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Infineon raises 2017 outlook on stronger automotive microchip orders

German chipmaker Infineon raised its outlook for the second quarter and for its 2017 financial year, citing better-than-expected orders for the chips it makes for cars.

| UPDATED: 3/23/17 11:37 am ET - adds details

Magna sharpens focus on camera production for autonomous vehicles

Magna International sees onboard cameras as a significant segment for growth in the supply chain, projecting camera-based driver assistance systems

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| UPDATED: March 24 9:45 am ET - clarifies sales figures
BMW fights back against Mercedes with biggest model launch to date

BMW plans the biggest rollout of new and revamped models in its history as the automaker fights back after losing the luxury sales crown to Mercedes. Over the next two years, BMW will unveil 40 variants as CEO Harald Krueger seeks to revitalize growth after profitability fell to a six-year low in 2016.


An invention that sparked a backlash

In the second episode of Season 2 of our “Futurismo” podcast, we tell the story of one safety technology and how it rose from obscurity to a national mandate within years

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