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Ford’s first test-drive… in a Quadricycle 1.6.2018 Hindu: Rx
On June 4, 1896, Henry Ford took his Quadricycle for a test-drive. The first automobile that Ford designed and drove, the Quadricycle set Ford on the way to greatness. A.S.Ganesh takes you back in time to witness Ford’s first success with automobiles...
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Profits from gasoline rebound in Asia, but rising crude prices and green cars cap gains 28.5.2018 General News
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - A seasonal splurge has helped lift Asia's crimped gasoline refining profits out of a long slump, but higher crude prices and the rise of energy-efficient cars are set to leave margins stuck at historically weak levels, industry watchers say.
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Suzuki Motor steps up R&D spend to defend India dominance 11.5.2018 Business Standard: News Now
Suzuki joins Japanese peers in ramping up spending even as profit sags, at a time when industry focus is on electrification and automation amid demand for vehicles powered by cleaner technologies
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Japan's Suzuki Motor ramps up R&D spend to defend India dominance 10.5.2018 General News
TOKYO (Reuters) - Suzuki Motor Corp on Thursday said it would earmark record investment this year for research and development into technologies such as electric vehicles (EVs) as it defends it dominance in its biggest market, India.
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Toyota to launch Yaris in May 10.5.2018 Business – The Navhind Times
PANAJI: Toyota Kirloskar Motor Wednesday announced that Toyota Yaris will be launched in May 2018. Toyota Yaris the world-class sedan is designed to be as advanced as it is prestigious and has garnered much appreciation ever since it’s unveiling at Auto Expo 2018. The introductory price of Toyota Yaris is in the range of  `8,75,000 to  ...
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Ford says good bye to American Sedans except Mustang to push profitability 28.4.2018 Business Standard: News Now
Ford is confident its new lineup will be able withstand rising gasoline prices, Jim Farley, president of global markets, said in an interview
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Toyota Yaris bookings open, launch in May 26.4.2018 The Assam Tribune
Toyota Yaris bookings open, launch in May
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Chinese automaker plans electric car production in SAfrica 25.4.2018 General News
A state-owned Chinese automaker today announced plans to produce electric vehicles in South Africa, highlighting the growing role of the world's largest auto market in a technology seen as the global industry's future. BAIC Group's announcement at the Beijing auto show, the industry's biggest sales event of the year, came as Nissan unveiled its first electric car designed for China while General Motors displayed Buick SUV it says can go 600 kilometres on one charge. Chinese automaker Geely debuted a gasoline-electric hybrid developed with its Swedish sister company, Volvo Cars. Electrics are money-losers for most producers, but automakers are investing heavily in what they see as the wave of the future, especially in China. Its communist leaders want to make their country a center for the emerging industry and are promoting electrics with subsidies and other tools. China accounted for half of last year's global sales of electrics. Auto executives say Chinese sales of electrics and ...
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3 members of the missing Indian-American family found dead 17.4.2018 Hindu: Home
Rescue workers have recovered the bodies of three members of an Indian American family from the Eel River in North California by Sunday night, the lo
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GM to cut more than 1,000 US jobs tied to small cars 14.4.2018 General News
General Motors will cut more than 1,000 jobs in the US tied to production of sedans that are in low demand, the automaker said today. The cuts will affect GM's factory in Lordstown, Ohio, where the biggest US automaker produces the Chevrolet Cruze. Sales of the vehicle have dropped 32 per cent in the last four years, the company said, part of a broader trend in the US that has seen consumers ignore small cars in favour of sports utility vehicles and larger "crossover" cars amid low gasoline prices and a recovering economy. The Ohio plant, which currently employs around 3,000 people, has built cars in two shifts. The ramp-down follows an "historic" shift in the market, a GM spokeswoman said in an email. "As we look at the market for compact cars in 2018 and beyond, we believe a more stable operating approach to match market demand is a one-shift schedule," the spokeswoman said. "Consequently, we will suspend the second shift of production at Lordstown late in the second quarter of ...
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Toyota, Suzuki to produce cars for each other in India, vehicles to be rebranded 30.3.2018 Latest News India on Firstpost
Producing 50,000 vehicles for Toyota would represent just a sliver of what Suzuki sold in India in 2017.
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Toyota, Suzuki ink pact for mutual supply of hybrids in India 29.3.2018 Deccan Herald - Business
Japanese auto giants Toyota Motor Corporation and Suzuki Motor Corporation on Thursday concluded a basic agreement towards the mutual supply of hybrids and other vehicles between the two companies for the Indian market. Specifically, Suzuki will supply gasoline and mild-gasoline hybrid versions of the Baleno and the Vitara Brezza to Toyota, while the latter will produce gasoline and gasoline-hybrid Corolla for Suzuki. Details on each model, such as the schedule of the start of supply, number of supplied units, vehicle specifications, and supply pricing, will be considered at a later stage, a joint statement by both the companies said. "The vehicles will be sold by respective subsidiaries of Toyota and Suzuki based in India through their sales networks. By challenging and competing with each other, with the goal of mutual improvement, Toyota and Suzuki aim to invigorate the Indian automotive market to further enhance their respective products and services to be offered to customers," the statement ...
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Toyota, Suzuki to make cars for each other in India 29.3.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Japanese firms to supply petrol hybrids to rebadge and sell
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Toyota, Suzuki to produce cars for each other in India 29.3.2018 General News
TOKYO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp and Suzuki Motor Corp agreed on Thursday to produce cars for each other in India as Toyota aims to increase its market share in the world's fifth-largest passenger car market.
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Toyota, Suzuki agree to produce cars for each other in India 29.3.2018 General News
TOKYO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp and Suzuki Motor Corp on Thursday agreed to produce cars for each other in India as Toyota aims to increase its market share in the fast-growing country dominated by its smaller rival.
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FBI still probing why Indian-American drove burning van to USAF base, no terrorism link found' 25.3.2018 General News
The FBI is still unclear why Indian-American Hafiz Kazi drove a burning wan loaded with propane tanks and gasoline canisters onto a major US Air Force base in California and had a fiery death, according to media reports. The FBI said Kazi's intentions and motive for the bizarre incident at the Travis Air Force Base remain a mystery, and it has not yet found any connection to terrorism. Now the question is, why? Sean Ragan, special agent in charge of the FBI's field office in Sacramento, said in a news conference on Friday. Why did this individual end up at the front gate of Travis Air Base, on fire, and now deceased? And we don't have the answers to that. It is not yet known what killed Kazi, Ragan said, and the Solano County Sheriff's coroner is conducting an autopsy to determine the cause of death, airforcetimes.com reported. Investigators found five propane tanks, three plastic one-gallon gasoline cans, three phones, and several lighters in the van, as well as a gym bag with ...
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Nissan sees electric car sales surging to 1 million annually by 2022 23.3.2018 General News
YOKOHAMA, Japan (Reuters) - Nissan Motor Co announced plans to sell 1 million electric vehicles (EVs) annually by 2022, a six-fold jump from what it sold last year, and said it had no plans to stop testing its self-driving cars on public roads, calling them safe.
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Auto industry's cure for electric car blues: Be more like Tesla 10.3.2018 Latest News
From Ford to Porsche, car makers plan to invest $70 bn to introduce a new generation of more stylish electric vehicles, and batteries
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Battery over fossil fuels: EVs may make up half of global car sales by 2040 9.3.2018 Latest News
Predictions are that battery-fueled electric cars will outsell those that run on gasoline by 2040
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What world's oil giants have to say about electric and self-driving cars 7.3.2018 Latest News
CEOs of oil giants BP, Aramco say EVs are not the end of oil
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