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This brand new report that examines the developments and opportunities opening up to automotive manufacturing in the Middle East and Africa. Focusing on those countries in the region where vehicle and component production are most advanced: Algeria, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Morocco and South Africa, the report assesses the economic and…

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Over the years, vehicle-sharing technologies have evolved from simple manual systems to increasingly complex computer-based systems. In the next three to seven years, the market will move away from off-the-shelf technologies toward open source software, plug and play systems and smartphone-based near field communications/ Bluetooth low energy (NFC/BLE) technologies. By…

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Magna International Inc. and Chongqing Hongli Zhixin Automotive Parts Manufacture Co., Ltd. have announced the signing of a 50/50 joint-venture agreement to provide complete seating systems and seating components to Changan Ford and other customers in China. Hongli Zhixin, a leading independent seating supplier in China with capabilities in foam,…

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With India's growing new vehicle market making way for accelerated growth in its used car market, Cox Automotive announced today that it has made a strategic investment in Mahindra First Choice Wheels Ltd. (MFCWL) (www.mahindrafirstchoice.com). MFCWL, part of the multinational conglomerate Mahindra Group, is India's largest multi-brand certified used car…

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Messe Frankfurt looks back on a 45-year-long tradition of success in the automotive industry and takes this opportunity to thank its long-term and loyal exhibitors. It has come up with something special for this occasion: the artist and photographer Rafael Neff has converted several customer products into theme worlds that…

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EVgo is charging forward and changing the game for EV drivers all over the country. In a week of major announcements coming at the LA Auto Show, EVgo added embedded charging programs with two of the world's largest auto makers and launched an association to make charging more accessible to…

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Kandi Technologies Group, Inc., today announced that Kandi Electric Vehicles Group Co., Ltd. (the "JV Company", a 50/50 Joint Venture between Kandi and Geely Automobile Holdings Ltd.) has signed a direct sales contract with Tianjin Pang Da, a subsidiary of Pang Da Automobile Trade Co., Ltd. ("Pang Da Company"), for…

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Standard Motor Products, Inc., announces the addition of 220 new part numbers to its TechSmart® line. The release increases new coverage through 2015 for an additional 118 million VIO. TechSmart® continued to expand its electronic throttle body category by adding 50 new parts. In total, TechSmart's line now features more…

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Constellium N. V.,announced today that it will construct a new manufacturing facility in Bartow County, Georgia, in response to growing demand for its automotive structures in North America. This project represents a $20 million investment by Constellium and an additional $12 million investment by developer Seefried Properties, for a total…

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Developed by Honda as a preview to the introduction of the new, second-generation Honda Ridgeline, the driving trio of Jeff Proctor, Sage Marie and Jason LaFortune piloted their Ridgeline Baja Race Truck to the Class 2 victory in this weekend's 48th running of the SCORE Baja 1000. Built jointly by…