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Jul 24, 2017

BMW denies industry collusion on diesel emissions, alleged by VW, Daimler

German luxury carmaker BMW on Sunday denied any collusion with industry rivals on emissions from its diesel engines, saying none of its models had been “manipulated” or violated industry regulations.As revelations about polluting exhaust continue to buffet Germany’s all-important auto sector, the Munich-based giant ...

Boom in convenience seen as firms gear up for Olympic profits

/ Jul 23, 2017

Boom in convenience seen as firms gear up for Olympic profits

Japanese companies are accelerating preparations to seize Olympic business opportunities to ensure money will keep rolling in after the quadrennial sporting spectacle ends in 2020.“The mission for the business community is to realize the expected economic effects,” said Sadayuki Sakakibara, chairman of the Japan ...

Honda opens automobile, motorcycle proving ground in Thailand

/ Jul 21, 2017

Honda opens automobile, motorcycle proving ground in Thailand

Honda Motor Co. opened a proving ground for automobiles and motorcycles in eastern Thailand on Thursday.The testing location in Prachinburi province is Honda’s first facility in Asia outside of Japan. The automaker’s local subsidiary, Honda R&D Asia Pacific Co., said that it invested over ...