Jardine To Buy 20% Stake In China Luxury Auto Dealership

2014 Kia Cadenza — a new entrant in the near-luxury field

Zhongshengs shares rose 8.9 percent, the most since December 2011, to close at HK$12.54 in Hong Kong . Jardines shares fell 1.5 percent to $34.10 in Singapore. Strategic Investment Zhongsheng is one of China s premier motor dealership groups representing many internationally renowned marques, Adam Keswick, Jardine Strategics director, said in a statement. This long-term strategic investment provides us with a greater exposure to the Mainland market in a sector we understand well and in which we believe that Zhongsheng has the potential for substantial growth. Jardine sells Mercedes-Benz and Citroen vehicles in Singapore and Malaysia through its Singapore-listed unit, Jardine Cycle & Carriage Ltd., which in turn owns the majority share in Jakarta-based PT Astra International, a distributor of Toyota cars and Honda Motor Co. motorcycles.
Full Article: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-01-20/china-auto-dealer-to-raise-722-million-from-jardine.html

2014 Maybach 57S By Knight Luxury

Maybach 57S By Knight Luxury

The trunk is also covered in leather with carbon diamond stitching and an embroidered logo. Even the door knobs received screen-printed logos, while the full interior is trimmed in a sleek combination of black and red. Knight installed an Apple entertainment system that includes an Apple TV module and two iPads sith Apple keyboard in the rear of the car. Gallery Maybach 57S By Knight Luxury Press Release The “outing” of Daimler AG – at that time still DaimlerChrysler AG – in the chapter of Maybach has lasted exactly ten years, from 2002 to 2012. The core idea was to bring a vehicle as far as possible above the S-Class on the road, in order to defy so the luxury cars from Rolls-Royce and Bentley.
Full Article: http://www.topspeed.com/cars/maybach/2014-maybach-57s-by-knight-luxury-ar162037.html

(Ill concede the memory bank cars frequently have two different-size drivers.) Just a few inches to the drivers right, the passenger gets no such benefits. Theres a simple forward/backward switch and a seatback recliner. Huh? The passenger is chopped liver? Further: on the center console is a bank of switches for seat temperature.
Full Article: http://blog.sfgate.com/topdown/2014/01/20/2014-kia-cadenza-a-new-entrant-in-the-near-luxury-field/


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