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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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Ford braces for big loss in South America
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Report – Ford halts Venezuelan production
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The US automaker joined companies expressing concern that economic turmoil in Venezuela and Argentina could spell trouble for 2014 profits. Consumer prices jumped more than 50 % last year in Venezuela ...
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[VIDEO] New-gen Renault Logan was introduced to Brazil
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