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Mitsubishi Motors' April-June net falls 15%

1:51 pm U.S. ET | July 30, 2015
Mitsubishi Motors today said its fiscal first-quarter net income fell 15 percent to 23.99 billion yen, or $195.56 million, brought down by widening losses in Japan, poor performance in Europe and a drop in global factory unit sales.

GM to invest $1 billion in India, plans to double market share by 2020

6:59 am U.S. ET | July 29, 2015
General Motors plans to invest $1 billion in the next few years to turn operations in India into a new global export hub aimed at boosting sales in fast-growing emerging markets, top executives said today.

Mitsubishi will focus production on Japan, Russia, S.E. Asia after closing U.S. plant

2:42 am U.S. ET | July 27, 2015
Mitsubishi will focus production on Japan, Russia and Southeast Asia after closing its U.S. plant, the automaker's president, Tetsuro Aikawa, said.

GM Korea reaches tentative wage deal with union

9:01 am U.S. ET | July 27, 2015
General Motors' South Korean unit tentatively reached an annual wage deal with its labor union today, averting a major strike at one of its key Asian...

Mitsubishi to end U.S. vehicle output, report says

4:32 pm U.S. ET | July 23, 2015
Mitsubishi plans to quit building light vehicles in the U.S.

High-performance Cadillacs roar into Japan

7:23 am U.S. ET | July 21, 2015
GM is introducing two high-performance V-Series Cadillac nameplates in Japan that outspoken presidential hopeful Donald Trump famously blasted as...

Honda to make English official work language by 2020

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 13, 2015
Honda said English will be the official language for all inter-regional communications at the Tokyo automaker by 2020.

Nissan says Japan plant will make hot-selling Rogue for U.S.

2:06 pm U.S. ET | July 9, 2015
Nissan said that next year its plant in Kyushu, Japan, will begin building up to 100,000 Rogues annually for the U.S. market.

Honda adds 4.5 million cars to recalls for Takata airbags

3:55 am U.S. ET | July 9, 2015
Honda added 4.5 million more vehicles to recalls involving Takata airbags. Honda said 1.

Ex-Toyota exec Hamp freed without charges; Hayakawa new CCO

4:54 am U.S. ET | July 8, 2015
Former Toyota executive Julie Hamp was released from custody in Japan today without being charged, following her arrest last month on suspicion of...

Nissan says Takata airbag caused fire in Japan crash

6:31 am U.S. ET | July 8, 2015
Nissan said an airbag made by Takata Corp.

Ex-Toyota exec Hamp to be released from custody in Japan, report says

5:20 am U.S. ET | July 7, 2015
Tokyo prosecutors plan to release Julie Hamp, a former Toyota executive, on Wednesday after she was arrested last month on suspicion of illegally...

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Toyoda Gosei 'on track' to loosening Toyota ties

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 6, 2015
Toyoda Gosei President Tadashi Arashima says his company is on track to reducing its dependence on Toyota Motor Corp.

Financial aid for hydrogen infrastructure

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 6, 2015
Japan's three biggest automakers plan to help cover the cost of operating hydrogen stations in the country to popularize cars powered by fuel cells.

Toyota finds airbags are in demand on world's deadliest roads

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 3, 2015
For many years, carmakers have been loath to make airbags standard on models in India, worried that higher costs will hurt sales.

Honda to make English official language by 2020

6:57 am U.S. ET | July 3, 2015
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Toyota prices 'Model AA' shares at top range

9:50 am U.S. ET | July 2, 2015
Toyota set the price for its "Model AA" class shares at the top of its range, as retail investors flocked to the $4 billion issue the world's biggest...

Toyota's top female executive, Hamp, steps down after arrest in Japan

4:34 am U.S. ET | July 1, 2015
Toyota said Julie Hamp, its first female managing officer, had resigned following her arrest last month on suspicion of illegally importing the...

Fiat Chrysler will start Jeep output in India in 2017

10:10 am U.S. ET | July 1, 2015
Fiat Chrysler will invest $280 million to begin Jeep production in India in 2017 through an expanded joint venture with Tata Motors.

Japanese automakers to subsidize hydrogen station operating costs

6:25 am U.S. ET | July 1, 2015
Toyota, Nissan and Honda plan to help cover the cost of operating hydrogen stations in the country to popularize cars powered by fuel cells.

GM Korea workers approve strike over pay, output

6:57 am U.S. ET | July 1, 2015
GM employees in South Korea voted today in favor of a strike over wages and production volumes, prompted by uncertainty over the automaker's output...

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