Japan’s Nissan mulls pulling out of S. Korea as trade tensions rise: FT
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Japan’s Nissan mulls pulling out of S. Korea as trade tensions rise: FT

Japanese carmaker Nissan is considering pulling out of South Korea as trade tensions between Seoul and Tokyo have hit the company’s sales that’s according to Financial Times on Friday and Nissan is also rethinking its involvement in an assembly plant in Busan owned by Renault Samsung Motors the plant in Busan produces cars mainly for export both Nissan Korea and…

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Why GM Failed In India
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Why GM Failed In India

Over the last 20 years, the Indian automotive market has grown from about 500,000 new passenger cars, hatchbacks, sedans and utilities to about 3.5 million in 2018. The market has an expected compound annual growth rate of about 5 to 6 percent over the next 10 years. But, some automakers have struggled to make it work. Among them is General…

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BMW recalls 324,000 cars in Europe after Korean engine fires
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BMW recalls 324,000 cars in Europe after Korean engine fires

BMW is recalling 324-thousand diesel cars in Europe to fix a mechanical issue that has caused engine fires in South Korea. According to a German newspaper on Wednesday,… a faulty exhaust gas recirculation module in some of BMW’s diesel models,… which caused 27 engine fires in South Korea this year,… prompted the huge recall,… including nearly 100-thousand units in Germany…

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Korean scientists develop manufacturing technology for eco-friendly algae bioplastics
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Korean scientists develop manufacturing technology for eco-friendly algae bioplastics

A Korean research team has developed the technology to manufacture eco-friendly bioplastics using seaweed. Not only is seaweed naturally derived and inexpensive, the new material reduces the amount of harmful byproducts emitted during the manufacturing process. Park Se-young has more. High-performance plastics are found in cars, airplanes and smartphones and demand for them is growing. The global market for the…

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