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Travel Bangalore-Mysore on country’s longest bus


September 4th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 4 (IANS) Karnataka Tuesday introduced the country's longest bus, at 14.5 metres and including a pantry and toilet facilities, to ply the 130 km between the state capital ... Read more...

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Volvo cars sales shrink in China


August 16th, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Aug 16 (IANS) The number of vehicles produced by Volvo and sold in China shrank by 28.4 percent in the Chinese market in July as compared to the same ... Read more...

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Volvo reports better profit in Q2 than expected


July 25th, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, July 25 (IANS) Swedish auto manufacturer Volvo group has posted a profit of 6,764 million Swedish kronor (about $970 million) before tax in the second quarter this year, which ... Read more...

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Jeev Milkha Singh wins Scottish Open


July 16th, 2012 - 2:22 am ICT by IANS
Inverness (Scotland), July 16 (IANS) Indian golfer Jeev Milkha Singh beat Italian Francesco Molinari in a play-off to win the Scottish Open here Sunday and qualify for next week's British ... Read more...

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Volvo Eicher eyes 15 percent share of heavy commercial vehicles market


May 11th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 10 (IANS) Volvo Eicher Commercial Vehicles (VECV), a joint venture between Swedish auto major Volvo and India's Eicher Motors, is eyeing 15 percent share in the heavy commercial ... Read more...

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Gurgaon-Chandigarh Volvo buses a hit


April 2nd, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, April 2 (IANS) The luxury Volvo buses launched Monday between Gurgaon in Haryana and Chandigarh via Delhi are already a hit.The first batch of the Haryana Roadways service was ... Read more...

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NBA sensation Jeremy Lin becomes Volvo’s brand ambassador


March 20th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New York, March 20 (IANS) China-owned Swedish automaker Volvo has announced an endorsement deal with NBA's new Asian-American superstar Jeremy Lin, marking the first major corporate contract for the Knicks ... Read more...

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Samajwadi Party leader shot dead


March 13th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 13 (IANS) Shammi Kohli, a Samajwadi Party leader here, was shot dead overnight in a bus going to Lucknow by men who escaped into the dark, police said ... Read more...

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Volvo to invest Rs.400 crore, set up research centre


December 29th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) Swedish vehicle-maker Volvo will invest Rs.400 crore to set up a research and development (R&D;) centre and expand capacity in India to earn $1 billion ... Read more...

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London-style AC double-decker buses for Kolkata tourism


October 17th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 17 (IANS) Taking forward Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's promise to make "Kolkata into London", the city authorities will soon introduce two open-deck AC double-decker buses for sightseeing."Two ... Read more...

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Telangana protesters torch buses, railway counter


September 28th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 28 (IANS) The ongoing movement for a separate Telangana state appears to be taking a violent turn with suspected protesters allegedly setting afire two private buses and ... Read more...

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Volvo plan to sell stripped-down luxury sedans


July 22nd, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Volvo Auto India Friday said it may launch stripped-down version of one of its luxury sedans in the first quarter of 2012."We may launch a ... Read more...

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Volvo issue a recall for more than 7000 S60 vehicles


June 8th, 2011 - 2:37 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Volvo in collaboration with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration have issued a recall for more than 7,000 Volvo S60 vehicles on concerns that the fuel ... Read more...

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Karnataka against Bangalore airport road toll


April 28th, 2011 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 27 (IANS) Karnataka Wednesday said it would not allow a private builder to collect toll on a stretch of road leading to the airport as work on upgrading ... Read more...

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Top-10 finish for Jeev at Volvo China Open


April 24th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chengdu (China), April 24 (IANS) Jeev Milkha Singh came up with three birdies in the last five holes to haul himself up to tied-10th place in the Volvo China Open ... Read more...

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Jeev improves to tied second at Volvo China Open


April 22nd, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chengdu, April 22 (IANS) India's Jeev Milkha Singh moved into tied second place with a second successive round of six-under 66 and was only one shot behind the leader Jamie ... Read more...

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Jeev tied seventh in China Open


April 21st, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chengdu (China), April 21 (IANS) Jeev Milkha Singh shot seven birdies and an eagle in his six-under 66 in the first round of Volvo China Open Thursday.The former Volvo ... Read more...

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Brazil runs world’s longest bus on biofuel


April 18th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Brasilia, April 18 (IANS/EFE) A 28-metre-long bus, said to be the world's biggest, has been put into service in Brazil using biofuel, officials said.The Mega BRT bus, manufactured by Volvo ... Read more...

