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Volkswagen Group sales down 15% in pandemic year, but EV sales up 214%

Filed under: Earnings/Financials,Green,Audi,Lamborghini,Porsche,Volkswagen,SEAT,Skoda,Electric Continue reading Volkswagen Group sales down 15% in pandemic year, but EV sales up 214% Volkswagen Group sales down 15% in pandemic year, but EV sales up 214% originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 13 Jan 2021 10:53:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments
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2021 BMW R NineT [Model Overview]

The 2021 BMW R NineT: Unmistakable. Original. Air-cooled. Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 BMW R nineT is the flagship heritage model from European manufacturer BMW Motorrad. Though it has been a standard feature in the brand’s arsenal for many years, it has received a small update for 2021 to bring it in line with new emissions regulations. While the updates might be minimal, the R nineT is still one of the most exciting models in the 2021 BM...
Tags: Berlin, Motorcycles, Ducati, Bmw, Seat, BMW Motorrad, Standard, 2021, Notfp, 1000cc, Pollux Metallic Aluminum, Twin Cylinder, Starter Electric Max Torque, ABS Automatic Stability Control, Black Storm Metallic, Black Storm Metallic Vintage

Election Results: Here’s the initial look at the races for LA County community college district boards

Voters across LA County had to weigh races for their local community college district boards in the 2020 November election. The initial results came out shortly before 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 3, and comprised vote-by-mail ballots only. Here are the results for community college district races countywide. Antelope Valley In Trustee Area No. 1, Michelle Harvey appeared to be leading over R. Michael Dutton in early results. In Trustee Area No. 3, Michael P. Rives was leading over Rutger Parris. T...
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2020 Election: Community college races throughout Los Angeles County

Many voters across Los Angeles County will choose new representatives — or re-elect incumbents — for their local community college district boards in the upcoming Nov. 3 elections. Here are the community college district races happening countywide. Antelope Valley The Antelope Valley Community College District, which oversees Antelope Valley College, has a service area of 1,945 square miles. The district enrolls 18,000 students and employs more than 850 people. The terms for Trustee Laura Herm...
Tags: Politics, Elections, News, Senate, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Long Beach, Community, Seat, Local News, Montgomery, Ucla, Michael, Trump, Compton

New For Deer Season: Ol’Man Assassin Tree Stand

The Ol'Man Assassin tree stand is lightweight and durable. IMG Ol'Man U.S.A. -( One of the keys to successful deer hunting locating just the right tree to hang a stand. Sometimes that means moving in the middle of a hunt, scouting as you go and having a stand, and ladder system that's both lightweight and easy to set up can make all the difference. That's where the Ol'Man Assassin system shines. The Ol'Man Assassin Hang On Tree Stand is designed for hunters on the move, who need ...
Tags: Guns, Gear, Seat, Steel, OL'MAN Outdoors

India: The Seat v/s.Venue Debate – A Continuing Saga - The Law Point

The concepts of ‘Seat' and ‘Venue' are of utmost significance in any arbitration proceeding as they not only determine where the arbitration...
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The Best Views From The Smallest Room In The House

1. Seat one is located at Boston Bay High Camp, Washington state near Johannesburg Mountain in the North Cascades national park: 2. This ‘oasis of pis’ overlooks a picturesque bend in the Dordogne River on a cliff-top Chateau in France: 3. High in the Andes, a wooden long-drop lives up to its description: 4. Warders at the infamous Alcatraz jail had an all-round view of San Francisco Bay: 5. A wooden loo site atop Boulder Pass Campsite, Montana in Glacier National Park and offers a stunning ...
Tags: Home, Real Estate, France, View, Radio, House, Property, Seat, San Francisco Bay, Bathroom, Just For Fun, Andes, Alcatraz, Glacier National Park, Dordogne River, North Cascades

Volkswagen Group Planning to Stall European Production, Same for Toyota

With reports of factory shutdowns now being the norm, Volkswagen and Toyota have predictably decided to idle facilities in Europe to mitigate the negative influence of the novel coronavirus. VW Group had already made plans to temporarily close assembly lines in Italy, Portugal, Slovakia and Spain. But said that the entirety of Europe will probably […] The post Volkswagen Group Planning to Stall European Production, Same for Toyota appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Europe, Spain, Vw, Ducati, Autos, Toyota, Volkswagen, Seat, Audi, Lamborghini, Volkswagen Group, VW Group, Toyota Motor Corp, News Blog, Plant Closures, Coronavirus

