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Excise tax is a bad idea

...many tough decisions ahead to lead Augusta to a brighter future ? but the imposition of an excise tax on energy should be eliminated from consideration.(The writer is president of the golf car manufacturer E-Z-GO in Augusta.)

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-09-22/excise-tax-bad-idea
What Is It?

...the years went out."CANTON, GA.: David Anderson wrote: "Once again, I find myself longing for the modern car manufacturer bold enough to offer us consumers a product that will stand out from the crowd. Last week's What Is It? was certainly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2014-08-28/what-it
Railroad industry fights to shape safety rules

...safety rules.Billions of dollars are riding on how these rules are written, and lobbyists from the railroads, tank car manufacturers and the oil, ethanol and chemical industries have met 13 times since March with officials at the White House and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-13/influence-game-shaping-rai
Letter: Vote liberals out of office

...European-style country. He has control of the people by making us dependent on the government for bank bailouts, car manufacturers' bailouts, health care, "un"-entitlements, various aid programs and the EBT cash card. Social Security is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-03-18/letter-vote-liberals-out
Obama administration drives ahead with new cleaner gas rule

...a car's pollution controls to effectively filter out emissions, resulting in cleaner air, the EPA says. For car manufacturers, stricter limits on tailpipe emissions will require engineering changes so that cars weed out more pollution.More...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-03/obama-administration-drive
Formula E series has backing of 'green' business

...the investment group, there is a waiting list beyond the 10 teams that have already signed on for the first year. Car manufacturers Audi and Renault are already backing the series, as are sponsors DHL and Virgin, and broadcasting deals have been...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2013-12-19/formula-e-series-has
Across the region

...20 acres near the state's border with Alabama.The plant will supply engineering plastic that will be used by car manufacturers across the country.Haley says Sheheen should drop clientsCOLUMBIA - Gov. Nikki Haley's campaign demanded Tuesday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-11-19/across-region
OSHA cites Thomson automotive parts manufacturer, staffing agency for safety violations

...receiving complaints alleging hazards within the workplace.HP Pelzer, a supplier of automotive parts for major car manufacturers, employs 256 workers at its Thomson plant ? 176 of which are temporary employees."HP Pelzer continues to put...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-02-03/osha-cites-thomson-automot
NASCAR teams take it easy in testing at Daytona

...their body parts until earlier this week.And it certainly didn't give teams enough time to build back-up cars.Manufacturers are responsible for providing the sheet metal and front hood. NASCAR has a vendor that's responsible for making...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2013-01-10/nascar-teams-take-it-easy-
What is it?

...perfect blend of old-school muscle car styling and performance with today's technology yielded a result that other car manufacturers can only envy in its success."Throughout the years, Ford has enjoyed a thriving relationship with the legendary...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2013-04-10/2013-ford-shelby-gt500-road-b