Auto Sector

Toyota Prius declared Britain’s most iconic car

Toyota Prius declared Britain’s most iconic carLondon, May 8

Toyota reports record earnings for fiscal 2007

Tokyo - Toyota Motor Corp.Toyota Motor Corp reported record earnings for the fiscal year

BASF plans to expand India Operations

BASF plans to expand India Operations

Peugeot-Citroen to build low-emission engine

Paris - French car maker PSA Peugeot-Citroen has announced that it is planning to build a new low-emission engine that will "significantly" reduce fuel consumption.

Australia's cars go backwards

Sydney - Cars in Australian driveways are no more fuel- efficient than those they drove when the Beatles' first album Please Please Me was in record shops.

Makeover for Land Rover Discovery

Land RoverGaydon, England - Land Rover has given the Discovery a facelift with some design modifications including body coloured bumpers, side vents and wheel arches.

Three new paint finishes will also be available for the new Discovery including Santorini Black, Galway Green and Bournville (black with a brown hue).

Other exterior feature are restyled 19 inch seven-spoke wheels.

Among the interior features are an improved Bluetooth telephone system. The engine remains the same as for the predecessor models.