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FCA introduces the Abarth brand in India

FCA introduces the Abarth brand in India

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles India today unveiled its much awaited iconic Italian brand, FIAT Abarth 595 Competizione, at the Buddh International Circuit in New Delhi. The iconic Abarth 595 Competizione is designed to get your pulses racing and hearts pounding and will undoubtedly be a new trendsetter amongst car enthusiasts in India. FCA India also showcased

Ford Wins 2015 Altair Enlighten Award

Altair together with the Center for Automotive Research (CAR) has announced Ford Motor Company as the winner of the 3rd annual Altair Enlighten Award for its use of various lightweight materials to minimize weight of the 2015 Ford F-150. The award was presented on 3 August during the 2015 CAR Management Briefing Seminars (MBS) in

Audi, BMW and Daimler agree with Nokia on Joint Acquisition of HERE Digital Mapping Business

Audi AG, the BMW Group and Daimler AG have agreed with Nokia Corporation that they will acquire its mapping and location services business HERE. The acquisition is intended to secure the long term availability of HERE’s products and services as an open, independent and value creating platform for cloud-based maps and other mobility services accessible

Mahindra Names Its New SUV – TUV300

On July 30th Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd (M&M), a part of the US $16.9 billion Mahindra Group, has named its much awaited SUV with project code U301, as Mahindra TUV300.  Pronounced as TUV, 3 double ‘Oh’, the ‘T’ in TUV300 stands for ‘TOUGH’ to highlight the tough & stylish SUV design. The numeric ‘300’ represents the

Ferrari Announces Launch of 488 Spider

Ferrari announces the launch of the 488 Spider, its most powerful ever mid-rear-engined V8 car to feature the patented retractable hard top along with the highest level of technological innovation and with cutting-edge design. Ferrari was the first manufacturer to introduce the RHT (Retractable Hard Top) on a car of this particular architecture. This solution

Honda Opens New Silicon Valley Facility to Advance Connected Mobility

Honda today marked the opening of its new Silicon Valley R&D facility, using the occasion to unveil a refreshed 2016 Accord featuring Honda’s first application of Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™.  Honda also announced a new open innovation R&D initiative, Honda Xcelerator, which will provide resources to breakthrough technology innovators to help rapidly develop prototypes

Saltillo South Engine Plant Awarded Bronze Designation in World Class Manufacturing

The FCA México Saltillo South Engine Plant (SSEP), located in Coahuila, Mexico, has been awarded bronze status for its results in implementing World Class Manufacturing (WCM), becoming the third facility in the country and the 10th in North America to achieve this milestone. SSEP received the bronze designation five years after adopting the WCM operating system. The

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