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    UPDATE 2-Honda expands air bag recall after Takata complies with U.S. order  

    (Adds expanded recalls in United States, Canada) By Chang-Ran Kim TOKYO, May 28 (Reuters) - Honda Motor Co called back about 690,000 cars in Japan and the United States to replace air bag inflators made by Takata Corp after the Tokyo-based parts supplier last week agreed to comply with U.S. orders to expand some of its previous recalls. Honda, Japan's third-biggest automaker, disclosed the recall in filings in Tokyo and Washington....More
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    UPDATE 1-Ford to give other automakers access to its EV technologies  

    (Adds details) May 28 (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co said it would give other automakers access to its electrified vehicle technologies for a fee to accelerate research and development of such vehicles. Ford has more than 650 EV patents and about 1,000 pending patent applications on EV technologies, the company said on Thursday. (http://ford.to/1d1bwG2)...More
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    China's BYD to Raise Funds for Expansion Plans  

    The Chinese automaker, which is backed by U.S. investor Warren Buffett's firm, reportedly plans to raise RMB12 billion to raise battery-production capacity and develop new models....More
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    UPDATE 1-Takata faces questions over air bag fix as recalls expand  

    * Air bags can explode too forcefully, spewing shrapnel * Do Takata's replacement inflators address root cause? * Takata says confident new air bags are safe * Regulators, automakers pursue separate probes of issue (Adds details on Takata's independent quality assurance panel, paragraph 7) By Ben Klayman...More
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    Daimler, Chinese Tech Power to Team on Connected Cars  

    The German automaker's Mercedes-Benz cars will offer software made by web-services company Baidu that allows consumers to access content from their smartphones via their dashboards....More


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