July 22, 2012

BMW Italia S.p.A. donates 100,000 euros for education of children orphaned by the earthquake

BMW Italia S.p.A. will aid victims of the earthquake in Emilia by contributing the sum of 100,000 euros towards the education of orphans of victims, to support them during their studies for a period of five years.

In the last days the official ceremony took place at the BMW branch in

Renault-Nissan Alliance invests $160-million in South Korea to speed global growth strategy

Renault-Nissan Alliance will invest US$160-million in Korea to meet anticipated demand for the next-generation Nissan Rogue and to accelerate growth of Renault Samsung Motors.

Production of Nissan Rogue crossover in Busan, Korea, will begin

July 21, 2012

Daimler to build truck engine plant in China via commercial vehicle joint-venture

With joint truck production now under way, Beijing Foton Daimler Automotive Co. Ltd. (BFDA) is stepping up the pace even more. The joint-venture of Daimler AG and the Chinese truck manufacturer Foton will begin building a new engine plant next to its headquarters in

July 20, 2012

Boeing, Ethiopian Airlines announce order for additional 777-200LR

Boeing and Ethiopian Airlines announced an order for one additional 777-200LR (Longer Range) Worldliner, adding to the airline's fleet of five 777-200LRs. The order is valued at approximately $276-million at list price.

"The 777-200LR has

Honda begins construction of second automobile production line in Malaysia

Honda Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. (HMSB), a Honda automobile production and sales joint-venture in Malaysia, held a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of construction of its second automobile production line at the existing auto plant in Malacca, Malaysia. The

Mercedes-Benz unveils the new B-class – 'India's first Sports Tourer' at Buddh International Circuit

Mercedes-Benz India unveiled its soon to be launched and much awaited product, the New B-class, at the Buddh International Circuit. The B-class is Mercedes-Benz's pioneering product in the Sports Tourer segment. The car was unveiled by Peter

Ford uses pingpong balls to measure interior cargo spaces in the all-new Ford Escape

How many pingpong balls fit into an all-new Ford Escape? Approximately 56,778.

Ford has a unique way of measuring interior storage spaces inside its vehicles and those of its competitors, and it's not with a ruler; it's with pingpong balls.

"It probably doesn't seem like

Renault Twizy named 'Best of the Best Product Design 2012' in the Red Dot Design Award

Renault Twizy won the 'red dot award: product design 2012', one of the most prestigious international design prices. A panel of 30 international experts selected the Renault Twizy from the 4,515 applications submitted in this category as winner of the 'Best of the Best Product

A milestone for Automobili Lamborghini: 1,000 Aventadors produced

The Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 achieved an important milestone in its history, with the 1,000th vehicle produced. The Argos Orange vehicle with chassis number 1,000 rolled-off the assembly

Ford Philippines launches Mustang Sports Car; announces official market pricing

The new Ford Mustang made its much anticipated debut in the Philippines at a festive launch event in Manila, with Ford announcing official market pricing for the company's iconic sports car.

The new Ford Mustang will be available in the Philippines in two

Lexus announces pricing for 2013 ES 350 and ES 300h

Lexus announced Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Prices (MSRP) for the all-new 2013 ES 350 and first ever ES 300h which will arrive at dealerships next month. The 2013 ES 350 luxury sedan carries a base MSRP of $36,100, reflecting a decrease of 1.7 per

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