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Toyota might bring Daihatsu to India

Toyota might bring Daihatsu to India

Toyota considers challenging Suzuki’s market leader position over the small car segment in India, by bringing the Daihatsu brand in the country. It is highly probable that India will surpass Germany and Japan and become the world’s third auto market for new cars, just behind China and the United States. […]

Takata to present restructuring plan, sources say

Takata to present restructuring plan, sources say

The Japanese supplier plans to reorganize its structure preparing to propose a plan in this direction to automakers in early May, sources told Bloomberg. With Honda announcing this week another massive recall due to Takata’s faulty airbags, the pressure on the Japanese automotive supplier is over the edge, as this […]

UK new car market starts 2016 on growth

UK new car market starts 2016 on growth

After an all-time high for UK car sales last year, 2016 starts also with a rising trend, according to the latest report from The Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders. The UK’s new car market got off to a positive start in January, with registrations climbing 2.9 percent compared with […]

2016 Honda Odyssey gains a new hybrid version in Japan

2016 Honda Odyssey gains a new hybrid version in Japan

The third largest Japanese automaker has officially taken the wraps off the hybrid version of the Odyssey van that will go on sale in Japan today. The JDM-spec 2016 Honda Odyssey Hybrid is virtually indistinguishable from the regular, conventionally-powered Odyssey, though it now packs the company’s proprietary Sport Hybrid i-MMD […]

US: Google extends self-driving tests

US: Google extends self-driving tests

Google’s self-driving unit said its autonomous cars would also begin comprehensive tests in Kirkland, Washington, later this month. Alphabet Inc. wants to gather more data for its driverless project, announcing thus it will also deploy its autonomous cars in Kirkland, Washington, the third city where it is testing self-driving vehicles. […]