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A company once under federal investigation for its business practices opened on  Wednesday in Tunica County, Mississippi. GreenTech Automotive is trying to make a dent in the global market for green car and move mast misconduct  allegations.  The automaker cut the ribbon to a new start, and work was already…

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Tata's Jaguar Land Rover today rolled out its premium luxury Range Rover Evoque at a colourful ceremony here inaugurating its first overseas factory in China with an investment of over USD 1.7 billion to consolidate its position in the world's largest car market. Tata Group's Chairman Emeritus Ratan Tata, group…

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It has 16 cylinders, 1,001 horsepower, goes from 0-60 in 2.5 seconds, has a top speed of 253 miles per hour - and a starting price of well over $1 million. The Bugatti Veyron is made of incredible numbers. What began as a mere idea deep within the Volkswagen Group…

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Advance Auto Parts, the largest supplier of auto parts in North America, celebrates its opening in Oak Park Commons Mall on Saturday October 18th.  Located at 911 Oak Tree Road, Advance Auto Parts had its official opening ceremony, which included rock music, fancy cars, breakfast and great automotive sales.Headquartered in…

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Tata Motors' owned Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is working on an ambitious plan to set up a factory in the US, in a first for a British carmaker in the world's second-biggest automobile market. The West Midlands-based luxury carmaker is reportedly talking to several southern states of America, including South…

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Up against road blocks in traditional car export markets, Indian auto industry is looking to government support in its effort to enter new geographies. Due to various regulatory issues in big export markets like Algeria and Sri Lanka and slowdown in Europe, in the April-September period, passenger car exports are…

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Novelis has opened what it says is China's first plant dedicated to the production of heat-treated aluminum automotive sheet. The opening makes Novelis, which is headquartered in Atlanta, the only company to produce automotive aluminum sheet in all three of the world's major automobile producing regions - Asia, Europe and…

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Tata AutoComp Systems Limited (Tata AutoComp) and Katcon Global have signed a 50:50 Joint Venture agreement to make exhaust systems and emission after-treatment systems to cater to the Indian automotive industry. The JV will be headquartered in Pune, Maharashtra, India. Katcon Global manufacturers catalytic converters, diesel after-treatment devices and exhaust…

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Country's largest two wheeler maker Hero MotoCorp plans to invest over Rs 5,000 crore across the globe, including manufacturing plants at Colombia and Bangladesh and new facilities at Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh. The company, which today started production at its Rs 1,050 crore fourth manufacturing facility at Neemrana in Rajasthan,…

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Seeking to cash in on the fast growing scooter segment in the domestic market, the country's largest two-wheeler maker Hero MotoCorp plans to launch two new models in next one year.  The company is also considering to scale up its monthly scooter production to 1 lakh units by January 2015…