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Volvo launches sedan S60 in India


March 11th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) Global automobile giant Volvo's Indian passenger car subsidiary Friday launched the premium sedan S60 valued between Rs.27 lakh and Rs.34 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi)."We are very ... Read more...

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Jeev ends way down, England’s Casey wins title


January 30th, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Manama, Jan 30 (IANS) Jeev Milkha Singh finished in a tie for 63rd place with a one-under 71, that saw him finish at two-under 286 at the Volvo Golf Champions in Bahrain.The ... Read more...

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Volvo India wins order for 100 buses


December 6th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 6 (IANS) Transport solutions' major Volvo Buses India Limited has bagged a huge order for 100 luxury air-conditioned coaches from leading transport firm VRL Logistics Limited, based in Karnataka, a ... Read more...

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Volvo India buys out partner in joint bus venture


December 6th, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 6 (IANS) Transport solutions major Volvo Buses India Ltd Monday announced that it has bought the 30 percent equity stake its partner Azad Coach Builders Ltd group had in the ... Read more...

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Volvo to recall 18,848 vehicles in China


November 30th, 2010 - 8:27 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 30 (IANS) Automobile giant Volvo has said it would recall 18,848 vehicles in China to repair manufacturing defects.The recall beginning Monday will cover Volvo XC60, C30 2.0, S40 and S80L ... Read more...

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Avril Lavigne, husband officially divorced


November 19th, 2010 - 4:48 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Nov 19 (IANS) Singer Avril Lavigne has officially separated from her husband Sum 41 lead vocalist Deryck Whibley.The couple, who wed in 2006, finalised their divorce in L.A. County Superior ... Read more...

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Jean Burrows Fractures Skull Trying to Stop Car Thieves


November 17th, 2010 - 3:33 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Grandmother Jean Burrows is a living miracle after cracking her skull as she held on to her car in an attempt to stop thieves who were stealing it. ... Read more...

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Actress Cathy Moriarty Charged With Hit-and-Run


November 7th, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 7, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Academy Award nominated actress Cathy Moriarty, who is most remembered for her performance in the movie ‘Raging Bull’, recently got embroiled in a ... Read more...

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Actress Cathy Moriarty Involved In A Hit-And-Run Accident


November 7th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Investigators are having a word with actress Cathy Moriarty on a hit-and-run case. The actress was allegedly seen by a witness drive away without stopping ... Read more...

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Actress Cathy Moriarty Involved In Hit-And-Run Case?


November 7th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) "Raging Bull" actress Cathy Moriarty seems to have landed herself in trouble as the media outlets reported that the actress has been involved in a hit-and-run ... Read more...

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Volvo’s futuristic car to use body as battery


September 30th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 30 (ANI): Volvo is experimenting with a new composite material that can store and release energy more quickly than a convention lithium-ion cell and, it says, might one day replace ... Read more...

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14 countries for Volvo Regatta


September 20th, 2010 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 20 (IANS) The second Volvo India International Regatta, to be held here Oct 3-10 has attracted over 100 sailors from 14 countries. The Yachting Association of India unveiled the logo for ... Read more...

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Best new car deals that you should try out


August 26th, 2010 - 10:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Car buyers might need to take advantage of some upcoming great deals. Experts are announcing that car buyers in the United States might enjoy great slashes ... Read more...

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Volvo Buses sees a 25-30 percent growth in revenue


August 26th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) The Indian subsidiary of Swedish Volvo Buses Thursday said it is expecting a 25-30 per cent increase in revenue in 2010 due to the rise in sales ... Read more...

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Coming soon: Self-braking car that saves lives


August 1st, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, August 01 (ANI): Road accidents may soon become history - thanks to a new self-braking car technology.The car's crash-avoidance technology will include radar and sonar sensors that will detect people and ... Read more...

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Mercedes-Benz forays into high-end city bus segment in India


June 10th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Global auto major Mercedes-Benz Thursday said it will set up a dedicated assembly line to produce high-end city (low floor) buses. "In India, our 2- and 3-axle ... Read more...

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Robert F Kennedy’s Wife, Mary Charged With DUI


May 20th, 2010 - 1:32 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mary F Kennedy, the wife of Robert F Kennedy has been charged with driving while under the influence, according to the police in Bedford, NY.Mrs Kennedy, 50, allegedly ... Read more...

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