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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
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    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
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    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
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    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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    Spain New-Car Sales Show 3.2% April Uptick  

    The latest government cash-for-clunkers subsidy program expired at the beginning of April, but sales nevertheless managed to increase for a 20th consecutive month....More
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    Aggressive Investment Cuts Into Audi's Profit Margin  

    The Volkswagen-owned luxury automaker's first-quarter operating profit rose 8.2%, but new-product investment, overseas expansion and technology trimmed its operating margin to 9.7% from 10.1% year-ago....More
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    French Car Sales Increase 2.3% in April  

    Last month's improvement prompted the CCFA industry association to to increase its full-year sales forecast to a flat 2%....More
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    Workers Back VW's Choice of Two New Board Members  

    Leaders of VW's works council, which holds 10 of the 20 seats on the supervisory board, support the automaker's choice of Louise Kiesling and Julia Kuhn-Piech, whose appointments are being challenged by their uncle, just-departed former Chairman Ferdinand Piech....More

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