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Ford to close oldest Brazil plant, exit South America truck biz

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SAO PAULO/DETROIT (Reuters) – Ford Motor Co said on Tuesday it will close its oldest factory in Brazil and exit its heavy commercial truck business in South America, a move that could cost more than 2,700 jobs as part of a restructuring meant to end losses around the world. FILE PHOTO: New Ford trucks are Read More

Ford to close oldest plant in Brazil, costing 2,700 jobs

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SAO PAULO/DETROIT (Reuters) – Ford Motor Co said on Tuesday it will close its oldest factory in Brazil and exit its heavy commercial truck business in South America, a move that could cost more than 2,700 jobs as part of a restructuring meant to end losses around the world. FILE PHOTO: New Ford trucks are Read More

VW's Audi mulls cutting night shifts at Ingolstadt plant: Handelsblatt

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New Audi A8’s are parked in front of the Audi headquarter before the company’s annual news conference in Ingolstadt March 12, 2013. REUTERS/Michaela Rehle BERLIN (Reuters) – Volkswagen’s Audi is considering cutting night shifts at its Ingolstadt plant, Handelsblatt reported on Tuesday, citing the head of the luxury carmaker’s works council. “We were verbally informed Read More

Volkswagen customer plans to take diesel (gasoil) case to Germany's highest court

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BERLIN (Reuters) – A German court on Tuesday ruled in favor of Volkswagen in a case brought by a customer seeking compensation for having bought a diesel (gasoil) car affected by emissions cheating, but the plaintiff’s lawyer plans to appeal. FILE PHOTO: Volkswagen logos are pictured during the media day of the Salao do Automovel Read More

Volkswagen wins appeal against diesel (gasoil) car owner: German court

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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/File Photo BERLIN (Reuters) – A German court on Tuesday ruled in favor of Germany’s biggest carmaker Volkswagen in a case brought by a customer seeking compensation for having Read More

Mercedes-Benz EU emissions jump under new testing regime

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FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Daimler will push electric and hybrid cars more aggressively after tougher emissions tests revealed pollution levels in Europe at Mercedes-Benz Cars rose 7 percent last year. European Union regulators forced the auto industry to cut greenhouse gas emissions drastically to mitigate the impact of global warming, forcing a 40 percent cut in Read More

Not time yet to discuss Nissan chairmanship, Renault's Senard says

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TOKYO (Reuters) – The new chairman of French automaker Renault on Thursday said it was not the time to discuss whether he would also take the helm of Nissan, as he arrived in Japan to reaffirm an alliance rocked by the arrest and ouster of former Chairman Carlos Ghosn. FILE PHOTO: Jean-Dominique Senard, Michelin Group Read More