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    Report: Fisker seeks financial partner after "tough year"
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    After facing what could be charitably described as a terrible year, Fisker founder and Chairman Henrik Fisker admitted in a recent interview that his company is "actively engaged in conversations with potential strategic partners." Speaking with TheDetroitBureau.com, Fisker went on to say that ...

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    Report: Suzuki gets legal with VW over troubled partnership
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    Suzuki is turning to legal arbiters in the UK in an attempt to force Volkswagen to return its 19.9-percent stake in the Japanese automaker, according to Automotive News Europe. VW purchased the sizable slice of Suzuki in 2009 for around $2.1 billion when the two embarked on a corporate ...

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    Report: BMW partnering with Hyundai on engine cost-sharing?
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    Automotive News reports BMW and Hyundai are currently engaged in talks that may lead to the two companies partnering on engine development. A German industry newsletter reported that Hyundai Chairman Chung Mong-koo's son, Chugn Eui-sun, recently met with a small group of BMW executives in Munich, ...

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    Opinion: "It's partner or die" in today's automotive world
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    Why Automakers Are Increasingly Entering Alliances It's only a question of how deeply the knife will slice as Mazda's desperate cost-cutting measures take aim at its U.S. workforce this week. The maker has signaled it will post a $1.2 billion loss when the Japanese fiscal year wraps up on March ...

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    Report: GM, Peugeot in "advanced alliance talks"
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    Automotive News is reporting that stories in two other papers, France's La Tribune and England's The Financial Times, assert that General Motors and PSA Peugeot Citroën are "in advanced talks about an alliance." Neither maker would comment on the stories, but it has been well documented that ...

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    Report: VW, Suzuki not on speaking terms, thinking about seeing other people
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    You know the script – you meet somebody new and all cylinders seem to be firing in perfect harmony. You decide to see more of each other, consider moving your relationship to the so-called next level. You exchange keys. And that's when things start to go sour. The symbolic exchanging of ...

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    Report: Osamu Suzuki blog paints VW tie-up in negative light
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    There seems to be a bit of a domestic disturbance between Suzuki and Volkswagen. According to The Truth About Cars, VW is a bit upset that the corporate tie-up between the two automakers hasn't borne more fruit. If you believe the whispers sneaking around the web right now, the German company ...

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    Report: Suzuki breaks off alt-power partnership with GM
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    According to Reuters, Suzuki plans on ending joint development programs with General Motors next month - the two had been partnering on innovative hybrid and fuel-cell technologies. The news follows on the heels of last month's announcement that that Suzuki and Volkswagen had tied the knot (as ...

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    REPORT: Ford and Mazda clarify future relationship, still strong
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    While Ford sold most of its controlling stake in Mazda last November, the two automakers will remain close partners as the companies work together to develop new automotive systems and technologies -- refuting previous reports that the two companies ...

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    REPORT: BAIC/Koenigsegg may produce Saab 9-5 in China
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    Beijing Automotive Industry Holding Co. (BAIC), announced as a minority partner in Koenigsegg's deal to purchase Saab from General Motors two months ago, plans to produce the Saab 9-5 on Chinese soil next year. The involvement of BAIC in the Saab transaction helps Koenigsegg close the deal and ...

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    Volkswagen looking to take stake in Suzuki by year's end?
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    The rumors keep coming. Just last month, we reported that Volkswagen AG was interested in a small slice of Suzuki Motors. Now, the German industry publication Automobilwoche is reiterating the same news. Apparently, a Suzuki executive at the Frankfurt Motor Show mentioned that an agreement between ...

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    GM CEO heading to Japan to talk with Toyota, expanding business partnership
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    var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/business_finance/Toyota_offers_GM_a_helping_hand_the_end_is_near'; According to a report by Japan's Kyodo News, General Motors' chief executive and chairman Rick Wagoner is considering ...

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    BMW to sell engines to Mercedes, others
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    BMW, the Munich-based German automaker, is reportedly in discussion with other automakers -- rivals in some cases -- to sell their engines and transmissions. Klaus Draeger, BMW's head of development, told Auto Motor und Sport that the automaker is in advanced talks with Mercedes-Benz about ...

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    Ford, GM considering joint engine development
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    In a move that will help both ailing automakers, General Motors and Ford are holding discussions about sharing engine and powertrain technologies. Although neither company will officially acknowledge the liaisons, the meetings have been going on for more than a month, according to sources. ...

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    Tata Nano may be branded a Fiat in overseas markets
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    Click above to view more images of the Tata Nano Fiat and Tata already have a joint venture to distribute commercial vehicles. If they can do the big stuff, why not the little stuff? Tata and Fiat are looking at an agreement to sell the Tata Nano outside of India in markets where Fiat has a strong ...

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    Chrysler and Chery's lovechild not ready for export, yet
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    If you've been waiting on pins and needles for a small Chrysler that's due to be built in China by Chery, you're going to have to twiddle your thumbs a little longer. Though we've been hearing about a Chrysler/Chery Hornet or Demon for some time, execs from both companies don't believe the products ...

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    Mitsubishi could partner with PSA at new Russian plant
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    More news from the advancing front of European carmakers expanding eastwards: PSA, Europe's second largest automaker and the French parent company of Peugeot and Citroën, is considering opening its new plant in Russia to partnerships with rival carmakers. The new factory is located in Kaluga, ...

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    Mercedes going solo for new A and B-Classes
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    Mercedes' small cars, the A-Class and B-Class, have not been the runaway success that the German automaker had hoped they would be, partially due to high costs of production that drove retail prices up above their competitors. That's why Mercedes-Benz had been looking at forming a partnership with ...

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    Connaught and Caparo conspiring on Type-D
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    Connaught's getting help from a fellow British sports car maker to get the Type-D to market next year. Caparo's vehicle engineering division, which does much the same thing as Lotus - supplying parts and engineering services to customers, will build the steel and composite chassis for the Type D. ...

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    Care to dance? - Geely looking for partners
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    "We started off building and selling cheap cars, but now we are changing," says Geely Automobile Holdings Chairman Li Shufu at at Tokyo press conference. Geely is the purveyor of some of the most inexpensive cars in China, and now it's looking to sell in other markets. Citing Geely's great respect ...

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