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Volkswagen mulls extending diesel (gasoil) incentives across Germany

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FILE PHOTO: Volkswagen logos are pictured during the media day of the Salao do Automovel International Auto Show in Sao Paulo, Brazil November 6, 2018. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker BERLIN (Reuters) – German carmaker Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) is examining whether to extend trade-in incentives to owners of older vehicles in all of Germany, extending the program beyond the Read More

Tesla cuts jobs as it looks to make Model 3 more affordable

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(Reuters) – Tesla Inc said on Friday it would cut thousands of jobs to rein in costs as it plans to increase production of lower-priced versions of its crucial Model 3 sedan, sending its shares down as much as 10 percent. The company, which has struggled to achieve long-term profitability and keep a tight lid Read More

Moscow’s pick of new envoy to conflict-ridden CAR is ‘good choice’ – ex-diplomat to RT

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Moscow has assigned a new envoy to the Central African Republic (CAR) as the country faces fresh internal conflicts. However, appointing a new ambassador is nothing out of the ordinary, a veteran diplomat told RT. Vladimir Titorenko was appointed ambassador to CAR on Tuesday. He replaced Sergei Lobanov, who had been Moscow’s envoy since 2011. Read More

Climate plans could make Germany's 'no limits' Autobahns history

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FILE PHOTO: Cars pass a 120 km/h (75 mph) speed limit sign on the A27 Autobahn near the northern German city of Bremen April 10, 2008. REUTERS/Morris Mac Matzen BERLIN (Reuters) – The days of unlimited speeding on Germany’s famously fast Autobahns could be over if the government adopts a series of draft proposals on Read More

Gripped by Ghosn crisis, Renault expects slight sales growth

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PARIS (Reuters) – Renault (RENA.PA) expects to deliver sales growth in 2019, despite the imminent ouster of Chairman and Chief Executive Carlos Ghosn and tension with alliance partner Nissan (7201.T). The logo of French car manufacturer Renault is seen at a dealership of the company in Illkirch-Graffenstaden near Strasbourg, France, January 10, 2019. REUTERS/Vincent Kessler Read More

Renault targets 2019 sales growth after a 3.2 percent gain in 2018

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The logo of French car manufacturer Renault is seen at a dealership of the company in Illkirch-Graffenstaden near Strasbourg, France, January 10, 2019. REUTERS/Vincent Kessler PARIS (Reuters) – French carmaker Renault (RENA.PA) posted a 3.2 percent increase in 2018 vehicle sales, boosted by a new Chinese joint venture, and pledged further “slight growth” this year Read More

Tesla to recall over 14,000 Model S cars in China amid industry-wide crackdown on exploding airbags

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Tesla is recalling 14,213 Model S vehicles produced between 2014 and 2016 over defective airbags that could blow up and send shrapnel into the driver’s and front seat passenger’s faces, a Chinese watchdog has said. The measure is a part of an industry-wide recall of Takata airbags, whose safety woes have been plaguing the automotive Read More

Tesla to recall over 14,000 Model Ss in China amid industry-wide crackdown on exploding airbags

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Tesla is recalling 14,213 Model S vehicles produced between 2014 and 2016 over defective airbags that could blow up and send shrapnel into the driver’s and front seat passenger’s faces, a Chinese watchdog has said. The measure is a part of an industry-wide recall of Takata airbags, whose safety woes have been plaguing the automotive Read More

Tesla to recall over 14,000 Model S in China amid industry-wide crackdown on exploding airbags

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Tesla is recalling 14,213 Model S vehicles produced between 2014 and 2016 over defective airbags that could blow up and send shrapnel in the driver’s and front seat passenger’s faces, a Chinese watchdog has said. The measure is a part of an industry-wide recall of Takata airbags, whose safety woes, have been plaguing the automotive Read More

Putin takes Serbian president for a ride in his Russian-made Aurus limousine

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The 6-ton armored vehicle has become a star of Vladimir Putin’s trips abroad, and during a visit to Serbia President Aleksandr Vucic was invited to ride in the Russian president’s motorcade. In feverish anticipation of Putin’s arrival on Thursday, most leading local outlets published separate profiles of the $150,000 Aurus Senat limousine which made its Read More