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Fiat-Chrysler to Produce Iconic Jeep in China from 2015
Fiat-Chrysler to Produce Iconic Jeep in China from 2015
Fiat-Chrysler will produce Jeep vehicles through its existing joint venture with Guangzhou Automobile Group Co. but at a new manufacturing branch.
SpaceX Launches Dragon Capsule to ISS
SpaceX Launches Dragon Capsule to ISS
It marks the California-based company's third commercial resupply mission and fourth visit to the ISS, where it is due to deliver 2.2 tons of cargo.
Keystone Pipeline Protest
US Again Delays Decision on Keystone Pipeline Project
Eight federal agencies would be given "more time" for the submission of their views on the Keystone pipeline, a U.S. State Department statement said.
Shell CEO Tells Putin  of Expansion Plans
Shell CEO Tells Putin of Expansion Plans
The meeting between the Shell chief and Putin was the latest signal from the Kremlin that it is keen to keep ties with European big business despite the standoff between Russia and the West over Ukraine.
Chinese Dream Trumps Environment as Cars Sales Boom
Chinese Dream Trumps Environment as Cars Sales Boom
China's rapid economic growth has created huge wealth and a rising middle class, with 109 million people owning vehicles for personal use at the end of last year, up from 93 million in 2012.
Solar Panels
Obama Launches Measures to Boost US Solar Energy Production
The White House launched a program to encourage federal agencies, military installations, and publicly-subsidized buildings in the Washington area to install more solar panels
Ex-BP Employee Charged Over BP Stock Sales After Spill
Ex-BP Employee Charged Over BP Stock Sales After Spill
Regulators charge a former BP employee who worked on the Deepwater Horizon oil spill with insider trading after he sold $1 million worth of BP stock days after the disaster.
Ford Launches Luxury Lincoln Brand in China
Ford Launches Luxury Lincoln Brand in China
Ford Motor Co. launches its luxury Lincoln car brand in China, just days ahead of Beijing's auto show in the world's largest car market.
AkzoNobel Paints Q1 Profit Bonanza
AkzoNobel Paints Q1 Profit Bonanza
Net profit jumped by 45%.
GE  Earnings Dip 15% but Industrial Profits Rise
GE Earnings Dip 15% but Industrial Profits Rise
The company grew profits in its two largest segments, aviation (up 19.1%) and power and water (up 23.5%).
GM to Seek Court Protection from Ignition Lawsuits
GM to Seek Court Protection from Ignition Lawsuits
The company's filing said that the bankruptcy court's original restructuring plan made clear that liabilities like the ignition-switch problem remain with Old GM and that third parties cannot sue New GM for them.
Uncharted Depths Provide Reality Check for MH370 Hunt
Uncharted Depths Provide Reality Check for MH370 Hunt
Twice in two days, an advanced U.S. Navy mini-submarine has had to abort its search of the remote Indian Ocean for wreckage from the Boeing 777, which vanished March 8.
Thousands of Workers Strike at China Shoe Factory
Thousands of Workers Strike at China Shoe Factory
The factory produces shoes for Nike, Adidas, Puma and New Balance.
GM Chief Creates New Team to Boost Vehicle Safety
GM Chief Creates New Team to Boost Vehicle Safety 2
The new product-integrity team aimed to ensure that future technical problems are addressed and resolved quickly, as the company has come under heavy criticism over its response to the ignition-switch problem, which has been tied to 13 deaths.
yuan
A Familiar Refrain: US Treasury Says China is Not a Currency Manipulator
China may not be labeled a currency manipulator, but in its report to Congress the Treasury said the yuan "remains significantly undervalued."
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