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Ezz Elarab Automotive Group, the sole agent for Aston Martin in Egypt, has launched the exclusive Aston Martin brand in Egypt.   The introduction marks the first time the renowned British luxury car brand has been offered in Egypt and highlights Ezz Elarab’s commitment to bringing one of the world’s…

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China Automotive Systems this week started construction of the first phase of a plant in São Paulo, Brazil, to assemble power steering units for subsequent sale in Latin American markets, the company said in a statement. The company, listed on the Nasdaq electronic stock exchange, also announced that the units…

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Daimler will spend about 100 million euros ($125 million) in coming years to increase production of lithium-ion batteries in eastern Germany. The German automaker said on Monday it will expand capacity at Deutsche ACCUmotive, its battery-making division in Saxony as it expects "high and steadily-growing demand" for electric-car batteries. The…

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Visteon Corporation has completed the sale of its interiors operations in India to Reydel Automotive Holdings B.V. The transaction is part of the previously announced divestiture of the majority of Visteon's interiors business to Reydel. Other interiors transaction closings with Reydel are expected to be completed by the end of…

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BMW is planning to unveil a BMW 3 Series plug-in hybrid prototype along with the next generation hybrid vehicle concepts incorporating technologies used in BMW i models in Miramas, France. The plug-in hybrid models are expected to feature fuel efficient internal combustion four-cylinder petrol engine along with an electric motor…

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Coventry car firm Jaguar Land Rover has today started building its new £186million manufacturing facility in Brazil. The new state-of-the-art building in Rio de Janeiro will also house JLR’s first overseas Education Business Partnership Centre. The firm has become the first British automotive company to invest in a manufacturing plant…

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Mercedes-Benz has unveiled 21m long bus called CapaCity L, which is three meters longer than the average conventional articulated buses operating in Germany. CapaCity L can accommodate up to 191 passengers and it is designed to address transport problems in inner cities. The bus is powered by a six-cylinder engine…

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KTH Parts Industries, an auto-parts supplier, said it plans to build a research and development center in Union County, a $6.7 million project that will result in the creation of 26 jobs over three years. “This is an exciting next step in KTH Parts’ growth, which includes expanding our capabilities…

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GKN Automotive today announced it has moved into a new regional headquarters for the Americas in Auburn Hills. The new facility is home to the company’s GKN Driveline and GKN Sinter Metals divisions. In addition to serving as regional headquarters for GKN Driveline and GKN Sinter Metals, the new site…

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One of Northeast Mississippi’s oldest automobile dealerships, Tupelo Auto Sales, has been sold to Carlock Automotive Group, Tupelo Auto Saleswhich owns Toyota and Nissan dealerships in Tupelo. The deal, for an undisclosed sum, was completed today, and Larry Brymer, the general manager of Carlock’s dealerships in Tupelo. He said the…