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Automakers warn of up to 45% sales drop as economy slumps due to pandemic; seek govt help in crisis
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Automakers warn of up to 45% sales drop as economy slumps due to pandemic; seek govt help in crisis

The auto industry is already reeling, with sales of cars, SUVs, trucks and motorbikes falling 18 percent last fiscal year to 21.5 million vehicles due to an economic slowdown.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Volkswagen, BMW, Mercedes take online sales route during lockdown
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Volkswagen, BMW, Mercedes take online sales route during lockdown

German automakers Volkswagen, BMW and Mercedes on Monday said they have introduced online sales initiatives in India in order to help customers book vehicles from the safety of their homes amid the coronavirus pandemic

Volkswagen offers cars for relief efforts in US Coronavirus-hit regions
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Volkswagen offers cars for relief efforts in US Coronavirus-hit regions

The loaner cars can be called upon for delivering food to a local food bank, transporting masks and gowns.

US football gets first woman president in Cindy Parlow Cone amid fallout over federation's 'sexist' legal stance in gender discrimination lawsuit
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US football gets first woman president in Cindy Parlow Cone amid fallout over federation's 'sexist' legal stance in gender discrimination lawsuit

Now 41, Parlow Cone scored 75 goals in 158 appearances for the USA from 1995 to 2006, winning the 1999 World Cup and two Olympic gold medals with the team

US Soccer Federation president Carlos Cordeiro resigns amid outcry over offensive comments in gender discrimination lawsuit
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US Soccer Federation president Carlos Cordeiro resigns amid outcry over offensive comments in gender discrimination lawsuit

The USSF sparked a backlash when its legal papers in a gender discrimination lawsuit claimed the women's national team players had less physical ability and responsibility than their male counterparts

Volkswagen plans to tap electric car batteries to compete with power firms
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Volkswagen plans to tap electric car batteries to compete with power firms

Electric car batteries could be used to stabilise the energy grid by charging the battery in times of excess supply.

Volkswagen aims to produce 1.5 million battery-powered cars by the end of 2023
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Volkswagen aims to produce 1.5 million battery-powered cars by the end of 2023

In 2019, Volkswagen turned out 70,000 units of EVs, whereas, the company only produced 50,000 units in 2018.

2019 in Auto: From launch of Tata Harrier to Fame2 EV subsidy, automotive milestones of the year
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2019 in Auto: From launch of Tata Harrier to Fame2 EV subsidy, automotive milestones of the year

As we head into 2020, we can't help but think that everything that happened in 2019 seemed like beginnings of a massive shift in the auto sector.

The electric vehicle market is exploding but India is far from equipped for it
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The electric vehicle market is exploding but India is far from equipped for it

The global market for EVs is expected to grow from two percent currently to over 30 percent in 2030.

Maruti parent Suzuki Motor Corp says company no longer gung-ho about India’s auto market
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Maruti parent Suzuki Motor Corp says company no longer gung-ho about India’s auto market

Suzuki Motor Corp said it was no longer gung-ho about India’s auto market, the world’s fourth-largest, where it has seen relentless growth in the past seven years. And the parent of the country’s biggest car maker is not alone

Germany's vehicle authority sets Audi ultimatum to remove illegal diesel software: Report
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Germany's vehicle authority sets Audi ultimatum to remove illegal diesel software: Report

Audi is facing penalties for its failure to remove illegal software from diesel cars that can manipulate emissions levels.

India to woo foreign firms like Apple, Foxconn and other to capitalise on US-China trade war: Report
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India to woo foreign firms like Apple, Foxconn and other to capitalise on US-China trade war: Report

The trade war between the US and China, the world’s two largest economies, has led to higher tariffs on goods worth billions of dollars

US President Donald Trump singles out Ford Motor Co for not backing fuel economy rollback
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US President Donald Trump singles out Ford Motor Co for not backing fuel economy rollback

Ford is one of four automaker, that reached a voluntary agreement with California on fuel efficiency rules defying Trump

As Volkswagen ceases production of Beetle, Mumbai's 'Bug' aficionados share memories of iconic car
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As Volkswagen ceases production of Beetle, Mumbai's 'Bug' aficionados share memories of iconic car

On 10 July, the last Volkswagen Beetle rolled off the company's assembly line in Mexico. The iconic car had been in production since 1938 and has enamoured generations of car lovers across the globe.

Self-driving tech company Aurora partners with Fiat Chrysler to build autonomous platforms
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Self-driving tech company Aurora partners with Fiat Chrysler to build autonomous platforms

Aurora already has partnerships with Volkswagen AG, Hyundai Motor Co and China’s Byton to develop and test self-driving systems

VW wins worker backing for restructuring with $1.1 billion battery plant
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VW wins worker backing for restructuring with $1.1 billion battery plant

Chief Executive Herbert Diess needs the support of Volkswagen's powerful unions to simplify the German company

Explainer: Betting on the past? Europe decides on connected car standards
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Explainer: Betting on the past? Europe decides on connected car standards

Advocates of the alternative C-V2X standard say their technology is already viable.

Volkswagen unveils fully-electric SUV ID. ROOMZZ to compete with Tesla's Model X
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Volkswagen unveils fully-electric SUV ID. ROOMZZ to compete with Tesla's Model X

The Volkswagen ID. ROOMZZ can go up to 450 kilometres in a single charge.

Telco lobby urges EU lawmakers to spurn push for Wi-Fi car standard
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Telco lobby urges EU lawmakers to spurn push for Wi-Fi car standard

The Commission's decision will impact telcos providing the equipment for high-speed networks.