Coronavirus prompts VW to stop production throughout Europe

Filed under: Earnings/Financials,Plants/Manufacturing,Audi,Bentley,Bugatti,Lamborghini,Porsche,Volkswagen,SEAT,Skoda Volkswagen Group, the world's biggest carmaker, is suspending production at factories across Europe as the coronavirus pandemic hits sales and disrupts supply chains, the company said on Tuesday. The German carmaker, which owns the Audi, Bentley, Bugatti, Ducati, Lamborghini, Porsche, Seat and Skoda brands, also said that uncertainty about the fallout fro...
Tags: Europe, Vw, Porsche, Autos, Volkswagen, Seat, Audi, Bentley, Bugatti, Skoda, Lamborghini, Earnings/Financials, Plants/Manufacturing, Coronavirus

Co-op helps Uber, Lyft drivers use data to maximize earnings

As we have previously reported, an increasing number of startups are exploring cooperative business models where workers (and sometimes users) are owners in the company. Driver’s Seat, which participated in the first batch of the accelerator, is one such example.  Driver’s Seat is designed to help gig workers own and use their data so they can maximize their income. It works by first requiring ride-hail drivers to install an app that educates them about how the co-op collects a...
Tags: Startups, Transportation, Tech, Seat, Gig Economy, Uber Lyft, Cooperative,, Driver 's Seat, Hays Witt

American Airlines Expected To Launch Business Class Seat With Doors in 2023

New Boeing 787-8 aircraft that will start coming into the fleet this year will have "an enhanced version of the Collins Super Diamond seat" which means that center seats will come with privacy dividers . When American likely introduces a new business class seat in 2023 with the delivery of Boeing 787-9 aircraft, those business class seats (which have not yet been finalized) are likely to come with doors. Continue reading American Airlines Expected To Launch Business Class Seat With Doors in 202...
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The ultra-portable CLIQ chair folds down to the size of a water bottle

Designed to occupy the same amount of space as a travel-tripod when folded, the CLIQ chair is a four-legged robust little portable seat that you can easily carry around with you and open up in mere seconds. Tiny, lightweight, and deployable with the mere push of a button, the CLIQ opens up into a seat with 12 inches of ground clearance and the ability to hold up to 300lbs in weight.The foldable four-legged seat comes with aerospace-grade aluminum construction and rubber feet, making it perfect...
Tags: Design, Outdoor, Seat, Chair, Product Design, Seating, Stool, Foldable, Cliq

2020 BMW R nineT Pure [Model Overview]

2020 BMW R nineT Pure Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2020 BMW R nineT Pure takes the standard bike that is the regular R nineT and crafts it into a very pure and more basic riding experience. The bike features retro-inspired styling and is mostly the same as the R nine-T /5 but without the special edition features. The model features a 1,170cc boxer engine that makes 110 hp and 86 lb-ft of torque. The modern but air-cooled engine provides some si...
Tags: Motorcycles, Ducati, 2020, Bmw, Seat, Boxer, Led Lights, Abs, Standard, Motorcycle Models, Notfp, 1000cc, New For 2020, Naked Bike, No Windshield, WARRANTY Warranty

2020 Honda Africa Twin Adventure Sports ES [Model Overview]

New For 2020: The Honda Africa Twin Adventure Sport ES Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The legendary Honda Africa Twin returns for 2020 with some serious updates. The engine is bigger, the chassis is lighter, and the technology is out of this world—but the most important update is the addition of two new models to the range: the Africa Twin Adventure Sport ES and Africa Twin Adventure Sport DCT. The new Adventure Sport ES models come equipped with the...
Tags: Apple, Africa, Motorcycles, Honda, Seat, Apple Inc, Dakar, DCT, IMU, Africa Twin, Africa Twins, Showa, Honda Africa Twin, Honda Africa, Honda Selectable Torque Control, Traction Control

