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Nissan used uncertified inspectors even after misconduct found

TOKYO Nissan Motor Co Ltd said on Wednesday it conducted uncertified vehicle checks as recently as last week even after revealing the widespread misconduct at its domestic factories.

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Ford to recall about 1.3 million trucks in North America for door latch fix

WASHINGTON Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it would recall about 1.3 million 2015-17 Ford F-150 and 2017 Ford Super Duty trucks in North America to add water shields to side door latches at a cost of $267 million.

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UPDATE 2-Ford to recall about 1.3 mln trucks in N.America for door latch fix

WASHINGTON, Oct 18 Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it would recall about 1.3 million 2015-17 Ford F-150 and 2017 Ford Super Duty trucks in North America to add water shields to side door latches at a cost of $267 million.

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Tesla to raise pay by 30 pct at German division - works council

HAMBURG, Oct 18 Luxury electric car maker Tesla Inc and labour leaders at its German engineering unit have agreed a new pay structure that will raise workers' salaries by about 30 percent from current levels, the division's works council said.

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Atlas Copco boosts expectations for Nordic industrials with strong third quarter

STOCKHOLM Engineering group Atlas Copco reported surprisingly high profitability on Wednesday and said demand for vacuum equipment and mining gear drove its third-quarter order intake above market forecasts.

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BRIEF-Mahindra & Mahindra says NCLT ‍sanctioned scheme of amalgamation of Defence Land Systems India with Mahindra Defence Systems

* Mumbai bench of NCLT ‍sanctioned scheme of amalgamation of Defence Land Systems India with Mahindra Defence Systems Source text - http://bit.ly/2gjUeba Further company coverage:

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UPDATE 2-Atlas Copco boosts expectations for Nordic industrials with strong Q3

STOCKHOLM, Oct 18 Engineering group Atlas Copco reported surprisingly high profitability on Wednesday and said demand for vacuum equipment and mining gear drove its third-quarter order intake above market forecasts.

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BRIEF-Ford Motor recalls 1.3 mln 2015-17 F-150, 2017 Super Duty vehicles

* Ford Motor - issuing safety recall for about 1.3 million 2015-17 F-150, 2017 Super Duty vehicles in North America to add water shield to side door latches

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BRIEF-Ford field service action to correct door latch issue in certain model year 2015 through 2017 F-150 trucks

* Ford - field service action to correct door latch issue in certain model year 2015 through 2017 F-150 trucks, certain model year 2017 F-250 trucks​

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BRIEF-Mahindra & Mahindra ‍approves scheme of arrangement with Mahindra Two Wheelers

* Says ‍approved scheme of arrangement between Mahindra Two Wheelers and Mahindra & Mahindra Source text - http://bit.ly/2gkepFR Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Magna forms E-Powertrain joint venture in China

* Magna International - ‍has entered into a JV agreement with Huayu Automotive Systems Co, a subsidiary of Saic Motor​

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Ford to recall about 1.3 mln vehicles in N.America

Oct 18 Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it would recall about 1.3 million vehicles in North America to add a water shield to side door latches.

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BRIEF- Liaoning SG Automotive Group unit receives 90 mln yuan government subsidy

* Says its automotive unit received 90 million yuan government subsidy

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VW's Seat abandons ambitions to enter Iranian market

BERLIN, Oct 18 Volkswagen's Spanish division Seat is no longer looking at the possibility of entering the Iranian car market, saying on Wednesday that it needed to concentrate instead on boosting growth in its core markets in Europe and other regions.

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Mitsubishi Motors to seek growth in China, U.S. as it moves on from scandal

TOKYO Mitsubishi Motors Corp said it plans to boost sales by 30 percent over three years, setting ambitious goals for growth in China and the United States as well as a comeback in Japan where has been hobbled by a mileage cheating scandal.

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UPDATE 2-Mitsubishi Motors to seek growth in China, U.S. as it moves on from scandal

* First mid-term plan since mileage cheating scandal (Adds regional sales targets, profitability goals)

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UPDATE 1-Thai Sept car exports at 2-year high as Mid-East demand recovers

* Sept car exports +7.19 pct y/y, domestic sales +21.9 pct y/y

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BRIEF-Zhejiang Sanhua Intelligent Controls' unit receives to be auto parts supplier of Volvo

Oct 18 Zhejiang Sanhua Intelligent Controls Co Ltd

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UPDATE 1-Nissan used uncertified inspectors even after misconduct found

* Uncertified technicians performed checks after Sept. 20 -Nissan

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China's electric car output to hit one million next year: BAIC chairman

BEIJING China's electric vehicle (EV) production could touch 1 million units next year and 3 million units by 2020, said Xu Heyi, chairman of carmaker BAIC Group, on Wednesday, likely exceeding a government set target.

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