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Global Giants Hiding on the Pink Sheets

With few exceptions, investors should run screaming from any stock quoted on the Pink Sheets. But not every stock being traded over the counter is a dud. In fact, some of them are top-notch global companies investors would be wise to consider. Here's a look at some of the best.

Daimler Wins $324 Million Appeal in Chrysler Deal Suit

German automaker Daimler has won its appeal of a court ruling that would have required the German automaker to pay $324 million to former Daimler-Benz shareholders who claimed they weren't adequately compensated in the $36 billion merger that created DaimlerChrysler.

Daimler Will Recall 85,000 Mercedes Cars in the U.S.

Daimler AG (DDAIF) is recalling about 85,000 Mercedes-Benz cars in the U.S. to adjust their power-steering systems. The adjustment is aimed to prevent the loss of power steering fluid, The Wall Street Journal said, citing a statement on the website of U.S. traffic authority NHTSA.

Toyota to Offer Rebates on Lexus Models to Boost Sales

Seeking to boost sales of Lexus brand vehicles, Toyota plans to offer rebates of up to $3,000, as well as subsidized financing on certain models, company executives told a gathering of Lexus dealers from across the country this week.

Toyota May Supply Germany's Daimler with Hybrid Tech

Toyota is allegedly in talks to supply technology and key components for hybrid vehicles to Germany's Daimler, according to a report Thursday in the Nikkei Business Daily newspaper. If a deal is made, Daimler would become fourth automaker to use Toyota's gas-electric hybrid technology.

Fraud Files: Feds Crack Down on Overseas Bribes

The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act makes it illegal for companies to pay foreign officials to get or retain business, and the U.S. government has been stepping up FCPA enforcement actions: More than three times as many FCPA cases were brought in 2009 than were filed in 2005.

Daimler Targets Small Cars with Renault-Nissan Alliance

The German auto maker has struggled to be profitable in the small-car segment recently, so it's attracted by Renault-Nissan's success in this area. Here's hoping Daimler's new tie-up works better than its previous one with Chrysler.

GM and Chrysler: A Hard Road in 2010

Once icons of American industrial might, GM and Chrysler have cut jobs, closed plants, eliminated models and shed storied brands. Racing to turn business around, both companies still have a long way to go to convince consumers their products are worthy of consideration.

Fiat's ambitions could ruin it

Fiat has no share in the huge U.S. auto market. Even though light vehicle sales in the U.S. have fallen to about 10 million a year, America is still...

Mercedes announces new hybrid


When they were first introduced, the only hybrid cars on the market were Toyotas and Hondas -- small, practical cars that were admittedly a little...