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Wall Street Bill Clears Crucial Senate Hurdle
Toyota to Fix Over 735,000 Cars Outside Recall
G.M. to Offer 8-Year Guarantee for New Electric Car's Battery
Can the Chevy Volt Recharge General Motors?
Ford Shuffles Management, Promotes Farley
VW's Greatest Fear Isn't Toyota, It's Hyundai
Opinion: Fiat Must be Realistic About U.S. Prospects
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Wall Street Bill Clears Crucial Senate Hurdle

The broadest overhaul of U.S. financial rules since the Great Depression was on its way to becoming law on Thursday after it cleared a crucial hurdle in Congress. (Read more)
Source: Reuters

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Toyota to Fix Over 735,000 Cars Outside Recall

DETROIT - Toyota Motor Corp said on Wednesday it will extend warranties on about 235,500 RAV4 vehicles and address steering complaints on as many as 500,000 late model Matrix and Corollas in the United States. (Read more)
Source: Reuters

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G.M. to Offer 8-Year Guarantee for New Electric Car's Battery

In an effort to lure early adopters who might hesitate at dropping more than $30,000 on a mass-market electric car, General Motors said on Wednesday that it would guarantee the battery on its forthcoming Chevy Volt for eight years or 100,000 miles — better than the typical five-year or 100,000-mile warranty it typically offers for the powertrain on its conventional cars. (Read more)
Source: The New York Times

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Can the Chevy Volt Recharge General Motors?

These battery-powered vehicles, charged in your wall outlet like some oversized cordless power tool, will revolutionize not only the auto industry but also the way Americans live and drive. At least that's what major automakers are betting billions on. (Read more)
Source: TIME

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Ford Shuffles Management, Promotes Farley

Ford today said it is elevating Jim Farley, its top marketing officer, to a global marketing role and said Stephen Odell, vice president and CEO of Volvo Cars, will become CEO of Ford of Europe after the company completes the sale of Volvo. (Read more)
Source: Detroit Free Press

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VW's Greatest Fear Isn't Toyota, It's Hyundai

Volkswagen is just as concerned about what's in its rear-view mirror as what is ahead in its quest to become the world's biggest automaker. The German giant, which aims to topple Toyota from its No. 1 spot, sees Korea's Hyundai-Kia group as a bigger rival than the struggling Japanese company. (Read more)
Source: Automotive News

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Opinion: Fiat Must be Realistic About U.S. Prospects
By Keith Crain

The new owners of Chrysler have plans for selling Fiat 500s in the United States. But when you hear the numbers, you can't help but wonder what they're thinking. (Read more)
Source: Automotive News

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"They are not just building cheap cars. They are building cheap, good cars."

    -- Ian Fletcher, IHS Automotive auto analyst, on Korea's Hyundai-Kia group, Automotive News, July 14

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