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China manufacturing growth slows in December

De Lima said. The Nikkei India Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index fell to 49.6 in December from November's 52.3. A reading above 50% indicates an expansion in activity while one below signals contraction. "The protectionist measures on trade and production would impact business and corporate confidence, and lead to ramifications on economies on the whole", he said.

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Stocks to Buy as Auto Sales Set Annual Record

GM's sales were up 10 percent for the month. Some of Ford's more intriguing numbers are not the focus of most articles, which is why I'll cover them first. Ford's SUV segment also posted a healthy 5% gain in total sales, up to 68,685 units, which was the segment's best month since 2002. The increasing popularity of gas-guzzlers has contributed to a continuing rise in greenhouse gas emissions from transportation and a plateauing of overall fuel economy, even though automakers are ...

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Audi teams up with Nvidia for self-driving cars

At CES 2017, NVIDIA announced a substantial addition to its GeForce NOW cloud gaming service. Services such as OnLive and Gaikai have attempted game streaming before, but ultimately failed to build a product that was worth using. Despite Blizzard's continued insistence that "Additional platforms will be available in the future", those other options have yet to materialize. Nvidia showcased the latest Tomb Raider game on a Mac for instance during the event; the game is not yet ...

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McLaren shows off new lightweight chassis ahead of supercar reveal

McLaren is about to enter a new era in March, when it will unveil the first new models in its second generation Super Series range at the Geneva Motor Show. This was followed around 12 months later by the Spider version while the 650S Coupe and Spider were launched in 2014. Buyers can also opt for the "visible monocage" option, and have their A-pillars exposing carbon fibre for the world to see.

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Ford planning electric future, with hybrid mustang and more

Speaking at the Deutsche Bank Global Auto Industry conference in Detroit, Ford CEO Mark Fields said the hybrid Mustang would "deliver V8 power and even more low-end torque". When it's all said in done, the factory should be "capable of producing high-tech and autonomous vehicles". Instead, $700m (£571m) will be invested into adding 700 new jobs at its United States assembly plant in MI.

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CBS reportedly close to signing on for Hulu's live TV streaming service

The company's CEO, Mike Hopkins, made the announcement during a panel at a conference in Las Vegas, according to Variety . The price is expected to cost $40 per month and will launch over the next few months. Hopkins added the sub-$40 price would also include a subscription to Hulu's streaming service, which now runs for $8 a month, and access to a cloud-based DVR.