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Honda has established a new heritage centre in Marysville, Ohio which pays tribute to the Japanese carmaker's 55-year-old history in North America. Sprawling over a good 1,60,000 sq ft, this new facility costs a whopping Rs 222.4 crore and includes a museum and a technical development centre for Honda North…

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The Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution, a car that has captured the imagination of millions of people worldwide will soon be seen in its last ever avatar. Mitsubishi has announced that the Evo will soon be phased out. To celebrate a legacy that spans almost 25 years, Mitsubishi has unveiled the Evo…

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The Maple Hill Auto Group is spending $3.5 million to expand and separate the showroom facilities for three of the five automobile franchises it has on Kalamazoo's West Side. Its Subaru franchise, which has been sharing space with the dealership's Volvo franchise, is getting its own showroom, said Jim VandenBerg,…

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Audi is further expanding the biggest investment program in its history. From 2015 through 2019, the Ingolstadt-based company plans to invest €24 billion, which is €2 billion more than in the previous planning period. 70 percent of the investment will flow into the development of new models and technologies. Audi…

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The Indian unit of Hyundai Motor is getting aggressive with product plans as it aims to tap the increasing popularity of utility vehicles. The nation's second largest car maker plans to launch a compact sport-utility vehicle and an SUV-look-alike crossover in the second half of 2015, trying to repeat its…

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It all started with a '67 Chevelle convertible that needed work and a new top. "That was my first car. It had a rag-top that was barely there, and a straight six-cylinder that barely ran," John Stonum said about his first car. "I got it when I was 15 from…

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US-based auto maker Ford will start automotive financing in India by first quarter of next year with its financing arm, Ford Credit India getting licence from the Reserve Bank to operate as a non-banking financial company. "We are very pleased to be launching Ford Credit India early in 2015," Ford…

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FCA US, the former Chrysler Group, on Friday expanded a U.S. regional recall of older cars with potentially defective driver-side Takata air bags to a global action, affecting more than 3.3 million vehicles. FCA was one of five automakers asked by U.S. regulator National Highway Traffic Safety Administration last month…

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Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) has lined up close to a dozen launches for the New Year, as the leader in the utility-vehicle (UV) market attempts to gain back the ground lost to soft roaders such as the Renault Duster and Ford EcoSport in the past couple of years. Even as…

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While the Narendra Modi government wants to revive the beleaguered manufacturing sector through its ambitious 'Make in India' pitch, it seems to be unplugging a dedicated think tank for the sector set up by the UPA government that included industry captains such as Ratan Tata and Adi Godrej — the…