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Canada's transport ministry said it had found a potential seat-related defect in one of Toyota Motor Corp's (7203.T) popular models after a fatal crash that led to a global recall of nearly 3 million vehicles by the world's top-selling automaker. In a statement on Thursday, Transport Canada said it had…

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Swedish premium carmaker Volvo expects to make record sales in 2016 for the third consecutive year, Hakan Samuelsson, president and chief executive said, in a press statement. Samuelsson also expects that operating profits would also improve in 2016 driven by growth in all of Volvo's three main sales regions of…

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Fujikura Automotive America has moved its North American headquarters to Farmington Hills from Novi. FAA, a subsidiary of Tokyo-based Fujikura Ltd., completed the move into the approximately 13,500-square-foot space late last year, said John Fricke, a broker with Signature Associates, which leased the property to Fujikura. “Expanding operations will help…

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TI Automotive, a leading global supplier of advanced automotive fluid carrying and delivery systems has acquired Millennium Industries Corporation, a Ligonier, Indiana, based producer of powertrain products for the automotive industry. Acquisition strengthens TI Automotive powertrain product portfolio, expertise and manufacturing reach TI Automotive currently provides gasoline direct-injection rails and…

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Lotus has just released its fastest road car ever, the Lotus Elise Cup 250.The Elise Cup 250 gets to 60 miles per hour in 3.9 seconds, with a top speed of 154mph. Those numbers aren't mind blowing on the level of a Lamborghini or even a Tesla, but they are…

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French carmaker Renault resurrected Tuesday its Alpine brand of sports car, with an modern reincarnation of its sleek A110 Berlinette expected to roll off the production line next year. Renault chief executive Carlos Ghosn presented the Vision, a concept car he said "is very close" to the production model that…

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The first upgraded automobile workshop with the latest computer controlled machineries was inaugurated in Agartala aiming at skill development of local youths as per the industry relevant standard and to give them better understanding of the modern day vehicles for better employment scope. The upgraded workshop considered a centre of…

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A Dutch foundation trying to recover damages for Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) investors said on Tuesday it had already won the support of dozens of shareholders, including several institutions, since it was launched this week. The Volkswagen Investor Settlement Foundation, which wants to apply a Dutch law on global collective settlement to…

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General Motors Co on Tuesday said it is recalling about 200,000 vehicles of its former brands Saab and Saturn as part of a wider recall of more than 5 million autos with potentially defective air bag inflators made by Takata Corp (7312.T). There will be 180,000 of the vehicles recalled…

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South Korea's SK Innovation said on Wednesday it has secured orders to supply battery cells for Mercedes-Benz electric cars, which will come out starting 2017. The battery maker said the "large-scale project" involved multiple models in diverse segments, without disclosing details. "Battery cells to be supplied by SK Innovation will…