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Tata Motors-owned Jaguar Land Rover will invest 450 million pound (over Rs 4,500 crore ) to double the size of its Midland-based Engine Manufacturing Centre (EMC). The 450 million pound investment programme at EMC is a clear signal of the company's long-term commitment to Britain, Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) today…

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Samsung Electronics Co Ltd will provide memory chip products to Volkswagen's (VOWG_p.DE) Audi after entering into a strategic partnership with the luxury German automaker, the South Korean electronics giant said in a blog post dated Monday. Samsung Electronics and its sister companies have been making a push to supply components…

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Toyota Motor Corp on Wednesday said it was reissuing a recall for around 1.6 million cars in Japan to check for possible faulty airbag inflators. Toyota said it was asking owners of roughly 20 domestic models produced between 2004 and 2008, including the Vitz, to have their cars re-inspected for…

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Gov. Rick Snyder’s administration is in talks with General Motors Co. to accept a voluntary cap on the value of its state tax credits after securing deals with two crosstown rivals so it can contain the ballooning cost to the state treasury. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV agreed Tuesday to a…

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Asian automakers are opening up a new front in the contest to define the future of cars in California, fielding a flock of cars powered by hydrogen in a bid to woo green car buyers from Tesla Motors Inc, the battery electric vehicle leader. Toyota, Honda and Hyundai used the…

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In a bid to make India self reliant in automotive lighting, members of the industry came together to launch Indian Automotive Lighting Forum (IALF) on Monday. The industry body will cater to needs specifically of automotive light manufacturers. Kick started at the International symposium on Lighting hosted by ICAT (Indian…

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Volkswagen AG said it has approval to repair most of its rigged European diesel engines and made a deal with U.S. regulators to resubmit questionable software for review in 85,000 other vehicles, signs of progress in its effort to overcome the two-month-old emissions crisis. German automotive regulator KBA has approved…

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German luxury car manufacturer Audi has estimated mid double digit millions of euros will be spent to update engine management software used in the V6 TDI 3 liter diesel engine. In a discussion held between a delegation from Audi AG and the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the California…

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South Korean automobile manufacturer Kia Motors has completed the construction of its first manufacturing plant in Latin America in Mexico, the company announced in a statement. With an initial investment of approximately $3 billion, the project was done in 13 months period, representing the fastest construction completion of any manufacturing…

Monday, Nov 23, 2015
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Volkswagen Group will cut 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion) from its investment plan for next year, as the carmaker braces for a multi-billion-euro hit from its emissions cheating scandal. Europe's largest auto maker said on Friday it would trim capital expenditures--such as investment in plant expansions and equipment purchases-to €12…