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Volvo Endorses G7 Ocean Plastics Charter, Aims For 25 Per Cent Recycled Plastics in Cars From 2025

Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, this week joined the G7 Ocean Partnership Summit, one of the most important environmental summits in the world. Volvo Cars is the only car maker to be invited to the G7 summit, underlining the company’s position as an industry leader in sustainability. The summit in Halifax, Canada brings together governments, businesses and NGOs. Volvo ...

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KIA’s BEAT 360 Wins International Design Excellence Award

KIA Motors has triumphed in the International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA), securing another prestigious accolade for design. KIA’s unique BEAT 360 brand experience space in Seoul won in the ‘Environments’ and ‘Design strategy’ categories. The international jury of design experts praised the experience space for its innovative and pioneering design philosophy. This double victory adds to the ongoing recognition and ...

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KIA Team to face Portugal in crucial Davis Cup Tie

The anticipation for Tennis South Africa (TSA) is over. Finally, the KIA South Africa Davis Cup team know who their opponents will be next month in the crucial Euro/Africa Group 1 play-off tie. With Ukraine beating Portugal 3-1 this past weekend in Bucha, Ukraine, on outdoor hard courts at the Campa Tennis Club, Portugal as loser will now face South ...

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Euro NCAP Latest Crash Test Results: Why Audi A6, VW Touareg Received Top 5-Star Rating

Both Audi A6 and VW Touareg have achieved maximum five- star rating from the European New Car Assessment programme(EuroNCAP), as Ford Tourneo Connect achieved a solid four-star rating and the new Suzuki Jimny scored three stars. In the latest result released on Wednesday, Audi A6 and VW Touareg scored particularly well for vulnerable road user protection including Euro NCAP’s new requirements for cyclist-detecting AEB. The Ford ...

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All-new PEUGEOT Partner Elected International Van of The Year 2019

The all-new PEUGEOT Partner was elected International Van of the Year 2019 on Wednesday 19 September in Hannover. This award recognizes the PEUGEOT teams’ commitment to a project that is at the heart of the brand’s development strategy. This prestigious trophy has been awarded before the official launch, which is scheduled to take place in January. The all-new PEUGEOT Partner ...

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World’s First Premium All-Electric Performance SUV Drives 369 km on a Single Charge

The Jaguar I-PACE has demonstrated its real-world usability by driving 369km from London to Brussels on a single charge. The all-electric performance SUV began its intercity trip on London’s South Bank, with its 90kWh battery fully charged, before heading to the Channel Tunnel terminal at Folkestone. But unlike the 80 million vehicles that have made the crossing by train since ...

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Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka joins Nissan as Brand Ambassador

Just days after her first Grand Slam championship, Nissan named 20-year-old tennis player Naomi Osaka its newest brand ambassador. The announcement was made at Nissan’s Global Headquarters in Yokohama, marking one of Osaka’s first appearances in Japan since winning the title on Sept. 8. Armed with her powerful groundstrokes and strong serve, Osaka became the first Japanese player to win ...

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Germany Rolls Out First Hydrogen-Powered Train

Germany on Monday rolled out the world’s first hydrogen-powered train, signalling the start of a push to challenge the might of polluting diesel trains with costlier but more eco-friendly technology. Two bright blue Coradia iLint trains, built by French TGV-maker Alstom, began running a 100-kilometre (62-mile) route between the towns and cities of Cuxhaven, Bremerhaven, Bremervoerde and Buxtehude in northern ...

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