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Business Car Trailblazers: Land Rover Freelander

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14 August 2020

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Author: Simon Harris

It might not have been the first of the new breed of SUVs in the 1990s, but it was no less influential.



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Alarm, driver and passenger airbag, heated electric mirrors, folding rear seats, front electric windows, lumbar support, power steering, remote central locking, steering wheel height adjustment, 3×3 point rear seat belts, ABS, air conditioning, alloy wheels, part-leather seats, electric sunroof, full-size spare wheel, metallic paint, roof rails, traction control



There are a number of other mainstream manufacturers that can lay claim to innovating in the trend for modern SUVs. The car that set the trend was probably the Toyota Rav4 in 1994 – tapping into demand for a compact SUV that was comfortable being driven around town and on the motorway, with off-road ability secondary.




The Honda CR-V followed, but in 1997 Land Rover launched the Freelander with arguably

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Police investigating string of auto business break-ins in Wyoming

Police are investigating after several auto businesses were broken into early Wednesday morning.

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According to Kent County dispatch, the first report came in at 1:24 a.m. at Direct Auto on 3949 Division Avenue South in Wyoming. When police arrived on scene, there was damage to a garage door.



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About a mile away, a second report came in at 1:26 a.m. at Quality Express Car Care Center at 4359 Division Street South. At that location, police discovered a smashed garage door.

Wyoming PD said two cars were stolen from this businesses. One vehicle was found on Division Street and Exchange Street SE. It was running with the car doors left open. Officers are still looking for a 2007 Silver Honda Accord. 

The owner of the business told 13 ON YOUR SIDE this was the worst

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Police investigating string of auto business break-ins

Police are investigating after several auto businesses were broken into early Wednesday morning.



a car parked in front of a store


© Provided by WZZM-TV Grand Rapids-Kalamazoo-Battle Creek


According to Kent County dispatch, the first report came in at 1:24 a.m. at Direct Auto on 3949 Division Avenue South in Wyoming. When police arrived on scene, there was damage to a garage door.



a car parked on the side of a road


© Provided by WZZM-TV Grand Rapids-Kalamazoo-Battle Creek


About a mile away, a second report came in at 1:26 a.m. at Quality Express Car Care Center at 4359 Division Avenue South. At that location, police discovered a smashed garage door.

A third break-in was reported at 1:53 a.m. at Auto Sport Inc. at 3055 Division Avenue South. At that location, police found the glass door of the business was shattered.



a car parked on the side of a building


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It is unclear at this time if anything was taken from any of the businesses.

This is a developing

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GLM Announces 1st Prototype of Unique “Next-generation SiC Inverter-compatible 800V System”, Business News

KYOTO, Japan, July 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — GLM Co., Ltd., a Kyoto, Japan-based developer and marketer of electric vehicles (EVs), has announced the next phase in its development of a “next-generation SiC inverter-compatible 800V system” equipped with a ROHM SiC power module, which GLM announced with ROHM at the start of its development in February 2020, aiming for mass production in the next 24 months.

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This product incorporates SiC for a power element. SiC offers significant advantages over IGBT switching technologies and is the future of EV powertrains.

This is also the first step in its new 800V architecture, which provides significant benefits to the EV system.

The package is a 3-in-1 package that integrates two inverters and a PDU (power distribution unit). It makes the new inverter to achieve further miniaturization, lighter weight, and higher output compared to conventional products.

Moreover, by

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Mahindra scouting for partner to inject $100 million into electric vehicle business



a car parked in a parking lot: Mahindra scouting for partner to inject $100 million into electric vehicle business


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Mahindra scouting for partner to inject $100 million into electric vehicle business

M&M is in talks with suitors for a partnership deal in its unlisted subsidiary Mahindra Electric Mobility, which is one of the biggest producers of fully electric vehicles in the country. A few companies have already completed the due diligence process to buy a stake, a move that will help parent Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) achieve its goal of getting $100 million (Rs 750 crore) for product development.

Mahindra Electric Mobility makes battery electric passenger three-wheelers, a four-wheeled electric van and an electric sedan.

Talking to analysts after the announcement of the company’s June quarter results last week, Pawan Goenka, Managing Director, Mahindra and Mahindra, said: “As we look at the next 3-4 years of our product development plan, there is approximately about $100 million worth of investment that will happen (in Mahindra Electric Mobility)

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Silverstone business set back five years by pandemic – F1

Silverstone boss Stuart Pringle says the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic has set the business of the home of Formula 1’s British Grand Prix “back about five years”.

The Northamptonshire track was forced to shut down for 12 weeks as a result of the UK government lockdown coming into effect on 23 March.

That occurred just as the track was set to exit its usual quiet trading period over the winter and in early spring, and it has been forced to cancel several major events – including what was set to the 2020/21 World Endurance Championship season opener and the British MotoGP round for 2020.

The upcoming British and 70th Anniversary GPs were rearranged after discussions with F1, but they will take place without fans, which removes valuable ticket revenue – although it is understood that Silverstone will not pay its usual F1 event hosting fee and the championship

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Automotive and Transportation Business Group

W3C’s Automotive activity is comprised of a Business Group and Working Group. The Business Group acts as an incubator for exploring areas of potential standardization and the Working Group is rigidly chartered for delivering specific standards.

The primary goal for this work is to create a rich on-board application ecosystem that can exist across manufacturers. By defining services we make it possible for applications to be in HTML5, Qt, Java (Android) or essentially any programming platform. Participants include auto manufacturers, tier ones, tech companies, solution providers, researchers, telematics services providers and fleet managers. Perspectives from a diverse set of stakeholders better ensures the resulting solutions address their myriad of needs.

Presently the W3C Automotive Working Group is finalizing the Vehicle Information Service Specification (VISS) and progressing on the Member Submission made by the Volkswagen Group, Volkswagen Infotainment Web Interface (ViWi). ViWi is

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Business Strategy, COVID-19 Impact Analysis, New Solutions, And Recommendations

Pune, Maharashtra, Prudour Pvt. Ltd., April 21, 2020 (Wired Release) MarketResearch.Biz has presented a new research study offering a comprehensive analysis of the Global Bicycle Parking Rack Market where users can benefit from a complete market research report with all the necessary useful information on this market. This is the latest report covering the current impact of COVID-19 on the market.

Click here to get the short-term and long-term impact of COVID-19 on this Market: https://marketresearch.biz/report/bicycle-parking-rack-market/covid-19-impact

Key Highlights of This Research Report:

Overview: Along with a broad overview of the global Bicycle Parking Rack Market, this section gives an overview of the report to give an idea of the nature and content of the research study.

Analysis of Strategies of Leading Players: Market players can use this analysis to gain a competitive advantage over their competitors in the Bicycle Parking Rack Market.

Study on Key Market Trends: This section of

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50 Best Transportation Business ideas & Opportunities in 2020

Do you want to make money moving humans and goods from one place to another? If YES, here are 50 low maintenance transportation business ideas with high profit in 2020.

Large transportation companies enjoy economies of scale as regards purchasing and the ability to provide a more extensive service. Small transportation businesses can compete better in local and regional areas. The industry is largely fragmented with 40% of revenue generated by 50 largest firms.

If you are looking for a business in the transportation sector, then here are 50 lucrative business ideas for your consideration;

50 Best Transportation Business ideas & Opportunities in 2020

  1. TRICYCLE TRANSPORTATION

The opportunities for the tricycle transport business are enormous. This stems particularly from its unique features and advantages. Its portable nature, route flexibility, convenience for charter service, maintenance efficiency, durability/life span among others adds up to its tremendous business opportunity.

The establishment and

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