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    Volkswagen Recalling More Than 580,000 Cars in China  

    The recall covers 563,605 New Sagitar models produced between May and and May 2014 by the German automaker's Chinese joint venture, as well as 17,485 imported Beetles with the same potential axle defect....More
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    Third U.S. Traffic Death Linked to Takata Airbags  

    Devin Xu died last year in a Los Angeles suburb under circumstances similar to those that have prompted a federal investigation of Takata airbag inflators made between 2002 and 2007....More
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    Chrysler Issues Global Recall of 900,000-Plus Vehicles  

    The unit of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling 470,000 cars and SUVs from the '11-'14 model years equipped with potentially defective alternators, and 437,000 Jeep Wrangler SUVs from the '11-'13 model years with exterior heated power mirrors that could experience an electrical short....More
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    Volvo Cars Adding Jobs, Raising Output in Sweden  

    The Chinese-owned automaker plans to add 1,300 jobs at its Torslanda, Sweden, plant that produces the new XC90 SUV, which has helped boost sales nearly 10% year-to-date....More
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    Toyota Recalls Nearly 1.7 Million Toyota, Lexus Cars  

    The voluntary recall involves three separate defects in seven Toyota and more than a dozen Lexus models....More
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    Toyota's China JV Recalls 93,700 Vehicles  

    Chinese regulators say the recall covers 93,700 Crown sedans built between Dec. 1, 2009, and June 14, 2012, to fix a brake-fluid leak....More
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    Chrysler Recalls SUVs With Possible Airbag Defect  

    The global recall of more than 184,000 '14-model Dodge Durango and Jeep Grand Cherokee SUVs involves a possible short circuit in a module that could disable airbags and seatbelt pretensioners....More
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    Suzuki Temporarily Cuts Output at Hungarian Plant  

    The Japanese automaker has eliminated one of two shifts at its Esztergom plant since halting production of two obsolete models and is preparing to build the refreshed Vitara....More
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    REFILE-UPDATE 2-VW extends China JV by 25 years to tighten market grip  

    (Changes second reference to Li Keqiang in penultimate paragraph to Li from Keqiang to use family name) * VW-FAW joint venture extended until 2041 - VW * Enhancing Chinese JVs "a must" for VW - analyst * VW also seeking possible increase in FAW Group stake * VW 9-month group sales in China up 15 pct to 2.72 mln cars By Andreas Cremer and Jan Schwartz...More
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    Nissan Recalls Altimas With Possible Hood Latch Glitch  

    The automaker says the recall covers 238,000 '13-model Altima sedans with secondary hood latches that may not hold, possibly allowing the hood to come open while driving....More
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    Polish Car Production Falls 1.5% in September  

    While the car industry has bounced back from the usual holiday-induced slump in August, with the month-on-month figure rising by more than 140%, production remained more than 800 cars below year-ago....More

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