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Hinduja Group flagship company Ashok Leyland today inaugurated its state-of-the-art service workshop in Riyadh in Saudi Arabia, taking the total number of outlets in the region to six. "Middle East is a very important area of focus for us. Saudi Arabia, especially, is a big market and this investment is…

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Daicel Corp said it would build a second U.S. factory for air bag inflators in early 2016, bringing forward original plans partly to meet automakers' demand for alternatives to potentially deadly inflators made by Takata Corp. The Osaka-based company had previously said it would look into constructing a second U.S.…

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German auto supplier Mahle on Thursday said it agreed to buy rival Delphi's (DLPH.N) air conditioning business, to expand its thermal management expertise as cars make greater use of electric motors and batteries which need special cooling. In a separate statement, Delphi said it had sold the business to Mahle…

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BMW Group India introduced the new sub-brand BMW i in India with the launch of the BMW i8, priced at Rs 2.29 crore all India ex-showroom. The first plug-in hybrid vehicle from the sub-brand BMW i, the BMW i8 is available at BMW i dealerships in Mumbai, New Delhi and…

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Czech carmaker Skoda has unveiled the latest version of its flagship model Superb sedan as it looks to enhance position in the mid-class segment and will be launched in India by the second half of 2016. "This car marks the beginning of a new era for Skoda. In recent years,…

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┬áIn order to regain market share in the mid-size sedan in India, Korean carmaker Hyundai Motor India (HMIL) today launched refresh version of Verna, priced between Rs 7.74 lakh and Rs 12.19 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). Currently, Honda City and Maruti Ciaz dominates the segment by selling 7671 units and 6005…

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Multi-brand auto solution firm, Carnation Auto today announced strategic partnership with online classified Quikr to offer Car Inspection services which would benefit both buyers and sellers. This independent Car Inspection report will save time for buyers & sellers by reducing the hassles associated with purchasing a used car. Based on…

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Rolls-Royce Motor Cars will develop a sports utility vehicle (SUV) in a major diversification for the 111-year-old British brand known for its luxury limousines, entering a segment where rivals have already pushed ahead. Luxury off-roaders are becoming a new battleground for premium carmakers, with rival marques Bentley and Jaguar already…

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DSK Hyosung will set up a plant in Maharashtra and manufacture most of its brands sold in the country, a top official of the company said here on Monday on the sidelines of its first dealership opening in Jaipur. "Plans are already in place for a manufacturing facility that will…

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European carmaker Volkswagen launched new Jetta in two engine options are available, including a 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbo-diesel, and a 1.4-litre four-cylinder turbocharged petrol unit. The price starts at Rs 15.01 lakh for 2.0 litre TDI and Rs 13.87 lakh for the New Jetta 1.4 TSI (Ex-showroom Mumbai). The car is…