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Visteon in talks to sell stake in South Korean unit US-based automotive parts supplier Visteon is in negotiations to sell its stake in South Korean joint venture Halla Visteon Climate Control (HVCC) to private equity firm Hahn. Automotive > Parts, Tires and Aftermarket > News
Over 100,000 Mazda6 sedans recalled for defect in tire pressure sensor By ABR Staff Writer
Japanese carmaker Mazda is recalling more than 100,000 Mazda 6 sedans from the 2014-15 model years due to issues with the tire pressure monitoring system.
News Lexus launches RC 350 coupe in three models By ABR Staff Writer
Premium car maker Lexus has introduced the RC 350 coupe with a design aimed at younger users.
News Swiss u-blox's Cat. 4 TOBY-L200 4G LTE module wins technical approval for North America By ABR Staff Writer
Swiss u‑blox has revealed that that its Cat. 4 TOBY-L200 4G LTE module has achieved "network compatible" status for North Americas largest LTE network.
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BorgWarner delivers advanced turbocharging technology to Volkswagen in China By ABR Staff Writer
BorgWarner has supplied its advanced turbocharging technology for Volkswagen's latest four-cylinder gasoline engine for the Chinese market.
News Volvo makes $497m provision for EU investigation contingencies By ABR Staff Writer
Volvo is making a provision of €400m ($497m) to pay any possible fine to be imposed by the European Commission as a result of its ongoing investigation into the company’s violation of antitrust rules.
News Michelin opens first X TWEEL airless radial tire manufacturing facility in US By ABR Staff Writer
Michelin has set up a new facility in the US for production of X TWEEL airless radial tire for commercial applications.
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Over 100,000 Mazda6 sedans recalled for defect in tire pressure sensor
By ABR Staff Writer
Japanese carmaker Mazda is recalling more than 100,000 Mazda 6 sedans from the 2014-15 model years due to issues with the tire pressure monitoring system.
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Swiss u-blox's Cat. 4 TOBY-L200 4G LTE module wins technical approval for North America
By ABR Staff Writer
Swiss u‑blox has revealed that that its Cat. 4 TOBY-L200 4G LTE module has achieved "network compatible" status for North Americas largest LTE network.
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Auto Components

Jaguar introduces justDrive application for in car connectivity
By ABR Staff Writer
Jaguar has introduced justDrive, an app technology which is designed to integrate smartphone apps into a single, voice-activated in-car experience.
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BMW to use Google Glass to improve vehicle manufacturing
By ABR Staff Writer
BMW has commenced a pilot project to test the impact of wearable technology in improving quality assurance of its cars at its plant in Spartanburg in South Carolina.
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Technology

Swiss u-blox's Cat. 4 TOBY-L200 4G LTE module wins technical approval for North America
By ABR Staff Writer
Swiss u‑blox has revealed that that its Cat. 4 TOBY-L200 4G LTE module has achieved "network compatible" status for North Americas largest LTE network.
News
BorgWarner delivers advanced turbocharging technology to Volkswagen in China
By ABR Staff Writer
BorgWarner has supplied its advanced turbocharging technology for Volkswagen's latest four-cylinder gasoline engine for the Chinese market.
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Leasing & Insurance

Penske Truck Leasing to feature at Natural Gas Vehicle Conference and Expo in Kansas
Penske Truck Leasing will be featured at the upcomingNatural Gas Vehicle Conference and Expo in Kansas City, Missouri, November 11-14, at the Kansas CityConvention Center. Penske is a gold sponsor of the event and will be located in expo booth 810. Penske's booth will feature a compressed natural gas (CNG) semi-tractor from its commercial truck rental fleet.
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Mercury General Corporation to acquire Workmen's auto insurance company
Mercury General Corporation (NYSE-MCY) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement for the purchase of Workmen's Auto Insurance Company ("Workmen's"), subject to regulatory approval. The purchase price is $8 million and the transaction is expected to close during the first quarter of 2015.
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Supply Chain

Continental Automotive agreed to pay $4m in fine for bid rigging
By ABR Staff Writer
The US Department of Justice announced that Continental Automotive Electronics and Continental Automotive Korea have agreed agreed to plead guilty for bid rigging of vehicle equipment sold to vehicle makers in the country.
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iBOLT iPhone Car Dock added to Dock'n connect lineup
For iPhone users who want the latest in distraction-free driving and easy access to GPS and music while in the car, there's good news. iBOLT, the maker of the Dock'n Connect car dock, which provides people with a safe and convenient way to connect to their outside world while driving, today introduced the iPro2 Car Dock
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Green Technology

Lexus launches RC 350 coupe in three models
By ABR Staff Writer
Premium car maker Lexus has introduced the RC 350 coupe with a design aimed at younger users.
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Audi to ramp up production of A3 Sportback e-tron in Germany
By ABR Staff Writer
Audi is increasing production of its first plug-in hybrid model, Audi A3 Sportback e-tron at the company’s main plant in Ingolstadt, Germany.
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