Business Feb 4, 2016

Carmakers say India's sudden rule changes raise investment uncertainty

Behind the glitzy song-and-dance sequences at the biennial Delhi Auto Expo, executives from automakers including Maruti Suzuki India Ltd., Honda Motor Co., and Ford Motor Co. are expressing concern about sudden changes in regulation. In December, India's top court banned the sale of diesel vehicles ...

Smog from Beijing may reach northern Japan

National Dec 9, 2015

Smog from Beijing may reach northern Japan

by Shusuke Murai

The ongoing pollution "red alert" in Beijing may affect northern Japan, a model of weather patterns suggests, although pollutants will be well within safe limits when they arrive. Noxious smog particles may drift to Hokkaido and elsewhere, according to a new simulation of air currents ...