What is a Tuning Chip?
, 2007-06-29 19:35:12
technology, cars, car, car-tuning, tuned, chip-tuning72 Lexus cultivates elite work force9 hours ago - Seeded by BozzorSource: Ever wondered how Lexus can build cars which have more in common with a Swiss watch than other cars in terms of assembly standards? Here is the answer: a workforce continually trained in both doing and thinking, continually tested, continually inspired and continually breakign ne … ...Bookmark tags: business, japan, cars, quality, training, toyota, automobiles, workers, Lexus
Melody Road Lets You Play Tunes With Your Car
, 2007-11-11 12:30:34
The Melody Road will allow a car passing above it to play a simple tune, which is made audible by ridges on the road's surface. The pitch of the note created is increased by increasing the frequency of the ridges, and the opposite is also true. ...Bookmark tags: odd-news, japan, cars
Parking survey shows Chicago averages out at $45, Japan at $80+ per day.
, 2008-05-05 17:30:15
Drivers parking for only an hour at private garages in downtown Chicago can expect to shell out $15.70 on average, and almost $30 for a full day, a new parking-rate survey found. ...Bookmark tags: us-news, japan, cars, chicago, survey, boston, rates, parking, guy-stuff
Detroit Is Tanking, But Toyota's in Trouble, Too
, 2008-11-15 00:00:27
Toyota's stock nosedived 17 percent last week -- its greatest decline in 18 years -- after the company announced it will see an operating profit of just $6.9 billion, a 73.6 percent decline over last year. ...Bookmark tags: business, cars, gm, toyota, automobile, environment, japan, us, stock-market, economics
Japan production fall 'serious'
, 2009-01-30 00:00:03
Japan's industrial output decreased by almost 10% in December compared with the previous month. Unemployment in Japan rose to 4.4% in December, an increase of half a percent on November. ...Bookmark tags: business, china, japan, cars, asia, recession, crisis, unemployment, deflation, aso
Fords January sales down 42.1% | Freep.com | Detroit Free Press
, 2009-02-03 13:00:03
business, economy, money, government, finance, cars, jobs, automobiles, manufacturing11 <img src="http://www.newsvine.com/_vine/images/_/../ico/static/58.gif" style="border: none" alt="" width="16" height="16"Japan production fall 'serious'Jan 29 - Seeded by Diego LajeSource: BBC NewsJapan's industrial output decreased by almost 10% in December compared with the previous month. Unemployment in Japan rose to 4.4% in December, an increase of half a percent on November. ...Bookmark tags: business, china, japan, cars, asia, recession, crisis, unemployment, deflation, aso
Stimulus: Republicans Screw Car Makers And Buyers.
, 2009-02-14 16:00:03
Well, there they go again.
Republicans took aim at two parts of the now-passed stimulus and recovery bill which would have helped the entire US auto industry, new car buyers and our nation's air quality, while lowering our reliance on foreign oil. ...Bookmark tags: us-news, congress, republicans, japan, wall-street, senate, cars, maryland, joe-biden, toyota
Detroit's opportune moment. American cars are better than Asian cars, Americans say
, 2010-05-26 16:20:06
The tide may certainly be turning for the Big Three. According to the latest studies, more Americans are saying that domestic cars are better than Asian cars. The same survey was conducted in December 2006 and had a very different outcome. ...Bookmark tags: business, japan, cars, ford, chrysler, asian, general-motors, survey-businessweek
Tokyo's electric taxi experiment the first undertaking of its kind in the world
, 2010-09-12 15:20:03
Yoshihiko Takahashi chuckles politely when asked if he's weary of having the same conversation with passengers, day in and day out, as he shuttles them around Tokyo in his white-and-blue all-electric taxi. ...Bookmark tags: environment, energy, japan, cars, renewable-energy, tokyo, green-energy, carbon-footprint, electric-cars, taxis
Toyota, Honda Lose U.S. Edge .
, 2010-11-14 22:20:04
For the past three decades, Japanese auto makers Toyota Motor Corp. and Honda Motor Co. ...Bookmark tags: business, japan, cars, u-s, toyota, japanese, honda, general-motors, nissan, electric-cars