Thursday 26 May 2016

Luxury car designer SangYup Lee joins Hyundai

Hyundai Motor has announced that the world-renowned designer SangYup Lee, former head of exterior and advanced design at Bentley, will become the vice president of styling at Hyundai Design Center starting this June.   Building on his past experience of designing various top


Apple explores charging stations for electric vehicles

Apple is investigating how to charge electric cars, talking to charging station companies and hiring engineers with expertise in the area, according to people familiar with the matter and a review of LinkedIn profiles. For more than a year, Silicon Valley has been buzzing about A


Innovations galore in Mercedes-Benz all-new E-Class

Mercedes-Benz is taking a big step into the future with its all-new E-Class, which features distinct design, exclusive interior and impressive innovations. Marking the world premiere of numerous technical innovations that enable comfortable, safe driving, plus a new dimension in


Toyota recalls 1.6m US vehicles for Takata air bags

Toyota Motor Corp said on Monday it will recall almost 1.6 million additional US vehicles for front passenger side Takata air bag inflators that could rupture. Earlier this month, Takata Corp said it was declaring another 35 million to 40 million US inflators defective at the urg


Ford seeks partnerships as it looks beyond car-making

Ford Motor Co chairman Bill Ford said on Monday the automaker would look for more partnerships with other companies as it moves to expand beyond manufacturing and selling cars and trucks. "You’ll see a lot of partnerships, a lot more than you used to see in the auto in


Nissan Kicks to be made available in August

The Nissan Kicks, the all-new global compact crossover, will be available for sales in Brazil in August, followed by Latin American left-hand drive markets later in 2016. Ultimately, it will be introduced in more than 80 global markets.       The Kicks


Ford to recall 48,700 EcoSport SUVs in India

Ford Motor Company has issued a voluntary recall of 48,700 EcoSport sport-utility vehicles (SUVs) in India to fix faulty fuel and brake lines and rear folding seats, the company's local unit said in a statement on Friday. Ford India Private Ltd will recall 48,000 EcoSport die


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