Jun 1, 2015

Auto sales slide 7.6% in May on minicar tax

Auto sales in May fell 7.6 percent to 335,644 units from a year ago as the April tax hike on minivehicles weighed on demand, industry bodies said Monday. Minicar sales sank 19.6 percent to 125,755 units, down for the fifth consecutive month, the Japan ...

Jan 8, 2014

Nissan, Toyota, Honda China sales hit record

Nissan, Toyota and Honda posted record-high sales in China in 2013, data from the firms show. Nissan Motor Co. saw its new automobile sales in the Chinese market jump 17.2 percent year on year to 1,266,200 units. Sales came to 917,500 units for Toyota ...

Toyoda tries to revive love for cars

Oct 8, 2013

Toyoda tries to revive love for cars

by Anna Mukai

While Toyota Motor Corp. President Akio Toyoda is on the cusp of a record year for profit, kids nowadays make him nervous. They’re so clueless that boys without cars have the nerve to ask girls out. “In the past, if you wanted to date ...