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S. Korea to promote self-driving cars at PyeongChang Olympics

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Tesla Working With AMD To Develop Chip For Self-Driving Car

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Proton gifts car and parts to S’gor cops - Nation

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To protest fuel prices, group holds 'funeral procession for motorcycle' in Jamshedpur

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To protest fuel prices, group holds 'funeral procession for motorcycle' in Jamshedpur


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Ford Joins Forces With Mahindra For India And Other Emerging Markets

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Ford Joins Forces With Mahindra For India And Other Emerging Markets


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Ford partners to grow presence in India

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Nissan's Planning Something Called IMX

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  • Volkswagen moves to secure cobalt supplies in shift to electric cars
    Volkswagen moves to secure cobalt supplies in shift to electric cars

    , channelnewsasia.com

    LONDON: Germany's Volkswagen is moving to secure long-term supplies of cobalt, a vital component of rechargeable batteries, as the group accelerates its ambitious shift to electric cars. Cobalt industry sources told Reuters that VW, the world's largest automaker, has asked producers to submit proposals on supplying the material for up to 10 years from 2019. Volkswagen, which decided on the strategic shift to electric vehicles (EVs) after it was engulfed in the "dieselgate" scandal, plans to invest more than 20 billion euros (US$24 billion) in zero-emission vehicles by 2030 to challenge pioneer Tesla in creating a mass market
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Manufacturers

  • To regain its spot in SUV market, Tata Motors launches Nexon at price of Rs 5.85 lakh
    To regain its spot in SUV market, Tata Motors launches Nexon at price of Rs 5.85 lakh

    , dnaindia.com

    In order to regain its lost ground, Mumbai-based Tata Motors on Thursday forayed into the growing compact SUV segment with the commercial launch of Nexon. This is its fourth launch in past 16 months. Tata Motors, which covers 60% of the total segments in the automobile market, plans to increase its share to about 71% with the introduction of Nexon, and to 90% by the year 2019, the company officials said
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Cars

  • VW moves to secure cobalt supplies in shift to electric cars
    VW moves to secure cobalt supplies in shift to electric cars

    , channelnewsasia.com

    LONDON: Germany's Volkswagen is moving to secure long-term supplies of cobalt, a vital component of rechargeable batteries, as the group accelerates its ambitious shift to electric cars. Cobalt industry sources told Reuters that VW, the world's largest automaker, has asked producers to submit proposals on supplying the material for up to 10 years from 2019. Volkswagen, which decided on the strategic shift to electric vehicles (EVs) after it was engulfed in the "dieselgate" scandal, plans to invest more than 20 billion euros (US$24 billion) in zero-emission vehicles by 2030 to challenge pioneer Tesla in creating a mass market
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Fuel

  • Fuel prices may come down by Diwali, says Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan
    Fuel prices may come down by Diwali, says Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan

    , dnaindia.com

    Dharmendra Pradhan has come under criticism after fuel prices reached a three-year high. Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said today that fuel prices may come down by Diwali, which falls next month. The comments come amid criticism by opposition parties of a sharp rise in oil prices after the daily rate revision mechanism was introduced by the government recently
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Driving

  • S. Korea to promote self-driving cars at PyeongChang Olympics
    S. Korea to promote self-driving cars at PyeongChang Olympics

    , yonhapnews.co.kr

    SEJONG, Sept. 22 (Yonhap) -- South Korea will promote the development of driverless vehicles at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics, the transport ministry said Friday. Self-driving cars, including the G80 from Hyundai Motor Co.'s luxury sub-brand Genesis, and hydrogen-powered vehicles will run from Seoul to PyeongChang, according to the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport. PyeongChang, the host city of the games, is 180 kilometers east of the capital
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Toyota

  • 2017 Toyota Fortuner TRD Sportivo To Be Launched Soon
    2017 Toyota Fortuner TRD Sportivo To Be Launched Soon

    , ndtv.com

    Toyota India will be introducing the 2017 Fortuner TRD Sportivo edition soon in the country. Dealers have confirmed the arrival of the special variant and the model was spotted recently as well. With prices expected to be around ₹ 31 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi), changes on the new Toyota Fortuner TRD Sportivo will be largely restricted to cosmetic upgrades over the standard version
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Hyundai

  • Hyundai Absorbs Some GST Cess Hike Costs, Spares Some Variants Of Cars Like New Verna and Creta
    Hyundai Absorbs Some GST Cess Hike Costs, Spares Some Variants Of Cars Like New Verna and Creta

    , ndtv.com

    Hyundai's recently launched Verna is yet another runaway hit for the Korean carmaker in India. There were fears that the Verna train might be slowed down by the government's recent decision to hike cess on the GST charged on most passenger cars and SUVs. At the launch of the new Hyundai Verna, the company had promised a price protection for the first 20,000 customers - and while it has not increased actual prices for the car, the hike in GST rates meant some upward revision was inevitable
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Nissan

  • Nissan's Planning Something Called IMX
    Nissan's Planning Something Called IMX

    , carscoops.com

    Trademark applications give us a good idea of what an automaker has cooking. And the latest comes from Nissan. According to AutoGuide, the Japanese automaker has filed to protect the name IMX. The big question is what it might be used for. The application itself gives little to go on, but the name sounds suspiciously similar to IDx – the name applied to a pair of concepts that Nissan revealed in 2013
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