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Oct 17

Govt to finalise Maruti land deal by October-end

Govt to finalise Maruti land deal by October-end

Gurgaon: The state government is likely to finalise a deal to give land in IMT Sohna to Maruti by the end of October to set up its facility, according to sources. The government and the automobile major are currently deciding on the total land to be allotted and other modalities of the"...

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Oct 17

Audi to pay mega fine in VW's diesel gate fallout

Audi to pay mega fine in VW's diesel gate fallout

Auto giant Volkswagen cleared a new hurdle in its “dieselgate” scandal yesterday, paying a hefty fine to close a German investigation into subsidiary Audi, but the group is not yet in the clear over its years of emissions cheating.
In a statement, Volkswagen said high-end"...

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Oct 15

Porsche unveils new Macan

Porsche unveils new Macan

DOHA: Showcased during the Paris Motorshow, the new Macan now comes with an efficient 2.0-litre, four-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine with improved combustion chamber geometry and petrol particulate filter.

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Oct 08

Tata Motors launches Hexa XM+ at Rs 15.27 lakh

Tata Motors launches Hexa XM+ at Rs 15.27 lakh

New Delhi:Tata Motors on Monday launched Hexa XM+, a new variant of its lifestyle SUV priced at Rs 15.27 lakh (ex- showroom New Delhi).

According to company release, this new Hexa variant comes with 16 new features including reverse parking sensor with camera, lightsensing"...

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Oct 08

China's carmakers face threats at home, abroad

China's carmakers face threats at home, abroad

CHONGQING, China — At first blush, the GS8 seems like a crossover made for Americans. The hulking China-built seven-seater is luxurious and modern. What's more, the styling isn't cluttered with the overwrought baubles that blight many Chinese designs. The GS8 looks at once handsome and rugged, even to American eyes. Its manufacturer, GAC Motor, hopes so. GAC seeks to be the first homegrown automaker to export light vehicles to the U.S., starting as early as late next year. The GS8 is positioned as its leadoff product, and......

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Oct 08

UAE Motorists Behavior Must Match Authorities’ Efforts – ‘UAE Road Safety Monitor’ (7th cycle)

UAE Motorists Behavior Must Match Authorities’ Efforts – ‘UAE Road Safety Monitor’ (7th cycle)

  • 7th cycle of the unique perception study of UAE motorists
  • Dangerous driving is on the rise
  • Reversal of long-term positive trend
  • Only positives: Infrastructure improves as well as overall driving enjoyment

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Oct 07

Daimler to start building battery plant in Alabama

Daimler to start building battery plant in Alabama

BERLIN, Germany - With plans to launch its own electric sports utility vehicle - the EQ, and enter a sector that is currently dominated by Tesla, the German auto giant, Daimler has unveiled its $1 billion investment plan.

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