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U.S. judge in Takata bankruptcy halts lawsuits vs. automakers for 90 days

A federal judge overseeing the bankruptcy of Takata's business in the United States halted lawsuits for 90 days against automakers brought by victims of its faulty airbag inflators.

Geely earnings double on cars co-developed with Volvo

Geely Automobile Holdings said that first-half profit more than doubled, scoring its fastest earnings growth in eight years as cars designed with Volvo won over domestic consumers.

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Fiat Chrysler joins BMW, Intel self-driving alliance

Fiat Chrysler is joining the self-driving alliance led by BMW, Intel and Mobileye, becoming the second automaker in the year-old group to opt to partner in developing an autonomous driving platform. The alliance plans to put both Level 3 and Level 4/5 automated driving technology into production by 2021.