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    ZF Courting TRW for Car Connectivity, Self-Driving Savvy  

    An executive with the privately held German supplier says TRW is well-positioned to help it expand into areas such as Internet-enabled and autonomous-driving technology....More
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    LG Chem Eyes Batteries for 200-Mile EVs in 2016  

    The Korean manufacturer's chief financial officer does not say which automakers it will supply, but current customers include General Motors and Renault....More
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    UPDATE 4-BMW to recall 1.6 mln cars on concerns over Takata air bags  

    (Adds NHTSA comment) By Ben Klayman DETROIT, July 16 (Reuters) - German automaker BMW said on Wednesday it is recalling about 1.6 million cars worldwide to replace passenger-side front air bags made by Takata Corp because the inflators could break apart during deployment and injure passengers. The recall affects 3 Series vehicles produced between May 1999 and August 2006....More
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    BMW to Hike EV Battery Cell Orders 20%-30% in 2016  

    South Korea's Samsung SDI, the German luxury automaker's captive supplier, will increase shipments of battery cells for the i3 and i8 electric vehicles and start supplying future models such as the X5 plug-in hybrid....More
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    UPDATE 4-Ford, Toyota halt some South African output due to strike  

    * NUMSA strike affects Ford's Pretoria plant * Toyota says to halt some production from Tuesday * NUMSA, employers expected to meet on Monday * Smaller UASA union says likely to accept offer this week (adds Mercedes Benz, NUMSA and industry comments) By Wendell Roelf...More
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    Mazda Global Airbag Recall Extends to China  

    The Japanese automaker will recall more than 42,000 China-built cars over potentially defective airbags produced by Takata, of which 10.6 million have been recalled globally over the past five years....More
WardsAuto Blogs
Aug 28, 2014
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Why Young People Shun Auto Industry 4

The difference today is automakers have stopped selling the dream in favor of selling the deal. Dream cars disappeared decades ago, and concept cars are merely production cars with the door handles and side mirrors removed....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
Aug 21, 2014
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Michigan, Great Lakes Region Still Core of North American Production

The Great Lakes Region is well-positioned to remain a North American production hub for years, perhaps well into the next decade....More

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