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THAILAND (THE NATION/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The 28th Thailand International Motor Expo concluded on Monday with bookings for 25,000 vehicles.
KUALA LUMPUR (REUTERS) - Malaysia's state investment arm Khazanah Nasional will sell its 42.7 per cent stake in national car maker Proton Holdings to autos-to-property conglomerate DRB-Hicom, the Star newspaper reported on Monday quoting Proton adviser Mahathir Mohamad.
FRANKFURT (REUTERS) - BMW and General Motors (GM) plan to join forces on the development of fuel cell technology, German weekly business magazine Wirtschaftswoche reported, citing industry sources.
TOKYO (AFP) - Toyota slashed its full-year net profit forecast by more than half on Friday as Japan's biggest automaker grapples with a strong yen, the impact of the March earthquake and record flooding in Thailand.
WASHINGTON (AFP) - Key United States (US) lawmakers on Thursday demanded General Motors (GM) detail its handling of potential safety problems with the Chevrolet Volt after three of the Volt's electric batteries caught fire following safety tests.
SHANGHAI (AFP) - Auto sales in China slid 2.4 per cent in November from a year earlier to around 1.66 million vehicles, marking the second straight monthly decline, an industry group said on Friday.
Can a hybrid be fun and relatively inexpensive? Honda thinks so. The CR-Z is a compact hatch powered by a 1.5-litre i-VTEC engine assisted by a 10kW motor.
When Toyota Motor president Akio Toyoda (right) took the rostrum for his opening address on Wednesday at the Tokyo Motor Show 2011, there were moments his emotions got the better of him. And who could blame the man?
Lexus' latest GS is 30mm taller, 40mm wider in front and 50mm wider in the rear than its predecessor. But its length and wheelbase remain unchanged.

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