Wednesday 25 May 2016

Toyota recalls 1.6m US vehicles for Takata air bags

Toyota Motor Corp said on Monday it will recall almost 1.6 million additional US vehicles for front passenger side Takata air bag inflators that could rupture. Earlier this month, Takata Corp said it was declaring another 35 million to 40 million US inflators defective at the urg


Ford seeks partnerships as it looks beyond car-making

Ford Motor Co chairman Bill Ford said on Monday the automaker would look for more partnerships with other companies as it moves to expand beyond manufacturing and selling cars and trucks. "You’ll see a lot of partnerships, a lot more than you used to see in the auto in


Nissan Kicks to be made available in August

The Nissan Kicks, the all-new global compact crossover, will be available for sales in Brazil in August, followed by Latin American left-hand drive markets later in 2016. Ultimately, it will be introduced in more than 80 global markets.       The Kicks


Ford to recall 48,700 EcoSport SUVs in India

Ford Motor Company has issued a voluntary recall of 48,700 EcoSport sport-utility vehicles (SUVs) in India to fix faulty fuel and brake lines and rear folding seats, the company's local unit said in a statement on Friday. Ford India Private Ltd will recall 48,000 EcoSport die


EK Kanoo launches Toyota Ramadan promotion

Ebrahim K Kanoo, the distributor of Toyota and Lexus in Bahrain, has launched its biggest Ramadan promotion ever. The company is offering discounts on a wide selection of Toyota models, and the chance to win an all-new Toyota Prius Hybrid. The promotion, available between May 15 and Ju


Al-Futtaim Logistics, Tasjeel in vehicle testing deal

Tasjeel, a leading one-stop-shop for all vehicle testing and registration needs, has signed a contract with Al-Futtaim Logistics, one of the logistics pioneers in the UAE, as the sole provider for vehicle registration tests and requirements. As part of the agreement, Tasjeel will


Al-Futtaim Motors helps in seizure of $27m fake parts

Al-Futtaim Motors, the exclusive distributor of Toyota, Lexus, Hino and Toyota Material Handling in the UAE, has helped in the seizure of counterfeit parts estimated to be worth over Dh100 million ($27.2 million), working closely with government entities across the country, the company said.


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