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Italy based luxury sports car manufacturer Lamborghini is all set to launch its Urus SUV range, informed the company in an interview to a popular media publication. The company also confirmed that Urus will also feature the brand’s first plug-in hybrid, and that it will be the brand’s first and…

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Automotive parts manufacturer Lumax Auto Technologies has permanently closed manufacturing activities at one of its plant situated at A-8, MIDC, Waluj Industrial Area, Aurangabad, Maharashtra with effect from December 30, 2016. This information was conveyed by the company in a Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) filing. It further informed that the…

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China has awarded its seventh electric vehicle production license to a unit of Jiangling Motors, according to a posting by China's state planner, as the country accelerates approvals for green car projects. Jiangxi Jiangling Group New Energy Vehicle has permission to proceed with a project to make 50,000 pure electric…

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DENSO Corporation and NEC Corporation has announced their cooperation in the fields of advanced driver assistance, automated driving, and manufacturing. The two companies will cooperate based on DENSO’s level of technology and manufacturing capability accumulated through its experience in the automotive market and NEC’s artificial intelligence, Internet of Things, security,…

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India’s top passenger vehicle maker Maruti Suzuki India (MSIL) is all set to stop selling its fleet focused sedan Dzire Tour by March next year, multiple sources aware of the development told ETAuto. “The carmaker will stop production of the Dzire Tour to make way for the new Dzire expected…

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Panasonic Corp will invest more than 30 billion yen ($256 million) in a New York production facility of Elon Musk's Tesla Motors to make photovoltaic (PV) cells and modules, deepening a partnership of the two companies. Japan's Panasonic, which has been retreating from low-margin consumer electronics to focus more on…

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Headed for a fourth straight annual profit decline, Hyundai Motor is trimming its cost fat; scaling back on business class flights and annual family home trips for overseas employees, executives told Reuters. The South Korean automaker has been hit by its exposure to weak emerging markets, and a product line-up…

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Homegrown auto major Mahindra & Mahindra plans to increase prices of its vehicles by up to Rs 26,500 from January as it looks to partially offset rising input costs. "We plan to increase prices of our passenger and commercial vehicles in the range of 0.5 to 1.1 per cent from…

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The country's largest car maker Maruti Suzuki will invest an added Rs 2000 crore at its state-of-the-art research and development centre in Rohtak, Haryana,India over the next three years. C V Raman, executive director (engineering), Maruti Suzuki India (MSIL), said, "We have already set up test tracks at Rohtak. Majority…

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Volkswagen on Wednesday opened a new assembly plant in Kenya and launched plans for a ride-sharing service in Rwanda as it seeks to take advantage of surging car demand in Africa. The German car manufacturer's move into East Africa comes just weeks after it signed a deal to build an…