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    CORRECTED-Mitsubishi recalls Lancer sedans with Takata air bags  

    (Corrects paragraph 1 and headline to collectively show that Mitsubishi is one of nine automakers, not the ninth, to say it will conduct a limited regional recall, deletes second sentence in 7th paragraph saying Mitsubishi was the last to announce recall) DETROIT, July 18 (Reuters) - Mitsubishi Motors Corp is recalling cars made with Takata Corp air bags in Florida, Hawaii, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands....More
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    Takata Links $440 Million Special Loss to Airbag Recalls  

    The Japanese manufacturer, which took a ¥30.4 billion charge in the year to 2013 following several global recalls of cars equipped with its airbags, still projects a net profit of ¥16 billion for the year ending in March 2015....More
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    Jeep Repair Deadline Can Be Moved Up, Chrysler Says  

    Chrysler tells NHTSA it can fit trailer hitches onto 1.56 million older Jeep SUVs by March, after the regulator approved the automaker's plan to protect rear fuel tanks by installing the hitches....More
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    Top GM Lawyer, Delphi CEO to Face U.S. Senate on Ignition Defect  

    GM general counsel Michael Milliken likely will be asked about his department's handling of private lawsuits filed over crashes involving the defective switches, while Delphi CEO Rodney O'Neal is to testify about his company's production of the parts....More
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    UPDATE 4-BMW to recall 1.6 mln cars on concerns over Takata air bags  

    (Adds NHTSA comment) By Ben Klayman DETROIT, July 16 (Reuters) - German automaker BMW said on Wednesday it is recalling about 1.6 million cars worldwide to replace passenger-side front air bags made by Takata Corp because the inflators could break apart during deployment and injure passengers. The recall affects 3 Series vehicles produced between May 1999 and August 2006....More
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    Chrysler Recalling 900,000 SUVs for Vanity-Mirror Fix  

    The automaker will repair the wiring in the vanity mirrors of some '11-'14 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango models to prevent possible short circuits....More
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    Barra Driving Change at GM

    Under CEO Mary Barra, GM is the only one stepping up to change the conversation and fix the long-broken mechanisms for protecting consumers from potentially dangerous vehicle defects and compensating victims....More
  • Newswire

    Software Problem Prompts Honda to Recall Hybrids in Japan  

    The automaker says the recall covers more than 175,000 Fit and Vezel subcompact hybrids whose engine-control units could cause the vehicle to move or speed abruptly....More
  • Newswire

    EU Investigates Hungarian State Aid for Audi  

    The European Union's executive body is investigating whether the Hungarian government complied with EC rules in granting aid to the German automaker....More
  • Newswire

    China Halting Sales Tax on Eco-Friendly Cars  

    The government will stop collecting sales taxes on approved models of electric, hybrid and fuel-cell cars from Sept. 1 through the end of 2017 in a bit to reduce air pollution....More
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    Subaru Recall Latest Involving Takata Airbag Issue  

    Subaru is the eighth automaker to recall cars equipped with potentially defective airbag inflators made by the Japanese supplier and sold in some high-humidity regions of the U.S....More
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    Tesla Hit With Trademark-Infringement Suit in China  

    Businessman Zhan Baosheng registered the Tesla trademark in China before the U.S. company began selling electric vehicles in the country....More
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