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In a subdued auto market, Asian companies log growth in July (Roundup)

August 1st, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 1 (IANS) Even as the demand for automobiles remains subdued owing to high interest rates, rising fuel costs and uncertain economic conditions, Asian vehicle makers in general maintained ... Read more...

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Eastwood donates fee to charity

February 8th, 2012 - 1:50 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 8 (IANS) Actor-director Clint Eastwood has donated the fee he received for his controversial Super Bowl commercial to charity.According to, the 81-year-old was accused of endorsing ... Read more...

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Fiat profit more than doubled in fourth quarter

February 3rd, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Turin (Italy), Feb 3 (IANS/AKI) Fiat, Italy's largest carmaker, said its profit from the last three months of 2011 more than doubled on the strength of American car giant Chrysler, ... Read more...

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Ford’s Figo crosses one lakh-sales mark

July 1st, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 1 (IANS) Figo, Ford India's best-selling hatchback, has sold more than one lakh units since it was launched 15 months ago, the company said Friday."Due to continued strong ... Read more...

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Ford India logs sales growth in June

July 1st, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 1 (IANS) Ford India, the Indian subsidiary of the American car major Ford Motor Company, sold 9,145 units in June 2011 including exports, the company said Friday.A total ... Read more...

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Pak police dismiss murder-accused US official’s “self-defence” claim as ‘unconvincing’

February 5th, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 5(ANI): Pakistani police officials investigating into the double killings by US national Raymond Davis have dismissed his 'self-defence' claim as 'unconvincing' in their initial report to the Punjab government, a ... Read more...

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Pakistan likely to release double murder-accused US diplomat soon: Report

February 5th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 5(ANI): Double murder-accused US diplomat Raymond Davis, who is currently under Pakistani police detention, may be released soon, officials have indicated.Two Pakistani officials in the United States told a foreign ... Read more...

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Chevy Volt: A Winner From GM’s Stable!

January 15th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Chevrolet Volt, the eco-friendly hybrid car from the stable of GM has played a major role in resurrecting the image of the company. Since its debut, ... Read more...

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Detroit Auto Show 2011: Volt Makes GM Proud Again!

January 11th, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Detroit, Jan 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Detroit Auto Show 2011, the largest auto show of the year in U.S. has started and the top car makers are vying for attention ... Read more...

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Why white cars never go out of vogue

September 13th, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 13 (ANI): A new survey has indicated that amidst so many colour options, the most popular shade among American car buyers is plain old white.Since 2007, when white ended silver's ... Read more...

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Ford India to export Figo to Asia-Pacific markets

July 5th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 5 (IANS) Ford India, the Indian arm of American car maker Ford Motor Company, will be shipping out its new small car Figo to markets in the Asia-Pacific region in ... Read more...

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US car companies lead by percentage, Asians by volume (Lead)

July 1st, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 1 (IANS) Powered by their small cars, the two American car makers, Ford India and General Motors India, have logged triple digit sales growth in June, compared to the same ... Read more...

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Sponsors trying to back off from Tiger Woods now

December 9th, 2009 - 10:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Florida, Dec 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to New York Daily News, sponsors are taking their first small step back from Tiger Woods, Bloomberg News reporting Tuesday that advertisements featuring him, at ... Read more...

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North American car manufacturers at bottom of ‘world sustainability league’

October 30th, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 30 (ANI): In the largest ever international study of the global automobile sector's sustainability performance, North American car manufacturers have come bottom of the league.The study, entitled 'Sustainable Value in ... Read more...

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2009 Dodge challenger:Revisiting the Good Old Days

June 14th, 2009 - 11:29 pm ICT by GD
Car enthusiasts from all over America are rejoicing at the return of some of the old classic muscle cars reminiscent of a by-gone era forty years ago. The summer of 1969 saw ... Read more...

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Volkswagen CC is all set to create raves in the American markets, this fall

May 9th, 2009 - 8:17 pm ICT by GD
Volkswagen CC is all set to turn the heads of the American car buyers once it is launched in the United States of America, next fall. The car was first introduced ... Read more...

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Obama Administration’s New Warrantee Commitment Program

March 30th, 2009 - 11:12 pm ICT by admin
Washington, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The White House released the following statement on the Obama administration's new Warrantee Commitment Program.Today, the Treasury Department announced an innovative new program to give consumers ... Read more...

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US, Canada pledge cooperation in combatting global recession (Lead)

February 20th, 2009 - 8:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington/Ottawa, Feb 20 (DPA) The US and Canada have agreed to work closely together to counter the widening global economic recession and avoid erecting trade barriers that would hamper thriving cross-border commerce. President ... Read more...

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Hyundai i10 is JK Tyre-Indian Car of the Year 2008

April 5th, 2008 - 12:22 am ICT by admin
Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) The Hyundai's i10 has bagged the 2008 Indian Car of the Year (ICOTY), awarded by JK Tyre. A panel of 12 automotive journalists judged the car on various ... Read more...

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