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Japanese auto giant Toyota Motor Corp. (TYT.L, TM) Thursday said its worldwide production in July rose 2.5 percent to 888,551 units. Production in Japan declined 5.7 percent to 389,370 units, while production outside Japan climbed 9.9 percent to 499,181 units. Sales in Japan were 199,736 units,...

EVS Broadcast Equipment SA (EVBEF.PK) said its second-quarter 2014 net profit (Group share) rose 28.0% to 8.9 million euros, or 0.66 euros per basic share, from 6.9 million euros, or 0.51 euros per basic share, last year. The firm reported quarterly EBIT of 12.9 million euros, compared with the prior-year...

Japanese automaker Nissan Motor Co Ltd. (NSANF.PK, NSANY.PK) Thursday said its global production in July decreased 2.7 percent from last year to 365,448 units. Production in Japan decreased 22.5 percent to 79,267 units, while production outside of Japan increased 4.8 percent to 286,181 units. Global...

Mitsubishi Motors Corp. (7211, MMTOF.PK) Thursday reported total production of 112,163 units for the month of July, down slightly from last year. Domestic Production was up at 62,174 units, while Overseas Production fell to 49,989 units. Domestic sales declined to 9,655 units, while exports climbed to 34,721 units.

U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh Wednesday rejected Apple Inc.'s (AAPL) attempt for a permanent injunction against Samsung Electronics Co Ltd. (MSN.L, SSNNF.OB, SSNLF.OB) from selling products that infringe on the U.S. technology giant's certain patents. Earlier this year, Apple won a $120 million verdict...

Ford Motor Corp. (F) Thursday said the all-new Ford Mustang rolls off the line today at Flat Rock Assembly Plant, marking production of the sixth-generation pony car. For the first time in its 50-year history, Mustang will be available globally to customers in more than 120 countries around the world. The...

South Korean automaker Kia Motors Corp. (KIMTF.PK) said late Wednesday that it has agreed to build a $1 billion car assembly plant in Mexico by 2016. The company noted that the plant will enable it to secure local production base to meet global demand for new vehicles. Kia Motors said that it has...

Chemicals giant EI DuPont de Nemours & Co. (DD), commonly called DuPont, has reached a settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Department of Justice to resolve clean air act violations and protect communities and kanawha river near West Virginia, the two agencies announced...

Australian airline Qantas Airways Ltd. (QAN.AX, QUBSF.PK) late Wednesday reported a hefty loss of A$2.84 billion for fiscal 2014, hurt by an impairment charge, lower revenues and higher fuel costs. However, Qantas said it projects a return to underlying profit before tax in the first half of FY15....

A federal appeals court in the U.S. on Wednesday reversed previous ruling by a lower court in three class action lawsuits between FedEx Ground, a subsidiary of package delivery giant FedEx Corp. (FDX), and former FedEx Ground drivers. A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth...

Tyson Foods Inc (TSN) Wednesday agreed with the U.S. Department of Justice to sell its Heinold Hog Markets business to dispel antitrust fears, thereby clearing the path for its proposed acquisition of Hillshire Brands Co (HSH). As part of the settlement, Tyson and Hillshire agreed with the Justice...

Futures exchange operator CME Group Inc (CME) Wednesday promoted John Pietrowicz to senior managing director and chief financial officer as James Parisi, who has held that role since 2004, will retire from the company on December 31. Pietrowicz, who has been with the company since 2003 and has been...

Auto parts maker Lear Corp (LEA), Wednesday said it has agreed to buy automotive leather company Eagle Ottawa LLC for $850 million, as the auto parts maker aims to strengthen its core automotive seating business. Lear expects the acquisition to be about 5 percent accretive to annual earnings per share...

Gaming company Bally Technologies Inc. (BYI), Wednesday reported a plunge in profit even as revenues grew 29 percent, as the company was hurt by one-time charges related to acquisition. Earnings for the quarter fell short of analysts estimates, but revenues trumped expectations. Early this month,...

Chinese IT services provider 21Vianet Group Inc (VNET), Wednesday reported a wider loss for the second quarter despite a surge in revenues and stronger margins, as the bottom line was hurt by hefty debt extinguishment charge. Beijing, China-based 21Vianet's second-quarter loss widened to 62.2 million...