Jan 14, 2015

Tesla to boost output to 'a few million' cars by 2025

Tesla Motors Inc. plans to boost production of electric cars to “at least a few million a year” by 2025 from fewer than 40,000 last year, Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk said Tuesday. Speaking at an industry conference in Detroit, Musk said Tesla may ...

| Jan 14, 2015

Prospect of Chinese cars in U.S. still remains years away

Another Chinese automaker is showing vehicles this year at the auto show in Detroit, raising the perennial question about when these companies might sell in the United States. The answer: Years from now, according to carmakers and industry observers alike. Chinese manufacturers have announced ...

Now Abe must follow through

Jan 13, 2015

Now Abe must follow through

by Yuriko Koike

Three factors played important roles in securing Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's extraordinary victory in last month's elections: falling oil prices, rising skepticism about China's peaceful intentions and Abe himself supplanting the role of labor unions by demanding that companies give pay raises.

Volvo to sell Chinese-made cars in U.S.

Jan 12, 2015

Volvo to sell Chinese-made cars in U.S.

Volvo Cars, the Chinese-owned Swedish automaker, says it plans to export cars made in China to the United States. A public relations manager for Volvo, Chen Yu, said Monday the cars will be exported from Volvo factories in China. Chen said she had no ...