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Car recycling in Kazakhstan to cost $425 million

According to the Association of Kazakhstan Auto Business (AKAB) president Andrey Lavrentiyev, it takes $425 million to introduce recycling of used cars in Kazakhstan.

Car recycling in Kazakhstan to cost $425 million
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Homeless man crashes Model 'A' Ford into river

A 34-year-old homeless man was arrested after allegedly crashing a stolen 1930 Model "A" Ford car into a river in the US state of Oregon, police said.

Homeless man crashes Model 'A' Ford into river
Honda recalls 2 mn vehicles worldwide for airbag defect
Honda recalls 2 mn vehicles worldwide for airbag defect

Japan's Honda Motor recalled more than two million vehicles worldwide over an airbag defect that could pose a fire risk.

Honda recalls 2 mn vehicles worldwide for airbag defect
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GM recalls another 3.4 mn cars for ignition problem

General Motors on Monday recalled 3.4 million cars in North America to fix an ignition problem that could cause the car to lose power that is linked to injuries.

GM recalls another 3.4 mn cars for ignition problem
Ferrari may leave Formula One: report
Ferrari may leave Formula One: report

Ferrari chairman Luca di Montezemolo may pull his team out of Formula One because it "isn't working" and the Italian firm may switch to sports-car competition, he told Friday's Wall Street Journal.

Ferrari may leave Formula One: report
Nissan unveils newest all-electric vehicle
Nissan unveils newest all-electric vehicle

Nissan unveiled its second all-electric vehicle, the Japanese automaker's latest push into the eco-friendly car sector despite disappointing sales.

Nissan unveils newest all-electric vehicle
GM fires 15 over ignition scandal but says 'no coverup'
GM fires 15 over ignition scandal but says 'no coverup'

General Motors chief executive Mary Barra said Thursday that the company has fired 15 mostly senior executives over the deadly ignition scandal that has placed the automaker under federal investigation.

GM fires 15 over ignition scandal but says 'no coverup'
Ford recalls almost 1.4 million cars in North America
Ford recalls almost 1.4 million cars in North America

US automaker Ford Motor issued safety recalls Thursday for nearly 1.4 million cars in North America, mostly in the US, to fix potential steering and other problems.

Ford recalls almost 1.4 million cars in North America
World Trade Organization (WTO) Director-General Roberto Azevedo. ©Reuters/Denis Balibouse
US wins WTO case against China on luxury cars

The WTO on Friday rejected Chinese tariffs on US-made luxury cars, handing Washington a victory on one of the growing number of disputes between the world's two largest economies.

US wins WTO case against China on luxury cars
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Toyota recalls 520,000 vehicles globally

Toyota on Friday said it is recalling about 520,000 vehicles, mostly in North America, over several issues including cable corrosion that could see unused spare tyres fall off.

Toyota recalls 520,000 vehicles globally
GM fined record $35 mn over ignition recall delay
GM fined record $35 mn over ignition recall delay

The US auto safety regulator Friday imposed a record $35 million fine on General Motors for its failure to promptly recall cars with ignition faults linked to at least 13 deaths.

GM fined record $35 mn over ignition recall delay
The Porsche Carrera GT. ©Reuters
Suit filed in death of 'Fast and Furious' actor Paul Walker

The widow of the man who was driving a sports car when it crashed, killing him and "Fast and Furious" star Paul Walker last year, is suing Porsche.

Suit filed in death of 'Fast and Furious' actor Paul Walker
Formula One: F1 threatened by cash crisis
Formula One: F1 threatened by cash crisis

Formula One faces a serious cash crisis if it does not introduce serious cost-cutting measures, Williams' deputy team-principal Claire Williams warned.

Formula One: F1 threatened by cash crisis
Ford, Chrysler recall hundreds of thousands of vehicles
Ford, Chrysler recall hundreds of thousands of vehicles

US automakers Ford and Chrysler recalled on Friday hundreds of thousands of vehicles, most of them in North America, to fix faulty software and mechanical problems.

Ford, Chrysler recall hundreds of thousands of vehicles
Fifty years of Mustang cool: is China along for the ride?
Fifty years of Mustang cool: is China along for the ride?

From Steve McQueen to "The Fast and the Furious", the Mustang has long cruised through American pop culture, but Ford is hoping its snarling sports car will find a new generation of fans as it turns 50: in China.

Fifty years of Mustang cool: is China along for the ride?
Formula One Chief Executive Bernie Ecclestone. ©Reuters/Olivia Harris
Formula One boss faces bribery charges in German trial

Formula One magnate Bernie Ecclestone faces bribery charges when his trial begins in Munich on Thursday in a case which threatens to end his reign.

Formula One boss faces bribery charges in German trial
China auto show opens amid environmental, growth concerns
China auto show opens amid environmental, growth concerns

Leading automakers gathered in Beijing Sunday for China's biggest car show, expressing confidence in the world's largest car market even though lacklustre economic growth and environmental restrictions have generated uncertainty.

China auto show opens amid environmental, growth concerns
Ford Mustang turns 50 atop Empire State Building
Ford Mustang turns 50 atop Empire State Building

Ford celebrated the 50th birthday of its beloved Mustang by displaying a new model of the convertible on top of the Empire State Building in New York.

Ford Mustang turns 50 atop Empire State Building
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BMW recalls half million cars worldwide

German automaker BMW is recalling almost half a million vehicles worldwide due to an engine part defect, a company spokesman said.

BMW recalls half million cars worldwide
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Hyundai to build fourth China plant

South Korea's largest carmaker Hyundai Motor said Wednesday it will sign a preliminary agreement to build a fourth plant in China, as it looks to expand in the world's biggest car market.

Hyundai to build fourth China plant