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SUV-fiat
Premium SUVs power the rising popularity of Fiat's 2.0 TD engine
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2.0 litre TD technology is derived from the legendary 1.3 turbo diesel technology which was a record breaking diesel powertrain in India. The 1.3 turbo diesel engine powered vehicles of leading brands like Fiat, Maruti Suzuki, GM and Tata Motors in the past.Different automobile-manufacturers named 1.3 turbo diesel engine differently.
Tesla
Tesla rolls back 'Full Self-Driving' software owing to false crash warnings  
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In a tweet on Sunday, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said the rollback was due to "some issues" with version 10.3. "Seeing some issues with 10.3, so rolling back to 10.2 temporarily," Musk tweeted. "Please note, this is to be expected with beta software. It is impossible to test all hardware configs in all conditions with internal QA (quality assurance), hence public beta," he said.
SUV-Astor
MG's mid-segment SUV Astor sold out for 2021
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Accordingly, the company opened bookings for Astor on Thursday. Subsequently, the mid-segment SUV was sold out in minutes. The carmaker aims to deliver 5,000 units within this year with the deliveries commencing from November 1. Besides, the company said that Astor bookings for 2022 can take place through the carmaker's website or from a MG showroom.
Tesla-Cybertruck
New Tesla Cybertruck prototype spotted with mirrors: Report
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According to the auto-tech website Electrek, a new Tesla Cybertruck sighting gives hope that the automaker might be testing a new prototype. Due to the low resolution, it's hard to glean a lot of information from the footage, but there's one thing that is clear -- the vehicle has side mirrors, the report said. Previous Cybertruck sightings showed that the prototype had no side mirrors.
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SUV-Punch
Tata Motors launch sub-compact SUV Punch at Rs 5.49 lakh
Newsmen Business Desk -
Tata Motors revealed that the designing of the new SUV Punch was a collaborative effort of  India, UK, and Italy-based Tata Motors Design Studios. The is available both in 'Manual (MT) and Automatic' (AMT) transmission options and built on the proven and modern Agile Light Flexible Advanced (ALFA) Architecture.
Mercedes-Benz
Festive Acceleration: Mercedes hopes to drive-in healthy growth
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Accordingly, the luxury car maker has already witnessed a 'v-shaped sales recovery' in the June-September period. The luxury automobile manufacturer retailed over 4,100 units during the July-September period, a growth of 99 per cent over 2,060 units off-take during Q3CY20. It has already crossed the entire CY20 sales volumes in January-September 2021 period
Ampere Electric Vehicle
Ampere launches new electric 2-wheeler for Rs 68,999
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The lithium battery powered scooter price will further go down when one takes into account the state government incentives for buying an electric vehicle. The model comes with a detachable lightweight and portable advanced lithium battery for easy charge in any five amp socket at home, office, coffee shop, or any plug-on-the-wall charge point.
SUV-Astor
MG Motor India launches mid-size SUV Astor for Rs 9.78L
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As per the company, the mid-size SUV comes with India's first 'personal AI assistant and first-in-segment autonomous (Level 2)' technology. "Enriched with features and packed with technologies never seen before in this segment, we believe that Astor will set a new benchmark in the segment," said Rajeev Chaba, President and MD, MG Motor India.
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Hyundai
Foldable steering wheel for future vehicles arriving soon
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The affiliate of Hyundai Motor Group said it developed a foldable steering system after two years of research. The company said it is currently working to acquire patents for the new system. The system features a steering wheel that can be folded inside the dashboard and move up to 25 centimeters back and forth to create more space for the driver's seat.
Elon Musk
Tesla begins rolling out 'full self-driving' software update: Musk
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"Beta 10.2 now rolling out to cars with 100/100 safety score over 100 miles," Musk tweeted. "Rollouts will hold for several days after that to see how it goes. If that looks good, beta will gradually begin rolling out to 99 scores & below," Musk has tweeted earlier.
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