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Trump on shutdown talks: 'Working on it'

President Donald Trump promised that his administration is "working on it" as he faced a flurry of questions Wednesday about discussions to reach an immigration deal and fund the government.

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UPDATE 1-Nissan's Infiniti vehicles to go electric

DETROIT, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Japanese carmaker Nissan Motor Co. plans to transform its upscale Infiniti brand of vehicles into a primarily electrified offering, Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa said on Tuesday.

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BlackBerry launches cybersecurity software for self-driving cars

(Reuters) - Canadian software maker BlackBerry Ltd on Monday launched a new cybersecurity software, which identifies vulnerabilities in programs used in self-driving cars.

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4 Simple Tips for Working From Home

Whether you’re starting out or looking to stay motivated at home, we’re here to help.

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South Korea and North Korea to hold working-level talks on January 15

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea and South Korea have agreed to hold working-level talks at the Tongil Pavilion on the North Korean side of the truce village of Panmunjom on Jan. 15, South Korea's unification ministry said in a statement on Saturday.

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South Korea and North Korea to hold working-level talks on January 15: Yonhap

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea and South Korea have agreed to have working-level talks on Jan. 15 at the Tongil Pavilion on the North Korean side of the truce village of Panmunjom, news agency Yonhap reported.

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Post-trade group working to further shorten U.S. settlement cycle

NEW YORK, Jan 12 (Reuters) - The post-trade processor for U.S. stocks, as well as corporate and municipal bonds, said it is taking steps to further cut the time it takes to settle trades in a bid to reduce risk in the financial system and free up more capital.

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Mitsubishi recalls 16,515 cars in Russia: Rosstandart

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's standards agency Rosstandart said on Friday it had been informed about the recall of 16,515 Mitsubishi cars sold in Russia between April 2013 and February 2016.

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PM May says working for best Brexit deal for the British people

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May said on Thursday she is working to secure the best trade deal with the European Union after London's mayor warned that Britain could lose almost 500,000 jobs if it fails to agree a deal.

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The Carpetbagger: Oscars So Awkward? Trying to Top the Globes Won’t Be Easy

As the women behind Time’s Up figure out if they can sustain the momentum from Sunday’s event, the Academy Awards face the specter of uncomfortable male moments.

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She'll carry these scars with her forever

Jason McMillan and Rachel Sheppard were seriously injured when a gunman opened fired on a Las Vegas crowd and may never fully recover.

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Exclusive: Saudi Aramco working to raise cheap loans before IPO - banking sources

DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Aramco is working to secure billions of dollars in cheap loans from banks seeking to strengthen their ties with the oil giant before its stock listing, banking and export credit agency (ECA) sources said.

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Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi launch $1 bln venture capital fund

TOKYO, Jan 10 (Reuters) - The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance said it is setting up a venture capital fund that plans to invest as much as $1 billion over five years, the latest move by major carmakers as they seek to adapt to rapid industry change by investing in startups.

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As Electric Cars’ Prospects Brighten, Japan Fears Being Left Behind

The country, which missed out on some earlier technological shifts, is now scrambling to catch up as the world warms up to battery-powered vehicles.

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Akamai working with Morgan Stanley for strategic review - report

Jan 9 (Reuters) - Akamai Technologies Inc is working with Morgan Stanley to explore strategic alternatives including a sale, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter.

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BRIEF-Akamai Technologies Said To Be Working With Morgan Stanley On Strategic Review‍​ - CNBC, Citing A Report

* AKAMAI TECHNOLOGIES INC IS SAID TO BE WORKING WITH MORGAN STANLEY ON A STRATEGIC REVIEW‍​ - CNBC, CITING A REPORT Further company coverage: ( Bangalore.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com )

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Floodwaters wash away cars

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BRIEF-NQ Mobile Inc - Unit Has Extended Product Offerings Beyond Passenger Cars

* NQ MOBILE INC - UNIT HAS EXTENDED PRODUCT OFFERINGS BEYOND PASSENGER CARS Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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GM races to build a formula for profitable electric cars

DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co Chief Executive Mary Barra has made a bold promise to investors that the Detroit automaker will make money selling electric cars by 2021.

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BRIEF-Intel partners with BMW, Nissan, Saic Motor, Volkswagen, Paramount Pictures, Ferrari North America to showcase power of data at CES

* INTEL PARTNERS WITH BMW, NISSAN, SAIC MOTOR, VOLKSWAGEN, PARAMOUNT PICTURES, FERRARI NORTH AMERICA TO SHOWCASE POWER OF DATA AT CES Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-GoPro Is Working With JPMorgan To Explore A Sale - Source

* GOPRO IS WORKING WITH JPMORGAN TO EXPLORE A SALE - SOURCE Further company coverage: (Bengaluru Newsroom)

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VW 2017 group sales rose to around 10.7 million cars, beating Toyota: Bild am Sonntag

BERLIN (Reuters) - Volkswagen group sales probably rose to around 10.7 million cars last year and kept the German behemoth ahead of Toyota as the world's largest automaker, Bild am Sonntag reported, citing in-house VW estimates.

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Is Trump's North Korea strategy working?

Kim Jong Un, to general surprise, announced in his New Year's Day speech that he was prepared to "melt the frozen north-south relations," to allow contacts with South Koreans and to discuss North Korean participation in the Winter Olympics to be held in February in South Korea.

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Exclusive: Renault-Nissan sets up $200 million fund to tap startups: sources

PARIS (Reuters) - The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance is pooling $200 million in a new mobility tech fund, three sources said, in the latest move by major carmakers to adapt to rapid industry change by investing in startups through their own venture capital arms.

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In Norway, Electric and Hybrid Cars Outsell Conventional Models

The country offers generous benefits to buyers of vehicles that run on new types of fuel, making ownership more affordable.

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Competing With the Giants in Race to Build Self-Driving Cars

Aurora, a start-up founded by the former head of Google’s self-driving project, will feed its technology into car giants Volkswagen and Hyundai.

