Tag: Industry

Jaguar Land Rover Loses Trademark Battle Over The Original Defender In The UK

Jaguar Land Rover has lost a court battle in the UK to get the trademark rights for the shape of the original Defender, allowing Ineos Group to go ahead and launch the Grenadier off-roader. The UK Intellectual Property Office found that the shapes Jaguar Land Rover wished to get trademarked weren’t distinctive enough, with a […]

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Skoda’s New CEO Is Thomas Schäfer, The Former Head Of VW Group South Africa

Skoda has appointed a new CEO to replace Bernhard Maier and his name is Thomas Schäfer, a former chairman of Volkswagen Group South Africa. Thomas Schäfer, who takes over as Chairman of the Board at Skoda Auto with immediate effect, has been with Volkswagen AG since May 2012, where he headed the Group’s International Production […]

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Jaguar Land Rover Names Former Renault Boss Thierry Bolloré As New CEO

Jaguar Land Rover has announced Thierry Bolloré as the carmaker’s new Chief Executive Officer, starting from September 10. Thierry Bolloré previously served Renault as CEO but was removed from the French carmaker last October as the company was looking to make a new start following the Ghosn scandal. Bolloré was considered to be one of […]

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The First Step Is Admitting You Have a Problem

<img data-attachment-id="1326849" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/2016-honda-accord-sport-6mt-review-high-expectations/6mt/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/6MT-e1479491058367.jpg" data-orig-size="2000,1334" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2016 Honda Accord Sport Six-Speed Manual Shifter" data-image-description=" Image: © 2016 Jeff Jablansky/The Truth About Cars ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/6MT-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/6MT-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1326849 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/6MT-610×407.jpg” alt=”2016 Honda Accord Sport Six-Speed Manual Shifter, Image: © 2016 Jeff Jablansky/The Truth About Cars” width=”610″ height=”407″> It looks like the problem isn’t the damn […]

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Fight Coronavirus By Bicycling To Work, Boris Johnson To Tell Brits

Before he became Prime Minister, Boris Johnson used to be a regular cycle commuter. (Photo by Dan … [+] Kitwood/Getty Images) Getty Images U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson is to tell overweight Britons they need to increase their exertion levels to better fight against infection from the novel coronavirus. Being obese or overweight puts people […]

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Tesla Picks Texas For $1 Billion Cybertruck Gigafactory

Tesla has used its second quarter update to reveal its next and largest gigafactory will be located outside Austin, Texas. The site spans approximately 2,000 acres and CEO Elon Musk described it as an “ecological paradise” that will be open to the public. Following the announcement, Texas Governor Greg Abbott said the plant will create […]

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Rare Rides: A 1995 Ford Falcon XR6 Ute – Trucking With Tickford

<img data-attachment-id="1728618" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/07/rare-rides-a-1995-ford-falcon-xr6-ute-trucking-with-tickford/95-falcon-ute-3356-hjpg/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/95-falcon-ute-3356-hjpg.jpg" data-orig-size="3600,2700" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1995 Ford Falcon XR6 Ute" data-image-description=" https://www.hemmings.com/auction/1995-ford-falcon?fbclid=IwAR363jABxb6gsU2R3HAosqK7THRWRs1ZibY0BIASfpGo_sGbhgJdTSsut8Q ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/95-falcon-ute-3356-hjpg-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/95-falcon-ute-3356-hjpg-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1728618 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/95-falcon-ute-3356-hjpg-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/95-falcon-ute-3356-hjpg-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/95-falcon-ute-3356-hjpg-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/95-falcon-ute-3356-hjpg-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/95-falcon-ute-3356-hjpg-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/95-falcon-ute-3356-hjpg-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/95-falcon-ute-3356-hjpg-800×600.jpg 800w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Though North Americans were offered a few car-turned-truck vehicles like the Ford Ranchero and Chevrolet El […]

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Daimler To Stop Building Mercedes-Benz Sedans In U.S. And Mexico

Daimler has revealed it will stop production of Mercedes-Benz sedans in the United States and Mexico as it looks to cut costs and streamline production. The German automaker made the announcement when revealing that it is shaping up to post an operating loss of €1.68 billion ($1.91 billion) in the second quarter. In addition, it […]

