Wednesday 1 June 2016

China's SAIC-GM to recall 2.16m vehicles

General Motors Company joint venture with SAIC Motor Corp Ltd will recall about 2.16 million vehicles starting August 15 because the engine crankcase valves may corrode, China's principal consumer protection watchdog said on Thursday. The recall applies to roughly 834,000 Bui


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


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