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BlackBerry surges on deal with Baidu for self-driving cars

(Reuters) - BlackBerry Ltd and Chinese internet search firm Baidu Inc on Wednesday signed a deal to jointly develop self-driving vehicle technology, sending BlackBerry's Toronto-listed shares up 13 percent to a four-year high.

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UPDATE 1-Genworth and Oceanwide working to address U.S. security issues

WASHINGTON, Jan 3 (Reuters) - China's Oceanwide Holdings Co Ltd and insurer Genworth Financial Inc are working to amend a proposed deal in hopes of winning approval from a U.S. national security panel, Genworth said on Wednesday.

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Intel working to fix security flaw in its chips without slowing computers

FRANKFURT/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Intel Corp on Wednesday acknowledged a report that a design flaw in its chips could let hackers steal data but said that it was working on a solution that would not significantly slow computers.

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BRIEF-ARM Says Working With Intel, AMD On Mitigation For New Method To Exploit Certain High-End Processors

* SOFTBANK-OWNED ARM SAYS WORKING WITH INTEL, AMD ON MITIGATION FOR NEW METHOD TO EXPLOIT CERTAIN HIGH-END PROCESSORS

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Encounters: Working Out With Charles Glass, a Trainer to the Stars

In the 1980s, Mr. Glass was a champion bodybuilder. Now he helps sculpt celebrities and bodybuilders at the Gold’s Gym in Venice, Calif.

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Nissan working on mind-reading cars

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Nissan is trying to connect your car to your brain

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BRIEF-Nissan Group Reports U.S. Sales of 138,226 Units In December, Down 9.5 Pct

* SAYS SOLD 138,226 UNITS IN THE U.S. IN DEC. 2017, DOWN 9.5 PERCENT FROM PRIOR YEAR

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BRIEF-Wisdomtree Inc - ‍Committed To Provide Up To $30 Million In Additional Working Capital To Advisorengine Inc​

* WISDOMTREE INVESTMENTS INC - ‍COMMITTED TO PROVIDE UP TO $30 MILLION IN ADDITIONAL WORKING CAPITAL TO ADVISORENGINE INC​

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Myanmar frees journalists working for Turkish broadcaster

(Reuters) - Myanmar on Friday freed two journalists for Turkey's state broadcaster, their local interpreter and a driver after they completed a two-month jail sentence for violating an aircraft law by filming with a drone, a prison official said.

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Russia's standards agency says Nissan to recall 106,340 cars

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Japanese automaker Nissan Motor Co Ltd will recall 106,340 Nissan cars in Russia, Russia's technical safety watchdog Rosstandart said on Wednesday.

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UPDATE 2-China extends tax rebate for electric cars, hybrids

BEIJING/SHANGHAI, Dec 27 (Reuters) - China will extend a tax rebate on purchases of so-called new-energy vehicles (NEV) until the end of 2020, a boost for hybrid and electric car makers amid a shift by policy-makers away from the traditional internal combustion engine.

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China extends tax rebate for electric cars, hybrids

BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China will extend a tax rebate on purchases of so-called new-energy vehicles (NEV) until the end of 2020, a boost for hybrid and electric car makers amid a shift by policy-makers away from the traditional internal combustion engine.

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Uber working on deal to sell Xchange Leasing to Fair: source

(Reuters) - Ride-hailing company Uber is working on a deal to sell its U.S. auto-leasing business Xchange Leasing to startup digital car marketplace Fair, according to a person familiar with the matter.

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UPDATE 1-Uber working on deal to sell Xchange Leasing to Fair -source

Dec 26 (Reuters) - Ride-hailing company Uber is working on a deal to sell its U.S. auto-leasing business Xchange Leasing to startup digital car marketplace Fair, according to a person familiar with the matter.

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Myanmar police to free journalists working for Turkish broadcaster

(Reuters) - Myanmar police said on Tuesday they would drop pending charges against two journalists working for Turkey's state broadcaster, their interpreter and driver, who were jailed in November for violating an aircraft law by filming with a drone.

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Tunisia working with UAE on terrorist threat from female jihadist returnees

TUNIS (Reuters) - The UAE, which angered Tunisia by banning Tunisian women from its passenger flights, has intelligence that female jihadists returning from Iraq or Syria might try to use Tunisian passports to stage terrorist attacks, a Tunisian government official said.

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Russia's standards agency says Nissan to recall 127,738 cars

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Japanese automaker Nissan Motor Co Ltd will recall 127,738 Nissan cars in Russia, Russia's technical safety watchdog Rosstandart said on Monday.

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BRIEF-Nissan Motor Chairman Ghosn Could Be Questioned By Japanese Authorities Over Ongoing Vehicle Inspection Scandal - Nikkei

* NISSAN MOTOR CHAIRMAN CARLOS GHOSN COULD BE QUESTIONED BY JAPANESE AUTHORITIES OVER ONGOING VEHICLE INSPECTION SCANDAL - NIKKEI Source text (s.nikkei.com/2C2gkLX) Further company coverage:

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Ex-food worker smashes up cars at Green Bay's Lambeau Field

(Reuters) - A man fired as a food worker at Green Bay, Wisconsin's Lambeau Field stadium tried to assault a former co-worker with his car on Friday and crashed it into a storage room near the playing field of the National Football League's Packers, police said.

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House still working on overhauling harassment procedures

House lawmakers have delayed plans to unveil a sweeping proposal that would change the decades-old law that put in place the system through which sexual harassment, discrimination and other workplace related claims on Capitol Hill are handled.

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The Neediest Cases Fund: On the Surface and Underneath, a Syrian Boy Carries the Scars of War

Sariya El-Suleiman was a year old when a rocket hit his family’s home outside Damascus. Four years later, a skin disease that he developed after the attack is still perplexing doctors.

