Archive for April 16th, 2012

Foreign carmakers ditching JVs, pumping billions of dollars into wholly-owned … – Economic Times

Foreign carmakers ditching JVs, pumping billions of dollars into wholly-owned
Economic Times
With more foreign car makers choosing to have complete control of their Indian businesses, investment is increasing, capacity is rising, and Asia's third-largest economy is fast challenging Thailand and China as an automobile export hub.

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Alfardan Automobiles was official car sponsor of MotoGP Monday, 16 April 2012 … – Peninsula On-line

Alfardan Automobiles was official car sponsor of MotoGP Monday, 16 April 2012
Peninsula On-line
Alfardan Automobiles, the BMW Group importer in Qatar, ensured that drivers, organisers and officials of this year's Commercialbank MotoGP enjoyed sheer driving pleasure throughout the event with a luxury fleet of chauffeur and self-driven BMW vehicles

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Mileage labels on cars soon, norms for auto companies from 2015 – Economic Times

Mileage labels on cars soon, norms for auto companies from 2015
Economic Times
The norms, to be implemented soon, will force automobile manufacturers to put government certified fuel efficiency labels on each car they sell and improve efficiency of the cars they sell every year. While the labels will become mandatory soon,

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VingCard Elsafe Collaborates in Mobile Hotel Booking Functionality for Automobiles – Hospitality Net (press release)

VingCard Elsafe Collaborates in Mobile Hotel Booking Functionality for Automobiles
Hospitality Net (press release)
VingCard Elsafe, the global leader in hospitality security and part of the ASSA ABLOY Group, has partnered with BMW Group, manufacturer of premium automobiles, on the development of revolutionary technology that will enable drivers to book hotel rooms

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Green Automobiles In Coal-Producing States Are Bad News For The Environment – The Inquisitr


The Inquisitr
Green Automobiles In Coal-Producing States Are Bad News For The Environment
The Inquisitr
Purchasing an electric car is green if you live in certain areas in the United States while other buyers could actually be causing more problems for the environment. In a recent study reported in the New York Times electric cars are better for the

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Audi aims to repeat Europe success in UAE – gulfnews.com


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Audi aims to repeat Europe success in UAE
gulfnews.com
By Manoj Nair, Associate Editor Thomas Faerber, general manager of projects for Al Nabooda Automobiles (left) explains to the media the progress of the Dh100 million Audi showroom under construction on Shaikh Zayed Road in Dubai.
$27m Audi showroom set for Nov launchTrade Arabia
World's biggest Audi showroom to be keen on greenConstruction Week Online
AED 100 million Audi terminal Dubai on track for November launchZawya (registration) (press release)

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New car can’t eliminate all IndyCar dangers – Los Angeles Times


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New car can't eliminate all IndyCar dangers
Los Angeles Times
(Michael L. Levitt / Associated Press / April 15, 2012) By Jim Peltz A scary crash in the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach made it clear that despite a new, safer car in the Izod IndyCar Series, certain dangers remain inherent in the sport.
New car can't eliminate all issuesSacramento Bee
New safety feature fails to stop crash at Long BeachOCRegister
Grand Prix Notebook: Rahal-Andretti Fued After Marco Takes Flight?Patch.com

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Indonesia March New Car Sales At 87761 Units; 1Q At 250533 Units – Fox Business

Indonesia March New Car Sales At 87761 Units; 1Q At 250533 Units
Fox Business
JAKARTA – New car sales in Indonesia reached 87761 units in March, bringing total sales in the first three months of the year to 250533 units, an 11% rise from a year earlier, the country's car manufacturers' association Gaikindo said Monday.

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Waiting To Buy a New Car May Not Be the Wrong Decision – Torque News


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Waiting To Buy a New Car May Not Be the Wrong Decision
Torque News
By Keith Griffin on Sun, 04/15/2012 – 21:45 for Torque News New vehicles prices are on an upward trend, which may or may not bode well for those who waited to buy a new car. According to an analysis by RVI Analytics of Stamford, Conn., new vehicle

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Mileage labels on cars soon, new benchmarks in 2015 – Times of India

Mileage labels on cars soon, new benchmarks in 2015
Times of India
After more than four years of wrangling, the government has cleared fuel mileage standards and labeling for new cars. NEW DELHI: After more than four years of wrangling, the government has cleared fuel mileage standards and labeling for new cars.

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