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Volvo XC90 Awarded Highest Safety Rating

Volvo XC90 has been awarded the highest possible safety rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), underscoring its position as one of the safest cars on the road today. The seven seat SUV was awarded a Top Safety Pick+ rating, which is only given to cars that achieve full scores in all crashworthiness and front crash prevention tests and ...

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Rolls-Royce Celebrates Record 2015 Goodwood Revival

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars celebrated a record Goodwood Revival over the weekend. The manufacturer of super-luxury motor cars hosted customers, prospects and VIPs and also entertained the tens of thousands of visitors to the world’s most popular historic motor race meeting in true Rolls-Royce style. The Rolls-Royce Radford building at the March Motor Works – this year titled ‘March Mews SW1’ ...

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FIAT-Chrysler Marks One Year of Making Jeep Renegade

FIAT Chrysler Automobiles is celebrating the first year of Jeep Renegade production with a new virtual factory visit tool, accessible via Google Maps. Launched last year, the Jeep Renegade was a ground-breaking vehicle for the brand in that it was the brand’s first ever compact SUV and also the first Jeep vehicle built in Europe. Just a year after, more than ...

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Chevrolet Restores Damaged One Millionth Corvette

After more than four months and 1,200 man-hours of painstaking craftsmanship, restoration of the milestone one millionth Corvette – a white 1992 convertible – is complete. The car, which was unveiled last Friday at the National Corvette Museum, where it returned as part of the permanent exhibit, was damaged on Feb. 12, 2014, when it and seven other rare Corvettes ...

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Volkswagen Group Inaugurates Engine Plant in Russia

Following three years of construction, the Volkswagen Group last Friday inaugurated its new engine plant at Kaluga in the presence of the Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, Thomas Schmall, Member of the Board of Management of the Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand responsible for Components, and the Governor of Kaluga Region Anatoly Artamonov. In future, the plant will produce the newly ...

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Shell Partners with Ferrari

Shell has become Innovation Partner of Scuderia Ferrari for the next five years as part of a new agreement that will see the pair work closer together than ever before – not only at the top of Formula 1, but across a number of different projects. Announced ahead of the FORMULA 1 GRAN PREMIO D’ITALIA 2015, this arrangement marks a ...

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Standard Ethics Rates Pirelli Higher

Standard Ethics has upgraded Pirelli’s Standard Ethics Rating from “EE-” to “EE”. Pirelli is a component of the Standard Ethics Italian Index. The Standard Ethics latest assessment confirms that Pirelli has voluntarily introduced significant improvements in its corporate governance and CSR policies, harmonising them to the main international indications promoted by the EU, OECD and UN. Interesting changes have been ...

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Nissan Reveals July Production, Sales, Export Results

Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. has announced its production, sales and export figures for July 2015. Production Nissan’s global production in July increased 2.8% year-on-year to 376,088 units. Production in Japan increased 4.3% year-on-year to 82,668 units, mainly due to increased demand for the X-Trail. Production outside Japan increased 2.3% year-on-year to 293,420 units. In the U.S., production increased 7.7% year-on-year ...

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Kia Cee’d Upgraded with New Style and Power

Kia Motors Europe has carried out a comprehensive upgrade of its ever popular Kia cee’d, a model that has provided the foundation for the company’s continuing success in Europe over recent years. With more dynamic performance and Kia’s distinct style, the upgraded cee’d offers buyers a car built to meet the exacting standards of quality and design demanded by European ...

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Suzuki-Volkswagen Four-year Dispute Ends

…Suzuki Doubts Future Business Dealing with VW A four-year business dispute between Volkswagen and Suzuki has been resolved, courtesy of The International Chamber of Commerce. The resolution ended in favour of Suzuki, who had since 2011 demanded that VW sold 19.9% shares the former held in Suzuki. As reported by BBC’s yesterday (Sunday), Suzuki demanded to end its relationship with VW, because ...

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