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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
3-year-old girl dies after being hit by golf car at Aiken Regional Medical Center

AIKEN - A 3-year-old Granite ville girl hit Monday by a golf car driven by an Aiken Regional Medical Centers security guard died Tuesday morning, Coroner Tim Carlton said.Police said the security...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-26/3-year-old-girl-dies-a
Foreign-owned companies responsible for nearly 10,000 jobs in Augusta

...a 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-05/foreign-owned-companies-cr
Local golf car companies wage war

...E-Z-GO's chief rival in the golf car and utility vehicle industry. So...in 1978, are the world's top two golf car and utility vehicle manufacturers...company with less than 5 percent of the golf car market into a formidable player...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/08/11/met_199151.shtml
Metro | Club Car | E-Z-Go
Golf car parts supplier moving to area

...to Club Car will be moving some of its operations to Columbia County to be closer to the golf car manufacturer. Blue Dot, US Supply Inc. will supply golf car windshields and tops for Club Car. The company hopes to hire an initial work force of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/08/27/biz_213628.shtml
XXX Bizarre
Golf car makers offer new utility vehicles

Each of Augusta's golf car makers has new vehicles more suited for hauling rakes than golf clubs...72-volt AC system ? a bigger "fuel tank" than the traditional golf car, Haddock said. In testing, the company said the new utility vehicle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-12-20/golf-car-makers-offer-new-
Golf car fall injures Appling teen

...injured Wednesday when he fell from a golf car and hit his head on the pavement...standing on the back of an E-Z-Go golf car driven by Garrett DeVore, 14, as...another passenger in the front of the golf car, Morris added.Charges are pending...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-05-29/golf-car-fall-injures-
NA authorities seek man for questioning in golf car theft

...a man wanted for questioning in a golf car theft from Manuel's Bread Cafe in...jacket and pants was seen driving the golf car away from the restaurant around 3:10 a.m. on Tuesday.Another golf car was also reported stolen from the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-01-11/na-authorities-seek-ma
E-Z Go, Club Car meet challenges with innovation

...and Club Car, the two leaders in golf car production.In the aftermath of the...economics are working against the golf car makers, however. In 2013, there...launched a new version of its Precendent golf car that integrates the car in the communications...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-11/e-z-go-club-car-meet-chall
Five Questions with Club Car President Marc DuFour

...even though it doesn't fit.IR is now primarily a HVAC company. Our CEO gets asked by anaylists, 'Why do you have a golf car company?'He'll say, 'If I had to go look to buy something, I'd have a hard time finding something as good as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/your-business/2014-04-11/five-questio