SEAT’s e-Scooter Concept Looks Pretty Good

It’s Just a Concept, Though The Spanish automaker SEAT has now created an electric scooter. The bike was unveiled at EICMA, and I just had a chance to really take a look at it. The bike is called the e-Scooter Concept, and it’s one part of the car company’s urban mobility plan.  SEAT has a small electric car that it wants to use in a car-sharing program, some small kick-scooters and this e-Scooter it’s working on. The scooter is completely electric and uses a regular wall plug to be charged up....
Tags: Motorcycles, Seat, Electric Motorcycles, Motorcycle News

What You Should Know Before Booking a Bulkhead Seat on a Flight

Over on , one commenter wrote about their experience seated on Air Canada’s premium Preferred Seating section with the promise of “greater legroom” and other parks—at an additional cost of $100 per seat.Read more...
Tags: Air Canada, Lifehacks, Seat, Flights, United, American, Airline

Merkel Cheers VW’s Electric Push Amid Growing Climate Critique

(Bloomberg) -- Angela Merkel’s visit to a revamped Volkswagen AG electric-car plant in Zwickau on Monday is a stark reminder of what’s at stake both for the German chancellor and VW boss Herbert Diess.Merkel -- who critics say has long been soft on the auto industry -- has come under fire for failing to make more progress in curbing greenhouse-gas emissions, while Diess is attempting to manage the expensive shift to electric vehicles for the masses without ruining the world’s biggest carmaker.“T...
Tags: Europe, News, Germany, Berlin, Vw, Merkel, Volkswagen, Seat, Volkswagen AG, Saxony, Zwickau, VW Audi, Thuringia, Diess, Christoph Rauwald, Tesla Inc

Volkswagen profit jumps as it warns of a cooling auto market

Filed under: Earnings/Financials,Audi,Bentley,Bugatti,Porsche,Volkswagen,SEAT,Skoda Volkswagen says its profits jumped 44% in the third quarter thanks to a more profitable mix of vehicles in its lineup but warned that global car markets are slowing more than expected and lowered its forecast for annual sales. The sales margin of 7.8% exceeded the goal of 6.5-7.5% as vehicles bringing higher profits took a larger share of sales.Continue reading Volkswagen profit jumps as...
Tags: Porsche, Autos, Volkswagen, Seat, Audi, Bentley, Bugatti, Skoda, Earnings/Financials, Audi Bentley Bugatti Porsche Volkswagen, Skoda Volkswagen

The Conch seat is perfect for those Instagram-worthy “sit down with a book” moments!

Designed to be compact enough to fit into any space, yet comfortable enough to have you sink right in with your favorite book, the Conch comes with a molded-plywood inner body and a dual-density foam outer body, giving it structure as well as supple softness. The chair’s form conforms to the contours of the body, allowing you to sit comfortably, while also conveniently having a storage unit right under you for everything from books to a cushion to other bric-a-brac. Heck, add a rug inside it and...
Tags: Design, Awards, Furniture, Seat, Chair, Product Design, Seating, Bookshelf, Red Dot Awards: Design Concept, Conch, Red Dot Concept 2019, Moiless, Wei he

How to Survive Sitting on a Long Flight, According to a Physical Therapist

I can never sit comfortably on a flight; I’ve struggled with lower back pain for years. After emerging from a long flight spent in a middle seat, I have been known to collapse on the floor of the airport like an infant that’s learning to walk.Read more...
Tags: Travel, Flight, Lifehacks, Seat, Airline, Airfare

10 Easy Pieces: Corner Toilets for Compact Bathrooms

A while back, in response to our post on compact toilets, a reader wrote in asking for the best corner toilets. In a bathroom with very little square footage, a corner toilet can make all the difference (for things such as actually being able to open the bathroom door without it hitting something…). Here are our 10 favorites. N.B.: Corner toilets do seem to be more readily available in UK markets; we’ve included models available in both the UK and US here. Above: The Venice Modern Corner Toil...
Tags: Amazon, Books, UK, US, Seat, Toilets, Bathrooms, Kohler, Small-Space Living, Faucets & Fixtures, 10 Easy Pieces, Product Discoveries, Corner Toilets for Compact Bathrooms, Venice Modern Corner Toilet, Vitra Layton Corner Close Coupled Toilet, Braeburn Two Piece Corner Toilet

