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BMW Group Sustains Success

After another strong performance in the first half of 2017, the BMW Group has expressed its committed to implementing its Strategy NUMBER ONE > NEXT with the ultimate aim of shaping the mobility of the future and the transformation of the automobile sector. In a press statement on Friday, the Group said its primary focus would be on expanding electric ...

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Welsh Ports Key to BREXIT Success, Says FTA

…Warns Against Reintroduction of Border Checks Welsh ports are key to the future success of Britain’s trading relationships post-Brexit, says the Freight Transport Association (FTA), which represents the UK’s freight and logistics industry. Following today’s (4 August 2017) publication of the results of the National Assembly for Wales’ inquiry into the implication of Brexit for Welsh Ports, FTA has called ...

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Insurers Panic over Increasing Popularity of Autonomous Vehicles

British Insurers have highlighted the potential dangers of ‘autonomous ambiguity’, as vehicles with different levels of autonomy, or driverless technology, increasingly become a feature of UK roads. With important and wide-reaching changes being defined by international regulators on what Assisted and Automated systems can and can’t do, the Automated Driving Insurer Group (ADIG), led by the Association of British Insurers ...

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South Africa: Positive New Vehicle Sales on Back of Lower Price Inflation

South Africa’s new vehicle sales grew 4.1% in July, with a total of 46 719 units sold, according to the latest aggregated sales data from the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (NAAMSA). While industry sales were up marginally in June, with 0.9% growth, the positive performance proves to be good news for this year’s sales figures. Year-to-date, total ...

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Kia Niro, Soul, Cadenza Top Ratings from J.D. POWER 

Kia Motors has earned three J.D. Power Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) awards with the Kia Niro, Kia Soul, and Kia Cadenza, all garnering awards in their respective segments.  Kia is the only non-premium brand to register wins in three segments (in a three-way tie with two premium brands), earning accolades in the Small SUV segment (Niro), Compact Multi-Purpose ...

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Fiat Enters Into Prestigious Partnership with Bulgari

Fiat and Bulgari have entered into a prestigious partnership, which forms an integral part of Bulgari’s “Roman Holiday” creative campaign, expressing the exuberant spirit and ‘joie de vivre’ of the two all-Italian brands. Not less than 1,600 exquisite pottery scale miniatures of the historic Fiat 500F have been produced for the campaign and will adorn the windows of around 300 ...

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Continental to Showcase Life-Saving Technology at Mercedes-Benz World

As partner in excellence at Mercedes-Benz World, Continental Tyres is inviting drivers to experience life-saving technology, Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB), for the first time at the facility. Continental will offer the demonstrations from 31st July until 13th August, at Mercedes-Benz World based at the Brooklands motor circuit in United Kingdom. AEB systems help to avoid accidents by identifying critical situations ...

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