Even so, the Japanese automaker isn't rushing to join a stampede into battery-powered trucks, the executive said, citing low demand.
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The government clinched a much-needed symbolic victory in its prosecution of Carlos Ghosn with the successful extradition of two Americans accused of helping the ex-chairman of Nissan Motor Co. escape trial over a year ago. Michael Taylor, 60, and Peter Taylor landed at Narita International ...
The move marks the latest in a number of bold moves the automaker is taking to step beyond its more than half-a-century-long reliance on selling gasoline-powered cars.
Japan’s second-largest carmaker is now forecasting a net loss of ¥530 billion for the fiscal year through March, narrower than previous expectations of ¥615 billion.
Overseen by a star Silicon Valley engineer, the automaker's Arene system allows new features to be installed in a car’s existing hardware over the air.
After two years of faltering sales and fallout from the 2018 arrest of then-Chairman Carlos Ghosn, Nissan Motor Co.’s newly installed management is at another crossroads.
Although most who use its products don’t know its name, Nidec’s motors are used in about 85% of the world’s hard drives and it controls almost half of the global market for brushless motors.
The battery-powered Ariya sport utility vehicle will instead be made at a facility in Tochigi Prefecture and shipped to Europe and the U.S.
Japan and China are racing to build a new type of ultrafast, levitating train, seeking to demonstrate their mastery over a technology with big export potential.