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General Motors launch Captiva SUV’s new model


June 26th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Automobile manufacturer General Motors India Tuesday launched its next generation sport utility vehicle (SUV)-- Chevrolet Captiva 2.2 AT AWD priced between Rs.1,874,062-2,459,000 (ex-showroom Delhi)."In India, ... Read more...

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Toyota recalls more than 680000 vehicles over safety concerns


March 8th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tokyo, Mar 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Japanese automaker Toyota Motor Corp. has announced the recall of more than 600,000 vehicles for safety concerns. The company said the affected vehicles have faulty brake lights ... Read more...

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Nissan launches diesel variant of mid-size sedan Sunny


December 12th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Japanese car manufacture Nissan Monday launched the diesel variant of its mid-size sedan Sunny, priced between Rs.7.98 lakh and Rs.8.78 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi) with a ... Read more...

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Hackers could make your car unsafe, McAfee warns


September 9th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 9 (IANS) Hackers could shut down your running car and expose you to all-too-sudden dangers - so beware, says anti-virus firm McAfee.It warns that greater reliance on computers ... Read more...

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General Motors recalls more than 50,000 Cadillac SRX


June 10th, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) General Motors has issued a recall for more than 50,000 Cadillac SRX vehicles in North America. The automaker issued the recall because the airbags installed at ... Read more...

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Ford recalls 1.19 mn pick-ups


April 15th, 2011 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 15 (IANS/EFE) Ford has informed the US government that it will recall about 1.19 million F-150 pick-up trucks produced from 2004 through 2006 as well as Lincoln Mark ... Read more...

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Ford recalls 1.2 million F 150 pickup


April 15th, 2011 - 1:49 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, April 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ford has issued a recall for nearly 1.2 million vehicles because of concerns that the airbags in the cars may be defective. The affected cars are ... Read more...

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David Arquette hospitalized after head-on car collision


March 5th, 2011 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
London, March 05 (ANI): Actor David Arquette has been hospitalized after a head-on car collision in West Hollywood.According to TMZ, the 39-year-old, who was driving a silver Cadillac, swerved into an oncoming ... Read more...

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Car’s front seats safer than back seats


September 1st, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 1 (IANS) Front seats are safer than rear seats in a car, thanks to the addition of new safety features over the years. "We could save more lives and prevent more ... Read more...

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Human-powered ‘hybrid’ car can clock 30mph uphill


August 16th, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 16 (ANI): Imagine a car running without fuel - just on human power of muscle. Well, you don't have to imagine any more, thanks to a new car that you ... Read more...

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Oz resort sets up air cushions for snowboarders


July 21st, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 21 (ANI): An Australian resort has set up air cushions for its skiers and snowboarders so that they can practice their jumps, spins and flips without pain.The Thredbo's Monster Bagjump ... Read more...

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Honda recalls cars in China due to airbag defects


July 1st, 2010 - 7:11 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 1 (IANS) Japanese car-maker Honda has decided to recall its Civic and Stream models sold in China due to airbag defects, fearing it could cause injury to the vehicle occupants, ... Read more...

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Flying Car Terrafugia Transition Gets FAA Nod


June 30th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri June 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Automobile industry has touched a new milestone with the revolutionary car cum aircraft Terrafugia Transition getting the nod from the FAA. It is a lightweight airplane ... Read more...

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Nissan to recall 135,000 Infiniti G35 sedans and coupes because of an airbag issue


May 5th, 2010 - 10:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tokyo, May 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Close on the heels of Toyota and Honda, Nissan is all set to recall Infiniti G35 sedans and coupes, because of an issue with their airbags. The ... Read more...

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Nissan Recalls Infinity Models For Airbag Faults


May 5th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri May 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Going by the trends of the car industry, the year 2010 should be noted as the year of recalls. The recall fiasco started with Japanese carmaker ... Read more...

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Woods’ wife uses golf club to rescue him after SUV crash


November 28th, 2009 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Orlando (US), Nov. 28 (ANI): The world's top ranked golfer Tiger Woods was rescued by his wife after being injured in a car crash on Friday morning.Woods, who was initially feared ... Read more...

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Scientists harness car horns to warn of natural disaster


August 12th, 2009 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) Researchers in Germany have devised a technology which activates the horns of parked cars in case of disaster. The technology is based on the eCall emergency system which new ... Read more...

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Now, braking bag technology in Mercedes to minimize injury in crash


June 18th, 2009 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 18 (ANI): Airbags in cars are moving away from just protecting the occupants of the vehicle, for now the "braking bag" in Mercedes-Benz ESF 2009 S400 Hybrid experimental safety vehicle, ... Read more...

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Ratan Tata plans Nano launch in Europe, US


March 23rd, 2009 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 23 (IANS) Already making waves worldwide even before its low-priced car Nano hits the Indian roads, Tata Motors is contemplating a launch of the family car for the European and ... Read more...

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Exploding custard, rice pudding truck sends driver running!


September 28th, 2008 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 28 (ANI): A truck driver, who was transporting 60, 000 tins of custard and rice pudding to a local supermarket, was forced to desert his truck when it began ... Read more...

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Space airbags may help protect helicopters in emergency landings


September 2nd, 2008 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 2 (ANI): A technique used in many NASA Mars rovers could be used to protect helicopters in emergency landings, by placing airbags on the underside of the choppers.Several of ... Read more...

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Cars may soon come with exterior airbags to protect pedestrians


June 17th, 2008 - 12:25 am ICT by ANI
London, June 16 (ANI): A Toyota subsidiary is close to perfecting exterior airbags which, in the event of a collision with a pedestrian, will open at the front of the bonnet. ... Read more...

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Using airbags without seatbelts boosts injury risk


March 17th, 2008 - 4:43 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 17 (ANI): Drivers and passengers who dont wear their seatbelts thinking that the airbags in the car will protect them in the event of a crash, are at higher ... Read more...

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