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Datsun on-DO Production Begins In Russia

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Article by Hamza Ansari
Datsun on-DO Production Begins In Russia
Nissan’s pocket friendly brand Datsun had started production of on-DO sedan in Russia. Manufacturing will be done at Togliatti plant that sees a partnership between the Renault-Nissan Alliance and AVTOVAZ. Approximately, more than 5,000 employees are said to be involved in the production of the Datsun on-DO. Special trainings are given to the supervisors and shop managers to get themselves trained to Alliance Production Way principles. The first vehicle rolled off the production was celebrated with a small ceremony. During the ceremony Vincent Cobee, global head of Datsun and member of the AVTOVAZ Board of Directors, said: ”Today our plans have become reality. The start of Datsun on-DO production here at the AVTOVAZ plant in Togliatti is the pinnacle of the Datsun project in Russia and [...]

Tata Kite Hatchback Spied

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Article by Hamza Ansari
Tata Kite Hatchback Spied
Hatchbacks are old; what have taken the place are the cars like Maruti Celerio, Hyundai I10 Grand, Honda Brio and more to come. One such name that recently sprung in the reports from Tata Motors to make its way to the launch paddock soon from the same segment is the “Kite”. Apparently, the car seen on the blog is seemed to be spied for the first time in India. The upcoming Tata Kite measures smaller than new hatchback Bolt but bigger than Nano. On the technical front, the car would be built using the same platform of Indica Vista with some amendments. On the overall count, the upcoming B-segment Tata looks quite different than the rest of Tata products. Sanand plant of the automaker will be utilized to manufacture it. On interiors and cosmetic front, the Kite will be designed borrowing [...]

Flawless Bonnie Thomas Wins Race 2 Of Volkswagen Polo R Cup 2014

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Article by Hamza Ansari
Flawless Bonnie Thomas Wins Race 2 Of Volkswagen Polo R Cup 2014
Bonnie Thomas won the second race of the weekend thereby registering his second victory of the season. Starting second on the grid, he gained first position at the first corner and dominated the race till the end. Bonnie was followed by Karminder Pal Singh and Yatin Magu at second and third positions respectively. With rains hitting the circuit half an hour before the race, drivers were forced to go with wet tyres. Although, the rains stopped the track did not dry making it difficult for the drivers throughout the race. Karminder Pal Singh started in the sixth position but climbed his way up to the second position by lap five and then held this position till the end of the race. Yatin started in the fifth positon. He climbed up to number two and then slipped to the third position which he retained [...]

BMW Group Opens First Driving Center in Asia

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Article by Hamza Ansari
BMW Group Opens First Driving Center in Asia
After Germany and US, it’s the Korea that got the first Driving Center of Asia from BMW Group. Located at Incheon, the group had pumped in 75.5 million US Dollars up to 2020 (77 billion Korean won) which had already created 100 jobs for the present. Slated to open its doors to customers by early August 2014, the BMW Group Asia’s first driving center combines both a driving track and a dedicated brand experience. At the opening ceremony, Dr. Ian Robertson, Member of the Board of Management of BMW AG, Sales and Marketing BMW, said: “The Driving Center is the next step in our commitment to Korea and to Asia. Korea is one of our fastest growing markets and now our ninth largest single market worldwide. We see more potential here and wish to grow even further. I am very happy that customers [...]

BMW Group Opens A Satellite R&D Center In Korea

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Article by Hamza Ansari
BMW Group Opens A Satellite R&D Center In Korea
Apart from the first driving center of Asia, BMW Group also announced the inauguration of a satellite R&D Center in Korea. The R&D Center began its operations at the beginning of July. By the end of 2015, the German automaker had claimed to hire a total workforce of 20 people. Dr. Ian Robertson stated that, “Being one of the most highly-advanced technological nations in the world, customers in South Korea have very specific needs and expectations. Both the BMW Group and South Korea share a passion for high quality products and to be at the forefront of innovation. Therefore we have established this new R&D Center in Korea to better serve the demands of our customers here.” BMW Group had defined the benefits of R&D operations to be implemented in threefold: the implementation [...]
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