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Saab to roll out electric cars


September 4th, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 4 (IANS) Bankrupt Swedish carmaker Saab plans to roll out new electric cars in 18 months, its buyer National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS) said. NEVS, wholly owned by ... Read more...

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Mitsubishi to produce Pajero Sport in Russia in 2013


August 30th, 2012 - 9:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Japan's Mitsubishi Motors plans to start production of its Pajero Sport car in Russia starting next year.Mitsubishi Motors President Osamu Masuko said the new vehicle ... Read more...

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Restore terminated Maruti workers: Trade unions


August 17th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 17 (IANS) Various trade unions Friday demonstrated in support of Maruti Suzuki workers demanding cancellation of termination orders of over 500 employees. They also demanded a judicial probe ... Read more...

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Maruti Suzuki to resume operations at Manesar soon


August 14th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 14 (IANS) Maruti Suzuki would announce Thursday resumption of production at its Manesar plant, a top company official said.The top management had a meeting with Haryana government ... Read more...

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Maruti to decide on restarting Manesar plant


August 12th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 12 (IANS) The country's major carmaker Maruti Suzuki is expected to partially restore production at its Manesar facility within the next 10 days. An important exercise to this ... Read more...

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‘Lockout to continue in Maruti’s Manesar plant’


July 30th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 30 (IANS) Twelve days after violence at carmaker Maruti's Manesar plant claimed the life of a senior executive, the culprits continue to be at large. The company is ... 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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South Korean auto production grows


June 12th, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, June 12 (IANS) South Korea's automobile production grew 3.8 percent in May from a year earlier due to brisk exports and a rise in domestic sales that stemmed from ... Read more...

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Chinese firm plans aggressive auto export


April 22nd, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 22 (IANS) Chinese carmaker Dongfeng Motor expects its auto export to grow about five times to reach 300,000 units in 2016, the company announced.By 2016, one in every ... Read more...

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Mazda plans $1.25 bn capital increase


February 21st, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Feb 21 (IANS) Mazda Motor Corp. is mulling an increase of its capital amounting to 100 billion yen (about $1.25 billion) by issuing new shares in an attempt to ... Read more...

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Chinese company to make smart cars


December 20th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 20 (IANS) China's private carmaker Chery Automobile Co. plans to develop cars that enable drivers to control the door, trunk, and headlight functions through their mobile phones without ... Read more...

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General Motors recalls 154,000 cars over technical problems


May 6th, 2011 - 9:01 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 6 (IANS) General Motors (GM) has initiated a recall covering over 154,000 units of its popular Chevrolet Cruze cars from the North American market, due to steering ... Read more...

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GM to launch 6 new cars in India


March 4th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 4 (IANS) Carmaker General Motors (GM) India will launch 14 variants of six new models in the country in the next two years, a top company executive said ... Read more...

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Spiders’ webs discovered in Mazda cars


March 4th, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, March 4 (ANI): Japanese carmaker Mazda has recalled over 50,000 cars in the US and 15,000 in Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico, after spiders' webs were discovered in the vents.The ... Read more...

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Volkswagen eyeing 20 percent market share by 2018


February 15th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 15 (IANS) German automobile manufacturing group Volkswagen is eyeing 20 percent market share in India by 2018 in terms of volume, a top company official said Tuesday."The size of the ... Read more...

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Thousands evacuated from Paris suburb after live WWII bomb discovery


February 7th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Feb 7 (ANI): French authorities evacuated at least six thousand people from their residences after an unexploded RAF bomb, which was apparently dropped during the Second World War, was discovered in ... Read more...

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Toyota top global carmaker of 2010 with sales of 8.42 million vehicles


January 24th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 24(ANI): Toyota sold 8.42 million vehicles globally in 2010 to remain the world's top automaker for the third year straight.General Motors (GM) finished second with its 2010 global sales at ... Read more...

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New device promises noiseless dental drill


January 10th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 10 (IANS) An innovative device, which cancels the noise of the dental drill, could ease anxiety about visits to the dentist. The sound of the dental drill is known ... Read more...

