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Global vehicle sales will likely peak in next decade, analysts say

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 1, 2014
The planet that Henry Ford put on wheels is poised for a stall. The world will reach "Peak Car" -- a point at which annual global sales growth will top out -- in the next decade, analysts predict.... Read More »

 

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Ford tweaks India-built EcoSport for Europe

Feb. 11, 2014 08:05 CET
Ford has tweaked the EcoSport subcompact SUV for European markets as it hopes the model will help it return its operations in the recession-hit region to profit by 2015.... Read More »

 

Jaguar Land Rover sales fuel tripling of Tata Motors profit

Feb. 10, 2014 13:07 CET
Jaguar Land Rover reported third-quarter profits that more than doubled to 619 million pounds ($1 billion), helping to buoy parent Tata Motors, which is struggling to revive its Indian auto business.... Read More »

 

Tata Motors names Mistry interim chief as Slym successor sought

Feb. 7, 2014 11:57 CET
Tata Motors Chairman Cyrus Mistry will lead the automaker while it seeks a replacement for Karl Slym, the automaker's managing director, who fell to his death in Thailand last month.... Read More »

 

Tata boss Slym quarreled with wife before his death, Thai police say

1:34 am U.S. ET | Jan. 28, 2014
Thai police investigating how Tata Motors chief Karl Slym died said he had an argument with his wife on the eve of his death. Slym, a former GM executive from England, fell from a Bangkok hotel window.... Read More »

 

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Asia boosts status as production powerhouse

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 28, 2014
Where will the bulk of the world's cars be built this year? More than a third of the global total will be manufactured in Asia -- and we're not talking about Japan.... Read More »

 

Thai police say Tata boss Slym quarreled with wife before his death

Jan. 28, 2014 07:34 CET
Thai police investigating how Tata Motors chief Karl Slym died said he had an argument with his wife on the eve of his death. Slym, a former GM executive from England, fell from a Bangkok hotel window.... Read More »

 

HANS GREIMEL

Asia flexes status as production powerhouse

2:00 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 27, 2014
Where will the bulk of the world's cars be assembled this year? More than a third of the global total will be manufactured in Asia -- and we're not talking about Japan.... Read More »

 

Tata Motors Managing Director Slym dies after Bangkok hotel fall

Jan. 26, 2014 15:19 CET
Tata Motors Managing Director Karl Slym died after falling from a high floor in a Bangkok hotel. The Englishman, who joined Tata in 2012 after a 17-year stint at GM, was in Bangkok for a Tata Motors Thailand board meeting.... Read More »

 

Cooper Tire drops Apollo Tyres merger bid, citing financing

9:15 am U.S. ET | Dec. 30, 2013
Cooper Tire & Rubber dropped plans to merge with India's Apollo Tyres, saying financing for the transaction is no longer available following a valuation dispute with the Indian competitor.... Read More »

 

GM will open Singapore headquarters to back emerging-market thrust

Nov. 13, 2013 08:04 CET
General Motors will open a new headquarters in Singapore headed by former Volvo CEO Stefan Jacoby to oversee markets including Southeast Asia and India.... Read More »

 

Continental to concentrate more on growth opportunities outside Europe

Oct. 23, 2013 15:40 CET
Continental is banking on growth outside Europe to help offset continued weakness in the region and is investing in adding tire production capacity in fast-growing markets.... Read More »

 

GM found responsible in India emissions test case, source says

6:32 am U.S. ET | Oct. 22, 2013
An Indian government-appointed panel investigating General Motors' recall of 114,000 Tavera vehicles says the company flouted testing regulations, a senior government official who has seen the report said.... Read More »

 

Ford's tilt toward China, Asia begins to pay off

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 6, 2013
A century after Henry Ford's assembly line in Michigan moved for the first time, among the changes in Ford's vehicle production, none is more dramatic than simply where it takes place. Ford vehicles assembled in China and the rest of Asia now outnumber those built in Europe for the first time. By 2015, Ford will have the capacity to produce more cars and trucks in Asia than it made last year in North America.... Read More »

 

Lamborghini bullish on U.S., India as tax crackdown hits China sales

Sept. 23, 2013 14:28 CET
Lamborghini is counting on long-term growth in the U.S. and India to help offset a slowdown in China sales hit by a government campaign against conspicuous spending.... Read More »

 

Ford's India unit to recall more Figo, Classic cars

1:22 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 13, 2013
Ford's India unit said today it was extending its voluntary recall of Figo and Classic cars for remaining batches to look into potential problems with their rear twist beam and the power steering hose.... Read More »

 

GM picks interim powertrain chief following dismissals linked to India troubles

4:36 pm U.S. ET | July 29, 2013
General Motors picked James Lanzon, its top transmission engineer, to run the company's global powertrain operations on an interim basis while it searches for a permanent replacement for Sam Winegarden.... Read More »

 

GM picks Lanzon as interim powertrain chief

July 29, 2013 22:36 CET
General Motors picked James Lanzon, its top transmission engineer, to run the company's global powertrain operations on an interim basis while it searches for a permanent replacement for Sam Winegarden.... Read More »

 

GM axes top engine exec after faked tests force recall in India

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 29, 2013
General Motors is scrambling to protect its reputation and revive stalled sales in India after announcing a large recall last week amid reports that its employees intentionally falsified emission tests on a key vehicle.... Read More »

 

GM fires top powertrain exec, several employees over India emissions testing

1:45 pm U.S. ET | July 26, 2013
GM ousted its top powertrain executive over irregularities in the automaker's emission-testing programs in India that have forced it to halt sales of two popular models.... Read More »

 

GM fires global powertrain chief, several employees over India emissions testing

July 26, 2013 19:45 CET
GM ousted its top global powertrain executive over irregularities in the automaker's emission-testing programs in India that have forced it to halt sales of two popular models.... Read More »

 

Nissan revives Datsun brand with Go hatchback

July 15, 2013 10:19 CET
Nissan unveiled the Go five-door hatchback, the first model under the revived Datsun brand. The Go will go on sale in India early next year, followed by Russia, South Africa and Indonesia.... Read More »

 

Nissan to unveil Datsun in India in cheap-car push

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 14, 2013
Nissan takes the veil off the first car in its resurrected Datsun brand in New Delhi on Monday -- a sub-400,000-rupee ($6,700) hatchback that is part of a foray by the Japanese auto maker into cheap cars for emerging markets.... Read More »

 

Hyundai boosts production in Turkey

July 13, 2013 06:15 CET
Hyundai will boost production capacity at its plant in Turkey as output of the next-generation i10 minicar shifts from India starting in September.... Read More »

 

Nissan goes back to future with Datsun in emerging markets

July 8, 2013 06:01 CET
Nissan said its first new Datsun will be unveiled in India this month. The small hatchback will cost less than $6,600 and will be sold in Russia, India, Indonesia and South Africa.... Read More »

 

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