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Jaguar-Land Rover eyes booming China market

July 6th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Shangai, July 6 (IANS) With booming sales, China will soon overtake North America to become the second largest market for luxury carmaker Tata-owned Jaguar-Land Rover (JLR) after Britain, the company's ... Read more...

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Porsche to recall 20,000 vehicles in China

February 25th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 25 (IANS) Luxury carmaker Porsche will recall over 20,000 vehicles in China, the country's consumer quality watchdog said.A total of 20,826 vehicles will be recalled starting March 23, ... Read more...

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BMW fined for Chinese rocket image in ad

December 24th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 24 (IANS) Luxury carmaker BMW China has been ordered to stop using the image of a Chinese rocket in one of its ads and pay a fine of ... Read more...

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Audi’s half-yearly sales up 100 percent

July 5th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) German luxury car manufacturer Audi Tuesday reported a 100 percent increase in its sales for the first half of the calendar year.It has sold 2,802 cars ... Read more...

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Super-futuristic cars will be ‘grown from seeds’ rather than built

October 26th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 26 (ANI): Some of the world's most famous car manufacturers have come up with futuristic designs for vehicles that would be "grown" rather than built and which will be powered ... Read more...

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Stephanie Rice dumped by sponsor Jaguar over anti-gay tweet

September 7th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 7 (ANI): Australian swimmer Stephanie Rice has lost the sponsorship of Jaguar after she posted an anti-gay tweet on Twitter.Rice, 22, was dumped by the luxury carmaker after former rugby ... Read more...

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Lexus Motors Soars High In The UK

June 3rd, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri June 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is some good news for the troubled Japanese carmaker Toyota motors.It is still reeling under the recall fiasco that has plagued it since the ... Read more...

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Naomi Campbell plans Haiti fundraiser for London Fashion Week

February 18th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 18 (ANI): After the success of her charity fashion show in New York, supermodel Naomi Campbell is planning on staging a follow-up at the London Fashion Week.Campbell, 39, had ... Read more...

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Boss of Tata-owned Jaguar Land Rover steps down

January 26th, 2010 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 26 (DPA) The chief executive of Jaguar Land Rover, the Indian-owned British luxury carmaker, has stepped down from his post, the firm has announced. A spokesman said Monday the departure of ... Read more...

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Porsche to investigate forced labour under Hitler

October 12th, 2009 - 2:59 am ICT by IANS
Stuttgart, Oct 12 (DPA) German luxury carmaker Porsche is to take a critical look at forced labour carried out in its factories under Nazi rule, the company said Sunday. Suggestions that hundreds of ... Read more...

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Porsche chief Wiedeking to step down

July 23rd, 2009 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 23(ANI): The chief executive of Porsche, Wendelin Wiedeking, has decided to step down from the German luxury carmaker in a decision which could speed up Porsche's merger with Volkswagen.The ... Read more...

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Tata warned to accept revised Jaguar Land Rover deal

July 19th, 2009 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 19 (ANI): British Business secretary Lord Mandelson has warned Tata Motors, the owner of Jaguar Land Rover (JLR), to accept a revised proposal to guarantee hundreds of millions of pounds ... Read more...

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BMW makes loss in first quarter

May 6th, 2009 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Munich, May 6 (DPA) The world's leading luxury carmaker BMW swung into a first quarter loss, the company said Wednesday, as the global recession reduced demand for premium vehicles. Munich-based BMW reported a ... Read more...

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Audi India sells 113 vehicles in February

March 4th, 2009 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Despite the auto industry facing the brunt of a slowing economy, the high-end segment seems to have weathered the storm with luxury carmaker Audi reporting a considerable ... Read more...

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British government unveils new economic aid package

January 15th, 2009 - 2:24 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 15 (DPA) The British government announced a new aid package Wednesday to unlock the credit squeeze by offering loan guarantees to small and medium-sized businesses.The measures, worth 20 billion pounds ... Read more...

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Jaguar Land Rover cuts jobs at British plants

January 14th, 2009 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 14 (DPA) Ailing British luxury carmaker Jaguar Land Rover is to axe 450 jobs, including those of 300 managers, as part of a cost-cutting scheme following a "severe reduction" in ... Read more...

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Punjab goes on Mercedes overdrive!

March 16th, 2008 - 11:55 am ICT by admin
By Jaideep Sarin Chandigarh/Ludhiana, March 16 (IANS) When it comes to Mercedes cars, Punjab is on top gear. So high is the demand for them that the world-renowned luxury carmaker is gasping to ... Read more...

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