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    Volvo Cars picks South Carolina to supply toughening U.S. market  

    * $500 million investment seen initially creating 2,000 jobs * Production to start 2018 and quickly reach 100,000 a year * China-owned Volvo Cars looking to reverse US sales decline By Laurence Frost and Ben Klayman PARIS/DETROIT, May 11 (Reuters) - Sweden's Volvo Cars has chosen a site in South Carolina for a $500 million investment in its first U.S. plant, it said on Monday, targeting a bigger share of the increasingly competitive North American premium market....More
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    Fuji Heavy forecasts jump in annual profits, plans more U.S. capacity  

    By Chang-Ran Kim TOKYO, May 8 (Reuters) - Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd, the maker of Subaru cars, forecast a big jump in annual profits citing a stronger dollar and higher sales in the U.S. market, its biggest, saying it would add capacity there earlier than planned to meet red-hot demand. An acute supply shortage has been the biggest challenge for the Tokyo-based automaker as demand for cars such as the Legacy, Outback and Forester has shown no sign of letting up in the United States....More
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    Renault Expanding Argentina Production  

    The French automaker will invest $100 million in its Santa Isabel plant to begin assembling Logan and Sandero models next year for sale in Europe under the entry-level Dacia brand....More
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    UPDATE 2-Hyundai Motor plans to boost U.S. capacity as SUV sales rise-sources  

    * Hyundai's U.S. executives want more SUV capacity * Hyundai U.S. sales hurt by lack of SUV supply * Hyundai shares up over 3 pct (Recasts with sources say plan is to expand existing factory, adds analyst's quote, company comment) By Joe White and Ben Klayman...More
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    GMC Fastball Commercial

    The first of three television commercials for new GMC marketing campaign features professional baseball player Jeremy Affeldt, draws analogy between precision pitching and brand's attention to detail....More
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    Daimler Labor Leader Suggests Rethinking U.S. Expansion  

    Michael Brecht says the automaker should reconsider moving some production of Sprinter vans from Germany to North America, as the euro's weakness against the dollar has made European factories more productive....More
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    Suppliers Say GM to Build Chevy Bolt in Michigan  

    The sources say the automaker plans to begin building the all-new EV in October 2016 at its Orion Township plant in suburban Detroit that currently is operating below capacity....More
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