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    Germany Expresses Satisfaction With PSA Stance on Possible Opel Sale  

    A spokesman for Chancellor Angela Merkel says she is satisfied PSA Group is addressing the German government's concerns about jobs and investments as the French automaker considers purchasing General Motors' Opel subsidiary....More
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    Automakers Ask New EPA Chief to Unlock Obama Admin.'s Emissions Rules  

    The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, a 12-member trade group whose members include General Motors, Toyota and Volkswagen, has asked new EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt to withdraw a decision by his predecessor under President Obama to finalize vehicle-emissions rules through 2025....More
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    UPDATE 2-VW back-pedals on some cost cutting demands, workers say  

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    Consultancy Predicts World Auto Sales Up 1.5% in 2017  

    IHS Markit forecasts an increase in new-vehicle sales this year to 93.5 million units, with all regions except for North America seeing year-on-year gains....More
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    U.K. Union Leader to Seek Vauxhall Safeguards  

    The head of Unite, the U.K.'s largest trade union, says he will ask PSA Peugeot Citroen CEO Carlos Tavares to keep the region's Vauxhall plants open in case the French automaker acquires the brand as part of a buyout of General Motors' European operations....More
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    Unions Say Deals With GM on Opel Plans Go Beyond 2020  

    Responding Opel's possible sale to French automaker PSA Peugeot Citroen, German and European works councils and the IG Metall union say their agreements covering workers at GM's European branch reach "far beyond 2020."...More
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    China's Dongfeng, FAW to Co-Develop Innovation Center  

    The agreement between China's two oldest automakers includes research into five basic areas including fuel-cell technology, connectivity and testing....More
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    Germany Wants Automakers' China Playing Field Leveled  

    Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel says he's urging his counterpart, Wang Yi, for China to keep its promises to remain "on the path of market liberalization and reforms."...More
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    Aston Martin CEO Sees Black Ink Ahead  

    CEO Andy Palmer says the U.K. sports car maker is heavily investing in updates to existing models and developing new ones with an eye toward returning to profitability in 2018....More
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    UPDATE 1-UK raises alarm over threat to Vauxhall from GM-Peugeot deal  

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    Cobalt Hot Commodity Among EV Battery Makers  

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