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Land Rover unveils new diesel hybrid SUV in China British sport utility vehicles (SUV) manufacturer Land Rover has expanded its portfolio with introduction of Range Rover Hybrid Long Wheelbase at the Beijing motor show 2014, which is being held in China. 101012 > News
Volvo opens new manufacturing facility in Sweden By ABR Staff Writer
Swedish automobile manufacturer Volvo Car Group has expanded its production capacity in Torslanda, Gothenburg with the opening of a new manufacturing facility.
Design & Production > Automobile Manufacturing > News UK grants £133m to support innovation of better powertrain technologies By ABR Staff Writer
UK Government in association with automotive manufacturers Ford, Cummins, GKN and JCB has announced an investment of £133m to develop new powertrain technologies with better fuel efficiency and reduced carbon emissions.
Auto Components > Powertrain > News BMW increases i3 production to meet increasing demand By ABR Staff Writer
German automaker BMW Group has reportedly increased the production of its electric car, i3 to address the growing demand for the model.
Design & Production > Automobile Manufacturing > News
Ford develops electronic line-lock technology for Mustang vehicles By ABR Staff Writer
Engineers at Ford have developed a new control software technology known as electronic line-lock, which adds new racing features its Mustang models.
Technology > Automobile Technology > News Gatekeeper completes technology contract with Calgary Handi Bus By ABR Staff Writer
Gatekeeper Systems has completed installation of its solid state video safety and security system on 108 buses of the Calgary Handi Bus, under a contract worth C$233,300.
Technology > Automobile Technology > News Martinrea mulls over construction of new auto parts facility in US By ABR Staff Writer
Canada-based automotive parts supplier Martinrea International is reportedly planning to establish a new manufacturing facility at Riverside, Missouri in the US.
Automotive > Parts, Tires and Aftermarket > News

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Design And Production

Volvo opens new manufacturing facility in Sweden
25 April 2014 | By ABR Staff Writer
Swedish automobile manufacturer Volvo Car Group has expanded its production capacity in Torslanda, Gothenburg with the opening of a new manufacturing facility.
Design & Production > Automobile Manufacturing > News
BMW increases i3 production to meet increasing demand
24 April 2014 | By ABR Staff Writer
German automaker BMW Group has reportedly increased the production of its electric car, i3 to address the growing demand for the model.
Design & Production > Automobile Manufacturing > News

Auto Components

UK grants £133m to support innovation of better powertrain technologies
24 April 2014 | By ABR Staff Writer
UK Government in association with automotive manufacturers Ford, Cummins, GKN and JCB has announced an investment of £133m to develop new powertrain technologies with better fuel efficiency and reduced carbon emissions.
Auto Components > Powertrain > News
Toyota develops new series of fuel efficient gas engines
11 April 2014 | By ABR Staff Writer
Toyota will soon introduce vehicles globally with a series of newly-developed, highly efficient gasoline engines that achieve outstanding thermal efficiency and fuel efficiency improvements of at least 10%.
Auto Components > Powertrain > News

Technology

Ford develops electronic line-lock technology for Mustang vehicles
24 April 2014 | By ABR Staff Writer
Engineers at Ford have developed a new control software technology known as electronic line-lock, which adds new racing features its Mustang models.
Technology > Automobile Technology > News
Gatekeeper completes technology contract with Calgary Handi Bus
24 April 2014 | By ABR Staff Writer
Gatekeeper Systems has completed installation of its solid state video safety and security system on 108 buses of the Calgary Handi Bus, under a contract worth C$233,300.
Technology > Automobile Technology > News

Leasing & Insurance

Toyota Financial Services issues green bond for auto industry
25 March 2014
Toyota Financial Services (TFS) issued the auto industry’s first-ever Asset-Backed Green Bond in the amount of $1.75 billion.
Leasing & Insurance > News
Daimler to invest EUR500m in European Mercedes-Benz Bank business
18 March 2014 | By ABR Staff Writer
German automaker Daimler is set to invest EUR500m to expand its Mercedes-Benz Bank unit in Europe.
Leasing & Insurance > News

Supply Chain

Scania wins 114 vehicle supply order in Norway
07 April 2014 | By ABR Staff Writer
Swedish commercial vehicle manufacturer Scania has received an order to supply 114 buses and coaches to Norwegian public transport operators L/L Setesdal Bilruter and Agder Buss.
Supply Chain > Automobile Distribution > News
Daimler receives EUR7m order for Setra touring coaches
25 March 2014 | By ABR Staff Writer
German automaker Daimler has received a EUR7m order from Swiss tour operator Zerzuben Touristik for 15 Setra touring coaches.
Supply Chain > Automobile Distribution > News

Green Technology

Land Rover unveils new diesel hybrid SUV in China
24 April 2014 | By ABR Staff Writer
British sport utility vehicles (SUV) manufacturer Land Rover has expanded its portfolio with introduction of Range Rover Hybrid Long Wheelbase at the Beijing motor show 2014, which is being held in China.
101012 > News
Stagecoach installs GreenRoad in 1200 buses
23 April 2014 | By ABR Staff Writer
Public transport group Stagecoach has installed new fleet management technology known as GreenRoad across its 1200 busses in London, UK.
Technology > Automobile Technology > News

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