Toyota Recalls 1.4 Million Cars for New Air-Bag Defect

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The latest recall by the world’s largest auto maker isn’t related to faulty air-bag inflaters made by Japan’s Takata that have prompted widespread safety actions.

U.S. Consumer Spending Rose 0.4% in May

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Consumer spending climbed in May, suggesting a key pillar of the U.S. economy has bounced back after a lackluster start to the year.

Windows 10 Adoption Grows as Microsoft Promotes Operating System

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More than 350 million devices now run Windows 10, as Microsoft’s campaign to promote the latest version of its flagship operating system builds steam.

How a Cooler Car Lifts Mileage Ratings

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As federal regulators gear up to review coming U.S. fuel-economy standards, the auto industry is pushing to expand emissions credits for things like greener air conditioning to brakes, wiring and other parts.

Uber's App Will Soon Begin Tracking Driving Behavior

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Uber Technologies has developed new technology to track when drivers of the ride-hailing app go too fast, cut corners or brake harshly by monitoring the sensors in their smartphones.

Adidas Bets on Expanded Partnership With Kanye West

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Adidas is expected to announce Wednesday that it is expanding its partnership with Kanye West to include performance gear and a new line of co-branded retail stores.

EU to Review Bayer, Monsanto Deal

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The European Union’s antitrust agency signaled it would conduct a strict review of Bayer pending $62 billion purchase of Monsanto and similar mergers by rivals.

Why Nothing Is Simple in China's Overcapacity Push

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West China Cement lost nearly half its value in an hour, a troubling signal about China’s commitment to clamp down on industrial overcapacity.

U.K. Auto Makers Plead For Single-Market Access

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Car makers in Britain are sticking to their business plans despite the country’s referendum last week to exit the EU though they pleaded for the U.K. to keep its access to the European single market.

Wal-Mart Deal With JD.com Includes Incentives for Retailer to Raise Stake

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Wal-Mart’s deal to buy a 5% stake in JD.com includes terms that could motivate the American retailer to increase its investment.

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