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India’s Tata Motors to Introduce Tiny Nano Cars in US

Posted October 16th, 2012 at 5:50 pm (UTC-5)
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The United States — home of the big family car and the sports utility vehicle — is about to become the newest market for the world’s cheapest car — the tiny Indian-built Tata Nano. Tata motors said Tuesday it would like to introduce the Nano to American drivers within three years. The car sells for […]

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Moscow Drivers Cover Cars in White to Protest Putin

Posted January 29th, 2012 at 4:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Russian motorists staged a new protest Sunday against Prime Minister Vladimir Putin’s likely return to the presidency by covering their cars in white and driving around Moscow. Organizers say as many as 3,000 cars with white balloons, ribbons or other decorations drove around the Garden Ring — a major highway circling the Russian capital. Those […]

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Maharaja’s Rolls-Royce Heads to Auction

Posted July 27th, 2011 at 11:30 am (UTC-5)
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A Rolls-Royce Phantom, customized for hunting tigers in India during the British era, is heading to the auction house with experts predicting it could fetch up to $1 million. The built-to-order 1925 Torpedo Tourer or “Tiger Car” belonged to the Maharaja of Kota, Umed Singh II, who was an avid hunter in the western state […]

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China Forecast to Overcome US as World’s Biggest Car Buyer

Posted June 15th, 2011 at 8:10 pm (UTC-5)
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A U.S. market research firm says light-vehicle sales in China are eclipsing sales in the United States and that China could become the world’s biggest car buyer this year. J.D. Power and Associates, which tracks the auto industry, said that in 2011, automakers expect to sell more than 18 million vehicles in China, which is […]


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