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    UPDATE 2-Honda profit beats estimates but U.S. sales dented  

    * April-June oper profit up 7.1 pct, beats forecasts * FY oper profit outlook raised to 770 bln yen from 760 bln * Honda's N.American Q1 operating profit down 6 pct * Production at new Mexico plant slower than expected -exec * Still aims for annual US sales target of 1.55 mln vehicles (Adds executive comment, North American profit decline, Brazil and China information) By Yoko Kubota...More
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    GM Korea Reaches Tentative Wage Deal, Averting Strike  

    As part of the labor deal, GM is reversing an earlier decision not to make the next-generation Chevrolet Cruze at the Gunsan plant....More
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    Nissan Expects Takata to Pay All Costs Related to Airbag Recall  

    Nissan, Japan's second-biggest automaker by global sales, recalled 755,500 vehicles globally in June over potentially explosive airbags, supplied by Takata....More
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    GM Korea Says No Strike Could Land Next-Gen Cruze  

    The automaker says its South Korean subsidiary could build the next-generation Chevrolet Cruze if unionized workers, who have voted to authorize a strike, remain on the job....More
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    UPDATE 1-Mercedes-Benz exec says not aware of any price probe in China  

    (Recasts with quotes from executive, spokesman) SHANGHAI, July 22 (Reuters) - A China executive at Daimler AG's Mercedes-Benz said he was not unaware that the company was under any government probe into spare part prices. Local and foreign media reported last week that Mercedes-Benz as well as other foreign car makers were being probed by the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), the country's price regulator, for possibly over-charging customers in China....More
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    Takata Links $440 Million Special Loss to Airbag Recalls  

    The Japanese manufacturer, which took a ¥30.4 billion charge in the year to 2013 following several global recalls of cars equipped with its airbags, still projects a net profit of ¥16 billion for the year ending in March 2015....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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    BMW to Raise Annual China Capacity to 400,000 Units  

    The German luxury automaker says the one-third increase in capacity at its two Chinese plants is designed to raise its profile in the world's largest auto market and offset slow sales in Europe....More
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    CORRECTED-Demand from U.S. automakers could boost aluminium price -Japan industry body  

    (Corrects paragraph 9 to show target is 6.5 mln T, not 650,000 T, and that current demand is 4 mln T) * Ford plans to launch aluminium-intensive truck, others could follow * Could push aluminium price to $2,500 per T -Japan industry body * Premiums paid by Japanese buyers are too high -industry group...More
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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
Aug 19, 2014
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Dodge Undergoes Brand ‘Purification’

The brand moves from overall mainstream to so-called mainstream-performance....More

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