September 24, 2012

Ford of Canada announces four-year contract with CAW

Ford Motor Company of Canada, Limited and the Canadian Auto Workers (CAW) have locked in a four-year collective bargaining agreement after employees endorsed the deal in votes.

The new contract includes new job opportunities at Ford's Canadian operations

September 23, 2012

World debut for the Seat Leon at the Paris Motor Show 2012

The 2012 Mondial de l'Automobile will be a landmark show for Seat, as the company unveils the most important new model in its recent history – the all-new Leon.

Combining effortless beauty with greater practicality than its two preceding generations, the new Leon is the most

New Opel/Vauxhall engine plant inaugurated in Szentgotthard, Hungary

The Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has joined Opel/Vauxhall Management Board Deputy Chairman, Thomas Sedran, for the inauguration of Opel/Vauxhall's new engine plant in Szentgotthard, Hungary, exactly two years after the project was announced.

Chevrolet Volt wins What Car? Alternative-fuel Award

The Chevrolet Volt has been acclaimed as winner of the 'Alternative-fuel category' in the prestigious What Car? Green Awards 2012.

"The Chevrolet Volt is an alternative-fuel car without compromise. It can travel 40 miles on electric power then

Daimler acquires interest in startup company tiramizoo

Daimler AG has acquired a minority interest in tiramizoo GmbH, a Munich-based startup company in the field of mobility services. tiramizoo pioneered a new business segment when it launched a year ago with a fully automated online booking platform for local urban

Opel/Vauxhall invests 28.5-million euros in extension of Test Centre

Opel opened the completely renewed high-speed circuit at its Dudenhofen Test Centre. The modernisation of the test track is part of an investment totalling 28.5-million euros. At ten-million euros the renewal of the high-speed circuit, the centrepiece of the Opel Test Centre,

September 22, 2012

Renault Trucks to completely replace its range in 2013

During the Hanover IAA Motor Show, the President of Renault Trucks, Heinz-Jurgen Low, announced that the Long Distance, construction and distribution ranges are to be completely replaced in the spring of 2013. Highlighting the strengthening of each brand within

Volkswagen Annual Report is 'World's Best Report 2012'

The international judges of the ARC Awards named the Volkswagen Annual Report 2011 the Grand Award winner in the Non-Traditional Annual Report category. The corporate publication entitled 'Experience D(r)iversity', also won a special award: Out of 2,200

New York City approves Nissan as exclusive taxi provider

In a majority vote, New York City's Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) officially approved regulations requiring the replacement of retiring taxicab vehicles with the Nissan NV200 Taxi of Tomorrow. This milestone, which officially makes the NV200 the taxicab

2013 Infiniti M sedan receives 5-star overall NCAP rating

Infiniti announced that the 2013 Infiniti M luxury sedan has been awarded a 5-Star overall safety rating by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) under the agency's New Car Assessment Program (NCAP). The 5-star safety ratings system is

Audi makes space for new A3 Sportback in Paris

The latest Audi A3 appears in a new capacity at next week's Paris Motor Show as the third-generation five-door Sportback version makes its world public debut. By combining its sleek new look with a longer wheelbase than both its predecessor and its all-new three-

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