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Ford Motor Co. rose$. 25 or 1.4 percent, to $17.79. General Motors Co. rose$. 10 or. 3 percent, to $37.68. Honda Motor Co. rose$. 29 or. 8 percent, to $35.66.
BERLIN, July 16- Daimler is betting that cooperation with Renault and the launch of models to tap growing demand for city cars may pave the way for its diminutive Smart brand to become profitable.
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DETROIT— Volkswagen bumped General Motors out of second place in the global auto sales race during the first half of the year, but Toyota is expected to stay in first place. Toyota won't release first-half numbers until later this month.
WASHINGTON, July 16- Two U.S. senators on Wednesday unveiled a bill prompted by the General Motors Co recalls over defective ignition switches that would make it a crime for corporate officers to conceal dangers posed by their products.
General Motors' two largest markets, China and the U.S., drove the company's results.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports what's driving sales at General Motors globally, despite its recall crisis.
*Strike has forced Toyota, GM, Ford to halt production. CAPE TOWN, July 16- South Africa's main manufacturing union, NUMSA, said it has agreed a plan of action to intensify a three-week strike over pay that has hit car makers and construction companies.
Ford Motor Co. rose$. 16 or. 9 percent, to $17.70. General Motors Co. rose$. 18 or. 5 percent, to $37.76. Honda Motor Co. rose$. 31 or. 9 percent, to $35.68.
When asked by regulators to explain deadly crashes, GM repeatedly said it had no answers — despite having reached internal conclusions on the causes.
DETROIT— The Detroit Institute of Arts says it has pledges for about 80 percent of the $100 million it promised toward an effort involving the state of Michigan and major foundations to prevent the sale of art and soften cuts to city retirees during Detroit's bankruptcy.
Congress begins a five-week summer recess that same day. White House support for the 10- month extension has annoyed some Democrats who are opposed because it would push decisions on long-term funding to a newly elected Congress next year. At the very least, Congress should be keeping people on the job who are already there right now, "Obama said.
Is Janet Yellen lying to Congress? Portfolio manager James Sanford has a few issues with the Fed's latest moves.
In a visit to a government highway research center in Virginia, Obama is expected to tout work on so-called vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure communication technology to improve navigation, according to the White House.
Ford Motor Co. rose$. 06 or. 3 percent, to $17.53. General Motors Co. fell$. 26 or. 7 percent, to $37.69. Honda Motor Co. rose$. 31 or. 9 percent, to $35.27.
On the back of commercial launch announcements by Toyota and Hyundai and demand in Japan, Linde started up a production facility with an initial annual capacity of 50 stations a year.
Ford Motor Co. rose$. 04 or. 2 percent, to $17.51. General Motors Co. fell$. 06 or. 2 percent, to $37.89. Honda Motor Co. rose$. 27 or. 8 percent, to $35.23.
NEW YORK, July 14- Federal prosecutors are developing a criminal fraud case hinged on whether General Motors made misleading statements about a deadly ignition switch flaw, and are examining activity dating back a decade, before GM's 2009 bankruptcy, according to multiple sources familiar with the investigation.
JOHANNESBURG, July 13- South Africa's metalworkers' union NUMSA rejected the latest pay offer from engineering and steel sector employers on Sunday, saying black workers were still underpaid, and threatened to widen its two-week old strike.
DETROIT, July 12- Incoming Cadillac President Johan de Nysschen- the brand's third boss in two years- faces a daunting task that his predecessors failed to complete: How to reposition General Motors Co's 112- year-old premium brand as a true competitor to BMW and Mercedes-Benz.