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OPEC starts working on oil supply cut exit strategy: sources

LONDON/DUBAI (Reuters) - OPEC has started working on plans for an exit strategy from its deal to cut supplies with non-member producers, two OPEC sources said, a sign that an eventual winding down of the deal is coming onto producers' radar, at least in theory.

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BMW aims to have sold 500,000 hybrid, electric cars by end-2019

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German carmaker BMW aims to more than double the number of electric and hybrid vehicles it has sold to 500,000 by the end of 2019, Chief Executive Harald Krueger told German weekly WirtschaftsWoche.

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Honda, Nissan developing solid-state batteries for EVs: report

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Honda Motor Co and Nissan Motor Co are developing all solid-state batteries for electric vehicles (EVs), Kyodo News reported on Thursday.

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Ben Carson leads Trump and his cabinet in a prayer that praises Trump and his cabinet

In an unusual moment, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson led members of the Trump cabinet in prayer during a meeting on Tuesday, thanking God "for a President and for cabinet members who are courageous, who are willing to face the winds of controversy in order to provide a better future for those who come behind us."

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Russia working on defensive measures to counter possible new U.S. sanctions: Kremlin

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia is working on defensive measures to prepare for possible new sanctions from the United States and other countries, the Kremlin said on Wednesday.

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BRIEF-Bombardier Transportation To Build Additional 27 VLocity Railcars For Victorian State Government

* BOMBARDIER KEEPS REGIONAL VICTORIA'S RAIL NETWORK MOVING WITH ADDITIONAL VLOCITY RAILCARS

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Saved by sensors, Sony aims to expand their use in robotics, self-driving cars

TOKYO (Reuters) - Sony Corp is poised to report its highest-ever profit this year on strong sales of image sensors after years of losing ground in consumer electronics and hopes to develop the technology for use in robotics and self-driving cars as competition heats up.

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Carson: Puerto Rico recovery 'better than what I had heard'

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson on Tuesday said Puerto Rico is recovering far beyond what he had heard, as he visited the island for the first time since it was devastated by Hurricane Maria.

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Trucks cart off mangled train cars after Washington state crash

DUPONT, Wash. (Reuters) - Workers lifted mangled train cars onto flatbed trucks on Tuesday from the wreckage of an Amtrak train that veered off a bridge over a Washington state highway while traveling at more than twice the speed limit on its first run on a new route.

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Thirteen train cars spilled off the tracks, killing at least three people near DuPont, Washington

An Amtrak passenger train derailed in Washington state, as several of its cars tumbled off a highway overpass on Monday, killing at least three people and injuring more than 100 others.

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What Needs to Happen Before Electric Cars Take Over the World

Electric vehicles have only a tiny market share, but the auto industry is betting billions that they will soon be as cheap as conventional cars.

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BRIEF-Starboard Value Reports 9.9 Pct Stake In Cars.Com - SEC Filing

* STARBOARD VALUE LP REPORTS 9.9 PERCENT STAKE IN CARS.COM INC AS ON DECEMBER 6 - SEC FILING

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BMW electric cars hit 100,000 sales target

BERLIN (Reuters) - BMW said on Monday it had hit its target of selling 100,000 electric cars this year around the world, benefiting from strong demand in western Europe and the United States for models such as the i3 and the 2-series plug-in hybrid Active Tourer.

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Derailment witness: Cars falling off overpass

Danae Orlob, who witnessed an Amtrak train derail onto an interstate in Washington state, says there were cars falling from both sides of an overpass.

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Clooney is working on a Watergate series

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BMW to build Czech test track for self-driving cars

BERLIN, Dec 15 (Reuters) - German luxury automaker BMW said on Friday it will spend over 100 million euros ($118 million) on a test track for self-driving and electric cars in the Czech Republic, as it expands its foray into alternative driving technologies.

Federal Taxes (US) nytimes.com

Op-Ed Columnist: Republicans Despise the Working Class

Unless you own a business or live off assets, you’re a second-class citizen in their eyes.

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Al Franken continues working while departure date unclear

Even though he announced he would resign within "the coming weeks" amid accusations he groped women, Sen. Al Franken is still reporting for duty to Capitol Hill with no departure date set.

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Exclusive: Guggenheim Partners working to quell investor concern about management

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Top executives at asset manager and investment bank Guggenheim Partners LLC are working to quell clients' concerns about the fate of their chief executive officer and about an...

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UPDATE 1-Renault gears up for driverless cars by buying magazines

* Renault aims to put hands-off cars on road by 2021 (updates throughout)

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Trying to Bypass Anxiety on the Road to Driverless Cars

Volvo is putting cameras in vehicles to see people interact with driver-assistance features and will use the data in designing fully autonomous cars.

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Donald Trump, the master of working from home

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On Pro Football: With Carson Wentz Out for the Season, Eagles’ Dreams Turn to Dread

Wentz, who has led Philadelphia to an 11-2 record, left the game with a season-ending knee injury that upended the Eagles and the N.F.C. playoff race.

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Volkswagen Chief Suggests Ending Subsidies for Diesel Cars

In a major turnaround, Matthias Müller said that Germany should consider phasing out tax breaks that have encouraged diesel’s popularity in Europe.

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Volkswagen recalls 30,777 cars in Russia: standards agency

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's standards agency Rosstandart said on Friday it had been informed about the recall of 30,777 Volkswagen Polo cars sold in Russia in 2015-2017.

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Ford Will Build Electric Cars in Mexico, Shifting Its Plan

The move will take advantage of lower costs and clear the way for a new Michigan plant to make driverless vehicles instead, which Ford said would mean even more jobs.

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Britain's May working towards EU summit, progress made in talks: spokesman

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May is working towards unlocking Brexit talks at an EU summit later this month and, despite there being more work to be done, has made good progress, her spokesman said on Wednesday.

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Myanmar says working to ensure returns of Rohingya refugees

GENEVA (Reuters) - Myanmar told the United Nations on Tuesday that it was finalizing terms for a joint working group with Bangladesh that will launch the process of safe and voluntary return of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees within about two months.

