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Will Tata Motors dominate compact sedan segment with Zest?

Tata Motors launched Zest compact sedan at competitive price of Rs. 4.64 lakhs for base petrol variant and Rs.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Express India

Expect minority shareholder voting on Gujarat plant in Oct: Maruti Suzuki

The country's largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India expects voting by minority shareholders to happen sometime in October for approval of its plans to let parent Suzuki Motor Corp own a proposed new plant in Gujarat.

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Business Journal

GM unveils Chandler IT center, plans to employ 1,000 at capacity

General Motors was a long way from Detroit with the unveiling of its 170,000-square-foot Information Technology Innovation Center in Chandler Friday morning.

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Related Topix: General Motors, Semiconductors, Microchip Technology, Electronics, CIO News

WDJT

James Norman accused of firing gunshots at motorist on US-41

According to the criminal complaint, 35-year-old James Norman and another driver were traveling on an US-41 on-ramp around 7:30 a.m. on August 18. The driver of the other vehicle told investigators he and Norman were close to actually hitting each other so he motioned and told Norman "go ahead M-----F-----!".

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Related Topix: Harley Davidson

Detroit Free Press

Metromode: Meet an emergency manager welcomed with open arms

Local headlines about broke cities tend to focus on Detroit, but little Lincoln Park, Motown's neighbor to the west, is also working to climb across its own financial crevasse and onto the solid ground of stable property values, thriving businesses and nice neighborhoods.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Lincoln Park, MI, Rick Snyder, US Governors, Ford Motor

Detroit News

GM lists price of 2015 Corvette Z06 starting at $78,995

General Motors Co. said Friday that its 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 supercar - GM's most powerful production car ever - will start at $78,995 and the convertible model will start at $83,995.

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Related Topix: Chevrolet Corvette Z06, Chevrolet, General Motors, Marketing

Harlan Daily Enterprise

Family discord lands 3 in jail

The routine task of serving warrants ended with a woman, her husband and a son all going to jail on various charges.

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Related Topix: Loyall, KY, Harley Davidson

Reuters

U.S. federal prosecutors questioning GM lawyers on vehicle recalls: source

U.S. federal prosecutors have learned that lawyers for General Motors Co were present at key meetings during which information about problems with some of its vehicles were discussed, a source close to the investigation said.

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Related Topix: General Motors, US News

Channelnewsasia.com

S Korea's top two automakers hit by strike

Workers at South Korea's two largest automakers went on a limited strike on Friday to press their demands for wage reforms, their unions said.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Hyundai Motor

Thu Aug 21, 2014

GlobeNewswire

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FWT, Inc., a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of wireless communication infrastructure products, today reported that its 1999 fiscal year-to-date backlog has increased 47 percent to $25 million from $17 million at fiscal year-end 1998, as a result of orders for communications towers.

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Related Topix: Retail, Auto Parts, Keystone Automotive Industries, Pennsylvania, Printers, Internet, Science / Technology

The Washington Post

One last wind-up for the Godfather of Go-Go

It's 11 p.m. on a Tuesday in a Capitol Heights, Md., industrial park. An open tire shop seems like the only sign of life among the warehouses.

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Related Topix: Chuck Brown, Funk, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Washington, Washington Government, Manufacturing, R and B, Health

Benzinga

Morgan Stanley Says U.S. Automakers See Better Loan Quality And Availability

The bank's proprietary index, Auto Credit Quality index , fell 3.5 percent month over month in July.

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Related Topix: Stanley, Honda Motor Co

Cybercast News Service

Honda bolsters Fit to boost crash resistance

The tiny Fit, redesigned for the 2015 model year, initially flunked the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's small overlap test, earning just a "Marginal" rating.

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Related Topix: Honda Motor Co

Business Journal

Wabtec buys Brazilian brake-equipment manufacturer

Financial terms of the deal weren't announced, but Wabtec said Dia-Frag has annual sales of about $40 milllion.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Wabtec Corporate, Railroads

ABC Action News

Deputies: Driver cut off motorcycle & took off

Someone driving a silver car fled the scene Wednesday night after a crash with a motorcycle, according to deputies with Pinellas County.

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Related Topix: Pinellas County, FL, Seminole, FL, Bay Pines, FL, Harley Davidson

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Automotive News

2015 Corvette will get 29 mpg highway, GM says

An 8-speed automatic transmission debuting in the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette boosts fuel economy by 3.5 percent over the six-speed it replaces and gives the General Motors long-running sports car an EPA highway rating of 29 mpg, Tadge Juechter, the Corvette's chief engineer, said a few more pounds of air pressure in the tires would have bumped the EPA ... (more)

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Related Topix: Coupe, Chevrolet Corvette, Hatchback, Convertible, Chevrolet, General Motors, Detroit, MI, Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra, GMC

Rediff.com

Tata Motors to launch 2 car models every year till 2020

The company, which on Wednesday launched its compact sedan Zest in the NCR, priced between Rs 464,000 and Rs 699,000 , is also working to upgrade its sales and service network.

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Silicon Alley Insider

Policy Delay Has Japanese Carmakers Reviewing Philippines Expansion Plans

Top Japanese automakers in the Philippines are threatening to shift production to cheaper Southeast Asian countries as the government drags its feet on a plan to rebuild its shrinking car manufacturing industry.

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Related Topix: Toyota Motor, Auto Dealers

Autoblog

Japanese spark plug giant NGK pleads guilty to price fixing, to pay $52M fine

The ongoing investigation by the Department of Justice into price fixing in the automotive industry has nabbed one more company breaking the law.

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Related Topix: US News, Prison, Honda Motor Co, Toyota Motor, DaimlerChrysler AG

The Guardian

P.E.I. Jazz and Blues Festivals marks 10-year anniversary

Over the course of the past decade over 250 jazz, blues, R&B, soul, funk and gospel performances have taken place on the festival's stages.

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Related Topix: Jazz & Blues, Jazz, Manufacturing, R and B, Hugh Fraser, Blues

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