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An automotive firm in Coventry at the cutting edge of creating the taxis of tomorrow has received £1million to help deliver a deal that will create 20 new jobs. Penso City Vehicles, which is based on Woodhams Road, off Siskin Drive, close to Tollbar Island, has received the investment from…

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The Indian Auto component-manufacturing industry will not have any major impact on the business due to Britain's decision to exit the European Union but will explore new options to deal with policy volatility, say industry leaders. Though the entire Europe contributed a good about 36 percent of India's total auto…

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A premium luxury sedan born from the ashes of the Fisker Karma – a Tesla rival that wowed the automotive world before collapsing into bankruptcy three years ago – will soon begin rolling off a production line at California's newest car factory. When it is up and running, the Karma…

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Summary Brexit will enable the UK to cut taxes, cut government spending, and reduce red tape. That alone is bullish for business in general. Brexit will enable the UK to offer tariff-free trade with the U.S., Mexico and other places, attracting manufacturing capacity. Brexit would enable US companies such as…

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This is not a time for global companies to sit around and rest on their laurels. Panasonic is pushing ahead with its partnership with Tesla Motors to build the Gigafactory in Nevada. Now it has also forged an alliance with Beijing Automotive Group (BAIC) to manufacture electric car parts and…

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U.S. electric automaker Tesla Motors is transitioning from an automotive brand to a more expansive sustainable energy brand. The brand has made an offer to acquire SolarCity, an energy provider that designs, finances and installs solar power systems. The vertical integration of clean energy runs contra to the strategy of…

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UK automotive sector is an important sector for both UK economy and Indian automotive sector as well since some of key players in the Indian automotive sectors, including component suppliers, have made significant investments in both UK and European countries to take advantage of free market access to one of…

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles announced that it sent dealers new software with an “Auto Park” feature to remedy the confusing gear shifter issue in some of its vehicles, according to a new report from Automotive News. This will prevent the cars from moving when the vehicle is still in gear and…

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Chinese automaker JAC Motors is exploring opportunities to start making electric cars in Bulgaria, the Balkan country's economy ministry said. "JAC Motors looks at Bulgaria as an entry point to the European markets for the electric-powered cars and buses it is manufacturing," the ministry said in a statement. The Black…

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Coastal Automotive, an automotive manufacturer from Southeast Michigan, is expanding production into Holland. The Rochester Hills-based Coastal just closed on a 300,000 square-foot production space at 900 Brooks Ave. The Holland facility is expected to begin operations next month and plans to create 150 new jobs over the next three…