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GM to offer Android Auto and Apple CarPlay in 14 Chevrolet models General Motors (GM) will arm 14 Chevrolet vehicles with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay to help drivers focus on road. Technology > Automobile Technology > News
Motiv Power Systems opens powertrain facility in California By ABR Staff Writer
Control systems maker Motiv Power Systems has opened a new manufacturing plant in Hayward, California, and recireceived $8.1m in grant from California Energy Commission (CEC) to commercialize its all-electric powertrain.
News Daimler opens bus facility in India By ABR Staff Writer
German automobile major Daimler has opened a bus manufacturing unit at Oragadam, near Chennai in India, with an investment of around $66m.
News Ford Motor opens up patents to competitors By ABR Staff Writer
Ford Motor has opened the door to its treasure trove of electrified vehicle technology patents for its competitors to assist the progress of research and development on that front.
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Road deaths down 42% internationally, says IRTAD By ABR Staff Writer
Deaths caused in road mishaps have tanked 42% overall in 28 IRTAD countries since 2000,
News Valspar acquires two coating businesses from Quest Specialty Chemicals By ABR Staff Writer
US-based paint and coating maker Valspar has entered into an agreement with Quest Specialty Chemicals to acquire its performance coatings businesses.
News Volkswagen's Chattanooga facility to generate 9,800 jobs By ABR Staff Writer
Tennessee state in the US is likely to witness creation of 9,800 jobs, thanks to the expansion of German carmaker Volkswagen's Chattanooga facility.
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Design And Production

Daimler opens bus facility in India
By ABR Staff Writer
German automobile major Daimler has opened a bus manufacturing unit at Oragadam, near Chennai in India, with an investment of around $66m.
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Jungheinrich introduces high-energy efficiency ‘indoor, outdoor’ reach trucks
By ABR Staff Writer
Jungheinrich has launched new C series reach trucks, the ETV C16 and ETV C20 models are able to transport loads of up to two tonnes and are equally suited to indoor and outdoor operations.
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Auto Components

Motiv Power Systems opens powertrain facility in California
By ABR Staff Writer
Control systems maker Motiv Power Systems has opened a new manufacturing plant in Hayward, California, and recireceived $8.1m in grant from California Energy Commission (CEC) to commercialize its all-electric powertrain.
News
Valspar acquires two coating businesses from Quest Specialty Chemicals
By ABR Staff Writer
US-based paint and coating maker Valspar has entered into an agreement with Quest Specialty Chemicals to acquire its performance coatings businesses.
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Technology

GM to offer Android Auto and Apple CarPlay in 14 Chevrolet models
By ABR Staff Writer
General Motors (GM) will arm 14 Chevrolet vehicles with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay to help drivers focus on road.
News
JLR seeks to read driver's mind for developing future models
By ABR Staff Writer
British automobile maker Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) looks to extract inputs from the sub-conscious realm of human mind to develop its next-generation vehicles.
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Leasing & Insurance

Ford brings car-sharing experiment to London
By ABR Staff Writer
Ford Motor Company will begin making its London-based GoDrive car-sharing service available to the public, offering flexible, practical and affordable access to a fleet of cars for one-way journeys with easy parking throughout the city.
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Ryder System adds 1000 automatic transmission trucks to North American rental fleet
By ABR Staff Writer
Commercial fleet management company Ryder System will be deploying more than 1,000 new automatic transmission trucks to expand its North American rental fleet.
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Supply Chain

Renault-Nissan to provide 200 EVs for UN climate conference in Paris
By ABR Staff Writer
The Renault-Nissan Alliance will supply a fleet of 200 electric vehicles (EVs) for the United Nation's COP21 climate conference to be held in Paris this November.
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Market woes hit carmakers in China and Russia
By ABR Staff Writer
Automobile markets in China and Russia are losing steam, bearing down on automobile manufacturers.
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Green Technology

Ford Motor opens up patents to competitors
By ABR Staff Writer
Ford Motor has opened the door to its treasure trove of electrified vehicle technology patents for its competitors to assist the progress of research and development on that front.
News
Volkswagen's Chattanooga facility to generate 9,800 jobs
By ABR Staff Writer
Tennessee state in the US is likely to witness creation of 9,800 jobs, thanks to the expansion of German carmaker Volkswagen's Chattanooga facility.
News

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