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New Prius Experience App Now Available for IPhone

New Prius Experience App Now Available for IPhone

Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), USA, Inc., along with its advertising agency Saatchi & Saatchi LA, today announced The Prius Experience App is available for free from the App Store. The Prius Experience App has four modes to help educate and entertain iPhoneTM users interested in learning more about the EPA-rated […]

India – Tata Motors doubles profit

India – Tata Motors doubles profit

India’s top vehicle maker Tata Motors said today that it more than doubled profits in its domestic market in the third quarter of the year, boosted by sales of its Nano vehicle and foreign brands. Net profit in the three months to September reached 7.29 billion rupees ($156m) from 3.47 […]

India – Maruti Suzuki ranks highest in customer satisfaction

India – Maruti Suzuki ranks highest in customer satisfaction

According to the JD Power Asia Pacific 2009 India Customer Service Index (CSI) Study released on Tuesday, for a 10th consecutive year, Maruti Suzuki ranks highest in customer satisfaction with authorized dealer service in India. Maruti Suzuki achieves an overall CSI score of 824 and performs particularly well in the […]

Nissan increase with 40% Micra production

Nissan increase with 40% Micra production

Nissan’s Sunderland Plant is feeling the benefits of the UK scrappage scheme with a 40% increase in Micra production. The news comes as the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) announced that UK vehicle production has slowed to it slowest rate of decline in September since the crisis began. […]

The new Golf BlueMotion

The new Golf BlueMotion

In July, Volkswagen announced a new, highly-efficient Golf model which returns 68.9 mpg on the combined cycle and emits 107 g/km of carbon dioxide. Now a new model is available to order – the most efficient production Golf ever – which achieves 74.3 mpg combined and emit a class-leading 99 […]

Ford workers at three plants vote down concessions

Ford workers at three plants vote down concessions

Ford Motor Co. workers at three factories with more than 5,600 employees rejected concessions that the United Auto Workers granted to the carmaker’s U.S. competitors, union officials said. Workers casting ballots at a Livonia, Michigan, transmission plant voted 52 percent against the accord yesterday, while 92 percent of union voters […]

Chrysler new blueplan to feature Fiat models

Chrysler new blueplan to feature Fiat models

Chrysler is about to show off its new product roadmap, which will take it into the future. It’s the first big move since the company emerged from bankruptcy reorganization, under its new owner, Fiat. The Wall Street Journal reports we’ll see an introduction of Fiat’s Alfa Romeo brand in 2012. […]

Honda triples profit forecast on Japan, China sales

Honda triples profit forecast on Japan, China sales

Honda Motor Co., Japan’s second- largest carmaker, almost tripled its full-year profit forecast after government stimulus measures in the company’s largest markets boosted demand for fuel-efficient vehicles. The automaker expects net income of 155 billion yen ($1.68 billion) in the year ending March, compared with an earlier forecast of 55 […]

Porsche to share platform with Volkswagen models

Porsche to share platform with Volkswagen models

In order to maximize profits and cut down manufacturing costs, auto makers often share their platform with other manufacturers. Volkswagen currently holds majority stakes in Porsche Company and this comes as no surprise that now Volkswagen models will share platform with Porsche. Volkswagen now holds 49.9 percent stakes in Porsche […]

Santa Pod Raceway has just released its full 2010 calendar

Santa Pod Raceway has just released its full 2010 calendar

Santa Pod Raceway, the home of European Drag Racing has just released its full 2010 calendar. In-keeping with previous years, Santa Pod offers something for everyone throughout the year, mixing classics, modified metal, bikes, music, fireworks and of course racing! Lots and lots of racing!!! Basically, if you enjoy a […]

$2.6M grant to convert engine heat for GM

$2.6M grant to convert engine heat for GM

General Motors today received a $2.6 million federal grant to develop technology that will let the automaker convert waste heat from car engines into electricity, and boost vehicle efficiency. The U.S. Department of Energy grant was one of 37 advanced energy research projects announced today. GM will work on the […]