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The Mille Miglia is Alfa Romeo

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Roads are inevitably transformed by the passage of the Mille Miglia, and after travelling about 1800 kilometres, on the way home, the first sensation is one of having lost the way. It doesn’t matter which navigator you use: without the hundreds of red signs marking the route, no road looks ...

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NOx technology breakthrough or media stunt to halt diesel’s demise?

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Bosch recently announced, with great fanfare, a breakthrough in the automotive world: A new technology that would solve once and for all the nitrogen oxide (NOx) problem of diesel engines. Being the engine geek that I am, I ran to read the technical paper in which Bosch’s engineers describe the new technology in ...

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Vauxhall announces powertrain for new Corsa GSi

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After releasing first pictures of the new Corsa GSi in March, Vauxhall can now confirm its powertrain and performance stats ahead of order books opening in July, and first cars arriving in UK showrooms this autumn. Built on a Corsa VXR chassis, the new GSi is powered by a punchy ...

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Cummins named a top company for diversity for 12th straight year

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DiversityInc has named Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) one of the Top 50 Companies for Diversity for a 12th consecutive year. Cummins ranked No. 12 on the 2018 annual list, which included more than 1,000 participating companies. “The more we grow and expand globally, the more important it is that we attract and develop ...

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Harman named a leader in four key IoT service areas by ISG

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HARMAN International, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., focused on connected technologies for automotive, consumer and enterprise markets, today announced that the company has been recognized as a market leader in four key areas of Internet of Things (IoT) services by Information Services Group (ISG), a leading global ...

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Meritor announces fourth North America aftermarket distribution center

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Meritor, Inc. today announced the opening of its fourth North America aftermarket distribution facility − the Eastern Canada Regional Distribution Center in Mississauga, Ontario to fulfill orders from warehouse distributors and dealers in seven provinces. “The Mississauga center is another example of our commitment to further strengthening customer satisfaction and ...

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Alfa Romeo finishes one-two-three at the Mille Miglia 2018

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1928 was the year of Alfa Romeo’s first win at the Mille Miglia, and 2018 has been a record-breaking edition with 450 teams competing and three Alfa Romeo cars filling the coveted top three places: confirmation of the brand’s unbreakable bond with “the most beautiful race in the world”. Alfa ...

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