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Nissan, DeNA schedule public tests of self-driving car service in Japan next year

TOKYO (Reuters) - Nissan Motor Co and Japanese gaming software maker DeNA Co said on Tuesday they would begin public tests of their self-driving ride-sharing service in Japan next year.

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Amid rising discounts, Nissan seeks 'fair share' of pie in U.S.: executive

DETROIT (Reuters) - Facing a glut of late-model 2017 vehicles and rising consumer discounts by competitors, Nissan Motor Co Ltd will continue to target a "fair share of the pie" with big discounts of its own, the automaker's U.S. sales chief said on Monday.

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Amid rising discounts, Nissan seeks 'fair share' of pie in US -exec

DETROIT, Dec 4 (Reuters) - Facing a glut of late-model 2017 vehicles and rising consumer discounts by competitors, Nissan Motor Co Ltd will continue to target a "fair share of the pie" with big discounts of its own, the automaker's U.S. sales chief said on Monday.

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New book describes working for Trump

In a new book to be released Tuesday, Corey Lewandowski, who was fired as Trump's campaign manager during the election, and David Bossie, another top aide, detail what it was like to work with Trump when he was running for President.

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Nissan's Japan car sales slide for second month after compliance scandal

TOKYO (Reuters) - Nissan Motor Co's sales of domestic passenger cars fell by almost half in November - its second straight month of slides in the wake of a compliance scandal and its first since it resumed production of cars for the home market.

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GM plans large-scale launch of self-driving cars in U.S. cities in 2019

SAN FRANCISCO/DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co laid out its vision for self-driving vehicles on Thursday, telling investors it planned a commercial launch of fleets of fully autonomous robo-taxis in multiple dense urban environments in 2019, in a challenge to rivals such as Alphabet Inc's Waymo.

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UPDATE 2-GM plans large-scale launch of self-driving cars in U.S. cities in 2019

SAN FRANCISCO/DETROIT, Nov 30 (Reuters) - General Motors Co laid out its vision for self-driving vehicles on Thursday, telling investors it planned a commercial launch of fleets of fully autonomous robo-taxis in multiple dense urban environments in 2019, in a challenge to rivals such as Alphabet Inc's Waymo.

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VW brand lifts midterm profit outlook on higher-margin cars, cost cuts

WOLFSBURG, Germany (Reuters) - Volkswagen's core autos division has raised its midterm outlook for profitability on cost cuts and a planned rollout of higher-margin models, and expects deliveries to hit a new record this year.

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GOP working on a trigger to automatically raise taxes

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Automakers pledge ethical minerals sourcing for electric cars

BERLIN (Reuters) - Leading carmakers including Volkswagen and Toyota pledged on Wednesday to uphold ethical and socially responsible standards in their purchases of minerals for an expected boom in electric vehicle production.

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G.M. Unveils Its Driverless Cars, Aiming to Lead the Pack

Previously reluctant to show the autonomous vehicles it is developing, General Motors now wants to signal its progress in getting them to market.

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BMW looking for partners to develop electric small cars

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Germany's BMW AG is talking with other automakers "around the world" to try to find partners to lower the cost of electrifying its future Mini small cars, management board member Peter Schwarzenbauer told Reuters.

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UPDATE 1-Geely-Volvo considering making Lynk & Co cars in Belgium, South Carolina -exec

* Targets annual sales of half mln cars, up to 6 models by 2021 (Adds executive comments on production locations, sales strategies, sales targets; adds Geely background)

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CORRECTED-Geely-Volvo considering making Lynk & Co cars in South Carolina, Belgium -executive

NINGBO, China, Nov 29 (Reuters) - China's Zhejiang Geely Holding Group and its Volvo Cars unit, which this week began selling cars in China from jointly owned brand Lynk & Co, are considering producing the vehicles at Volvo plants in Belgium and the U.S. state of South Carolina, a senior Lynk & Co official said.

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REFILE-Geely-Volvo considering making Lynk & Co cars in South Carolina, Belgium -executive

BEIJING, Nov 29 (Reuters) - China's Zhejiang Geely Holding Group and its Volvo Cars unit, which this week began selling cars in China from jointly owned brand Lynk & Co, are considering producing the vehicles at Volvo plants in Belgium and the U.S. state of South Carolina, a senior Lynk & Co official said.

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Geely-Volvo considering making Lynx & Co cars in South Carolina, Belgium: executive

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Zhejiang Geely Holding Group and its Volvo Cars unit, which this week began selling cars in China from jointly owned brand Lynk & Co, are considering producing the vehicles at Volvo plants in Belgium and the U.S. state of South Carolina, a senior Lynk & Co official said.

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Geely-Volvo considering making Lynx & Co cars in South Carolina, Belgium -executive

BEIJING, Nov 29 (Reuters) - China's Zhejiang Geely Holding Group and its Volvo Cars unit, which this week began selling cars in China from jointly owned brand Lynk & Co, are considering producing the vehicles at Volvo plants in Belgium and the U.S. state of South Carolina, a senior Lynk & Co official said.

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Shared self-driving cars could slash demand for U.S. sedans: study

DETROIT (Reuters) - Ride services using self-driving vehicles could slash by more than half demand for owner-driven sedans in the United States by 2030, according to a study released Monday by consulting firm KPMG that used cellphone data to map commuter travel in three large U.S. cities.

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Formula One cars to lose their 'shark fins' in 2018

ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Formula One cars are set to lose their prominent engine cover 'shark fins' next season after McLaren failed to back other teams hoping to retain them.

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New Nissan engine bids to extend life for internal combustion

BEIJING (Reuters) - Nissan Motor Co, an early mover in the electric vehicle market, will use the Los Angeles auto show next week to send a message about gasoline-fueled engines: They're not dead yet.

