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  • LONDON, Sept 25- German digital map maker HERE will introduce a new set of traffic services this week that allows drivers to see for themselves what live road conditions are like miles ahead using data from competing automakers, an industry first. The Berlin- based company, owned by Germany's three premium automakers, will provide four services in which drivers...

  • TORONTO, Sept 25- The deal reached on Sept. 19 between Canada's Unifor union and General Motors Co will see the auto maker invest C $554 million in its local plants, the labor group said on Sunday ahead of a ratification vote on that agreement. In a brochure posted online, the union said the bulk of the money will go toward the Oshawa and St. Catharines plants in the...

  • Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said Sunday that his counterparts in the Group of Seven nations welcomed U.S. guidelines on regulating self-driving cars and have agreed to work together on creating such standards to maintain safety. Foxx and other transportation officials from the G-7 met over the weekend in the Japanese resort town of Karuizawa.

  • WASHINGTON/ TOKYO, Sept 24- Japanese air bag supplier Takata Corp said it failed to inform the U.S. auto safety agency of a 2003 rupture of one of its air bag inflators in Switzerland, according to an internal Takata report released by U.S. regulators on Friday. In the United States, nearly 70 million inflators have been declared defective. In one event detailed in the...

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  • WASHINGTON, Sept 23- The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on Friday released a series of reports into Takata Corp's defective air bag inflators, which have been linked to at least 14 deaths and more than 100 injuries and sparked the largest ever auto recall. About 100 million Takata air bag inflators have been declared defective worldwide.

  • TOGLIATTI, Russia, Sept 23- Russian carmaker Avtovaz has a civic responsibility to preserve jobs, the company's new chief executive told Reuters, rowing back on a politically sensitive policy of redundancies in the face of plummeting sales and record losses. In his first extended interview with foreign media since majority owners Renault and Nissan put him in...

  • TOGLIATTI, Russia, Sept 23- Russia's biggest carmaker Avtovaz sees the country's auto market remaining at its current level in 2017 with total sales recovering to around 2 million cars a year in four to five years, CEO Nicolas Maure told Reuters. After a decade of annual sales growth in excess of 10 percent, Russia's car industry has become one of the most...

  • SINGAPORE, Sept 23- Users of ride-hailing firm Grab will be able to book driverless cars from Friday as it partners with a start-up testing the technology in Singapore, just days after rival Uber debuted its self-driving vehicles in the United States. Southeast Asia's Grab said its app will allow a selected group of commuters to book and ride start-up...

  • TORONTO, Sept 22- General Motors Co's Oshawa plant will do final assembly work on at least 70,000 pickup trucks a year once investments promised in its Canadian unit's new labor agreement are complete, according to two sources close to negotiations. GM reached a tentative labor deal with Unifor, the union that represents its Canadian manufacturing workers,...

  • TORONTO, Sept 22- General Motors Co's Oshawa plant will do final assembly work on at least 70,000 pick-up trucks a year once investments promised in the company's new labor agreement are complete, according to two sources close to negotiations. GM reached a tentative labor deal with Unifor, the union that represents its Canadian manufacturing workers, early on...

  • TORONTO, Sept 22- General Motors Co's Oshawa plant will do final assembly work on at least 70,000 pick-up trucks a year once investments promised in its Canadian unit's new labor agreement are complete, according to two sources close to negotiations. GM reached a tentative labor deal with Unifor, the union that represents its Canadian manufacturing workers,...

  • GENERAL MOTORS CO OSHAWA PLANT WILL DO FINAL ASSEMBLY ON AT LEAST 70,000 TRUCKS A YEAR UNDER NEW CONTRACT- SOURCES.

  • TORONTO, Sept 22- General Motors Co's Oshawa plant will do final assembly work on at least 70,000 pick-up trucks a year once investments promised in the company's new labor agreement are complete, according to two sources close to negotiations. GM reached a tentative labor deal with Unifor, the union that represents its Canadian manufacturing workers, early on...

  • MONTREAL, Sept 22- Canada's main autoworkers union, Unifor, said on Thursday that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles was its next target in negotiations, after securing a tentative deal with General Motors Co this week. Unifor said it represents 9,750 Fiat Chrysler manufacturing workers in Canada. Unifor president Jerry Dias has turned bargaining with GM, Fiat...

  • MONTREAL, Sept 22- Canada's main autoworkers' union, Unifor, said on Thursday that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles was its next target in negotiations, after securing a tentative deal with General Motors Co earlier this week. Unifor said it represents 9,750 Fiat Chrysler manufacturing workers in Canada. "We have one simple message for all the Detroit Three automakers:...

  • An employee operates a Tesla Motors Model S electric automobile, equipped with Autopilot hardware and software, hands-free on a highway in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on Monday, Oct. 26, 2015.

    Tesla started updating the software for its Autopilot system Thursday.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 22- Tesla Motors Inc Thursday sued Michigan Governor Rick Snyder and other state officials in federal court over the state's refusal to allow the Palo Alto, California automaker to sell vehicles directly to consumers. The suit at U.S. District Court in Michigan comes days after the state rejected the electric vehicle manufacturer's...

  • STOCKHOLM— More than 100 Tesla owners in Norway have sued the electric car maker, saying their vehicles aren't as powerful as advertised. Kaspar Thommessen, one of the lawyers representing the 126 car owners in the suit, said Thursday that under Norwegian consumer law the normal compensation would be a discount, "if the seller doesn't remedy the defect."

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 22- Tesla Motors Inc filed suit Thursday in U.S. District Court in Michigan against Governor Rick Snyder and other state officials over the state's refusal to allow the Palo Alto, California automaker to sell vehicles directly to consumers. The suit comes days after the state rejected the electric vehicle manufacturer's application to...