U.S. regulators expand number of vehicles affected by Takata recalls

DETROIT - U.S. safety regulators on Wednesday expanded the number of vehicles in the United States that may be affected by recalls for potentially defective Takata Corp air bags that could spray shrapnel at occupants.

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JLR sees China sales growth roughly halving this year - exec

CHANGSHU China - British luxury carmaker Jaguar Land Rover Ltd sees sales growth in China roughly halving this year and decelerating even further next year due to a larger base of comparison and slower expansion of the world's largest auto market.

UPDATE 1-Jaguar Land Rover sees China sales growth roughly halving this year - exec

* Attributes difference to bigger comparison base, slower market

21 Oct 2014

As China gets tougher on fuel economy, some carmakers may be left behind

SHANGHAI/BEIJING - Chinese automakers from state-owned FAW Co to Zhejiang Geely are racing to sell more eco-friendly cars as they try to meet tough fuel economy rules due next year as part of Beijing's battle against pollution.

Toyota recalls 247,000 vehicles in U.S. over Takata air bags

DETROIT - Toyota Motor Corp recalled 247,000 cars, SUVs and pickup trucks in the United States on Monday because of potentially defective front passenger air bag inflators from Japan's Takata Corp that can rupture and spray metal shrapnel, according to U.S. safety regulators.