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Britain to hike levy on diesel cars

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will increase the tax paid by those driving new diesel cars that do not meet the latest emissions standards from next year, in the latest blow to the hard-pressed sector.

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Lyft wins permit to test self-driving cars in California

(Reuters) - U.S. ride-hailing firm Lyft has secured a permit to test autonomous vehicles in California, taking it one step further in the race with several other companies to bring self-driving cars to the masses.

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Britain to hike levy on most polluting diesel cars

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will increase the amount of taxation paid by those driving diesel cars that do not meet more stringent emissions standards, finance minister Philip Hammond said on Wednesday.

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Football fans tailgate in old train cars

Refurbished antique railcars -- dubbed "Cockabooses" -- are one way University of South Carolina fans celebrate game day.

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UPDATE 1-Volvo Cars to supply Uber with up to 24,000 self-driving cars

STOCKHOLM/SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 20 (Reuters) - Uber plans to buy up to 24,000 self-driving cars from Volvo, marking the transition of the U.S. firm from an app used to summon a taxi to the owner and operator of a fleet of cars.

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Volvo Cars to supply Uber with up to 24,000 self-driving cars

STOCKHOLM/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Uber plans to buy up to 24,000 self-driving cars from Volvo, marking the transition of the U.S. firm from an app used to summon a taxi to the owner and operator of a fleet of cars.

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Uber Strikes Deal With Volvo to Bring Self-Driving Cars to Its Network

Uber has agreed to buy tens of thousands of self-driving Volvos for its ride-hailing network once the technology is production-ready.

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Driverless cars set for UK budget boost: finance ministry

LONDON (Reuters) - British finance minister Philip Hammond's budget statement this week will include measures to encourage the development of driverless and electric cars, artificial intelligence and telecommunications, the finance ministry said on Sunday.

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Volkswagen accelerates push into electric cars with $40 billion spending plan

WOLFSBURG/HAMBURG (Reuters) - Volkswagen approved a 34 billion euro ($40 bln) spending plan on Friday that accelerates its efforts to become a global leader in electric cars.

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Electric cars not ready for mass production yet: Toyota chairman to Spiegel

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Battery-powered cars are not ready for mass production yet, the chairman of Japan's Toyota Motor Corp told a German magazine, adding that he did not see U.S. electric vehicle pioneer Tesla as a role model.

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Volkswagen to spend over $40 billion on electric and self-driving cars

WOLFSBURG, Germany (Reuters) - Volkswagen's leaders on Friday approved a five-year spending plan that aims to further the German automaker's goal of transforming itself into a leading force in electric cars.

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Nissan cites staff shortage for improper tests, plans more inspectors

YOKOHAMA (Reuters) - Nissan Motor Co Ltd on Friday blamed a lack of trained staff for improper final inspections at its car plants in Japan for over 20 years, and said it would increase the number of inspectors as part of a plan to improve compliance.

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Nissan blames staff shortage for improper tests, plans more inspectors

YOKOHAMA (Reuters) - Nissan Motor Co Ltd on Friday blamed a staff shortage for improper final inspections at its car plants in Japan for over 20 years, and said it would increase the number of trained staff as part of a plan to improve compliance.

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Nissan to brief on improper inspection issue at 0730 GMT

TOKYO (Reuters) - Nissan Motor Co Ltd said it would hold a news conference on Friday to provide an update on the investigation into improper final inspection procedures - an issue that has led to the recall of 1.2 million vehicles in Japan.

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Nissan's Infiniti to start producing new SUV in China next year

BEIJING (Reuters) - Nissan Motor Co's premium brand Infiniti will start producing a new crossover SUV in China next year, using existing manufacturing capacity in the northeastern city of Dalian. 

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UPDATE 2-IBM urged to avoid working on 'extreme vetting' of U.S. immigrants

WASHINGTON, Nov 16 (Reuters) - A coalition of rights groups launched an online petition on Thursday urging IBM Corp to declare that it will not develop technology to help the Trump administration carry out a proposal to identify people for visa denial and deportation from the United States.

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IBM urged to avoid working on 'extreme vetting' of U.S. immigrants

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A coalition of rights groups launched an online petition on Thursday urging IBM Corp to declare that it will not develop technology to help the Trump administration carry out a proposal to identify people for visa denial and deportation from the United States.

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UPDATE 1-IBM urged to avoid working on 'extreme vetting' of U.S. immigrants

WASHINGTON, Nov 16 (Reuters) - A coalition of rights groups launched an online petition on Thursday urging IBM Corp to declare that it will not develop technology to help the Trump administration carry out a proposal to identify people for visa denial and deportation from the United States.

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BRIEF-Shell and AT&T sign global networking agreement

* AT&T Inc says ‍co & Shell have signed an agreement for provision of managed communications and network integration services for Shell globally​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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VW's $12 billion plan for electric cars in China

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Volkswagen Group earmarking $11.8 billion to develop, build China electric cars

GUANGZHOU/BEIJING (Reuters) - Volkswagen Group plans to spend 10 billion euros ($11.8 billion) by 2025 to develop and manufacture so-called new-energy vehicles (NEVs), the group's China chief Jochem Heizmann told Reuters on Thursday.

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CORRECTED-UPDATE 3-GM challenges Tesla with promise of profitable electric cars

Nov 15 (Reuters) - General Motors Co plans to launch a new family of electric vehicles in 2021 that will cost less to build and make a profit for the U.S. No. 1 automaker, Chief Executive Mary Barra told investors on Wednesday.

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GM challenges Tesla with promise of profitable electric cars

(Reuters) - General Motors Co plans to launch a new family of electric vehicles in 2021 that will cost less to build and make a profit for the U.S. No. 1 automaker, Chief Executive Mary Barra told investors on Wednesday.

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UPDATE 3-GM challenges Tesla with promise of profitable electric cars

Nov 15 (Reuters) - General Motors Co plans to launch a new family of electric vehicles in 2021 that will cost less to build and make a profit for the U.S. No. 1 automaker, Chief Executive Mary Barra told investors on Wednesday.

