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Hinduja flagship firm Ashok LeylandBSE 0.66 % plans to launch a fully electric bus 'Versa' in the country by 2017. The 36-seater bus, which is being showcased at the 4th Bus and Special Vehicle Show here, can go 90 miles in one charge and is a zero emissions vehicle. "Depending…

Wednesday, Jan 14, 2015
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Four years after Mahindra & Mahindra took over SsangYong Motor Company, the South Korean SUV maker has launched its first all new vehicle TivoliBSE 0.00 % priced at $15,000 to $21,500 on Tuesday. Confident of its success, SsangYong Motor Company has further committed 1 trillion won (or 915 million dollars)…

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Toyoda Gosei Co. has relocated the regional headquarters for its automotive parts business in Shanghai, China, to a “larger space,” the company announced. The move, which was made in January, is intended to strengthen the company’s technical development operations in the country,Toyoda Gosei said. In addition to the Shanghai regional…

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Toyota Motor Corporation, a leading automotive manufacturer, has unveiled Mirai, its new hydrogen fuel cell vehicle (FCV). The Mirai was introduced to the world at an event in Japan, in December. The car will be available for sale in Europe and US in late 2015, said a statement The new…

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Apparently, Forza Motorsport 6 for the Xbox One is now official, and Microsoft and Turn 10 Studios are hooking up with Ford to make the new Ford GT the "cover vehicle" for this installment. Of course, the ultra sexy new supercar will debut in the game as well when it…

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Ontario, Canada announced today that Ontario is partnering with Linamar to invest a total of $506.8 million, which will include $50.25 million in support from Ontario and create 1,200 jobs over the next 10 years. Linamar is a global auto parts manufacturer based in Guelph, Ontario. The company is investing…

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Honda Motor Co. (7267) will invest $340 million to build fuel-efficient, gasoline engines in Ohio, as it plans a slate of new electric cars in a push for more vehicles with lower emissions. Honda has added an assembly line at its Anna, Ohio, plant to build the new turbo-charged, four-cylinder…

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South Korean carmaker Hyundai Motor has lined up a slew of new models, especially in the utility vehicle segment, for the Indian market this year as it seeks to cross the half-a-million sales mark in the country by 2016. To achieve the target, the Indian unit of the carmaker is…

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The Mercedes-Benz C350 Plug-In Hybrid premieres in the US this week and marks the second road-ready step in the German brand’s significant embrace of the bridging technology, though its Australian future remains unclear. As part of a trickle-down ethos, the C350 PHEV follows in the wheel tracks of the flagship…

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Chevrolet’s second-generation Volt extended-range electric sedan has finally landed, making its debut in Detroit on the eve of the city’s annual auto show. The new Volt goes on sale later this year as a 2016 model and brings with it a much sleeker and sexier shape as well as an…