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BMW plans electric car battery factory in Thailand

| Atchaka Sibunruang, BMW, Electric Vehicles, Thailand | 18 hours ago

BMW plans electric car battery factory in Thailand

BMW is considering building a battery factory in Thailand, the country’s industry minister said to Reuters

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Nissan Leaf, Sentra recalled for passenger airbags

| Nissan, Recalls, Sri Lanka, USA | July 14, 2016

Nissan Leaf, Sentra recalled for passenger airbags

Nissan North America is recalling a total of 4,520 Nissan Leaf and Sentra vehicles for the 2016 model year for an issue with the cars’ passenger airbag.

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Mazda3 – Best Hatchback in Family Cars of 2016

| Car News, Japan, Mazda | June 10, 2016

Mazda3 - Best Hatchback in Family Cars of 2016

The 2016 Mazda3 was named as one of Parents Magazine and Edmunds.com’s top vehicles in their annual 10 Best Family Cars list. The publications admired Mazda3 for its design, practicality and kid-friendly features.

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Mazda3 global production reaches five million units

| Car News, Japan, Mazda | June 5, 2016

Mazda3 Global Production Reaches Five Million Units

Mazda Motor Corporation has announced that the total production volume of the Mazda3 (known as Mazda Axela in Japan) reached five million units at the end of April 2016.

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Outselling Toyota, Volkswagen Is World’s Largest Automaker In First 4 Months

| Car Industry, Toyota, Volkswagen | May 31, 2016

Outselling Toyota, Volkswagen Is World's Largest Automaker In First 4 Months

With many journalists assuming that Volkswagen AG’s sales would drown in the wake of dieselgate, going under along with the company’s sullied reputation, swaths of the world media succumbed to a serious case of confirmation bias. Quite the opposite is true: Volkswagen stands every chance to fulfill its biggest corporation-wide dream: VW might finish the year as the world’s largest automaker.

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Sri Lanka increases taxes for cars over 1000cc

| Car News, New Laws, Sri Lanka, Vehicle Tax | May 27, 2016

Sri Lanka increases taxes for cars over 1000cc

The Vehicle Importers Association of Sri Lanka said that the Unit Rate Tax for vehicles with an engine capacity more than 1000 cc has increased with effect from midnight.

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Dubai pushes the pedal to the metal on driverless cars

| Autonomous vehicles, UAE | May 2, 2016

Dubai pushes the pedal to the metal on driverless cars

Already home to the world’s biggest skyscraper, Dubai has another tall order to fill: By 2030, its leader wants 25 percent of all trips on its roads to be done by driverless vehicles.

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BMW’s i3 electric car is getting a bigger battery, 114-mile range

| BMW, Electric Vehicles | May 2, 2016

BMW's i3 electric car is getting a bigger battery, 114-mile range

BMW’s i3 electric car will have a little more juice for 2017, gaining a bigger battery to boost its electric range from 80 to 114 miles.

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Fiat Chrysler to recall 1.1m vehicles worldwide

| Fiat Chrysler, Worldwide | April 24, 2016

Fiat Chrysler to recall 1.1m vehicles worldwide

Fiat Chrysler is to recall 1.1 million vehicles worldwide over fears they may roll away after drivers get out.

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Mazda Begins Rollout of Aqua-tech, World’s Lowest-impact Water-based Paint System, to Overseas Plants

| China, Japan, Manufacturing/Plants, Mazda | March 1, 2016

Mazda Begins Rollout of Aqua-tech, World's Lowest-impact Water-based Paint System, to Overseas Plants

Mazda Motor Corporation has announced the introduction of its unique Aqua-tech Paint System at Changan Mazda Automobile Co., Ltd. (CMA), the company’s vehicle production facility in Jiangsu, China.

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