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July 8- Acura, the luxury division of Japanese automaker Honda Motors Co Ltd, said it would recall 14,078 model-year 2013-2014 ILX vehicles to replace their halogen projector beam headlights.
Ford Motor Co. fell$. 20 or 1.1 percent, to $17.13. General Motors Co. fell$. 12 or. 3 percent, to $37.32. Honda Motor Co. fell$. 18 or. 5 percent, to $34.99.
DETROIT, July 8- Subaru of America is recalling 8,557 older model cars in the United States equipped with potentially defective air bag inflators made by Japan's Takata Corp, the automaker and U.S. safety regulators said on Tuesday.
*California is one of the biggest markets in U.S. for Honda. *Move comes after Honda learned of air bag incident in California. "While this case does not match the areas that NHTSA has determined, Honda is adding California into the areas in which it is conducting a regional recall in order to investigate the cause," the Honda spokeswoman said.
*Seven& i rises to 6- month high on strong earnings. TOKYO, July 4- Japan's Nikkei share average rose to a 5-1/ 2- month high on Friday as a much-stronger-than-expected U.S. jobs report fueled investors' appetite for riskier assets, while the weak yen lifted exporters.
Ford Motor Co. rose$. 10 or. 6 percent, to $17.32. Honda Motor Co. fell$. 04 or. 1 percent, to $35.00. Toyota Motor Corp. fell$. 15 or. 1 percent, to $121.73.
Ford Motor Co. rose$. 07 or. 4 percent, to $17.29. General Motors Co. rose$. 01 or percent, to $37.74. Honda Motor Co. fell$. 01 or percent, to $35.03.
Ford Motor Co. rose$. 07 or. 4 percent, to $17.29. General Motors Co. rose$. 27 or. 7 percent, to $38.01. Honda Motor Co. fell$. 08 or. 2 percent, to $34.96.
*Toshiba soars after Nikkei reports Westinghouse in talks to win nuclear deal. TOKYO, July 3- Japanese stocks were flat in a choppy early session on Thursday as investors took time out ahead of the U.S. jobs data later in the day, while Toshiba Corp soared on a report that its U.S. subsidiary is expected to win a deal in Bulgaria.
Ford Motor Co. rose$. 05 or. 3 percent, to $17.25. General Motors Co. rose$. 31 or. 8 percent, to $37.90. Honda Motor Co. fell$. 19 or. 5 percent, to $35.04.
General Motors Co bucked Wall Street's low expectations as well as negative publicity over a flood of safety recalls, reporting a 1 percent rise in U.S. sales in June. He added that GM's sales remain strong in part because consumers focus on brand names such as Chevrolet and Buick rather than the corporate name " General Motors."
DETROIT— U.S. auto sales grew at the fastest pace in eight years in June, surprising the industry and setting it up for a strong second half of the year. Sales rose 1.2 percent over last June to 1.4 million cars and trucks, according to Autodata Corp. GM, Toyota, Hyundai and Nissan all saw increases over last June.
WASHINGTON, June 30- Japanese carmakers boosted investment in their U.S. plants by more than $5 billion in 2013, the biggest increase on record, new figures from the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association showed on Monday.
*BMW to make announcement in Mexico on July 3. MEXICO CITY/ MUNICH, June 30- Germany's BMW AG will unveil this week plans to build a new factory in Mexico, a government official said, as the company seeks to meet growing demand for premium cars.
SAN FRANCISCO/ DETROIT, June 30- In 2012, a small team of Google Inc engineers and business staffers met with several of the world's largest car makers, to discuss partnerships to build self-driving cars.
PRINCETOWN, N.Y.— When Maggie McNally-Bradshaw and husband Curt hop on their electric motorcycles and twist the throttles, they get a rush like no other. "There is that sense of being at the beginning of something new, and part of our future as far as ecology," said McNally-Bradshaw, chairwoman of the American Motorcyclist Association.
States are getting companies to move manufacturing back to the USA as labor costs overseas rise. The trend is curbing job losses.
Ford Motor Co. rose$. 08 or. 5 percent, to $17.28. General Motors Co. fell$. 28 or. 8 percent, to $36.62. Honda Motor Co. rose$. 04 or. 1 percent, to $34.85.
An accident and a subsequent lawsuit led to GM's recall of about 33,000 Chevrolet Cruze sedans for potentially defective air bags made by Takata Corp.
DETROIT/ NEW YORK, June 26- An accident that left a Georgia woman blind in one eye and a subsequent lawsuit led to General Motors Co's recall of about 33,000 Chevrolet Cruze sedans in North America for potentially defective air bags made by Takata Corp..