/ Apr 19, 2017

Toyota to begin tests of fuel-cell vehicle in China

Toyota Motor Corp. has announced a plan to conduct tests of its Mirai, the world’s first commercially available fuel cell vehicle, in China from October. Two Mirai vehicles will be used for the performance tests, which will last through 2020. The leading Japanese automaker ...

Japan Inc. warily welcomes new economic dialogue with U.S.

Apr 19, 2017

Japan Inc. warily welcomes new economic dialogue with U.S.

Japanese companies are hoping the new Japan-U.S. economic dialogue will help them expand investment in the United States while bracing for tough demands from the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump. The dialogue is expected to “become a foundation for strengthening the two countries’ ...

O'Reilly sex allegations prompt advertisers to pull out

Apr 5, 2017

O'Reilly sex allegations prompt advertisers to pull out

Major auto brands have decided to pull advertising from a popular Fox News program following reports of sexual harassment involving host Bill O’Reilly. Companies dropping advertising with “The O’Reilly Factor” included BMW North America, Mercedes-Benz and Hyundai, according to statements to AFP. “While it’s ...

Toyota to bring premium brand Lexus to India

/ Mar 27, 2017

Toyota to bring premium brand Lexus to India

Toyota Motor Corp. is bringing its premium Lexus brand to India more than two decades after introducing the marque in China, an acknowledgment of the second-most populous country’s growing potential as a source of luxury demand. Lexus will offer two SUVs and a sedan ...