Automobile manufacturing

FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2017 file photo, the 2017 Nissan Rogue Sport is on display at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The nonprofit Center for Auto Safety filed a petition, Friday, April 12, 2019 with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to investigate automatic emergency braking on some Nissan Rogue SUVs, alleging the safety feature makes the vehicles brake when there’s no emergency. The group says about 675,000 Rogues from 2017 and 2018 should be recalled. Nissan says it has taken “field actions” to tell customers of a software update that improves performance of the automated braking system. The government says it will evaluate the petition. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
April 13, 2019 - 11:59 am
DETROIT (AP) — A U.S. auto safety group wants the government to investigate automatic emergency braking on some Nissan Rogue SUVs, alleging that the safety feature makes the vehicles brake even when there's no emergency. The nonprofit Center for Auto Safety filed a petition with the National...
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FILE - In this Oct. 31, 2018, file photo, a staff member walks past an auto transport loaded with new vehicles in the parking lot for a local automaker in Qingdao in eastern China's Shandong province. The China Association of Auto Manufacturers, reported Friday, April 12, 2019, that sales of SUVs, sedans and minivans in the industry's biggest global market fell 6.9 percent in March from a year earlier. (Chinatopix via AP, File)
April 12, 2019 - 4:39 am
BEIJING (AP) — China's auto sales fell again in March but the contraction in the biggest global market was smaller than in recent months, an industry group reported Friday. Sales of SUVs, sedans and minivans in the industry's biggest global market fell 6.9% from a year earlier to just over 2...
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FILE - In this March 6, 2019, file photo, Carole Ghosn, wife of Nissan's former Chairman Carlos Ghosn, walks to a car waiting at the entrance of Tokyo Detention Center, where her husband is detained in Tokyo. Carole Ghosn will be questioned Thursday, April 11, 2019 by Japanese prosecutors in a Tokyo court. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)
April 11, 2019 - 1:10 am
TOKYO (AP) — The wife of Nissan's former Chairman Carlos Ghosn was being questioned by prosecutors in a Tokyo court Thursday, after her husband was taken into custody on financial misconduct allegations. A person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press that Carole Ghosn is not a...
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In this image made from video released by Carlos Ghosn via his lawyer Tuesday, April 9, 2019, former Nissan chairman Ghosn speaks on camera in Tokyo. Ghosn, who was arrested in Japan on financial misconduct charges, gets his say in a video shown by his legal team. (Carlos Ghosn via AP)
April 09, 2019 - 4:20 am
TOKYO (AP) — Nissan's former Chairman Carlos Ghosn maintained his innocence in a video released by his legal team Tuesday and accused some executives at the Japanese automaker of a "conspiracy" that led to his arrest on financial misconduct allegations. "The first message is that I'm innocent,"...
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Cars are seen during an opening ceremony of the Mercedes Benz automobile assembly plant outside Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, April 3, 2019. Germany's Daimler AG has opened a new Mercedes factory in Russia, part of a 250 million euro ($281 million) investment it says will create 1,000 jobs. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin, Pool)
April 05, 2019 - 9:11 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union authorities said Friday that German automakers BMW, Daimler and Volkswagen colluded to limit the development of emissions-cleaning technology in cars. The finding adds to the car industry's woes after Volkswagen in 2015 admitted to cheating on emissions tests in the U...
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A car which is believed to be carrying Nissan former Chairman Carlos Ghosn leaves an apartment building early Thursday, April 4, 2019 in Tokyo. Japanese prosecutors took Nissan's former Chairman Ghosn for questioning Thursday, barely a month after he was released on bail ahead of his trial on financial misconduct charges.(Takuya Inaba/Kyodo News via AP)
April 04, 2019 - 5:06 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo prosecutors arrested Nissan's former chairman Carlos Ghosn on Thursday for a fourth time on fresh allegations that cut short his brief time outside detention. Ghosn was taken from his apartment in Tokyo early in the morning to the prosecutors' office and then sent to the Tokyo...
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In this April 3, 2019 photo, former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn in a car leaves his lawyer's office in Tokyo. Japanese prosecutors took Ghosn for questioning Thursday, April 4, 2019, barely a month after he was released on bail ahead of his trial on financial misconduct charges. (Takuya Inaba/Kyodo News via AP)
April 04, 2019 - 8:58 am
TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the criminal case against Nissan's former chairman, Carlos Ghosn (all times local): 10:55 p.m. A lawyer for Carlos Ghosn's family is accusing Japanese prosecutors of unfairly targeting his wife and seizing her computer, phone and passport during Ghosn's latest arrest...
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A car which is believed to be carrying Nissan former Chairman Carlos Ghosn leaves an apartment building early Thursday, April 4, 2019 in Tokyo. Japanese prosecutors took Nissan's former Chairman Ghosn for questioning Thursday, barely a month after he was released on bail ahead of his trial on financial misconduct charges.(Takuya Inaba/Kyodo News via AP)
April 03, 2019 - 10:36 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Nissan's former Chairman Carlos Ghosn was arrested Thursday morning for a fourth time by Tokyo prosecutors investigating him for alleged financial misconduct while leading the Japanese automaker. Tokyo prosecutors said Ghosn's arrest was on suspicion he diverted $5 million from funds...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, file photograph, an unsold 2019 S75D sits at a Tesla dealership in Littleton, Colo. Tesla's assembly lines slowed down during a rocky start to the new year, which will likely magnify nagging doubts about whether the electric car pioneer will be able to make the leap into mass market. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
April 03, 2019 - 8:31 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tesla's assembly lines slowed down during a rocky start to the new year, which will likely magnify nagging doubts about whether the electric car pioneer will be able to make the mass-market leap. The Palo Alto, California, company churned out 77,100 vehicles from January to...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin signs a car hood during an opening ceremony of the Mercedes Benz automobile assembly plant outside Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, April 3, 2019, with Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG Dieter Zetsche, background centre, and German economics ministers Peter Altmaier, next right to Putin. Germany’s Daimler AG has opened a new Mercedes factory in Russia, part of a 250 million euro ($281 million) investment it says will create 1,000 jobs. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin, Pool)
April 03, 2019 - 8:04 am
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's Daimler AG has opened a new Mercedes factory in Russia, part of a 250 million euro ($281 million) investment it says will create 1,000 jobs. CEO Dieter Zetsche said Wednesday the Moscow-area plant will produce Mercedes sedans and SUVs for the local market, and is part of a...
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