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  • Newswire

    Two Turkish Auto Plants Shut as Labour Protest Spreads  

    Protests against working conditions began Thursday at a joint venture co-owned by Renault and spread Friday to a JV co-owned by Fiat; the two plants account for 40% of Turkey's annual auto production....More
  • Newswire

    UPDATE 1-Nissan CEO says no need to change Renault alliance after French govt ups stake  

    * No need to change capital alliance with Renault - Nissan's Ghosn * Nissan set aside enough funds to cover Takata-linked recalls -Ghosn (Adds Ghosn comments on Takata, background) By Maki Shiraki YOKOHAMA, Japan, May 18 (Reuters) - Nissan Motor Co Ltd CEO Carlos Ghosn said on Monday he did not think there was any need to change the automaker's capital alliance with Renault at present after France raised its stake and voting rights in Renault last month....More
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    UPDATE 2-Protests halt production at Turkish car factories owned by Renault, Fiat  

    (Recasts with production stoppage at second carmaker) By Birsen Altayli ISTANBUL, May 15 (Reuters) - Production at two separate Turkish car manufacturers part-owned by European carmakers Renault and Fiat ground to halt on Friday as workers protested wages and other employment conditions, company officials and media reports said. A Renault spokesman said work at the Turkish factory had stopped late on Thursday. Workers are protesting at the country's biggest automobile exporter, according to news reports....More
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    Spain Renews Cash-for-Clunkers Program  

    The government for a seventh time is renewing subsidies for consumers who turn in older vehicles when buying a new car....More
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    Nissan CEO Ghosn's China Outlook Confident  

    The Nissan CEO's optimism about China stems from a 20% year-on-year increase in car sales from January-April, compared with 12% industrywide....More
  • Newswire

    BMW Car Sales Improve 5.6% in April  

    The German luxury automaker says a slight 0.6% uptick in China sales of BMW and Mini vehicles was offset by gains of 8.7% and 9.6% in Europe and North America, respectively....More
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    Mercedes Car Sales Climb 11.3% in April  

    Parent Daimler says the Mercedes brand's double-digit growth last month was paced by China, up 20.6% and the U.S., up 12.8%....More
  • Newswire

    European Automakers Want Delay in Stricter Emissions Testing  

    The ACEA industry association says new European Commission rules closing loopholes in emissions-testing protocols should be pushed back to 2020 from the current "unrealistic" 2017 deadline....More
  • Newswire

    German Car Registrations Rise 6% in April  

    The VDA auto-industry association says last month's 291,400 car registrations put the industry on track to record 3.1 million registrations this year....More
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    VW Acting to Quickly Hire Piech Successor, CEO Says  

    Chief Executive Martin Winterkorn, whose public clash with Ferdinand Piech resulted in Piech's departure as chairman last month, says top management has achieved clarity on future strategy....More
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    Russia to Protect Foreign Automakers From Ruble Fluctuation  

    Industry sources tell a Russian newspaper the government will act to reduce the risk of ruble fluctuations to foreign automakers that have localized production in the country....More

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