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  • ford.automotiveIT
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    Ford, St Petersburg University develop robust connectivity

    2015-09-29T18:29:09Z

    Ford is looking at space technology to build robust connectivity (Photo: Ford Motor) Ford Motor Company and Russia's St. Petersburg State Polytechnic University are in the final phases of research on advanced automotive connectivity. The project uses telematics expertise gained in space robot communications. “The challenge of creating a ...

  • moscow.automotiveIT
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    Newspaper: Russia mulls car import restrictions

    2014-08-18T14:32:40Z

    Expanded sanctions may depend on new western moves, Moscow officials say (Photo: Azov/Wikimedia) Russia may impose import restrictions on foreign-made cars if European and US sanctions are expanded further, according to a local newspaper. The newspaper, Vedomosti, said it had been told by two government officials that Moscow could ...

  • ford.automotiveIT
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    Ford looks into space to find connected car improvements

    2013-08-23T13:18:13Z

    St. Petersburg Polytechnic Associate Professor Vladimir Mulukha shakes hands with a mobile humanoid used in Ford's space research (Photo: Ford) Ford Motor hopes to learn from space robots how it can further improve car connectivity. The US-based automaker is embarking on a three-year research partnership with Russia's St. Petersburg ...

  • BoschRussia.automotiveIT
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    Bosch in bid to grow Russian business

    2012-12-19T10:34:44Z

    Robert Bosch plans to build a new factory in Russia on the expectation that the country's car market will continue to grow rapidly in coming years. The German automotive supplier, the world's largest, said it would invest some 40 million euros in the plant in the next three years. Construction ...

  • volvo trucks.automotiveIT
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    Renault sells remaining stake in truck maker Volvo

    2012-12-13T09:28:17Z

    Renault is selling its remaining stake in AB Volvo and will use the proceeds to reduce debt and make investments both in France and internationally. The French carmaker said the 6.5 pc shareholding in the Swedish truck maker is being sold through a private placement in Sweden and elsewhere. The ...

  • russia moscow.automotiveIT
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    Russia to overtake Germany as biggest European car market

    2012-03-15T17:21:39Z

    Russia is set to become the world’s 5th largest national market(Photo: Dmitry Azovtsev, wikimedia) Russia is set to overtake Germany as Europe's biggest market this year, according to the Center of Automotive Management (CAM). The German automotive think tank predicted that sales of passenger cars and light commercial vehicles (LCVs) ...