Jul 1, 2016

Mitsubishi Motors, Nissan restart sales of scandal-affected minicars

Mitsubishi Motors Corp. and Nissan Motor Co. restarted sales of Mitsubishi-produced minicar models on Friday after a 2½-month hiatus following the revelation of fuel-economy data manipulations for the vehicles. Mitsubishi Motors began receiving orders for the eK Wagon and eK Space, with delivery beginning ...

Jun 25, 2016

Nissan unit sues South Korea ministry over alleged emissions cheating

A unit of Nissan Motor Co. has sued South Korea’s Environment Ministry over the alleged emissions manipulation for the Qashqai diesel engine car, Nissan group officials said Friday. Nissan Korea Co. filed the suit with the Seoul Administrative Court on Thursday, disputing the ministry’s ...

Nissan CEO Ghosn's pay tops ¥1 billion for second year

Jun 22, 2016

Nissan CEO Ghosn's pay tops ¥1 billion for second year

Nissan Motor Co. President Carlos Ghosn, one of Japan’s best-paid executives, received more than ¥1 billion ($9.58 million) in pay for the second straight year after the carmaker’s profit climbed to a record. Ghosn, 62, was paid a total of ¥1.07 billion for the ...

Jun 11, 2016

Japanese firms operating in Britain concerned about Brexit

Japanese companies operating in Britain are increasingly concerned about the country’s possible exit from the European Union, a move that, if it happens, is expected to push up their costs. Concern is growing ahead of a national referendum on June 23 on Britain’s continued ...

Jun 10, 2016

Toyota mulls legal action over Brexit camp's use of its logo

Japanese automotive giant Toyota said Thursday it was considering legal action against the official campaign for Britain to leave the EU in the June 23 referendum for using its logo and implying it backs a Brexit. In a statement, the company said the use ...

Jun 8, 2016

Takata, Nissan hit with first air bag criminal complaint

A woman in Japan has filed a criminal complaint against Takata Corp. and Nissan Motor Co. over injuries sustained when a Takata air bag ruptured in a vehicle collision last year, investigative sources said. It was the first such case in the nation related ...