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400 deaths a day force India to take car safety seriously

In India, more than 150,000 people are killed each year in traffic accidents. The government is attempting to curb the carnage caused by everything from speeding two-wheelers to cars not equipped with airbags.


U.S., South Korea to hold trade talks on Jan. 5 in Washington

The United States and South Korea will hold talks on the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement on Jan. 5 in Washington.

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Japan's automakers look beyond scandals to future

Japan's automakers will present their futuristic visions for electric and autonomous vehicles at the Tokyo auto show this week as the the industry continues to reel from scandals that have hit automakers including Nissan and suppliers such as Kobe Steel and Takata.

Nissan halts Japan-market output

Nissan has suspended production of Japan-market vehicles for two weeks after it concedes uncertified workers kept inspecting cars after earlier recall.

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Toyota resumes Japan production after typhoon

Toyota said it was operating second shifts as normal at its Japanese plants, after suspending first shifts as a typhoon precaution. Four people were reported killed in the wake of Typhoon Lan.

Nissan's lax inspections started at least 20 years ago, report says

Nissan's inappropriate inspection practices have been going for at least 20 years, Japanese broadcaster NHK said. The report followed a decision by the automaker to suspend domestic vehicle production to address misconduct in its final inspection procedures, which has led to a recall of 1.2 million cars sold in Japan.

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