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BUSINESS
Jan 15, 2020
China to ramp up U.S. car, aircraft, energy purchases to tune of $80 billion in line with trade deal: source
China has pledged to buy almost $80 billion of additional manufactured goods from the United States over the next two years as part of a trade war truce, according to a source, a target that could provide a much-needed boost for plane-maker Boeing but is being questioned by U.S. trade experts.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies / FOCUS
Oct 11, 2019
For Toyota, hydrogen still the route forward
As others automakers plan battery-powered SUVs and trucks, Toyota Motor Corp.'s vision for the future of driving remains a hydrogen-sipping sedan.
BUSINESS
Sep 22, 2019
Motegi says U.S.-Japan trade talks will bring peace of mind to farmers and automakers
Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi said trade talks with the United States will bring peace of mind to farmers and automakers, according to an interview with public broadcaster NHK aired Sunday ahead of a key bilateral meeting this week.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Aug 23, 2019
Toyota and Hyundai latest to halt output and shed workers in India as car sales slump worsens
With India's auto sales declining for the ninth straight month in July, more automotive manufacturers are laying off workers and temporarily halting production to keep costs in check, according to sources and documents seen by Reuters.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies / FOCUS
Apr 22, 2019
Elon Musk takes on Panasonic in rare public tweet battle with key Japanese supplier
Elon Musk has engaged in Twitter spats with a long line of folks, from rival automakers to short-sellers and the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Mar 29, 2019
Toyota dealers in Tokyo hacked; data on roughly 3 million customers stolen
Toyota Motor Corp. said Friday that data on roughly 3 million customers was stolen from its sales companies' computer systems in Tokyo following a hacking attack.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Mar 25, 2019
Carlos Ghosn to hold news conference in mid-April or later, his lawyer says
Former Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn is expected to hold a news conference in mid-April or later, one of his lawyers said.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Mar 20, 2019
Toyota eyes supplying hybrids to Suzuki in broader tie-up
Toyota Motor Corp. is considering offering Suzuki Motor Corp. a hybrid system for global sales and enhancing a joint car development project for India, according to an expanded tie-up deal unveiled Wednesday.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Feb 27, 2019
Subaru's domestic production halves in January due to part defect
Subaru Corp. said Wednesday its domestic production in January halved from a year earlier, reflecting the impact of a temporary factory shutdown that came after the discovery of a power-steering defect in certain models.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Feb 6, 2019
Toyota slashes net profit forecast due to market turbulence
Dragged down by recent stock market turbulence, Toyota Motor Corp. slashed its net profit forecast for the current business year on Wednesday and now estimates the figure will be down by 25 percent compared to fiscal 2017.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jan 24, 2019
CEOs at Davos sour on Trump policies, warning they hurt business and investment
From center-stage in Davos last year, President Donald Trump told the world's corporate bosses that America is a great place to invest. It hasn't quite turned out that way.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Dec 24, 2018
BMW faces criminal probe in South Korea over engine fires
BMW AG is facing a criminal probe in South Korea after investigators concluded the manufacturer concealed fire hazards and delayed recalls for a problem that has dented sales and its reputation in the Asian country.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Dec 11, 2018
U.S. automakers group urges Trump to push harder to open Japanese market
The Trump administration intends to start trade negotiations with Tokyo as early as mid-January, after notifying Congress of its plans in October.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Dec 5, 2018
Volkswagen says the next generation of combustion cars will be its last
Volkswagen AG expects the era of the combustion car to fade away after it rolls out its next-generation gasoline and diesel cars beginning in 2026.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Nov 30, 2018
Hitachi and Uber take part in huge London trial aiming to crack electric-car charger shortfall
Uber Technologies Inc. and Hitachi Ltd. are among the companies that will flood London with 3,000 electric vehicles as part of a study aimed at overcoming a shortage of charging points blamed for holding back sales.
BUSINESS / Companies
Nov 16, 2018
Nissan and Dongfeng aim to boost annual output of electric vehicle model at joint China plant to 23,000 units
Dongfeng Motor Co., a Chinese joint venture with Nissan Motor Co., aims to boost annual output of its first electric vehicle model for the Chinese market to 23,000 units in 2019, officials said.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Nov 16, 2018
Toyota gives top-selling Corolla a new look as it increases efforts in China
For Toyota Motor Corp., China wasn't always the first pit stop when it came to unveiling key car models. But this time, it's different.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Nov 14, 2018
Subaru placed under supervision after series of inspection scandals
The transport ministry has told Subaru Corp. that the automaker will be placed under strict supervision following a series of quality inspection scandals.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Oct 5, 2018
Toyota to recall 2.4 million hybrid cars globally over faulty program
Toyota Motor Corp. said Friday it will recall 2.43 million hybrid cars at home and abroad due to a fault in the hybrid system program.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Oct 3, 2018
Mitsubishi Motors plans ¥4 billion boost to Indonesia output capacity
Mitsubishi Motors Corp. said Wednesday it will spend ¥4 billion ($35 million) to ramp up production capacity at a plant in Indonesia to meet solid demand for its recently launched multipurpose vehicle.

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