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UPDATE 1-Wells Fargo repays $5.4 mln for repossessing service members' cars

Nov 14 (Reuters) - Wells Fargo & Co has repaid another $5.4 million to about 450 military service members whose vehicles it repossessed illegally, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Tuesday.

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Wells Fargo repays $5.4 million for repossessing service members' cars

(Reuters) - Wells Fargo & Co has repaid another $5.4 million to about 450 military service members whose vehicles it repossessed illegally, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Tuesday.

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Wells Fargo repays $5.4 mln for repossessing service members' cars

Nov 14 (Reuters) - Wells Fargo & Co has repaid another $5.4 million to about 450 military service members whose vehicles it repossessed illegally, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Tuesday.

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A Georgia networking event wants to help white people 'Come Meet a Black Person'

A networking event in Georgia offers an interesting twist: a chance to meet a black person.

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BRIEF-Root9B starts working with Nasdaq to begin delisting process

* root9B - ‍on Nov 9, co informed nasdaq hearings panel it would not be able to cure compliance issues​; working with nasdaq to begin delisting process Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Cars burnt, police hurt in Brussels after Morocco World Cup success

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Celebrations in Brussels to mark Morocco's return to soccer's World Cup finals for the first time in two decades turned violent late on Saturday, when crowds clashed with police, setting cars on fire and injuring 22 police officers.

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Hollywood puts scandal aside for a night at the honorary Oscars

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Putting aside the sexual harassment scandal for a night, the stars of Hollywood came out on Saturday to celebrate the work of actor Donald Sutherland and four other filmmakers awarded honorary Oscars. 

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Where Self-Driving Cars Go to Learn

Arizona’s promise to keep the driverless car industry free of regulations has attracted dozens of companies, including Uber, Waymo and Lyft.

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Israeli intelligence firm regrets working for Weinstein, official says

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - An Israeli intelligence firm which reportedly helped Harvey Weinstein gather information on women accusing him of sexual harassment and assault is sorry it agreed to work with the Hollywood producer, a company official said on Thursday.

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Cars, food, and sports fans: Tailgating through the years

Cars, food, and sports fans: A history of tailgating

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Democrats working on independent Russia probe

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee have been undertaking their own investigation, without Republicans, on what they term "Russia's malign influence around the world," a spokesman for the Democratic side of the committee said on Wednesday.

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Volkswagen has still not fixed one in three dieselgate cars in Britain

LONDON (Reuters) - Volkswagen has yet to fix one in three of the 1.2 million cars affected by the diesel emissions scandal in Britain, over two years since the revelations first came to light, according to a parliamentary committee.

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EU to set 30 percent CO2 reduction target for cars and vans

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission will propose on Wednesday tougher carbon dioxide reduction targets for new cars and vans of 30 percent by 2030 and a crediting system to promote electric vehicles, EU sources said.

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UPDATE 1-EU to set 30 pct CO2 reduction target for cars and vans

BRUSSELS, Nov 8 (Reuters) - The European Commission will propose on Wednesday tougher carbon dioxide reduction targets for new cars and vans of 30 percent by 2030 and a crediting system to promote electric vehicles, EU sources said.

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BRIEF-Nissan CEO: Sees potential to achieve 8 pct global market share

* Exec: Japan November car sales will be affected by improper inspection issue, expects recovery by year-end

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Waymo’s Autonomous Cars Cut Out Human Drivers in Road Tests

The Alphabet unit says it expects to allow passengers to ride in truly driverless cars in its tests within the next few months.

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Nissan to resume domestic production of cars for Japan on Tuesday

TOKYO (Reuters) - Nissan plans to resume production of vehicles for its home market at five of its domestic plants from Tuesday after Japan's transport ministry approved changes to the improper final-inspection procedures that forced a major vehicle recall.

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Trump asks Japan to build cars in the U.S. It already does

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Trump says stands with Japan against North Korean 'menace', working on trade

TOKYO (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that America stood with close ally Japan against the North Korean "menace" and that Washington would work with Tokyo to sort out problems on trade between the world's biggest and third-largest economies.

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Trump says stands with Japan against North Korean menace, working on trade

TOKYO (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said America stood with ally Japan against the North Korean "menace" and that Washington would work with Tokyo to sort out problems on trade between the world's biggest and third-largest economies.

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Four foreigners working at power plant kidnapped in Libya, official says

BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) - Four foreign engineers working for the Turkish construction firm Enka were kidnapped in southwest Libya on Friday, a Libyan state electricity official said.

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Self-driving cars could make jaywalking legal

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CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Audi recalls 5,000 diesel cars to fix emissions control software

* Audi plans software fixes to improve nitrogen oxide emissions

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Audi recalls 5,000 diesel cars to fix emissions control software

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Audi is recalling almost 5,000 cars in Europe for a software fix after discovering they emitted too much nitrogen oxide, the polluting gas that parent Volkswagen concealed from U.S. regulators in its devastating 2015 "dieselgate" scandal.

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UPDATE 1-Russia says working with Saudi on energy investment, mega city

RIYADH, Nov 2 (Reuters) - Russia is working closely with Saudi Arabia to facilitate bilateral investment in the energy sector and Russian companies are interested in the kingdom's planned new NEOM business zone, energy minister Alexander Novak said on Thursday.

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Renesas to provide chips for Toyota's self-driving cars

DETROIT (Reuters) - Renesas Electronics Corp said on Tuesday it will provide semiconductors for self-driving cars that Japanese automaker Toyota Motor Corp plans to bring to market in 2020.

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Electric cars set world's nickel miners on new course

* Growing use of nickel, which allows longer charge, in batteries

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Nissan's October passenger car sales in Japan likely halved amid scandal

TOKYO (Reuters) - Nissan Motor Co said Japan sales of new passenger vehicles probably fell by half in October from a year ago after the discovery of improper final inspection procedures at its domestic plants caused it to suspend some production.

