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    Volvo Cars Adding Jobs, Raising Output in Sweden  

    The Chinese-owned automaker plans to add 1,300 jobs at its Torslanda, Sweden, plant that produces the new XC90 SUV, which has helped boost sales nearly 10% year-to-date....More
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    Toyota Recalls Nearly 1.7 Million Toyota, Lexus Cars  

    The voluntary recall involves three separate defects in seven Toyota and more than a dozen Lexus models....More
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    Toyota's China JV Recalls 93,700 Vehicles  

    Chinese regulators say the recall covers 93,700 Crown sedans built between Dec. 1, 2009, and June 14, 2012, to fix a brake-fluid leak....More
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    Chrysler Recalls SUVs With Possible Airbag Defect  

    The global recall of more than 184,000 '14-model Dodge Durango and Jeep Grand Cherokee SUVs involves a possible short circuit in a module that could disable airbags and seatbelt pretensioners....More
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    Suzuki Temporarily Cuts Output at Hungarian Plant  

    The Japanese automaker has eliminated one of two shifts at its Esztergom plant since halting production of two obsolete models and is preparing to build the refreshed Vitara....More
  • Oct 13, 2014
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    Thermonuclear Pickup Truck Wars 3

    This is going to be the greatest sales battle in the U.S. in 2015. Both strategies could turn out to be successful, but that’s not the way it usually works....More
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    REFILE-UPDATE 2-VW extends China JV by 25 years to tighten market grip  

    (Changes second reference to Li Keqiang in penultimate paragraph to Li from Keqiang to use family name) * VW-FAW joint venture extended until 2041 - VW * Enhancing Chinese JVs "a must" for VW - analyst * VW also seeking possible increase in FAW Group stake * VW 9-month group sales in China up 15 pct to 2.72 mln cars By Andreas Cremer and Jan Schwartz...More
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    Nissan Recalls Altimas With Possible Hood Latch Glitch  

    The automaker says the recall covers 238,000 '13-model Altima sedans with secondary hood latches that may not hold, possibly allowing the hood to come open while driving....More
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    Polish Car Production Falls 1.5% in September  

    While the car industry has bounced back from the usual holiday-induced slump in August, with the month-on-month figure rising by more than 140%, production remained more than 800 cars below year-ago....More
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    Chrysler Recalls Vans Over Unexpected Airbag Deployments  

    The automaker says the recall of 22,100 Ram C/V Tradesman commercial vans sold in the U.S. and Canada was prompted by 25 complaints of inadvertent front-passenger side-airbag deployments....More
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    CORRECTED -(OFFICIAL)- Chrysler recalls 21,470 commercial vans  

    (Corrects number of vans recalled from 31,497 to 21,470 in headline and first paragraph and adds that some are in Canada) DETROIT, Oct 6 (Reuters) - Chrysler Group said on Monday that it is recalling an estimated 21,470 commercial full-size vans in the United States and Canada to replace their head restraints. Chrysler, a unit of Fiat, said the 2014-model Ram ProMaster vans were assembled with head restraints that may exceed the allowable gap between an occupant's head and the restraint....More
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    UPDATE 2-Daimler, Renault-Nissan extend manufacturing alliance  

    * Alliance struck in 2010 has ballooned * The carmakers share engines and factories * Cost savings in excess of 2 billion euros (Adds additional comments from Renault, Daimler CEO's) By Edward Taylor and Gilles Guillaume PARIS, Oct 3 (Reuters) - Daimler and Renault-Nissan are extending a manufacturing alliance, the two carmakers said on Friday, adding that there were no limits to how the cooperation could evolve....More
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    GM Conducting Two Global Recalls of 524,384 Vehicles  

    The actions involvingmore than 520,000 Cadillac and Saab SUVs and Chevrolet Spark small cars bring to 71 the number of recalls conducted this year by the No.1 U.S. automaker, affecting nearly 30 million vehicles....More
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