French new car sales are set to be higher in August than in the same month last year on the back of a market rebound following the coronavirus pandemic, said two sources close to French automakers.Car sales usually reach their weakest level in August in France, as most individual customers and auto dealers take their summer break, but the slowdown has been less pronounced in 2020 than in previous years."New orders in August should be higher than a year ago... and (car) registrations are climbing fast," one of the two sources said, citing auto dealers' data over the first 12 days of the month."This confirms the third quarter is on track to be a good one," the source added.There were 129,300 new registered cars in August of last year. Since the start of the month, according to provisional data, cumulative new registrations exceeded 33,000 vehicles on Wednesday evening, the source said."We're still below last year's levels, but sales always skyrocket towards the end of the month," the … [Read more...] about French car sales continue to bounce back in August
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Honda Cars India AVP and Operating head Marketing, Rakesh Sidana has resigned from the company after serving for over 10 years, according to sources."I am moving on from here and today is my last day at Honda," Sidana said in a message to his close acquaintances.Stating that it was a wonderful and enriching experience working in the organisation, he said thank you for the past 10.5 years of association. Sources said Sidana is likely to join as Director-Marketing on Monday in one of the new entrants in the Indian market in the passenger vehicle space.Kia Motors, MG Motors and French carmaker PSA are among the companies that have recently entered India.Also read: What makes Honda Cars change President & CEOs so frequently? Sidana joined Honda Cars India in February 2008, as per information available on his Linkedin profile. Earlier, he was also the National Sales Head of Honda Cars India Ltd.He has 29 years of experience in Sales and Marketing, National Sales and Marketing, Product … [Read more...] about Honda Cars AVP and Marketing head Rakesh Sidana quits
Are you really, really, really, really, really, really into the new Carly Rae Jepsen song? Do you think it could be this year’s Song of Summer? While snow is still falling, should we be preparing for beach chairs and piña coladas? The real question is, does it have the stickiness of 2012’s Jepsen smash “Call Me Maybe” — an earworm that took the nation by storm? Some are saying yes, while others aren’t so sure. To debate the issue, Lauretta Charlton and Lindsey Weber put Carly on repeat and discuss the finer points of Jepsen and pop music. … [Read more...] about Can Carly Rae Jepsen’s New Song Be This Year’s Song of Summer?
Pawl said that the state of Michigan would be looking to the federal government for guidelines to determine if a self-driving vehicle is safe enough to operate in the reserved lanes. But Congress has moved slowly on self-driving vehicle regulations amid concerns over safety, privacy and the role of state and local governments. Jason Levine, executive director of the Center for Auto Safety, said he didn't expect autonomous vehicle legislation to advance this year. … [Read more...] about Michigan plans to redesign a stretch of road for self-driving cars
The One Nation group of about 100 Conservative MPs, or a third of the parliamentary party, formed in opposition to a hardline no-deal Brexit under Theresa May and relaunched late last month in a bid to steer Boris Johnson away from the hard right of the party. … [Read more...] about Moderate Tories join greens to call for fossil fuel car ban by 2030