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Hyundai Motor to build two China plants amid slowing economy

Hyundai Motor Co said on Tuesday it would build two factories in China, its first new manufacturing plants since 2012 as the South Korean automaker bets on growth in the world's biggest car market even as the economy slows.

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Nissan recalls autos in Mexico to check Takata air bags

Nissan Motor Co Ltd (7201.T) said on Wednesday it has ordered the recall of more than 80,000 vehicles sold in Mexico to check for potential defects stemming from air bags made by Japanese company Takata Corp (7312.T).

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Toyota recalls more cars for dangerous Takata air bags

Toyota Motor Corp said on Thursday it would recall 57,000 vehicles globally to replace potentially deadly air bags made by Takata Corp, as a safety crisis around the Japanese auto parts maker looks far from being contained.

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Toyota aims to replicate Prius success with fuel cell Mirai

Toyota Motor Corp on Monday said it will introduce its first mass-market fuel cell car in the United States next year, hoping to replicate the success of its Prius hybrid with a vehicle that runs on hydrogen instead of gasoline.

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Tesla CEO: wouldn't be surprised if future deal with Toyota

Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA.O) Chief Executive Elon Musk said on Monday that he would not be surprised if there was a significant deal with Toyota Motor Corp (7203.T) in the next two to three years, though there were no definitive plans.

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Carmakers, others fund research toward cars that talk to each other

A group of companies, including several large automakers, have joined a public-private research initiative to lay the groundwork for a system that wirelessly connects vehicles and helps smooth the flow of traffic, the University on Michigan said on Friday.

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Carmakers report best U.S. August since 2003

U.S. August auto sales were the highest for that month in more than a decade, thanks in part to heavy discounting by the manufacturers and a strong Labor Day weekend close, with the industry selling at an annualized pace not seen since early 2006.

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US auto makers rebound as sales hit 15.5M vehicles

2013 had been the best sales year for the auto industry as US consumers bought 15.5 million vehicles. Ford Motor Co., Honda Motor Co. and Chrysler Group posted single-digit percentage gains, while General Motors Co. and Toyota Motor Corp. sales declined.

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GM Holden decides to halt auto manufacturing in Oceania by 2017

Hours after announcing the departure of chief executive Dan Akerson, the Holden unit of General Motors Co announced its decision to halt its auto making operations in Australia by 2017.

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Kenya's Eurobond issue to upgrade country's infrastructure

Kenya's Treasury Secretary Henry Rotich confirms the sale of as much as USD2 billion worth of Eurobonds for the country's debt payments and energy projects.

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South Africa economy in danger with BMW investment embargo - analysts

Analysts predicted that the Bayerische Motoren Werke (BMW) AG's move to withdraw its expansion plans in South Africa could affect the country's economy.

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Ford names new chief for US sales

Ford Motor Co. announced naming a new US sales chief after the retirement of its current executive effective November 1.

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