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The automotive training program at Glen Oaks Community College has received accreditation by NATEF and The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE). The Glen Oaks Automotive program has been accredited in the following areas: Maintenance and Light Repair. To achieve this coveted recognition, the school’s automotive training program underwent…

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The agreement was signed here Thursday between Mitsuyoshi Kawasaki, Chief Representative of JICA and Muhammad Alamgir Chaudhry, CEO of SMEDA, Mukhtar Ahmad, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Industries and Production, and Syed Mujtaba Hussain, Joint Secretary, Economic Affairs Division (EAD). The Project is aimed to improve the quality and productivity of…

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The board of Rico Auto Industries approved transfer of the company's investments held in three subsidiary firms to Rico Investments, another unit of the auto component manufacturing firm. The company's board has approved sale and transfer of investments in RAA Autocom, Rasa Autocom and Rico Jinfei Wheels to another subsidiary…

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Tata Motors, India's largest automobile company by revenues, plans to raise its capital expenditure by Rs 10,000 crore a year as it strives to make a strong comeback in the domestic market. The average annual capex over the past three years had been around Rs 25,000 crore-30,000 crore, which is…

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Mahindra & Mahindra, country's leading utility vehicle manufacturer, said it conducted raids across six auto spare part makers and sales outlets in the country, to counter the 'ever-growing' threat of counterfeit products. The company seized more than a thousand items from raids conducted jointly with the police at shops, traders,…

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Suzuki Motor started construction of a manufacturing plant in Gujarat that Chairman Osamu Suzuki called the start of a "new era" for the Japanese carmaker. Suzuki plans to supply vehicles made at the factory to local unit Maruti SuzukiBSE -0.40 %, a proposal that is staunchly opposed by some of…

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French carmaker Renault plans to launch production of its Alpine sports car at the end of 2016 and start selling it in Europe and other key emerging market economies the following year, Bernard Ollivier, head of Alpine, told Reuters in an interview. The project, celebrating the 60th birthday of the…

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The aluminum rolling and recycling firm Novelis, headquartered in Atlanta, has completed a $48 million investment at its automotive scrap recycling facility in Oswego, New York. The company says the project expands upon its recent growth in Oswego to meet increased demand for aluminum automotive sheet in North America. The…

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Gujarat Automotive Gears (GAGL) has entered into a new line of business i.e. wheel bolts and hub bolts for European Truck application and started getting orders from Italy and Germany. The company expects to do substantial business in this segment in the current calendar year. GAGL has been able to…

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Volkswagen Group India today launched its first engine plant in the country which will assemble 1.5-litre diesel engines for two VW models as well as for the group arm Skoda's Rapid sedan. The Rs 240-crore powertrain plant at its Chakan facility near here is spread over 3,500 sqmt and can…