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Ford recalls 65,000 Fusion models on ignition key issues

Ford Motor Co (F.N) on Tuesday said it is recalling about 65,000 Fusion sedans in North America because the key can be removed from the ignition even if the car is not in the "park" position 30 minutes after the ignition is off, the company said.

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U.S. auto regulator seeks nationwide recall of Takata air bags

The U.S. auto safety regulator on Tuesday called on Japanese supplier Takata and five automakers to expand nationwide a regional recall of potentially deadly air bags, increasing pressure on the industry to act more swiftly in the growing scandal.

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Strikes cast shadow over Ford's South African investment prospects

U.S. carmaker Ford is hesitant about investing further in its South African operation because of repeated production stoppages caused by strikes, its regional chief said on Thursday.

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Takata changes chemical compound involved in air bag recalls

Takata Corp (7312.T) has modified the composition of an air bag propellant that contains a volatile chemical at the center of a recall of millions of cars worldwide, the company told Reuters.

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Chrysler to begin replacing Takata air bag inflators in U.S. in Dec

Chrysler Group will begin replacing potentially defective air bag inflators made by Takata Corp in more than 371,000 U.S. vehicles in early December, according to documents filed by the automaker with U.S. safety regulators.

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At Brazil auto show, industry wonders if it can get any worse

Automakers in Brazil are facing the sharpest slowdown since 1999 and it could be a year or more before things turn the corner.

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Fiat Chrysler crowns merger with Wall Street debut

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) makes its Wall Street debut to great fanfare on Monday, shifting the carmaker's center of gravity away from Italy and capping a decade of canny dealmaking and tough restructuring by CEO Sergio Marchionne.

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Daimler, Linde to boost Germany's fuel-cell station network

German automaker Daimler (DAIGn.DE) and industrial gases maker Linde (LING.DE) pledged to build 20 hydrogen fuelling stations in Germany in coming years to boost support networks for eco-friendly cars.

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Wall St. ends down on Hong Kong tensions, Ford outlook

U.S. stocks ended lower on Monday following protests in Hong Kong that added to worries about Chinese growth and after a disappointing forecast from Ford Motor Co(F.N).

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Takata regional U.S. air bag recalls may include GM vehicles

The safety recall in parts of the United States of millions of vehicles with potentially defective air bags made by Japan's Takata Corp (7312.T) may expand to include General Motors Co (GM.N), according to documents filed this week with U.S. regulators.

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Europe new car registrations rise 1.8 percent in August: ACEA

Car sales in Europe rose 1.8 percent in August with volume makers Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE), Ford (F.N) and Opel (GM.N) benefiting from improved demand in Spain, Portugal and Ireland, while premium makers lost ground due to a drop in sales in Germany.

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GM's China JV recalls 38,328 Cadillacs on brake software glitch

General Motor Co's (GM.N) main Chinese joint venture is recalling 38,328 Cadillac sedans in China due to a glitch in brake control software, the country's quality watchdog said on Tuesday.

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American powertrain supplier BorgWarner buys German firm Gustav Wahler

Auburn Hills, US-based powertrain supplier BorWarner bought Esslingen, Germany-based exhaust gas and thermostat producer Gustav Wahler GmbH & Co KG for an undisclosed sum to strengthen its position in the market.

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Austria-based automotive software firm Incadea raises €14M to fund RCRBS acquisition

Salzburg, Austria-based automotive retail software provider Incadea PLC raised around £11.5 million (€14 million) through issuance of ordinary shares to partially fund the acquisition of Germany-based firm RC Real Business Solutions GmbH (RCRBS).

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Chicago media firm Tribune agrees to buy Gracenote from Sony in $170M deal

Chicago-based media firm Tribune has entered an agreement to purchase Gracenote, the California-based music data unit of Japanese conglomerate Sony in a deal valued at $170 million, according to a statement by Tribune.

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