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    UPDATE 1-German minister: Hardware retrofits only way to avoid driving bans  

    (Adds details) BERLIN, April 21 (Reuters) - German Environment Minister Svenja Schulze has told a newspaper she does not think software updates for diesel vehicles in Germany will be enough to solve air quality problems and that hardware retrofits are the only way to avoid driving bans. The German car industry, which accounts for some 800,000 jobs in Europe's biggest economy, is struggling with a global backlash against diesel cars after Volkswagen admitted in 2015 that it had cheated U.S. exhaust tests....More
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    German minister says diesel software upgrades unlikely to solve air problems  

    BERLIN, April 21 (Reuters) - German Environment Minister Svenja Schulze has told a newspaper she does not think software updates for diesel vehicles in Germany will be enough to solve air quality problems and that hardware retrofits are the best way to avoid driving bans. The German car industry, which accounts for some 800,000 jobs in Europe's biggest economy, is struggling with a global backlash against diesel cars after Volkswagen admitted in 2015 that it had cheated U.S. exhaust tests....More
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    Ford tells WPP it will take bids from other ad agencies  

    LONDON, April 21 (Reuters) - Ford Motor Company said on Saturday it will take bids on some of its advertising managed by WPP, adding to uncertainty around the British ad giant after last week's exit of founder Martin Sorrell. While Ford's decision does not affect all of its accounts with WPP - and the agency will be able to bid for the rest of the business along with everyone else - it comes at a difficult juncture for the world's biggest advertising firm....More
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    S.Korea will consider injecting funds into GM Korea for investment -Yonhap  

    SEOUL, April 21 (Reuters) - South Korea's government will consider injecting fresh funds into the loss-making South Korean unit of General Motors Co, the Yonhap news agency reported on Saturday, citing the finance minister. The minister, Kim Dong-yeon, told reporters in Washington on the sidelines of a G20 finance ministers and central bank governors meeting, any injection of fresh public funds would not be aimed at repaying debt incurred by the carmaker....More
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    UPDATE 1-Canada, Mexico laud NAFTA progress, ministers to reconvene Tuesday  

    (Adds comments from Mexican private sector representative) By Jason Lange WASHINGTON, April 20 (Reuters) - Canada and Mexico on Friday said good progress had been made in talks with the United States to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and that ministers would meet again on Tuesday as they push to wrap up a deal....More
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    Canada, Mexico laud NAFTA progress, ministers to reconvene Tuesday  

    By Jason Lange WASHINGTON, April 20 (Reuters) - Canada and Mexico on Friday said good progress had been made in talks with the United States to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and that ministers would meet again on Tuesday as they push to wrap up a deal. Canada's Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland and Mexican Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo struck a positive note after a second day of meetings with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer in Washington to revamp the 24-year-old accord....More
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    Canada's Freeland says 'good progress' made in NAFTA talks  

    WASHINGTON, April 20 (Reuters) - Canada's Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Friday that "good progress" had been made in talks to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement and that negotiators would remain in Washington over the weekend. "We are certainly in a more intense period of the negotiations and we are making good progress," Freeland said during the International Monetary Fund and World Bank spring meetings in Washington....More
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    RPT-Canada's Freeland says 'good progress' made in NAFTA talks  

    (Repeats with no changes to text) WASHINGTON, April 20 (Reuters) - Canada's Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Friday that "good progress" had been made in talks to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement and that negotiators would remain in Washington over the weekend. "We are certainly in a more intense period of the negotiations and we are making good progress," Freeland said during the International Monetary Fund and World Bank spring meetings in Washington....More
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    German prosecutors may widen Bosch emissions probe  

    FRANKFURT, April 20 (Reuters) - German prosecutors may widen an investigation into auto supplier Robert Bosch over its suspected involvement in emissions test cheating to include dealings with Fiat, Ford, General Motors and Hyundai, according to the Stuttgart public prosecutor's office. German weekly der Spiegel reported on Friday that the prosecutors suspect Bosch supplied those carmakers with illicit emissions control software....More
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    Uber CEO and transport boss had second meeting over London licence battle  

    By Costas Pitas LONDON, April 20 (Reuters) - London's Transport Commissioner Mike Brown met Uber boss Dara Khosrowshahi in January, a freedom of information request revealed, as the Silicon Valley app fights to keep its cars on the streets of its most important European market. Uber is battling a decision by the city's transport regulator last September to strip it of its licence after it was deemed unfit to run a taxi service, a ruling Uber is appealing....More
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