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Porsche said on Friday it would recall close to 60,000 vehicles worldwide due to risks of engine leaks. The luxury arm of beleaguered auto giant Volkswagen said the recall would apply to its Macan S and Macan Turbo models, which could be prone to leaks in a low-pressure fuel line…

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The Drewing family has announced the sale of the Joe Machens dealerships to McLarty Automotive Group of Little Rock, Arkansas. The deal was announced on Wednesday, October 28th. Under the agreement, the dealerships will continue to operate under the Joe Machens brand name. "As a participant in the automotive industry…

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The Volkswagen Group has reaffirmed its planned investments at the Chattanooga location and in the production of an all-new SUV for the U.S. market. To that end, the company wants to invest US$600 million in the State of Tennessee alone and creating an additional 2,000 jobs in the USA. Production…

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Unveiling the new Go-Cross crossover concept, Datsun has expressed its plans to start expanding to new high growth markets such as Africa, Middle East, South East Asia. Datsun made a re-entry into the world of automotive last year, when Nissan launched the brand in India in March 2014, nearly three…

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After an investigation by federal regulators, Honda said on Thursday that it would recall more than 300,000 2008-9 Accords because the side airbags could deploy without the vehicle being in a crash. Honda said it was aware of 19 minor injuries. The automaker said if the ignition was on and…

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Hyundai Motor has recently announced the introduction of a new “hybrid dedicated” 1.6 litre Kappa GDI engine as well as an eight-speed automatic transmission slated for use in its future front-wheel drive models. On the subject of the new engine, we can expect Hyundai’s Prius-rivalling AE hybrid to be the…

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China's SAIC Motor Corp Ltd said on Wednesday that it would invest more than 20 billion yuan ($3.2 billion) in new energy vehicles in the next five years. The company aims to develop 30 green energy models and targets total sales of 600,000 units by 2020, it said in a…

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Hyundai Glovis Co said on Wednesday it plans to invest $294.8 million to buy four ships to transport automobiles. Hyundai Glovis, an affiliate of Hyundai Motor Co, said the investment is to expand its business of shipping finished cars, and is planned to be completed by December 27, 2017.  …

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Yamaha makes nearly everything musical instruments, motorcycles, semiconductors, you name it. The Japanese corporation even built furniture in the early 1900s. But they've never built a sports car until now, that is. Enter the Sports Ride concept, a four-wheeled motorcycle that uses some very interesting technology. In terms of the…

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV said it is recalling 65,760 Ram trucks and 75,364 Jeep Cherokee sport utility vehicles (SUVs) in the United States. FCA US LLC said the recall of certain 2015-2016 Ram 1500 pickups produced between mid-June and late September this year is to inspect and replace rear axles.…