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    Bentley Looks to Ride New SUV to Upgraded Sales Forecast  

    The Volkswagen-owned super-luxury automaker says it delivered a record 11,020 vehicles in 2014, and the launch of a new SUV in 2016 could boost annual sales to 20,000 by 2020....More
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    PSA's Peugeot Unit Relocating HQ From Paris  

    Peugeot's move to Paris's western suburbs is part of a cost-saving program enacted under a restructuring giving a Chinese automaker and the French government partial ownership....More
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    U.K. Automakers See Sales Leveling Off From 10-Year High  

    An industry organization says new-car registrations were up 9.3% year-on-year in 2014, but the prospect of higher taxes and easing of pent-up demand could result in growth of just 2%-3% this year....More
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    New, Smaller Cars Drive Rolls-Royce to Sales Record  

    The BMW-owned luxury automaker in part credits demand among younger customers for smaller, sporty cars for a 13% year-over-year sales jump in 2014....More
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    German Car Sales Up 6.5% in December  

    Last month's sales increase in Europe's biggest auto market got a boost from an extra selling day and left the full-year result up 2.9% from 2013....More
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    UPDATE 2-Car sales slump in France, but rise in Spain and Italy  

    * French car sales down 6.8 pct in December * Spanish Dec sales jump 21.4 pct, boosted by subsidy scheme * Italian figures rise, but recovery still fragile (Adds Italian figures, industry comment) PARIS/MADRID, Jan 2 (Reuters) - France's floundering economy pushed car sales 6.8 percent lower year-on-year in December, while Spanish sales jumped by 21.4 percent, helped by a subsidy scheme, and also rose in Italy, according to auto industry associations....More
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    Germany plans electric car motorway charging stations - document  

    A Transport Ministry document indicates the government plans to expand its nationwide network of quick-charging stations in hopes of boosting demand for electric vehicles, of which only 24,000 are on German roads....More
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    Audi Takes Aim at BMW as Biggest Luxury-Car Maker  

    Volkswagen's flagship division is earmarking more than two-thirds of investment through 2019 for new models and technologies including electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles....More
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    Report Says EC Probe Targets Top European Truck Makers  

    The Financial Times report centers on leaked documents from a European Commission investigation into the manufacturers' alleged collaboration in meeting emissions regulations....More
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    Faurecia to Appeal Fine for Leaking Financial Info  

    French regulators fined the auto-parts manufacturer 100,000 euros for allegedly sharing financial information with stock analysts in 2012....More
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    Report Says Opel CEO Disappointed by Turnaround Result  

    Karl-Thomas Neumann is quoted by a German newspaper as saying managers must overcome "strong headwinds for 2015" for the automaker to return to profitability in 2016....More
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    UPDATE 2-Nissan CEO says suspending some Russia car orders in "bloodbath" for automakers  

    * Has raised prices of half its Russian cars by 5-8 pct * Plans to expand production in Japan on weaker yen (Adds comments on Japan, yen, industry context) By Mari Saito TOKYO, Dec 19 (Reuters) - Japan's Nissan Motor Co and French partner Renault SA have stopped taking orders for some cars in Russia and could raise prices on others if the rouble's plunge continues, alliance Chief Executive Carlos Ghosn said on Friday....More
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    REFILE-Dutch sportscar maker Spyker declared bankrupt  

    (Refiles to correct typo in company suffix in paragraph 3) AMSTERDAM, Dec 18 (Reuters) - Dutch sportscar maker Spyker , one-time owner of Sweden's Saab, declared bankruptcy on Thursday, after failing to secure a critical bridging loan it had hoped would help it refinance and restructure. The company, formed in 2000 to resurrect an early 20th century Dutch auto marque, had filed for protection from creditors earlier this month, hoping to stave off collapse....More
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    GM, JLR Halt Deliveries to Russian Dealerships  

    GM and Indian automaker Tata's Jaguar Land Rover luxury brands join Volkswagen Group in suspending vehicle deliveries in response to the sharp decline in the value of the Russian ruble....More
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    Ford Shutters 50-Year-Old Belgian Plant  

    The automaker is shifting production from the Genk plant, which produced 14 million vehicles over the past half-century, to a facility in Valencia, Spain....More

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