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Raj Nair, Ford’s President of North America, exits company

Ford Motor Company today announced that Raj Nair, executive vice president and president, North America, is departing from Ford effective immediately. The decision follows a recent internal investigation into reports of inappropriate behavior. The review determined certain behavior by Nair was inconsistent with the company’s code of conduct. “We made ...

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Rolls-Royce Cullinan promises the best seat in the house


As the arrival of Cullinan nears and final preparations are made, Rolls-Royce this week offers a glimpse into what will undoubtedly be the best seat in the house. So much more than an SUV, Crossover or Off-roader, Rolls-Royce Cullinan will be Effortless, Everywhere, delivering effortless luxury everywhere its owner chooses ...

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Volvo launches new V60 versatile family estate

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Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, today revealed the new V60 five-door, mid-size premium estate, underlining the Swedish company’s position as a maker of cars that combine good looks with everyday practicality. The car was launched in its natural habitat – the driveway of a family home in Stockholm – ...

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Groupe Renault and EEM to create first ‘smart island’ in Porto Santo

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Groupe Renault, European electric vehicle leader, and EEM Empresa de Electricitade da Madeira, SA, which produces, transports and distributes and sells electricity on the two inhabited Portuguese islands of the Madeira archipelago (Madeira and Porto Santo), today announced the launch of a smart electric ecosystem on the island of Porto ...

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Volkswagen and IG Metall successfully conclude pay negotiations

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Volkswagen and IG Metall brought their negotiations on the company collective agreement to a successful conclusion in Hanover on Tuesday night. Base pay for employees covered by the collective agreement is to be increased by 4.3 percent effective May 1, 2018. In addition, employees are to receive a one-off payment ...

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Delphi Technologies reports fourth quarter and full year 2017 financial results

Delphi Technologies PLC (NYSE: DLPH), a global leader in vehicle propulsion, today reported fourth quarter 2017 U.S. GAAP earnings of $0.63 per diluted share. Excluding special items, fourth quarter earnings totaled $1.24 per diluted share. The Company also reported revenue of $1.3 billion for the quarter and $4.8 billion for the full year, an increase of 9 percent compared ...

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Groupe PSA and Qualcomm advance testing for communication between vehicles

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Groupe PSA and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM), today announced advancements in Cellular Vehicle-to-Everything (C-V2X) communication technology testing. One of the objective of the trial is to test C-V2X technology, as the first step of 5G deployment for automotive applications with direct communication between vehicles. Since ...

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Happy 25th Birthday to SEAT Martorell

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SEAT has a special reason to celebrate – the Martorell factory, the driving force behind the company, is turning 25 tomorrow. The factory was inaugurated in 1993, after only 34 months of construction work and an investment of 244.5 billion Spanish pesetas (1.47 billion euros). Since then, SEAT has turned ...

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All-electric Mercedes-Benz Trucks for the heavy-duty distribution sector: Sustainable, fully electric and quiet: Mercedes-Benz eActros to roll out to customers in 2018

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In 2016 Mercedes-Benz Trucks became the first manufacturer in the world with a heavy-duty electric truck. The technology pioneer is now taking the logical next step: putting its electric truck, the eActros, out on the road with customers. Ten vehicles in two variants, with a gross vehicle weight of 18 ...

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