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Moving Production Share To Emerging Markets Can Unlock Substantial Value For Automakers

Source: Auto Balla | May 22 2014, 1:00pm CDT | by Forbes

A new report by IHS automotive points out that by 2020 over 50% of the global vehicle capacity share will come from...
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Your Parent Or Kid Moved In: Are You Covered?
A record 57 million Americans now live in multigenerational family households — double the number in 1980, according to a new Pew Research Center study. And I bet many of them have the wrong homeowner’s or renters... | by Forbes
 
Pandora Looks to Challenge Terrestrial Radio's Dominance in Cars
Pandora Media is one of the largest Internet radio providers in the U.S. with more than 75 million active users. While the company’s active user count has increased at a robust pace historically, it is likely to slow... | by Forbes
 
Are General Manager Salaries About To Skyrocket? Will There Be A Front Office Salary Cap?
Are General Manager Salaries About To Skyrocket? Will There Be A Front Office Salary Cap?
It’s January 2026. New York Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner gets out of his driverless car and triumphantly marches before the gathered press to introduce his prized new free agent. It’s a record-breaking contract—over... | by Forbes
 
 

Toyota's Psy-style Waku-Doki ad inherits Japan's bizarre ad crown

Jul 29 2014 11:52am CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Etc., Japan, Marketing/Advertising, Videos, Toyota A new Japanese Toyota ad featuring crisply suited businessmen driving into the jungle only to segue into a Psy-style music-video dance-off with a gorilla and natives is the latest car commercial to go viral. Jungle Wakudoki is the newest installment in a grand tradition of bizarre ads from the island nation that are by turns hilarious, head-scratching and occasionally even frightening. Let's face it ...
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What were they thinking? A look at the 10 worst ‘halo’ cars

Jul 29 2014 11:20am CDT | Source: Driving Canada

By definition, a “halo” vehicle is supposed to beam a positive light — or brand image — about its maker. Or, for more practical reasons, attract new vehicle buyers into showrooms filled with less exciting cars and trucks. Historically, the original 1990s Dodge Viper is considered the most successful halo car of all time. It enhanced Dodge’s role as Chrysler’s “performance” brand at a time when it was better known as the maker of the plebeian rides like the K-Car and the Neon. Unfortu ...
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Toyota expected to name FCV hydrogen vehicle ‘Mirai’

Jul 29 2014 9:35am CDT | Source: Driving Canada

Rather than an abbreviation from three letters, Toyota is expected to call its upcoming hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle the ‘Mirai’. That’s the word from an anonymous Toyota exec, who asked to remain anonymous, according to Bloomberg via Automotive News. Toyota spokesman Danny Chen didn’t comment on the name, but said it will be confirmed closer to the car’s Japanese launch next April. When it goes on sale, it wi ...
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Toyota plans to name $69,000 fuel-cell vehicle Mirai, report says

Jul 29 2014 9:14am CDT | Source: Automotive News

Toyota is planning to name its $69,000 fuel-cell car Mirai, the Japanese word for future, a person familiar with the deci ...
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It's Official: Honda Kills The Insight & Fit EV

Jul 29 2014 9:00am CDT | Source: The Car Connection

Rumors began circulating back in February, and now they've been confirmed by the automaker: America's first hybrid, the Honda Insight, is dead. It's not like we didn't see it coming. Compared to its closest rival, the Toyota Prius, the Insight's sales stats have been deeply u ...
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Will The Toyota-BMW Sports Car Spawn A $120,000 Lexus Too?

Jul 29 2014 8:22am CDT | Source: Jalopnik

We never thought Toyota would be bold enough to put the Lexus LF-LC concept into production, but now it seems that they will with juicy twin-turbo V8 power . But where will its platform come from? According to a new report, the much-anticipated but little-understood BMW-Toyota sports ...
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