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China's Baidu teams up with Shouqi on driverless cars: Xinhua

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese search engine giant Baidu and Shouqi Limousine & Chauffeur, a car-hailing operator, are joining up to develop driverless vehicles, the official Xinhua media service reported on Saturday.

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China's Baidu teams up with Shouqi on driverless cars - Xinhua

BEIJING, Oct 28 (Reuters) - Chinese search engine giant Baidu and Shouqi Limousine & Chauffeur, a car-hailing operator, are joining up to develop driverless vehicles, the official Xinhua media service reported on Saturday.

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U.S. probes Ford Fusion cars over steering wheels that may detach

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Friday it was opening a preliminary investigation into 841,000 Ford Motor Co vehicles over concerns the steering wheels may get detached while the cars are in motion.

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UPDATE 1-U.S. probes Ford Fusion cars over steering wheels that may detach

WASHINGTON, Oct 27 (Reuters) - The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Friday it was opening a preliminary investigation into 841,000 Ford Motor Co vehicles over concerns the steering wheels may get detached while the cars are in motion.

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U.S. probes Ford Fusion cars for potential detached steering wheels

(Reuters) - The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Friday it is opening a preliminary investigation into 841,000 Ford Motor Co cars over concerns steering wheels could detach while driving.

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Subaru admits improper checks on Japan cars, expects recalls

TOKYO (Reuters) - Subaru Corp on Friday said it had failed to follow proper inspection procedures for vehicles for the domestic market, an issue likely to result in a product recall and adding to a list of compliance problems at Japanese companies.

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UPDATE 3-Subaru admits improper checks on Japan cars, expects recalls

* Subaru shares close down 2.6 pct (Adds details on inspection process)

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Countries urge EU to cut cars' CO2 emissions by more than planned

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Seven EU nations called on the European Commission this week to set stricter limits on tailpipe carbon emissions, in last ditch lobbying ahead of its proposal next month.

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Wall Street loves electric cars, America loves trucks

DETROIT (Reuters) - Wall Street may love the shares of Silicon Valley electric carmaker Tesla Inc , but Americans love big, fuel-thirsty trucks like Ford Motor Co's bestselling F-Series pickups and are paying ever higher prices to buy them.

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BRIEF-Nissan said to have conducted faulty inspections since 1979 - Bloomberg

* Nissan said to have conducted faulty inspections since 1979 - Bloomberg citing source Source text - https://bloom.bg/2yR22K4 Further company coverage: (Bengaluru Newsroom)

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Subaru was lax on final inspection rules for Japan cars: sources

TOKYO (Reuters) - Subaru Corp failed to follow proper inspection procedures for vehicles destined for the domestic market at a factory in Japan, two people with knowledge of the matter said on Friday.

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Alphabet looks to snowy Michigan to test self-driving cars

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's self-driving car unit Waymo is expanding winter testing as it works to address a potential blind spot for autonomous vehicles: snowy and icy conditions.

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Chipmaker Nvidia's CEO sees fully autonomous cars within 4 years

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Nvidia Corp chief executive Jensen Huang said on Thursday artificial intelligence would enable fully automated cars within 4 years, but sought to tamp down expectations for a surge in demand for its chips from cryptocurrency miners.

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Japan's automakers tuning up to rekindle youthful passion for cars

YOKOHAMA, Japan (Reuters) - By day, the Daikoku Parking Area hums with transport trucks en route to and from the Port of Yokohama. On weekend evenings, it transforms into a revved-up runway of tuned-up Japanese cars.

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Japan industry min Seko: Kobe Steel, Nissan "unique problems"

TOKYO, Oct 26 (Reuters) - Japanese Trade and Industry Minister Hiroshige Seko said on Thursday the recent scandals at Kobe Steel and Nissan Motor were "unique problems" and did not represent manufacturers' stance on corporate governance in his country.

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Nissan to replace Renault in Formula E

(Reuters) - Nissan will become the first Japanese car manufacturer competing in Formula E with an entry in the 2018/19 season of the electric car racing series, replacing alliance partners Renault.

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BRIEF-Adtran ‍says is working with nbn to advance high-speed broadband access to Australians​

* ‍Announced it is working with nbn to advance high-speed broadband access to citizens of Australia​

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Nissan says orders for new Leaf EV beating expectations

TOKYO (Reuters) - Nissan Motor Co has received more than 9,000 orders for its new Leaf electric-vehicle (EV) model in Japan, a senior executive said on Wednesday.

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Nissan to enter Formula E in 2018/19 season

(Reuters) - Nissan is to become the first Japanese car manufacturer competing in Formula E with an entry in the fifth season of the electric car racing series, organizers announced on Wednesday.

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Toyota: Committed to hydrogen cars despite potential 'game changer' EV battery

TOKYO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp's solid-state battery technology under development could be a "game changer" for pure electric vehicles, but that does not mean the automaker is moving away from hydrogen-powered fuel cell vehicles, a company executive said.

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AUTOSHOW-Toyota: Committed to hydrogen cars despite potential "game changer" EV battery

TOKYO, Oct 25 (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp's solid-state battery technology under development could be a "game changer" for pure electric vehicles, but that does not mean the automaker is moving away from hydrogen-powered fuel cell vehicles, a company executive said.

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Op-Ed Columnist: Driverless Cars Made Me Nervous. Then I Tried One.

The light turned red. The cars in front of me began to stop. And I let my car take over.

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

(Reuters) - 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.

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

Oct 22 (Reuters) - 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.

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Tesla moves closer to deal to build cars in China

(Reuters) - 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.

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McConnell says he trusts working with Trump

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Sunday brushed off harsh criticism he has received in the past from President Donald Trump and said he trusts Trump as a negotiating partner.

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Plague kills 94 in Madagascar, WHO says working to prevent spread

GENEVA (Reuters) - A plague epidemic has killed 94 people on the island of Madagascar and could spread further, the World Health Organization said on Friday.

