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Toyota recalls more than 6 million vehicles

Action covers 810,000 vehicles in Europe
April 9, 2014 09:51 CET | UPDATED: 4/9/14 15:24 CET - adds background/corrects rank

Toyota recalled 6.39 million vehicles worldwide for a range of glitches, from faulty airbags and seat rails to defective windshield wipers. The action affects about 2.34 million vehicles in North America and 810,000 in Europe.
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Cadillac, Buick top service satisfaction rankings for 1st time
1:00 pm U.S. ET | April 9 | UPDATED: 4/10/14 1:40 pm ET - adds GMC point correction

Cadillac overtook Lexus to top a survey of customer satisfaction with luxury dealership service departments, giving General Motors twin victories in a study by JD Power a ...
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New Tesla finance arm to lease Model S to businesses
8:17 am U.S. ET | April 8

Tesla Motors, a year after creating a lease-style program for its Model S electric sedan, is setting up a financing arm targeted at corporate buyers of the premium batter ...
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Beijing Auto looking to acquire a brand in U.S. or Europe
2:21 am U.S. ET | April 3

China's Beijing Automotive said it wants to buy a "mid to high-end brand" in the United States or Europe to boost its global presence and it already has candidates in min ...
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Chrysler recalls 867,795 SUVs worldwide to repair brake system
6:30 am U.S. ET | April 2

Chrysler Group is recalling 867,795 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango SUVs to install a shield to protect brake boosters from water corrosion. Vehicles from the model ...
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Volvo aims for 1 million car sales, chairman says
3:16 am U.S. ET | April 1

Volvo targets annual sales of more than 1 million vehicles in the long term, chairman Li Shufu told a Swedish newspaper. ...
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Airbag glitch spurs Nissan recall
12:01 am U.S. ET | March 31

A software problem that could deactivate airbags has prompted Nissan Motor Corp. to recall 989,701 vehicles in North America, including 2013-14 Altima sedans ...
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Chrysler to remain a U.S. legal entity
8:05 am U.S. ET | March 31 | UPDATED: 3/31/14 11:19 am ET - new photo

Chrysler Group LLC will remain a United States legal entity also after the completion of the Fiat Chrysler merger later this year, Fiat and Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne ...
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