Future cars Cars, a cocktail and a celebrity: South Koreans succumb to Tesla fever

SEOUL, July 8 (Reuters) – From an eponymous cocktail to eager buyers following the shipping routes of long-awaited cars, Tesla Inc is having a moment in South Korea, particularly among tech-savvy professionals. Kang Sung-mo, who runs an advertising production agency in Seoul, is a convert. “I am not interested in cars, but I am interested…

Future cars Cars, a cocktail and a celebrity: South Koreans succumb to Tesla fever

SEOUL (Reuters) – From an eponymous cocktail to eager buyers following the shipping routes of long-awaited cars, Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) is having a moment in South Korea, particularly among tech-savvy professionals. A woman walks past a Tesla dealership in Hanam, South Korea, July 6, 2020. REUTERS/Kim Hong-JiKang Sung-mo, who runs an advertising production agency in…

Future cars Cars, a cocktail and a celebrity: South Koreans succumb to Tesla fever

SEOUL (Reuters) – From an eponymous cocktail to eager buyers following the shipping routes of long-awaited cars, Tesla Inc is having a moment in South Korea, particularly among tech-savvy professionals. Tesla electric vehicles for test driving are parked in Hanam, South Korea, July 6, 2020. REUTERS/Kim Hong-JiKang Sung-mo, who runs an advertising production agency in…

Future cars U.S. probes fuel leaks in GM’s older Chevy Cobalt and HHR vehicles

FILE PHOTO: The GM logo is seen at the General Motors Assembly Plant in Ramos Arizpe, state of Coahuila, Mexico October 7, 2019. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril/File Photo(Reuters) – U.S. auto safety regulator on Tuesday disclosed it has opened an investigation into complaints of fuel leaks in older Chevrolet Cobalt compact cars and HHR wagons, manufactured by…

Future cars CORRECTED-Paris guide seeks post-lockdown jumpstart for vintage 2CV tour

PARIS (Reuters) – There’s nothing Jean-Remi Galinon enjoys more than bouncing along cobbled streets and showing off Paris to foreign tourists, usually Americans, in his most iconic of French vintage cars. A Citroen 2CV car of the Paris company 2CVParisTour.com is seen parked in front of the Sacre-Coeur basilica of Montmartre in Paris, France, June…

Future cars Paris guide seeks post-lockdown jumpstart for vintage 2CV tour

PARIS (Reuters) – There’s nothing Jean-Remi Galinon enjoys more than bouncing along cobbled streets and showing off Paris to foreign tourists, usually Americans, in his most iconic of French vintage cars. A Citroen 2CV car of the Paris company 2CVParisTour.com is seen parked in front of the Sacre-Coeur basilica of Montmartre in Paris, France, June…

Future cars From food to cars, Saudis stock up ahead of VAT hike

RIYADH/DUBAI (Reuters) – People in Saudi Arabia rushed to buy goods from imported fruit juices to cars ahead of a sharp hike in value-added tax on July 1, introduced by the oil-rich kingdom to boost state revenues amid its worst ever economic decline. Saudi women push the shopping cart outside a supermarket during shopping before…