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Foreign-owned companies responsible for nearly 10,000 jobs in Augusta

...pair of German-based firms, MTU's diesel engine factory in Graniteville and GIW's pump factory in Grovetown. Golf car maker Club Car in Evans is a subsidiary of the Irish firm Ingersoll-Rand plc.Jobs in foreign-owned businesses are concentrated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-05/foreign-owned-companies-cr
Apple's CarPlay appears headed in right direction

...those expected to start selling car models with built-in CarPlay services this year.Google Inc. is working with car makers to do something similar with smartphones running its Android operating system, but Apple Inc. appears to be further...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/smart-shopper/2014-06-06/apples-carpl
Tesla opening access to its electric car patents

SAN FRANCISCO - Electric car maker Tesla Motors is handing over the keys to its technology in an unusual effort to encourage other automakers to expand beyond gasoline-burning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-12/tesla-opening-access-its-e
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
What Is It?

...stylish as the carmakers were dealing with when dual headlights on each side would be made legal in all states. Some car makers solved the issue by installing four headlights in states that allowed it and two headlights and two auxiliary lights...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2014-05-15/what-it
Porsche and Toyota models recalled

...owners of its 911 GT3 to stop driving them because they can develop engine problems and catch fire.The German sports car maker says it will pick up the cars and inspect them. The problem affects 785 GT3 cars from the 2014 model year, including...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2014-03-06/porsche-and-toyota-models-rec
E-Z Go, Club Car meet challenges with innovation

...rearview mirror, the golf business is inching upward. THE FUNDAMENTALS of golf economics are working against the golf car makers, however. In 2013, there again were more golf course closures in North America than courses opening."Its anyone's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-11/e-z-go-club-car-meet-chall
Government safety agency missed Cobalt clues

...submitted by automakers and other factors.Sometimes NHTSA acts quickly. For example, the agency investigated electric car maker Tesla Motors after just two reports of vehicle fires and no injuries. It ended the four-month investigation when Tesla...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-28/government-safety-agency-m
Honda, Bentley, Lamborghini and Ford recall vehicles

...issued instructions online on how to drive to prevent the problem from occurring.Bentley, LamborghiniDETROIT - Luxury car makers Bentley and Lamborghini are recalling 1,136 cars between them for brake problems.The recall covers the Bentley Continental...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2013-11-07/honda-bentley-lamborghini-and
What is it?

...creative TV commercial that involves a beach scene and a well-trained scorpion."The Abarth name comes from a racing car maker founded by Carlo Abarth of Turin, Italy. Fiat bought Abarth in 1971 and has since used that name for its racing division...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-07-18/what-it