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India and Myanmar should sign a motor vehicle agreement if the two neighbouring countries have to do business together under the Act East Policy of the Government of India, North Eastern Council advisor M Iboyamia said. "The main issue as of now is that the Motor Vehicle Agreement has not…

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Dongfeng Motor Corporation and China FAW Group Corp said on Friday they will build a joint innovation centre, a move that brings China's two oldest automakers together after they swapped top executives in 2015. The companies signed an agreement on Friday that will see them collaborate in five areas including…

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Indian automobile manufacturer Tata Motors and tech giant Microsoft India today announced a strategic agreement to redefine connected and personalized driving experiences for Indian customers. Tata Motors will leverage Microsoft’s connected vehicle technologies that bring together artificial intelligence (AI), advanced machine learning, and the Internet of Things (IoT) capabilities on…

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Ever since McLaren started to manufacture cars, every model it has made has the same 3.8L V8 engine with different tuning on different models. But, the second-generation McLaren Super series will be different. The second-generation McLaren Super Series, which will make its public debut on March 7 at the 87th…

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Toyota Motor Corp's chairman, who led the development of the Toyota Prius, expects the latest plug-in hybrid vehicles (PHVs) will catch on with consumers far more rapidly than the original Prius did. Known as the "father of the Prius" for his role in popularising the world's best-selling hybrid car, Takeshi…

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Mahindra Trucks and Buses aims to double its market share in heavy commercial vehicle segment in India in the next two years with introduction of new intermediary commercial vehicle range and new set of small commercial vehicles, informed Nalin Mehta, MD & CEO at Mahindra Bus & Trucks in a…

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German luxury motorcycle manufacturer BMW Motorrad has introduced “Machined” range of customising parts for the models R nineT, R nine T Pure, R nineT Scrambler, R nine T Racer and R nine T Urban G/S, informed the company in an official press statement. Produced in high-quality aluminium, the design was…

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General Motors Chief Executive Mary Barra's decision to put the company's European operations on the block marks a turning point for the automaker that once prided itself on being the No. 1 vehicle maker in the world. If Barra succeeds in concluding a deal with French automaker Peugeot SA -…

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China's industry ministry released a second batch of green energy vehicles slated to be eligible for subsidies this year, although the pace of approvals has slowed amid increased oversight on the sector. The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology's list, if approved after a public comment period ending Feb. 20,…

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China vehicles sales in January grew at their slowest pace in almost a year, an industry association said on Monday, as a tax cut on small-engined vehicles was rolled back and the Lunar New Year holidays weighed on demand. China auto sales edged up 0.2 percent in January from a…