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    Brembo Chair Sees Limited Fallout From VW Scandal  

    Alberto Bombassei says the Volkswagen emissions scandal's impact on Italian suppliers could be "significant yet not dramatic" and the consequences for his company, which supplies brakes to Ferrari and Porsche, likely would be "modest."...More
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    Takata Crisis Opens Japanese Window for Autoliv  

    With many Japanese automakers having abandoned Takata amid massive recalls of cars equipped with potentially lethal airbag inflators, the Swedish supplier is ramping up production of replacement devices....More
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    Car Sharing, Autonomous Cars, No Existential Threat 1

    There is one big problem with car-sharing services and the idea one self-driving car can serve the needs of an entire family: sharing is required....More
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    VW to Put Car Fixes Ahead of Test-Fixing Probe  

    Repairing diesel cars rigged to produce false emissions-test results is a higher priority than investigating the origins of the scandal, says Juergen Stackmann, the VW brand's sales chief....More
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    Germany to Recheck 800,000 VW Cars' CO2 Levels  

    The Federal Motor Transport Authority will review carbon-dioxide emissions levels of not only the 800,000 cars VW admits equipping with software producing false test results, but also cars apparently not affected by the action....More
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    Only VW Linked to Emissions-Cheating Software, Report Says  

    The German magazine Wirtschaftwoche quotes California Air Resources Board chief Mary Nichols as saying only VW has been found to have used software producing deceptively low levels of emissions....More
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    UPDATE 2-EU asks members to investigate after VW admits new irregularities  

    * VW says it understated carbon dioxide emissions * Letter asks EU members to investigate * Investors urge EU to toughen emissions testing (Adds detail of meeting with national authorities) By Barbara Lewis BRUSSELS, Nov 6 (Reuters) - The European Commission has written to all 28 European Union member countries urging them to widen their investigations into potential breaches of vehicle emissions rules after Volkswagen admitted it had understated carbon dioxide levels....More
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    UPDATE 2-Toyota changes gear and makes late entry into self-driving car research  

    * Toyota a late entry in race to develop self-driving cars * New Silicon Vally research plant to hire about 200 staff * Plans to invest $1 billion in R&D over next five years (Changes headline) TOKYO, Nov 6 (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp said on Friday it will set up a research and development company with a focus on artificial intelligence in Silicon Valley, as competition to develop self-driving cars intensifies....More
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    UPDATE 3-Takata slashes outlook as automakers drop its air bag inflators  

    * Takata cuts FY net profit outlook to 5 bln yen from 20 bln * Toyota president: won't use Takata ammonium nitrate inflators * Takata shares briefly turn positive after Toyota comment * Shares down nearly 40 percent in three days (Recasts throughout with Takata earnings, guidance) By Makiko Yamazaki...More
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    WRAPUP 3-Germany to retest VW cars as scandal pushes Berlin to act  

    (Adds comments from California regulator in paragraphs 22-24) * Germany to gauge cars' genuine emissions levels * VW says it understated CO2 emissions, fuel usage * New revelations affect up to 800,000 cars in Europe * Shares fall 9.5 percent * VW halts U.S., Canadian sales of cars with 3.0 diesel V6 * Moody's lowers VW credit rating By Andreas Cremer and Caroline Copley...More
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