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*Lexus imports cars from Japan for China market. Unlike German peers Audi, Volkswagen AG's luxury division and BMW, Lexus imports all of its vehicles sold in China, from Japan. But high tariffs charged on imported cars make it hard to generate volume and last year, Lexus sold around a seventh of Audi's tally and a fifth of what BMW sold in China.
SHANGHAI/ BEIJING, April 20- Global automakers are scrambling to meet the demands of China's young urban professionals, who want a car that makes them stand out, yet don't always have the money to splurge on a top-end model.
BEIJING, April 17- Ford Motor Co's premium brand Lincoln may be late to China's luxury boom, but its top executives say the upscale car market still has plenty of steam left for growth to make its debut later this year worthwhile.
BEIJING— China's automakers are the underdogs heading into next week's Beijing auto show, where foreign and domestic brands will jostle for attention in a market that is increasingly difficult for homegrown models.
TOKYO, April 17- Japan's Nikkei share average was flat in choppy trade on Thursday morning as profit-taking from the previous day's big gains offset strength in U.S. shares which rose on confidence that the Federal Reserve will keep the interest rates low.
Ford Motor Co. rose$. 23 or 1.5 percent, to $16.07. General Motors Co. rose$. 61 or 1.8 percent, to $33.97. Honda Motor Co. rose$. 48 or 1.4 percent, to $34.56.
TOYOTA CITY, Japan/ IRVINE, Calif., April 17- In 1997, Toyota caught its competitors by surprise with the revolutionary Prius, the first commercially successful gasoline-electric hybrid car. Toyota Motor Corp will next year launch a hydrogen-powered car in the United States, Japan and Europe.
Ford Motor Co. rose$. 15 or. 9 percent, to $15.99. General Motors Co. rose$. 33 or 1.0 percent, to $33.69. Honda Motor Co. rose$. 49 or 1.4 percent, to $34.57.
NEW YORK— With more than 1 million visitors annually, the New York International Auto Show is one of the most important shows for the U.S. auto industry. Here are some of the vehicles debuting this year. ACURA TLX: Honda's luxury Acura brand calls the new TLX midsize sedan a "red carpet athlete" for its blend of elegance and sportiness.
The lowest starting price for a 2014 Beetle with an automatic transmission is $22,215, or $1,100 more, and this is with the 170- horse five cylinder.
Ford Motor Co. rose$. 11 or. 7 percent, to $15.95. General Motors Co. rose$. 13 or. 4 percent, to $33.49. Honda Motor Co. rose$. 29 or. 9 percent, to $34.37.
General Motors unveiled the 2015 model Tuesday evening ahead of the New York International Auto Show. General Motors thinks young buyers and downsizing Baby Boomers who like the Chevy Equinox and the Honda CR-V will go even smaller, as long as they can still sit up high. The Trax has been sold since 2012 in Canada and Mexico.
Ford Motor Co. rose$. 07 or. 4 percent, to $15.70. General Motors Co. rose$. 62 or 1.9 percent, to $32.55. Honda Motor Co. rose$. 46 or 1.4 percent, to $34.20.
Ford Motor Co. rose$. 11 or. 7 percent, to $15.73. General Motors Co. rose$. 70 or 2.2 percent, to $32.63. Honda Motor Co. rose$. 56 or 1.7 percent, to $34.30.
Ford Motor Co. rose$. 00 or percent, to $15.63. General Motors Co. rose$. 50 or 1.6 percent, to $32.43. Honda Motor Co. rose$. 36 or 1.1 percent, to $34.10.
General Motors Co. fell $1.37 or 4.1 percent, to $31.93. Honda Motor Co. rose$. 42 or 1.3 percent, to $33.74. Toyota Motor Corp. rose $1.50 or 1.5 percent, to $104.89.
Ford Motor Co. rose$. 18 or 1.2 percent, to $15.81. General Motors Co. fell$. 56 or 1.7 percent, to $32.74. Honda Motor Co. rose$. 49 or 1.5 percent, to $33.81.
TOKYO, April 11- Honda Motor Co said on Friday it may postpone the start-up of a new $530 million manufacturing plant in Thailand as economic and political uncertainty drives automakers to rethink their investments.
*Fast Retailing slides on cut in full-year profit outlook. TOKYO, April 11- Japanese shares tumbled to six-month lows on Friday and could log their worst performance since the March 2011 tsunami and nuclear disaster after a rout in U.S. tech shares spurred selling by momentum players.
Ford Motor Co. fell$. 03 or. 2 percent, to $15.82. General Motors Co. rose$. 19 or. 6 percent, to $33.81. Honda Motor Co. fell$. 57 or 1.7 percent, to $33.62.