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*R8 boosts Audi's U.S. pricing power vs BMW, Mercedes. BERLIN, April 17- Lamborghini is flaunting a technology-packed supercar at this week's Beijing auto show that will spice up its parent company Audi's own offerings just as the second-biggest luxury carmaker struggles to prove its technical prowess.
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.
Why high oil prices are actually good for airlines. NEW YORK— Airline executives frequently complain about fuel costs, but higher prices actually have been good for business. The average cost of a roundtrip domestic ticket grew to $378.62 from $351.48 in the last five years, when adjusted for inflation.
Ford Motor Co. rose$. 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.
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.
Toyota says it changed every exterior piece but the roof. But Toyota acknowledges that tastes have changed, and buyers of midsize cars want more style, comfort and performance to go with the reliability.
TOKYO, April 15- Some Japanese Internet companies are getting a boost from foreign investors as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pushes for an elusive strength his country's firms are not known for- high returns.
TOYOTA CITY, Japan/ TOKYO, April 16- Toyota Motor Corp is set to post record growth for the year just ended- with a likely $10 billion surge in operating profit- but the mood at its HQ in Japan's prosperous automotive heartland is cautious as executives warn of a leaner year ahead.
DETROIT— As General Motors shows off its newest cars and trucks in New York this week, analysts are watching for signs that consumers are shying away from the ones sitting on dealer lots.
Ford Motor Co. rose$. 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 $34.30.
*Peugeot targets 2 pct automotive margin for 2018. PARIS, April 14- PSA Peugeot Citroen will nearly halve its product line and focus investment on new technology in an attempt to return to profit, the struggling carmaker's new boss Carlos Tavares said on Monday.
Ford Motor Co. rose$. 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.
*Peugeot targets 2 pct automotive margin for 2018. PARIS, April 14- PSA Peugeot Citroen's new boss Carlos Tavares vowed to halt losses and restore profitability at its core manufacturing division in 2018, as he set out a long-awaited recovery plan for the struggling French carmaker.
TOKYO, April 14- Japanese stocks slumped to a fresh six-month low on Monday as market sentiment stayed fragile after a rocky session on Wall Street and on escalating tensions in Ukraine. The Nikkei share average closed down 0.4 percent at 13,910.16, its lowest level since Oct. 8.
*Dip-buying in Toyota and other large-caps supports. TOKYO, April 14- Tokyo stocks slipped to a fresh six-month low on Monday as market sentiment stayed fragile after a rocky session on Wall Street and on escalating tensions in Ukraine. Bargain hunting in large caps like Toyota Motor Corp offered some support and helped the benchmark Nikkei trim earlier losses.
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.