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September 19: Pictures for the day

  • September 19: Pictures for the day

    September 19: Pictures for the day

  • <p>Logos of the carmakers Jaguar and Land Rover are pictured during the first media day of the 78th Geneva Car Show at the Palexpo in Geneva</p><p><b>Luxury car maker Jaguar Land Rover, part of Tata Motors group, said it will invest 355 million pounds ($561 million) on a new engine plant in central England, which fought off competition from India with backing from the UK government.</b></p><p>The government, keen to support manufacturing in Britain, will provide up to 10 million pounds for a plant expected to create 750 jobs and thousands of jobs across the wider UK economy.</p><p>"JLR choosing Wolverhampton for its new engine plant in the face of tough international competition is a tremendous boost for manufacturing in the UK and the West Midlands in particular," said business secretary Vince Cable.</p>

    Logos of the carmakers Jaguar and Land Rover are pictured during the first media day of the 78th Geneva Car Show at the Palexpo in Geneva

    Luxury car maker Jaguar Land Rover, part of Tata Motors group, said it will invest 355 million pounds ($561 million) on a new engine plant in central England, which fought off competition from India with backing from the UK government.

    The government, keen to support manufacturing in Britain, will provide up to 10 million pounds for a plant expected to create 750 jobs and thousands of jobs across the wider UK economy.

    "JLR choosing Wolverhampton for its new engine plant in the face of tough international competition is a tremendous boost for manufacturing in the UK and the West Midlands in particular," said business secretary Vince Cable.

  • <p>Suzuki Motor Corp&#39;s logo is seen on the company&#39;s special painted minivehicle Wagon R displayed at Tokyo Auto Salon 2010 at Makuhari Messe in Chiba, east of Tokyo.<p><p><b>Volkswagen could make a move to take over Japan&#39;s Suzuki, German magazine Der Spiegel reported, citing an unnamed senior manager at VW.</b><p><p>"I do not rule out this possibility," the weekly quoted the person as saying on Sunday.<p><p>Suzuki said on Monday it wanted to end its two-year alliance with VW after the German carmaker accused it of violating the pact by agreeing a diesel engine supply deal with Italy&#39;s Fiat.</p>

    Suzuki Motor Corp's logo is seen on the company's special painted minivehicle Wagon R displayed at Tokyo Auto Salon 2010 at Makuhari Messe in Chiba, east of Tokyo.

    Volkswagen could make a move to take over Japan's Suzuki, German magazine Der Spiegel reported, citing an unnamed senior manager at VW.

    "I do not rule out this possibility," the weekly quoted the person as saying on Sunday.

    Suzuki said on Monday it wanted to end its two-year alliance with VW after the German carmaker accused it of violating the pact by agreeing a diesel engine supply deal with Italy's Fiat.

  • <p>A salesman displays gold ornaments at a jewellery showroom in Chandigarh</p><p><b>Gold prices rallied on Monday as a series of political setbacks over the weekend reinforced fears about the deteriorating euro zone debt crisis, prompting investors to seek refuge in the precious metal.</b></p><p>Spot gold was bid at $1,821.00 a troy ounce at 0900 GMT from $1,810.73 late in New York on Friday. The precious metal hit a record high of $1,920.30 on September 6.</p><p>The cancellation of a visit by Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou to the United States to chair an emergency cabinet meeting at home and a regional election defeat for German Chancellor Angela Merkel added to perceptions of a worsening crisis.</p>

    A salesman displays gold ornaments at a jewellery showroom in Chandigarh

    Gold prices rallied on Monday as a series of political setbacks over the weekend reinforced fears about the deteriorating euro zone debt crisis, prompting investors to seek refuge in the precious metal.

    Spot gold was bid at $1,821.00 a troy ounce at 0900 GMT from $1,810.73 late in New York on Friday. The precious metal hit a record high of $1,920.30 on September 6.

    The cancellation of a visit by Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou to the United States to chair an emergency cabinet meeting at home and a regional election defeat for German Chancellor Angela Merkel added to perceptions of a worsening crisis.

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