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March 14, 2012
06:22 EDTGEOY, VLKAY, EADSY, DGI, RIMMOn the Fly: Periodicals Wrap-Up
WALL STREET JOURNAL: The Porsche-Piech family tightened its grip over Volkswagen (VLKAY) as the auto maker's supervisory board nominated Volkswagen Chairman Ferdinand Piech's wife, Ursula, to join it, the Wall Street Journal reports...The number of megawatts of solar power installed in the U.S. in 2011 more than doubled from 2010, driven by growth in solar plants built for utilities, says an industry study, the Wall Street Journal reports...BLOOMBERG: The U.S. received assurances from Saudi Arabia, the U.A.E. and Kuwait that they would increase oil production to help offset the effect of economic sanctions on Iranian exports, sources say, Bloomberg reports...Research in Motion (RIMM) shares have lost over 90% of their value since mid-2008, but that hasnít stopped a rise in bets that the stock will drop further as it prepares to report earnings, Bloomberg reports...REUTERS: EADS (EADSY) unit Astrium is "generally interested" in acquiring one of two U.S. digital imagery providers, GeoEye (GEOY) or DigitalGlobe (DGI), Reuters reports
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August 28, 2015
09:12 EDTEADSYBoeing Airbus weakness creates buying opportunities, says Citi
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August 27, 2015
08:16 EDTVLKAYVolkswagen plans to invest roughly $340M in South Africa, Bloomberg reports
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August 26, 2015
18:40 EDTVLKAYVolkswagen may export Russian vehicles amid low demand, Reuters says
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16:26 EDTVLKAYMajor automakers sued over allegedly 'deadly' keyless technology, Reuters says
A number of automakers have been named in a lawsuit alleging that keyless ignition technology can lead to "deadly" results due to carbon monoxide poisoning from cars left running under the belief that engines will automatically switch off, reports Reuters. Defendants include General Motors (GM), Ford (F), Fiat Chrysler (FCAU), Honda (HMC), Hyundai (HYMLF), Nissan (NSANY), Toyota (TM), Volkswagen (VLKAY), BMW (BAMXY), and Daimler's (DDAIF) Mercedes Benz, said Reuters. According to the plaintiffs, the carmakers had "actual knowledge" of the so-called risks and could have prevented 13 deaths and numerous injuries. Reference Link
13:42 EDTVLKAYTrueCar says 'on plan' to hit 17.2M U.S. vehicle forecast for 2015
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13:19 EDTVLKAYTrueCar says daily auto sales pace up 0.9% for August, with 17.4M SAAR
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09:05 EDTEADSYAirbus delays superjumbo delivery to Transaero, Bloomberg reports
Airbus has delayed the delivery of its A389 superjumbo to Transaero Airlines in order to help the carrier cope with slowing travel demand domestically, Bloomberg reports, citing comments from Airbus' Chris Buckley, executive VP for customer affairs, in an interview at the Moscow Air Show. "We're working with them to determine new dates," Chris Buckley said. "Given the turbulence in the Russian market overall over the last two years, this is no big surprise." Reference Link
09:04 EDTVLKAYVolkswagen's petition against Marathon Patent Group denied by USPTO
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08:50 EDTVLKAYVolkswagen's petition against Marathon Patent Group denied by USPTO
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August 25, 2015
14:27 EDTVLKAYVolkswagen delivers 792K vehicles in July
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06:12 EDTEADSYAirbus seeks legal action against Japan's ministry of defence, FT reports
Airbus is seeking legal action against Japan's ministry of defence after losing out on a multi-billion dollar deal to supply helicopters to the nation's ground defence forces, the Financial Times reports, citing people familiar with the situation. Reference Link
August 24, 2015
12:26 EDTEADSYAvolon Capital acquires Airbus A321-200 aircraft on lease to Vueling Airlines
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06:39 EDTEADSYPolish opposition raises doubts over Airbus contract, Reuters reports
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August 23, 2015
18:23 EDTVLKAYGM, Volkswagen slow production at Chinese factories, WSJ says
Auto manufacturers including General Motors (GM) and Volkswagen (VLKAY) appear to be running their Chinese factories at less than maximum capacity for the first time, reports the Wall Street Journal, citing industry data. The numbers suggest that a "bumpier ride" may be in store for multinationals that counted on Chinese demand, said the report. "The situation seems worse than that of 2008," remarked an engineer working at GM's Shanghai plant. Reference Link
August 19, 2015
18:40 EDTVLKAYAudi electric SUV entering production in 2018 with 310 mile range
Volkswagen's (VLKAY) Audi (AUDVF) released additional details on its forthcoming "e-tron Quattro" electric SUV. The company said "the latest battery technology" will provide a range of more than 310 miles, adding that the SUV will be "in series production from 2018." In an August 13 press release, the company said it will be partnering with LG Chem and Samsung (SSNLF) SDI on batteries for the vehicle. Note that on August 5, Tesla (TSLA) stated that its Model X crossover utility vehicle remains on track for a late Q3 launch. Reference Link
10:00 EDTEADSYAllegiant Travel agrees to purchase 50th Airbus aircraft
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August 18, 2015
16:07 EDTEADSYWoodward signs agreement with Aircelle
Woodward announced that it signed an agreement with Aircelle to supply hardware for the Thrust Reverser Actuation System, or TRAS, for the Airbus A330neo jetliner.
06:53 EDTEADSYPrivate equity firms dominate bidding for Airbus defense assets, Bloomberg says
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August 17, 2015
18:20 EDTVLKAYRegulators question Volkswagen over airbag rupture, Reuters says
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has requested information from Volkswagen (VLKAY) and Takata (TKTDY) over a previously-reported incident involving the rupture of a side air bag, Reuters reported. Volkswagen has not yet recalled any vehicles in connection with Takata's allegedly faulty air bags, the report noted. A Takata spokesperson said, "We believe [the Volkswagen incident] is unrelated to the previous recalls, which the extensive data suggests were a result of aging and long-term exposure to heat and high humidity." Reference Link
06:43 EDTEADSYIndiGo firms up 250 Airbus A320neo aircraft order
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