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Dollar Drag: surging buck hits US corporate earnings

...profit of $18 billion in its latest quarter, said the rising dollar cost the company $2 billion in sales. Electric-car maker Tesla, the hotel chain Hilton, and the navigation device maker Garmin have joined the ranks of the dollar debilitated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-20/dollar-drag-surging-buck-h
Georgia solar business booming

...state with a long history of high dropouts. But the start-up is quicker for installation companies than attracting a car maker or other large factory."These jobs are excellent jobs for people who don't have high-school degrees or a college...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-13/georgia-solar-business-boo
Camry, Outback, XC90 get new style for 2015

...footprint stays about the same. Seats are higher. Starts at $21,695, excluding shipping.TeslaMODEL X: Electric-car maker Tesla is expected to bring its first SUV, the Model X, to market in the fall of 2015. The hotly anticipated Model X will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2014-11-28/camry-outback-xc90-get-new-st
Alfa Romeo returns to U.S. streets

...body and better sealing and insulation. Starts at $31,890.Alfa Romeo4C: After a nearly 20-year absence, Italian car maker Alfa Romeo is returning to the U.S. market. Alfa expects to ship 800 of its 4C sports cars to the U.S. this year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2014-10-02/alfa-romeo-returns-us-streets
Fiat Chrysler will spin off Ferrari

MILAN - Fiat Chrysler Automo biles announced Wednesday that it will spin off sports car maker Ferrari into a separate company, a move to unlock the luxury brand's value and distinguish it from its mass-market parent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-29/fiat-chrysler-will-spin-fe
Mr. Bond, your car is here

Swiss specialist car maker Rinspeed will introduce its new model, the sQuba (as in scuba) at the Geneva Motor Show next month. The sQuba, built with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/02/15/liv_187369.shtml
Life & style
Vehicles picked for safety

WASHINGTON --- South Korean automakers Hyundai and Kia and German car maker Volkswagen lead the insurance industry's annual list of the safest new vehicles, used by safety-minded consumers looking to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2010-12-23/vehicles-picked-safety
Autos | Life
Club Car will expand to new site

...expanding," said Club Car President and Chief Executive Officer Mont Miller. "This (space) is a big help." The golf car maker, rapidly outgrowing its 47 acres on Washington Road, is adding the leased space in a former carpet warehouse in Columbia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/01/25/met_203060.shtml
Metro | Club Car | Columbia County Commission
Three-wheeled Elio, a $6,800 commuter car, is closer to going on sale

...save money by selling the cars directly through its own stores and not through franchised dealers, similar to electric car maker Tesla Motors. Elio plans stores in 60 major metropolitan areas. They'll be serviced by car repair chain Pep Boys...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-15/three-wheeled-elio-6800-co
Against the flow

...major Democratic donor.Obama's track record as a venture capitalist is littered with failures, including electric car maker Fisker Automotive, which last year cost taxpayers $139 million; and Smith Electric Vehicles, which reached a peak...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-04-27/against-flow