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Volkswagen halts production of Golfs in dispute with suppliers

The German Economy Ministry is urging Volkswagen and two of its suppliers to quickly end a dispute that has created production delays at six plants including VW's main factory in Wolfsburg.

The German Economy Ministry is urging Volkswagen and two of its suppliers to quickly end a dispute that has created production delays at six plants including VW's main factory in Wolfsburg.

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Volkswagen workers face cut in hours

A spokesman at the company's Wolfsburg headquarters (headcount 60,000) said shortening staff hours were a possible response to supply problems.

A spokesman at the company's Wolfsburg headquarters (headcount 60,000) said shortening staff hours were a possible response to supply problems.

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Strong yen prompts Toyota profit warning

Toyota has warned its 2016/17 profit will be the smallest in four years because of the stronger yen.

Toyota has warned its 2016/17 profit will be the smallest in four years because of the stronger yen.

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Tesla reports big losses again

Electric car maker Tesla has reported a steeper than expected quarterly loss, underscoring the financial hurdles it is facing.

Electric car maker Tesla has reported a steeper than expected quarterly loss, underscoring the financial hurdles it is facing.

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Tesla SolarCity merger approved

Electric car maker Tesla is to buy its sister company SolarCity which makes solar panels. CEO Elon Musk is the largest shareholder in both firms and chairman of SolarCity.

Electric car maker Tesla is to buy its sister company SolarCity which makes solar panels. CEO Elon Musk is the largest shareholder in both firms and chairman of SolarCity.

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Tesla questioned further over Autopilot after fatal crash

US safety regulators want detailed information from electric car maker Tesla about the design, operation and testing of its Autopilot technology following a fatal crash in May.

US safety regulators want detailed information from electric car maker Tesla about the design, operation and testing of its Autopilot technology following a fatal crash in May.

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New car sales slump in Britain in June

Sales of new cars in Britain fell in June but the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders said it was too early to link that to the Brexit vote.

Sales of new cars in Britain fell in June but the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders said it was too early to link that to the Brexit vote.

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Toyota recalls 3.4 million cars over fuel leak and airbag problems

Toyota is recalling nearly 3.4 million Prius and other cars to fix possible leaks from fuel emissions control units and a problem with airbag inflators made by the Swedish company Autoliv.

Toyota is recalling nearly 3.4 million Prius and other cars to fix possible leaks from fuel emissions control units and a problem with airbag inflators made by the Swedish company Autoliv.