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    Rumormill: Mahindra pickups to be assembled in Alabama beginning next year

    Never before has such a little truck had to haul so much baggage. It's been years that we've waited for Mahindra's T20 and T40 pickups to finally make it to America, and with a dispute between Mahindra & Mahindra's erstwhile U.S. Importer, GV USA, taking a long time to be settled by ...

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    Report: Mahindra still embroiled in legal dispute, U.S. pickup hopes not looking good
    1323698340 reports that – surprise, surprise – it may be a very, very long time before we seen the Mahindra T20 and T40 pickup truck on our shores. The Indian automaker has found itself at the center of a legal tempest after its U.S. distributor, Global Vehicles USA, filed suit ...

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    Video: Trailer for Bollywood's Singham flips our lids

    In a world where physics holds no sway, one cop is ready to take on corrupt politicians and the mobsters that pay them off... or something. Honestly, we don't care about the plot to Singham - a Bollywood remake of the 2010 Tamil film of the same name. What we do enjoy is watching two Mahindra ...

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    First global SUV for Mahindra dubbed XUV500

    Indian automaker Mahindra has announced that its first global SUV will be called the XUV500, pronounced "five double-o." The company says the vehicle's design was influenced by input from buyers all over the globe, including unnamed western markets, South Africa and, of course, India. The XUV500 ...

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    Report: Angry dealers sue Mahindra

    The dust-up between Indian automaker Mahindra and its jilted would-be American dealers is set to get a little nastier. According to Automotive News, several dealers have joined a lawsuit against their former partner that seeks both a refund for any fees paid to the truckmaker as well as punitive ...

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    Ssangyong unveils Mercedes-influenced Chairman H in Shanghai

    Korean automaker Ssangyong Motors has featured the Chairman H in its lineup since 1997. The automaker's luxury flagship looked kind of like a poor man's Mercedes-Benz, and based on the above photo of the next generation model, it still does, only more so. The 2012 Chairman E Class H was ...

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    Will Ssangyong market Mahindra vehicles in the U.S. soon?

    Ssangyong SUT-1 Concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Ssangyong, which has just been bought by Mahindra, has announced its intentions to start selling up to 20,000 cars a year in the U.S., beginning sometime in the next two to five years. That would mean that Mahindra could ...

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    Report: Global Vehicles drops lawsuit against Mahindra

    Global Vehicles U.S.A. was under contract to import the diesel-powered Mahindra pickup, but the Indian automaker claimed that the pact had expired. The drama between the two companies began over the summer when GV filed suit against Mahindra in Atlanta, GA claiming that the automaker was ...

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    Mahindra TR40 pickup only good for 19/21 mpg?

    Mahindra Pik-Up - Click above for high-res image gallery
    It's hard to understand how Indian truck/SUV maker Mahindra could miss its fuel economy goal by one-third. Mahindra's supposed U.S. distributor, Global Vehicles of Marietta, Ga. (which has been embroiled in an opera of lawsuits, ...

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    Report: China's BAIC gunning to buy Pininfarina

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    Beijing Automotive Industry Corp, or BAIC, is looking to buy Italian design firm Pininfarina. The Chinese automaker is already working with Pininfarina in collaboration on its upcoming models based on older Saabs. Since mid-2009, ...

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    Mahindra trying to back away from another U.S. deal?

    After Mahindra notoriously backed out of a deal with a U.S. supplier, Compact pickup fans are still licking their wounds over the news that the company's trucks won't be coming to our shores anytime soon. As it turns out, Global Vehicles USA may not be the only American company to have been ...

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    Mahindra reportedly inks deal to buy Ssangyong for $463M

    Indian automaker Mahindra & Mahindra has officially sunk its teeth into South Korean automaker Ssangyong to the tune of $463.6 million. For that low, low price Mahindra has effectively walked away with a 70 percent controlling stake in Ssangyong through the purchase of newly released shares in ...

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    Global Vehicles emails potential customers, attempts to explain delays. Again.

    Mahindra Pik-Up – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The plot thickens. Global Vehicles USA, the one-time and possible-still (pending litigation, of course) importer of Mahindra pickups has sent an email to those who have reserved a spot for one of the first 30,000 or so little diesel ...

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    Report: Mahindra introduction to U.S. 'indefinitely delayed'

    Mahindra Pik-Up – Click above for high-res image gallery
    We apparently won't be seeing any Mahindra trucks on U.S. roads any time soon. The company has announced that it has no date in mind for its American introduction, and that as of right now, its progress into this market is ...

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    Mahindra Bolero 'Attitude' delivers on its name

    Mahindra Bolero – Click above for image gallery
    It's been 10 years since Mahindra & Mahindra reworked its Armada SUV into a more civil machine. The company renamed its off-road machine the Bolero at that time, and since then, the beast has found favor with the police, military and ...

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    Mahindra adds Mojo to the motorcycle market with new two-wheelers

    Complete with colorful dancers and Bollywood superstar Amir Khan, Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd announced its entry into the two-wheeled market with the launch of two new models. The Mojo and Stallio are the culmination of a plan put into action back in 2008, when the giant Indian manufacturer ...

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    Mahindra brushes back Global Vehicles, "rejects any attempt to order" pickups

    Mahindra Pik-Up – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The automotive soap opera that is Mahindra keeps on turning. Today, the Indian automaker issued a statement regarding the claims put forth by Global Vehicles. Mahindra accuses GV of "engaging in PR theatrics while pursuing an ...

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    Global Vehicles announces $35M initial order of Mahindra pickups for U.S.

    Mahindra Pik-Up – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Mahindras road to the United States has been interesting so far, to say the least. It's changed the trucks model name, seen delays in a target launch date, caused delays and broken contracts. Many here in the states are eagerly ...

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    Autoblog Podcast #195 - Econoline, Panamera, hot-rod Foresters, Pik-Ups and Mount Washington

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    It's Episode #195 of the Autoblog Podcast, and Chris, Alex, Sam and Dan talk about the half century of Ford Econolines, Porsche's impressive Panamera sales, the death of the Mahindra deal with Global Vehicles USA, a possible ...

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    Report: Mahindra intentionally voided contract with U.S. distributor

    Formerly just a suspicion that had been whispered about, Global Vehicles USA CEO John Perez has uttered it out loud: Mahindra is thought to have delayed the EPA certification of its Pik-Up so that it could break its contract with GV USA. For four years now, GV has had a contract be the exclusive ...


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