Toyota brings Lexus to India with eye on growing affluence

Toyota is bringing Lexus to India more than two decades after introducing the marque in China, an acknowledgment of the second-most populous country's potential for luxury demand.

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Japan bats away U.S. claims on auto trade barriers

Japan rejected U.S. demands for more access to Japan's auto market, saying the government has already taken steps to eliminate tariffs and non-tariff

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VW said to renew India push with Tata alliance talks

VW Group is in advanced talks to team up with Tata Motors as the German automaker takes another stab at India's fast-growing demand for cars, Bloomberg reported. Competition for India's booming market of middle-class drivers is intensifying, with global manufacturers from Fiat Chrysler to PSA expanding in the country.

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Japan sales need more analysis

In "Trump talk reminds us of previous Japan deal" in the Feb. 6 issue, Hans Greimel manages to do a "news analysis" without any analysis.

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