com)
  • Its current members include various famed automakers as well as leading international energy, oil & gas companies, such as Anglo American plc, Air Liquide, Iwatani, Shell and Total. (gasgoo.com)
  • Ride apps have dominated so far this year, with at least four companies in the space securing mega-rounds with automaker participation: Via, Grab, Gett and Careem. (techcrunch.com)
  • But while it pushes its fledgling automakers to create their own products, it also has alarmed global producers that operate in China by pressing them to hand over know-how and limiting access to its market. (washingtontimes.com)
  • COBE architects is planning a new and exclusive 14,000-sqm design center for global automaker geely set for completion in 2022 and located in the 'uni3 by geely' campus in gothenburg's harbour front, in sweden . (designboom.com)
  • However, an analysis of Crunchbase funding data for the 20 largest global automakers finds wide variance in investment sizes, timing and strategic focus. (techcrunch.com)
  • The global recession of 2008-2009 required heavy cuts to R&D for many struggling automakers, and in the last couple of years they've been playing catch-up. (techcrunch.com)
  • The Administrator has a keen understanding of how compliance with the government fuel economy/greenhouse gas program depends on what consumers buy, not what automakers produce. (thetruthaboutcars.com)
  • The ruling scales back a 2000 Supreme Court decision that said federal law insulates automakers from claims under state product-liability law that they should have moved more quickly to install air bags. (bloomberg.com)
  • Automakers say adding flex-fuel technology will force the price tag up an additional $100 to $300 per vehicle. (scientificamerican.com)
  • Unresolved questions aren't stopping automakers and automotive suppliers from cashing in on partial automation, in part because the incremental approach promises more revenue in the near term than keeping technology in the lab. (jordantimes.com)
  • Automakers are investing millions of dollars in state-of-the-art technology to keep employees healthy and safe. (assemblymag.com)
  • 19 emerging automakers are analytically selected in the report focusing on their layout in production, research and development, manufacturing, marketing and mobility, as well as configurations of their typical connected vehicle models, technology roadmaps and development strategies. (researchandmarkets.com)
  • Great Wall's chairman had said before the incident that the automaker was looking to double the number of overseas plants in the next three years, but if China is looking to export beyond the developing world, those plans could be in flux. (automotive.com)
  • Another automaker, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV, is planning to produce 1 million masks a month at one of its plants in China to donate to first responders and health-care providers in the United States and is supporting Italian ventilator manufacturer Siare Engineering International Group increase its output. (instituteforenergyresearch.org)
  • There have emerged more than a hundred new automakers in the wake of the rapidly expanding electric vehicle market in China over the past few years, among which fifty ones or so have gained popularity. (researchandmarkets.com)
  • Didn't GM kill the electric car and wasn't it automakers and their suppliers who colluded to run public transit into the ground? (bikeportland.org)
  • They believe that a fresh-looking logo is one key to freshening the brand's image as the marketing people show that the automaker is making good on its $25 billion electric car promise. (torquenews.com)
  • Adding a battery and electric motor to a conventionally powered vehicle preserves most of the usability that consumers know while also allowing the automaker to reduce CO2 output by between 50 percent and 80 percent. (autonews.com)
  • The Auburn Hills, Mich.-based automaker said the drops were partially a result of a 63 percent decline in fleet sales. (cnbc.com)
  • Depending on the level of automation and intensity of alert, some drivers took an average of 17 seconds to respond to a takeover request and regain control of the vehicle, in a study just released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and supported by Google and several leading automakers and suppliers. (jordantimes.com)
  • While relationships between automakers and suppliers have remained largely the same since last year, experts predict relationships will have to strengthen as mobility changes. (dbusiness.com)
  • Through the study, suppliers are asked to score automakers on 23 variables that fall into five areas: OEM-Supplier Relationship (trust), OEM Communication, OEM Help, OEM Hindrance, and Supplier Profit Opportunity. (dbusiness.com)