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VW and Other Automakers to Benefit From China’s Toxic Smog

VW and Other Automakers to Benefit From China’s Toxic Smog

GM and VW might benefit from China’s tighter vehicle curbs and emissions regulations that would match Europe’s. As the Chinese government becomes more concerned about the toxic smog which spreads in Beijing and other major cities, it considers new emissions standards and tighter vehicle curbs. This means that several overseas […]

MAN Plans Profit from Brazil

MAN Plans Profit from Brazil

The new emissions standards in Brazil will have a great impact over the German truck maker MAN SE profit, which expects a 15% fall in the first half, but has a backup plan. Unfortunately truck operators have brought new vehicles before the stricter emission requirements became a law, downsizing demand. […]

Overall EU car emissions fell 4 percent in 2010

Overall EU car emissions fell 4 percent in 2010

Carbon emissions from cars in the European Union have dropped overall, by nearly 4 percent in 2010 from 2009, according to data from the European Environment Agency (EEA). However, some carmakers could face fines totalling €10 billion ($13 billion) if they fail to meet targets in five years. Official figures […]

Alfa Romeo to develop new 1.8 L 300 HP engine

Alfa Romeo to develop new 1.8 L 300 HP engine

The Italians are once again surpassing the Germans when it comes to developing new engines and their technology comes pretty close to what the Japanese are doing to their sports cars. Alfa Romeo has announced the developing of a new 1.8 liter engine which will deliver 300 horsepower while meeting […]

Fiat to produce Jeeps, Engines in Turin from 2013

Fiat to produce Jeeps, Engines in Turin from 2013

Italian automaker Fiat Spa will produce Jeep SUVs at its Mirafiori factory in Turin from 2013 as it takes advantage of flexible work rules approved earlier this year by union rank-and-file. Development of the manufacturing infrastructure will begin in 2012 and commencement of production of the first nameplate, a Jeep […]

Frankfurt: SsangYong SUT-1 revealed

Frankfurt: SsangYong SUT-1 revealed

Besides the XIV-1 Concept, which looks just like the Evoque, SsangYong has also revealed, during the same Frankfurt Motor Show event, its newest creation, named the SUT-1, which isn’t actually that new because it has seen daylight for the first time in concept form during the Geneva Motor Show in […]