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Japan backs Toyota over Trump Mexico tax threat

Japan defends Toyota over Donald Trump's threat to heavily tax vehicles imported into the US that it is planning to build at a new plant in Mexico.

Japan defends Toyota over Donald Trump's threat to heavily tax vehicles imported into the US that it is planning to build at a new plant in Mexico.

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Note 7 disaster barely dents Samsung's profit

Samsung says its fourth-quarter profit likely leapt 50 percent from a year earlier to its highest level in more than three years.

Samsung says its fourth-quarter profit likely leapt 50 percent from a year earlier to its highest level in more than three years.

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Volkswagen must defend investor lawsuit in US - judge rules

A US judge has ruled Volkswagen does have a case to answer in a California court over the company's diesel emissions cheating scandal.

A US judge has ruled Volkswagen does have a case to answer in a California court over the company's diesel emissions cheating scandal.

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Uber vs Suva in Swiss driver employee ruling

A Swiss insurance agency has ruled one of Uber's drivers is an employee so it has to pay social security contributions; Uber said it will appeal.

A Swiss insurance agency has ruled one of Uber's drivers is an employee so it has to pay social security contributions; Uber said it will appeal.

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Maersk and Alibaba link up

The world's largest container shipping line Maersk has teamed up with the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba to cut out freight forwarders.

The world's largest container shipping line Maersk has teamed up with the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba to cut out freight forwarders.

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Peso slumps as Ford cancels Mexico plant

Mexico's peso hit a new record low after Ford said it won't build a huge car-making plant in the country following criticism by president-elect Trump.

Mexico's peso hit a new record low after Ford said it won't build a huge car-making plant in the country following criticism by president-elect Trump.

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Shipbuilder STX France's future hangs in the balance

Italian shipyard Fincantieri has been approved as the preferred bidder for cruise-ship builder STX France, but politics could yet scupper the deal.

Italian shipyard Fincantieri has been approved as the preferred bidder for cruise-ship builder STX France, but politics could yet scupper the deal.

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Volkswagen chased for emissions scandal compensation in Germany

A German consumer rights group has filed a test case against Volkswagen over the emissions cheating scandal trying to get compensation for owners.

A German consumer rights group has filed a test case against Volkswagen over the emissions cheating scandal trying to get compensation for owners.

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Airbus seals deal to sell 100 aircraft to Iran

Airbus has signed a firm agreement on the sale of 100 aircraft to Iran Air, almost a year after international sanctions on Iran were lifted.

Airbus has signed a firm agreement on the sale of 100 aircraft to Iran Air, almost a year after international sanctions on Iran were lifted.