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  • *German exports to Britain stagnated in Jan-May period. *Britain likely to remain major market for Germany. BERLIN, July 21- Some German companies are holding off making investments in Britain until they know more about the relationship the country will forge with the rest of Europe following the Brexit vote.

  • *German exports to Britain stagnated in Jan-May period. *Britain likely to remain major market for Germany. BERLIN, July 21- Some German companies are holding off making investments in Britain until they know more about the relationship the country will forge with the rest of Europe following the Brexit vote.

  • *PE purchases of UK firms down 83 pct this year- data. *U.S.-listed group goes against trend by buying UK cinemas. The referendum result, which caught financial markets by surprise, is making institutional investors have second thoughts about committing to new funds for private equity deals in Britain, according to people in the industry.

  • FRANKFURT, July 6- A sharp fall in the pound following Britain's decision to leave the European Union will hurt UK customers buying auto parts from abroad and likely force suppliers to cut prices, the chief executive of German autos supplier ZF said on Wednesday. ZF supplies automatic gearboxes which are assembled outside Britain to UK- based carmaker Jaguar...

  • FRANKFURT, July 6- Self-driving cars will need multiple detection systems including expensive infrared "lidar" technology if they are to be safe at high speeds, the chief executive of German autos supplier ZF Friedrichshafen said on Wednesday. Stefan Sommer's remarks come a week after news that a 2015 Tesla Model S crashed into a trailer while on "autopilot" mode.

  • Google self-driving car project

    Google's self-driving car can recognize, understand and remember cyclists hand signals, Recode reports.

  • Big data, big opportunity?

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses preferred technology stock buys with wealth managers Catherine Wood of ARK Invest and Christopher Retzler of Needham Funds.

  • *CEO: Will lead company' until a passing of the baton'. TOKYO, June 28- Takata Corp's chief executive said he will resign after a "new management regime" is found, finally bowing to calls for change so that the auto parts supplier can move ahead in dealing with a multi-billion dollar airbag recall. CEO Shigehisa Takada- a quiet, bookish presence in contrast to his...

  • TOKYO, June 28- Takata Corp CEO Shigehisa Takada said on Tuesday he would resign after a "new regime" is found for the auto parts supplier, finally bowing to calls to step down over a long-running recall crisis. Speaking at a shareholders meeting in Tokyo, Takada told investors he would stay in his role "until a hand-off". Since, pressure has been building on the Tokyo-...

  • TOKYO, June 28- Takata Corp CEO Shigehisa Takada on Tuesday offered to step down after a new regime is decided for the auto parts supplier, which is searching for a financial backer to help it deal with a massive global recall of potentially deadly air bags.

  • Autos brake for Brexit

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on the impact of the Brexit referendum on the auto sector.

  • WASHINGTON, June 15- Two Japanese auto parts companies, Tokai Kogyo Co Ltd and Maruyasu Industries Co Ltd, were indicted on Wednesday on price-fixing charges along with five executives, the U.S. Justice Department said. Separately, Maruyasu Industries Co Ltd and its U.S. subsidiary were charged with rigging bids for steel tubes that automakers use in fuel...

  • Tesla denies issues with Model S suspensions

    The electric car maker turns down allegations after one of its Model S cars had an unusual amount of rust on a suspension part.

  • *Auto industry accounts for roughly half of interest-source. TOKYO, June 13- As many as 30 potential investors have indicated initial interest in providing financial support for embattled Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp, two people briefed on the talks said. The defect has been linked to 13 deaths and around 100 injuries globally, mainly in the United States.

  • *Nikkei hits lowest level since May 6. TOKYO, June 13- Japanese stocks stumbled to a five-week low on Monday as Brexit woes sapped risk appetite and hit equities globally. Global risk assets have taken a beating on growing concerns a referendum next week could push Britain out of the European Union and hurt the global economy.

  • TOKYO, June 10- Japan's Nikkei share average fell on Friday, dragged down by overnight losses in U.S. and euro zone stocks, with sentiment subdued ahead of key events next week such as the Federal Reserve policy meeting. They were not substantial developments but have contributed to the' risk off' mood for the time being, "said Masahiro Ichikawa, senior strategist at...

  • TOKYO, June 9- Honda Motor Co said on Thursday it was recalling around 784,000 vehicles in Japan, part of an expanded recall for potentially deadly Takata Corp airbags. Automakers are ramping up recalls after the auto parts maker, under pressure from the U.S. government, agreed last month to declare more of its airbags as defective in the United States.

  • TOKYO, June 9- Honda Motor Co on Thursday recalled a total of around 780,000 vehicles in Japan over air bags made by Takata Corp.. Automakers are ramping up recalls of Takata air bag inflators after the auto parts maker, under pressure from the U.S. government, agreed last month to declare more of its airbags as defective in the United States. Separately, Nissan...

  • DETROIT/ BEIJING, June 3- Ningbo Joyson Electronic Corp, a major Chinese auto supplier, said it is looking at investing in Japan's Takata Corp which has been searching for financial backers to help it face mounting recall costs over potentially deadly air bags. Bloomberg reported on Friday that Bain Capital and PAG Asia Capital were also interested in investing...

  • June 2- French car parts supplier Valeo said on Thursday it would buy German clutch manufacturer FTE Automotive for 819.3 million euros. Chinese bidders had also been interested in buying FTE Automotive, two people familiar with the matter told Reuters in January. FTE Automotive had sales of 500 million euros in 2015 and is present in eight countries, including...