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Skoda to start production of Octavia Scout from Czech plant
By ABR Staff Writer
Skoda has announced that it has started the production of the next generation Octavia Scout at its Mladá Boleslav plant in Czech Republic, and the car is expected hit the stores at the end of August 2014.
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General Motors to temporarily reduce production at Russian plant
By ABR Staff Writer
General Motors has unveiled plans to temporarily scale back production at its facility near St Petersburg, Russia.
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Volvo Trucks introduces gas powered trucks for short drives
By ABR Staff Writer
Volvo Trucks has introduced a new version of its Volvo FE truck, which is designed to run only on Methane gas.
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Ford now leads sales consideration with Millennials
Growing interest in utility vehicles among America’s 80 million-strong millennial generation – those born between the early 1980s and early 2000s – is bolstering purchase consideration for the Ford brand.
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Next generation Skoda Fabia to start production later this month
By ABR Staff Writer
Skoda is set to begin the production of its next generation Fabia at the company’s Czech factory.
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Tata Motors Group global wholesales at 80,151 in July 2014
The Tata Motors Group global wholesales in July 2014, including Jaguar Land Rover, were 80,151 nos. Cumulative wholesales for the fiscal were 3,08,442 nos.
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General Motors to invest $2.9bn in Brazilian operations by 2018
By ABR Staff Writer
General Motors has unveiled plans to strengthen its Brazilian operations over the next five years with an investment of $2.9bn.
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Ford, DTE Energy to build large solar array at Ford World Headquarter
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Ford and DTE Energy have joined forces to build a large solar array at the Ford World Headquarter in Michigan.
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Volvo Trucks unveils enhancements for 2016 VN series highway tractors
By ABR Staff Writer
Volvo Trucks has announced aerodynamic and powertrain enhancements for 2016 VN series highway tractors, in a bid to offer better fuel savings over the previous generation models.
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McLaren to introduce 650S Sprint at Pebble Beach
By ABR Staff Writer
British automotive maker McLaren will introduce its McLaren 650S Sprint at the 2015 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance.
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Yamaha Motor's 1st half operating income soars 62%
Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. announced on August 5 its consolidated operating income in the January-June first half surged 62.4% to 49.1 billion yen, or about 480 million (USD), from the previous year.
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Dongfeng Nissan to build Venucia design, engineering technology center in China
By ABR Staff Writer
Dongfeng Nissan Passenger Vehicle (DFL-PV) has broken ground on three new business units, Venucia Design Center, the Advanced Engineering Technology Center and the Corporate University, in Huadu district, Guangzhou, China.
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Ford Motor to establish new manufacturing plants in Africa
By ABR Staff Writer
Ford Motor has unveiled plans to strengthen its manufacturing capabilities in Africa, as it estimates industry-wide sales will grow by 40% by 2020.
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Volvo Cars reports 8.3% rise in global sales in July
The positive momentum continued for Volvo Cars in July with retail sales of 36,438 cars, up 8.3 per cent compared to the same month last year, driven by a strong performance in several key markets.
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Automotive parts plant blast in eastern China kills 69 people
By ABR Staff Writer
Explosion at an automotive parts factory in eastern China that supplies the western car company General Motors (GM) killed at least 69 and injured more than 180 people.
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Side Impact Analysis of a Passenger Bus using ANSYS/LS-DYNA By IDAC
The purpose of this project was to simulate the side impact of a car into a bus, in order to evaluate the amount of energy absorption by the bus, as well as the amount of side intrusion that could be anticipated. This has an effect on the level of occupant safety. The analysis required the use of ANSYS/LS-DYNA.... Design & Production > Automobile Manufacturing > White Papers Automated Optimisation of Connecting Rod By IDAC
IDAC were required by their client to develop automated macros to carry out design optimisation of connecting rods using the ANSYS program. Due to market competitiveness it was important for the client to be able to produce an optimised preliminary design (with a minimum weight in as short a time as possible). The objective of the work was to develop a customised procedure for the client to carry out rapid optimisation of preliminary connecting rod designs.... Design & Production > Automobile Manufacturing > White Papers Trocellen Lightweight Interior Trim By Trocellen
The Trocellen lightweight sandwich for interior trim offers a wide range of new application possibilities. Its thermforming behaviours allows complex geometries, the décor layer can be laminated without additional glue onto the carrier (PO foam).... Design & Production > Automobile Manufacturing > White Papers Trocellen Light Weight Composites By Trocellen
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