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Read My Lips: Michigan’s Governor Issues a Warning

<img data-attachment-id="1678044" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2019/06/gm-says-recently-dethroned-chevrolet-silverado-poised-for-a-comeback/gmflintinvestment01-061219/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/GMFlintInvestment01-061219.jpg" data-orig-size="1280,853" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="GM Flint Investment silverado flilnt assembly" data-image-description=" GM ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/GMFlintInvestment01-061219-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/GMFlintInvestment01-061219-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1678044 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/GMFlintInvestment01-061219-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/GMFlintInvestment01-061219-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/GMFlintInvestment01-061219-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/GMFlintInvestment01-061219-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/GMFlintInvestment01-061219-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/GMFlintInvestment01-061219-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/GMFlintInvestment01-061219.jpg 1280w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Auto plants across the U.S. are a beehive of activity as workers (and their […]

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Stonehenge Tunnel Decision Imminent: Will U.K. Government ‘Desecrate’ World Heritage Site?

Traffic passes Stonehenge on the A303 road in Wiltshire. (Photo by Steve Parsons/PA Images via Getty … [+] Images) PA Images via Getty Images Secretary of State for Transport Grant Shapps is set to announce whether the U.K. government will OK a road-building plan that could lead to what one leading historian has called the […]

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Rare Rides: The 1994 Subaru Vivio – Microscopic Convertible Fun for Four

<img data-attachment-id="1728028" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/07/rare-rides-the-1994-subaru-vivio-microscopic-convertible-fun-for-four/1994-subaru-vivio-import-classics-car-101113008-74006f195a0711c8b7b56ac5e4b4a491/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/1994-Subaru-Vivio-import-classics-Car-101113008-74006f195a0711c8b7b56ac5e4b4a491.jpg" data-orig-size="735,551" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1994-Subaru-Vivio-import-classics–Car-101113008-74006f195a0711c8b7b56ac5e4b4a491" data-image-description=" https://classics.autotrader.com/classic-cars/1994/subaru/vivio/101113008 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/1994-Subaru-Vivio-import-classics-Car-101113008-74006f195a0711c8b7b56ac5e4b4a491-450×337.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/1994-Subaru-Vivio-import-classics-Car-101113008-74006f195a0711c8b7b56ac5e4b4a491-610×457.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1728028 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/1994-Subaru-Vivio-import-classics-Car-101113008-74006f195a0711c8b7b56ac5e4b4a491-610×457.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”457″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/1994-Subaru-Vivio-import-classics-Car-101113008-74006f195a0711c8b7b56ac5e4b4a491-610×457.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/1994-Subaru-Vivio-import-classics-Car-101113008-74006f195a0711c8b7b56ac5e4b4a491-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/1994-Subaru-Vivio-import-classics-Car-101113008-74006f195a0711c8b7b56ac5e4b4a491-450×337.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/1994-Subaru-Vivio-import-classics-Car-101113008-74006f195a0711c8b7b56ac5e4b4a491-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/1994-Subaru-Vivio-import-classics-Car-101113008-74006f195a0711c8b7b56ac5e4b4a491.jpg 735w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Would you enjoy piloting a tiny car that combines sultry coupe styling with t-tops, a powered metal convertible roof, and room for […]

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Seebo raises $9 million for AI tools that spot and fix manufacturing inefficiencies

Take the latest VB Survey to share how your company is implementing AI today. Seebo, a company designing manufacturing tools that predict and prevent industrial disruptions, has raised $9 million. A spokesperson says the funding will be used to further develop Seebo’s AI technology and expand its roster of clients. Due to inefficiencies in the […]

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Nissan’s CEO Explains Recovery Plan to Angry Investors

<img data-attachment-id="1679096" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2019/06/nissan-reforms-pass-saikawa-reappointed-as-ceo/shutterstock_379189045/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_379189045.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,597" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="nissan logo nissan sign dealership" data-image-description=" FotograFFF/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_379189045-450×269.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_379189045-610×364.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1679096″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_379189045-610×364.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”364″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_379189045-610×364.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_379189045-75×45.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_379189045-450×269.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_379189045-768×458.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_379189045-120×72.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_379189045.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Nissan CEO Makoto Uchida attempted to smooth things over with investors last week by going […]

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