February 3, 2023
Loading...
You are here:  Home  >  'auto industry'  -  Page 2
Latest

Rotation innovation: Oxnard firm cranks out new take on rotary engines

By   /  Saturday, June 29th, 2013  /  Features, Special Sections, Technology  /  2 Comments

  An Oxnard-based startup is developing a fuel-efficient rotary engine that could one day run cars and trucks off nearly any combustible fuel. GoTek Energy, currently housed at an aerospace machine shop that’s a strategic investor, is perfecting what it calls its DynaKinetic engine. Because it has no pistons and no valves and valve seats Read More →

Latest

Honda contract key to Clean Diesel turnaround

By   /  Friday, August 3rd, 2012  /  Technology, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Honda contract key to Clean Diesel turnaround

Ventura-based Clean Diesel Technologies is gearing up for the first big test of whether its merger strategy will pay off. The clean tech emissions control company said July 30 that it won a contract to supply catalyst coatings for four- and six-cylinder Honda Accords, some of the best-selling car models in North America. The next Read More →

Latest

City counts on Subaru sales to rev up revenue

By   /  Friday, June 22nd, 2012  /  Top Stories, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on City counts on Subaru sales to rev up revenue

Banking on a boom in Subaru sales to help pad its coffers, the city of Ventura is giving  financial assistance to Barber Automotive to help move its dealership to the Ventura Auto Center. Here’s the catch: Up to half of the $300,000 loan the city is making to the Subaru dealership is likely to be Read More →

Latest

T.O. snags Rolls-Royce, Bentley dealerships

By   /  Monday, June 11th, 2012  /  Latest news, Real Estate  /  Comments Off on T.O. snags Rolls-Royce, Bentley dealerships

By August, Bentley and Rolls-Royce owners in the Tri-Counties will no longer need to drive to Beverly Hills for service or to buy a new model. Thousand Oaks officials confirmed June 11 that the city has secured a dealership for both luxury brands at its auto mall. “We’re absolutely thrilled. This is a great addition Read More →

Latest

Auto research center in works in Oxnard

By   /  Monday, October 18th, 2010  /  Latest news  /  Comments Off on Auto research center in works in Oxnard

The Oxnard City Council approved a plan Oct. 13 that will allow a state authority to issue $10 million in bonds to a private company that wants to build an automotive research facility in the city. Quattro-Del Norte LLC, the recipient of the bond financing, says the project would create about 100 jobs. The firm Read More →

Latest

Editorial: Ventura on right road to revive auto mall

By   /  Monday, October 18th, 2010  /  Editorials, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Editorial: Ventura on right road to revive auto mall

Apart from a half-abandoned exurban subdivision, there’s no clearer physical symbol of the Great Recession than the American auto mall. Carmakers both foreign and domestic have shut dealerships from coast to coast, leaving acres of empty concrete. The effects in the Tri-Counties have been relatively mild, but there are still plenty of vacant auto mall Read More →