News tagged with auto market

China fines Mercedes $57 million in price-fixing probe

A Chinese regulator said Thursday it has fined Mercedes Benz 350 million yuan ($57 million) on price-fixing charges in a wide-ranging probe of the auto industry that has prompted complaints foreign automakers are being treated ...

dateApr 23, 2015 in Business
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Japan's gaming market is a world apart

The latest version of blockbuster videogame Grand Theft Auto may have stoked a worldwide buying frenzy, but the ultra-violent offering is likely to be a minnow in Japan's vast gaming market.

dateSep 22, 2013 in Software
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US video game retail sales fall 25 percent in May

U.S. retail sales of video games, hardware and accessories declined 25 percent in May as demand for aging game consoles continued to fade and fewer new games launched compared with last year, according to market researcher ...

dateJun 18, 2013 in Business
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Cars made in Brazil are deadly, experts say

(AP)—The cars roll endlessly off the local assembly lines of the industry's biggest automakers, more than 10,000 a day, into the eager hands of Brazil's new middle class. The shiny new Fords, Fiats, and Chevrolets tell ...

dateMay 12, 2013 in Other
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At Shanghai show, Japan automakers woo lost sales

Japanese automakers promised special Chinese designs and green technology in addition to the usual flashy fanfare at this year's Shanghai Auto Show, trying to woo back sales that crumpled during a territorial dispute over ...

dateApr 21, 2013 in Business
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Dust storm shrouds Tokyo in haze

A huge dust storm hit Tokyo Sunday, blanketing the city with brown dust that darkened the skies and rapidly transformed what had been a clear and sunny day.

dateMar 10, 2013 in Environment
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