SEAT-led research looks at impact of biomethane on passenger vehicles

In Spain, a biomethane research project underway by auto manufacturer SEAT shows that the organic fraction of municipal solid waste in Barcelona is enough to fuel 10,000 cars running on biomethane driving 15,000 kilometers annually. Current drive tests on biomethane are being done using three Leon cars and one Arona with the aim of determining what impacts the fuel may have on cars and any potential damage that the vehicle manufacturer needs to be aware of before rolling out biomethane cars.
Tags: Research, Spain, Barcelona, Seat, Biomethane, Arona

VW Group Admits Developing Affordable EVs Will Be Difficult

Even with affordable electric vehicles cropping up on the global market, their budgetary nature is relative. While the industry promises that EVs will offer the world an affordable, mechanically simple and green alternative to traditional internal combustion models, they’ve yet to deliver. That’s not to suggest e-cars are failures, just that the technologies involved are still […] The post VW Group Admits Developing Affordable EVs Will Be Difficult appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Development, Engineering, Vw, Electric Vehicles, Autos, Volkswagen, Seat, EVs, Electric Cars, Volkswagen Group, VW Group, Meb, News Blog, Product Planning, I.D, small MEB

Don’t Lose Sleep Waiting for Volkswagen’s Super-cheap EV

As Volkswagen Group embarks on its quest to build and disseminate The People’s Propulsion across the globe, rumblings of an ultra-cheap electric car from the automaker have come into focus. We began hearing of such a vehicle last year, when reports emerged that VW was planning an EV with an MSRP below 20,000 euros (roughly […] The post Don’t Lose Sleep Waiting for Volkswagen’s Super-cheap EV appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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"It's been really hard because I have been an ally for a long time and to be rejected this way is very painful."

Said Rob Mueller-Owens, quoted in "In interview, former Whitehorse staffer speaks publicly for the first time since altercation with student" (Capital Times)."The most painful thing about this besides being betrayed by the school district, the people I worked with — I believed in the agenda that [Madison school superintendent] Jennifer Cheatham and (district administrators) Alex Fralin and Nancy Hanks established for us, and I promoted it and worked toward it as hard as I could — is the leaders ...
Tags: Facebook, Education, Law, Seat, Madison, Whitehorse, School Board, Mary Burke, Ann Althouse, Cap Times, Carusi, Nancy Hanks, David Blaska, Capital Times, Caire, Blaska

Familiar Yet Fresh Seating

Reminiscent of the Eames Eiffel-style base, Lazariev Design’s Star chair is a prefabricated seating solution distinguished by its steel rod sections and soft back and seat. The design is composed of four distinct sections that can be easily assembled by the user with simple bolts. The finished product produces a striking geometries complemented by vibrant colors. Sure to be a timeless classic, order them in solid hues or mix and match colors to suit your personal aesthetic.Designer: Fydor Lazari...
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Cupra Ateca Review: Capable Golf R Guts And Questionable Branding

Whether or not you agree with Seat’s decision to spin off Cupra as a separate entity, the brand’s first product since gaining independence is impressively capable
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Cupra Ateca: Driven

The first model from Seat's standalone performance brand has arrived. And no it isn't a robot in disguise
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The ‘MEET’ is a self-driving virtual conference room from the year 2030

Designed for Spanish automotive manufacturer Seat, Miguel Mojica’s automotive concept named MEET is a compact, aerodynamic, slick car for 2030. Its purpose (aside from transportation, of course)? Being a space for meetings of both formal and informal natures. As cars move towards an autonomous future, the car interiors change too, adapting to a situation sans a driver, or passengers facing the road. The interiors become more independent, and start becoming the focus of the car’s design. It’s per...
Tags: Transportation, Design, Autonomous, Automotive, Seat, Meet, Self Driving Car, Miguel Mojica, Miguel MojicaThis

Japanese Revivalism in a Rocker

One look at the Logan bench and you’ll see that its Japanese through and through. The rocker takes inspiration from a variety of areas including the work of furniture maker George Nakashima, Japanese architecture, calligraphy, as well as design principles such as enso, balance and asymmetry.Everything from the simplistic joineries to its upward curves edges are a nod to the signature look of Japanese structures. An aesthetic twist reminiscent of George Nakashima’s signature butterflies on the to...
Tags: Design, Furniture, Seat, Product Design, Seating, Bench, Logan, George Nakashima, Srishti Singh, Aakanksha Gupta, Shwetha Iyengar, Shwetha Iyengar Srishti Singh