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PH automakers’ group enjoy sustained sales uptrend in July

While the local automotive industry has yet to fully rebound from the huge slump caused by the turnout of events earlier this year, a major local carmaker’s group has opened the third quarter on a significantly positive note.

Based on the joint report by the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines, Inc. (CAMPI) and Truck Manufacturers Association (TMA), vehicles sales for July reached 20,542, representing a 31.9 percent jump over the 15,578 units sold back in June.

However, it is still down by 35.4 percent when compared to the 31,810 units delivered in the same month last year.

On a year-to-date comparison, the group only rolled out 105,583 units—which is a 48.7 percent drop from the 205,945 units attained for the first seven months of 2019.

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Despite all the negative numbers, CAMPI President Atty. Rommel Gutierrez expressed high hopes with the recent sales achievement

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With emissions deal, California takes aim at automakers’ alliance with Trump

California finalized its agreements with five major automakers aimed at upholding its stringent vehicle emissions standards against an effort by the Trump administration to roll the rules back.” data-reactid=”23″On Aug. 17, California finalized its agreements with five major automakers aimed at upholding its stringent vehicle emissions standards against an effort by the Trump administration to roll the rules back.

In doing so, the state delivered an unmistakable warning to the rest of the auto industry: California’s rules are likely to remain in place, and if you’ve got brains, you’ll join us.

The state carefully crafted its agreements with Ford, Honda, BMW of North America, Volkswagen Group of America and Volvo to keep them free from interference by the federal Environmental Protection Agency or anyone else in the Trump administration.

Both we and the companies consider this to be an enforceable agreement.

Mary Nichols, chair, California Air Resources Board

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Android Auto vs Android Automotive: What’s the difference?

Welcome to SHIFT Basics, a collection of tips, explainers, guides, and advice to keep you up to speed with mobility tech.

There was a time when having an infotainment system and satellite navigation in your car was a luxury. Now, thanks in part to computer components being more affordable and open source mapping projects, in-car entertainment systems are far more common.

Advanced infotainment systems are so common they can create a bit of a learning curve when getting into an unfamiliar car. What’s more, in-car systems often lack features that are common on other pieces of tech, like popular entertainment apps.

Thankfully, there are solutions that aim to standardize the in-car experience and bring supreme functionality with less of a learning curve. In this article we’re going to take a look at two of those options: Android Auto and Android Automotive.

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Henry Ford Quotes To Inspire The Automotive Enthusiast

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Let the words of Henry Ford motivate you to conquer hardship.

troubling year in recent history, and we’re not even done with it. If you work in the automotive industry, you likely feel particularly overwhelmed by what the next few months may have in store, and everything you’ve been through in the last few behind us, while the world is desperately seeking a clear pathway out of this mess. During times like these, it’s important to unplug from the news of gloom and doom, and look to great leaders who powered through adversity during dark and challenging times, like Henry Ford.” data-reactid=”14″As a whole, 2020 has been the most troubling year in recent history, and we’re not even done with it. If you work in the automotive industry, you likely feel particularly

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