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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 …
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