Nov 12, 2013

Honda to show prototype in L.A.

Honda Motor Co. says it will exhibit a prototype of a fuel-cell electric vehicle it plans to launch in Japan and the United States in 2015 at the L.A. Auto Show later this month. The automaker released a sketch Monday of the FCEV Concept. ...

Honda and Nissan log strong sales in China

Nov 5, 2013

Honda and Nissan log strong sales in China

Honda Motor Co. and Nissan Motor Co. said sales of their new vehicles in China surged in October compared with last year, when they were severely hit by the flare-up in the Senkaku territorial dispute. Honda’s sales more than tripled to 75,150 units, compared ...

Camry loses Consumer Reports nod

Oct 29, 2013

Camry loses Consumer Reports nod

by Craig Trudell

Consumer Reports pulled its recommendation for Toyota Motor Corp.’s Camry sedan and said post-bankruptcy General Motors Co. is among the automakers cracking Japanese brands’ dominance in fielding reliable cars. Consumer Reports isn’t recommending any version of the Camry, the top-selling U.S. car the past ...

Toyota slips to third in U.S. car sales

Oct 3, 2013

Toyota slips to third in U.S. car sales

Toyota Motor Corp. slipped to third position in U.S. new vehicle sales in September, while the overall market shrank from a year earlier for the first time since May 2011 due to fewer days reported in the month, research company Autodata Corp. said. Dealers ...

Driving systems in spotlight at high-tech fair

Oct 2, 2013

Driving systems in spotlight at high-tech fair

Automakers rolled out their advanced driving technologies and IT-equipped vehicles for the opening of Japan’s major high-tech fair Tuesday. More carmakers are joining electronics companies at the CEATEC Japan exhibition this year as vehicles increasingly employ advanced information technology. Honda Motor Co. and Mazda ...