Canada’s automotive market in trouble 0

Investment in Canada’s motor industry is set to hit its lowest figures since the 1980’s. In what is a troubling time for the countries automotive industry, many are worrying for the future. Much of the work is being transferred to Mexico and the USA as a result of poor funding in the country. Investment in(…)

A new direction for Toyota 0

Toyota are moving forward with the way they develop their new generation of cars. At the moment, it can safely be said that the company rely on their reputation for reliability and safety in order to appeal to customers. Toyota wants to add more attributes to their current appeal factors. Kurt Sanger, an Analyst for(…)

China says hello to Qoros 0

Chery Automobile Co, the Chinese car manufacturer have joined forces with Israel Corp to launch Qoros, a new car brand in China. Qoros is being launched as both manufacturers seek to reach new markets in China and across the world. What does the word Qoros actually mean? A company explained with statement that read that(…)

Toyota expanding operations in the UK 0

Toyota is adding 1,500 jobs to the UK automotive sector. In what a very welcoming piece of news for the car industry, Toyota plan to add the jobs to their Derbyshire factory over the next two years. It is estimated that 8 out of 10 vehicles to be made at the Toyota Burnaston plant will(…)

Toyota opens new plant in America 0

Toyota has opened a new factory in Mississippi, America on Thursday the 17th of November. The assembly plant will have a yearly capacity of 150,000 cars. Altogether, Toyota now has 14 manufacturing facilities in the USA. Localisation Toyota USA are clearly making great progress in terms of gaining a strong foothold in the world’s second(…)

Misfortunes force Toyota towards the American dream 1

Reports from America have quite positive regarding Toyota, the world’s largest automotive manufacturer. Yen getting stronger Shifting production and moving operations to America isn’t an easy process to carry out. It could be forced upon the company as Japan’s currency value has recently become a lot stronger. Recently the Yen has gained 9% + over(…)

Unfinished business on UK roads 0

UK road projects are not receiving enough attention for them to be completed effectively, according to the RAC. Unfinished business Currently there are just too many unfinished projects which is quite a worrying prospect. Not only do many drivers across the country have to deal with horrendous traffic daily, a combination of unfinished road projects(…)

Extra large on that car please! 0

It appears that our nation has an obesity problem and cars have to fit around that obstacle. 1 foot wider Cars are now being made bigger to accommodate people who are overweight. Official statistics reveal that 60% of adults are obese. Shockingly 1/3 of 10 – 11 year olds are also obese. Overtime in the(…)

The fuel tax debate 0

Vince Cable has dampened hope of motorists across the country by telling them not to expect a cut in fuel tax. MP’s have demanded that the planned fuel duty increase next January is cancelled. The motion has since been passed without a vote, as MP’s were determined to see the already high fuel duty tax(…)

SEAT looking for a greener future 2

Spanish car manufactures SEAT have released plans for a set of electric and hybrid cars in the future. The experimental wholly electric cars currently being developed by the company are the Altea XL and the Leon TwinDrive Ecomotive plug-in hybrid. SEAT Leon TwinDrive Ecomotive The Leon model in question is expected to be released as(…)