August 06, 2012

Nissan North America sales up by 16.2 per cent in July

Nissan North America, Inc. (NNA) reported July US sales of 98,341 units versus 84,601 units a year earlier, up 16.2 per cent. Nissan Division sales increased 12.3 per cent for the month at 86,722 units. Sales of Infiniti vehicles were up 56.8 per cent over the prior year, to

Ford Canada posts best July sales in 33 years

Ford Motor Company of Canada, Limited saw sales increase two per cent compared to last July, marking the best July sales since 1979. With 170,098 units sold, Ford of Canada is the top-selling automaker for the month and year-to-date.

July sales were powered by

Ford's global One Manufacturing System drives efficiencies, increases capabilities and lowers total cost of production

Ford Motor Company is supporting its biggest global expansion in 50 years by rolling out a single manufacturing operating system that will drive improved efficiencies, increase capacity utilisation and make the company an industry leader in lowest total cost production.

Renault to increase engine production capacity in Brazil by 25 per cent

Renault's engine plant in Brazil is to increase capacity by 25 per cent between now and 2013. It is extending surface area by 5,000 sq m to boost output to 400,000 to 500,000 units.

The plant, inaugurated in 1999 at the Ayrton Senna production site in Curitiba, has already

August 04, 2012

Audi launches the sporty Audi A8 L 4.2 TDI q variant for Indian roads

Audi unveiled the new Audi A8 L sedan with a powerful and sporty 4.2 TDI engine. The limousine sets new standards for luxury, with exceptional dynamics and efficiency. Equipped with a powerful 4.2 TDI engine, this luxury sedan will be available at all showrooms across

August 03, 2012

Ford plans virtual factory for ultimate assembly line efficiency

Ford of Europe is developing a complete virtual factory to simulate the end-to-end assembly line production.

This would enable the company to improve quality and cut costs in real world manufacturing facilities after creating and analysing computer simulations

August 02, 2012

Personnel changes at BMW Group Corporate Communications

From 1 August 2012, Antonia Niederlander, previously spokesperson for cultural involvement, will be Head of Social Responsibility for the BMW Group. In this function, she reports to Alexander Bilgeri, Head of Business, Finance and Sustainability

Jaguar India launches XKR Special Edition

Every Jaguar XK represents a compelling combination of advanced engineering and cosseting luxury, yet the latest additions to the evolving range – the XKR Special Edition models – further enhance that luxury quality through the introduction of hand-crafted 'Artisan'

August 01, 2012

Mercedes-Benz Magazine launches its 2nd anniversary edition

Mercedes-Benz India unveiled the 2nd anniversary edition of the premium lifestyle magazine 'Mercedes-Benz Magazine' in India. The special edition was unveiled by renowned author Chetan Bhagat, who is also the Guest Editor of the magazine and

Nissan names Fernando Menezes as Communications Director in Brazil

Nissan Americas announced the appointment of Fernando Menezes as Director, Corporate Communications, Nissan Brazil, as the company continues its business growth throughout Brazil and the Americas region as a whole.

Menezes, currently General Manager,

Tata Motors July sales at 73,491 units; higher by 15 per cent

Tata Motors' total sales (including exports) of Tata commercial and passenger vehicles in July 2012 were 73,491 vehicles, higher by 15 per cent, over July 2011. The company's domestic sales of Tata commercial and passenger vehicles for July 2012 were 68,627

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