Honda says it will be difficult to recoup billions spent recalling Takata airbags

Honda says Takata's bankruptcy will make it difficult for the automaker to recoup billions of dollars it has spent to recall defective airbag inflators.


Ex-Toyota exec Julie Hamp working as adviser to PR firm

Julie Hamp, who left Toyota following an arrest for suspicion of violating Japan's drug laws, is working for global public relations firm Finsbury.

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FCA denies report it will pull Chrysler from Japan

Fiat Chrysler denied it has decided to pull its Chrysler brand out of Japan after the Nikkei reported the automaker was planning to stop selling the cars in the country as early as next year following years of poor sales.

India exit puts GM in 'right markets'

GM CEO Mary Barra signaled that GM isn't planning any more major reductions to its geographic profile. Still, she said the company would aggressively pare costs everywhere it can.

Volvo to start XC90 output in India

Volvo will start production of its XC90 flagship SUV in India as part of a drive to double its sales in the country. India's premium market is forecast to grow rapidly in the coming years.

GM will refocus operations in India for exports

GM will stop selling cars in India but doesn't plan to leave the market entirely. It will keep its tech center and refocus production by making one of its two local plants an export-only factory. The other will be sold to China's SAIC Motor.

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