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3 hrs ago | INAUTONEWS

After regulator fine, automakers announce investments in India

Automakers operating in India seem to go by undeterred by the country's regulator move to mirror China's investigations into accusations of antitrust law breaches.


Related Topix: Tata Motors

7 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

In Pictures: The first 2015 Ford Mustangs roll off the assembly line

The first Ford Motor Co. 2015 Mustang moves along the production line at the company's Flat Rock Assembly Plant in Flat Rock, Michigan, U.S., on Thursday, Aug 28, 2014.


Related Topix: Coupe, Ford Mustang, Hatchback, Convertible, Ford, Ford Motor, Michigan

14 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

India, Japan each seek deals during Modi's visit

Indian and Japanese students walk together near a portrait of Mahatma Gandhi at Global Indian International School in Tokyo Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.


Related Topix: Mahatma Gandhi, World News, Japan, Suzuki Motor

14 hrs ago | Business Journal

North Carolina offered Toyota $107M package before losing to Texas

Toyota is relocating to a 100-acre, 4,000-employee site for its new West Plano corporate campus.


Related Topix: Toyota Motor, Texas, Plano, TX, Pat McCrory, US Governors, Fort Worth, TX

18 hrs ago | Reuters

Fiat says exit rights exercise won't jeopardize Chrysler merger

Chief Executive Sergio Marchionne wants to incorporate the two carmakers into a Dutch-registered company called Fiat Chrysler Automobiles , paving the way for a U.S. stock market listing, key to help fund an ambitious investment plan.


Related Topix: Fiat Spa

18 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

Is this as good as it gets for the big four banks?

While the banks reported bumper results, there's concern it may be as good as it gets for investors.


Related Topix: Financial Services, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Brilliance China Automotive Holdings, Banking, National Australia Bank

19 hrs ago | Detroit News

Beware, Detroit: Flood relief may not be coming

Detroiters who have had to replace flood-damaged equipment may not get much relief from the government, Beckmann writes.


Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Natural Disasters, Flood, Rick Snyder, US Governors, FEMA, US News, General Motors, Opinion

Thu Aug 28, 2014

JD Supra

Car Dealership Employee Fired After Complaining About Fraudulent...

The Fourth District Court of Appeal recently held that a former car dealership employee's allegation that he was terminated over his complaints of fraudulent warranty claims was sufficient to support a cause of action for wrongful termination in violation of public policy.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Volvo Trucks North America, Ford Motor Credit, Ford Motor, Financial Services

As 2015 Mustang Production Begins, the Detroit Horsepower War Intensifies

Ford Motor Company announced today that production of the 2015 Ford Mustang has begun, officially beginning the next big battle in the Detroit horsepower war.


Related Topix: Coupe, Ford Mustang, Hatchback, Convertible, Ford, Volvo Trucks North America, Ford Motor Credit, Ford Motor, Financial Services, Dodge Challenger, Dodge, Chevrolet Camaro, Chevrolet

Business Journal

Johnson Controls CEO, Potawatomi general manager take the 'Ice Bucket Challenge'

Johnson Controls Inc. chairman and CEO Alex Molinaroli became the latest high-profile Milwaukee-area business executive to take the "Ice Bucket Challenge" earlier this week.


Related Topix: Johnson Controls, Manufacturing, Textiles, Milwaukee, WI

Digital Post Production

Visteon Introduces Industry-First Dual Compatible In-Vehicle Wireless ...

This unique solution uses inductive coupling technology to support both wireless charging standards Power Matters Alliance /Powermat and Wireless Power Consortium /Qi.


Related Topix: Manufacturing, Visteon

Tata Sons appoints JWT for global brand campaign

Tata Sons, the promoter of major operating firms of the Tata Group, has roped in JWT as creative agency for its global campaign to promote the Tata brand.


Related Topix: Tata Motors, Steel, Tata Group, Mining

The Victoria Advocate

Ride of Life biker completes national ride for ALS awareness

Randy Smith talks candidly about ALS and how it affected him as a caregiver for his wife, Sophia, who died from the degenerative disease.


Related Topix: Harley Davidson, Victoria, TX

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Detroit News

Ford prepares Dearborn Truck Plant for new aluminum-bodied F-150

New equipment waits on truck beds to be loaded into the Dearborn Truck Plant. Retooling is expected to be completed by Sept.


Related Topix: Ford F-150, Ford, Truck, Ford Motor, Robots, Science / Technology


Exclusive: GM plans to move some Chevy Equinox assembly to Mexico -source

General Motors Co and the United Auto Workers on Wednesday trumpeted the news that production of the Cadillac SRX would be shifted from Mexico to Tennessee, but Reuters has learned that GM also plans to move some other assembly work in the opposite direction.


Related Topix: Chevrolet Equinox, SUV, Chevrolet, Cadillac SRX, Cadillac, General Motors, Spring Hill, TN


UPDATE 1-Lear Corp to buy leather supplier Eagle Ottawa for $850 mln

Lear Corp, a maker of auto seats and electrical power systems, said it would buy automotive leather supplier Eagle Ottawa LLC for $850 million to strengthen its core seating business and boost its luxury seats portfolio.


Related Topix: Lear Corporation, Manufacturing, Textiles

The Auto Channel

Toyota Holds Eighth Dream Car Art Contest Awards Ceremony

Aug. 27, 2014: Toyota Motor Corporation held an awards ceremony for the eighth Toyota Dream Car Art Contest at Mega Web, Toyota's vehicle experience facility in Tokyo's Koto Ward on August 27. A total of 662,898 art works from 75 countries and regions were submitted to the contest.


Related Topix: Toyota Motor, World News, Japan,

Harley details 2015 touring line-up

Labour Day, the first Monday in September, marks the end of the summer holiday in the United States and the beginning of the new school year - and in keeping with its blue-collar roots, it's also traditionally when the next year's Harley-Davidson motorcycles are revealed to the world.


Related Topix: Harley-Davidson Motorcycle, Motorcycles, Harley Davidson, Harley-Davidson Road Glide, Harley-Davidson Softail, Harley-Davidson Street Glide


July: Volkswagen AG sales climb 6.7%

The German automaker said its group deliveries have grown 6.7% last month, buoyed by the positive results in the European core region and China, the world's largest auto market.


Related Topix: Volkswagen AG


Garage and Harley destroyed in Town of Beloit fire

Town of Beloit firefighters and mutual aid from the Town of Turtle Fire Department, were called to Dewey Avenue shortly after 10:00 Tuesday morning.


Related Topix: Harley Davidson, Fire


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