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Passenger Vehicles

Nissan’s global sales up 7.4 percent in first half of CY2014

Passenger Vehicles by Autocar Pro News Desk Jul 30, 2014

Nissan’s global sales have notched a 7.4 percent year-on-year (YoY) increase to 2,711,673 units in the first six months of calendar 2014, marking an all-time...

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Two-Wheelers

Yamaha to roll out all-new 125cc scooter from Chennai by mid-2015

Two-Wheelers by Shobha Mathur Jul 29, 2014

With demand for scooters growing faster than motorcycles in India, many two-wheeler OEMs have lined up ambitious launch plans for scooters in the country.

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Auto Components

Continental develops electric parking brake for compact cars with drum brakes

Auto Components by Autocar Pro News Desk Jul 25, 2014

Continental has developed a concept for an Electric Parking Brake (EPB) for drum brakes.

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Industry

BASF opens new automotive coatings plant in Shanghai

Industry by Autocar Pro News Desk Jul 25, 2014

BASF Shanghai Coatings Co has opened a new facility for automotive OEM coatings in the Shanghai Chemical Industry Park in Shanghai.

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Technology

Volvo promises pioneering safety tech for all-new XC90

Technology by Darren Moss, Autocar UK Jul 23, 2014

Volvo claims the all-new XC90 SUV – which is due to go on sale later this year – will be one of the safest vehicles ever made.

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Two-Wheelers

Yamaha launches new 125cc Nozza Grande scooter in Vietnam

Two-Wheelers by Autocar Pro News Desk Jul 23, 2014

Yamaha Motor Co has announced the launch in August of the Nozza Grande, a city scooter targeted at female riders in Vietnam.

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Passenger Vehicles

Mercedes-Benz opens its largest passenger car training centre in China

Passenger Vehicles by Autocar Pro News Desk Jul 22, 2014

Earlier today, Mercedes-Benz opened its new Shanghai Training Center, its largest passenger car training site globally.

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Industry

Indonesia set to become ASEAN’s biggest car market

Industry by Autocar Pro News Desk Jul 22, 2014

The gradual decline in vehicle sales in Thailand is continuing to drag overall ASEAN market sales downward.

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Industry

Chinese car owners vote for turbocharging

Industry by Autocar Pro News Desk Jul 22, 2014

Chinese car buyers are plumping for turbocharging as a route for achieving improved fuel efficiency as well as either maintaining the same or offering improved...

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Industry

Schuler rolls out fastest press line in the world

Industry by Autocar Pro News Desk Jul 22, 2014

The fastest press line in the world – the Servoline L Schuler – has gone into operation at a German premium car manufacturer yesterday.