Toyota sees plug-in hybrids catching on faster than conventional hybrids
Nissan, BMW, Porsche face fuel economy probes in S. Korea
South Korea has filed a complaint against Nissan alleging the automaker manipulated the fuel economy test results of its Infiniti Q50. BMW and Porsche are also being investigated. The latest action comes after sales of some Nissan, BMW and Porsche cars were banned because of emissions and noise-level irregularities.
With Trump-Abe bromance, Japan delegates trade issue to deputies
On trade, an issue that has caused prior tensions between Japan and the U.S., Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe hopes to distance the topic from his burgeoning friendship with President Trump -- and assign it to Vice President Mike Pence.
Japan's trade mission: Get through to Trump
Nissan used defeat device in Qashqai diesel, South Korean court rules
A South Korean court ruled against Nissan in an emissions case, siding with the government in its accusations that the automaker had used a so-called defeat device in some diesel variants of its Qashqai SUV. The models were produced at Nissan's UK plant and use 1.6-liter diesels from Renault.
Subaru parent's earnings fall on Takata costs, incentives, currency
South Korea wants to dispel 'misunderstanding' on U.S. trade pact
South Korea's trade minister said his country will seek to explain the benefits of its free-trade agreement with the United States to the Trump administration, as the pact enacted in 2012 comes under fresh scrutiny.
Toyota, Suzuki outline plans to deepen collaboration
Toyota and Suzuki announced Monday that they have agreed to start concrete talks about collaborating in environmentally friendly technologies, safety systems, information technology and the mutual supply of products and components.