Asia

Takata shares slump after influential day trader tweets he sold shares

Takata, finalizing a buyer after spurring record auto industry recalls, fell in Tokyo trading after a Japanese day trader told his more than 103,000 Twitter followers he sold shares in the airbag maker.

BMW, Porsche, Nissan face sales ban on some models in S. Korea

South Korea plans to disallow sales of some Porsche, BMW and Nissan models after finding errors in certification documents for the carmakers' imported vehicles. The country's environment ministry also plans to fine the automakers a combined $5.56 million.

EcoSport to be Ford's first import from India

The EcoSport crossover will be the first vehicle Ford Motor Co. imports from India, the latest sign of that country's importance to the Blue Oval.

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