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NewsPorsche increases its VW Stake to 35.14 per cent
Porsche Automobil Holding SE, Stuttgart, acquired a further 4.89 per cent of the Volkswagen ordinary shares on Tuesday, 16 September. As a result, the total stake in the Wolfsburg-based car manufacturer now amounts to 35.14 per cent of the voting rights. This step ensures that Porsche has a lasting majority …
NewsInfiniti expands into Europe and introduces "Inspired Performance" tagline
Infiniti is marking its arrival in one of the world's most competitive luxury markets, solidifying its top-tier luxury brand positioning and launching its new brand platform worldwide through its new global tagline: Inspired Performance. Infiniti is making its European debut with the opening of Infiniti Centre Mirabeau, the first completed …
NewsAudi starts production of new Audi A4 in India
• Total of 11,000 Audi A4 models to be produced by 2015 • Production starts two months ahead of schedule • Audi A4 the second model to be assembled in India after the A6 • Investment of more than €30 million in production site Aurangabad/Ingolstadt Audi is continuing to make …
NewsHonda Becomes Official Vehicle of the NHL
Three-year sponsorship supports hockey in Canada and the U.S. Honda Canada Inc., American Honda Motor Co., Inc., and the National Hockey League (NHL) have entered into a three-year agreement naming Honda as the official vehicle of the NHL. Elements of the agreement include Honda sponsorship of NHL television and internet …
NewsFord's new MYKEY system helps teens drive safer
Ford Motor Company is introducing an innovative new technology – called MyKey – designed to help parents encourage their teen-agers to drive safer and more fuel efficiently, and increase safety-belt usage. Ford’s MyKey feature – which debuts next year as standard equipment on the 2010 Ford Focus and will quickly …
NewsToyota develops rear window air bag
Toyota Motor Corp. has developed a rear window air bag to upgrade protection for back-seat passengers. In the event of a rear-end collision, the air bag is ejected from the roof lining above the rear window and spreads like a curtain to protect the heads of the rear passengers. Toyota …
NewsKia Amanti (Opirus) tops Strategic Vision SmartGreenSM Index
1. Award-winning full-size sedan honored in new U.S. study 2. Amanti (Opirus) spotlighted for quality, fuel efficiency and overall value 3. Six Kia vehicles recognized as SmartGreenSM Kia Motors America (KMA) today announced the Kia Amanti (known as ‘Opirus’ in some markets) topped the large car segment in the newest …
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