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Fiat to build $1.7 bn car factory in Brazil


December 15th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Dec 15 (IANS/EFE) Fiat SpA has announced that it plans to invest 3 billion reais ($1.7 billion) to build a second plant in Brazil, the carmaker's No. 2 market ... Read more...

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Toyota launches Etios sedan in India, hatchback to follow in April 2011


December 1st, 2010 - 9:46 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Dec 1(ANI): Japanese carmaker Toyota launched its entry-level sedan Etios in India in an event held in Bangalore on Wednesday.So far Toyota has been a marginal player in the low-priced ... Read more...

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`Mahindras to seal deal with Ssangyong by early next year’


November 11th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
By Arvind Padmanabhan Seoul, Nov 11 (IANS) Indian utility vehicle maker Mahindra and Mahindra should seal the deal to acquire South Korea's third largest automobile brand Ssangyong for around $400-500 million ... Read more...

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Electric Car Leaf From Nissan In Spotlight


November 6th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Japan based car maker Nissan is banking heavily on the much touted Leaf electric car to boost its image. The company is traditionally viewed at the ... Read more...

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BMW recalls 21,771 cars in China; Jaguar 30


October 16th, 2010 - 6:13 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 16 (IANS) German auto giant BMW has recalled more than 21,000 luxury sedans from Chinese customers to fix the faulty brake system, while British carmaker Jaguar Land Rover has ... Read more...

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Mercedes-Benz to come up with safer child seat soon


October 13th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 13 (ANI): A safer and more advanced special seat in the car for your kid would soon be a reality-it was first shown in the ESF Experimental Safety Vehicle.Mercedes-Benz is ... Read more...

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South Korean woman gets driver’s licence on 960th try


September 4th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Sep 4 (IANS) A 69-year-old South Korean woman took the driver's test a record 960th times before she finally got her licence, a media report said. Cha Sa-soon lives alone in the ... Read more...

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The Most Overpriced Cars Of 2010


September 2nd, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Sep 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) There are a number of cars and SUVs out on the streets of the USA but not all of them justify the price tag they come ... 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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Toyota Highlander Refreshed Version In Moscow


August 27th, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Aug 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Toyota Motors the Japanese carmaker is all set to unveil a number of new models in the international market and it is also planning to unveil ... Read more...

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Nissan 2012 GT R Coming Soon


August 26th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Aug 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The car lovers are going to be delighted as the famous Japanese carmaker Nissan has released the fist photos of it's much touted and anticipated 2012 ... Read more...

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Nissan Leaf Rumors Brushed Aside By The Company


August 26th, 2010 - 7:55 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Aug 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Nissan Leaf the zero emission car from the Japanese carmaker is making waves the days and new rumors surrounding the cute car is also hitting the ... Read more...

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Mazda to recall about 290,000 cars in Europe, Australia


August 19th, 2010 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Aug 19 (DPA) Japanese carmaker Mazda Motor Corp is to recall some 288,000 vehicles over possible loss of power steering in major overseas markets including Europe and Australia, increasing the number ... Read more...

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Ruia Group to bid for south Korean SsangYong Motor (Lead)


August 8th, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 8 (IANS) City-based Ruia Group Sunday said it will make a bid to acquire troubled South Korean SsangYong Motor Company, whose technological competence overseas presence make it an attractive buy. "Ruia ... Read more...

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Ruia Group to bid for south Korean SsangYong Motor


August 8th, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 8 (IANS) City-based Ruia Group Sunday said it will make a bid to buy out troubled South Korean SsangYong Motor Company. "Ruia Group is indeed bidding for SsangYong. This has been ... Read more...

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Toyota recalls 400,000 cars in US


July 29th, 2010 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 29 (DPA) Japanese carmaker Toyota is recalling more than 400,000 cars in the US over fears of defects in the steering system, the company said Thursday. The recall involves 373,000 ... Read more...

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Another Toyota Recall has been announced


July 2nd, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, July 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The number one carmaker in the world - Toyota has announced plans to recall over 7,300 Toyota Camry 2010 model vehicles for problems that the ... Read more...

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