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    Nissan to Build, Sell Infiniti Luxury Models in China  

    Nissan has formed a 50-50 joint venture with Dongfeng Motor to build two Infiniti models at its existing plant in China starting in November....More
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    RUSSIA SUMMIT-Russian car industry facing lacklustre two years -Ford's Russian venture  

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    EU Antitrust Regulator Says Price-Fixing Crackdown to Continue  

    European Competition Commissioner Joaquin Almunia, who has fined auto-parts cartels more than €1 billion in the past year, says he will hand over "a long list of other investigations in this sector" to his successor when he leaves office next month....More
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    Ford Trimming Output of European Best-Seller  

    The automaker will shut down production of its Fiesta hatchback for 11 days in October and November at its Cologne, Germany, plant as sales slip in the region's major markets....More
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    CORRECTED-Auto parts executives indicted in U.S. on price-fixing charges  

    (Corrects number of executives charged to three, not four, from Mitsubishi Electric, and four, not three, from Hitachi Automotive, in paragraphs two and three) DETROIT, Sept 18 (Reuters) - A federal grand jury in Detroit on Thursday indicted seven executives from two Japanese auto parts makers on charges of price fixing, the U.S. Department of Justice said....More
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    GM Recalling Natural Gas-Powered Vans  

    The automaker is recalling about 3,200 Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana vans from the '11 to '14 model years because they may have a gas leak that could cause a fire....More
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    Suzuki Recalling 453,000 Minivehicles in Japan  

    The automaker is recalling Every microvans and Scrum models built for Mazda following reports of three fires linked to a defect in the blower fan motor of the air-conditioning unit....More
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    Hitachi Escapes Fine in Chinese Antitrust Probe  

    Chinese antitrust regulators say they will not fine Hitachi Automotive because the Japanese auto-parts supplier halted monopolistic activity and proactively provided relevant evidence....More

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