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Tata Motors names Mistry interim chief as Slym successor sought

Feb. 7, 2014 11:57 CET
Tata Motors Chairman Cyrus Mistry will lead the automaker while it seeks a replacement for Karl Slym, the automaker's managing director, who fell to his death in Thailand last month....
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Tata boss Slym quarreled with wife before his death, Thai police say

1:34 am U.S. ET | Jan. 28, 2014
Thai police investigating how Tata Motors chief Karl Slym died said he had an argument with his wife on the eve of his death. Slym, a former GM executive from England, fell from a Bangkok hotel window....
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HANS GREIMEL

Asia boosts status as production powerhouse

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 28, 2014
Where will the bulk of the world's cars be built this year? More than a third of the global total will be manufactured in Asia -- and we're not talking about Japan....
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Thai police say Tata boss Slym quarreled with wife before his death

Jan. 28, 2014 07:34 CET
Thai police investigating how Tata Motors chief Karl Slym died said he had an argument with his wife on the eve of his death. Slym, a former GM executive from England, fell from a Bangkok hotel window....
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HANS GREIMEL

Asia flexes status as production powerhouse

2:00 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 27, 2014
Where will the bulk of the world's cars be assembled this year? More than a third of the global total will be manufactured in Asia -- and we're not talking about Japan....
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Tata Motors Managing Director Slym dies after Bangkok hotel fall

Jan. 26, 2014 15:19 CET
Tata Motors Managing Director Karl Slym died after falling from a high floor in a Bangkok hotel. The Englishman, who joined Tata in 2012 after a 17-year stint at GM, was in Bangkok for a Tata Motors Thailand board meeting....
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Cooper Tire drops Apollo Tyres merger bid, citing financing

9:15 am U.S. ET | Dec. 30, 2013
Cooper Tire & Rubber dropped plans to merge with India's Apollo Tyres, saying financing for the transaction is no longer available following a valuation dispute with the Indian competitor....
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GM will open Singapore headquarters to back emerging-market thrust

Nov. 13, 2013 08:04 CET
General Motors will open a new headquarters in Singapore headed by former Volvo CEO Stefan Jacoby to oversee markets including Southeast Asia and India....
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Continental to concentrate more on growth opportunities outside Europe

Oct. 23, 2013 15:40 CET
Continental is banking on growth outside Europe to help offset continued weakness in the region and is investing in adding tire production capacity in fast-growing markets....
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GM found responsible in India emissions test case, source says

6:32 am U.S. ET | Oct. 22, 2013
An Indian government-appointed panel investigating General Motors' recall of 114,000 Tavera vehicles says the company flouted testing regulations, a senior government official who has seen the report said....
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Ford's tilt toward China, Asia begins to pay off

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 6, 2013
A century after Henry Ford's assembly line in Michigan moved for the first time, among the changes in Ford's vehicle production, none is more dramatic than simply where it takes place. Ford vehicles assembled in China and the rest of Asia now outnumber those built in Europe for the first time. By 2015, Ford will have the capacity to produce more cars and trucks in Asia than it made last year in North America....
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