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Auto Blog News Feed: IIHS calls for SUV design changes that would save lives

The Top Zones - Tue, 06/16/2020 - 19:16

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Sport utility vehicles "seem to be more deadly to pedestrians than cars are," said Sam Monfort, lead author of a study released Tuesday by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. In a crash with a traditional SUV, "the grille strikes the pedestrian's pelvis or chest," transferring more energy to the pedestrian's body, said the study of 79 crashes in three Michigan cities which did not address vehicle handling. Truck-based SUVs and car-based crossover utility vehicles (CUVs) are generally l

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Auto Blog News Feed: GM's Mary Barra optimistic on U.S. demand, China, EV profitability

The Top Zones - Mon, 06/15/2020 - 22:28

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General Motors Co's top executive struck an optimistic note on Monday about U.S. new vehicle demand despite the coronavirus pandemic, and the ability to sell electric vehicles at a profit, especially in China. "We're cautiously optimistic" about U.S. new vehicle demand, Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra said at a virtual press event hosted by the Automotive Press Association.

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Auto Blog News Feed: Tata to shed 1,100 Jaguar Land Rover jobs after coronavirus hits earnings

The Top Zones - Mon, 06/15/2020 - 18:55

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India's Tata Motors Ltd expects to shed about 1,100 temporary jobs at Jaguar Land Rover after it raised the cost-cutting target at its luxury unit by 1 billion pounds ($1.26 billion) to ride out the disruptions caused by the coronavirus outbreak. Tata Motors expects to save 5 billion pounds in costs by March 2021 at its Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) unit, the Indian automaker's Chief Financial Officer PB Balaji said on Monday, adding 3.5 billion pounds of the savings had already been achieved. It wi

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