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    GM China JV Announces 'Green Car' Plant  

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    Renault-Nissan May Cut 3,000 India Jobs  

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    U.K. Car Production Off 11% in July  

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    GM Gives Canadian Assembly Operation 2 More Years  

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    Toyota Halts Production at Russian JV  

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    Merge Those Powertrain Operations 2

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