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    Subaru Recall Latest Involving Takata Airbag Issue  

    Subaru is the eighth automaker to recall cars equipped with potentially defective airbag inflators made by the Japanese supplier and sold in some high-humidity regions of the U.S....More
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    Tesla Hit With Trademark-Infringement Suit in China  

    Businessman Zhan Baosheng registered the Tesla trademark in China before the U.S. company began selling electric vehicles in the country....More
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    REFILE-GM Korea CEO warns of output cut as strike vote looms  

    (Refiles to restore dropped letter in seventh paragraph) SEOUL, July 8 (Reuters) - General Motors' South Korea chief warned employees that a potential strike could lead to further production cuts in one of its major Asian manufacturing bases, according to an email sent to staff and obtained by Reuters. GM's 15,000 unionised workers in South Korea plan to cast ballots on Tuesday and Wednesday on whether to stage a strike for a fourth consecutive year, signalling a resurgence of summer labour unrest in the country's auto industry....More
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    Ford Posts 17% June Sales Gain in China  

    The June result raised 6-month sales by the U.S. automaker and its Chinese joint ventures 35% year-over-year, to 549,256 vehicles....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
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    China Approves 2 More Volkswagen Plants  

    Sources say the German automaker will build new factories in Tianjin and Qingdao, and plans to expand production capacity at its Chengdu plant to 600,000 units a year....More
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    Toyota Expanding Lexus Production Capacity  

    The automaker will shift production of the GS sedan for export to its Motomachi, Japan, plant from its nearby Tahara facility, which will launch production of a new model....More
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    Toyota Says China Auto Sales Off 7.6% in June  

    The June result slowed the Japanese automaker's first-half 2014 sales growth to 11.7% year-on-year....More
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    Subaru, Mitsubishi Received Potentially Defective Takata Airbags  

    The Japanese supplier says that, in addition to seven manufacturers recalling vehicles with airbag inflators that potentially could explode with too much force, Subaru and Mitsubishi also received some of the devices....More
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Jul 11, 2014
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Vintage Car Owners Line Up for Fuel

“This is the greatest day ever!” declares Thomas Semaan, whose ’80 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray fueled up for a mere $8.60 instead of the $38 he would have paid for the same amount in today’s dollars....More
Jul 11, 2014
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Tesla Salespeople Would Make Great Museum Curators

The automaker’s salespeople do a couple of things right but enough wrong to finish dead last in a mystery-shopping study....More
Jul 10, 2014
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Barra Driving Change at GM

Under CEO Mary Barra, GM is the only one stepping up to change the conversation and fix the long-broken mechanisms for protecting consumers from potentially dangerous vehicle defects and compensating victims....More

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