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Daimler Trucks Launches New FUSO Truck In Japan

Daimler Trucks Launches New FUSO Truck In Japan

Presenting its all new heavy duty truck FUSO Super Great (above 15t) Daimler Trucks is determined to expand its position in the Japanese market. With the latest generation of the FUSO flagship, the world’s largest manufacturer of commercial vehicles sets a new benchmark for efficiency, safety and connectivity in Japan. With the FUSO Super Great

Hino Motors Manufacturing Commemorates Production Start Of Tacoma Axles

On Thursday, May 11, Hino Motors Manufacturing U.S.A., Inc. (Hino) celebrated the start of Hino, Arkansas’ production of Toyota Tacoma rear axles and front knuckle assemblies.  Among the many dignitaries and business leaders attending the celebration were:  Masami Kinefuchi, Consul General, Japanese Consulate-General (Nashville); Nobushisa Tanaka, Executive Advisor, Toyota Motor North America;  Danny Games, Executive

Volvo Cars, Google to build Android NextGen Connected Cars

Volvo Cars, the premium carmaker, has announced a close partnership with Google, one of the world’s largest technology companies, to develop the next generation of its award-winning in-car infotainment and connectivity solution based on Android, offering access to a wide array of apps and services. It will launch on new Volvo models within two years.

Application phase begins for the sixth BASF and Volkswagen “Science Award Electrochemistry”

The BASF and Volkswagen international “Science Award Electrochemistry” is now in its sixth year. For the second time, it will be completed by the Award for Applied Research. Starting today, scientists of excellence from all over the world may apply online at www.science-award.com. The website also ex-plains the participation conditions, procedure and selection process. Deadline

Volvo Group Innovation Summit to Focus on Transport in Smart Cities of the Future

With a focus on ‘Smart cities – infrastructure and transport of the future’, Volvo Group will host its inaugural Innovation Summit in London on May 16, 2017. Moderated by Richard Westcott, the BBC’s transport correspondent, the event will gather leading people from government, major transport systems, industry bodies and manufacturing to examine the role that

Global Automakers Welcomes Lauren O’Toole Boland as New Communications Manager

The Association of Global Automakers (Global Automakers) is pleased to announce that Lauren O’Toole Boland has joined the Association as communications manager. She will support the integration of Global Automakers communications across multiple channels to advance the Associations policy objectives. Boland has spent her professional career in political communications. Prior to joining the Global Automakers,

Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia Produces One Millionth Sorento In The U.S

On Monday, Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia, Inc. (KMMG) celebrated production of the plant’s one millionth Sorento CUV at its West Point facility. Representing an investment of more than $1.1 billion, KMMG launched production of the Sorento on Nov. 16, 2009. It was joined by the Kia Optima mid-size sedan in 2011. Together with on-site and

GM India Shuts Halol Plant

General Motors India today ceased production at the Halol facility, delivering a key milestone in the consolidation of manufacturing in India. GM India President and Managing Director Kaher Kazem said all GM manufacturing in India will now be at the company’s Talegaon facility. “The consolidation of manufacturing at our Talegaon facility is an important milestone

Ford F-150 Takes Corvette’s Spot Atop Most-Read-About Vehicles List

The Ford F-150 is the vehicle Americans read about the most, according to digital advertising provider Swoop. Swoop’s Automotive Digital Brand Exposure Index ranks all cars, trucks and SUVs sold in North America based on how much people read articles about them. The F-150 has been second on the list, which comes out quarterly, since