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Magna Steyr to build cars for Mercedes, BMW, Toyota and Jaguar Land Rover

MUNICH — Austrian contract manufacturer Magna Steyr will be producing six models for four different automakers at its plant in Graz, Austria, starting in 2018, Automobilwoche has learned. In addition to the Mercedes G-Class, the redesigned BMW 5 Series and the BMW Z5, Toyota and Jaguar Land Rover models will also be built there. Automobilwoche, a business and trade newspaper

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Koreans Having Second Thoughts about German Cars

The Volkswagen Incident is making the huge popularity of German cars among Korean consumers ebbing away as market share of German vehicles decline in Korea.   According to the Korea Automotive Importers & Dealers Association on August 16, German cars’ market share hit 57.6% in July, the lowest this year. By contrast, that of Japanese cars stood at 15.5%, up 3.2% from a

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Mercedes Benz, BMW & Jaguar Aim Sales Growth in Indonesia

Premium car makers in Indonesia positive on growth with new models launch and growing upper-middle income class despite market remained flat this year-to-date with slight growth in Q2 driven by Low-Cost-Green-Cars; The latest luxury models, such as those from Germany’s Mercedes-Benz and BMW, as well as English-made Jaguar, stole the spotlight during the ongoing Gaikindo Indonesia International Auto Show (GIIAS)

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Slovakia Subsidise Jaguar Land Rover Plant

Government subsidy of 130 Million euros in direct aid to JLR. Additional costs include industrial park construction, infrastructure investment and road linking to highway. BRATISLAVA, Aug 11 (Reuters) – ** Slovakia’s state aid for Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) factory may reach some 600 million euros ($668.46 million) ** The government approved 130 million euros in direct aid to JLR **

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Jaguar Land Rover updates Range Rover with Semi-Autonomous Tech

Jaguar Land Rover is updating its Range Rover next year with new semi-autonomous and connected car features Standard driver assistance technologies will include Rear Park Distance Control, Cruise Control and Speed Limiter, Lane Departure Warning and Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB). For buyers who are looking additional semi-autonomous functions, JLR offer ‘Drive Pack’ and ‘Drive pro’ Options. Drive Pack includes existing

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Jaguar Land Rover Confirms Slovak Plant

Jaguar Land Rover will go forward with plans to construct a new plant in Nitra, Slovakia, despite the Brexit vote that will result in the U.K. leaving the European Union. “I can say that we took (a possible) Brexit into consideration when we were considering the investment in Slovakia,” Alexander Wortberg, JLR’s operations director for the Slovak project, tells a

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JLR could Open Electric Vehicle Battery Plant with Ford and BMW

JLR is holding talks with Ford and BMW about building a battery factory for future electric vehicles. Although in its early stages, it’s believed that Jaguar is keen to get the project started and build its first all-electric car, according to a report published by The Times. All three companies have plans for their own electric vehicles, and with Tesla

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