Honda to open new XR-V factory in China in 2019

/ Oct 18, 2016

Honda to open new XR-V factory in China in 2019

Honda Motor Co. plans to build a new factory in China that will produce passenger cars from 2019, boosting its output capacity in the country by about a fifth, two people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. Honda and partner Dongfeng Motor Group ...

Japanese firms carefully assess impact of Thai king's death

Oct 14, 2016

Japanese firms carefully assess impact of Thai king's death

Japanese companies operating in Thailand are carefully assessing the impact on business in the Southeast Asian country following the death of Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej on Thursday at age 88. Economic activity in Thailand is expected to slow as mourning for the passing of ...

Jul 20, 2016

Takata allegedly gave manipulated air bag test data to Honda

Japanese auto parts maker Takata Corp. manipulated air bag test data that it supplied to Honda Motor Co., sources said, citing a third-party investigation. The investigators examined the data after Takata, which has faced massive global recalls over defective air bags, acknowledged that parts ...