Business May 28, 2018

Trump car tariff threat divides Detroit's blue and white collars

Blue-collar auto workers are getting behind U.S. President Donald Trump's latest threat against car imports, but the suits in America's car capital doubt a crackdown will come to pass. "I welcome the fact that they're investigating this," United Auto Workers President Dennis Williams told reporters ...

National Oct 1, 2017

Yokohama expressway crash leaves one dead, five hurt

A man was killed and five other people were injured Sunday morning after a truck rammed a car parked on the shoulder of the Metropolitan Expressway in Yokohama, police said. The collision, which occurred at around 6:25 a.m. on the Bay Shore Route, happened shortly ...

Business Jun 10, 2014

Japan, U.S. restart trade talks on auto industry

Japanese and United States trade officials began two-day talks on Monday in Washington, as the U.S. continues to press Japan to open its auto market to greater imports. The talks aim to narrow remaining gaps ahead of a meeting by chief negotiators on the Trans-Pacific ...

Eight carmakers' domestic output up again

Business / Corporate Nov 29, 2013

Eight carmakers' domestic output up again

The combined domestic output of the eight major automakers rose 9.9 percent in October from a year earlier for the second straight month of increase, data released by the firms show. The figures were helped by robust demand in North America and a recovery from ...