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Continental and MAN Strengthen Cooperation

Continental and MAN Strengthen Cooperation

The international tire manufacturer Continental is one of the major suppliers for MAN and is strengthening its long-standing partnership with the truck and bus manufacturer. Conti EcoPlus tires from Continental’s Generation 3 truck tires are standard fitment on the highly fuel efficient long-haul vehicle MAN TGX EfficientLine 2. Furthermore, MAN adds Conti Hybrid as well

Nissan India launches Terrano Groove

Nissan today announced the launch of the new Nissan Terrano Groove limited edition in India. Targeted at youthful and lifestyle-conscious customers, the new vehicle comes with an upbeat music experience courtesy of high-end audio, enhanced in-car ambience and distinctive exterior touches.  The key highlight of this limited edition is the addition of precision speakers by Rockford Fosgate,

SMDI honours Nissan for use of Advanced High-Strength Steel

The Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI), a business unit of the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) awarded Nissan Motor Co. the Automotive Excellence Award for implementing advanced high-strength steel (AHSS) to reduce mass in body-in-white structures while also reducing cost. The award was presented today at the 14th annual Great Designs in Steel (GDIS) seminar

Seventeen Dealers in India Named GM International Grandmasters

Seventeen dealers from India officially became 2015 GM International Grandmasters in San Francisco, California, this weekend. They were among the 167 dealers in the region that received GM’s highest honor for its dealerships. Now in its 12th year, the GM International Grandmasters program was created to reward GM’s best of the best dealers in the

Support from suppliers, dealers steered Ashok Leyland to growth mode

Ashok Leyland, flagship of the Hinduja Group, reported sales revenues of Rs 13,562 crore as against Rs 9,943 Crores in the previous fiscal. ​EBITDA stood at Rs 1,027 crore during FY’14-15, against Rs 117 crores in the previous fiscal. Profit Before Tax (PBT) and exceptional items stood at Rs 341.26 crore during FY’14-15, against a

Mercedes-Benz holds topping-out ceremony for Crash Test facility

Milestone reached: construction having begun in July 2013, some 350 guests were today present at the topping-out ceremony for the world’s most advanced crash test facility. The new test centre measures 270 by 170 metres with an internal, pillarless test arena – the heart of the crash facility – measuring 90 by 90 metres to

Porsche Opens New $100 Million Experience Center and Headquarters in Atlanta

Porsche Cars North America today officially opened its new $100 million Porsche Experience Center (PEC) and headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia. The 27-acre complex located at the Northeast corner of Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is the largest investment outside Germany for the sports car manufacturer. The industry-first facility is complete with a driver development track, classic