Output soars most since 2011 ahead of tax hike

Business / Economy Feb 28, 2014

Output soars most since 2011 ahead of tax hike

The nation's industrial production in January grew the most since 2011, indicating the economy is strengthening as a looming consumption tax bump stimulates demand, while inflation matched the highest level in more than five years. Output rose 4 percent in January from the previous month, ...

Business / Corporate Dec 15, 2013

Release of 2014 sales plan delayed

Toyota Motor Corp. has delayed the release of its annual production and sales plan until next month to study how recently decided tax reforms for fiscal 2014 will impact automobile taxes, industry sources said Saturday. The automaker has also rescheduled to January its presentation of ...

Business / Corporate Sep 25, 2013

Top carmakers slash output after green subsidies end

The nation's top three automakers cut domestic output in August by double digits after the "green car" subsidy program ended, data released Wednesday show. Toyota Motor Corp.'s output sank 10.9 percent on year to 233,514 vehicles, Nissan Motor Corp.'s output fell 11.7 percent to 77,812 ...