Plus, a look back at a successful year for the Swedish automaker. You've read about this over and over again: the coronavirus pandemic had a negative effect on automotive sales in 2020 because of obvious reasons. But not Volvo – the Swedish company is one of the few automakers that posted positive sales in the US. In an interview with Automotive News , Ernie Norcross, Volvo Retail Advisory Board Chairman, said that last year was a strong profit and volume year. Volvo was able to bounce back from the sales slump by June 2020 and ended the year with a 1.8 percent sales increase compared to 2019. Gallery: Volvo XC40 Electric 18 Photos Norcross attributed the company's success to the autonomy that Volvo Cars USA gave them in the early parts of the pandemic. This allowed them to react quickly to local market conditions. Apart from that, Norcross added that … [Read more...] about Volvo Dealers Asking For Larger SUV To Fight BMW X7, Mercedes GLS
A large number of messages containing only the link "goo.gl/R7f68" have appeared on Twitter today, redirecting the users to various malware-laden sites. The messages are mostly coming from disposable accounts, but they also show up on some accounts that appear to be genuine, which indicates that there's a worm spreading and sending the messages from infected accounts. Furthermore, all of the messages containing the link are sent from the mobile version of Twitter. The Next Web has traced the origins of the link in the messages, which sends users to a French site (http://artcan-developpement.fr) that has apparently been hacked to forward users to sites containing various malware scripts. While the majority of the messages currently contain an identical shortened link, keep in mind that the link is very likely to change in the future. As always, do not click on any suspicious links, and always keep your computer protected with antivirus and anti-malware software. … [Read more...] about Malicious Goo.gl Links Spreading on Twitter [WARNING]
WASHINGTON: Daimler AG's U.S. unit Mercedes-Benz USA said Saturday it is recalling 1.29 million vehicles sold since 2016 because software may fail to communicate correct vehicle location in the event of a crash. The recall covers some 2016-2021 model year CLA-Class, GLA-Class, GLE-Class, GLS-Class, SLC-Class, A-Class, GT-Class, C-Class, E-Class, S-Class, CLS-Class, SL-Class, B-Class, GLB-Class, GLC-Class, and G-Class vehicles, according to a filing with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration . The German automaker plans to issue a software update that will be installed by dealers or over-the-air. Mercedes-Benz USA said Saturday it is neither aware of any case of material damage nor personal injury in connection with the issue. The automaker said "a temporary collapse of the communication module's power supply caused by a crash might lead to the vehicle's position during a potential emergency call being incorrect." Mercedes-Benz added that "other functions … [Read more...] about Daimler recalls 1.29 million U.S. vehicles for software issue
Home Four wheelers oi-Promeet Ghosh By Promeet Ghosh Updated: Monday, February 8, 2021, 16:11 [IST] Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has announced that the Range Rover Sport has crossed the 1 million sales milestone across the globe. This news was announced by the carmaker through its official social media accounts. The Range Rover Sport was introduced in the year 2005. The company introduced the MY2021 Range Rover Sport at the end of 2020. The Range Rover Sport carries a price tag of 89.13 lakh for the entry-level model and goes all the way up to the Rs 1.43 crore, all prices mentioned above are ex-showroom. The SUV is offered in seven variants: S, SE, HSE, HSE Dynamic, Autobiography Dynamic, HSE Silver and HSE Dynamic Black variants. The Range Rover Sport SUV features sharp design elements put together in a modern package. The Range Rover Sport, as the name suggests, adds some sporty bits to its styling. It has got larger air dams, sharper edges and blacked-out elements. … [Read more...] about Land Rover Range Rover Sport Variant Crosses 1 Million Sales Mark Globally: Read More To Find Out!
Workers at a garment factory (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) - Vietnam targets raising the proportion of trained workers to 35-40 percent by 2030 under a support programme for labour market development newly issued by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.Global Innovation Index (GII) by 2025 and among the top 55 by 2030. The country also sets having 80 percent of its workforce possess IT skills by 2025 and 90 percent by 2030, while reducing the rate of young adults unemployed or untrained to below 8 percent.labour market compared with the regional and global markets, and evaluate the labour gap between regions./. VNA … [Read more...] about Vietnam to raise rate of trained workers to 40 percent by 2030