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Indian Toyota workers down tools despite end to lockout
Indian Toyota workers down tools despite end to lockout

Employees at Toyota's auto assembly plants in southern India failed to return to work Monday at the end of a week-long lockout after refusing to sign codes of conduct, their union said.

Indian Toyota workers down tools despite end to lockout
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Porsche recalls new 911 model due to engine fire risk

Porsche, the German maker of luxury sports cars, said Wednesday it is recalling all 911 GT3 models built this year due to risk of possible engine fire.

Porsche recalls new 911 model due to engine fire risk
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GM recalls another 1.8 mn vehicles amid safety probe

General Motors announced its second massive recall in two months on Monday as it works to contain a growing scandal over the safety of its vehicles.

GM recalls another 1.8 mn vehicles amid safety probe
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Trade-in project to bring used cars to showrooms in Kazakhstan

Trade-in project will help improve the Kazakhstan car market and make it more transparent.

Trade-in project to bring used cars to showrooms in Kazakhstan
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Recalled GM cars linked to 303 airbag-related deaths

US safety regulators have tracked 303 deaths after airbags failed to properly deploy in vehicles recently recalled by General Motors.

Recalled GM cars linked to 303 airbag-related deaths
Vincent Bollore, CEO of investment group Bollore. ©Reuters/Olivia Harris
Bollore to quadruple electric-car points in Britain

French tycoon Vincent Bollore said Wednesday he aims to introduce a car version of the "Boris Bikes" hire scheme in London, and quadruple the number of electric car-charging points in Britain.

Bollore to quadruple electric-car points in Britain
In a driverless future, drivers will do anything else
In a driverless future, drivers will do anything else

Brew an espresso, watch a movie on a large screen, surf the Internet or simply sit and chat with friends?

In a driverless future, drivers will do anything else
Luxury carmakers veer into booming SUV space
Luxury carmakers veer into booming SUV space

Massive or small, affordable or off-the scale pricey: urban sports utility vehicles abound at the Geneva Motor Show, with luxury carmakers speeding into the lucrative market.

Luxury carmakers veer into booming SUV space
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Panasonic plans battery mega factory with Tesla: report

Japan's Panasonic and California-based electric-vehicle venture Tesla Motors are in talks to build a $1 billion automotive battery plant in the United States.

Panasonic plans battery mega factory with Tesla: report
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Twin car update: Owner of illegal twin found

The police has finally identified the owner of the illegal twin white Mazda CX7 with fake plates.

Twin car update: Owner of illegal twin found
Honda opens second plant in rising auto power Mexico
Honda opens second plant in rising auto power Mexico

Honda unveiled a second factory in Mexico, seeking to capitalize on the nation's rising power in the sector and strengthen the Japanese car giant's foothold in North America.

Honda opens second plant in rising auto power Mexico
Bhutan to become green car showcase in deal with Nissan
Bhutan to become green car showcase in deal with Nissan

The remote Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan signed a deal with Japanese auto giant Nissan Friday to become the ultimate showcase for electric cars, taking advantage of its abundance of hydropower.

Bhutan to become green car showcase in deal with Nissan
Toyota recalls 260,000 cars in US
Toyota recalls 260,000 cars in US

Two days after its huge global recall of Prius hybrids, Toyota recalled another 260,000 cars and pickup trucks in the United States Friday for electrical problems involving the brakes.

Toyota recalls 260,000 cars in US
The logo of Toyota Motor Corp's Prius hybrid car. ©Reuters/Issei Kato
Toyota recalls 1.9 mn Prius cars worldwide

Japanese auto giant Toyota said Wednesday it was recalling 1.9 million of its Prius hybrid cars around the world because of a fault that might cause the vehicle to slow down suddenly.

Toyota recalls 1.9 mn Prius cars worldwide
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MobilEx holds Snow Leopard rally near Almaty

The Snow Leopard rally sprint was held near Almaty at the MobilEx Racing Team sports base on February 9.

MobilEx holds Snow Leopard rally near Almaty
Nissan, Renault to boost ties in $3.8 bn savings bid: report
Nissan, Renault to boost ties in $3.8 bn savings bid: report

Nissan and France's Renault are planning to boost their alliance by bringing together production as well as research and development in a bid to save about $3.8 billion annually.

Nissan, Renault to boost ties in $3.8 bn savings bid: report
Peugeot 'approves' capital hikes by French state, Chinese partner
Peugeot 'approves' capital hikes by French state, Chinese partner

The board of struggling French carmaker PSA Peugeot Citroen has in principle approved capital boosts by the French state and its Chinese partner Dongfeng.

Peugeot 'approves' capital hikes by French state, Chinese partner
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Hyundai starts work on world's biggest container ships

South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries has started construction on a Chinese order for the world's largest container ships.

Hyundai starts work on world's biggest container ships
Fiat's Marchionne: savior of Fiat and Chrysler
Fiat's Marchionne: savior of Fiat and Chrysler

Brash Fiat chief Sergio Marchionne was welcomed as a hero at the Detroit Auto Show this week after completing the takeover of US automaker Chrysler.

Fiat's Marchionne: savior of Fiat and Chrysler
Power to the people: Detroit debuts sexy sports cars
Power to the people: Detroit debuts sexy sports cars

Austerity is over. With a megafast track-ready Corvette, a muscular new Mustang, and a tougher WRX, the auto industry put on its best display of speed and power in years at its annual Detroit show.

Power to the people: Detroit debuts sexy sports cars