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  1. Think Small, Aim High: Smart Car Pins Hopes on New Microcar ModelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | MSNBC

    The maker of one of the world's smallest vehicles is launching an all-new version of its pint-sized fortwo model at a time when cheap gas has American motorists buying pickups, SUVs and crossover-utility vehicles in record numbers. Demand for downsized products like the Mini Cooper and Fiat 500 have been tumbling at double-digit rates in recent months, which could big pose problems for the little Smart car.

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  2. VW Finance sees boost from China reserves policy moveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | West Australian

    When China's central bank singled out auto financing companies for extra help on Tuesday, it effectively freed up more than 200 million yuan for Volkswagen AG's China finance unit, which it can use to boost falling car sales, a top official said on Friday. Along with a cut in benchmark lending rates, the People's Bank of China cut the amount of reserves financial institutions need to hold by half a percentage point, but topped that up to 3.5 percentage points for auto financing.

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  3. Decline in European Stocks Erases Gains in Roller Coaster WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Bloomberg

    Once again, European stocks are failing to hold on to the previous day's gains in a week of wild swings. Stoxx Europe 600 Index slid 0.5 percent at 9:17 a.m. in London, reversing its advance for the week.

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  4. UPDATE 2-China's BAIC in talks to take Daimler stake -sourcesRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | Reuters

    Chinese auto maker BAIC Motor is in talks with Daimler AG about taking a stake in the German luxury car maker, two sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Thursday. Daimler already owns a 10 percent stake in BAIC, the Hong-Kong listed unit of China's Beijing Automotive Group , and talks on BAIC's investment in the German carmaker are ongoing, the sources said.

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  5. Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitionsRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | Reuters

    ** Global mining and trading firm Glencore Plc and Australia's Bloomfield Group agreed to acquire Vale's Integra coal mine in Australia for undisclosed terms, the buyers said in an emailed statement on Wednesday. ** Nippon Life Insurance Co is in "serious" talks to buy National Australia Bank Ltd's insurance business in a deal that could be worth up to $2.5 billion, Japan's Yomiuri newspaper reported on Thursday.

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  6. Daimler AG to re-enter Iran 's marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Today.Az

    The German giant car manufacture Daimler AG plans to reenter the Iranian auto market, Silke Mockert, a spokesperson with the company told Trend August 26. "We will re-enter the market, considering the persistent sanctions regime and further export control regulations, after the implementation of the nuclear agreement," Mockert said. The CEO of Iran Khodro Industrial Group Hashem Yekeh Zareh earlier said that the German company will purchase 30 percent of Iranian Diesel Engine Manufacturing's shares to produce autos in the city of Tabriz, adding Mercedes-Benz would sign a 10-year agreement to produce truck and autobus in Iran.

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  7. Spark Plugs Market Expected to Reach $1079.47 Million by 2019Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | SBWire

    The global market value for spark plugs and glow plugs is projected to reach $ 2,804.83 Million and $1079.47 Million respectively by 2019. The market in terms of value for spark plugs is estimated to be the largest in the Asia-Oceania region, which holds a market share of about 46% in 2014.

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  8. Ten automakers are sued in US over 'deadly' keyless ignitionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Ten of the world's biggest automakers were sued on Wednesday by U.S. consumers who claim they concealed the risks of carbon monoxide poisoning in more than 5 million vehicles equipped with keyless ignitions, leading to 13 deaths. The logo of German luxury car maker BMW-Mini is pictured in front of the BMW headquarters in Munich March 18, 2014.

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  9. #IAA: OFFICIAL - FIRST Legit Photo Of The All-New Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cabriolet SurfacesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | AutoSpies

    The Mercedes-Benz S-Class is tearing apart the competition as it currently stands. We're pretty confident that the manufacturers of other large luxury sedans are engaging in some heavy-duty research and development to topple the three-pointed star's effort.

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  10. GM Moves to Cut Jobs at Brazil Factory Amid Economic TurmoilRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | The Washington Post

    General Motors Co. plans to cut 800 jobs in Brazil, after announcing less than a month ago that it will invest another $1.9 billion in the South American nation.

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  11. Why Oakmark's David Herro Just Bought His First Chinese StockRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Kiplinger Online

    This proven picker of foreign stocks is taking advantage of scary headlines and falling share prices to put his fund's cash to work. David Herro has been visiting China every year since the late 1980s.

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  12. Digital Maps Are a Precious Resource for AutomakersRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | American Society for Quality

    If the global supply of steel, rubber or oil were about to fall into the wrong hands, car companies would be awfully scared. It's the reason the OPEC oil embargo in the early 1970s sent the auto industry on a scramble for alternatives to foreign oil.

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  13. The New S-Class Cabriolet: A Star ReturnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | The Auto Channel

    August 25, 2015: Coveted dream car of the 1960s meets star of the 2015 International Motor Show in Frankfurt: the new Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cabriolet is following in the tradition of the open-top S-Class from the period 1961 to 1971. Unmistakeable, exclusive design, fine materials with maximum high-class appeal in the interior and state-of-the-art technology in the S-Class characterise the concept behind both cabriolets.

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  14. Continue ReadingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | The Auto Channel

    Hubertus Troska , Member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG responsible for Greater China, Xu Heyi , Chairman of BAIC Group and its subsidiary BAIC Motor, Peter Schabert , President and CEO of BBAC, Frank Deiss , Head of Production Powertrain Mercedes-Benz Cars in Untertrkheim at the event. Hubertus Troska: "BBAC undertook tremendous development over the past ten years to now become a key production hub for our company on a global level."

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  15. Daimler considers partnering up with Google and AppleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | INAUTONEWS

    It was not long ago that Daimler AG together with BMW AG and Audi AG purchased Nokia's mapping service for $3.1 billion, but it seems that the German carmaker is looking into joint ventures with Google and Apple tech giants. Dieter Zetsche, Daimler's Chairman, said that the automaker will not become another platform for the two companies' software, but that a different type of partnership might happen in the future.

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  16. In car-sharing market, Car2Go blows competition's doors offRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Business Journal

    Car2Go, the curbside car rental provider, may offer the smallest rides in town with its fleet of tiny Smart Cars. But when it comes to market share, it's a giant.

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  17. Daimler India to launch cleaner trucks and busses from September:...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | OnCars.in

    The new variants of trucks will also meet the government's emission norms. DICV that showcased its front engine 9T bus manufactured at the Chennai plant would also be capable of producing Bharat Stage IV variant of the school and staff bus applications, a company statement said.

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  18. Daimler to lay off 1,500 employees at Brazil plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | INAUTONEWS

    Due to a really slow demand in truck sales in Brazil, Daimler AG said it will cut another 1,500 jobs at its Sao Bernardo do Campo division. Workers at one of the factories went on strike in response to the carmaker's decision, while the German company' stock went down the most in the past four years, as much as 7.1%.

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  19. Bosch and Continental to join forces for HERE mapping service?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | INAUTONEWS

    Following the German consortium made up of Audi AG, BMW AG and Daimler AG, which bought Nokia's HERE mapping service for a 2.8 billion at the beginning of August, it seems that more companies are interested in joining in on the project, including auto suppliers and competitors Bosch and Continental , both of which are working on different projects at the moment. According to a report, Bosch and Continental showed interest in getting involved in "an open standard" , but information on how the collaboration would work was not disclosed.

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  20. Germay's benchmark DAX index declinesRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Newkerala.com

    The benchmark DAX index at the Frankfurt stock exchange slumped by nearly 500 points and closed below 10,000 points on Monday. The blue-chip index fell by nearly 700 points and lost 476.09 points .

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