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Ford India to export Eco Sport; offers petrol, diesel versions


July 17th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 17 (IANS) Ford India Private Ltd., the Indian subsidiary of the US automobile major Ford Motor Company, has beefed up its engine capacity to 340,000 units and would ... 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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Tata Motors launch Manza, Prima in South Africa


October 7th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Automobile major Tata Motors Friday launched premium sedan Manza and its trucks range Prima at the Johannesburg international motor show in South Africa."The new Tata ... Read more...

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Eaton in talks with car makers for its superchargers


September 6th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 6 (IANS) Following the success of its supercharger fitted in Nissan cars made here for export, the Indian arm of US-based diversified industrial products manufacturer Eaton Corporation is ... Read more...

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Renault-Nissan alliance crosses 100,000-engine-mark


August 26th, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 26 (IANS) Franco-Japanese automobile partnership Renault Nissan Alliance India Pvt Ltd Friday said it has crossed manufacturing 100,000 petrol engines last month and has started making 1.5 litre ... Read more...

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Ford to invest $72 mn to expand engine plant


May 17th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 17 (IANS) American automobile giant Ford Motor Company will invest $72 million in its engine plant near here to take the annual production capacity to 330,000 units from ... Read more...

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Ford India exports engines to Thailand, Figo to S. Africa


June 11th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 11 (IANS) Ford India, the Indian arm of the American automobile manufacturer Ford Motor Company, has started shipping out diesel and petrol engines to Thailand and the fully built Figo ... Read more...

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Toyota to roll out compact car Etios early 2011


June 4th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 4 (IANS) Japanese auto giant Toyota will roll out its compact car "Etios" for the Indian market early next year, a senior company official said Friday. "Our compact car Etios, which ... Read more...

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Hyundai plans $550 million new engine unit in India


May 19th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Seoul, May 19 (IANS) Hyundai Motor plans a $550 million diesel engine plant in India with locally-sourced components to give customers a wider choice and consolidate its position as the ... Read more...

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Renault, Nissan and Daimler to swap shares, launch cars


April 7th, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 7 (IANS) Renault-Nissan and Daimler Wednesday announced equity swap and a programme to jointly launch cars and light commercial vehicles. The idea behind the three-way alliance of French Renault, Japanese Nissan ... Read more...

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Ford India to export Figo, engines to South Africa


February 5th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 5 (IANS) The Indian arm of global auto maker Ford Motor will shortly commence exports of its small car Figo and diesel and petrol engines to South Africa and Association ... Read more...

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Austrian develops first hybrid-powered horse carriage


October 26th, 2009 - 5:31 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, Oct 26 (DPA) An Austrian coachman says he has developed the world's first hybrid horse carriage with an electrical motor - not to save carbon emissions, but to make the animals' ... Read more...

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Now, a car that uses urine to cut its harmful emissions


October 14th, 2009 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 14 (ANI): Reports indicate that Mazda's new CX-7 four-wheel-drive uses a urine-like solution to cut its tailpipe emissions.According to a report by Fairfax Digital, the compound, called AdBlue, is a ... Read more...

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Triple-engined supersonic car may break land speed record in 2011


July 2nd, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 2 (ANI): Researchers are developing a triple-engined supersonic car that will attempt to break the land speed record in 2011.According to a report in New Scientist, the car is being ... Read more...

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Maruti launches hatchback Ritz, its 12th compact car (Lead)


May 15th, 2009 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) India's largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki Friday rolled out its 12th compact model Ritz, a hatchback, priced between Rs.390,000 and Rs.480,000 for the petrol version. The diesel variant ... Read more...

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Maruti launches new hatchback Ritz


May 15th, 2009 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Indo-Japanese carmaker Maruti Suzuki Friday rolled out another hatchback Ritz from its stable, priced at between Rs.390,000 and Rs.480,000 for the petrol version. The diesel variant of ... Read more...

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Maruti inaugurates new engine plant


April 14th, 2009 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, April 14 (IANS) Maruti-Suzuki Tuesday opened its new engine manufacturing facility in Gurgaon, where it will produce energy efficient 1,197cc K12M petrol engines. The four-cylinder engine, designed to deliver 85 ps of ... Read more...

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GM India plans new launches, mass hiring for 2009


January 23rd, 2009 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) General Motors India has chalked out ambitious plans for 2009, including new launches, developing powertrain facility and mass hiring for its research and development centre, a top ... Read more...

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Maruti inaugurates new engine plant


October 21st, 2008 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) In the run up to the launch of Maruti's upcoming compact 'A-Star', the company Tuesday inaugurated a new plant in Gurgaon, Haryana for its KB-series of petrol ... Read more...

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New rechargeable batteries could improve hybrid electric cars in the future


September 16th, 2008 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 16 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Bath in the UK are helping to develop new rechargeable batteries that could improve hybrid electric cars in the future.As concern grows ... Read more...

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Hindustan Motors banks on new engines to boost Ambassador sales


July 11th, 2008 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 11 (IANS) The country's oldest car manufacturer, Hindustan Motors Ltd, hopes to sell around 12,500 Ambassador cars this fiscal, a senior company official said here Friday. "Last year we sold ... Read more...

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Flying machines economically and technically possible


July 1st, 2008 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 1 (ANI): Personal flying machines wont be just restricted to movies and cartoons, they will be a reality, says British entrepreneur Sir Clive Sinclair.In a recent interview with BBC ... Read more...

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Greaves Cotton to make four-wheeler diesel engines


April 18th, 2008 - 10:57 pm ICT by admin
Gummudipoondi (Tamil Nadu), April 18 (IANS) Greaves Cotton Ltd (GCL) announced Friday that it would start making diesel engines for four-wheeler goods carriers to cash in on the growing potential of this ... Read more...

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Mercedes set for hydrogen drive in 2010


April 9th, 2008 - 12:02 pm ICT by admin
DPA Stuttgart, April 9 (DPA) Mercedes has given the B-Class a design makeover with more economical engines and a special fuel-cell hydrogen drive version available in 2010, the car maker has announced. The ... Read more...

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Maruti Suzuki launches Swift DZire to replace Esteem


March 26th, 2008 - 5:50 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Mar 26 (ANI): Maruti Suzuki on Wednesday launched its new entry-level sedan Swift Dzire that will replace its earlier mid size sedan Maruti Esteem. Dzire is the companys seventh model ... Read more...

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Now, a process to convert chemical energy into movement


February 19th, 2008 - 1:35 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 19 (ANI): A team of Japanese researchers has found a way to convert chemical energy into movement by surfing some pieces of papers on chemical waves, which might eventually help ... Read more...

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