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Ford, India's Mahindra to develop SUVs, electric vehicle

March 22, 2018
Ford Motor Co. and India's Mahindra & Mahindra have signed an agreement to develop midsize and compact SUVs and an electric vehicle, the companies said in a joint statement on Thursday.

FCA envisions turning small Detroit plant into museum for car collection

March 21, 2018
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said it will transform the small former assembly plant in Detroit where the Dodge Viper was hand built until last August into the new home of its sprawling automobile collection, with hopes of one day opening it up to the public.

Trump sets China tariff plan, edges away from global trade war

March 21, 2018
US President Donald Trump signed a presidential memorandum on Thursday that could impose tariffs on up to $60 billion of imports from China, although the move was far removed from threats that could have ignited a global trade war.

'America first' pulls in Asian and European automakers

March 19, 2018
Slightly over a year into his term, U.S. President Donald Trump's "America first" crusade has convinced Asian and European automakers to increase production in the U.S. Yet, with new import tariffs on steel and aluminium looming, the manufacturers face a double-edged sword.

Driverless vehicles prepare for takeoff at Tokyo airport

March 10, 2018
TOKYO -- On a recent February day, a mini bus made by Hino Motors cautiously made its way along a public road near Tokyo's Haneda Airport at a speed of about 10kph. There were no passengers, and more surprisingly, no driver either.

India scaling back electric vehicle ambitions

March 8, 2018
NEW DELHI -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government, which in 2016 announced an ambitious plan to have an all-electric vehicle fleet by 2030 to lower fuel imports and pollution, now appears headed toward a more realistic target of 30% e-cars by that time. However, doubts remain about the likely success of the program in the absence of a clear-cut policy framework.
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