GM Korea to cut output of key SUV as virus hits U.S. exports: document

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FILE PHOTO: The logo of GM Korea is seen at its Bupyeong plant in Incheon, South Korea, March 29, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

SEOUL (Reuters) – General Motors Co’s (GM.N) South Korean unit plans to sharply cut output this month at a factory producing its new Trailblazer sport-utility vehicle (SUV), as the coronavirus outbreak weighs on its U.S. exports and also disrupts parts supplies.

GM Korea is responsible for supplying some of GM’s small SUVs to the U.S. market to meet a consumer shift away from sedans. Like peers industry-wide, however, it is grappling with shrinking exports as demand

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New Aston Martin boss says focus on SUV launch, restarting factories

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FILE PHOTO: A logo on the new Aston Martin DBX at the new Aston Martin Lagonda factory in Barry, Wales, Britain February 21, 2020. REUTERS/Rebecca Naden/Pool/File Photo

(Reuters) – Aston Martin’s (AML.L) immediate priorities will be restarting manufacturing and launching production of its crucial first sport utility vehicle, the luxury carmaker’s new boss, Formula 1 team owner Lawrence Stroll, said on Monday.

The Canadian businessman has just taken charge of the British firm after taking a personal stake as the head of a consortium of investors seeking to turn around the fortunes of a brand famous for its

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