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Ford Motor Co. fell$. 08 or. 4 percent, to $16.73. General Motors Co. fell$. 07 or. 2 percent, to $33.18. Honda Motor Co. fell$. 06 or. 2 percent, to $33.79.
Asian stock markets were mostly higher on Tuesday amid light volumes as markets in South Korea and Hong Kong were closed for the Mid-Autumn Festival.
TOKYO, Sept 9- Japanese stocks edged up on Tuesday after the yen dropped to a six-year low against the dollar, lifting exporters such as Honda Motor Co and Sony Corp, but weak crude oil prices weighed on energy shares. The Nikkei share average ended 0.3 percent higher to 15,749.15, moving close to its seven-month high of 15,829.38 hit last week.
TOKYO, Sept 9- Japan's Nikkei share average rose modestly on Tuesday after the yen dropped to a six-year low against the dollar, lifting exporters such as Honda Motor Co and Sony Corp, but weak crude oil prices weighed on energy shares. Honda gained 1.2 percent and Sony added 1.3 percent, while Advantest Corp advanced 2.5 percent.
Ford Motor Co. fell$. 34 or 2.0 percent, to $16.80. General Motors Co. fell $1.04 or 3.0 percent, to $33.24. Toyota Motor Corp. fell$. 35 or. 3 percent, to $116.04.
Ford Motor Co. fell$. 39 or 2.2 percent, to $16.75. General Motors Co. fell$. 98 or 2.9 percent, to $33.30. Honda Motor Co. fell$. 02 or. 1 percent, to $33.83.
Ford Motor Co. fell$. 33 or 1.9 percent, to $16.82. General Motors Co. fell$. 39 or 1.1 percent, to $33.90. Honda Motor Co. fell$. 02 or. 1 percent, to $33.83.
*SoftBank rises on news Alibaba's IPO price seen $60- $66/ share. *Rakuten falls on worries about recent hefty capital spending. TOKYO, Sept 8- Japanese stocks were modestly higher in choppy early trade on Monday, as mixed signals from China trade numbers and soft Japanese and U.S. data checked investors' risk appetite.
The recall covers Honda's GL-1800 motorcycles for model years 2001-2010 and 2012. A problem with the secondary brake master cylinder can cause the rear brake to drag, potentially leading to a crash or fire. Honda had received 533 complaints through July 24, including reports of eight small fires.
DETROIT, Sept 5- A group of companies, including several large automakers, have joined a public-private research initiative to lay the groundwork for a system that wirelessly connects vehicles and helps smooth the flow of traffic, the University on Michigan said on Friday.
*Sekisui House soars on strong earnings. TOKYO, Sept 5- Japan's Nikkei share average rose on Friday morning as the dollar rose to a six-year high against the yen, supported by the European Central Bank's latest monetary easing.
Japan is pushing to secure at least 60 percent of its rare earth needs from outside China within four years.
Strong demand in Ontario and parts of western Canada drove industry sales of 171,560 new vehicles in the month of August, up from 159,004 a year ago, said Dennis DesRosiers of DesRosiers Automotive Consultants.
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August auto sales were the highest for that month in more than a decade, with the industry selling at an annualized pace not seen since early 2006.
TORONTO, Sept 3- Ford Motor Co of Canada Ltd said on Wednesday that it was the country's top seller of new vehicles in the month of August, as sturdy truck demand helped it maintain leadership for a fifth consecutive month. Truck sales rose 33.3 percent, to 24,302 vehicles, while car sales dropped 31.8 percent to 2,523, said Chrysler, a unit of Fiat SpA.
GM held on to the top spot, while Toyota Motor Corp edged Ford Motor Co for the second straight month. The lowest gasoline prices in four years helped GM and Chrysler Group, a unit of Fiat SpA, achieve double-digit gains in sales of full-size pickups, which provide the bulk of profit.
TORONTO, Sept 3- Ford Motor Co of Canada Ltd said on Wednesday that it was the country's top seller of new vehicles in the month of August, as sturdy truck demand helped it maintain leadership for a fifth consecutive month. Honda Canada reported a 44 percent jump in August sales of its Honda and Acura brands, to 13,663 vehicles.
DETROIT, Sept 3- Chrysler Group, a unit of Fiat SpA, handily beat analysts' expectations by showing a 20 percent gain in U.S. auto sales for August, and forecast a stronger-than-expected month for the full industry. Nissan Motor Co also beat expectations, showing a sales gain of 11.5 percent to 134,388 vehicles.