Japan's automakers achieve record U.S. sales in 2015

Business Jan 6, 2016

Japan's automakers achieve record U.S. sales in 2015

Japanese automakers logged record sales in the United States in 2015 as the overall market swelled to an unprecedented level, driven by the stronger economy and robust demand for sport utility vehicles and trucks, Autodata Corp. data showed Tuesday. Manufacturers sold 17.47 million cars in ...

Business May 26, 2015

Japan to urge Indonesia to cut auto tariffs as agreed in FTA

Japan will urge Indonesia to lower its tariffs on Japanese automobiles as agreed under a bilateral free trade pact that entered into force in 2008, trade minister Yoichi Miyazawa said Tuesday. Miyazawa said Japan and Indonesia are expected to hold bilateral discussions on the matter ...

Business Jan 7, 2015

U.S. recalls may climb this year, car safety chief says

A recent wave of auto recalls may lead to even more flaws being discovered this year as drivers become alert to design faults, the top U.S. car safety official said Tuesday. Recalls of air bags and ignition switches last year contributed to an increase in ...