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U.S. may revise 2021 fuel efficiency standards, freeze targets

WASHINGTON The U.S. Transportation Department said on Tuesday it may revise auto fuel efficiency requirements starting with the 2021 model year, a year earlier than previously disclosed, and could adopt lower standards through 2025.

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BRIEF-ACCC institutes proceedings against Ford Motor Company Of Australia

July 26 Australian Competition and ConsumerCommission

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PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 26

July 26 The following are the top stories on thebusiness pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verifiedthese stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

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UK to ban sales of petrol, diesel-fuelled cars from 2040: media

LONDON Britain's government will announce on Wednesday that it will ban the sale of all petrol- and diesel-fuelled cars from 2040 as part of a plan to clean up air pollution, newspapers reported on Tuesday.

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PRESS DIGEST- Financial Times - July 26

July 26 The following are the top stories in theFinancial Times. Reuters has not verified these stories and doesnot vouch for their accuracy.

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UPDATE 1-UK to ban sales of petrol, diesel-fuelled cars from 2040 -media

LONDON, July 25 Britain's government willannounce on Wednesday that it will ban the sale of petrol- anddiesel-fuelled cars from 2040 when all vehicles must be fullyelectric as part of a plan to clean up air pollution, newspapersreported on Tuesday.

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GM promises to cut high inventory as profit beats expectations

DETROIT General Motors Co on Tuesday reported a better-than-expected quarterly net profit, helped by cost cuts, and promised to cut production in the second half to curtail its burgeoning U.S. inventory of unsold vehicles. | Video

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BRIEF-Britain to ban sale of all diesel and petrol cars and vans from 2040 - Guardian

* Britain will ban all new petrol and diesel cars and vansfrom 2040 as part of a government strategy to improve airquality - GuardianSource text - http://bit.ly/2h0SLcL

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UK to ban sales of petrol, diesel-fuelled cars from 2040 -media

LONDON, July 25 Britain's government willannounce on Wednesday that it will ban the sale of all petrol-and diesel-fuelled cars from 2040 as part of a plan to clean upair pollution, newspapers reported on Tuesday.

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Tesla Model S regains top rating after software update: Consumer Reports

Tesla Inc's Model S sedan regained Consumer Reports' top rating in its vehicle class, the magazine said on Tuesday, after the automaker updated the emergency braking system on the vehicle.

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CORRECTED-Tesla Model S regains top rating after software update -Consumer Reports

July 25 Tesla Inc's Model S sedanregained Consumer Reports' top rating in its vehicle class, themagazine said on Tuesday, after the automaker updated theemergency braking system on the vehicle.

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Geek fight! Musk says Zuckerberg naive about killer robots

SAN FRANCISCO Silicon Valley baron Elon Musk insulted rival billionaire Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday, escalating a tech wizard war of words over whether robots will become smart enough to kill their human creators.

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BMW halts project talks after Daimler blew whistle: Sueddeutsche

BERLIN BMW has suspended talks with Daimler on future cooperation projects after its rival disclosed alleged collusion among German carmakers to cartel authorities, Sueddeutsche Zeitung reported on Tuesday, citing industry sources.

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BMW halts project talks after Daimler blew whistle -Sueddeutsche

BERLIN, July 25 BMW has suspendedtalks with Daimler on future cooperation projectsafter its rival disclosed alleged collusion among Germancarmakers to cartel authorities, Sueddeutsche Zeitung reportedon Tuesday, citing industry sources.

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Geek fight! Musk says Zuckerberg naive about killer robots

SAN FRANCISCO, July 25 Silicon Valley baron ElonMusk insulted rival billionaire Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday,escalating a tech wizard war of words over whether robots willbecome smart enough to kill their human creators.

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UPDATE 2-U.S. may revise 2021 fuel efficiency standards, freeze targets

WASHINGTON, July 25 The U.S. TransportationDepartment said on Tuesday it may revise auto fuel efficiencyrequirements starting with the 2021 model year, a year earlierthan previously disclosed, and could adopt lower standardsthrough 2025.

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UPDATE 5-GM promises to cut high inventory as profit beats expectations

DETROIT, July 25 General Motors Co onTuesday reported a better-than-expected quarterly net profit,helped by cost cuts, and promised to cut production in thesecond half to curtail its burgeoning U.S. inventory of unsoldvehicles.

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UPDATE 2-VW executive charged in U.S. emissions probe to plead guilty -court

July 25 A Volkswagen AG executivecharged in the automaker's diesel emissions scandal plans toplead guilty on Aug. 4 in U.S. District Court in Detroit, acourt spokesman said on Tuesday.

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BRIEF-U.S. CPSC says Polaris recalls 16,800 RZR 170 recreational off-highway vehicles

* Polaris recalls 16,800 RZR 170 recreational off-highwayvehicles due to fuel leak, fire hazards

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