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    Hyundai Reportedly Plans Additional Plant in China  

    The Korean automaker's Chinese joint venture plans to build a factory in Hebei province ahead of the previously announced Chongqing facility, sources familiar with the issue say....More
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    Toyota's Lexus Brand Under Scrutiny by Chinese Regulators  

    Three China-based Toyota executives say the government's price watchdog has questioned the Japanese automaker about its policies regarding spare and replacement parts....More
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    U.S. Regulators Probe 205,000 Ford Fiestas for Door-Latch Issue  

    The preliminary evaluation covers '11-'13 Fiestas. NHTSA says it has received 61 complaints related to the door-latch problem....More
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    UPDATE 3-China anti-trust regulator fines Volkswagen JV and Chrysler unit  

    * Volkswagen JV, Chrysler unit fined total $46 mln * Penalties raise prospects of fines for other car makers * Auto sector under particular scrutiny by regulators (Adds comment from Audi CEO) SHANGHAI, Sept 11 (Reuters) - China's anti-monopoly regulator on Thursday announced its first-ever punishment of foreign carmakers for price-fixing, fining a Chinese venture of Volkswagen AG and the China sales unit of Fiat's Chrysler a combined $46 million....More
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    EU Trade Group: Foreign Auto Parts Makers Won't Need Chinese JV Partners  

    The European Union Chamber of Commerce in China dismisses a newspaper report that foreign auto parts makers will be required to form joint ventures with local partners....More
  • Aug 25, 2014
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    Finally, Voice of Reason

    The concept of an autopilot is not new, particularly in aerospace. But Owens notes even the airline industry has never crossed that threshold by placing hundreds of lives solely in the digital hands of a computer....More
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    UPDATE 2-China tells German auto suppliers to find partners - paper  

    * Chinese regulator becoming increasingly assertive * Executive says companies targeted for their expertise * Several companies say unaware of such Chinese demands (Adds comments from ElringKlinger interview, company reactions, background) By Edward Taylor and Samuel Shen...More

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