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India's largest two-wheeler maker Hero MotoCorp today launched six of its best-selling bikes here as part of its target to clock 1.2 million unit sales from global business by 2020. "Colombia is one of the top two-wheelers market in South America and therefore, it is going to play a significant…

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Renault UK has introduced a new ownership package for two of its most popular electric vehicles that is expected to help increase their traction in the fleet market. Customers will now be able to choose between full ownership of the Zoe and Kangoo ZE and the battery or buy-the-car/hire-the-battery schemes.…

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When Soichiro Honda started Honda Motor Co., Ltd in 1948 even he might not have imagined that his motorcycle company will dominate the two-wheeler spectrum. But such has been the journey of the Japanese two-wheeler giant that it would have really pleased the "old man, as he was affectionately referred…

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The Citroen C3-XR compact SUV is 4,260-millimeter-long, 1,790-millimeter-wide and 1,560-millimeter-tall vehicle. It has a 2,655-millimeter wheelbase and is powered by a 1.6-liter gasoline engine with an optional turbocharger. The engine is combined with a six-speed automatic transmission. As gathered by China Daily, the Citroen C3-XR's Grip Control system adjusts the…

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Mercedes-Benz has launched the updated version of B-Class Sports Tourer. "For the best of what's coming up" - so says the advertising slogan for the new B-Class. The market launch of the new model will shortly no longer be one of the things covered by that slogan, for deliveries of…

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India today asked Chinese companies to invest here and set up manufacturing units to help bridge the widening trade gap between the countries, which stood at $36 billion in 2013-14. Expressing concerns over ballooning trade deficit with China, Secretary in the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), Amitabh Kant,…

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Mercedes-Benz is aiming to repossess the top spot in India's market for luxury cars, and to take on current leader Audi, the German auto maker has lined up a number of launches. On Tuesday, it introduced the new generation of one of its largest selling sedans, the CClass. The new…

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Legal & General Group Plc (LGEN), the biggest manager of U.K. pension assets, will take over $4 billion in liabilities to retirees of car-parts supplier TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. (TRW) The deal is part of TRW’s plan to “permanently abate” a significant portion of pension liabilities in the U.K., as…

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Toyota Motor Corp said on Thursday it would recall 57,000 vehicles globally to replace potentially deadly air bags made by Takata Corp, in a sign that the safety crisis surrounding the Japanese auto parts maker is far from contained. Toyota's action follows a recall by rival Honda Motor Co for…

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In a $463.8 million deal, Solera Holdings Inc. acquired CAP Automotive, which provides valuations and specifications for new and used vehicles in the United Kingdom. Westlake-based Solera, which specializes in risk management software and services to the automotive and property sectors, acquired 100 percent of CAP's parent company's equity assets.…