Wednesday 24 August 2016

Nissan seeks to boost South Korean output

Nissan Motor wants to increase the output of its Rogue model at Renault's factory in South Korea this year, as a stronger yen makes exports from Japan less competitive, a Renault executive told Reuters. The yen has jumped 20 per cent against the dollar this year in the wake o


Ford plans self-driving car for ride share fleet

Ford Motor Co plans to offer a fully automated driverless vehicle to commercial ride sharing fleets such as Uber in 2021, the automaker announced Tuesday. Ford chief technical officer Raj Nair in an interview said the company likely will not offer a similar driverless car, withou


Mercedes-Benz launches V-Class series

Emirates Motor Company (EMC), the Mercedes-Benz authorised distributor in the emirate of Abu Dhabi and the flagship company of Al Fahim Group, has introduced the newly-designed V-Class series featuring latest features. The new series is available in three variants – V-Class


Nissan in research bid to map future of mobility

Nissan is conducting a series of real-world experiments and trials to bring future mobility scenarios to life, which will assist the Japanese automaker to meet future transportation needs. The experiments are being done through several “Living Labs” underway at Nissan


Hyundai unveils new generation i30

Hyundai Motor has unveiled its first hints about the New Generation i30, which will celebrate its world premiere on September 7 before making its debut at Paris Motor Show next month. Peter Schreyer, president and chief design officer of Hyundai Motor Group, said: “It&rsquo


Audi vehicles to talk to traffic signals

German carmaker Audi is rolling out technology that will allow its vehicles in the US to communicate with traffic signals, allowing for a more stress-free ride in the car industry's first commercial use of the nascent technology. Audi of America, which is owned by Volkswagen,


Lexus invites entries for design award

Lexus International has called entries for the Lexus Design Award 2017, an international design competition supporting up-and-coming designers and creators worldwide. First launched in 2013 to stimulate ideas for a better tomorrow, Lexus is celebrating the fifth anniversary of th


Top teams to attend Dubai motorsport event

Top motorsports teams, competitors and key stakeholders will take part in the first Emirates Motorsport Expo, designed to identify a range of entry level opportunities for enthusiasts, next month in Dubai, UAE. The event will take place on September 2, at the Dubai Autodrome, Mot


VW gets approval for another 460,000 diesel-car fixes

Volkswagen has won German regulatory approval for technical fixes on another 460,000 diesel cars with illicit emissions control software, it said on Sunday, raising the number of vehicles cleared for repair to over 5 million. Approval by Germany's motor vehicle authority KBA

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