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Carmakers struggle in southeast Asia

US and EU manufacturers playing catch-up with Japanese rivals Asia homepage

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Carmakers must respect drivers who are leery of new tech features: Bill Ford

By Ben Klayman DETROIT (Reuters) – Ford Motor Co Executive Chairman Bill Ford said new technologies that allow cars to talk to each other and drive themselves may scare some people, so the industry will need to allow consumers to … Continue reading

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Carmakers, others fund research toward cars that talk to each other

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. The … Continue reading

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India regulator fines carmakers

India fines 14 major automotive groups $ 422m for suppressing competition in spare parts market, echoing similar move by authorities in China Asia homepage

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Carmakers rev up Indonesia discounts

Carmakers in one of the world’s hottest emerging markets forced to offer unprecedented discounts as competition heats up following production expansion Asia homepage

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Carmakers warned of ‘data monsters’

VW chief highlights the threat of abuse and exploitation of the vast amounts of consumer data generated as vehicles are increasingly connected Asia homepage

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US carmakers raise doubts over auto boom

Automakers blame harsh US winter weather throughout January for the sales declines Asia homepage

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Foreign carmakers seek to ride US revival

New CEOs at US divisions of Nissan, Hyundai and Volkswagen focus on reversing stuttering performance with fresh models tailored to the local market Asia homepage

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Software – the new battleground for carmakers

By Edward Taylor and Ilona Wissenbach STUTTGART (Reuters) – The new Mercedes-Benz C-Class has cameras that can read road signs and sensors to judge distance to the car in front, but is not yet able to make full use of … Continue reading

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French carmakers poised to re-enter Iran

Following a thawing of relations between Tehran and the international community, Renault and Peugeot hope to win back their large market shares Asia homepage

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