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Dongfeng Honda Automobile, a Honda automobile production and sales joint venture in China, on Thursday announced its plans to build a third automobile production plant to meet increasing demand from the continuously growing automobile market in China. Dongfeng Honda plans to build the third plant on a 1.2 million-square-meter plot…

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French carmaker PSA agreed to invest $320 million in Argentina with the aim of producing more cars to be sold on the local and international markets starting in 2019, the government said on Tuesday. Carlos Gomes, head of Latin America for PSA Peugeot Citroen , made the announcement to President…

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Harnessing the power of artificial intelligence, robotics, and big data to transform the mobility experience, Honda is going to showcase “Cooperative Mobility Ecosystem” at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. Honda will feature interactive and immersive experiences designed to showcase a future technology path toward a redefined…

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Royal Enfield on Wednesday inaugurated its first exclusive brand store in Melbourne, as a part of its growth strategy in Australia and focused international thrust of leading and expanding the global mid-sized motorcycle segment (250-750cc). Rudratej (Rudy) Singh, President Royal Enfield said, “Australia represents one of the most important matured…

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Nissan has inaugurated India’s first Nissan High Performance Centre (NHPC) in Noida, located in the Delhi-National Capital Region(NCR). In addition to offering sales and service for all the Nissan cars in the brand’s current product range, the NHPC will be the only showroom in the country to have the all-new…

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BMW will test autonomous vehicles in Munich next year as it seeks to keep up with ride-hailing firms like Uber, which have spent billions on pay-per-use personal transport. The German carmaker will have about 40 vehicles with self-driving functions in Munich's inner city and then expand the project to other…

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Nissan Motor Co. is testing self-driving cars at one of its plants in Japan that can tow vehicles on a trailer to the wharf for loading on transport ships.The Japanese automaker thinks the technology will, in the long run, save costs and boost efficiency. The tests also can add to…

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Toyota Kirloskar Motor has revised prices of its vehicles increasing it by up to 3 percent effective from January 1, 2017. The decision is in line with the general industry trend prompted by increasing cost of manufacturing vehicles and a consistent upward trend in foreign exchange rates. N Raja, Director…

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German luxury automaker Mercedes-Benz has opened new Vehicle Safety Technology Centre at its site in Sindelfingen. The investment amounts to a three-digit million euro sum. Initial planning began more than ten years ago, with building work starting in the autumn of 2013. The topping-out ceremony was on 12 May 2015,…

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Indian automotive components manufacturer Bharat Forge has completed acquisition of Walker Forge Tennessee and PMT Holdings, USA through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Bharat Forge America for a total consideration of US$14 million (around Rs 95 crore). The information was shared by the company in a Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) filing. With…