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General Motors is hoping that a revamped Chevrolet Equinox compact SUV due out next year will reverse its declining sales in the hottest part of the US market. Its main competitors, the Honda CR-V, Toyota RAV4, Nissan Rogue and Ford Escape, all have seen sales increases through August. But Equinox…

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McLaren damped down a report on Wednesday that Apple Inc had made an approach for the British Formula One team owner and supercar maker. "We can confirm that McLaren is not in discussion with Apple in respect of any potential investment," a McLaren spokesman said. "As you would expect, the…

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General Motors Co (GM.N) on Wednesday affirmed its forecast for 2016 profit of up to $6.00 per share and said it expected to exceed its cost-savings target of $5.5 billion by 2018 as the automaker unveiled a new effort to convince investors of its value. GM said it cut costs…

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Jaguar expects to sell more sedans in India this year than Land Rover SUVs despite a strong pull in the market for off-roaders. Rohit Suri, who is the head of the two brands in India, said that sedan sales will likely surge ahead of SUVs, mainly led by the XE…

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Volkswagen faces 8.2 billion euros ($9.1 billion) in damages claims from investors over its emissions scandal in the legal district where the carmaker is based, a German court said on Wednesday. About 1,400 lawsuits have been lodged at the regional court in Braunschweig near Volkswagen's (VW) Wolfsburg headquarters, the court…

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The head of Volkswagen's (VOWG_p.DE) luxury car division Audi has been questioned by investigators looking into the company's emissions scandal, VW Chief Executive Matthias Mueller said on Tuesday. Mueller told reporters at an event in Hanover that Audi boss Rupert Stadler had been questioned but declined to give details. Earlier,…

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The acquisition was announced today by Ogi Redzic, alliance senior vice president of connected vehicles and mobility services. “The Sylpheo team of software developers and cloud engineers joining the alliance will have a unique opportunity to work on our next generation of connected cars and other advanced technologies,” Redzic said.…

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Volkswagen division MAN will next year start selling heavy-duty commercial vehicles with new digital services to make its trucks more efficient, as VW looks to challenge rivals Daimler and Volvo AB. Volkswagen has no plans for a public listing of its trucks business until 2019. "Top priority for us at…

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Poland aims to have 1 million electric cars on its roads by 2025 as it seeks to cut carbon emissions from transport and will offer tax and other incentives, the energy ministry said on Tuesday. The country is one of the biggest polluters in Europe as it has maintained coal-fuelled…

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Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) is making slow progress on fixing cars equipped with illicit engine software in Europe, having repaired less than 10 percent of the 8.5 million affected models, the company said on Monday. Germany's KBA motor vehicle authority has approved proposed fixes that would resolve the problem in about 5.1…