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Ford India recalls over 1.28 lakh cars for faulty components


August 13th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 13 (IANS) Ford India, the Indian subsidiary of American auto giant Ford Motor Company, is recalling 128,655 units of its popular Figo and Classic models to rectify problems ... Read more...

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Fiat sales take a hit in Europe


June 16th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, June 16 (IANS/AKI) Fiat's sales in Europe have plummeted over the weak economy and a saturated market demand for vehicles from Italy's biggest carmaker.Sales fell 12.1 percent compared to ... Read more...

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Ford India logs sales growth in January


February 1st, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 1 (IANS) Ford India, the Indian subsidiary of the American auto major Ford Motor Company, closed last month selling 10,789 units, up from 10,026 units sold in January ... Read more...

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Ford India’s total sales grew in October


November 1st, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 1 (IANS) Ford India, the Indian subsidiary of the American auto major Ford Motor Company, closed last month on a healthier note, selling 1880 units more than what ... Read more...

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Interest rates, fuel price hike dampen automobile sector (Roundup)


June 1st, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chennai, June 1 (IANS) Interest rates and fuel price hikes seem to have dampened automobile sales in May, with leading players like Maruti Suzuki and Hyundai reporting only marginal ... Read more...

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Nissan, Ford post higher sales in March


April 1st, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 1 (IANS) The Indian subsidiary of Japanese auto major Nissan Motor Company closed March with a sales of 2,101 units up from 89 units sold during the comparable ... Read more...

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Ford records growth in February sales


March 1st, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 1 (IANS) The Indian subsidiary of American auto major Ford recorded a 188 percent sales growth in February over the corresponding period in 2010, mainly driven by Figo, its compact ... Read more...

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Ferrari to modify name of race car after spat with Ford


February 12th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Turin, Feb 12 (IANS/AKI) Italy's Ferrari has said it has agreed to use the full name of its new Formula One race car after Ford complained that its abbreviation was a copy ... Read more...

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Americans now want Indian, Chinese cars: survey


July 31st, 2009 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 31 (IANS) Every fourth new car buyer in the US is now ready to buy the next vehicle from India or China, threatening to challenge the dominance of ... Read more...

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GM bankruptcy opens new opportunity for Indian vendors


June 3rd, 2009 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Chennai, June 3 (IANS) The decision of General Motors (GM) to file for bankruptcy could create a new supply chain for Indian and Chinese auto component makers, say industry analysts."Corporate ... Read more...

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GM has viable plan to exit bankruptcy: Obama


June 2nd, 2009 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 1 (DPA) US President Barack Obama Monday said he believed General Motors (GM) had developed a viable plan that will allow it to quickly exit bankruptcy. His comments came after ... Read more...

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Obama says he does not want to run auto companies


April 30th, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.30 (ANI): President Barack Obama has said that he does not want to run American auto companies, which are presently experiencing a major crisis."I don't want to run auto companies, ... Read more...

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Ford for incentives to owners to scrap old cars to boost sales


March 10th, 2009 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 10 (IANS) Ford Motor Company has asked the Canadian government to give monetary incentives to people to scrap old cars to boost sales of new vehicles. Incentives for owners of 10-year ... Read more...

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Danica Patrick says Jennifer Aniston too old to portray her in movie


February 20th, 2009 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 20 (ANI): American auto racing driver Danica Patrick has recently revealed that actress Jennifer Aniston would be too old to portray her in a movie, and that she would ... Read more...

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Canada mulls joint auto bailout with US


November 15th, 2008 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Nov 15 (IANS) Canada is mulling the possibility of a joint package with the US to bail out the sinking auto industry in the two countries.Ontario and Quebec provinces of Canada ... Read more...

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Eaton calls for government subsidy for hybrid vehicles


June 25th, 2008 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 25 (IANS) Eaton Corp Inc, which developed diesel-electric hybrid truck technology, Wednesday urged the state governments to share the product cost since the technology is costly. "The hybrid technology for ... Read more...

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American auto love affair sours as fuel prices soar


May 22nd, 2008 - 9:42 am ICT by admin
By Andy Goldberg Los Angeles, May 22 (DPA) For as long as anyone can remember, life in Los Angeles has involved driving a car. But with prices of fuel reaching $4 a gallon ... Read more...

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