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Tesla has opened its largest North American dealership and service centre to date, in Montreal. The California-based maker of electric cars has dealerships in Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver, and charging stations in Quebec City, Cornwall, Ont., and in the Toronto and Vancouver areas. The 45,000-square-foot Montreal location, formerly a Chrysler…

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At a recent Village of West Carthage Planning Board Meeting plans were announced for the relocation of the local NAPA Auto Parts store to the Franklin Plaza Commons on Broad Street. The plans were presented by Michael E. Lundy and Kent Burto, Northern Developers, on behalf of Lee Gill, Owner…

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A multinational company in the automotive accessories industry could build a factory in the Ostroveni industrial park, near Ramnicu Valcea, in the central-south area of Romania, creating about 1,500 jobs, said Valcea Prefect Dumitru Cornoiu, cited by local Economica.net. He mentioned that the company is already present in the Valcea…

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Mercedes-Benz Research and Development India (MBRDI) today inaugurated its second dedicated facility at Whitefield here. Spread across an area of 266,000 sq ft with a capacity of over 2,400 people, it is located close to the head office of MBRDI, the company said in a statement. "MBRDI plays an important…

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Volvo has revealed its plug-in hybrid variant of XC90 named XC90 T8 which is designed to provide a performance of a luxury SUV while keeping emission level of a small hybrid car. The 7-seater SUV is powered by 2-litre, 4-cylinder Drive-E engine along with an electric motor with 270-400V battery…

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International Truck today announced a new fuel efficiency package for the International ProStar—the International ProStar ES. The ES, short for efficiency specification, offers industry-leading aerodynamics, a drivetrain with advanced downspeeding and the most efficient rear axles in the industry. In addition, it boasts the spec'ing expertise of International's Performance Engineering…

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Volkswagen will present a sport-utility concept vehicle in the United States next month, intended to increase its range in the lucrative crossover segment and boost sales in the world's second-biggest car market, company sources said. A five-seat variant of the seven-passenger SUV the German carmaker aims to build at its…

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Subaru of America has announced that it has identified a location in Camden, New Jersey for its new corporate headquarters. The present headquarter is based in Cherry Hill, N.J which is four miles away from the new site. Subaru is planning to bring different departments like sales, marketing, service and…

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BYD-Daimler New Technology Company has launched its Denza electric vehicle in China, at the inauguration ceremony at the company first dealership in Shenzen. The company is a joint venture between BYD Automobile and Daimler. The car retails at between CNY369,000-399,000 (US$59,780-64,640) but qualifies for a government subsidy of CNY57,000 and…

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Tata Motors owned British iconic luxury sports car maker Jaguar Land Rover on Monday launched a new variant of Jaguar XF sedan in the country to take on German brands such as market leader Audi, Mercedes-Benz, BMW and Swedish Volvo in Asia’s third biggest automobile market. It carries a sticker…