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US: GM and Ford lead the innovation process


According to data from the Patent Board and Clean Energy Patent Growth Index, GM and Ford can back up with hard data the eternal public relations motto of leading the innovation pack. While many other automakers claim to be innovation powerhouses, General Motors has now ruled all other automaker for the 11th consecutive quarter when it comes to patent fillings. On ...
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Nissan will make Le Mans comeback in 2014 with “innovative project”
Nissan will return to the Le Mans 24 Hours in 2014 with an innovative project that promises to follow in the footsteps of last year's Nissan DeltaWing experimental entry. Nissan CEO ...
Report: BMW is the most attractive auto company to work for
BMW is the best automotive company to work for, according to The World's Most Attractive Employers 2012 report. Employer branding firm Universum asked tens of thousands of business students from the ...
Ford’s Launched “Level Up” Project to Inspire Management Breakthroughs in China
Ford launched in Shanghai the project called “Level Up”, in which the company invested US$250,000. The project consists of six thought-provoking training sessions aimed at coaching Chinese environmental leaders on how ...
Brazil Doesn’t Give New Incentives for Automakers
Although Brazil has no plans to give further incentives for automakers, it still plans to boost competitiveness of other industries. "The industry already has many incentives. I don't see the need ...
2012 Nissan Quest starts at $27.750
The North American division of Nissan has just announced its prices for the 2012 model year Quest, which is battling in one of our least favorite segments out there: minivans. The ...
Listen to BMW M5’s engine in your speakers
Being probably one of those technologies where someone will stand out of the crowd and say “Hey, why didn’t anyone thought of this before?”, the German automaker BMW developed a ...
Ford innovation: The system that protects doors from scratching
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GM to invest $2 billion in factories, boost production
General Motors Co., after years of wrenching cutbacks, said Tuesday that it will invest about $2 billion in 17 plants across eight states in a move that will add or ...

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