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    Reports Say U.S. Settles With Takata Over Airbags  

    A Japanese newspaper reports the auto supplier will pay $70 million to U.S. regulators and car owners in a settlement stemming from defective airbags blamed for several deaths...More
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    Nissan Rechecking Takata Airbags  

    An injury last week to a passenger who was struck by small pieces of metal when her Takata airbag deployed prompted Nissan to recheck vehicles equipped with the devices initially declared defect-free....More
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    Fiat Chrysler recalls about 900,000 SUVs to fix airbags, brakes  

    (Adds more details on the recalls) Oct 30 (Reuters) - Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV said it was recalling nearly 900,000 vehicles around the world to fix issues related to airbag deployment and anti-lock braking systems. The company said it was recalling 284,089 model-year 2003 Jeep Liberty and 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokees SUVs in the United States to replace some components linked to the deployment of airbags. The company said it was aware of seven injuries related to the problem but no accidents. (http://bit.ly/1Mx9w8P)...More
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    Automakers Knock New EU Emissions Rules  

    The ACEA automakers group warns the tough new standards will force the early phase-out of a "substantial number" of diesel cars and make it harder to achieve carbon-dioxide limits....More
  • Newswire

    UPDATE 2-VW India to submit emissions scandal report to government by end-Nov  

    * Volkswagen India evaluating impact of emissions scandal * Says will submit report on affected cars by end-Nov * Company spokesman says recall decision yet to be made * Testing agency submits investigation report to govt (Adds comments from Volkswagen India, vehicle testing agency) By Aditi Shah...More
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    VW Scandal Likely to Delay U.S. Launch of Mazda Diesel  

    The Japanese automaker likely will delay the launch of diesel-powered models in the U.S. until after 2016 as regulators tighten emissions and fuel-economy tests in the wake of the Volkswagen scandal....More
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    EU Member States Divided on Tougher Engine Tests  

    Efforts to agree on tougher emissions-testing rules in the wake of the Volkswagen cheating scandal have hit a snag as member states disagree on how high the bar should be raised....More
  • Newswire

    UPDATE 1-GM recalls 1.3 mln older cars for fire hazard  

    (Adds details) Oct 27 (Reuters) - General Motors Co said it is recalling about 1.3 million older model cars in the United States to fix oil leakages that pose a fire hazard. The company said drops of oil may be deposited on the hot exhaust manifold through hard braking, possibly leading to engine compartment fires. The recall affects sedans and coupes from 1997 to 2004 model years, GM said, adding that it was aware of post-repair fires in some vehicles but no crashes or fatalities....More
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    Germany Invites U.S. Experts to Check Diesel Tests After VW Scandal  

    A German government official says VW has offered reassurances it will resolve the scandal, clear up how it happened in a transparent way and win back lost confidence in the company....More
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    Volkswagen Recalling Brazil Pickups  

    Volkswagen will recall Amarok pickups with 2.0L diesel engines that used cheat software to circumvent emissions regulations....More
  • Oct 16, 2015
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    VW’s Dirty Deeds Overshadow Bosch Celebration

    Bosch wanted to talk about its new research center, a massive hub in Germany that encourages engineers and students to set their minds free, but journalists had other topics in mind....More
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    Ford China JV Recalling 220,000 SUVs  

    The recall covers about 220,000 Kuga SUVs that potentially may leak fuel when driven over rough roads....More
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    Germany Orders Mandatory Recall of VW Diesels  

    German regulators say the automaker starting in 2016 must recall 2.4 million cars equipped with software intended to indicate false levels of toxic emissions....More
  • Newswire

    Report Says at Least 30 VW Engineers Linked to Scandal  

    A German magazine says internal and external investigations have linked at least 30 managers to rigging emissions tests in the U.S., and they will be suspended....More
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