More carmakers caught in headlights of VW engine-rigging scandal

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A Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 commercial jet.

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"The Recalibration of Awareness – Apr 20/21, 2012 (Kryon channeled by Lee Carroll) (Subjects: Old Energy, Recalibration Lectures, God / Creator, Religions/Spiritual systems (Catholic Church, Priests/Nun’s, Worship, John Paul Pope, Women in the Church otherwise church will go, Current Pope won’t do it), Middle East, Jews, Governments will change (Internet, Media, Democracies, Dictators, North Korea, Nations voted at once), Integrity (Businesses, Tobacco Companies, Bankers/ Financial Institutes, Pharmaceutical company to collapse), Illuminati (Started in Greece, with Shipping, Financial markets, Stock markets, Pharmaceutical money (fund to build Africa, to develop)), Shift of Human Consciousness, (Old) Souls, Women, Masters to/already come back, Global Unity.... etc.) - (Text version)

… The Shift in Human Nature

You're starting to see integrity change. Awareness recalibrates integrity, and the Human Being who would sit there and take advantage of another Human Being in an old energy would never do it in a new energy. The reason? It will become intuitive, so this is a shift in Human Nature as well, for in the past you have assumed that people take advantage of people first and integrity comes later. That's just ordinary Human nature.

In the past, Human nature expressed within governments worked like this: If you were stronger than the other one, you simply conquered them. If you were strong, it was an invitation to conquer. If you were weak, it was an invitation to be conquered. No one even thought about it. It was the way of things. The bigger you could have your armies, the better they would do when you sent them out to conquer. That's not how you think today. Did you notice?

Any country that thinks this way today will not survive, for humanity has discovered that the world goes far better by putting things together instead of tearing them apart. The new energy puts the weak and strong together in ways that make sense and that have integrity. Take a look at what happened to some of the businesses in this great land (USA). Up to 30 years ago, when you started realizing some of them didn't have integrity, you eliminated them. What happened to the tobacco companies when you realized they were knowingly addicting your children? Today, they still sell their products to less-aware countries, but that will also change.

What did you do a few years ago when you realized that your bankers were actually selling you homes that they knew you couldn't pay for later? They were walking away, smiling greedily, not thinking about the heartbreak that was to follow when a life's dream would be lost. Dear American, you are in a recession. However, this is like when you prune a tree and cut back the branches. When the tree grows back, you've got control and the branches will grow bigger and stronger than they were before, without the greed factor. Then, if you don't like the way it grows back, you'll prune it again! I tell you this because awareness is now in control of big money. It's right before your eyes, what you're doing. But fear often rules. …

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Beijing curbs car sales in drive to cut pollution

Deutsche Welle, 5 November 2013

China’s capital Beijing has announced it will impose restrictions on new car purchases next year in an effort to reduce air pollution. The new quotas are likely to hit German carmakers.

Beijing's car sales quota for 2014 would be slashed by almost 40 percent under plans to cut vehicle emissions and hazardous levels of pollution, the Chinese capital's official website announced Tuesday.

Beginning next year, the city would issue 150,000 new license plates annually for a period of four years, authorities said, down from 240,000 car ownership licenses granted this year.

In addition, city authorities decided to increase the quotas for so-called new-energy vehicles, meaning fuel-efficient and electric cars. The number of plates for such vehicles was planned to triple over the period from about 20,000 in 2014 to 60,000 in 2017.

At the moment, restrictions on new car sales are imposed in three other major Chinese cities apart from the capital Beijing. Curbs on sales were planned to be imposed in eight more cities, the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers said in July. A license to buy a car in restricted cities is usually won in lotteries or through an auction.

Regarding Beijing, the new quota means that car sales will be capped at 600,000 units for the next four years, which is lower than the number of cars sold in 2010 alone.

The measure is likely to hit booming sales by foreign carmakers, notably from Germany. High-powered, luxury cars by German top-of-the-range manufacturers Audi, Mercedes and BMW have become status symbols for China's growing urban upper class. The new restrictions are likely to force them to put more resources into the markets of China's smaller cities.

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