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Passenger Vehicles

GM uses simulation tools to deliver improved seat comfort

Passenger Vehicles by Autocar Pro News Desk Sep 07, 2016

Depending on the vehicle program, GM seat engineers from around the world may work together using high-tech tools, real-world ride evaluations and customer...

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Industry

Transport minister bats for methanol-based fuel

Industry by Autocar Pro News Desk Sep 07, 2016

Methanol is an ideal fuel for transportation in large part because of its efficient combustion and low cost compared to all other fuels. Emissions of unburned...

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Passenger Vehicles

Land Rover tests world first intelligent seat folding tech. . . remotely

Passenger Vehicles by Autocar Pro News Desk Sep 07, 2016

Intelligent Seat Fold technology allows Discovery owners to configure their vehicle seating through the InControl Remote app on their smartphone from anywhere in...

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Commercial Vehicles

Volkswagen Truck & Bus inks strategic alliance with Navistar

Commercial Vehicles by Autocar Pro News Desk Sep 07, 2016

The two companies will pursue a strategic technology and supply cooperation and establish a procurement joint venture

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Industry

GM sells 293,537 vehicles in China in August, up 18%

Industry by Autocar Pro News Desk Sep 07, 2016

General Motors and its JVs have notched sales of a record 293,537 vehicles in China last month, up 18% over sales in August 2015.

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Industry

Jaguar Land Rover posts robust sales in August

Industry by Autocar Pro News Desk Sep 07, 2016

Global sales in August total 85,726 units, up 72% year on year. Evoque Convertible sales off to a flying start

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Passenger Vehicles

2017 Peugeot 5008 ditches MPV image for fashionable SUV shape

Passenger Vehicles by Autocar Pro News Desk Sep 07, 2016

Outgoing car’s MPV image gets swapped for fashionable SUV shape; all-new 5008 comes as standard with i-Cockpit tech and seven seats.

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Commercial Vehicles

Revealed: The world's first flat-pack truck

Commercial Vehicles by Autocar Pro News Desk Sep 06, 2016

Professor Gordon Murray, the Global Vehicle Trust and Sir Torquil Norman have created a truck that can be built and driven in remote areas from a flat pack kit.

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Industry

Mercedes-Benz sells its four-millionth SUV in best-ever August

Industry by Autocar Pro News Desk Sep 06, 2016

In the period of January to August, sales increased by 11.7% to 1,326,635 units – more than ever before in the first eight months of a year.

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Technology

Engineers turn to simulation tech to prevent motion sickness in next-gen autonomous cars

Technology by Autocar Pro News Desk Sep 06, 2016

With more people set to be reading or using screens in their autonomous cars, engineers are already turning to simulation technology to prevent sickness in the car