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    Toyota Testing Possible Replacements for Takata Airbag Inflators  

    A spokeswoman for Japan's No.1 automaker says it is testing airbag inflators made my suppliers Autoliv and Nippon Kayaku as possible alternatives to Takata inflators linked to eight deaths and more than 100 injuries....More
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    GM China JV Announces 'Green Car' Plant  

    The plant under construction by SAIC-GM-Wuling, the U.S. automaker's JV with two Chinese companies, will have annual capacity to build 200,000 "new energy" electric and hybrid cars....More
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    Report Says Daimler's Zetsche Eyeing Tech JVs  

    CEO Dieter Zetsche tells a German magazine automakers developing cars of the future will require "different types" of cooperation with high-tech companies such as Apple and Google....More
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    Toyota Bypassing Takata for Airbag-Inflator Purchase  

    Toyota is buying airbag inflators from Tier 2 supplier Nippon Kayaku instead of Takata, whose defective inflators have been linked to at least eight deaths and prompted a global recall of millions of vehicles....More
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    U.S. Regulators Study Failure of Takata Airbag in New VW  

    The NHTSA investigators have asked Takata and VW for information about a side airbag in a '15 Tiguan that ruptured in June, an incident apparently unrelated to defects in Takata airbag inflators....More

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