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Mitsubishi Materials says units falsified product data for cars

Mitsubishi Materials said its subsidiaries falsified data about products, including parts for cars, for at least a year. It is the latest in a series of quality assurance scandals in Japan.

EU fines 5 airbag, seat belt suppliers over cartel

EU antitrust regulators fined five suppliers a combined $40 million for taking part in cartels to fix prices for seat belts, airbags and steering wheels sold to Japanese automakers.


Mahindra prepares 'brand journey' to launch passenger vehicles in U.S.

India's Mahindra & Mahindra, preparing to launch an off-road vehicle in the US, will take a "thoughtful" approach to marketing on-road passenger vehicles next, company officials said.

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COMMENTARY: Keith Crain
End the wait for safety technology

If an automaker has developed automatic braking and can install it as an option, then it can make the same technology standard on all its vehicles.

At Bosch, to err can be divine

Bosch wants to stimulate creative new ideas for the coming era of autonomous vehicles. To get there, it's willing to accept a few unsuccessful efforts.

Ghosn's ace for growth: Suppliers

Carlos Ghosn has big visions for the growth of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance. And to make it happen, he knows he must lean on parts suppliers like never before.

Toyota preps another small crossover concept

Toyota will unwrap a small crossover concept vehicle at the Los Angeles Auto Show geared toward outdoor enthusiasts and urban dwellers. It will be the third crossover concept introduced this year based on the company's new modular platform.

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