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Magna hit by antitrust regulator probe in Brazil


Magna International’s shares dropped the most in over two years after the company announced it received a visit at the auto-parts maker’s Brazilian headquarters from the country’s antitrust authorities. Auto parts suppliers around the world have been subject to numerous monopoly practices investigations in recent years, the most famous being lately the probes initiated by the Chinese authorities. But China’s antitrust ...
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2007 Dodge and Chrysler minivans investigated by the NHTSA
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced it opened a probe into around 160,000 Dodge Caravan MPVs because of reports that the engines could stall. The US safety regulator has ...
Another exec at FAW investigated by China’s watchdog
China’s anti corruption enforcers are probing another former senior executive of the FAW Group, the latest target in the series of probes against the company. FAW, which is state-owned, has a ...
China: executives at VW joint venture under investigation
China’s concerted antitrust fight took another turn this week: after probing the carmakers and issuing fines, the investigations are now down to the executive level. According to an announcement posted on ...
Report – Mercedes-Benz also found guilty in China antitrust investigation
Xinhua, the official Chinese news agency, has reported that after Audi, Mercedes-Benz – the third-biggest premium automaker in the world – has also been found breaching anti-monopoly laws. Citing sources inside ...
China: antitrust investigation could endanger foreign profits
The intense scrutiny from China’s regulators is a signal that the era of fast rising profits in the region might come to an end, as products from Starbucks’ coffee to ...
US: GM investigated in 45 states
The No.1 US automaker is currently under review by both houses of Congress, faces a criminal probe by the US Justice Department and is now also investigated by the attorneys ...
NHTSA closes Saturn and GMC investigation
The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced it completed its review of two GM models, the 2007-2009 Saturn Outlook and GMC Acadia – adding it won’t ask the company ...
NHTSA has not suffered from the GM safety mayhem
Since February, General Motors has been involved in one of the two major safety scandals in the automotive industry, with the automaker slapped for the mishandling of a deadly ignition ...
US: NHTSA investigates 500,000 Fords
The second largest US automaker revealed the federal safety regulator is currently probing around 500,000 of its vehicles for alleged steering issues. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration opened the investigation ...

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