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  • *Takata has yet to prove its new air bag inflators are safe. TOKYO, July 19- Takata Corp's bankruptcy filing last month was meant to draw a line under the auto industry's biggest safety recall, but last week's announcement of more air bag inflator recalls suggests automakers could face fresh liabilities in the future. "Absent proof that the other desiccated...

  • Tesla Model S vehicles

    The driver of a Tesla vehicle involved in a crash in Minnesota on Saturday has denied that its Autopilot system caused the incident.

  • Weak sales at O'Reilly Automotive send shares tumbling 20%

    Auto parts retailer stocks are weighed down after O'Reilly reported weaker than expected same-store sales numbers.

  • *Bosch sales of driver assistance systems reach 1 bln euros. *Order intake for such systems reached 3.5 bln euros. FRANKFURT, July 4- German auto supplier Robert Bosch has seen a surge in demand for radar systems and video sensors as automakers race to add driver assistance features and automated functions to cars.

  • *Bosch sales of driver assistance systems reach 1 bln euros. *Order intake for such systems reached 3.5 bln euros. FRANKFURT, July 4- German auto supplier Robert Bosch has seen a surge in demand for radar systems and video sensors as automakers race to add driver assistance features and automated functions to cars.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, June 29- Peer at the instrument panel on your new car and you may find sleek digital gauges and multicolored screens. What's at stake is a piece of the $37- billion cockpit electronics market, estimated by research firm IHS Markit to nearly double to $62 billion by 2022. Meanwhile, the number of suppliers for those components is likely to dwindle as...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, June 29- Peer at the instrument panel on your new car and you may find sleek digital gauges and multicolored screens. What's at stake is a piece of the $37- billion cockpit electronics market, estimated by research firm IHS Market to nearly double to $62 billion by 2022. Meanwhile, the number of suppliers for those components is likely to dwindle as...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, June 29- Peer at the instrument panel on your new car and you may find sleek digital gauges and multicolored screens. What's at stake is a piece of the $37- billion cockpit electronics market, estimated by research firm IHS Market to nearly double to $62 billion by 2022. Meanwhile, the number of suppliers for those components is likely to dwindle as...

  • *Takata files for protection in Japan, U.S. *Liabilities estimated by analysts at $15 bln. TOKYO/ WASHINGTON, June 26- Japan's Takata Corp, at the center of the auto industry's biggest-ever product recall, filed for bankruptcy protection in the United States and Japan, and said it had agreed to be largely acquired for $1.6 billion by the Chinese-owned U.S.-based Key...

  • *Takata files for protection in Japan, U.S. TOKYO/ WASHINGTON, June 26- Japan's Takata Corp, at the center of the auto industry's biggest-ever product recall, filed for bankruptcy protection in the United States and Japan, and said it had agreed to be largely acquired for $1.6 billion by the Chinese-owned U.S.-based Key Safety Systems. TK Holdings, its U.S....

  • *Takata files for protection in Japan, U.S. TOKYO/ WASHINGTON, June 26- Japan's Takata Corp, the firm at the center of the auto industry's biggest ever product recall, filed for bankruptcy protection in the United States and Japan, and said it had agreed to be largely acquired for $1.6 billion by the Chinese-owned U.S.-based Key Safety Systems.

  • *Takata files for protection in Japan, United States. TOKYO, June 26- Japan's Takata Corp, the firm at the center of the auto industry's biggest ever product recall, filed for bankruptcy protection in the United States and Japan, and said it would be bought for $1.6 billion by U.S.-based rival Key Safety Systems. Takata Americas, its U.S. arm, filed for Chapter 11...

  • TOKYO, June 26- Japanese airbag maker Takata Corp has filed for bankruptcy protection in the United States and Japan. The company says it is facing between $10 billion and $50 billion in liabilities from almost a decade of recalls and lawsuits linked to its defective air bag inflators, which could explode with too much force, sending metal shrapnel into vehicle...

  • *Takata files for protection in Japan, U.S. TOKYO, June 26- Japan's Takata Corp, the firm at the centre of the auto industry's biggest ever product recall, filed for bankruptcy protection in the United States and Japan, and said it would be bought for $1.6 billion by U.S.-based Key Safety Systems. TK Holdings, its U.S. operations, filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy in Delaware...

  • *Takata board held meeting this morning in Tokyo- Japan media. *Bankruptcy filings coming soon in Japan- Reuters sources. TOKYO, June 26- Japan's Takata Corp, the firm at the centre of the auto industry's biggest ever product recall, will file for bankruptcy protection in Japan on Monday with liabilities of more than 1 trillion yen, a source said.

  • Man killed in Tesla 'Autopilot' crash reportedly got numerous warnings

    A man killed in a Tesla semi-autonomous car kept his hands off the wheel for extended periods of time despite numerous warnings, according to a report.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, June 19- Canadian auto supplier Magna International Inc will produce BMW's new 5- series plug-in hybrid at its Austrian factory, the company said on Monday, part of a strategy to produce electric cars on a contract basis for global automakers. The BMW 530 plug-in hybrid will be manufactured beginning this summer at Magna's plant in Graz, Austria,...

  • Lenders and finance companies have dramatically pulled back the number of loans they issue to borrowers with the poorest credit records.

  • TAIPEI, June 2- Chipmakers switched focus at Taiwan's top tech fair this week with bets on new areas such as driverless cars, virtual reality and artificial intelligence, shifting away from smartphones where intense competition has pushed down components prices. The Computex Taipei event, now in its 36th year, has historically been a central venue for...