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| UPDATED: 04/27/17 3:12 am - adds Takata statement

Takata stock trading suspended after reported bankruptcy filing plan

Takata stock trading was suspended in Japan after a newspaper report that the embattled auto supplier was considering filing for bankruptcy protection.

Detroit execs see no breakthrough in Japan

Despite President Donald Trump's tough talk on trade with Japan, Detroit automakers see no path to higher sales there, even with a negotiated breakthrough.

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Japan dreams of a hydrogen society

As home market to two of the three global carmakers selling hydrogen fuel cell vehicles, Japan is understandably optimistic about the outlook for hydrogen-powered cars.

A gross but green path to hydrogen

Masaki Tajima is trying to pave a greener hydrogen highway for Japan. And the road starts at a simmering sewage field on the southwestern island of Kyushu.

Developing hydrogen beyond the car market

Imagine a city where houses and businesses have their own on-site fuel cell stacks that turn hydrogen into electricity for lights, dishwashers and vacuum cleaners.

Hyundai preps dedicated EV platform

Hyundai is developing its first dedicated architecture for electric cars, a top executive said. The platform will allow Hyundai and sister brand Kia to sell EVs that will be "more competitive" than rival offerings, said Lee Ki-sang, a senior vice president at the automaker.