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Eicher Motors owned Royal Enfield (RE) is working on two new bikes for India and other export markets. The two bikes would be launched subsequently in 2016 and 2017. Out of the two bikes Himalayan is first bike that would be launched in 2016 which is trademark registered by the…

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Auto component maker Uno Minda has inked a joint venture pact with Japan's Kosei Aluminum Co to manufacture and sell alloy wheels in the country. The joint venture firm, Minda Kosei Aluminum Wheel, will be set up in Bawal (Haryana) with a total investment of Rs 200 crore for first…

Friday, Feb 27, 2015
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Swedish auto safety components supplier Autoliv could double output at its vehicle seatbelt plant in Sopronkövesd in north western Hungary thanks to a planned €36m expansion plan there. Stockholm-based Autoliv is adding a 15,000 square metres manufacturing extension to the existing 19,000 square metres operation by 2018 which could take…

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Auto component industry body ACMA is targeting a nearly three-fold jump in the turnover of the sector to touch $100 billion by 2020, mainly driven by focus on high-quality products and low-cost manufacturing. "We expect the Indian auto component industry to touch $100 billion turnover by 2020. The goal is…

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Kentucky officials say an automotive supplier is planning a $15 million expansion of its facilities in Bowling Green. Gov. Steve Beshear's office says NHK of America Suspension Components Inc., or NASCO, intends to construct a new building next to its existing facility in the south-central Kentucky city. Beshear's office said…

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Tata Motors-owned Jaguar Land Rover is mulling setting up a plant in North America to meet the growing global demand of its vehicles, according to Tata Group's Chairman Emeritus Ratan Tata. "The company (JLR) is indeed looking at North America as a location for another plant," Tata was quoted by…

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Korean auto major Hyundai will make the global debut of its new crossover model, i20 Active in India next month as part of its plans to bring new products to touch the 5 lakh sales milestone in the country. "Designed at Hyundai Motor's Design Centre Europe in Russelsheim, Germany, i20…

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TVS Srichakra is ramping up production capacity as the TVS Group company aims the top slot among India's two-wheeler tyre manufacturers. The plan is to expand capacity to 2.4 million tyres a month by December from 2.0 million now. It is adding capacity at plants at Madurai in Tamil Nadu…

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Once upon a time, owning a Hyundai Sonata was akin to telling the world you couldn’t afford a Toyota Camry. Korean automotive technology twenty years ago was still lagging behind the Japanese. However, times have changed — with the industriousness of the Korean “underdog” culture, and possibly with heaps of…

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Toyota President Akio Toyoda on Tuesday unveiled the assembly line that is making the first mass market fuel-cell car. The world's biggest carmaker plans to produce 700 units of the four-door Mirai sedan -- powered by hydrogen and emitting nothing but water vapour from its tailpipe -- by the end…