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Nissan's Ariya electric crossover sport utility vehicle assembled by robots at the company's plant in Kaminokawa, Tochigi Prefecture
BUSINESS / Companies
Feb 19, 2024
Japan carmakers forge ahead with EV investments despite slowdown
Outside of Japan, signs of a scaling back are everywhere, with the exception of China.
Labor unions at Toyota and other carmakers are seeking record pay increases in this year's spring wage negotiations.
BUSINESS / Companies
Feb 15, 2024
Major auto firm unions request record pay hikes ahead of annual talks
Whether major automakers fully accept unions' demands for a second consecutive year is set to be in focus after the prime minister called for wage hikes.
Honda now projects an annual net profit of ¥960 billion ($6.45 billion), up ¥30 billion from the previous forecast.
BUSINESS / Companies
Feb 8, 2024
Honda and Nissan release robust earnings reports
Honda upgraded its annual profit forecast while rival Nissan said its net profit almost tripled year-on-year.
Tanaka takes part in a signing ceremony for the Japan-Uruguay Investment Agreement with Uruguay's Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs Luis Porto in 2015.
Jan 23, 2024
Why positivity is an asset in a career of PR and diplomacy
Keiko Tanaka went from an office at Nissan to the ambassador's residence in Uruguay.
From left: Masashi Matsuyama, vice president of Nissan and president of Nissan (China) Investment, Takao Asami, senior vice president of Nissan, and Rika Kiritake, vice president of Nissan, hold a news conference at Tsinghua University in Beijing on Sunday.
BUSINESS / Companies
Dec 17, 2023
Nissan to export China-developed EVs to global markets
The firm is considering exporting internal combustion engine vehicles and upcoming electric cars manufactured and developed in China to overseas markets
The partnership between Nissan and Renault was jolted in 2018 by the arrest of Carlos Ghosn, chairman of both companies.
BUSINESS / Companies
Dec 12, 2023
Renault selling part of Nissan stake to partner for €765 million
The move follows last month’s finalization of a plan for Renault to reduce its interest in Nissan.
As a customer for Renault's combustion-engine venture, Nissan will receive gearboxes and engines for 12 of its plants.
BUSINESS / Companies
Dec 6, 2023
Nissan to buy engines and gearboxes from Renault-Geely venture
The step is part of a major revamp of the firms working together following years of growing tensions.
A worker inside the Envision battery manufacturing plant at Nissan's Sunderland factory in Britain in July 2021.
BUSINESS / Companies
Nov 24, 2023
Nissan to invest $1.4 billion to build two new EV models in Britain
Plans for electric versions of crossover models will require an investment of up to £2 billion in a third battery plant and infrastructure projects.
Toshihiro Mibe, president and chief executive officer of Honda at the Japan Mobility Show, in Tokyo in October
BUSINESS / Companies
Nov 12, 2023
Booming profits bolster Japan automakers’ cautious EV shift
The Japanese auto sector is on track this year to exceed its peak operating profit of around ¥5.4 trillion in fiscal 2015.
Honda raised its full-year net profit forecast to ¥930 billion.
BUSINESS / Companies
Nov 9, 2023
Honda and Nissan hike full-year forecasts
The car giants, however, also pointed out that fierce price competition in China was posing a challenge for Japanese automakers.
A Nissan auto dealership in the Botafogo neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The firm hopes to more than double its market share in Brazil, to 7% from the current 3.4% in 2026.
BUSINESS / Companies
Nov 8, 2023
Nissan to invest $575 million in Brazil as it aims to double share
Nissan hopes to more than double its market share in Brazil, to 7% from the current 3.4% in 2026.
A judge has decided to evict former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn from his residence in the Lebanese capital, a judicial source has said, about four years after an investment firm accused him of "trespassing."
Oct 30, 2023
Lebanon court orders Carlos Ghosn out of Beirut home
Phoinos Investment, to which the home in the Lebanese capital is registered, has accused the former Nissan boss of "trespassing."
Nissan Motor Sakura electric vehicles (left and center), and a Mitsubishi Motors eK X electric vehicle on display during their release ceremony at the Mitsubishi Motors Mizushima plant in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, in May 2022.
BUSINESS / Companies
Oct 24, 2023
Japan's bestselling EV isn’t a Tesla but a $13,000 minicar
A jointly developed minicar sold as the Nissan Motors Sakura and Mitsubishi Motors eK X accounts for roughly half of all EV sales in Japan.
Secondhand Toyota cars on sale in Moscow in July 2016
BUSINESS / Companies
Oct 3, 2023
Japan puts the brakes on lucrative used-car trade with Russia
While wiping out Russia's biggest source of used cars, sanctions have driven down prices for secondhand cars in Japan.
Nissan and Renault's deal to rebalance their troubled alliance has given them more freedom to pursue other partnerships and become more agile.
BUSINESS / Companies
Sep 27, 2023
Renault and Nissan to drop common alliance purchasing organization
The new setup reflects Renault’s efforts to grow more independent from its Japanese partner after years of tensions within the alliance.
Nissan Motor is planning to produce only electric vehicles in Europe by 2030.
BUSINESS / Companies
Sep 26, 2023
Nissan to go all-electric in Europe by 2030 despite U.K. delay
Nissan plans to launch 27 electrified vehicles, including 19 fully electric cars, by 2030.
A worker cleans a Toyota Electric Vehicle bZ4X on display during the Gaikindo Indonesia International Auto Show in Tangerang, near Jakarta, Indonesia, last week.
BUSINESS / Companies
Aug 17, 2023
Japan automakers race to catch up with global EV competitors
There is a sense of crisis over a possible decline of Japan's auto industry if U.S., European and Chinese automakers continue to dominate the EV market.
Honda's electric vehicle e:NP2 is displayed at the Auto Shanghai show, in Shanghai in April. The recent weakening of the yen couldn't come at a better time for Japanese automakers, which are struggling in the Chinese market.
BUSINESS / Economy
Aug 14, 2023
Weak yen gives Japan automakers temporary relief from China pain
A weak yen has traditionally lifted profits for Japan's big exporters
Nissan Motor has finalized plans to invest in Renault’s electric-vehicle venture Ampere, capping months of negotiations to rebalance the troubled automotive alliance.
BUSINESS / Companies
Jul 26, 2023
Nissan to invest $663 million in Renault EV unit as alliance rejigged
The deal caps months of negotiations aimed at rebalancing the troubled automotive alliance.
Nissan will adopt Tesla's electric-vehicle charging technology in the U.S. and Canada, becoming the first Japanese carmaker to take up the technology.
BUSINESS / Companies
Jul 20, 2023
Nissan to adopt Tesla EV-charging design from 2025 in U.S. and Canada
Starting in 2025, the firm will equip its electric vehicles with the Tesla-developed North American Charging Standard (NACS) port.


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