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Industry

Kumho opens European test facility

Industry by Autocar Pro News Desk Aug 14, 2014

South Korean tyre manufacturer Kumho has expanded its European Technical Centre (KETC) with the setting up of an innovative new tyre testing facility at Papenburg...

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Technology

1.0-litre EcoBoost now powers 1 in 5 new Fords in Europe

Technology by Autocar Pro News Desk Aug 14, 2014

Fresh from an unprecedented third successive International Engine of the Year award, Ford Motor Co’s small yet surprisingly powerful 1.0-litre EcoBoost engine is...

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Passenger Vehicles

SAIC-GM-Wuling gets over 10,000 orders for new Baojun 730 MPV in 52 hours

Passenger Vehicles by Autocar Pro News Desk Aug 14, 2014

SAIC-GM-Wuling says it has received more than 10,000 orders for the Baojun 730 seven-seat family vehicle within 52 hours of its launch.

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Passenger Vehicles

Tesla expands supercharger network in the UK

Passenger Vehicles by Autocar Pro News Desk Aug 13, 2014

Electric car manufacturer Tesla today opened new supercharger locations in London and Birmingham, part of a rapid network expansion that will soon allow Model S...

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Auto Components

Freudenberg-NOK’s low load seal design improves sealing performance in GM engines

Auto Components by Autocar Pro News Desk Aug 13, 2014

Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies (Freudenberg-NOK), which develops material innovations and custom-engineered sealing solutions, is working with General...

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Auto Components

Continental’s workshop services to take centre stage at Automechanika Frankfurt

Auto Components by Autocar Pro News Desk Aug 13, 2014

Automotive supplier Continental will place its workshop services – be they belt drive components, air springs, tyre pressure monitoring sensors, or diagnostic...

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Technology

Mercedes to replace aluminium pistons with high-tech steel pistons in diesel engines for cars

Technology by Autocar Pro News Desk Aug 12, 2014

Mercedes-Benz plans to replace conventional aluminium pistons in passenger car diesel engines with a new high-tech generation of pistons made of steel.

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Passenger Vehicles

Next-gen Chevy Volt to debut at 2015 Detroit Motor Show

Passenger Vehicles by Autocar Pro News Desk Aug 08, 2014

General Motors has announced that the next-generation, plug-in, extended-range electric Chevrolet Volt will debut at the 2015 North American International Auto...

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Passenger Vehicles

Ford, suppliers help develop industry-first technologies for Mustang, F-150

Passenger Vehicles by Autocar Pro News Desk Aug 07, 2014

Ford Motor Company has announced details on new development techniques used to create its all-new Mustang and F-150, originating with the automaker’s suppliers.

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Passenger Vehicles

GM opens new regional headquarters in Singapore

Passenger Vehicles by Autocar Pro News Desk Aug 07, 2014

General Motors has officially opened its new regional headquarters in Singapore.