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    Hyundai Opens First South Africa Plant  

    Hyundai will start out building medium-sized commercial trucks at its new vehicle-assembly plant in South Africa's Gauteng economic hub....More
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    Jaguar, Land Rover Drive Threefold Jump in Parent Tata's Profits  

    The Jaguar and Land Rover luxury brands continued propping up the parent company's finances, posting a 22% increase in first-quarter sales and a 20.3% rise in operating margins....More
  • Aug 11, 2014
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    U.S. Luxury-Vehicle Sales Heading for Record Year

    The upward movement in luxury penetration to 12.9% in 2014 has been an ongoing process for at least 34 years since the segment held a 4.8% share in 1980....More
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    GM Loses Bid to Quash Lawsuit in Death Linked to Ignition Switch  

    The parents of crash victim Brooke Melton reached a settlement with the automaker last September for a reported $5 million, but a Georgia state judge says they can proceed with a new lawsuit based on information emerging from this year's recall of 2.6 million GM vehicles....More
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    Japanese Automakers Cut Parts Prices in China Amid Anti-Monopoly Probe  

    Toyota and Honda says their joint ventures with Chinese partners will cut spare-parts prices in response to the probe, while Nissan's JV with local automaker Dongfeng says it is "actively studying" responses to regulators' suggestions....More
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    UPDATE 2-Russian car market decline gathers pace - lobby group  

    * New car sales fall 23 pct in July yr/yr * Slump deepens after 17 pct fall in June (Adds dealer's comment, AEB statement on food import ban) By Maria Kiselyova MOSCOW, Aug 8 (Reuters) - The downturn in Russia's car market gathered pace in July, with sales sliding 23 percent year-on-year in the latest sign that Russian consumers are growing increasingly worried about the impact of the Ukraine crisis....More
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    VW Expands Recall of Chrysler-Built Minivans  

    VW's latest recall raises to more than 34,000 the number of '09- and '10-model Routan minivans with ignition switches that could be jolted into the accessory position and shut off the engine....More
  • Aug 8, 2014
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    Why 707 Horsepower Is Not Enough

    Ford, GM and Chrysler still are racing to be green. They just plan to burn a little rubber on the way to the finish....More
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    Ford Says Auto Sales in China Up 25% in July  

    Sales by the U.S. automaker and its Chinese joint ventures in the world's largest car market were up 25% in July and up 33% in the first seven months of 2014 compared with year-ago....More
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Aug 21, 2014
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Michigan, Great Lakes Region Still Core of North American Production

The Great Lakes Region is well-positioned to remain a North American production hub for years, perhaps well into the next decade....More
Aug 19, 2014
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Dodge Undergoes Brand ‘Purification’

The brand moves from overall mainstream to so-called mainstream-performance....More
Aug 15, 2014
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Is Your Classic Car Worthy of Historical Register?

“If we had a local fruit truck from Birmingham here or local delivery truck that is still around, a local firetruck, that’s every bit as important as the Washington Monument on the national level. It’s all part of our heritage, and heritage starts local," Mark Gessler says....More

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