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UPDATE 1-Nissan's inappropriate inspections started at least 20 years ago -NHK

* Transport ministry: Nissan investigation into misconduct ongoing

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Nissan's inappropriate inspections started at least 20 years ago: NHK

TOKYO (Reuters) - Inappropriate inspection practices at Nissan Motor Co had been going for at least 20 years, Japanese national broadcaster NHK reported on Friday, in a new revelation that could further roil Japan's second-biggest automaker.

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U.S. auto reliability dented by new technology; electric cars fare better: report

DETROIT (Reuters) - New technology to stream music into dashboards or boost fuel efficiency is making cars less reliable, although electric cars such as the Tesla Model 3 and the Chevrolet Bolt should fare better than many conventional models, Consumer Reports magazine said on Thursday.

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UPDATE 1-U.S. auto reliability dented by new technology; electric cars fare better - report

DETROIT, Oct 19 (Reuters) - New technology to stream music into dashboards or boost fuel efficiency is making cars less reliable, although electric cars such as the Tesla Model 3 and the Chevrolet Bolt should fare better than many conventional models, Consumer Reports magazine said on Thursday.

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Futuristic cop cars may identify suspects

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UPDATE 2-Nissan to suspend domestic production of cars for Japan market

* Nissan, Kobe Steel scandals raise questions about Japan quality (Adds CEO comment, details on misconduct)

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Nissan to suspend domestic production of cars for Japan market

TOKYO (Reuters) - Nissan Motor Co Ltd is suspending domestic production of vehicles for the Japanese market for at least two weeks to address misconduct in its inspection procedures that led to a major recall, it said on Thursday.

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Nissan says to suspend all Japanese car production

YOKOHAMA (Reuters) - Nissan said on Thursday it was suspending all car production in Japan after finding that some final vehicle checks were still being carried out by uncertified inspectors at three of its plants.

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China's Chongqing Changan to stop selling combustion-engine cars from 2025

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Chongqing Changan Automobile on Thursday said it would stop selling combustion-engine cars, starting 2025, and invest more than 100 billion yuan ($15.10 billion) by that time to advance its "new energy strategy".

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Nissan Motor says CEO Saikawa to brief on uncertified inspection issue

TOKYO (Reuters) - Nissan Motor Co Ltd said Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa will hold at news conference 1000 GMT on Thursday to brief on its uncertified inspection scandal.

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Japan transport ministry considering checks of cars, trains using Kobe Steel products: Kyodo

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's transport ministry is considering convening a meeting to probe the safety of automobiles, trains and planes using products from scandal-hit Kobe Steel Ltd, Kyodo reported on Thursday.

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Fed to step-up focus on payment security with study, working groups: Fed's Powell

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve is stepping-up its focus on payment security as the industry reaches a "critical juncture" driven by new technologies, Federal Reserve board governor Jerome Powell said on Wednesday.

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Fed to step-up focus on payment security with study, working groups -Fed's Powell

WASHINGTON, Oct 18 (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve is stepping-up its focus on payment security as the industry reaches a "critical juncture" driven by new technologies, Federal Reserve board governor Jerome Powell said on Wednesday.

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Nissan used uncertified inspectors even after misconduct found: sources

TOKYO (Reuters) - Nissan Motor Co had conducted uncertified vehicle checks as recently as last week even after revealing the widespread misconduct at its domestic factories, two sources with direct knowledge of the matter said on Wednesday.

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GM's Ammann says company moving 'really quickly' on autonomous cars

Laguna Beach, Calif. (Reuters) - After a series of acquisitions, General Motors Co has the building blocks it needs to deploy a large-scale fleet of robot cars, the automaker's president said on Tuesday.

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GM's Ammann says company moving "really quickly" on autonomous cars

Laguna Beach, Calif., Oct 17 (Reuters) - After a series of acquisitions, General Motors Co has the building blocks it needs to deploy a large-scale fleet of robot cars, the automaker's president said on Tuesday.

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GM to test self-driving cars in N.Y. in early 2018: Gov. Cuomo

(Reuters) - General Motors Co plans to test vehicles in fully autonomous mode in New York state in early 2018, according to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo.

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UK will keep working to resolve "unjustified" Boeing trade dispute

LONDON, Oct 17 (Reuters) - Britain said on Tuesday it would keep working to resolve what it called an "unjustified" case brought by U.S. plane manufacturer Boeing against Canada's Bombardier relating to the CSeries jetliner programme.

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Trump says Republicans, Democrats working on short-term healthcare fix

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that Republicans and Democrats in Congress are working on a short-term fix for healthcare insurance markets after he last week scrapped subsidies to insurers.

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Trump says working on welfare reform proposals

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he is weighing recommendations for welfare reform as his government looks for ways to cut costs.

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Toyota to test self-driving, talking cars by about 2020

TOKYO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp on Monday said it would begin testing self-driving electric cars around 2020, which will use artificial intelligence (AI) to engage with drivers, as the company competes with tech firms to develop new vehicles.

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Daimler takes first steps on new structure for cars and trucks

BERLIN (Reuters) - Daimler said it has taken the first steps towards a new structure that could see its Mercedes Benz cars and vans and its Daimler Trucks divisions split off into separate entities.

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Mattis says U.S. working to ensure situation around Kirkuk does not escalate

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Friday that tensions between Kurdish and Iraqi authorities around Kirkuk had the full attention of the United States and was working to ensure it does not escalate.

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Rep. Waters presses Carson on Puerto Rico

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson claims the Trump administration has no intention of abandoning Puerto Rico, after President Trump tweeted that federal responders couldn't remain on the island "forever."

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Mercedes-Benz recalls 14,842 Sprinter cars in Russia: standards agency

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's technical safety watchdog Rosstandart said on Friday it had been informed about the recall of 14,842 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Classic 909 cars sold between March 2014 and December 2016, due to a combination of technical faults.