Honda's North American production reaches 30 million vehicles

Sep 16, 2015

Honda's North American production reaches 30 million vehicles

Honda Motor Co. said Tuesday its North American production reached 30 million automobiles, a major milestone, since it started operations at the Marysville plant in the U.S. state of Ohio in November 1982. The Japanese automaker currently operates eight assembly plants in the United ...

Jan 30, 2015

Toshiba to exit TV business in North America

Toshiba Corp. said Thursday it will stop developing and selling televisions in North America, licensing the business to a Taiwanese firm, as the Japanese electronics-maker showed robust earnings for the April to December period. Toshiba, facing intensifying price competition in the global TV market, ...

Sep 11, 2014

Ajinomoto to acquire U.S. frozen foods maker Windsor

Ajinomoto Co. said Wednesday it will acquire U.S. frozen food maker Windsor Quality Holdings LP for about $800 million (about ¥84 billion) in a bid to increase its presence in the vast North American market. A U.S. subsidiary of Ajinomoto, known widely as the ...

U.S. facing 221,000 tons of debris

Mar 17, 2013

U.S. facing 221,000 tons of debris

A total of 221,000 tons of debris from the tsunami that crashed into Tohoku in 2011 is expected to wash up on North America by October, the Environment Ministry said. The cumulative volume of debris traversing the Pacific and reaching the west coast of ...