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Japanese automobile manufacturer Honda Motor Company has started its after-sales business in Myanmar. The announcement was made at the opening ceremony of an all-new Honda authorised after-sales outlet in Yangon, which is operated by Honda’s new business partner, Eastern Nova. The ceremony was attended by Kyi Thein, General of the…

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Nissan Motor, Renault and Mitsubishi Motors will combine their electric vehicle platforms in an effort to slash prices down to levels comparable to conventional gasoline cars, the Nikkei newspaper said. The strategy comes as auto giants Volkswagen and Toyota Motor are also aiming to mass produce battery electric vehicles amid…

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French car-maker Renault has opened China's first experimentation zone for self-driving cars in the country's central city of Wuhan, state media reported today. An electric autonomous driving (AD) car by Renault will operate on a two-km-long lakeside road in the Sino-French Wuhan Ecological Demonstration city in Wuhan, capital of Hubei…

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German luxury carmaker Mercedes-Benz has said it will hike prices of its entire model range in India, effective January 1, 2017, by up to 2 per cent to offset rising inflation, input costs and increasing forex rates. "The rising inflation coupled with rising input costs and increasing forex rates have…

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Japanese tyre manufacturing company Sumitomo Rubber Industries has announced that the group's new USA Technical Center will be fully operational from January of 2017. The Center's main aim was to rapidly develop products that respond to the needs of customers in North and South America. Since gaining a much greater…

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Magneti Marelli Automotive Lighting and the Carnia Industrial Park has inaugurated a new pavilion dedicated to the production of electronics for LED rear lighting for cars in the production complex in Tolmezzo (UD) in Friuli Venezia Giulia. The new industrial site has production lines for circuit boards and will be…

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Volvo Group Trucks Technology (GTT), the global research, development and engineering arm of Volvo, and Indian Institute of Science (IISc) today joined hands to undertake R&D in future automotive technologies. Volvo Group and IISc will collaborate on long-term research collaboration in selected technology areas under a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU),…

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Robert Bosch Engineering and Business Solutions (RBEI) has inaugurated its new reliability testing laboratory in Naganathapura, Bengaluru. The lab houses state of the art infrastructure, equipment and resources to deliver hi-quality ECU testing solutions. Electronic Component Units (ECUs) is the umbrella term referring to the electronic systems present inside automobiles,…

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 Aston Martin has received the green light to finalise the sale of the St Athan site to the British luxury carmaker for its new manufacturing facility. In February 2016, Aston Martin announced that it had chosen St Athan from 20 potential global locations as its second manufacturing facility as part…

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General Motors will invest $334 million in three plants in upstate New York. The company announced the investments Wednesday at an event with Gov. Andrew Cuomo at its plant in Tonawanda, just north of Buffalo.The money will pay for new equipment and machinery needed to produce next-generation engines and other…