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A Melbourne engineering company has won a contract to supply one of China's top 10 car manufacturers. The contract was signed in Melbourne this week between Melbourne-based Red Lion Engineering and Geely, which will see it supply leading-edge automotive engineering services to the company. Minister for Industry Lily D'Ambrosio said…

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The second Automotive Mission Plan (AMP) that will chalk out the direction for the automotive industry for the next 10 years (2016 to 2026) will be ready by September, said Ambuj Sharma, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Heavy Industries. The mission will work on areas such as auto fuel policy, research…

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The carmaker will manufacture the new Ford Figo and Figo Aspire compact sedan at its new production facility in Gujarat. Ford is all set to further bolster its presence in the country. The carmaker will inaugurate its second production facility in India at Sanand, Gujarat. Reports suggest that Anandiben Patel,…

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General Motors Co is recalling about 64,000 Chevrolet Volt hybrid electric cars for a software update to prevent carbon monoxide buildup when a driver forgets to shut off the vehicle, Automotive News reported on Thursday, citing a statement from the company. GM is aware of two injuries related to the…

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Turkish automotive exports surged 32 percent in the first two months of the year, the Automotive Manufacturers’ Association said in a statement on March 12. From January to February 2015, auto exports reached 99,000, according to the statement. The increase is a counter-trend to total Turkish exports, which saw a…

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A model stands beside the Maserati Ghibli at the IAA international automobile show on September 10, 2013 in Frankfurt, Germany. Maserati, the exclusive and luxurious car maker that is synonymous with billionaire playboys, Monaco millionaires and Saudi sheikhs, celebrates its 100th anniversary this year. But the Italian brand, which also…

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German luxury car maker Audi plans to invest 24 billion euros (about Rs 1.61 lakh crore) over the next four years to enhance its global production network, including two new plants in Mexico and Brazil, and launch new models. "In 2014, we invested 4.5 billion euros, one quarter more than…

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Hyundai Motor Co plans to expand its US factory, three people familiar with the matter said, hoping to ramp up production of sport utility vehicles (SUVs) as lower oil prices boost demand for gas-guzzling trucks. Sales of the South Korean automaker's sedans like the Elantra and Sonata are slowing in…

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Jaidah Automotive - the exclusive dealer of Chevrolet vehicles in Qatar, along with the Traffic Department, has announced the launch of a yearlong road safety campaign at the ongoing GCC Traffic Week. Jaidah Automotive has also gifted the Traffic Department two Chevrolets - a Tahoe and an Impala - which…

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Berkshire Hathaway, the holding company of billionaire investor Warren Buffett, announced Tuesday it has purchased the Van Tuyl Group, the largest privately held car dealership group in the United States. The resulting company and dealer network has been renamed Berkshire Hathaway Automotive. It is the fifth-largest car dealer among all…