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China, a major producer of the world’s sex toys

April 25th, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 25 (IANS) A small village in China called Jiqi is only a miniscule part of a major enterprise that employs more than one million people across the country ... Read more...

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Hero MotoCorp to set up manufacturing plants in Africa

March 20th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Two-wheeler maker Hero MotoCorp Tuesday said it has identified growth markets in Africa to set up manufacturing and assembly plants there."We have identified some ... Read more...

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Mexico sets 60-year prison term for female homicides

December 15th, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 15 (IANS/EFE) Mexico's lower house approved a bill that would make female homicides, or "femicides", punishable by between 40-60 years in prison, legislative sources said.The bill, which ... Read more...

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Toyota, Honda announce production cuts in North America

April 9th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 9 (IANS) Toyota and Honda Motor Company Friday announced production cuts at their assembly operations in Canada and the US because of the shortage of parts caused by ... Read more...

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Tata Motors to build 2,000 Land Rovers a year in Pune plant

March 2nd, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 2(ANI): Jaguar Land Rover, a British automotive business owned by Tata Motors, is to start building 2,000 vehicles a year at its factory in Pune.It will start its overseas production ... Read more...

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Mitsubishi may assemble its next sedan in Bangladesh

February 10th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 10 (IANS) Japanese auto giant Mitsubishi may assemble its next sedan car in Bangladesh, the company's chief said here. "We (Bangladesh government and Mitsubishi) have agreed to study the possibility ... Read more...

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Volkswagen to build new engine plant in Mexico

September 23rd, 2010 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 23 (IANS/EFE) German automaker Volkswagen said Wednesday it plans to build a $550 million plant with annual production capacity of 330,000 engines in the central Mexican state of Guanajuato. During ... Read more...

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Over 2,000 killed in Mexican border city in 2010

September 2nd, 2010 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Ciudad Juarez (Mexico), Sep 2 (IANS/EFE) Over 2,000 people were killed in gang wars in 2010 in Mexico's "murder capital" of Ciudad Juarez on the border with the US, reveal official figures.A total ... Read more...

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Green car made of cannabis on its way

August 24th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Vancouver, Aug 24 (IANS) More than a dozen Canadian companies have joined hands to produce a 'green' car made of hemp.To be run on electricity, the prototype design of the ... Read more...

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Toyota Suspends Sales And Productions Of Eight Models

January 27th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Toyota Motor Corporations announced on Tuesday, Jan 26, 2010, that it would be suspending all sales for the time being. The move is being regarded as ... Read more...

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General Motors agrees to sell Hummer to Chinese company

October 10th, 2009 - 3:02 am ICT by BNO News
DETROIT / SICHUAN (BNO NEWS) – General Motors on Friday announced it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its Hummer brand to Sichuan Tengzhong Heavy Industrial Machinery Co., Ltd, ... Read more...

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Mitsubishi resumes operations in Venezuela

September 9th, 2009 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, Sep 9 (EFE) Mitsubishi Motors Corp. has said that it was reversing a decision to shut down its plant in the eastern Venezuelan city of Barcelona. "MMC Automotriz S.A. announces that starting ... Read more...

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Venezuela, Iran seek to boost ties

September 6th, 2009 - 6:24 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 6 (EFE) Visiting Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez and his Iranian counterpart Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Saturday agreed on a roadmap over the next 10 years to boost economic and military ties between ... Read more...

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Full GM plant closing list

June 1st, 2009 - 11:45 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
General Motors said Monday that it will close 14 plants, including seven in Michigan, as part of its restructuring in bankruptcy.The plants being closed include an engine factory in Ypsilanti, Mich., ... Read more...

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General Motors Corporation launches automatic Chevrolet Captiva in India

January 24th, 2009 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 24 (ANI): Indian unit of General Motors Corporation (GM Corp), which has two assembly plants in the country, launched a four-wheel drive, automatic transmission Chevrolet Captiva in New ... Read more...

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American tax payers ready to let Big Three automakers go under

November 22nd, 2008 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov.22 (ANI): Nearly half of Americans say they are ready to let the Big Three automakers go out of business rather than rescue the sputtering car companies with taxpayer ... Read more...

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India next target market for Jaguar Land Rover

July 24th, 2008 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Jaguar Land Rover, now a Tata acquisition, is looking to expand to India, according to its chief executive David Smith. The eastern expansion of the company is aimed ... Read more...

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Battery driven autos, cars with Australian knowhow

March 23rd, 2008 - 11:26 am ICT by admin
Ahmedabad, March 23 (IANS) Australia-based Farnow Technologies has tied up with Gujarat's FieldMarshal group to invest nearly Rs.10 billion ($250 million) for assembling battery-powered three-wheel rickshaws and cars in India. "We intend ... Read more...

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Malaysian auto major Proton looking for Indian partners

February 25th, 2008 - 7:13 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 25 (IANS) Malaysian auto major Proton Holdings Bhd is looking for partners for manufacture and distribution of its cars in India. Proton is focusing its sights on India, which ... Read more...

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