BMW Recalls 91,800 Minis for Air-Bag Fix

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German auto maker BMW says it is recalling 91,800 Mini Coopers to fix a defect that may prevent the air bag on the front passenger side of the cars from deploying in a crash.

Nuclear Power Goes Begging, Likely at Consumers' Expense

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Electricity producers in several U.S. states are asking for hundreds of millions of dollars in support to keep nuclear power plants in business—most likely at the expense of consumers.

Ford Unveils New Taurus for China

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Ford Motor unveiled a new Taurus sedan aimed at affluent Chinese customers, in its latest effort to stand out in a slowing and increasingly competitive market.

Moore's Law Shows Its Age

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The 50-year-old theorem about computing power is reaching limits amid the many new steps needed to turn silicon wafers into the latest computer chips.

China's Gray Market Worries Auto Makers

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China is encouraging gray-market luxury-car sales, posing a challenge for Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz and others trying to hold on to profit margins considered some of the best in the world.

Shopping Mall Developer Taubman Dies

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A. Alfred Taubman, the self-made billionaire who cemented the enclosed shopping mall into American culture has died. He was 91.

Key VW Directors Back CEO

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Key members of Volkswagen’s supervisory board endorsed Chief Executive Martin Winterkorn and urged his employment contract be extended, a day after they met with him and Chairman Ferdinand Piech to quell friction between the two.

GE Results Suggest Tricky Path

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General Electric’s first-quarter earnings report showed that CEO Jeff Immelt’s strategy to exit banking and refocus on its industrial operations won’t be all smooth sailing.

Ford to Expand Manufacturing in Mexico

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Ford Motor plans to spend $2.5 billion to expand manufacturing operations at two sites in Mexico, the latest in a wave of auto investments flowing to the U.S.’s neighbor to the south.

Stock Markets Around Globe Lose Their Footing

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Stock markets in the U.S., Europe and China are slammed by renewed fears of Greek exit from eurozone and weak corporate earnings.

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