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Mercedes-Benz expands production capacity in Romania

Mercedes-Benz expands production capacity in Romania

An important milestone at Daimler and the Romanian subsidiary Star Transmission was celebrated today attended by numerous guests: the ceremonial ground-breaking for a new assembly plant in Sebes was laid in the presence of Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta and representatives from both companies. Starting in 2016 the new Mercedes-Benz 9G-TRONIC nine-speed automatic transmission will be assembled here. Markus Schäfer,[Read More…]

by April 4, 2014 Globescan, News, OEM, Web Exclusive
Freescale and Broadcom offer 360 degree automotive camera system

Freescale and Broadcom offer 360 degree automotive camera system

J Srikant Freescale Semiconductor, a major electronic solution provider to auto sector, and Broadcom Corporation have partnered to create Freescale’s Qorivva MPC5606E – the industry’s first fully-integrated, packaged microcontroller (MCU) and physical layer transceiver (PHY) solution for use in 360 degree camera systems. “Our collaboration with Broadcom resulted in a single, small-footprint solution that combines the image compression features of[Read More…]

by April 4, 2014 Globescan, News, OEM, Short Takes
Audi India on full throttle

Audi India on full throttle

Audi, the German luxury car manufacturer, for the second consecutive time sold more than 10,000 units in a single financial year. The company sold 10,126 units in fiscal 2014. It also registered a sale of 2,740 units in the period January – March 2014 against 2,616 units during the same period last year. Also it sold 1,404 units in March[Read More…]

by April 4, 2014 News, OEM, Web Exclusive
BMW opens Training Centre, launches M6 Gran Coupé

BMW opens Training Centre, launches M6 Gran Coupé

BMW Group achieved yet another milestone in India with the commencement of a state-of-the-art BMW Group Training Centre in Gurgaon.A benchmark amongst the group’s training centres worldwide, the new centre in Gurgaon is built on 2.2 acres of land and has the resources to provide training for all its brands in the market. Set up with an initial investment of[Read More…]

by April 3, 2014 News, OEM, Web Exclusive
Mumbai leads in Nissan GT Academy driver discovery programme

Mumbai leads in Nissan GT Academy driver discovery programme

In the hunt for motor racing talent in India, Nissan PlayStation GT Academy has witnessed promising racing aspirants in both Delhi and Mumbai, with the latter topping the leaderboard thus far. The award-winning and internationally acclaimed driver discovery programme will complete qualifying rounds in Hyderabad, Bengaluru and Chennai by June 2014 before finalising the quickest 14 lap times that emerge[Read More…]

by April 2, 2014 Events, News, OEM, Web Exclusive
Daimler Trucks announces top management changes in its Asian operations

Daimler Trucks announces top management changes in its Asian operations

  Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC) and Daimler India Commercial Vehicles Pvt. Ltd. (DICV), today reported important personnel changes in their Board of Management, which will be effective June 01, 2014. These changes have been decided by the Board of Management, Daimler AG, but as a formality are still subject to the approval by the Shareholders’ meeting and[Read More…]

DSK Hyosung launches ‘The Big Boy’ GT250 R in a new avatar

DSK Hyosung launches ‘The Big Boy’ GT250 R in a new avatar

DSK Hyosung today launched its best selling bike in a new look the – New GT250 R. The new bike comes with advanced futuristic styling, sporty graphics and aggressive design elements like stylish new headlamps among others. It comes in three colour options of red titanium, white titanium and black titanium each of which will be available in three tone[Read More…]

by April 1, 2014 News, OEM, Web Exclusive
Daimler and Evonik restructure lithium-ion activities

Daimler and Evonik restructure lithium-ion activities

Daimler AG and Evonik Industries AG are restructuring their activities in the field of electric mobility in Kamenz and Kirchheim/Teck, and are thus reflecting the changed market conditions. Daimler will acquire all of the shares held by Evonik in Li-Tec Battery GmbH (50.1 percent) and in Deutsche ACCUmotive GmbH & Co. KG (10 percent). This will make Daimler the sole[Read More…]

by April 1, 2014 Globescan, News, OEM, Web Exclusive
Updated  Chevrolet Cruze

Updated Chevrolet Cruze

Updated Chevrolet Cruze was launched by General Motors India today. Offering a blend of power, refinement and efficiency, the updated Chevrolet Cruze will strengthen its position in the marketplace with improved fuel economy for the six-speed automatic transmission variant. “We are constantly upgrading our carlines according to the evolving needs of the Indian consumer. The updated Chevrolet Cruze with all[Read More…]

by March 25, 2014 News, OEM, Web Exclusive
T 1 Prima Truck Racing: Stuart Oliver wins the debut championship 2014

T 1 Prima Truck Racing: Stuart Oliver wins the debut championship 2014

T1 Prima Truck Racing Championship, the country’s first truck racing event concluded with an action-packed 45 minute final race with Stuart Oliver winning the debut championship. The Tata Prima trucks proved to be a treat for motorsports fanatics in an intense race that witnessed a lot of edge-of-the-seats overtaking and high speed corner action. The debut season of the Championship[Read More…]

by March 24, 2014 Events, News, OEM, Web Exclusive