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American automotive manufacturer Ford Motor Company has invested $145 million to upgrade its Cleveland Engine Plant - creating or retaining 150 jobs to support strong demand for an all-new second-generation 3.5-liter EcoBoost engine family for the 2017 Ford F-150 lineup The investment in second-generation EcoBoost engine technology is part of…

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Car market leader Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) has started shipping its premium hatchback Baleno to Europe, ahead of the formal launch of the model by its Japanese parent Suzuki Motor Corp. The Baleno, which is produced only in India, has already become the first model to be exported by Maruti…

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Ford's China joint venture will recall 191,368 vehicles to inspect brake booster seals, a company spokeswoman told Reuters on Friday. The recall affects the company's Kuga and Focus models, the spokeswoman said, and applies to vehicles manufactured in China between 2013 and 2014. The recall will start on Friday, the…

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The local unit of General Motors is in talks with global partner Isuzu Motor of Japan to explore the possibilities of sharing engines, vehicle platforms or even products for the Indian market. A Bharat Stage IV diesel engine for GM's Tavera is high on the discussion list, as the US…

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Honda Cars India is all set to launch its facelifted Amaze on March 3. This will be first facelift that the car will receive since its launch in April 2013. The new car will come with cosmetic changes on both the inside and the exterior. It will get a refreshed…

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With the re-launch of the Datsun brand off to an uneasy start in the Indian market, the company is working on expanding its product line-up, enhancing value proposition of its vehicles, tailoring its distribution network in non-metro areas, offering captive finance solutions to customers and fine-tuning its communication strategy to…

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Rochester Hills Mayor Bryan Barnett announced Thursday, Feb. 25 the sale of 15 acres of unused city property to a German auto manufacturer which plans to invest $20 million into a new technology center and bring 250 jobs at an average salary of $90,000. Jenoptik Automotive, a manufacturer and system…

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American automaker Ford Motor Company has announced, safety recalls of 55,153 vehicles in North America, in a statement. However, no incidents of accidents or injuries have come to the forefront. Affected vehicles include certain 2015-2016 Ford Transit wagons built at Kansas City Assembly Plant from February 13, 2014 through January…

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A manufacturing plant to open in northern Henderson County in mid-2017 will employ 350 people making lightweight components for cars and other vehicles, Gov. Pat McCrory and local and corporate officials announced here Monday. The plant in Mills River will be owned by GF Linamar, a joint venture between Swiss…

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Lamborghini Chief Executive Stephan Winkelmann will take the helm of Audi's (VOWG_p.DE) performance car division quattro GmbH, Audi said on Monday. Winkelmann, who has run the Volkswagen-owned Italian supercar brand since 2005, will become head of Audi quattro GmbH on March 15, the carmaker said. Audi did not say who…