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Typhoon Lan heads out to sea, leaves three dead and flooding

TOKYO A rapidly weakening typhoon Lan made landfall in Japan on Monday, setting off landslides and flooding that prompted evacuation orders for tens of thousands of people, but then headed out to sea after largely sparing the capital, Tokyo.

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UK's Pendragon warns on profit, blames weak demand for new cars

LONDON, Oct 23 British car dealership chain Pendragon on Monday warned on full-year profit, blaming a decline in demand for new cars and the consequent price correction in the used car market.

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UPDATE 1-Typhoon Lan heads out to sea, leaves three dead and flooding

TOKYO, Oct 23 A rapidly weakening typhoon Lan made landfall in Japan on Monday, setting off landslides and flooding that prompted evacuation orders for tens of thousands of people, but then headed out to sea after largely sparing the capital, Tokyo.

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BRIEF-Toyota to operate second shift at all Japan plants as normal

* Toyota says to operate second shift at all Japan plants as normal, after suspending first shift on Monday as typhoon precaution Further coverage: (Reporting By Naomi Tajitsu)

Oct 22 2017
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Mercedes celebrate toughest title yet

AUSTIN, Texas Mercedes joined a select group of teams to have won the Formula One constructors' championship for four years in a row on Sunday and recognized it as their toughest title yet.

Oct 22 2017

Motor racing-Mercedes celebrate toughest title yet

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct 23 Mercedes joined a select group of teams to have won the Formula One constructors' championship for four years in a row on Sunday and recognised it as their toughest title yet.

Oct 22 2017
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China's recyclers eye looming electric vehicle battery mountain

SHANGHAI After years of dismantling discarded televisions and laptops, a Shanghai recycling plant is readying itself for a new wave of waste: piles of exhausted batteries from the surge of electric vehicles hitting China's streets.

Oct 22 2017

Weakening typhoon Lan passes near Tokyo, at least two killed

TOKYO, Oct 23 A rapidly weakening typhoon Lan made landfall in Japan on Monday, setting off landslides and flooding but leaving the capital, Tokyo, largely unscathed, although at least two people were reported killed and train and plane services disrupted.

Oct 22 2017
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London introduces charge on most polluting vehicles

LONDON London introduced a charge on the oldest and most polluting vehicles on Monday to try to improve air quality in the British capital, the city's mayor, Sadiq Khan, said.

Oct 22 2017

London introduces charge on most polluting vehicles

LONDON, Oct 23 London introduced a charge on the oldest and most polluting vehicles on Monday to try to improve air quality in the British capital, the city's mayor, Sadiq Khan, said.

Oct 22 2017

INSIGHT-China's recyclers eye looming electric vehicle battery mountain

* China lithium battery waste to reach 170,000 tonnes next yr

Oct 22 2017
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Tesla reaffirms effort to build cars in China; mum on deal report

Electric car maker Tesla Inc reaffirmed on Sunday it is talking with the Shanghai municipal government to set up a factory in the region and expects to agree on a plan by the end of the year, but declined to comment on a report that a deal has been reached.

Oct 22 2017

UPDATE 1- Tesla reaffirms effort to build cars in China; mum on deal report

Oct 22 Electric car maker Tesla Inc reaffirmed on Sunday it is talking with the Shanghai municipal government to set up a factory in the region and expects to agree on a plan by the end of the year, but declined to comment on a report that a deal has been reached.

Oct 22 2017

Tesla moves closer to deal to build cars in China

Oct 22 Electric car maker Tesla Inc said on Sunday it is talking with the Shanghai municipal government to set up a factory in the region and expects to agree on a plan by the end of the year.

Oct 22 2017

UPDATE 5-Typhoon kills at least two in Japan, prompts call for thousands to evacuate

TOKYO, Oct 22 A typhoon roared towards Japan's main island on election day on Sunday, killing at least two people, prompting a warning for tens of thousands to evacuate and the cancellation of hundreds of flights.

Oct 22 2017
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Toyota to halt operations at all Japan plants as typhoon precaution

TOKYO Toyota Motor Corp will suspend operations at all of its assembly plants in Japan, including those of its subsidiaries, from Monday morning as a precautionary measure as a powerful typhoon approaches Japan's mainland, a spokesman said.

Oct 22 2017

Toyota to halt operations at all Japan plants as typhoon precaution

TOKYO, Oct 22 Toyota Motor Corp will suspend operations at all of its assembly plants in Japan, including those of its subsidiaries, from Monday morning as a precautionary measure as a powerful typhoon approaches Japan's mainland, a spokesman said.

Oct 22 2017