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Purchasing managers' surveys point toward a slowdown in U.K services and manufacturing
Volkswagen and Peugeot the big losers in June auto registrations, while BMW and Renault see increase.
The figures show a 9.4% growth rate for the industry in the first half.
Fallout from the U.K.'s decision to leave the E.U. looks likely to hit mid-market carmaker names the hardest.
European stocks slump, as the FTSE 100 index dips 4.7% for the year. The CAC 40 and DAX are in the black for the year, but fall at year-end.
The successful global automaking venture faces a threat if the power relationship is altered. CEO succession may be at the heart of government's moves.
The Japanese automaker is benefiting from a strong yen and robust U.S. market.
Carlos Ghosn, CEO of both automakers, faces rising pressure from the French Socialist government that wishes to increase its control.
The German automaker says 11 million diesels sold worldwide contain software to mislead regulators.
Advanced automotive technology in models such as the new Opel Astra and the battery-powered Porsche Mission E dominate the attention at the 66th Frankfurt Auto Show.
Nissan will offer a version for 2016 with a more powerful battery that extends the car's maximum range between charges by 27%.
European stocks were lower on Tuesday as investors continued to fret about a Greek debt default and as Federal Reserve policy makers prepared to start a two-day meeting.
European stock indices rose sharply on Tuesday after a European Central Bank board member said the bank would boost its government-bond buying program, and as the U.K. went into deflation.
Nissan has sold 1.65 million vehicles in North America so far during this fiscal year, a record, but headwinds elsewhere are dragging on its performance.
European stocks are rising as European ministers meet with Greece over bailout funds and as HSBC threatens to leave the U.K.
European stock indices rose on Thursday following modest gains on Wall Street ahead of a crunch Greek debt repayment to the country's international creditors. Carmakers gained.
Oil stocks led London markets higher on Wednesday as Anglo-Dutch oil producer Royal Dutch Shell embarked on its biggest deal in over a decade.
Shares of the second- and third-largest Japanese automakers have lagged Toyota, but the time may be ripe for investors to exploit that difference as Honda and Nissan press forward.
European stocks fall as the holdup over a gas supply deal between Russia and Ukraine overshadows an unexpected fall in German unemployment and Wednesday's news from the Federal Reserve.
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