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WASHINGTON, Aug 19- NGK Spark Plug Co has agreed to plead guilty and pay a $52.1 million criminal fine over its role in a conspiracy to fix prices and rig bids for spark plugs and other automotive parts, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Tuesday.
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Aug 18- Weak demand for alternative fuel vehicles and increasing competition in Europe are hurting Fuel Systems Solutions Inc at a time when its peers are riding a recovery in the U.S. auto industry.
Aug 18- Weak demand for alternative fuel vehicles and increasing competition in Europe are weighing on Fuel Systems Solutions Inc at a time when its peers are riding a recovery in the U.S. auto industry.
TOKYO, Aug 18- Japan's Nikkei was choppy on Monday morning as geopolitical tensions checked risk appetite, but Chugai Pharmaceutical jumped on a media report that Roche Holding AG's may be close to sealing a deal to gain full ownership of the Japanese drugmaker.
MUMBAI/ NEW DELHI, Aug 11- Strong sales of luxury Jaguar and Land Rover vehicles helped India's Tata Motors triple its first-quarter net profit, more than making up for a drop in domestic sales.
TOKYO, Aug 11- Japanese stocks bounced strongly on Monday morning, recouping some of their steep losses suffered on Friday after Wall Street rallied on easing tensions in Ukraine, and exporters rose as the yen stepped back from last week's sharp gains.
TOKYO, Aug 7- Auto parts maker Takata Corp said it expects a record net loss of 24 billion yen in the year to March 2015, hit by one of the biggest series of recalls in automotive history due to potentially explosive air bag inflators.
*Wall Street drop, Ukraine tensions curb risk appetites.
Asian equities declined on Tuesday following disappointing economic data from China while central bank meetings in India and Australia were in focus.
*Toyota, Sapporo, Daikin scheduled to report results after close.
The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said in documents filed online on Friday the investigation was upgraded to an "engineering analysis" from a "preliminary evaluation" of the 2008 four-door models made by Honda Motor Co.
The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said in documents filed online on Friday that it was upgrading the investigation to an "engineering analysis" from a "preliminary evaluation" of the 2008 four-door models made by Honda Motor Co. Honda officials were not immediately available for comment.
Among the major automakers, only Ford Motor Co and Toyota Motor Corp beat analysts' estimates. Honda Motor Co said July sales tumbled 8 percent to 135,908. It was the only one of the top car companies to cut incentives from June to July, with per-vehicle discounts averaging $1,754, according to research firm J.D. Power.
TOKYO, Aug 1- Japan's Nikkei share average dropped on Friday morning after U.S. shares languished on concerns that interest rates could rise sooner than expected, but strong earnings from Sony Corp and Panasonic Corp limited the losses.
*Subaru maker Fuji Heavy's operating profit margin at 13 pct. TOKYO, July 31- Japanese automakers Mazda Motor Corp and Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd, which makes Subaru cars, said they are on track for record full-year profits after strong sales in the United States powered double-digit profit growth in April-June.
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Asian equity markets were mostly higher on Wednesday ahead of key risk events in the United States.
TOKYO, July 30- Japan's Nikkei share average rose for a fourth day in choppy trade on Wednesday, as strong corporate earnings led by Honda Motor Co and Tokyo Electron Ltd eclipsed weak industrial output data. The Nikkei ended 0.2 percent higher to 15,646.23, the highest closing price since Jan. 23.
TOKYO, July 30- Japan's Nikkei share average edged up to hover at six-month highs in choppy trade on Wednesday morning, as strong corporate earnings led by Honda Motor Co and Tokyo Electron Ltd eclipsed data showing weak industrial output.