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  • Google Android will be built straight into cars Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 2:07 AM ET
    Google's driverless car.

    Google is planning to build Android directly into cars, sources said, allowing drivers to use the Internet without plugging in smartphones.

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ DETROIT, Dec 18- Google Inc is laying the groundwork for a version of Android that would be built directly into cars, sources said, allowing drivers to enjoy all the benefits of the Internet without even plugging in their smartphones. "It provides a much stronger foothold for Google to really be part of the vehicle rather than being an add-on," said...

  • MEXICO CITY, Dec 18- Mazda Motor Corp's Mexican arm is recalling around 2,800 cars to check for possible defects in Takata air bags, the company said, the second such recall by an automaker in Mexico in as many weeks. Mazda will be contacting owners of the Mazda6 sold between 2006 and 2008 in Mexico for a voluntary review, the company said in a statement emailed late on...

  • Shanghai, Seoul underperform in Fed-inspired rally Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 5:24 AM ET
    A board of stock indicators shows upward momentum on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Asian equities mostly rose on Thursday, with the exception of Seoul, as investors took heart from a turn in oil prices and after the Federal Reserve said it was confident in the U.S. economy.

  • Nissan recalls autos to check Takata air bags Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 9:44 PM ET

    Nissan Motor said it has ordered the recall of more than 80,000 vehicles sold in Mexico to check for potential defects stemming from Takata airbags.

  • MEXICO CITY, Dec 17- Nissan Motor Co Ltd said on Wednesday it has ordered the recall of more than 80,000 vehicles sold in Mexico to check for potential defects stemming from air bags made by Japanese company Takata Corp.. Honda Motor Co Ltd, BMW and Toyota Motor Corp have also ordered recalls over the air bags this month, according to Profeco. Separately, the Mexican...

  • *Japan Tobacco falls on Russia fears. TOKYO, Dec 17- Japanese stocks rose on Wednesday as hopes of a continuation of the U.S. On Tuesday the benchmark closed at its lowest level since Oct. 31, when the Bank of Japan shocked markets by unexpectedly easing policy.

  • Shanghai outperforms Asian markets in regional slump Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 2:29 AM ET

    Asian equity markets largely fell on Tuesday, with Shanghai being an exception, over a persisting slump in oil prices and after latest data added to concerns about slowing activity in the world's second-largest economy.

  • TOKYO, Dec 16- Japanese stocks slumped on Tuesday to 6-1/ 2 week lows as free-falling oil prices boosted demand for the safe haven yen and fears of weak worldwide growth dampened risk appetite. The Nikkei benchmark shed 2 percent to close at 16,755.32, its lowest closing level since the Bank of Japan shocked markets by unexpectedly easing policy further on Oct. 31...

  • The Australian Securities Exchange with boards displaying stock movements in downtown Sydney

    Asian stocks pulled back sharply on Monday, as investors fretted about the relentless slide in energy prices and declining manufacturing sentiment in Japan. Also in focus was a hostage incident in Sydney.

  • *Nikkei down as oil slump hits global risk appetite. TOKYO, Dec 15- Japanese stocks fell on Monday after slumping oil prices toppled Wall Street shares, while investors drew little comfort from Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's landslide win in a snap election over the weekend. Last week, U.S. stocks suffered their worst weekly drop for 2-1/ 2 years, as free-falling oil...

  • Lost car keys? You may not need them anymore Sunday, 14 Dec 2014 | 12:00 PM ET

    Auto recalls are adding momentum to a broad industry shift away from conventional ignition switches.

  • UPDATE 1-Tesla says China unit head Wu resigns Friday, 12 Dec 2014 | 4:03 AM ET

    SHANGHAI, Dec 12- U.S. electric car maker Tesla Motors Inc said on Friday its China president, Veronica Wu, has resigned, without giving a reason for her departure. China's green vehicle market has attracted global players including Volkswagen AG, Nissan Motor Co Ltd and BMW. In August, the California- based company and mobile phone network operator China Unicom...

  • TOKYO, Dec 11- Three Japanese automakers will recall more than half a million cars globally to replace air bag inflators made by Takata Corp, bringing the total tally of Takata- related recalls across all brands to around 20 million since 2008.. The recalls announced on Thursday by Honda Motor, Nissan Motor and Mitsubishi Motors correspond with a similar,...

  • Oil's slump, poor Japan data spook Asian shares Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 2:01 AM ET

    Asian bourses slid again on Thursday, as falling oil prices and a worse-than-expected machinery orders report from Japan reinforced jitters about a sluggish global economy

  • Honda, Nissan widen Takata air bag recalls Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 12:26 AM ET
    The 2014 Honda Civic Si Sedan.

    Honda Motor Co and Nissan Motor Co will expand their recalls over Takata Corp air bags, the Japanese transport ministry said Thursday.

  • Asian markets hit fresh lows but Shanghai outperforms Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 6:24 AM ET

    Asian indices were mostly lower on Wednesday as sluggish economic data from China spooked markets that were already under strain from political uncertainty in Greece and a rout in oil prices.

  • TOKYO, Dec 10- Japanese stocks slipped on Wednesday as a stronger yen prompted investors to sell exporters' shares, while concerns on political uncertainty in Greece and falling oil prices dampened risk appetites. A stronger yen saw exporters Fanuc Corp 6954. T drop 3.3 percent and Nissan Motor Co 7201. T fall 3.4 percent. Toyota Motor Corp 7203. T tumbled 3.1...

  • TOKYO, Dec 10- Japanese stocks tumbled to a near-two week low on Wednesday, as a strengthening yen prompted selling by investors already worried by political uncertainty in Greece, weak global growth and falling oil prices. Fanuc Corp shed 3.3 percent and Nissan Motor Co also fell 3.3 percent. Apart from the stronger yen's negative influence, global worries are...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 9- Nissan North America has agreed to reimburse customers between $20 and $800 each to resolve a lawsuit alleging that defects in certain vehicles caused brakes to fail suddenly, according to court papers. Under the agreement, Nissan, the U.S. subsidiary of Japan- based Nissan Motor Co Ltd, would reimburse class members between $20 and $800, depending...