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  • SHANGHAI/ HONG KONG, June 23- In a country where owning a car has long been a symbol of luxury and success, around 85 percent of Chinese car buyers still buy cars with cash. These young people are willing to buy big-ticket items like a car on credit- a behaviour unheard of some 15 years ago in China- and have led carmakers to boost their financing units in the mainland.

  • More than a million Honda Motor Co Ltd vehicles could be subject to an upcoming recall for Takata air bags that are at risk of exploding and shooting shrapnel at passengers and drivers, according to a person with knowledge of the matter.

  • Daimler will set up production capacity at a plant operated by its alliance partner Nissan in Aguascalientes northeast of Guadalajara, the magazine cited unnamed company executives as saying. Daimler and Nissan declined to comment.

  • Settling a simmering, annual fight: Windows or A/C Friday, 20 Jun 2014 | 7:53 AM ET

    Hot weather can actually reduce a vehicle's fuel consumption, if drivers follow some basic tips.

  • *Hyundai swaps aluminium hood with steel for new Genesis. SEOUL, June 20- About four years ago, Hyundai Motor considered shifting from steel to aluminium body parts for its Genesis sedan to make it lighter, more fuel-efficient and more competitive with German luxury marques, two people familiar with the matter said.

  • LONDON, June 18- When Britain elects a new government in May next year, business faces a difficult choice: Conservatives who could pull the country out of the European Union, or Labour waving the threat of tougher regulation.

  • TOKYO, June 18- Japan's Nikkei share average edged up on Wednesday morning, benefitting from gains on Wall Street and a weaker yen which drove exporters higher. Exporters were stronger after the dollar reached a one-week high of 102.25, with Panasonic Corp soaring 2.9 percent, Nissan Motor Co adding 0.5 percent and Tokyo Electron Ltd gaining 1.2 percent.

  • Nissan, BMW want to share Tesla's charging tech Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 3:31 PM ET
    Elon Musk with a Tesla Model S

    The two major carmakers are keen on talks with Tesla to cooperate on charging networks after Elon Musk opened the company's patents. The FT reports.

  • NEW YORK/ DETROIT, June 16- U.S. banks looking to get in on a booming market for financing new-car sales have run into a formidable competitor: the auto manufacturers themselves.

  • The recall involves faulty air bag inflators supplied by Takata Corp and would follow a similar move this week by Toyota Motor Corp. The Honda recall should be announced by the end of June, according to the person who asked not to be identified.

  • The recall involves faulty air bag inflators supplied by Takata Corp and would follow a similar move this week by Toyota Motor Corp. The Honda recall should be announced by the end of June, according to the person who asked not to be identified.

  • *Takata says more vehicles could be recalled. *7 million cars with Takata air bags recalled in last 5 years. TOKYO/ DETROIT, June 11- Takata Corp's safety crisis deepened on Wednesday after Toyota Motor Corp recalled almost 2.3 million vehicles globally, many for the second time, and the Japanese air bag maker warned that further fixes may be needed.

  • Toyota recalls 650K more cars for faulty airbags Wednesday, 11 Jun 2014 | 8:59 AM ET

    Japanese airbag maker Takata's safety crisis deepened after Toyota recalled more vehicles in Japan and Takata warned more fixes may come.

  • TOKYO, June 11- Japanese airbag maker Takata Corp's safety crisis deepened on Wednesday after the world's biggest carmaker Toyota Motor Corp recalled 650,000 more vehicles in Japan, and the supplier cautioned further fixes may be needed.

  • TOKYO, June 11- Toyota Motor Corp is recalling about 650,000 vehicles in Japan because of potentially defective airbags, expanding a costly recall it announced in 2013 because the supplier, Takata Corp, had not fully identified the problematic parts, the carmaker said on Wednesday.

  • NEW YORK, June 10- New York City's plan to create a uniform taxi fleet with cabs from Nissan Motor Co won approval from a state appeals court on Tuesday, which overturned a lower court ruling that had struck down the initiative.

  • UPDATE 1-Russia car sales down 12 pct in May -AEB Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 9:45 AM ET

    Car sales have fallen in four out of five months this year as Russia's weak economy is further hit by Western sanctions over Ukraine and people delay making large purchases. The Association of European Businesses said 201,487 new cars and light commercial vehicles were sold in Russia in May, some 28,000 less than a year earlier.

  • Asian shares were mostly lower on Friday as caution over U.S. jobs data overshadowed Wall Street's record and the ECB's stimulus measures.

  • DETROIT, June 5- The United Auto Workers union said on Thursday it will announce as soon as next week a plan to organize workers at the Daimler AG Mercedes-Benz plant in Alabama. Casteel did not offer details of the UAW's plan in Alabama.

  • Asia stocks mixed; ECB meeting, US jobs report in focus Wednesday, 4 Jun 2014 | 6:11 AM ET

    Asian equities were mixed on Wednesday as investors looked ahead to key risk events this week.