automobiles

Five Things to Know About Mitsubishi Motors Scandal

TOKYO, April 28 – Automaker Mitsubishi Motors Corp (MMC) says it used non-compliant fuel economy testing methods in Japan for as long as a quarter of a century. Following are some details on the cheating scandal: * What did MMC do, and why? It rigged test data to overstate fuel economy readings of four mini-vehicle

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Red Bull, Aston Martin Team Up to Build Supercar

MELBOURNE, March 17 – Formula One outfit Red Bull and British luxury carmaker Aston Martin have announced a technology partnership to build an Aston Martin-branded supercar. Red Bull’s chief designer Adrian Newey will work with Aston Martin’s design boss Marek Reichman on the car, dubbed Project AM-RB-001, Red Bull said on Thursday. “This is a very

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Egypt’s GB Auto Urges Support For Industry to Avert Future Crisis

By Lin Noueihed and Ehab Farouk CAIRO, Nov 22 – Egypt’s largest car assembler and distributor GB Auto says it is pushing ahead with its expansion plans despite a dollar shortage that disrupted production this year, and urged the government to support manufacturing to avert future crises. GB Auto was forced to halt production for

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