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Automotive Press Release : 23 Mar 2017

Honda unveils features of i-DTEC DIESEL TURBO Engine that comes with the 9-speed automatic transmission in The All-new Honda CR-V ahead of its official launch on March 24 Automotive—23 Mar 17

Honda Automobile (Thailand) Co., Ltd., unveiled appealing features of its advanced intelligent powertrain i-DTEC DIESEL TURBO Engine for the first time in Thailand integrated with 9-speed automatic transmission in the 'All-new, fifth-generation Honda

London Taxi Company Inaugurates GBP300 Million New Vehicle Plant Automotive—23 Mar 17

COVENTRY, England--23 Mar--PRNewswire/InfoQuest

The London Taxi Company (LTC) today announced the official opening of the UK's first car plant dedicated solely to the production of range-extended electric vehicles. This new, state-of-the-art, vehicle plant in Ansty, Coventry, is where the world's first purpose-built, mass-market electric taxi will be built.

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LTC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Geely, has invested more than GBP300m in the new site and the next-generation London taxi, which will be produced at the plant and exported around the world. The investment and expansion of LTC has created more than 1,000 new jobs, including 200 engineers and 30 apprenticeships.

The site has the capacity to build more than 20,000 vehicles per year - vehicles designed for, and dedicated to one task: to be the best ultra-low emission commercial vehicles in the world. The taxi vehicle is using proven Volvo Car electric powertrain system technologies and components comprising a new EV light weight platform, while retaining the iconic design heritage recognised around the world. Further derivatives of this new EV architecture will follow.

All vehicles produced at this plant will