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Mercedes-Benz: The new S-Class makes its appearance

From 20th July 2013 at dealers With its three development priorities of “Intelligent Drive”, “Efficient Technology” and “Essence of Luxury”, the new S-Class is broadening technical horizons at many levels. From 20th July 2013, customers will be able to experience the new S-Class ‘live’ at their local Mercedes-Benz dealership. “Even ...

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Chrysler Group-NextEnergy V2G project probes promise of battery power

Chrysler Group partnership with NextEnergy explores vehicle-to-grid efficiencies Chrysler Group provides four electric minivans and engineering support Project exemplifies Chrysler Group’s wide-ranging powertrain development efforts Chrysler Group engineers are helping to determine if electric-vehicle (EV) batteries can generate revenue as well as power. Chrysler Group has partnered with NextEnergy to ...

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New milestone in PSA Peugeot Citroën’s development in China

Inauguration of a third plant in Wuhan, with production capacity of 300,000 vehicles per year at full ramp-up Launch of the new Citroën C-Elysée Confirmation of DPCA’s market share target of 5% in 2015 Philippe Varin, Chairman of the Managing Board of PSA Peugeot Citroën, inaugurated the third plant operated ...

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SMMT: UK market strength sees CV output rise in June

Commercial vehicle (CV) output rose 1.4% to 8,480 units in June, off the back of increased volumes for the home market. CV manufacturing fell 13.5% during the first half of 2013 to 48,517 units. A fall in export volumes has impacted growth with just 51% of volumes going overseas for ...

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SMMT: June rise lifts half year UK car manufacturing

UK car manufacturing grew 1.1% in the first half of 2013, to 764,390 units. Growth follows 4.6% uplift in Q2 and 10.4% rise in June. While four out of five cars built in the UK are exported, higher output for the home market, up 24.4%, has boosted volumes. New Automotive ...

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World’s first full production fuel cell cars to arrive in the UK

ix35 fuel cell offers zero emissions and no compromise: Up to 369-mile range Quick and easy to refuel Safe and practical Trials key to London Hydrogen Network Expansion project London aims to become a global centre for hydrogen and fuel cell vehicle activity Emission-free hydrogen powered vehicles will soon be ...

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DENSO announces issuance of unsecured straight bonds

DENSO Corporation today announced the issuance of its eighth unsecured straight bonds with inter-bond pari passu clause. The conditions are as follows. 1. Issue amount: 30 billion yen 2. Coupon rate: 0.352 percent per annum 3. Issue price: 100 yen per face value of 100 yen 4. Redemption price: 100 yen ...

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