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Toyota to invest $500 mn in Brazil


August 9th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 9 (IANS) Japan's automobile manufacturer Toyota has announced an investment of 1 billion reais ($500 million) to set up an engine factory in Brazil.The announcement Wednesday ... Read more...

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Virat Kohli is Toyota brand ambassador


April 5th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 5 (IANS) Leading auto major Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) Thursday signed up India batsman Virat Kohli as its brand ambassador to endorse its range of passenger car models. ... Read more...

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Diesel cars guzzling 40 percent of segment’s fuel: CSE


January 25th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Trashing industry contention that diesel use by cars is very low, the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) Wednesday said 40 percent of the ... Read more...

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Brazil’s vehicle imports went up in 2011


January 12th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Jan 12 (IANS) Brazil's vehicle imports grew to 199,366 units in 2011, up 87.4 percent from the year of 2010, an auto association said Wednesday.The auto imports ... Read more...

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Maruti Suzuki cars to cost more


January 5th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Automobile major Maruti Suzuki Thursday said all its cars will cost more from next week due to a hike in commodity input prices and the ... Read more...

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Nissan to make diesel engines in India


November 17th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 17 (IANS) Japanese automobile major Nissan Motor Company will start making diesel engines in India next year in its effort to increase the local content of its ... Read more...

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Ford India to benefit from economies of scale


September 20th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 20 (IANS) The eight new car models Ford Motor Co plans to roll out of its two Indian plants will be on global platform and will have several ... Read more...

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Maruti Suzuki sales down on labour unrest


September 1st, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) The country's largest car maker, Maruti Suzuki, Thursday reported a 12.7 percent drop in total sales during August because of labour unrest at its Manesar ... Read more...

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Tata Motors unveils assembly plant in South Africa


July 22nd, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Rosslyn (South Africa), July 22 (IANS) Commercial vehicle major Tata Motors Friday said it has opened an assembly plant at Rosslyn, in the Gauteng province of South Africa, to roll ... Read more...

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Ford launches two new variants of Fiesta sedan


July 14th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) American automobile major Ford Thursday launched two new variants of its premium sedan Fiesta powered by petrol and priced between Rs.8,23,500 and Rs.10,42,200 (ex-showroom, Delhi)."This premium ... Read more...

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Day 13 of Maruti workers strike


June 16th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) The strike at Maruti Suzuki's plant in Manesar town of Haryana continued for the 13th day Thursday as talks between the workers and management failed ... Read more...

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Maruti strike spreads to other automobile plants (Second lead)


June 15th, 2011 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The 12-day-long strike at Maruti Suzuki's plant in Haryana's Manesar town Wednesday spread to other automobile manufacturing plants with their unions deciding to go on ... Read more...

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Maruti workers’ strike into day 12


June 15th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The strike at Maruti Suzuki's plant in Manesar town of Haryana continued for the 12th day Wednesday as talks between the workers and management failed ... Read more...

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Maruti strike to continue, other auto unions pledge support (Lead)


June 13th, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Talks between Maruti Suzuki management and representatives of employees failed to end the impasse as the strike continued for the 10th day Monday, and unions ... Read more...

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Mercedes-Benz India to roll out entry-level cars


May 3rd, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) German luxury car manufacturer Mercedes-Benz's Indian subsidiary Tuesday said that it will launch its new entry-level small car range in the country by 2013."We are ... Read more...

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Auto makers continue to log growth (Lead)


May 2nd, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 2 (IANS) Car and two-wheeler makers logged sales growth in April compared to the corresponding period last year despite rising vehicle prices and interest rates.India's largest car maker ... Read more...

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Auto makers log growth despite rising prices


May 2nd, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 2 (IANS) Car and two-wheeler makers logged sales growth in April compared to the corresponding period last year despite rising interest rates and vehicle prices.India's largest car maker ... Read more...

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Mercedes-Benz India to hike car prices from May 1


April 26th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) German luxury automobile major Mercedes-Benz's Indian subsidiary Tuesday said it would hike the prices of its car models from May 1 due to rising input ... Read more...

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Honda Motors to cut India production by 50 percent


April 25th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Japanese automobile major Honda Motor's Indian subsidiary Monday said that it will reduce the production of its car models in the country by 50 percent ... Read more...

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Porsche targets 500 units sales in 2011


March 3rd, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 3 (IANS) German ultra luxury car maker Porsche is hoping to increase its sales nearly five times this year, expand distribution and reduce the lead time for its ... Read more...

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Honda recalls 57,853 units of ‘City’ sedan


February 17th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Japaneses automobile major Honda's Indian subsidiary Honda Siel Cars India (HSCI) Thursday said it was recalling 57,853 units of its mid-sized sedan City in the country ... Read more...

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US government’s onboard data recorder for cars sparks privacy concerns


February 10th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): A government proposal that would require new cars to have onboard data recorders is pitting safety concerns against privacy concerns.The Department of Transportation and the National Highway Transportation ... Read more...

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General Motors to launch six new car models by 2013


January 28th, 2011 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Automobile major General Motors Thursday said that it plans to launch six new car models and 14 variants in the Indian market within two years."The company plans ... 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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McLaren MP4-12C GT3 Coming In 2012


December 22nd, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The lovers of GT sports car racing will witness the comeback of McLaren in the arena in 2012 as the company based in Woking has ... Read more...

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GM Opens Second Innings At Wall Street, Workers Rejoice!


November 19th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) GM the stalwart car maker of USA which was taken over by the US government after it applied for bankruptcy returned to Wall Street to begin ... Read more...

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Ford India to expand Figo’s export market


November 2nd, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 2 (IANS) Ford Motor Company is planning to ship out its new compact car Figo to 48 more countries from its plant near here, a top company official said Tuesday."Soon ... Read more...

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Nissan Motor ships out 3,866 Micras


October 5th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 5 (IANS) Japanese car making company Nissan Motor India Tuesday announced shipment of 3,866 Micra cars to Europe through Ennore Port near here.French auto maker Renault and Nissan joint venture ... Read more...

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Maruti hands over green vehicles for CWG


September 28th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Indian car market leader Maruti Suzuki Tuesday said it has handed over the first lot of environment-friendly cars to the Delhi government for use during the Commonwealth ... Read more...

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Toyota Has Grand Plans For Hybrid Models


August 27th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Aug 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Toyota Motors- the Japanese car giant which has earned a name in the automobile industry for its innovative ads and durable cars is stressing on its ... Read more...

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GM to recall over 1.5 million vehicles over fire concerns


June 9th, 2010 - 2:08 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
GM announced a recall of over 1.5 million vehicles because of fire concerns. According to the company officials there is apparently some problem with the heated windshield wiper fluid system, which could ... Read more...

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Buying Luxury Cars Now Comes With Luxurious Trips To Europe!


June 6th, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri June 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The people who are contemplating buying luxurious high end cars should hurry as it is the right time to buy these cars.Not only they can ... Read more...

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Leading firms in first auto show in south


May 13th, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 13 (IANS) Fifteen leading automobile companies are taking part in the first Auto Show South that began here Thursday. It has been organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in ... Read more...

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Toyota Plagued By Yet Another SUV Recall


April 29th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Apr 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The ghost of recall is just not leaving troubled Japanese car-maker Toyota Motor Corp. The company is trying to restore the faith of its customers after ... Read more...

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Ford Recalls Around 33,000 Vehicles To Fix Front Seat Recliner


April 25th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Washington, Apr 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) American automaker Ford has revealed that it would be recalling more than 30,000 vehicles that have been manufactured between late last year and early this ... Read more...

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