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Toyota hybrid sales top 10 million worldwide

/ Feb 15, 2017

Toyota hybrid sales top 10 million worldwide

Toyota Motor Corp. said worldwide sales of its hybrid vehicles totaled 10,048,500 units as of the end of January, surpassing the 10-million-unit mark 20 years after the launch of its first such environmentally friendly vehicle. The automaker is aiming for cumulative sales of 15 ...

Under Hon Hai, Sharp looks to expand LCD operations

/ Feb 14, 2017

Under Hon Hai, Sharp looks to expand LCD operations

Struggling electronics maker Sharp Corp. is starting to focus on expanding its business operations, six months after coming under the umbrella of Taiwan’s Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. In October-December last year, Sharp posted a group net profit of ¥4.2 billion, returning to the ...

/ Feb 9, 2017

Japan firm drops Mexico plant plan over Trump warnings

A top Japanese auto parts-maker said Thursday it had dropped Mexico as a possible location for a new factory after Donald Trump rapped Toyota over a plant south of the border. The decision by Nikkei 225-listed Nisshinbo Holdings marked the first time a Japanese ...